School Staff – who is who at The Carlton Academy?

We do not provide an exhaustive list of staff contact details, however, we do list below some key staff in case you need to contact the school in relation to a specific aspect of our work. To contact staff, please contact the main school office in the first instance who will direct your message to the right person.

Senior Leadership Team

  • Mr Richard Pierpoint - Executive Head Teacher
  • Mrs S Wall - PA to the Headteacher
  • Mrs M Egwuma - Head of School and Designated senior Child Protection Officer
  • Mr P Lovett - Operations Manager
  • Mr D Crossley - Deputy Head (Teaching and Learning, CPD and QA)
  • Mrs L Watson (Assistant Head Pastoral and Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Mrs E Mullen - Assistant Head (Pupil Premiun and Catch Up Premium)
  • Mrs J Mora - Assistant Head - (Data and Standards, Reporting and Assessment)
  • Mr J Byrne - Assistant Head - (Curriculum and Timetable)

We currently have a secondment to the Leadership Team, this is an opportunity for colleagues to experience leadership roles beyond their current jobs:

  • Miss P Hermida-Vidal  

Pastoral Leadership - Houses

  • Mrs R Chambers - Head of Carnarvon House
  • Mr S Bali - Head of Cavendish House
  • Miss K Rose - Head of Grove House
  • Mr N Hodgkinson - Head of Hollinsclough House
  • Mr J Sharpe- Head of Hutchinson House


Curriculum Leadership - from September 2020

  • Head of Design & Technology - Mr D Mears
  • Head of English - Mrs S Swain
  • Head of Humanities - Mrs E Eglin
  • Head of ICT, Business and Technology Faculty - Ms S Kooner
  • Head of Maths - Mr C Storey
  • Head of Modern Foreign Languages - Miss P Hermida-Vidal
  • Head of PE - Mr P Lockwood
  • Head of Performing Arts - Mr J Harris
  • SENCO - Mrs S Blake
  • Head of Social Sciences - Miss R Rana
  • Head of Science - Mrs J Emmott
  • Head of Technology, Art and Design - Ms H Dyer-Ince