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Nottingham Girls' Academy

Staff at NGA

For the full list of staff at the Nottingham Girls' Academy, please select the appropriate list.

These details are correct as of 1 January 2021.

The Senior Leadership Team 

The Academy is led by Mr D Tungate, the Principal. 

There is also a Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of Deputy Principals and Assistant Principals.

Curriculum Management is undertaken by Heads of Department who are responsible for the efficient delivery of the National Curriculum.  Year Heads manage the year teams and oversee the pastoral welfare of all pupils.

Faculty link for:




Strategic lead for:

Overall Effectiveness,

Curriculum Intent 


R Ahmad
Deputy Principal

S Bates
Deputy Principal

A Sharpe
Deputy Principal

Pastoral link for: Y10


Faculty link for:




Strategic lead for: 

Curriculum Impact

Vocational Qualifications

Pastoral link for: Y11


Faculty link for:

English & Media



Strategic lead for: 

Curriculum Implementation

Disadvantaged Pupils

Pastoral link for: Y7


Faculty link for:

Computing & Business

Social Science


Strategic lead for: 

Behaviour and Attitudes


K Meade
Assistant Principal

R Turner-Ramadan
Assistant Principal

J Evans
Assistant Principal

Pastoral link for: Y8


Faculty link for:

PE & Sport


Strategic lead for: 

Professional Development

Initial Teacher Training

Pastoral link for: Y9


Faculty link for:

Creative Arts


Strategic lead for:

Personal Development

Pastoral link for: Sixth Form


Faculty link for:

Performing Arts


Strategic lead for: 

Assessment and Exams

Reporting to Parents

V Brierley
Regional Finance Manager

H Thornton
PA to the Principal

Faculty link for: 



Strategic lead for:





Strategic lead for:

Human Resources, Communication

Faculty Teams 
English and Media 
J Simpson Head of Faculty
K Fisher 2nd in Faculty
S Al-Najar  
N Green  
B Hughes  
K Meade Assistant Principal
M Mehan-Passi  
C Tucker  
Media & Film  
B Asher Head of Year 7
J Siddy Head of Faculty
C Mullings 2nd in Faculty / Numeracy Coordinator
S Elharm  
M Fox  
J Rushby ITT Coordinator
C Taylor  
D Tungate Principal
T Whittamore  
N Younas  
A Marshall Head of Faculty
A Green 2nd in Faculty / STEM Coordinator
H Kaur  
A Kotze Head of Year 8
S Mahmood  
K Megran  
E Sherriff  
C Stapleton  
J Van Den Broek  
C Hodgson Head of Faculty
F Hennessey 2nd in Faculty (i/c Geography)
M Russell 2nd in Faculty (i/c History)
K Castledine Head of Year 9
C Green  
E Richardson Assistant Head of Year 10
S Watson (Maternity Leave)
Modern Foreign Languages 
T Carey Head of Faculty
N Cross 2nd in Faculty
R Gangneux PSHE Coordinator
S Jones (Maternity Leave)
E Lowry  
Computing & Business
A Gaskell Head of Faculty
R Ahmad Deputy Principal
A Sharpe Deputy Principal
M Heron Head of Year 11
F Glover  
Creative Arts 
R Harding Head of Faculty
H Napleton  
N Lawrence  
A Traylor  
J Pye Teacher i/c Art
S Bates Deputy Principal
K Castello  
PE & Sport 
V Henderson Head of Faculty
C Burke Assistant Head of Year 11
B Oakes  
R Turner-Ramadan Assistant Principal
Performing Arts 
J Hawley Head of Faculty
L Gratton  
K Menz  
L Downie-Tosini Teacher i/c Music
Social Sciences 
A Evans Head of Faculty
J Evans Assistant Principal
J Saunders Careers adn Employability Coordinator
E Short Head of Sixth Form
A Suter  
R Turner-Ramadan Assistant Principal
Learning Support 
Z Scholtz Head of Faculty / SENDCo
A Scotney Deputy SENDCo
L Ching SEND Learning Mentor
K Cox Literacy Coordinator
J Hardy SEND Learning Mentor
D Harper SEMH Inclusion Coordinator
D Harvey Teaching Assistant
L Murphy Teacher i/c EAL
N Saddique SEND Learning Mentor
Pastoral Teams 
Year 7 
B Asher Head of Year
S King Deputy Head of Year
A Sharpe SLT Link
Year 8 
A Kotze Head of Year
H Stead Deputy Head of Year
K Meade SLT Link
Year 9 
K Castledine Head of Year
R Gascoyne Deputy Head of Year
R Turner-Ramadan SLT Link
Year 10 
T Budding Head of Year
E Richardson Assitant Head of Year
R Ahmad SLT Link
Year 11 
M Heron Head of Year
C Burke Assistant Head of Year
S Bates SLT Link
Sixth Form 
E Short Head of Year
T Johnson Deputy Head of Year
J Evans SLT Link
Support Teams 
Administrative Staff 
H Thornton PA to the Principal
K Ashurst Cover Manager
J O'Leary Cover Supervisor
D Gregory Examinations Officer
N Walters Data Assistant
J Greasley Resources Technician
E Williams Resources Technician / Health and Safety Contact / Librarian
M France Receptionist / Administrator
L Norman Receptionist / Administrator
S Tattershall Senior Technician
T Ching Science Technician
J Jennings Technology Technician
M Smalley Performing Arts Assistant / Media and Communications Officer
Finance Staff 
V Brierley Regional Finance Manager
J Hubbard Finance Officer
M O'Dowd Finance Assistant
Site Staff 
J Wesson Site Manager
F Holyk Assistant SIte Manager
M Randall Site Technician
Catering Staff 
B Grady Chef Manager
M Sileshi Assitant Chef
L Akhtar Catering Assistant
A McDonald Catering Assistant
D McPherson-Davis Catering Assistant
L Middleton Catering Assistant
N Stewart Catering Assistant
T Elston Midday Supervisory Assistant