George Dixon Academy

Portland Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 9GD

0121 566 6565

Well-being Committee

To inspire, create, and maintain an environment that supports each person’s physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs.

Who are we & what are our roles?

  • Anthony Lloyd – Lead practitioner MFL
    • Well-being Committee chairman/ LGBT+
  • Louise Hayes – Deputy Director of Social Sciences/PSHE/RSE
    • Social events / positive initiatives
  • Rachel Buckingham – Careers Leader
    • Social and Family events / positive initiatives 
  • Jenny Ratcliffe –Head of faculty: Health, Fitness & Well-Being 
    • Health, Fitness & Well-Being / positive initiatives
  • Henna Hussain – History
    • Spiritual and cultural inclusivity
  • Iram Kohli – Psychology
    • External social events 
  • Deepak Singh - Design & Technology Technician
    • Creative support
  • Kelly Holmes – SEND
    • Mental health first aider / Social events / positive initiatives
  • Pat Williams – PE
    • Mental health support
  • Dawn Stewart Pastoral Manager, Year 8
    • Mental health  support
  • Maretha Wallace - Pastoral Manager, Year 11 / Drama
    • Support
  • Sarah SaundersChild and Family Advocate
    • Mental health first aider/ Drop-in advice and support
  • Safiya Rickett - Teaching Assistant
    • Mental health awareness / LGBT+
  • Pearse Dowling - Raising Achievement Assistant


  • To identify areas of staff well-being at George Dixon Academy that are working well, and areas for improvement.
  • To act to make positive changes for the employees of the Academy, to improve overall well-being and improve the morale in the Academy. 
  • We aim to ensure that all our relationships are open, honest, respectful, and supportive. 
  • We aim to treat all staff with the utmost respect regarding their personal boundaries, and confidentiality. 
  • We aim to respect the rights of the individual, and seek to educate, empower, and inspire all staff. 

A message from our Chair of the Well-being Committee:

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contact us

If you wish to contact the Well-being Committee, you can email us here.

You may also wish to contact us via our Staff Well-being Guidance Form.

Our full staff contact list can be found here.

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