Staff at The John Roan School

Senior Leadership Team

Cath Smith


James Farrell

Vice Principal

Responsible for: Outcomes and Standards; Pupil Premium/Pupil Recovery; Grant; Key Stage 5; Timetable; Calendar; Cover

Jemma Clark

Vice Principal

Responsible for: Attendance; Admissions & FAP; Medical Needs; Duties

Mark Jesnick

Vice Principal

Responsible for: Quality of Education; Recruitment; Staff Wellbeing; PDR; CPD; Digital Strategy

Senior Leadership Team

Harry Shaw

Assistant Principal

Responsible for:Behaviour & Safeguarding

Rena Begum

Assistant Principal

Responsible for: Quality of Teaching & Learning; Coaching; Literacy

Naomi Sterling-Smith

Assistant Principal

Responsible for: Curriculum; Vocational Qualifications; Homework

Daniel Garvey

Assistant Principal

Responsible for: Education with Character; Careers; PSHE; trips & visits; Y6-7 Transition

James Antrobus

Associate Assistant Principal

Senior Leadership Team

Rosie Masson

Associate Assistant Principal

Responsible for: History

Meredith Dryden

Director of Sixth Form

Sajid Adams

Director of Science

Freeman Appiah

Director of Maths

Responsible for: Maths & Computer Science

Heads of Year






Head of Year 7
DUNCAN Elliot Head of Year 8



Head of Year 9

JOHNSON Alex Head of Year 10
ALADE Tomi Head of Year 11
STIBBE Rita Head of Year 12
STIBBE Rita Head of 6th Form Year 13


Subject Leads


Freeman Appiah 

English and Drama

Eleanor Maddocks 

Science and Psychology

Sajid Adams 


Juanita Walker


Rosie Masson 

Religious Studies Jacob Lines


Natalie Mann

Creative Arts 

Vic Bevan 

Health and Social Care 

Tracey Sumner 

Business Studies 

Dorcas Kurunieri 


Andrew Barker 


James Craigmyle 


Robert Ayipeh 

Computer Science 

Jennifer Temisa

Centre for Autism 

Kate Ling 

Special Educational Needs Coordinator Jemma Clark




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