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About Consilium

Consilium Academies is a multi-academy Trust working across the North of England. It has nine academy schools located in Yorkshire, the North West, and the North East. Consilium is dedicated to enriching lives and inspiring ambitions for both students and colleagues.

Meet our Staff

Meet our dedicated staff, here to support your child to achieve their full potential while at Heworth:

Dianne Abrahamson Teaching Assistant
Laura Ambler Teaching Assistant
Zahida Amine Teaching Assistant
Erin Anderson Teacher Music / Head of Year 11
Laura Anderson Attendance Manager
Daniel Beresford Head of PE
Patricia Blanchard Director of Mental Health
Jon Breakingbury Inclusion Support Assistant
Samantha Brooks Teacher of PE / Assistant Head of Y11
Rachel Burford Teacher of Dance
Carolyn Buxton Head of Geography
Suzannah Caldicott Lead for Learning for Life
Victoria Carter Deputy Headteacher Curriculum & Standards
Rebecca Chippindale KS3 Pastoral Manager
Annekathrin Cleeves Teacher of English
Louise Cox Admin Manager
Kim Davis Head of Italian
Allie Denholm Headteacher
Maxine Dickinson Admin Assistant 
Karen Doherty Admin Assistant
Victoria Fenwick Head of Science / Assistant Headteacher
Geoffrey Fisher Caretaker
Dawne Forster Admin Assistant / First Aid & Mental Health Coordinator
David Forsyth DT Technician 
Rachel Frame Teacher of Geography
Claire Frater Careers Officer
Catriona Froom Teacher of Maths / Assistant Headteacher
George Gardner Teacher of Science
Gemma-lea Gatenby Head of Dance / Assist HOY 9
Liam Gates Inclusion Support Assistant
Helen George KS4 Pastoral Manager
Lucy Gibbons Teacher of English
Kirsty Gordon Business Support Officer
Lucy Greenwood Teacher of History / Assist HOY 10
Marie Grigg Business Studies Teacher/Head of Health and Social Care/Assistant Head of Year 8
Alan Haddon Teacher of Geography / Director of Welfare 
Donna  Hall Teaching Assistant
Louise Haslam Academic Mentor
Mark Hawkins Senior Science Technician 
Shirley Headlam PA to the Headteacher
Gillian Henderson Teaching Assistant
Anita Hetherington Attendance Assistant
Alice Hollamby Performing Arts and Media Technician
Jason Holt Deputy Headteacher Teaching & Learning
Brad Hooper ICT Support Engineer
Jason Hope Head of Year 7
Sophie Houghton Teacher of Maths  
Claire Hudson Head of Arts / Head of Music
Naomi Hughes Teacher of Music / Assit HOY 7
Heather Jeffries Teacher of English
Jennifer Johnston Head of Maths 
Amy Kelly Resource Centre Manager & Literacy Co-ordinator
David Khachikian Teacher of Maths
Sarah Kilpatrick Teacher of Art  
Lynsey Korsbo Cover Supervisor
Danuta Kudlacik Cover Supervisor
James Laws Teacher of Science
Kevin Lister Interim Deputy Headteacher
Debbie Longhurst Attendance Worker
Karen Maddock Lead Practitioner - Maths
Jane Mather Teacher of Science
Madeline McKenzie Admin Assistant  
Laura McMahon Head of Business Studies
Andrea Mills Teaching Assistant
Joanna Mitcham Teacher of English 
Jackie Mitchell SENDCO / Assistant Headteacher
Rebeka Moore Teach First Maths
Rob Morris Newcastle United Foundation Partner School Co-Ordinator
Steven Mullen Caretaker
Michael Murray Head of Physics
Daniel Nicholson Second in Science / Head of Biology
Colin Nicod Teacher of Technology 
Helen O'Brien Behaviour Support Centre Manager/ Head of Year 9
Christine Onions Safguarding Support
Sarah Owens Teacher of English
Jade Patterson Teacher of English
Anthony Peart Teacher of English
Natalee Pinkney Teaching Assistant
Sophie Reid Inclusion Support Assistant
Sharon Rennie PE Teacher / Head of Year 10
Dawn Roberts Attendance Assistant
Gawen Robinson Head of Creative Performing Arts
Louise Robinson Teacher of English
Sarah Rostron Geography Teacher / Head of Year 8
Lesley Rump Head of MFL
Laura Scott Academic Mentor
Sophie Scott Teacher of Spanish
Martyn Searles Teacher of History / Assistant Headteacher 
Shannon Sherriff First Teach English
Laura Shreeve Teacher of Science / Assistant Head of Post 16
Valerie Smith Teacher of French
Elizabeth Spetch Teacher of Maths
Charlotte Swatts Teacher of History 
Joanne Tait EAL Co-ordinator
Richard Tait Teacher of Maths 
John Thompson Head of Design Technology
Natalie Thompson Teacher of Geography
Tamson Tudor Head of Chemistry
Catherina Tunnicliff Second in English
Allyson Turnbull Teaching Assistant
Bruce Vause Teacher of PE / Head of Post 16
Keighley Wanless Teacher of Art and Photography 
Jane Warren Admin Assistant
Chloe Wassell Teacher of Science
Doug Watts Site Manager
Joanna Whelan Head of History 
Maxine Williams Admin Assistant
Rhian Williams Teacher of MFL / Head of Sociology
Grahame Wood Head of Media Studies
Christine Wright Senior ICT Support Engineer