Staff list

Oakbank has a lively team of enthusiastic and high-quality teaching and support staff, supported by an able and committed local governing body and the team at Anthem Schools Trust. Information about who's who at our school can be found below.

Senior leadership team

Name Position
Mr S Jump Headteacher
Miss K Gratton Assistant Headteacher
Mrs W Grobler Assistant Headteacher/SENCO
Mrs A Kemp Assistant Headteacher
Mrs K Walker Assistant Headteacher/Interim Head of Year 9


Teaching staff

Name Position
Miss V Arksey Head of English/11VAR Tutor
Mr J Burrows Geography
Mr S Combstock Head of Science/11SCO Tutor
Dr B Dutson Teacher in training
Miss A Dwyer Head of Maths
Ms S Evans Head of Art/ 8SEV Tutor
Miss K Fotopoulou 2nd in Science/7KFO Tutor
Miss V Fowler History​/7VFO Tutor
Ms Freudenberg 2nd in MFL/9EFR Tutor
Mr S Gower ICT & Business Studies/9SGO Tutor
Mrs C Kelly Interim Head of Humanities
Mr V Lagdon Computer Science/Data Manager
Mr P Lant Head of PE
Miss H McNamara English/8HMC Tutor
Miss K Mullins Head of Year 11
Miss A Ogidi Head of Year 7/Maths
Miss R Pyper Head of Music/10RPY Tutor
Mrs E Rockall Head of Drama/10ERO Tutor
Miss B Scott Maths
Mr A Sekwalor PE/Science
Miss L Showell Head of MFL/9LSH Tutor
Mr S Smith Head of Year 10/Maths​/Head of Year 8
Mr C Southwell Maths/8CSO Tutor
Mr A Stead Head of DT/8AST Tutor
Mrs K Thorne Maternity Leave
Mr T Wall Design & Technology/10TWA Tutor
Mr M Webber English/7MWE Tutor
Mr R York PE/9RYO Tutor

SEN & Support Staff

Name Position
Mrs H Bourton Learning Support Assistant
Mr A Caico Learning Support Assistant
Miss A Carwana Learning Support Assistant/Careers Lead
Miss C Deevey Learning Support Assistant
Miss A Drew Pastoral Support Officer
Mrs R Edwards Inclusion Lead
Mr O Hawkins Learning Support Assistant
Miss T Johnson Pastoral Support Officer
Mrs E Munday Pastoral Support Officer
Miss C Ranwell Learning Support Assistant
Mrs A Roberts Pastoral Support Officer
Miss A Soltanian Science Technician
Ms S Stonard Reading Champion
Mrs S Thompson Assistant SENCO
Mrs C Whittaker Food Technician

Non-Teaching Staff

Name Position
Mrs S Brightwell Operations Manager
Mrs R Francis Finance Assistant
Mrs A Green Exams Officer
Mr M Joy Cover Supervisor
Ms H Kempster Reception & Admin
Mrs K Lancaster Reception & Admin
Mr S Liming Caretaker
Mr V Parris Cover Supervisor
Mrs L Payne Reception & Admin
Mr D Percy Premises Manager