Prior to 2012 Mr Mobberley spent four years as a sixth form pastoral tutor/ personal tutor, guiding year 12 and 13 students through their A Level studies and supporting them through their UCAS and career applications. Mr Mobberley also has a proven track record as lead teacher of A Level History, International Baccalaureate History, A Level Critical Thinking, as well as experience coordinating the Extended Project Qualification.
Mr Mobberley is working with the Sixth Form Student Committee and our partner school, Haybridge Sixth Form to create an academic, student focused sixth form where students are able to be independent young adults whilst giving the opportunities to take on whole school roles and responsibilities to those who wish to get involved.
After gaining her degree in Biology from the University of Bath she travelled extensively.
Her career before teaching was in the biotechnology sector including two years working in New Zealand. She organises the annual trip to Hay on Wye Literary festival, the year 12 biology field studies residential and has brought in numerous outside speakers to inspire the students.
Previously, Ms Bytheway has worked within hospital environments and is a qualified first aider. She has also been involved with the setting of up of the mental health charity ‘Safe with Sam’ and has a good understanding of mental health issues.
Having three adult children who have been through the education system and one currently at university, Mrs Johns is well placed to the students in their education journey.
Within the last two years she has supported both of her children in their applications and transition to university and thus has first hand experience of the trials and tribulations of post -18 career choices, university course selection, UCAS applications, personal statements and student loan applications.
Since 2012 Mrs Benjamin has been a Duke of Edinburgh leader and assessor for silver and bronze groups and is looking forward to working with students going for their gold award in the sixth form.
Prior to teaching, after gaining an undergraduate degree in philosophy, she spent two years working for social services in a family assessment centre.
In 2010 Mrs Cross pursued her passion for academia and higher education by gaining a Masters Degree in Philosophy of Religion and Ethics from The University of Birmingham.
During her time away from the school she has successfully headed Modern Foreign Language Departments at two 11-18 secondary schools and has also enjoyed developing a school’s Global Dimension where students in the sixth form had strong ambassadorial roles.
Prior to teaching Mr Stansbury spent twenty years working in the Aerospace Industry ascending to managerial level and has mentored craft engineers and university graduates. Mr Stansbury is also coordinator for the Extended Project Qualification.
Mrs Stephens also has considerable experience in the field of SEND, having been a SENCO for four years, alongside her role as an A-level teacher. As a member of the British Psychological Society She is on the register of test users, allowing her to facilitate psychometric testing. In addition to this, she has a long history of providing learning support to a range of students, having been the manager of a Learning Resources Centre for over ten years.