Inspire Academy Staff List (as of Term 4 - 2021/22)


Senior Leadership Team

Mr M. O'Donnell

Director of Performance and Standards (PLT)

Mr M. Burgiss

Head of Academy

Mrs R. Wood

Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo.)

Senior Assistant Headteacher


Mr D. Peck

Assistant Headteacher

Mr R. Searle

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs N. Edwards

Pupil Welfare Manager / DSL 


Teaching Staff

Mr T. Kennedy

Middle Leader for Behaviour and Inclusion / Teacher of Humanities and ICT

Mrs L. O' Regan

Lead Practitioner for English

Ms D. Hamer

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

Mr P. Rice

Teacher of Construction (Key Stage 3) and Construction NCFE (Key Stage 4)

Teacher of Design Technology (Key Stage 3)

Miss M. Buckberry

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

GDPR Compliance Officer

Mr S. Gillman

Teacher of P.E

Mr M. Betts

Exams Officer

RCDP Careers Officer

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

Mrs G. Petken SEMH Unit Lead

Teaching Assistants / Specialist TA's

Mrs T. Simpson

Inclusions Co-ordinator
Mrs N. Elsom Teaching Assistant

Miss A. Terry

Teaching Assistant

Mrs D. Connolly Teaching Assistant
Miss C. Ingram Teaching Assistant
Mrs S. Richardson Teaching Assistant
Mrs T. Thomas Teaching Assistant
Miss K. Fuller Teaching Assistant
Miss K. Hunn Higher-Level Teaching Assistant
Mr C. Baldock Teaching Assistant

Welfare Staff

Mrs N. Edwards

Pupil Welfare Manager / Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Mrs L. Gray

Welfare Officer / Designated Deputy Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Administrative Staff

Mrs H. Cardy

Chief Financial Officer for PLT

Miss B. Durling

Senior Leadership Team Administrator

HR Administrator

Miss C. Cowper

Administration Assistant

Site Management Staff

Mr J. Leach

Site Manager

Catering Staff

Mrs A. White

Catering Manager

Miss S. Butcher

Catering Assistant