LEADERSHIP TEAM

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HEADTEACHER:
MRS SUZANNE HOWELL

Responsible for the day to day running of Sacred Heart Catholic High School. Mrs Howell has the strategic overview of Staffing, Recruitment and Selection, Teaching School, Teaching and Learning, Quality Assurance, SLT links and School to School Support. 

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DEPUTY HEADTEACHER:
MR DAVID DOUGLASS
Director of SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training)

Responsible for Initial Teacher Training, School Finances, Pupil Premium, Literacy and G&T. Mr Douglass also teaches Geography.

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DEPUTY HEADTEACHER:
MR LARRY CLARKE

Responsible for pastoral care in KS3 and KS4, progress, safeguarding and PSHCE. Mr Clarke also teaches Chemistry.

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DIRECTOR OF ACHIEVEMENT:
MR MICHAEL COUSINS

Responsible for curriculum, progress in KS3-4, assessment systems, data analysis, examinations, target setting, and student tracking.

Mr Cousins also teaches Physics.

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DIRECTOR OF ETHOS, SITE & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT:
MR MICHAEL DONNELLY

Responsible for the Catholic ethos of the school, the school site and personal development. 

Mr Donnelly also teaches Chemistry.

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DIRECTOR OF TEACHING & LEARNING:
MR IAN BRADLEY

Responsible for whole school teaching and learning, continuous professional development, coaching and action research. Mr Bradley also teaches Geography.

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ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER:
MR MICHAEL ASHTON-THOMPSON

Responsible for primary transition, IT strategy and websites, educational trips and visits, internal events and overview of Sixth Form. Mr Ashton-Thompson also teaches Computer Science.

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ASSISTANT HEADTEACHER:
MISS LOUISA CONNOLLY

Miss Connolly is responsible for the operational overview of the SCITT, curriculum and assessment, middle leader development, the overview of literacy and numeracy across the curriculum. Miss Connolly also teaches English.