At the end of term we shall bid farewell to the following staff, and extend to them our best wishes-
Mr Gareth Howells
Acting Head of English, will be leaving his post after 6 years. He will be taking up his new post as Vice Principal at Evelyn Grace School, Brixton in London.
Mr Guy Swallow
Teacher of Geography, will be leaving his post after 2 years. He will be taking up his new post as Head of Geography at Purbeck School in Dorset.
Mrs Gill Lee
Teacher of Home Economics, will be leaving her post after being with us for 3 years. She will be taking up her new post as Head Welsh Baccalaureate in Hawthorn School, Pontypridd.
Miss Jane Norton
Teacher of English, will be seconded for 2 terms to Bishop Hedley School as Head of English.
Miss Carly Smith
Teacher of Biology, will be leaving her post after being with us for a year. She will be taking up her new post in Bristol.
Mr Adam Speight
Teacher of ICT, will be leaving his post after being with us for almost a year to take up his new post in Brislington Enterprise College, Bristol.
Miss Emma Pursey
Literacy Development Officer is leaving us after a year do a Masters in English at Swansea University.
Both Miss Rebecca Clark, teacher of English, and Mrs Jo Gold, teacher of Art, will commence maternity leave during September 2012.
At the end of term we wish both a long and happy retirement-
Mr Jeff Owen
Assistant Headteacher and Head of Lower School, after being with us for more than 38 years
Mrs Gail Hoare
Head of MFL, after being with us for nearly 26 years.
Mr Stuart Tucker
“I will also be retiring at the end of this term. I have enjoyed my time at Y Pant School immensely and will miss daily life at the school. I wish Mr. Powell and the staff good luck for the future – our young people couldn’t be in better hands”
New Staff in September
Miss Ceri Richmond – Assistant Headteacher
Miss Sian Mundy – Head of Media Studies
Mrs Valle Fernandez – Part-time teacher of Spanish
Mr Rhys Foley – Teacher of Geography
Miss Victoria Knight – Teacher of Home Economics
Mr Andrew Collins – temporary – Teacher of English (cover for Miss Norton)
Miss Sarah Madden – temporary – Teacher of English (cover for Miss Clark)]
Mrs Kelly Ann Munday – part-time Teacher of English
Miss Kelly Keohane – temporary part-time Teacher of Art
Internal Staff Changes
Headteacher – Mr Mark Powell
Deputy Headteacher – Mr Andy Hurley
Head of English – Mr Joseph Kuck
2nd in English – Mrs Jen Dyson
Head of Year Teams
Mrs Johns and Mrs Arnold
Mr Dyson and Mrs. Davey
Mrs Mortimer and Miss Umbelja
Mrs Burnell and Mr Pelaez-Heras
Miss Owen and Mr Browne
Mr Sykes, Mrs Rose and Miss Buckwell