Mr Tom Hutchinson


Rev’d Dr Rob Beamish (RBeamish@rydalpenrhos.com)

Acting Vice Principals

Mrs Rhian Williams – Director of Studies/Exams Officer (REWilliams@rydalpenrhos.com)

Mr Andy Thomas – Director of Teaching & Learning (AJThomas@rydalpenrhos.com)


Pastoral Leaders

Mrs Emma McDuff (Year 7-8 Pastoral Lead)

Mr Mike Pender (Year 9-10 Pastoral Lead)

Ms Sarah Bollan (Year 11-13 Pastoral Lead)

Language, Literacy & Communications Faculty

Mr Steve Williams (Faculty Leader)

  • Mrs Jessica Clarke-McLean (English)
  • Miss Hannah Jones (English & Welsh)
  • Ms Marta Martin De Vidales Sanchez (Spanish)
  • Dr Daniela Molinari (Spanish)

Expressive Arts Faculty

  • Miss Fiona Earle (Drama & PSHE)
  • Mr Mark Harmsworth (Head of DT)
  • Mr Alan McGuinness (Director of Music)
  • Mr Mark Sherrington (Head of Art)
  • Mr Phil Sutton (DT)

Health & Wellbeing Faculty

  • Mr Mark Harmsworth (Food Studies)
  • Dr Jim Lewis (Outdoor Ed)

Humanities Faculty

Mrs Maria Freeman (Faculty Leader)

  • Rev’d Dr Rob Beamish (Religious Studies)
  • Ms Sarah Bollan (Business & Economics)
  • Mrs Maria Freeman (History)
  • Dr Jim Lewis (Geography)
  • Mr Emyr Owen (Business Studies & Humanities)
  • Ms Sandra Morgan (Psychology)
  • Mrs Mary Richardson (RS/PSHE/RSE)

Maths & Computer Science Faculty

Dr Luke Adamson (Faculty Leader)

  • Dr Luke Adamson (Maths and Computer Science)
  • Mr Darren Baker (Maths)
  • Dr Jim Lewis (Maths)
  • Mr Andrew Thomas (Maths and Computer Science)
  • Mrs Rhian Williams (Maths)

Science Faculty

Mr Dave Robson (Faculty Leader)

  • Ms Angharad Davies (Biology)
  • Mr Michael Pender (Chemistry)
  • Mr Ian Richardson (Biology)
  • Mr Dave Robson (Physics)
  • Mrs Deanna Rogers (Physics)



TEACHING STAFF - Pre-School-Year 6

Middle Leaders

Mrs Catherine Culver (Middle Leader – Curriculum & Key Stage 1)

Mrs Victoria Martin (Additional Learning Needs Co-Ordinator)

Mrs Katie Oliver (Middle Leader – Assessment and Progress & Key Stage 2)

Miss Letitia Spencer (Pre-School Manager)

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs Clare Chamberlain
  • Mrs Catherine Culver
  • Mrs Louise Devilleforte
  • Mrs Sue Hughes (Music & Welsh)
  • Mr Alan McGuinness (Music)
  • Mrs Amanda Northwood (Music)
  • Mr Jamie McLeod
  • Mrs Victoria Martin
  • Mrs Nicola Merrick
  • Dr Daniela Molinari (Spanish)
  • Mrs Katie Oliver
  • Mrs Jude Pyves
  • Miss Elizabeth Richards
  • Mrs Julie Woodthorpe





Mrs Anne Wallace (Admin Manager and PA to Executive Principal)

  • Mrs Sian Durrans (Academic Administrator)
  • Mr Lloyd Parry-Williams (Clerk to the Governors)
  • Mrs Zoe Roberts (Prep Receptionist)
  • Mrs Hannah Skinner (Receptionist)
  • Miss Aimee Spencer (Admin Apprentice)
  • Mrs Susan Williams (Prep Secretary)


Mr Gareth Robinson (IT Services Manager)

  • Mr Joshua Clancy (IT Apprentice)


Mrs Laura Spencer – Finance Manager

  • Mr Simon Broadhurst (Finance Officer)
  • Mr David Lloyd (Finance Assistant)

Marketing & Communications

Mrs Maria McLean – Admissions and Marketing Manager

  • Mr Lloyd Parry-Williams (Marketing Officer)
  • Mrs Helen Thomas (Commercial Assistant)

Educational Support

  • Miss Charlotte Ball (Prep Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Petrina Blomeley (Sailing Principal)
  • Mr James Bonser (DT Technician)
  • Mrs Satnam Kaur Chahal (Prep After School Club Assistant)
  • Mrs Carol Davies (Science Technician)
  • Mr Stephen Dorman (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Amanda Dracup (Food Technician)
  • Mrs Jessica Dykes (Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Zoe Evans (Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant)
  • Mr Mike Farnell (Cover Manager/UCAS and Careers)
  • Miss Samantha Forrest (Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant)
  • Mr Ben Granger (Prep Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Lucy Healy (Pre-School Practitioner)
  • Mrs Tara James (Science Technician & Additional Learning Needs Teaching Assistant)
  • Miss Ffion Jones (Pre-School Practitioner)
  • Mrs Jane Lister (ALN Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Emma McDuff (Science Technician)
  • Miss Elizabeth Richards (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)
  • Mrs Holly Roberts (Prep Teaching Assistant)
  • Ms Leah Shepherd (Sailing Instructor)
  • Miss Letitia Spencer (Pre-School Manager)
  • Mrs Nikki Taylor (Pre-School Practitioner)
  • Mrs Caroline Williams (Prep Teaching Assistant)

Sports Department

Mr Ryan Kirby (Head of Sport)

  • Miss Louisha Doran (Sports Coach)
  • Mr Andy Edgley (Swimming Coach)
  • Mr Dan Rippon (Sports Coach)
  • Mr Matthew Wilkinson (Sports Coach & Pool Manager)


Mr Richard Smith (Estates Manager)

Grounds & Maintenance

  • Mr Sam Chambers (Maintenance Assistant)
  • Mr David Collins (Security Guard)
  • Mr Nicholas Oliver (Groundsperson)
  • Mr Philip Pritchard (Maintenance)
  • Mr Howard Street (Senior Groundsperson)
  • Mr John Williams (Groundsperson)


  • Miss Tracie Amoral-Ribeiro (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Nina Armstrong (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Nia Davies (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Kathy Flynn (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Alison Gibbs (Cleaner)
  • Mr Jeff Harris (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Regina Kasparaviciene (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Beverley Northall (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Donna Poppleton (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Leanne Roberts (Cleaner)
  • Mrs Tracy Saunderson (Cleaner)
  • Miss Lowri Williams (Cleaner)


  • Mr Jonathan Bottom (Driver)
  • Mr Paul Beynon (Driver)
  • Mr Paul Garnett (Driver)
  • Mrs Ellen Higgins (Driver)
  • Mr Richard Novak (Driver)
  • Mr David Roberts (Driver)

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Andy Thomas (Acting Vice Principal)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads

Ms Sarah Bollan (Years 11-13 Pastoral Lead)

Mrs Letitia Spencer (Pre-School Manager)