George Dixon Academy

Portland Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 9GD

0121 566 6565

Our Staff

Our Staff

You can view our Senior Leadership Team here.

Teaching Staff


Kathryn Hull, Director of Inclusion / Assistant Headteacher

Liaquat Zaman, SEND


Charlotte Bell, Director of English

Claire Bernard, English / Deputy Headteacher (Acting) / Year 10 SLT Lead

Jim Bryant, English / Lead Practitioner

Marta Chapman, EAL

Alison Forder, English

Annie German, English

Neeloufar Hanif, English

Rebecca Ibbs, English 

Rabia Khatoon, English

Charmaine Phillips, English

Rachel Pinnock, English

Anna  Stokes, English

Lynne Voyce, English / Most Able Achievement Leader

M Wallace, Drama


Inderpal Aujla, Director of Mathematics

Daniel Carpenter, Maths / ECT

Marlon Hamilton, Maths

Callum Lees, Maths / ECT

Jagdeep Talwar, Maths

Laura Walton, Maths / ECT


James Watson, Director of Science

Joseph Connell, Deputy Director of Science (Maternity Cover)

Gurpreet Mann, Deputy Director of Science

Fehzan Ali, Science / Lead Practitioner

Shannon Couch,  Science (Teach First)

Abigail Deutsch, Science / Associate Leader / Year 8 SLT Lead

Elizabeth Gooda, Science

Dean Ibbotson, Science

Tariq Khan, Science

Parmjit Mandair, Science

Rajeev Sagar, Science 

Social Sciences  

George Pearce, Director of Social Sciences / History / Assistant Headteacher (Acting) 

Louise Hayes, Deputy Director of Social Sciences / Head of RE

Refa Begom, Psychology

Ferdousi Chowdhury, Geography / ECT

Kate Darwood, Law / Assistant Headteacher (Acting) / ECT Lead / New Staff Induction / Support Staff Lead / Year 7 SLT Lead

Adam Hardwick, Geography

Henna Hussain, History

Katy Collins, Geography / Assistant Headteacher / Year 8 SLT Lead

James Llewellyn, History / Lead Practitioner

Joseph Loudon, History

Avril May, Health & Social Care

Stephen O'Connor, RE

Katharine Parker-Abreu, Head of Geography

Razia Rehman, RE

Sean Shaw, Humanities

Elizabeth Tremayne, Head of Psychology/Sociology (Acting)

Modern Foreign Languages  

Emylia Attoh, Head of MFL

Hannah O'Ware, Spanish / Deputy Leader of MFL

Hannah Dean, Spanish

Yasmine Houmouad, Language Assistant

Anthony Lloyd, French / Lead Practitioner 

Business and COMPUTING 

John Campbell, Head of Business and Computing

Forida Begum, Business

Dawinder Dhillon, Computing

Kelly Holmes, Computing

Creative Arts  

Andrew Shaw, Director of Creative Arts / Art / Associate Leader

David Holme, Deputy Director of Creative Arts / Design & Technology

Anthony Drury, Music

Mike Jerome, Design & Technology

Sealah Lewis, Food Technology

Lauren Lyons, Art

Anna Mccone, Art 

Mohammed Talha, Design & Technology

Physical Education

Jennifer Ratcliffe, Head of PE / Middle Leadership

Elizabeth Bennett-Steele, PE

Symon Burgher, PE

Chelsea Gwinnett, PE

David Horner, PE / Acting Deputy Headteacher / Year 9 SLT Lead

Thomas  Lowe, PE / Acting Deputy Headteacher / Year 11 & Sixth Form SLT Lead

James Pickard, PE / Assistant Headteacher (Acting)

Anastasiia Sushka, Dance

Patrick Williams, PE


Elizabeth Gooda, Head of Year 7

Jason Brookes, Pastoral Manager, Year 7

Kate Darwood, Year 7 SLT Lead

Symon Burgher, Head of Year 8

Jason Brookes, Pastoral Manager, Year 8

Katy Collins, Year 8 SLT Lead

Abigail Deutsch, Year 8 SLT Lead

Sean Shaw, Head of Year 9

Dawn Stewart, Pastoral Manager, Year 9

David Horner, Year 9 SLT Lead

Anthony Drury, Head of Year 10

M Wallace, Pastoral Manager, Year 10

Claire Bernard, Year 10 SLT Lead

Sabjit Toor, Head of Year 11

Dawinder Dhillon, Pastoral Manager, Year 11

Thomas  Lowe, Year 11 SLT Lead

Joshua Ball, Head of Sixth Form

Alison Forder, Director of Sixth Form (Pastoral)

Thomas  Lowe, Sixth Form SLT Lead


Sarah Saunders, Child and Family Advocate

Kristina Kring, Academy Nurse

Rachel Buckingham, Careers Leader (Careers Advisor)

Heather Dewell, Learning Resource Centre Manager


Pearse Dowling, Raising Achievement Assistant

Esther Goldie, Teaching Assistant

Lanre Owodunni, Teaching Assistant

Angie Tomes, Teaching Assistant


Oksanna Lilioniene, Food Technology Technician

Deepak Singh Powar, Design & Technology Technician

Cheryl Greer, Laboratory Technician


Timothy Lewis, Director of Finance

Beverley Mills, Bursar

Naila Ahmad, Finance Administrator


Mohammed Altaf, MIS Manager

Daryl Brandy, Academy Data Manager


Lenroy Lee, ICT Manager

Tajinder  Sidhu, ICT Technician


Anju Bala, Senior Office Manager / Headteacher's PA

Jacqueline Blake, Senior School Secretary

Gloria Howell, Office Manager

Sudarshan Meelu, School Administrator

Vicky Walsh, School Administrator

Nafisa AbiibReceptionist/School Administrator 


Wendy Harper, Facilities Manager

Diane Blick, Canteen Manager

Christopher Dean, Site Manager

Mohammed Alyas, Minibus Driver

Kushnoor Anwar, Cleaner

Izabela Augustyniak, Lunchtime Supervisor/ Cleaner

Amritpal Benning, Cleaner

Geraldine Campbell, Exam Invigilator

Veena Devi, Cleaner

Irose Farrell, Cleaner

Janet Howen, Cleaner

Nigel Jackson, Caretaker

Fameeda Jan, Exam Invigilator

Sukhraj Kang, Caretaker

Baljit Kaur, Cleaner

Balwinder Kaur, Lunchtime Supervisor

Charanjit Kaur, Cleaner

Jaskarn Kaur, Cleaner

Tejpal Kaur, Cleaner 

Kulwinder Kang, Cleaner

Morag Kelly, Exam Invigilator

Ann Langley, Cleaner

Abdulaziz Mayow, Exam Invigilator

Madhu Mohan, Exam Invigilator

Paramjit Powar, Lunchtime Supervisor / Cleaner

Dalwinder Samrai, Exam Invigilator

Surinder Sunner, Cleaner

John Simpson, Cleaner

Sylvia Thompson, Exam Invigilator

Marc Whitehouse, Caretaker

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