Teaching Staff

Offering a broad curriculum, students are encouraged and supported

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.


Mr S Vegh – Head of Department
Miss C Loj

Dance & Drama (Performing Arts)

Mrs C Duffy – Head of Performing Arts
Mrs G Millard – Second in Performing Arts
Miss M Cullip
Miss G Lawry
Miss L Rushby

Design & Technology

Mrs S Higham – Head of Department
Mr Budden
Ms Shan
Miss Wilhelmy

English & Media

Mrs R HodgsonHead of English
Mrs C Keljarrett – Second in English
Mrs D Lewis – Head of KS3 English
Miss C Rendall – Head of KS5 English
Miss L ToofanyTeacher in Charge of Media
Mrs R Bradley
Miss E Clark
Miss H Ioannidis
Miss A Shearman
Miss K White

Music (Performing Arts)

Mrs C Duffy – Head of Performing Arts
Mr J Duffy
Miss E Hope


Mr S Vegh – Head of Department
Mr J Curtis

Religious Studies

Mr S Vegh – Head of Department
Miss L Baveystock
Mr L Hilton
Miss C Loj