Useful staff contacts

Staff emails follow the same formula, i.e.:  See the section My Child’s Teachers on FROG for a list of all the teaching staff.

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 Rachel Starr, Leadership Team Assistant - ext 215


Assistant to Tim Withers


Assistant to John Chantry and Andrew Greenhough

School Manager

Mrs Caroline Holden – ext 211; 838901

Miss Emily Ross, HR Admin Officer - ext 285; 838903

Mrs Laura Pennycook, HR Admin & Amin Assistant - ext 347

Mrs Tanya Lock, PAT Governance Officer - ext 247


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

Human Resources

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

All pastoral matters


Student absence



Sixth form Assistant

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 - ext 214

Mr Kian Febrer, Trust Accounts Officer - ext 203





Finance, payments, lettings enquiries, school trips and visits




Mrs Carol-Anne Lale, Exams Officer - ext 275


Data and assessments

Mrs Michelle Roberts, Data Manager - ext 208

Mr Trevor Smith, Timetable Manager - ext 339

Mrs Fay Swaffield, Cover Administrator - ext 209; 838018

Student records, data and assessments


Timetable and 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


Additional Educations Needs


Additional Educational Needs

School Nurse

Mrs Caroline Hodgkinson - ext 310 Mon and Tue 

Mobile 07515 191905 (Mon-Thurs)

School Nursing Office 01225 831666 (Mon-Thurs)