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Devonport High School for Girls



Teaching Staff

Teaching Staff:


Mr L Sargeant, BA (Hons), PGCE, MA

Head Teacher

Mr A Thomas, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs B Bell

Business Manager

Mr E Lamb, BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL

Assistant Head & Head of Sixth

Mrs R Morgan, BEd (Hons)

Assistant Head Teacher

Mr L Norster, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs H Morgan, BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQSL

Assistant Head Teacher / Head of English

Mr A Abbotts, BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Religious Studies

Miss N Agredano Marcos, BA (Hons), MA, PGCE


Mrs S Anderson, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mr D Blackford, BSc, PGCE

Head of Biology

Mrs D Broadbent, BA (Hons), PGCE, MA

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Miss P Burch, MRes, BA (Hons), QTS

Second in English

Mrs N Burkey, Licence, PGCE

French / Spanish / Latin

Mr A Burton, BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Art

Dr O Chapman, BSc (Hons), PhD, PGCE 


Miss S Clatworthy, BEd (Hons)

Head of Physical Education

Mr N Cliff, BA (Hons), PGCE, CCRS

Head of History

Miss H Crowther, BSc, PGCE

Mathematics / Head of House

Mr C Damerell, BEd (Hons) 

Second in Mathematics

Mr P Edwards, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Science and Chemistry

Ms R Fierek, BA(Hons),PGCE


Mr R Galley, MA (Ed), BSc (Hons), PGCE


Ms A Gillan, BSc (Hons), PGCE 


Mr J Green, BA (Hons), PGCE


Dr C Gurr, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGC, PGCE

Mathematics, Computing

Mrs J Kewish, BA (Hons), PGCE

History, Religious Studies

Mrs E Li, BA, QTS


Dr K Little, BA, MRes, PhD, PGCE


Mr J Lockley, BA (Hons), PGCE


Mrs C Macey, BA (Hons), PGCE


Mr A Magee,  BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Geography

Ms D McMahon, BBS, QTS

Head of Business and Enterprise

Ms S Mitchell, BA (Hons), QTS

Head of Music

Mr C Moore, BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE

Head of Physics

Dr F Morris, BSc (Hons), PhD, PGCE

Mathematics / Assistant Head of Sixth Form

Mr T Newman, NPQML+, BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Drama

Ms K Nott, BSc (Hons), MEd, MSc, PGCE

Geography / Business 

Dr D Parry, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, PGCE

Biology / Senior Head of House

Mrs S Palmer BA (Hons) and PGCE

Teacher Of Drama

Mrs J Pierce, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Miss J Ricks, BA (Hons) QTS

Gifted & Talented/ EAL Coordinator / SAGECo / SENCO

Mrs S Roberts, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mr N Riseborough, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Mathematics

Mrs A Rowe, BEd (Hons)

Physical Education

Ms M Salak, BA (Hons), PGCE

Religious Studies / History

Ms R Scott, BSc (Hons), PGCE


Mrs J Sharp, BA (Hons), PGCE


Ms J Smith, BA (Hons), PGCE


Mrs L Stacey, BA (Hons), PGCE

MFL / Head of House

Mrs S Taylor, BA (Hons), MA, PGCE


Mrs J Tribe, BEd (Hons)

Food Technology / Head of Technology

Mrs G Tuckwell, BA (Hons), PGCE, PGCert

Second in MFL

Support Staff

Support Staff:




Ms A Nettleship

Office Manager / PA to Head Teacher

Mrs M Harrington-Seddon

Examinations Officer

Mrs E Ellis

Finance Officer

Mrs T Gyllenship

Finance Assistant

Mrs K Luscombe

Personnel Assistant

Mrs P Bolwell

Student Information Officer - Attendance

Mrs N Meagor

Student Information Officer - Assessment

Mrs P Morgan

Administrative Assistant

Mrs C Purland

Sixth Form Administrator

Mrs C Rigby

Print and Design Assistant

ICT Support:


Mr I Mason Laurence

ICT Network Manager

Mrs L Brice

ICT User Support Manager

Mr C Burrows

ICT Technician



Mrs J Dartnell


Miss E Parsons




Mrs K Knowles

Art and Technology Assistant

Miss A Preston

Senior Science Technician

Ms L Wood

Science Technician

Cover Supervision:


Mrs A Moore

Cover Supervisor

Learning Support:


Miss A Dadey

Learning Mentor

Mr R Evans

Learning Support Assistant



Mr D Henderson

Catering Manager

Mrs J Sara

Assistant Catering Manager

Mrs K Edwards

Catering Assistant

Mrs S Truscott

Catering Assistant

Miss E Reidy

Catering Assistant

Miss T Ablett

 Mealtime Assistant



Mr R Whitter-Down

Site Manager

Mr Stephen Pearce


Mr P Barker

Site Assistant (Morning)

Miss T Ablett


Mrs J Barlow


Mrs S Hole


Miss M Nelsen


Mrs E Ntumba Tadi


Mr S Sandison


Mrs D Smith


Mrs S Truscott


Mrs T Williams


Outside Agencies:


Julie Waters

School Nurse

Kerry McCoy

Education Welfare Officer

Helen Currell

Careers South West

Iryna Wallis

School Counsellor

Christian Ferris

Neighbourhood Beat Manager