Staff & Governors

Headteacher Mrs S A Rhodes-Leader BA (Hons)Performing Arts PGCE
Deputy Head Mrs P Barlow B.Ed (L’pool) Cert Ed (Leeds)
Director of Music

Academic Staff

Miss L McIntosh BA (Hons) PGCE  Qualified Paediatric First Aider
Mrs K Duerden BA (Hons) PGCE Safeguarding of Children Officer
Mrs P J Morris Cert Ed (Cartrefle)
Miss C Jones BA(Hons) QTS Qualified Paediatric First Aider
Mrs J Clark BEd (Hons) Maths & Design & Technology

Peripatetic Staff

Piano Miss S Boryslawska BA (Hons) Music
Strings Ms Benito B Mus (Hons) MMus (Perf)
Dance Miss Tong North West Dance Studios
Football Coach Mr W Gresty FA Coaching Cert.
Accompanist Mr D Bird CT ABRSM
Speech and Drama Mrs J Childe East 15, Member of Equity
Swimming Ms T Rose Chester Baths
Tennis Coach Mr D Curtiss North West Tennis Coaching

Classroom Assistants



Mrs A Moore


 NNEB Level 3 NVQ

Administrative & Maintenance Staff

Mrs P Morris Bursar
Mrs E Breakwell Administrator
Mr C Saunders Maintenance

Governing Body

The governing body is made up of the head teacher and some members of the senior management team of the school, together with representatives of prominent organisations and professions in the city, who together provide the necessary expertise and experience to facilitate the smooth running of the school.

Chairman Mrs Hazel Fraser
Secretary Mrs Phyllis Barlow
Bursar Mrs Pat Morris

Mrs Pat Wells
Mrs Kathryn Duerden
Mr Glyn Meacher-Jones
Mrs Sheila Dunbar
Mr Brian Wake

Mrs Sally Ann Rhodes-Leader

The school operates as a limited company and is registered at Company’s House (No.4956069). The company address is:

Meacher Jones
6 St John’s Court
Vicars Lane
Chester CH1 1QE
Telephone: 01244 401001

The role of the Governing Body

The governing body of the school is responsible for:

  • overseeing the general running of the school to ensure best practice
  • promoting the school’s ethos and aims
  • appointing senior staff
  • dealing with serious disciplinary matters
  • approving major changes to the building and grounds
  • approving fees and other finances
  • ensuring that records are kept in accordance with the Company’s Act
  • preparing financial statements for Company’s House at the end of each financial year

Mrs H Fraser, Chairman of Governors can be contacted at: