Meet our vibrant and hard working staff at Hydesville Tower School. Committed to the highest standards of education for all of our students. Parents are welcome to contact our teachers directly to discuss their child’s progress.

Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team are highly qualified individuals that work together to develop our school as a whole.  Led by Headmaster, Mr Honey, we ensure our aims, ethos and vision is felt across the school.

Staff NameStaff TitleQualifications

Mrs N Lambros

Director of Education, Cognita Schools and Chair of Governors

Mr W Honey

Headmaster BSc (Hons) Durham University, PGCE Durham University, MEd Open University

Miss L Jenkins

Deputy Head and Head of Senior School BA (Joint Hons) University of Nottingham, GTP University of Wolverhampton

Mrs M Chand

Deputy Head and Head of Prep School BSc (Hons) University of Reading, QTS, MEd University of Buckingham

Mrs S Smith

Head of NurseryFda – Early Childhood Studies Foundation Degree, University of Staffordshire

Ms S Archer

Marketing Manager BSc (Hons) Aston University

Mr P Jeffery

Business Manager MBA, DMS

Miss N Mills

Recruitment Manager and Headmaster’s PA

Mrs C Phillips

Registrar/Admissions

Site & Office Team

Our site team keep the operational parts of the school running smoothly, whether it be as a welcoming face in the School Office, transporting our children to and from Hydesville, looking after pupils at lunchtimes and after school or ensuring the site remains in tip top condition.

Staff Name Staff Title

Mrs E Brown

After School Club & Science Support Technician

Mrs J Coombes

Finance Assistant

Mr S Dutton

Mini Bus Driver

Mrs T Edwards

After School Club & Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs A Griffiths

Finance Assistant

Mr J Ison

Site Manager

Mrs E James

Receptionist/Office Administrator

Mr M Kendrick

Caretaker

Mr R Kumar

Mini Bus Driver

Mrs R Passi

Receptionist/Office Administrator

Mrs S Riley

Before and After School Club & Lunctime Supervisor

Mr A Ross

Mini Bus Driver

Mr G Smallwood

Mini Bus Driver

Miss T Vas

Senior Receptionist/Marketing & Admissions Assistant

Mrs M Verma

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mr N Watt

Mini Bus Driver & Lunchtime Supervisor

Nursery Team

Our Nursery team are led within the setting by the hugely experienced, warm and welcoming Mrs Smith, Head of Nursery. Mrs Smith has worked here for more than 20 years and is the face, heart and soul of our Nursery.  Ably assisted by a team of caring and skilled practitioners, the team is always bright and cheerful, and much loved by  children and parents alike.

Staff Name Staff Title Staff Qualifications

Mrs S Smith

Head of NurseryFda – Early Childhood Studies Foundation Degree, University of Staffordshire

Mrs L Willis

Deputy Head of NurseryFda – Early Childhood Studies Foundation Degree, University of Satffordshire

Mrs D Jones

Nursery PractitionerCACHE Diploma in Early Years, Sutton Coldfield College

Miss N Munir

Nursery AssistantBA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies, University of Wolverhampton

Miss D Parker

Nursery PractitionerFoundation Degree Early Childhood Services, University of Wolverhampton

Miss C Thatcher

Nursery AssistantLevel 3 Teaching Assistant

Mrs J Ward

Nursery PractitionerNVQ level 3 Early Years Care and Education

Prep School Team

The enthusiasm of our Prep School team is contagious and pupils cannot help but be swept along on a daily wave of discovery. The Prep teachers are led by the hugely experienced Mrs Chand, Deputy Head (Head of Prep), who joined Hydesville as over 12 years ago, and has extremely high standards and a level of professionalism that is second to none. The calibre of teachers, their commitment and aspirations for the pupils means children have the very best environment for making excellent progress, on all fronts.

Staff Name Staff Title Qualifications

Mrs M Chand

Deputy Head and Head of Prep School BSc (Hons) University of Reading, QTS, MEd University of Buckingham

Miss E Bowdige

Class Teacher & Performing Arts CoordinatorNational Diploma in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre, PGCE University of Staffordshire

Mr D Burnham

Class Teacher, Science Coordinator & Mental Health ChampionBSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire, PGCE Birmingham City University

Mrs J Burnham

Class TeacherBA (Hons) University of Wolverhampton, PGCE University of Wolverhampton

Mrs K Brown

Class TeacherBA QTS (Mus) Lancaster University

Miss L Crump

Class Teacher, English Coordinator, PSHE Coordinator & Joint Lead TutorBEd Primary (Hons) University of Wolverhampton

