The list of key staff indicates those members of staff whom you may need to contact.

The usual point of contact with the school is through a pupil’s or student’s form teacher. Subject enquiries should be addressed to Heads of Department. Please phone the school office 01728 723493.

If you wish to speak to us regarding any attendance matter (this includes any medical or dental appointments), please phone 01728 726677 and our Attendance Officer will endeavour to assist you.


Senior Management

Philip Hurst Headteacher
Louise Armes Deputy Headteacher (Staff)
Matthew Ward Assistant Headteacher, Curriculum and Assessment
Andrew Cann Assistant Headteacher, Head of Sixth Form
Adam Chittock Assistant Headteacher, Community & Personal Development
Mark Mugliston Business Manager


Heads of Department

Nicola Sholl Art
Lisha Ewing Business Studies & Economics
Kelly Jeffery Head of Design Technology
Steven Sparkes Design Technology (Resistant Materials)
Sara Peers English
Sabrina Esworthy Geography
Alex Pope History
Daniel Wright Computer Science and IT
Matthew Heath Head of Languages and German
Severine Capjon French
Simeon Everett Mathematics
Richard Hanley Director of Music, Head of Performing Arts, Senior Teacher
Laura Peters Drama
Mark Wheeler Personal Development
Mark Harding Physical Education
Amy Evans Social Sciences
Helen Lambert Religious Studies
Stephen Peters Head of Science
Emily Riley Biology
Dominic Halls Physics
Anthony Warren Chemistry


Heads of Year

Andrew Cann Head of Sixth Form
Sue Goodwin Deputy Head of Sixth Form & Head of Year 12
Matthew Anthony Deputy Head of Sixth Form & Head of Year 13
Georgia Ingold Head of Year 11
Robert Symes Head of Year 10
Ben Farthing Head of Year 9
Heather Preston Head of Year 8
Kathryn Oldman Head of Year 7



Mr James Day (Head of Learning Support and SEND)
Mrs Jane Wheeler (SEND/Learning Support Admin Officer)

Joining Thomas Mills High School & Sixth Form – September 2025

You would be most welcome to attend our Open Mornings (30th September – 4th October 2024) and Open Evening, which takes place on Thursday 3rd October 2024, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Click the letter link for more information.

Open Day Letter to Parents