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Executive Headteacher

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Andy McBurnie

Andy joined The Mandeville School as Executive Headteacher in July 2019.

Interim Principal

Debbie Shepherd

Debbie Shepherd

Debbie joined The Mandeville School as Interim Principal in September 2019.

Vice Principals

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Tony Rogerson, Senior Vice Principal

Tony joined The Mandeville School in July 2015. He has been a teacher of English Literature and Language for 14 years.

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Hannah Tongue - Vice Principal

Hannah joined The Mandeville School in September 2016 from The Bridge Academy in Hackney where she has been Assistant Vice Principal responsible for Key Stage Three.  Hannah has been a History teacher for 10 years. 

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Paul Miles - Acting Vice Principal

Paul joined in September 2005 as Subject Leader for PE when The Mandeville School was awarded Specialist Sports College status.  He held the same role previously at Isleworth and Syon School for Boys in Hounslow.  Paul became Head of Hartwell House when our pastoral system changed to vertical and joined the Leadership Team in June 2014.

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Jenny Thompson - Acting Vice Principal

Jenny joined The Mandeville School in September 2001 as Head of Year.  In September 2005 Jenny became Director of Key Stage 4 and 5 and has been an Assistant Head since this time.  Jenny was approached by the LA to lead on a project working with those at risk of permanent exclusion at Key Stage 3 and had a secondment for 6 months in 2010 to deliver this programme in the South of Buckinghamshire.

Extended Senior Leadership Team

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David Cockroft - Sixth Form Leader

David joined us in 2006 as an NQT English Teacher, having previously worked for a decade in the motor industry. He was worked in a variety of pastoral roles, having headed up Windsor House and subsequently worked as Year Leader for a variety of age groups. He started his new role as Sixth Form Leader in June 2017.

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Maria Gomez - SENDCo

Maria has been with The Mandeville School since April 2002. She joined as a teacher of English and within two years was appointed second in department. Maria was subsequently appointed Subject leader in 2009, and is currently the school's SENDCo. Maria brings wisdom to the table and is making improvements on our attendance driving working with the Attendance team.

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Chris Penson - Subject Leader for Science

Chris joined The Mandeville School in 2012 as a teacher of science. For a period of time he was a Staff Governor saying he became a Governor because he felt passionate about the school and would like to see it continue the journey to good and then outstanding. He has been Subject Leader for Science since September 2018. 

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Geoff Aylett - Subject Leader for Mathematics

Geoff joined The Mandeville School in September 2016 as Subject Leader for Mathematics. He started as an NQT at The Beaconsfield School before moving to Chesham Grammar School where he held the role of Assistant Subject Leader for Mathematics before joining Mandeville after missing the impact he could make in a non-selective school.

 

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Patrick Donoghue - Interim Subject Leader for English

Patrick joined the school in 2006 as an Overseas Trained Teacher of English. He has worked as Year 8 Leader before becoming Second in Department and subsequently Whole School Literacy Coordinator. During his time here, Patrick has worked alongside University College London, the Institute of Education, the Arts Council, and as an executive on the National Writing Project.

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