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    Who's Who
    Below you will find a list of all the teachers at HUS - please click on their names if you wish to email them.

    Headteacher

    I am delighted to have been appointed the Head of Harlington Upper School as of September 2020.  My previous role was as a Deputy Head in a very large and highly successful school in London where I worked for 9 years. I am incredibly lucky to have a highly committed and capable staff body to work with here, and I am really looking forward to collaborating with all stakeholders to continue this wonderful school’s progress towards becoming a genuinely outstanding learning community:

    Mrs H Harris

    Deputy Headteacher

    I am very pleased to have been recently appointed as Deputy Headteacher of Harlington Upper School. In my previous role, I was responsible for the pastoral system in a large, highly successful London secondary school. As Pastoral Deputy here, I will have oversight of student behaviour and Safeguarding. I believe that all students thrive in an environment that is stretching, tolerant and kind; where all students are valued for their unique strengths and potential. I also believe that high expectations of all students are essential if we are to create learners who are intellectually curious and emotionally resilient.  I look forward to working with staff, students , parents and governors to build upon the excellent Harlington School ethos.

    Mrs S Howard

     

    Deputy Headteacher

    I joined Harlington in 2013 as Assistant Headteacher responsible for leading Teaching and Learning having previously been a Head of Year and teacher of History in Hitchin. Teaching was highlighted as a clear strength of the school in the most recent Ofsted and we are incredibly proud of student outcomes.  Real interests for me have been around developing effective differentiation, student resilience, Blooms Taxonomy and Independence. From September 2019, I am now responsible for leading on Achievement at Key Stage Five. This is an incredibly exciting and rewarding job with a Sixth Form approaching 300 in number. Through high quality teaching and learning and enrichment opportunities, we aim to develop knowledge, skills and confidence that will support and inform our students as they prepare for their respective future pathways.

    Mr T Southall

    Business Manager

    Mrs M Boyle


     

     
    Assistant Headteachers  

    I am excited to have been appointed as Assistant Headteacher at Harlington Upper School. In my previous role I was Head of Year at a large, oversubscribed and highly successful London school. I bring a wealth of pastoral experience from Year 7 all the way through to Year 13. I firmly believe that all students can achieve and encourage them to become lifelong learners, challenging and supporting them to realise their potential, where effort, hard work and success is expected, encouraged and celebrated, and creativity is nurtured. As Assistant Headteacher, with focus on Personal Development, I will be looking to expand and promote the curriculum beyond the classroom. I look forward to working with all stakeholders of the Harlington Upper School community.

      Mr J Thompson

     

     

     

    SENDCO

    I joined Harlington as SENDCo in January 2018. I have previously worked in a very different community as SENDCo in London. My main responsibility is to ensure that all students with Special Education Needs and/ or Disabilities are given the support they need to fulfil their potential. Working alongside pupils, parents and all staff members I aim to create an inclusive environment; where barriers to learning are reduced and all students are supported to achieve their ambitions.

    Please contact me about anything in relation to Special Educational Needs and/ or Disability: Miss A Martin

    Assistant Headteacher KS4 Progress, Assessment and Reporting.

    I have been a Science Teacher for over 20 years and joined Harlington Upper School in 2014 having previously been an Assistant Principal in a large Secondary Academy in Luton.

    In my current role as Assistant Headteacher, I am responsible for KS4 Progress, Assessment and Reporting. Alongside this, I am also the Careers Leader managing the Careers provision to provide students with every opportunity to fulfil their potential and to equip them with the knowledge, skills and information to make the transition to the next stage of their educational journey.

