Teachers at Brakenhale are led by the Headteacher, Jane Coley, and her Senior Leadership Team.  Each curriculum department below reports to a specified member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Brakenhale offers a broad curriculum and aims to provide each individual student the opportunity to work at a level consistent with their ability.  All students are encouraged and supported to achieve their best.

Art & Photography

Mrs S Higham – Head of Department
Miss T Wilhelmy
Mrs A Hemmings


Miss M Morgan – Head of Department
Mr S Bell
Mr P Gibson

Dance & Drama

Miss C Haley – Head of Department
Mr D Wilkie
Ms L Rushby

Design & Technology

Mrs S Higham – Head of Department
Mr J Smith
Ms F Shayanewako

Media & Film

Mr J Hoey – Head of Department