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Woodlands High School

Woodlands High School

Cardiff

Wales

Who's Who

Our staff at Woodlands are a dynamic team that are fully committed to making our students time at Woodlands purposeful, enjoyable and safe. For a full list of the personnel that make up this wonderful team of practitioners that continue to take our school forward on route to excellence

Senior Leadership Team

Sian Thomas - Headteacher

Senior Lead for Child Protection

Nikki Tubb - Deputy Headteacher 

Teaching and Learning

Simon Wilson - Assistant Headteacher 

Curriculum

Behaviour

LAC

Transitioning

 

Middle Management Team:

Vivian Doel P16: TLR for 14-19 pathways/ Careers ILS Teacher 

Lucy Board KS4: TLR for DCF, Working with External Agencies/ Class Teacher

Lauren Pope KS3: TLR for Social Media, Action Research/ Class Teacher


Bethan Saunders Static: TLR for LNF, Class Teacher 


Teachers

Angharad Lewis

Class Teacher 

Welsh Coordinator

Ruth Bryan

Class Teacher 

Language, Literacy & Communication Leader

Richard Payton

Class Teacher 

Humanities Lead 

Jess Phillips

Class Teacher 

Year 7/ Transitioning

Vivian Doel

Class Teacher 

ILS/Career Coordinator

Kieran Evans 

Class Teacher 

Numeracy

Andrea Williams

Class Teacher 

Residential Visits Coordinator

D of E Manager

Martin Banner

Class Teacher 

Science & Technology Leader

Lucy Board

Class Teacher 

TLR DCF

Bethan Saunders

Class Teacher 

TLR LNF

Lawrence Fisher

Class Teacher 

Health & Wellbeing

Rebecca Griffiths

Class Teacher 

Drama Coordinator

Lauren Pope

Class Teacher 

KS3 TLR / DCF

Tom Davies

Class Teacher 

Expressive Arts leader

Sarah Lachlan-Dean

 Total Communication and Sensory Integration

Literacy Coordinator Class teacher

Natalie Johnson

Class Teacher  ASD
Rhys Tucker   Class Teacher (Supply)

KS3 - Rosewood

 

Luke Kinsey

Class Teacher (Supply)  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Assistants

Rosemary Martin

Grade 6 - HLTA

ELKLAN

 

Paul Richards

Grade 6 Maths Factor Coordinator

Sarah Perry

 

Grade 6 - HLTA (secondment)

Outdoor Learning

Naomi Malpas

Grade 5

ELSA

Lucy Lewis

Grade 5

 

Kath Smith

Grade 5

ELKLAN

Leyanne Niblett

Grade 4

ELKLAN

Aled Williams

Grade 3

ELSA

Helen McAdorey

Grade 3

KS3

Ruth Mensikov

Grade 3

DofE

Matthew Shields

Grade 3

VI

Ceri Slee

Grade 3

Makaton

Matthew Jones

Grade 1

 

Ailsa Jones

 

Grade 3

KS3

Amerjeet Kaur

Grade 3

Communication

Craig Lewis

Grade 3

KS4

Kara Dunbar 

Grade 1

KS3

Lauren Jones

Grade 1

ASD

Charlotte Ludlam

Grade 1

KS3

Jowa Coffey

Grade 1  KS3

Esther Brady

Grade 1  

Richard Kiley

Grade 1 ASD

April Burnett

Grade 1  

Kelly Coles

Grade 1  

Lorna Fuller

Grade 1 KS4

Carlos Hernandez Sanchez

Grade 1 P16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Admin staff 

Suzanne Williams

Finance Officer

Chris Street

Administrator

Helen Hurley

School Clerk


Other school staff

Gary Board

Estates Manager

Jessey Barcoe

Caretaking Assistant

Karen Williams

Head Cook

 

The Governing Body of Woodlands High School is an exceptionally motivated, supportive and challenging group of people led by the inspirational David Saunders. All Governors are active participants in school life and are present in school on a weekly basis in some capacity. The highly skilled and knowledgeable group contribute with the strategic direction of the school. 

Name Type
David Saunders Chair
Sian Thomas Acting Head
Suzanne Williams Clark
Ann Cocchiara LA
Karen Thomas Parent
Sarah Murray Parent
Marie Williams Community
Bethan Moyle Community
Caroline Davies Community
Doug Corp LA
Aled Williams Non Teaching
 
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