    Please contact me about anything in relation to KS4 progress or Careers: Mr M Munshi

       

    Assistant Headteacher Teaching and Learning

    I joined Harlington in 2007 from a high-performing school in Kettering, Northamptonshire, as Lead Teacher in English, working across Harlington, Arnold and Parkfields schools. In 2010, I became Head of Faculty and I was proud to build a successful team, who consistently brought about the best English results the school has achieved. Now as Assistant Headteacher, with a remit of Teaching and Learning, I look forward to supporting and developing further the excellent practice of our experienced teams of subject experts informed by an evaluation of educational research and relevant ideas from cognitive science. Mrs K Thomas

       
    Arts  
    Associate Head of Art Mrs C Cross
      Miss E Cooney
       
    Drama Subject Leaders Mrs R Gibbs \ Mrs C Maiello
      Mrs K Redding
       
    Music Subject Leader Mrs E Carroll
       
       
    PE Subject Leader Mrs S Wareing
      Miss N Cross
      Mrs M Elmes
      Mr J Thompson
      Mr J Walker
       
    Design Technology  
    Head of Design Technology Mrs J Beresford
      Mr D Appleman
      Mr J Ludlow
       
    Food/Textiles Subject Leader Mrs J Walter
    H&SC and Child Development Subject Leader Mrs N Kemp
       
    English & Media  
    Head of English Ms N Masala
      Mrs V Gunn
      Mrs S Howard
      Miss N Jay
      Mrs M Linney
      Mrs J Manrique
      Mrs M McLaughlin
      Ms N Nicol
      Mrs E Pratt
    Literacy Leader Miss N Schmid
    Media Leader Miss Z Smith
      Ms N Nicol
       
    Humanities  
     Geography Subject Leader (acting) Mrs S Page
      Mr R Makaza
       
    History Subject Leader Mrs K Stocker
      Mr R Craze
      Mr R Golding
      Mr T Southall
       
    RS Subject Leader Mr P Jones
       
    Psychology Subject Leader Mrs C Godleman
      Mrs H Gant
      Miss A Martin
       
    ICT Subject Leader Mr B D Clark
      Mrs E Brant
      Miss K Shah
       
    Maths  
    Maths Subject Leader Mr A Houghton
    Assistant Head of Maths Mr I Yusuf
    Assistant Head of Maths/DofE Leader Mrs L Cavadias
      Mr N Dodgson
      Mrs S Figg
      Mrs L Favager
      Mrs R Karbasheva
      Mr P Martin
      Mr D Smeath
       Mr T Way
       
    Modern Foreign Languages & Business Studies  
    Business & Economics Subject Leader Mr C Wright
      Ms C Franklin
      Mr J Keeling
       
    MFL Subject Leader Mrs D Lambert
               Mr A Maclean
      Miss B Perez Garrido
       
    Science  
    Head of Science Mrs L Hymus
    Assistant Head of Science Mr J Hutchins
    Assistant Head of Science Mr B Barham
      Mr B Clark
      Mrs G Detheridge
      Mr J Elmes
      Dr C Gregory
      Mrs V Lumley
      Dr L Newman
      Mr C Prickett
      Mr D Rayner
      Mr M Thomas 
      Mrs A Yates
       

    HEADS OF YEAR

     
    Head of Year 13 Mr J Elmes
    Head of Year 12 Mr D Smeath
    Head of Year 11 Mrs A Yates
    Head of Year 10 Mrs M Elmes
    Head of Year 9 Ms N Nicol
    Year 11 Support Worker Mrs M Clarke
    Year 10 Support Worker

    Mrs K Toyer

    Year 9 Support Worker Mrs K Sawdon
    Year Support Worker Mrs T Mulcahy/Ms K Jackson
       
    Attendance Officer Mrs A Ambridge
    Student Support Reception / Admin / First Aid Mrs L Sherry / Mr B Lenihan 
       
    Headteacher's PA Mrs H Jones
       
    Admin Manager Mrs M Cook
       
    Exams Officer Mrs A Goode 
       
    Head Boy (Sep 2020 - 2021) Jamal McKenzie
    Head Girl (Sep 2020 - 2021) Harriet Ball
    Deputy Head Boy (Sep 2020 - 2021) Amaad Mehmood
    Deputy Head Girl (Sep 2020 - 2021) Abi Lacey