Inspire Academy Staff List (as of Term 2 - 2023/24)


Senior Leadership Team

Mr M Burgiss

Head of Academy

Mrs R Wood

Deputy Headteacher

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo.)


Mr D Peck

Assistant Headteacher

Mr R Searle

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs N Edwards

Pupil Welfare Manager / DSL 


Teaching Staff

Mrs L O' Regan

Lead Practitioner for English

Ms D Hamer

Lead Practitioner for Maths (Key Stage 3 & 4 - GCSE, Functional Skills, Awards)

Miss M Buckberry

Teacher of Personal Development (KS3) and Science (KS3)

GDPR Compliance Officer

Mr M Betts

Exams Officer

RCDP Careers Officer

Teacher of Princes Trust (KS4) and Food Technology (KS4)

Mrs G Petken SEMH Unit Lead
Miss E Turner Teacher
Mrs N Elsom Teacher
Mrs S McNicoll Teacher of SEMH Pupils / Middle-Leader for Inclusion
Mrs S Richardson Unqualified Teacher

Teaching Assistants / Specialist TA's

Mrs T Simpson

Inclusions Co-ordinator
Miss A Terry HLTA
Mrs D Burch Teaching Assistant
Miss C Ingram Teaching Assistant
Mrs T Thomas Teaching Assistant
Mr J Bunter Teaching Assistant
Mrs D Bennett Teaching Assistant
Mr A Norris Teaching Assistant
Miss P Lye Teaching Assistant
Mr B Lockett Teaching Assistant

Welfare Staff

Mrs N Edwards

Pupil Welfare Manager / Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs L Gray

Senior Welfare Officer / Designated Deputy Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
Mrs J Pike Attendance / Welfare Officer

Administrative Staff

Mrs H Cardy

Chief Financial Officer for PLT

Miss B Durling

Senior HR and SLT Administrator

Mrs L Ballard

Administration Assistant

Site Management Staff

Mr J Leach

Site Manager

Catering Staff

Mrs A White

Catering Manager

Miss S Butcher

Catering Assistant