Beechcliffe School

Safe Joyful Learning

01535 603041

Acting Headteacher: Michelle Nichols

Keighley: Greenhead Road, Utley, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD20 6ED

Thackley: Ellar Carr Road, Thackley, Bradford, BD10 0TD

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Meet the staff

The Leadership team

Acting Headteacher - Michelle Nichols

Acting Deputy Head - Richard Malir

Assistant Head - April Alston 

SENDCo - Lorraine Haycock

Keighley Site

Middle Leaders

TLR Key Stage 3 - Samantha Williams

TLR Key Stage 4 - Heather Mullarkey

TLR Post 16 - Margaret Allwood 

Class Teachers Key Stage 3

Samantha Williams (Key stage lead) 

Mehrose Fahzi

Anne Hargreaves

Katie Beaumont

Katherine Keogh

Fiona Ingham

Heleemah Javed

Class Teachers Key Stage 4

Heather Mullarkey (Key stage Lead)   

Alexandra Foster

Gail Rushton

Saira Ahmed

Class Teachers Key Stage 5 

Margaret Allwood  (Key stage lead)

Simon Jones

Charlotte Edmundson

Janet Vinci

Specialist intervention class teachers       

Emily Pearson

Andy Schofield

Sajid Ali


Music lead

Clare Tiffany 

Higher Level Teaching Assistants & Lead Professionals

Lesley Fahy

Raminder Chawla

Rebecca Harding

Robert Fisher

Cover Supervisors & PPA Cover 

Adrianna Cracknell

Kay Earnshaw

Julie Fletcher

The Admin & IT Support Team

Kathryn Murphy - HR Manager                               

Dawn Robertson - School Operations Manager

Sophie Robinson - Finance Manager   

Jessica Mitchell - EHCP Officer                    

Nicola Poole - Office Manager

Emily Bridge - Administrative Assistant                   

Peter Quirk - Administrative Assistant

Thackley Site

Middle Leaders

TLR Key Stage 3 - Rebecca Hindle

TLR Key Stage 4 - Sarah Livingstone

TLR Post 16 - Janet Vinci

Class Teachers Key Stage 3

Rebecca Hindle (Key stage lead)

Keith Dudley

Nasreen Yaqub

Chantelle Lemm





Class Teachers Key Stage 4

Sarah Livingstone (Key stage Lead)  

Verity Curbishley

Callum Pashley

Dan Louch

Class Teachers KS5
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Cover Supervisors & PPA Cover 

Chris Nichols
Hassan Jabbar
Joe Simpson




The Admin & IT Support Team

Debra Slinger - Operations & Office Manager

Amy Brewster - Admin & Attendance Officer

Katharine Kennedy - EHCP officer

Lee Kay - Site Manager


We have numerous Special Needs Teaching Assistants.

You will see them supporting in the classrooms and some of them are also trained to offer rebound sessions or manage swimming sessions.

Too many to name individually but all invaluable!