Staff list: useful contacts


Chief Executive Officer, Palladian Academy Trust;  Executive Principal, Ralph Allen School


Mr Tim Withers BA (Hons); MA

Chief Executive Officer, Palladian Academy Trust;  Executive Principal, Ralph Allen School

Leadership Team


Mr John Chantry  BA (Hons)

Head of School, Philosophy and Ethics, PSHE

Mr Andrew Greenhough  BSc (Hons)

Vice-Principal, Science

Miss Jacqueline Haggett  BSc (Hons)

Head of Sixth Form, Mathematics

Miss Sarah Hetenyi BA (Hons)

Assistant Principal, Physical Education

Mrs Jo Marsh

Chief Operating Officer, Palladian Academy Trust; Business Director, Ralph Allen School

Leadership Team Office

Miss Yvonne Miles, Chief Executive Officer’s PA – ext 217

Mrs Lizzie Wilkinson, Leadership Team Assistant




Personal Assistant to Tim Withers

Assistant to John Chantry and Andrew Greenhough



School Manager

Mrs Caroline Holden – ext 211; 838901

Mrs Tanya Lock, HR Officer - ext 285; 838903

Human Resources; External Relations for Ralph Allen School and the Palladian Academy Trust


Human Resources; Clerk to Governors

Student Services Key Workers and Attendance Officer

Mrs Suzanne Bessell - ext 288; 838925

Miss Megan Ely - ext 266

Student Services: Attendance Officer Miss Anna Brownell - ext 250

Mrs Jane Squier, Years 12 & 13 - ext 258; 838905

Mrs Melanie Petmezas, Years 12 & 13 - ext 294


All pastoral matters


Student absence





Sixth form student absence

Finance Office

Mrs Sarah Thompson, School Business Manager - ext 203; 838923

Mrs Sue Smith, Finance Assistant – ext 203

Mrs Katrina de Beer, Finance Assistant x 214

Mr Kian Febrer, Trust Accounts Officer

Finance, payments, lettings enquiries, school trips and visits




Mrs Carol-Anne Lale, Exams Officer - ext 275


Data and assessments

Mrs Michelle Roberts, Data and Assessment Officer - ext 208

Mr Trevor Smith, Timetable Manager - ext 339

Mrs Fay Swaffield, Cover Administrator - ext 209; 838018

Data, assessments, timetable, student records

Inclusion, Additional Educational Needs

Ms Sarah Todd - ext 271

Ms Jo Flatman - ext 244

Mrs Ali Witcombe - ext 244

Inclusion, Additional Educational Needs