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Pupil Comment 3: July 2014

"My mum forgot to get a picture printed out of me and you at our year 11 prom, which was a fantastic experience and one that I very much enjoyed!!!"

Pupil Comment 2: July 2014

" Thank you for your support through out school and for being an amazing year leader and great role model."

Parental Comment 2: July 2014

I think one of the schools strap lines was "Together We Achieve", so take some of the credit! The last 2 years have seen change in my daughter I would not have believed. I'm immensely proud of how she has matured and developed, both at home and school!

Parental comment: July 2014

I can’t thank you enough for all the support you have given over the last 12 months, my daughter has been through a really tough time and struggled with the pressures of school, your support has been invaluable!

Pupil Comment: July 2014

"I'd like to tell you, you gave me some amazing advice on life and in my up and coming sporting career, you have influenced me to try my hardest in what ever I may be doing in the future wether it is through college or rugby!"

ALMONDBURY COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS HERE!

FROM THE 1ST OF JUNE ALMONDBURY COMMUNITY SCHOOL IS HERE! WELCOME TO OUR NEW SCHOOL AND WE LOOK FOWARD TO REPORTING ON THE MANY DEVELOPMENTS OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS!

Sports Relief SWIM MILE Year 7&8 Thursday 20th March 2014

All year 7 and 8 students who entered a team in the Sport Relief SWIM mile completed the mile. Particular mention must go to Lucy Jackson in 7ESA and Lewis Macleod in 8BBR who swam 72 lengths on their own to make up the mile!

Praise from Greenhead College for our Pupils March 2014

Anton, (Interviewer) commented "how well presented and prepared the students were for the interviews – how good the questions were that they asked and the quality of understanding they presented with in relation to their current studies".

Phillipines Fund Almondbury High pupils raise £685!!!

Raffles, cake sales, form activities and a talent show were held by AHSLC pupils, parents and staff to raise money for the Phillipines... A whopping £685 was raised! A special thanks to Mrs Daly who led the campaign!

Jan14 Praise for our Year 10 Sports Leaders by Linda Stacey!

"I would like to thank you for allowing 4 of your year 10 students to assist with the Kirklees final of the sports hall athletics yesterday. The students were an absolute pleasure to be with all day and were a credit both to themselves and your school".

Let's Get Cooking Accreditation Awarded for our 3rd Year!

103 members have learnt new cooking skills
235 new cooking skills have been learnt
2 community cooking events held
23 club sessions held
309 parents, family members and people from the community have been involved!
Thank you Mr Brady & Miss Leeson

A "Good School" say OFSTED

Our last OfSTED Report in February 2012 described Almondbury High School and Language College as a "Good School". Where "Pupils are well prepared for the next stage in their education”

The Staff of Almondbury High School and Language College 2014 - 2015

The staff at Almondbury are our most valuable resource and we are lucky to have such a hard-working, dedicated and caring team who are committed to achieving the best for every pupil.  The table below shows the current staff of the school.  You may contact a member of staff directly by clicking on the email link next to their name. 

Senior Leadership Team

Mrs J Tolley

janet.tolley@kirkleeseducation.uk

Headteacher

Miss Y Ainley

yvonne.ainley@kirkleeseducation.uk

PA to the Headteacher

Mr T Bowen

trevor.bowen@kirkleeseducation.uk

Deputy Headteacher

Mr R Leech

richard.leech@kirkleeseducation.uk

Assistant Headteacher/EVC

Mr S Wood

simon.wood@kirkleeseducation.uk

Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion/SENCo

Pastoral Support Team

Mrs J Leeson

jillian.leeson@kirkleeseducation.uk

Year Leader - Year 7

Mr S Sykes

simon.sykes@kirkleeseducation.uk

Year Leader - Year 8

Mr J Cattel

john.cattel@kirkleeseducation.uk

Year Leader - Year 9

Mrs E Seymour

emma.seymour@kirkleeseducation.uk

Year Leader - Year 10

Mrs S Quarmby

sandra.quarmby@kirkleeseducation.uk

Year Leader - Year 11

Miss C Ennis

claire.ennis@kirkleeseducation.uk

Learning Mentor - Key Stage 3/4 (Years 8-11)

