Staff

There are over 80 fully-qualified members of the teaching staff; appropriate support staff are also employed by the Governors.

Staff 2019-2020

TEACHING STAFF

 

PRINCIPAL

S.W. BLACK

DEPUTY PRINCIPAL

R. ROSS

 

VICE-PRINCIPALS 

T.M. McLEISTER
N. PATTERSON

 

AGRICULTURE

Mrs L. REID – Head of Department
Dr G. PYPER

 

ART

Mrs R.A. REID – Head of Department

Mrs G. HALLAM

Mrs R. JOHNSTON

 

BIOLOGY

Dr G. PYPER – Head of Department

Mrs C. McCULLOUGH

Mrs C. OAKES – Pastoral Adviser Yr 8

Mrs J. McFARLAND

Mrs C. LOUW

Mrs L. REID

Mrs N. KERR

Miss K. JORDAN

 

CAREERS DEPARTMENT

Dr A.A. LIVINGSTON – Head of Department

Mrs R. MATCHETT

P.F. REID

J.A. TURTLE

Mrs C. LOUW

Mrs K. WILSON

Miss K. WYLIE – Pastoral Adviser Yr 10

G. PATTERSON – Careers Technician

 

CHEMISTRY

M.F.R. CHRISTIE – Head of Department

Mrs S.A. MONTEITH

Miss T. BASSETT – Head of Year 14

J. PEDLOW – Junior Science Co-ordinator

P. HASSON

 

CLASSICS

P. SCULLION – Head of Department
R. HAYES

 

CONSTRUCTION & THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

T. HEANEY
Mrs C. McNEILLY

 

COMPUTER SCIENCE

Mrs B. SMYTH – Head of Department

K.MOORE

P.F. REID

A. BLACOE – Pastoral Advisor Yr 11

 

ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS STUDIES

A. McKAY – Head of Department

A. MOORE – Head of Year 10

Mrs L. CREITH

 

ENGINEERING

T. HEANEY

J.A. TURTLE

L. BOYD

Miss K. WYLIE – Pastoral Adviser Yr 10

 

ENGLISH

Mrs R.C. COULTER – Head of English and Media Studies

Mrs J.CRAIG – Head of English Literature

Mrs L. NELSON – Head of Drama

Mrs L.J.HUNTER

Mrs D. MURRAY – Key Stage Three English
Co-ordinator and Literacy Co-ordinator

Mrs. H. BROWNE

Mrs J. ADAM

R. HAYES

Miss R. HAMILTON

Mrs R. MATCHETT

Mrs L. CREITH

Miss K. McGARRY

D. ROSS

P. SCULLION

 

GEOGRAPHY

Miss G.E. ALLEN – Head of Department

Mrs L. LIGGAT – Pastoral and Learning Support Yr 13

R. ROSS – Deputy Principal

A. BLACOE

 

GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS

P. SCULLION – Head of Department

D. ROSS

 

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Mrs G. DOUGLAS

Miss E. FORSYTHE – Head of Year 8

Mrs. A. McDONALD

Mrs L. DOHERTY

Miss C. FEATHERSTONE

 

HISTORY

Mrs S. SHAW – Head of Department

N. PATTERSON – Vice Principal

Mrs L. ROBINSON – Head of Year 11

A. BLACOE

Mrs R. JOHNSTON

Mrs A. HANNAWIN

D.ROSS

 

HOME ECONOMICS

Mrs G. DOUGLAS – Head of Department

Ms. E. FORSYTHE – Head of Year 8

Mrs A. McDONALD

Mrs L. DOHERTY

 

MATHEMATICS

J.A. DONNELLY – Head of Department

G. MURRAY – Examinations Officer

T.M. McLEISTER – Head of Sixth Form, Vice Principal

D. HUSTON

Mrs A. McCARRY

Dr A.A. LIVINGSTON

Mrs K. WILSON

Mrs C.HARRIS – Pastoral and Learning Support Yr 14

Mrs E. BORTHWICK

T. BELL

A. McKAY

Miss A. WILKINSON

 

MODERN LANGUAGES

Mrs. R. McVEA – Head of French

Mrs R. HAMILL – Head of Spanish

Mrs K. McCANN – Head of German

Miss C.E. McALLISTER – Head of Year 11

Mrs E. STEVENSON

Miss C. FEATHERSTONE

A. MUNCE – Pastoral Adviser Yr 9

Mrs. A. MARTINEZ-LINARES

K. SIMPSON

Madameoiselle MATHILDE CARPENTIER – French Assistant

Mrs CONNIE CONDREN – German Assistant

Ms. M SERRANO – Spanish Assistant

 

MUSIC

Mrs E. CHURCH – Head of Department

B. THOMPSON

Miss A. WILKINSON

 

OCCUPATIONAL STUDIES

T. HEANEY

P. REID

S. JOHNSTON – Head of Year 12

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Miss D. McNEILL – Head of Department

Mrs N. TAGGART – Pastoral Adviser Yr 12

J. ANDREWS

S. JOHNSTON – Head of Year 12

Mrs M. GLASS

Mrs N. McILWAINE

 

PHYSICS

W. KERR – Head of Department

Dr C.M. DONNELLY – Senior Teacher

Mrs C. SIMPSON – Head of Year 13

Miss K. WYLIE – Pastoral Adviser Yr 10

Miss A. CUDDIHY

Mrs A. McKENDRY

 

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Miss E. GREER – Head of Department

R. ROSS – Deputy Principal

Mrs N. CHALKLEY

Mrs R. MATCHETT

Mrs E. CHURCH

B. THOMPSON

Miss A. WILKINSON

 

TECHNOLOGY

J.A. TURTLE – Head of Department

P.F. REID

Mrs C. McNEILLY – S.E.N. Co-Ordinator

 

 

 

SUPPORT STAFF

 

HEADMASTER’S SECRETARY

Miss M.W. BROWN

SENIOR EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mrs R. McKAY

 

CLERICAL OFFICERS

Mrs J. BARR

Mrs D. McBURNEY

Mrs J. MILLAR

Mrs H. JOHNSTON

Mrs A. SINCLAIR

G. PATTERSON

Miss H.WATERSTONE

 

SCHOOL NURSE

Mrs .L.MCGARRY

SCHOOL MEALS SUPERVISOR

Mrs. H. GORDON

 
COOKS

Mrs. H. GORDON

G. ROSS

Mrs E. BUTLER

Mrs F. SPEERS

 

MAINTENANCE OFFICER

K. STOREY

RESOURCES CO-ORDINATOR (COMPUTING)

D.M. CAMPBELL

 

I.C.T. ASSISTANT

Mrs R. HENRY

P.E. PLACEMENT

S. AGNEW

M. ORR

 

LEARNING SUPPORT ASSISTANTS

Mrs E. REID

Ms E. ELLIOTT

Mrs B. LINFORD

Mrs J. LOGAN

Mrs L. SPEIRS

 

LIBRARIAN/ CAREERS TECHNICIAN

G. PATTERSON

REPROGRAPHIC CLERK

Mrs D. MARTIN

 
LABORATORY TECHNICIANS

W.WARWICK – Senior Laboratory Technician

N. GORDON

S. WILSON

Mrs P.J. McAULEY

J. ARMSTRONG

 

JANITOR

D. SWANN

GROUNDS STAFF

M. CARRUTHERS

V. LINTON