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Woodlands High School

Woodlands High School



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


Nikki Tubb - Deputy Headteacher 


Simon Wilson - Assistant Headteacher 


Middle Management Team/ Head of Departments:


Bethan Saunders: KS3 Blue

Lauren Pope: KS3 Green

Lucy Board: KS4 

Vivian Doel: P16


Angharad Lewis

Willow Class Teacher 

KS3 Blue

Ruth Bryan

Cedar Class Teacher 

KS3 Blue

Rhys Tucker Maple Class Teacher KS3 Blue

Luke Kinsey

Beech Class Teacher KS3 Blue

Lauren Pope 

Oak Class Teacher/ Head of Department KS3 Green

Jess Phillips

Chestnut Class Teacher KS3 Green

Andrea Williams

Rosewood Class Teacher KS3 Green

Rebecca Griffiths

Rosewood Class Teacher KS3 Green

Martin Banner

Hazel Class Teacher 


Lawrence Fisher

Holly Class Teacher 


Tom Davies

Rowan Class Teacher 


Lauren Prynne  Pine Class Teacher KS4

Natalie Johnson

Palm Class Teacher  P16

Richard Payton

Sycamore Class Teacher



Kieran Evans

Hawthorn Class Teacher P16









































































Teaching Assistants

Rosemary Martin

Grade 6 - HLTA

Paul Richards

Grade 6

Naomi Malpas

Grade 5

Lucy Lewis

Grade 5

Kath Smith

Grade 5

Leyanne Niblett

Grade 4

Helen McAdorey

Grade 3

Ruth Mensikov

Grade 3

Matthew Shields

Grade 3

Ceri Slee

Grade 3

Matthew Jones

Grade 1

Ailsa Jones


Grade 3

Amerjeet Kaur

Grade 3

Craig Lewis

Grade 3

Lauren Jones

Grade 1

Charlotte Ludlam

Grade 1

Jowa Coffey

Grade 1 

Esther Brady

Grade 1

Richard Kiley

Grade 1

April Burnett

Grade 1

Kelly Coles

Grade 1

Lorna Fuller

Grade 1

Carlos Hernandez Sanchez

Grade 1








































































































































Admin staff 

Suzanne Williams

Chris Street

Helen Hurley



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 Head of School
Suzanne Williams Clark
Ann Cocchiara LA
Karen Thomas Parent
Sarah Murray Parent
Marie Williams Community
Bethan Moyle Community
Caroline Davies Community
Doug Corp LA
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