Senior Leadership Team


Executive Headteacher: Miss Marie-Louise Litton

Miss Litton has strategic oversight of the three Trust Schools - Wildern, Deer Park, Boorley Park - and the business/community arm of the Trust.  


Headteacher: Mrs Ceri Oakley

Mrs Oakley is responsible for the day-to-day leadership management and operation of the school. She line manages all the Senior Team and has a passion for History Teaching.  


 Deputy Headteacher (Pastoral): Mr Mark Chance

Mr Chance is responsible for all things Pastoral Care including safeguarding and SEN. He line manages the Pastoral Senior Team (SLPP and AHT) and teaches PE.


Deputy Headteacher: Mrs Natasha Cowan

Mrs Cowan is responsible for all things curriculum.  She line manages Science, English, Maths and teaches Maths.  


Assistant Headteacher (Student Progress): Mrs Michelle Wade

Mrs Wade is responsible for student progress and achievement. She line manages the Design and Technology department.


Assistant Headteacher (Teaching and Learning): Mrs Sally Wheeler

Mrs Wheeler is responsible for the development of teaching staff – SCITT, ECT and whole staff. She line manages the PE department and teaches Science.

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Assistant Headteacher (School ICT systems): Mr Matthew Knight

Mr Knight is responsible for all ICT systems across the Trust and the school. He line manages New Technologies within the curriculum and teaches ICT.

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 Assistant Headteacher (KS4): Mrs Amanda Warner

Mrs Warner is responsible for the timetable, Pupil Premium Students and KS4 - 5.  She line manages Communication Studies, MFL and teaches History.  


Assistant Headteacher (KS3): Mrs Ruth Thornton 

Mrs Thornton is responsible for KS2-3, KS3 and Self study, More able students, feedback and literacy across the school.  She line manages Humanities and MSS and teaches English.  


Assistant Headteacher (KS4 and Community and the Arts): Miss Harriet Jones 

Miss Jones is responsible for Community, Arts across the School and KS3 -4.  She line manages Creative Arts and Vocational Learning and teaches Dance.  


Head of Central Services: Mrs Hilary Manton

Mrs Manton oversees all aspects of school finance and all Central Services at Wildern and other schools within the Trust.


Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral): Mrs K.Thomas:

Mrs Thomas supports Mr Chance with all things pastoral, safeguarding and Year 6-7 transition. She line manages the DOPAs and Student Services