Senior Leadership Team

Principal – Robert Fell

Robert has over twenty years’ experience in teaching having gained a BSc in Mathematics followed by a PGCE from the University of Warwick. He started teaching in London before moving to the West Midlands and leading maths departments at schools and Local Authorities across the region. He became Deputy Head at Lyng Hall School in Coventry, helping lead the school’s transformation and consequent improvement in outcomes and OFSTED rating to Good with Outstanding features while also gaining NPQH. He was then appointed as Head teacher of QEMS in Tamworth which was at that point in Special Measures. Over the four years of his tenure he led the school through conversion to Academy status, joining the Landau Forte Multi Academy Trust, and culminating in gaining a Good OFSTED rating.

Vice Principal – James Harding

James has fifteen years’ experience in teaching having gained a BSc in Physics from the University of Aberystwyth where he specialised in semiconductor physics and the production and use of porous silicon a material with a range of biomedical applications. He is a Member of the Institute of Physics and gained his PGCE from the University of Southampton. He has taught at schools across the West Midlands, leading Science departments and improving outcomes for students. In his previous role he was promoted to Assistant Principal and helped lead the school to its current Good OFSTED rating.

Vice Principal – Health – Surjit Jakhu

Surj has over ten years’ experience in teaching having worked in a wide range of community and social care focussed roles previously. She gained her BA in History and Sociology from the University of Warwick followed by her Masters in criminology from Keele University. Surj gained her PGCE FE/HE from University of Wolverhampton and most recently PG Dip Business Admin (Education) from Lancaster University. She has taught and led Health and Social Care from Level 1 to Foundation Degree at colleges across the West Midlands including at Walsall College when it gained its Outstanding OFSTED rating. In her previous role she was Head of School for City College Coventry leading a wide range of curriculum delivery.



Faculty of Maths and Sciences

Tarveen Rajania – Subject Lead – Mathematics

Henry Iberi – Teacher of Mathematics

Hayley Perry – Subject Lead – Science

Maryam Byrne – Second in Department for Science

Pritha Dhiman – Teacher of Science

Jacqueline Morrison – Teacher of Science

Dean Taylor – Teacher of Science

Ryan Guest – Teacher of Science

Rick Teather – Teacher of Science

Dr Roan Williams – Teacher of Science

Paul Bentley – Teacher of Business,  ICT and Geography

Faculty of Communication and Social Science

Rebecca Griffith – Director of Teaching and Learning, SENCO and Teacher of Social Sciences

Michelle Cooper – Subject Lead – English

Laura Moore –  Second in Department for English

John Hilton – Teacher of English

Hilary Jones – Teacher of English

Laura Baker – Subject Lead for Psychology

Mollie Grainger – Teacher of Psychology

Angela Vandaele – Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Shelagh Pape – Teacher of Religious Studies and Sociology 

Faculty of Health

Kayleigh Steed – Subject Lead – Health and Social Care

Yvonne Howell – Teacher of Health

Pritha Dhinman – Teacher of Health

Kim Scott – Subject Lead – PE

Matthew Bradley – Director of Pastoral Care, Teacher of PE and History 

Natasha Walters – Teacher of PE