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Mark Hall Academy, First Avenue, Harlow, Essex, CM17 9LR  |  Tel: 01279 866280

Academy Leadership Team (ALT)

Name Title
Mrs C Franceschi Principal
Mrs M Hazle First Vice Principal
Mrs V Butler Vice Principal; Safeguarding Team
Mr B Abbott Assistant Principal – Teaching & Learning (BTEC Quality Nominee – QN)
Mrs L Lee Assistant Principal & SENCO; Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr P Patel Assistant Principal – Standards and Curriculum
Ms E Whittington Associate Senior Leader (T&L Team) Head of Creative Arts
Mr S Stockdale Associate Senior Leader & Progress Leader Years 10 & 11
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Phase Leaders

Name Title
Mr S Stockdale Progress Leader: Year 10 & 11
Miss L Gisbourne Guidance Manager: Year 10 & 11
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e-mail for Year 11:
Miss L Brown Progress Leader Year 9
Ms T Turner Guidance Manager: Year 9 
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Mr D Archer Progress Leader Years 8 
Mrs S Maragh-MacPherson Guidance Manager: Year 8 
e-mail for Year 8:
Mr C Kemp Head of Phase: Year 7
Miss M Warwick Guidance Manager: Year 7
e-mail for Year 7:

Creative Arts (Art/Music/Drama)

Name Title
Ms E Whittington ASL & Head of Creative Arts: Art Teacher
Mr J McHugh Head of Drama
Ms C Mulholland Head of Music
Mr J Harrison Acting Head of Music
Ms L Brown Drama Teacher/PL Yr 9
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Design & Technology

Name Title
Mr D Maclean  Head of D & T
Mr S Warren D & T Teacher
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Name Title
Mrs M Barr Head of English
Ms P Diamond English Teacher
Ms A Nerkowski English Teacher
Mr S Sikora English Teacher
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Humanities (History/Geography/RE)

Name Title
Mr I Jordan Geography
Ms J Craine Head of History/PSCHRE Co-ordinator
Mr C Kemp Geography /PL Year 7
e-mail for Humanities:

ICT/Business Studies

Name Title
Ms J Fowler Head of Technologies
Ms H Wright i/c Computer Science
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Name Title
Mrs C Moore Head of Maths
Mr A Ahmed Second in Maths /ICT Teacher
Mrs A Burns Maths Teacher
Mrs K DuToit Maths Teacher
Mr M Kitchen Maths Teacher/NAC Co-ordinator
Mr A Singh Maths Teacher
Mr A Raza Maths Teacher
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Modern Foreign Languages

Name Title
Mrs V Marzin Head of MFL
Mrs C Akin MFL Teacher
Ms T Pierro MFL Teacher
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Physical Education

Name Title
Mr D Archer PE Teacher/ PL Year 8
Mr M Kimberley PE Teacher
Miss C Venables PE Teacher
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Name Title
Mr D Hopkin Head of Science
Mr G Butler 2 i/c Science
Ms L Acon Science Teacher
Ms D Dzierbicka Science Teacher
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Achievement Support Team

Name Title
Ms J Rogers AST Manager/ Designated Safeguarding Lead Deputy
Mrs J Aiton Assistant Manager
Ms T Parker Learning Supervisor
Mr B Birkitt Learning Supervisor
Mr R Green Behaviour Mentor
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Teaching Assistants (TAs)

Name Title
Mrs A Arnold TA
Mrs J Long TA
Mrs H Loft Lead TA: English
Mrs K Patel EAL Achievement Co-ordinator
Miss J Thomson TA
Miss D Turnbull HLTA : Maths
Mrs T Viner TA
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Attendance Office

Name Title
Ms R Robinson EWO; Safeguarding Team
Mrs P Lane Attendance Officer
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Exams Office

Name Title
Mrs J McCarthy Exams Officer
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Finance Office

Name Title
Mrs A Moldon  Finance Assistant
Mrs K Collins  ATT Regional Finance Manager
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Name Title
Mrs K Batley Reprographics and IT Manager
Mrs L Birkitt Receptionist
Mrs G Cocksedge Principal’s PA
Mrs J Holland Librarian
Mrs J Mella Reprographics Assistant
Mrs B Read Cover and Data Manager
Mr A Salmon-Jones SIMS & IT System Manager
Mrs A Jewers-Smith HR Admin
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