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Senior Leadership Team


Mr K Simpson


Strategic Direction and Overall Vision

     Responsible for:

  • Overall Strategic Direction and Vision.
  • Leading the school.
  • Development of Neston High School.
  • Protection and reputation of Neston High School through the Community and Partnerships.
  • Setting the standards of the whole school.
  • To support, through leadership all students and staff at Neston High School.

Responsible for all students and staff.  

Ms K Cunningham

Senior Deputy 1

Teaching and Learning

     Responsible for:

  • All aspects of student services.
  • Teaching and Learning.
  • CPD, staff development and training.
  • Appraisal.
  • Self-review.
  • School promotion and reputation.
Oversight of Maths, English and Library.

Ms J Tyrrell

Deputy Head 2

Curriculum and Standards

      Responsible for:

  • Evaluation and development of Safeguarding.
  • All aspects of curriculum development, delivery and quality assurance.
  • All assessment, data and reporting.
  • Disadvantaged students 7-11.
  • Health and Safety.
  • Timetable.

Oversight for Science.

Mrs K Costello

Assistant Head

Student Services and Wellbeing

     Responsible for:

  • Student Services for Years 7 – 11.
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead Officer for whole school.
  • Health and Wellbeing of staff and students.
  • E-Safety.
Oversight of Drama, Humanities, SEND and Summers House.

Mrs A Lacey

Assistant Head

Sixth Form

     Responsible for Sixth Form;


  • University application success.
  • Careers
  • Alumni
Oversight  of Careers and Psychology.

Mr J Dathan

Assistant Head

Assessment, Recording and Reporting

      Responsible for:

  • Assessment, recording, reporting and data.
  • Alternative Provision
  • Health and Safety
  • Rewards and Achievements
  • Events
  • Learning Outside the Classroom
  • School Direct, NQT’s and new staff programme.
  • All aspects of examinations – internal and external.
  • GDPR Support.

Oversight of Business and IT and Grenfell House.

Miss F Robinson

Assistant Head

Academic Support and Teaching and Learning

    Responsible for:

  • All aspects of Teaching and Learning
  • Cross-Curricular Literacy
  • Higher Attainers
  • CPD and training
  • Inset days and twilights
  • Homework
Oversight of MFL and Art and Design and Overton House.

Mr S Nuttall

Assistant Head

Quality and Standards

     Responsible for:

  • The House system
  • Behaviour and safety Years 7-11
  • All admissions
  • Attendance and Punctuality
  • Support Safeguarding Lead.
Oversight of Music, Primary Liaison and Talbot House.

Mr J Millington

Assistant Head

Performance and Intervention

      Responsible for:

  • Quality of Programmes of study and assessments.
  • Whole school interventions and performance.
  • Year 11 performance lead.
  • Disadvantaged students.
  • Primary/Secondary curriculum links.

Oversight of PE, Personal Development, and Stewart House.