Miss K Akroyd

kathryn.akroyd@kirkleeseducation.uk

Learning Mentor - Key Stage 4

Mrs J Toth

julie.toth@kirkleeseducation.uk

Attendance Officer

Teaching Staff

English

Mr D Housecroft

david.housecroft@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning / Associate Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs S Ali

shenaz.ali@kirkleeseducation.uk

KS3 Coordinator - English

Mrs K Maryam

khalida.maryam@kirkleeseducation.uk

English

Mrs A Miles

amanda.miles@kirkleeseducation.uk

English

Mrs C Knight

christina.knight@kirkleeseducation.uk

English

Maths

Mrs S Hodgson

sheila.hodgson@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning

Mr P Nugent

paul.nugent@kirkleeseducation.uk

Maths

Mr M Milner

martin.milner@kirkleeseducation.uk

Maths

Science

Dr L Wilkes

lesley.wilkes@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - Science

Mrs C Martin

catherine.martin@kirkleeseducation.uk

Science

Mrs J Varley

jessica.varley@kirkleeseducation.uk

Science

Mrs S Hall

sharon.hall@kirkleeseducation.uk

Science Technician

     

Design Technology

Mrs K Danks

karen.danks@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - Design Technology

Mrs B Bradley

beverley.bradley@kirkleeseducation.uk

KS3 Coordinator - Design Technology

Mrs K Lydall

katina.lydall@kirkleeseducation.uk

Design Technology

Mr C Haywood chris.haywood@kirkleeseducation.uk Technology Technician

Languages

Mr R Leech

richard.leech@kirkleeseducation.uk

Language College Director

Mrs J Cattell

jennifer.cattell@kirkleeseducation.uk

Languages

Mrs L O'Hara

louise.o'hara@kirkleeseducation.uk

Langauges

Mrs E Seymour

emma.seymour@kirkleeseducation.uk

Languages

Mrs N Bates

natalie.bates@kirkleeseducation.uk

Languages, Year Leader (see Pastoral team)

     

ICT

Miss C Le

carni.le@kirkleeseducation.net

Leader of Learning - ICT/ Associate Assistant Head Teacher/ Strategic Leadership of ICT/EVC

Mrs K Taylor

kathleen.taylor@kirkleeseducation.uk

ICT, Business Studies, Head of Vocational Learning

Mr A Mahmood

ansar.mahmood@kirkleeseducation.uk

Network Manager

     

Art

Mrs A Ashbee

alison.ashbee@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - Art

 

Drama

Mr G Cooper

gordon.cooper@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - Drama

     

Geography

Mrs E Saville

liz.saville@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - Geography

     

History

Mrs C Lancaster

charlotte.lancaster@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - History

     

Music

Mrs S Quarmby

sandra.quarmby@kirkleeseducation.uk

Music/Leader of Learning PSHCE + RE, Year Leader/ Associate Assistant Head Teacher

     

PE/Sport

Mrs C Ketteringham

catherine.ketteringham@kirkleeseducation.uk

Leader of Learning - PE

Mr J Cattell

john.cattell@kirkleeseducation.uk

PE, Year Leader (see Pastoral team)

Mr S Sykes

simon.sykes@kirklees.education.uk

PE, Year Leader / Associate Assistant Head Teacher

     

Inclusion

Mrs S Green

susan.green@kirkleeseducation.uk

Nurture Group Leader

Mrs K Thomas

karen.thomas@kirkleeseducation.uk

Nurture Group

Mr D Dyer

davis.dyer@kirkleeseducation.uk

Behaviour Support Worker

Mrs P Pedder

pauline.pedder@kirkleeseducation.uk

Inclusion - ETA Maths

Mrs J Hibbert

jennifer.hibbert@kirkleeseducation.uk

Inclusion - ETA Science

Mrs S Jacques

sharon.jacques@kirkleeseducation.uk

Inclusion - ETA

Mrs J Kelly

julie.kelly@kirkleeseducation.uk

Inclusion - ETA

Mrs P Bowen

pauline.bowen@kirkleeseducation.uk

Literacy Development Worker

Mrs A Staley

astrid.staley@kirkleeseducation.uk

EMA - Pupils new to English

 

 Support Staff

 Miss Y Ainley

yvonne.ainley@kirkleeseducation.uk

 PA to the Headteacher

 Cathy Bird

catherine.bird@kirkleeseducation.uk

 Bursar

 Bev Drury

beverley.drury@kirkleeseducation.uk

 Behaviour

 Sue Flaherty

susan.flaherty@kirkleeseducation.uk

 Reprographics

 A Goodliffe

angela.goodliffe@kirkleeseducation.uk

 Exams

 Hazel Kay

hazel.kay@kirkleeseducation.uk

 SIMS

 H Patterson

helen.patterson@kirkleeseducation.uk

 Administrator

 Jill Sawyer

jill.sawyer@kirkleeseducation.uk

 Finance Assistant

 Lunchtime Supervisors

 Nasira Begum

 

 

 Bev Drury