Staff Structure / Trustees

Hollygirt School is a charitable trust. The trust is overseen by a small group of Trustees, who also act as governors of the school.  Trustees are voluntary and come from a range of professions.

Here is a list of our Trustees:

Mrs D Anderton
Mrs R Archer
Mr J Townsend
Mrs C Wood
Mr R Dunmore
Mrs B Rimmer
Dr M Heath (Chairman)

Our Senior Leadership Team oversee the strategic direction of the school.

Here is our SLT:

Mrs P S HutleyHeadmistressBA (Hons) (Worcester), PGCE (Aberystwyth)
MSc (Huddersfield)
Mr C Dean Deputy HeadBSc (Sheffield), PGCE (Leeds)
Mrs V WrightHead of Juniors
BSc (Hons) (Warwick) PGCE (Kingston)
Mr A NicklinLocum Bursar

The SLT is supported additionally by the Extended Leadership Team (ELT).

Here is our ELT:

Mr J GoodheadDeputy Head of Junior SchoolBSc (Hons) (NTU), PGCE (Cambridge)
Mrs A O'LooneyHead of Pupil SupportBA (Hons) (Huddersfield), PGCE (Aberystwyth)
Mrs N HowlettSenior Teacher (Pastoral Care) (Senior School)
BA (Hons) (Sussex), PGCE (IOE, London)
Mr D ThompsonSenior Teacher (Curriculum)BMus (Hons) (London), PGCE (Cambridge)

At Hollygirt we have an exceptional teaching staff, who go above and beyond ensuring that each child, at the end of their time with us, has achieved the very best that they can.

Here is a list of our Teaching Staff:

Mrs P Bond Classroom Assistant and Playground SupervisorCACHE Level 3
Miss A BrusbyLearning Support Assistant BA (Hons) (De Montfort)
Mrs D CarrChemistry TeacherBSc and PGCE (NTU)
Mrs J Cooper Cassady Head of Design TechnologyBA (Hons), PGCE (NTU)
Mrs L Crawford 1:1 Pupil SupportOCR Level 5 Diploma
Mr P DeaconPE TeacherBEd (Sheffield Halam)
Mr M Dilger Head of ICTMSc (NTU), BA (Hons) (Derby), PGCE (NTU)
Mr A Firth Head of ScienceBSc (Manchester), PGCE (Manchester)
Miss D FryHead of Art & DesignBA (Hons) (Derby) PGCE (Nottingham)
Mr J GoodheadDeputy Head of Juniors
Year 5 Teacher
BSc (Hons) (NTU), PGCE (Cambridge)
Mrs D GriffithsHead of Religious Studies
Assistant Examinations Officer
BA (Hons) (Leicester) PGCE (Nottingham)
Mrs S Hall History BA (Hons) (Southampton), PGCE (Nottingham)
Miss J HardyYear 3 TeacherBA (Hons) (Thames), PGCE (Leeds)
Mrs R HeatlieReception TeacherBA (Hons), MA (Wales), PGCE (Bedford)
Miss A Hook English TeacherBA (Hons) (Loughborough), MA (Loughborough)
Mrs N HowlettHead of Geography
Senior Teacher (Pastoral)
SEND Co-ordinator (Senior School)
BA (Hons) (Sussex), PGCE (IOE, London)
Mrs A Jepson Subject Co-ordinator of SpanishBA (Hons) (Bradford), PGCE (Nottingham)
Mrs C Keyworth Year 6 TeacherBA (Hons) (NTU)
Mrs N Khan After School Club AssistantNVQ3
Miss M Lau Cover SupervisorGNVQ
Mrs S MahlAfter School Club Supervisor
Classroom Assistant
Mrs P MasonClassroom AssistantBTEC
Dr D McKitterickPhysics Teacher and Examinations OfficerBSc (Hons) PhD (Nottingham)
Mrs J MorganHead of PEBEd (Chichester)
Mrs H NicholsonNursery NurseNNEB (Nottingham)
Mr J Ockelford PE Teacher
Mrs A O'Looney English Teacher
Head of Pupil Support
BA (Hons) (Huddersfield), PGCE (Aberystwyth)
Miss M PurchaseYear 4 TeacherBA (Hons) (Anglia Ruskin), PGCE (Birmingham)
Mr N Rollinson BSc (Hons) (Nottingham), PGCE (Nottingham)Mathematics
Mrs C ScottReception Teacher
EYFS Co-ordinator
BA (Hons) (Reading)
Mrs C SearleDesign Technology Teacher
(Junior School)
BEd (Cardiff)
Mr D SudHead of MathematicsBSc (Hons) (Aston), PGCE (Nottingham)
Mrs L SwiftHealthcare Co-ordinatorNNEB
Miss M TaylorAfter School Club Assistant
Learning Support
Mr D ThompsonHead of Music and Senior Teacher (Curriculum)BMus (Hons) (London), PGCE (Cambridge)
Mrs J ThorntonHead of EnglishBA (Hons) (Nottingham) PGCE (Nottingham)
Mrs F TwomeySubject Co-ordinator of French
Head of Careers
BA (Hons) (Nottingham)
PGCE (Leicester)
Mrs G WandYear 1 TeacherBEd (Hons) (Exeter)
Miss G WilsonYear 2 Teacher
Junior School SEND Co-ordinator
BA (Hons) (Lincoln), PGCE (Lincoln)
Mr T Yates Food Technician

Our school is supported by a strong office support team, friendly kitchen staff, efficient caretakers and loyal cleaners.

Here is a list of our Office & Support Staff:

Mr R Arnold Science and Technology TechnicianBA (Hons), BTEC Nat.(Science)
Miss J ButlerCook / Kitchen ManagerBA (Hons) (Anglia)
Mrs V FordCleaner
Miss A HillReceptionist
Mrs L Hudson Operations Manager
Miss R HutleyMarketing ManagerBA (Hons) (Warwick), PGCert (Nottingham)
Miss H LockeCleaner
Mrs N MarriottSchool SecretaryBA (Hons) (Swansea)
Mr C McDonaldCaretaker
Mrs K MilitkaCleaner
Mr S NeilsonCaretaker
Mrs C SchmidtReceptionistBA (Hons) (Strathclyde)
Miss K SheppardKitchen AssistantBTEC (South Notts), Certificate of Education (NTU)
Mrs M StevensonCleaner
Mrs C Thorpe Cleaner
Mrs L WilkinsHeadmistress’ PA & RegistrarBA (Hons) (NTU)
Miss E YoungIT Technician

At Hollygirt we provide our pupils with the opportunity to develop other skills, during the school day, including individual music and singing classes.  We bring in teaching staff specifically for these lessons:

Here is a list of our Peripatetic Staff:

Mrs S BellamySinging TeacherBMus (Hons) (Birmingham Conservatoire) ALCM, LLCM
Mr D Bohane Guitar Teacher
Mrs J IbbettPiano TeacherALCM (London College)
DPSE Music (Birmingham) CertEd (Bristol)
Mrs K TaylorSpeech and Drama Teacher

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