Mrs K Dowen

Reception Teacher & EYFS Coordinator BA (Hons) Three-Dimensional Design Manchester Metropolitan University, PGCE University of Central England

Mrs E Duffield

Teaching AssistantCache Level 3 Learning and Development

Mrs C Entecott

Class Teacher & Mental Health ChampionBA (Hons) University of Leicester , PGCE University of Birmingham

Miss D Fairbrother

Teacher of PE & Games, Enrichment Coordinator & Head of Girls' PastoralBSc. (Hons) University of Gloucestershire, PGCE Loughborough University

Mrs A Fellows

Teacher of SpanishBA (Hons) University of Wales, Cardiff, PGCE University of Birmingham

Miss A Howell-Jones

Head of MusicBMus University of Huddersfield, PGCE Birmingham City University

Miss K Jhaj

EYFS TeacherBA (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University, PGCE (QTS) Birmingham City University

Mrs E Kenton

Class Teacher, Maths Coordinator & Joint Lead TutorBEd (Hons) PGCE Secondary Education

Mrs N Khan

SENDCOLevel 4 SEND

Mr C Leslie

Class TeacherBA (Hons) University of Kent at Canterbury, PGCE University of Paisley, MA (English) Open University

Mrs P Mavi

Higher Level Teaching AssistantBA (Hons) University of Birmingham. PGCE University of Leicester

Mrs L Rees

Teaching Assistant & Art TeacherLevel 3 NVQ

Mr J Staffiere

Class Teacher & Academic Development Coordinator (Processes)BEd (Hons), Primary Education with QTS, Wolverhampton University

Mrs G Taylor

Class TeacherBA (Hons) Coventry University, PGCE Birmingham City University

Mr J Thorne

PE CoachBSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent Universty

Mrs N Watson

Class Teacher & Humanities CoordinatorBSc (Hons) University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, PGCertT Manchester Metropolitan University

Senior School Team

Every member of our Senior School plays a vital role in making Hydesville the successful School it is.  With a collective wealth of expertise and experience, teachers ensure our pupils leave us at the end of Year 11 having exceeded all expectations.  Our outstanding GCSE results and value added scores speak for themselves.  Led by the hugely ambitious and energetic Miss Jenkins, the team sets high standards; and always achieves them.

Staff Name Staff Title Qualifications

Miss L Jenkins

Deputy Head and Head of Senior SchoolBA (Joint Hons) University of Nottingham, GTP University of Wolverhampton

Mrs H Booth

Head of English & ADC (Processes) CoordinatorBA (First Class Hons) Universtiy of Warwick; MA University of Warwick; GTP Secondary Education University of Wolverhampton

Mrs R Chattha

Head of ScienceUniversity of Hertfordshire Degree in Chemistry BSC (Hons) University of London Greenwich

Mrs P Dhadda

Teacher of FrenchBA (Hons) University College Northampton, PGCE Open University

Mr P Dhadda

Teacher of MathsBSc (Hons) Computer Science Coventry University, PGCE ICT University of Wales

Ms R Eynon

Teacher of Biology and KS3 ScienceBSc in Biomedical Studies, Wolverhampton University

Miss D Fairbrother

Teacher of PE & Games, All School Enrichment Coordinator & Career Guidance AdvisorBSc. (Hons) University of Gloucestershire, PGCE Loughborough University

Miss A Howell-Jones

Head of MusicBMus University of Huddersfield, PGCE Birmingham City University

Mrs N Khan

SENDCO Level 4 SEND

Mrs C Jones

Teacher of Business Studies & Computer Science BSc (Hons) Staffordshire University, GTP Robert Owen Group

Mr M Lawrence

Director of Sport & Head of Boys’ WelfareBA (Hons) University of Birmingham, PGCE St Georges Titan

Mrs A Odunjo

Teacher of GeographyB.Sc. (Hons) Geography; Institute of Education (IOE) University of London; PGCE (Secondary) Geography- University of Birmingham

Mrs E Shaw

Teacher of Art & PSHE CoordinatorBA (Hons) De Montfort University, PGCE University of Birmingham

Miss C Thorne

Teacher of HistoryBA (Hons) University of Birmingham, PGCE King Edward’s Consortium

Mr J Thorne

PE CoachBSc (Hons) Nottingham Trent University

Miss S Waite

Teacher of English, Head of Performing Arts, Head of Girls' Pastoral & Mental Health ChampionBA (Hons) University of Roehampton, PGCE University of Wolverhampton

Mr P Walker

Head of MathematicsBSc (Hons) University of Wales, GTP University of Wolverhampton
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