Our Staff

Prendergast School 2022 – 2023

Senior Leadership Team, Faculty Structure and Pastoral Managers

Executive Headteacher

Paula Ledger


Kelly Lovegrove

Deputy Headteacher– Quality of Education and KS5

Nathan Mealor

Assistant Headteacher – Teaching, Learning and Assessment

Julia White and Cayle Smith

Assistant Headteacher – Personal Development

Darryl Veldtman

Assistant Headteacher – Raising Standards Leader

Asiya Khanom 

Assistant Headteacher - Behaviour & Welfare- Designated Safeguarding Lead

Clare Borrill

English and Communication

2 i/c English

Head of KS5 English

i/c Media

i/c Drama and Wellbeing

Acting Head of Faculty -  Rachel Keenan (i/c KS4)


Morag Murphy

Darin Caudle

Emily Mann


Head of Maths

2i/c Maths

i/c Business Studies & Economics

Head of Faculty – Garfield Gordon

Becky Reed

Junior Barrett

Chris Veall


i/c Biology

i/c Physics

i/c KS3

Head of Psychology

Head of Faculty – Clare Sapsed (i/c Chemistry)

Lois Haddington

Lawrence Corteen

Abaz Shehu

Salma Bora


Head of Art & Photography

Head of DT

Head of Faculty – Jane Bodenham (i/c Music)

Louise Allwood

Yvonne Morrison


Head of History

Head of Religious Studies

Head of Sociology and Politics

Acting Head of Faculty – Matthew Owen

David Cox

Georgina Hulme

Steven Waldron


Head of Faculty -  Ana Lopez


Clare Borrill

KS3 and 4

Pastoral manager

Pastoral manager

Child Protection, Safeguarding & External Provision Manager

Assistant HT with Key Stage responsibility

SLT attached to Key Stage 3


SLT attached to Key Stage 4



Cheryl Whorms

Harriet Maddison

Danielle Harrison


Clare Borrill 

Julia White

Darryl Veldtman

Asiya Khanom


Year 12 Pastoral Manager

Year 13 Pastoral Manager

KS5 Academic Mentor

Deputy HT with Key Stage responsibility



Marsha Gayle

Kelly O’Brien

Clare Leach

Nathan Mealor

In the academic year 2021-22, no time was taken off by staff who are union officials.


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