Beechcliffe School

Safe Joyful Learning

01535 603041

Interim Headteacher: Lee harris

Head of School - Keighley: Michelle Nichols
Head of School - Thackley: Dave Prosho

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

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

Keighley: Thackley:

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Meet the staff

The Leadership team

Interim Headteacher - Mr Lee Harris

Interim Head of School Thackley - David Prosho

Interim Head of School Keighley - Michelle Nichols

Assistant Head Keighley - Laura Bownass 

Assistant Head Keighley- Rob Slater 

Assistant Head Keighley -  Aimee Humphreys

Seconded Deputy Thackley- Stephen Billcliff 

Assistant Head Thackley - April Alston 

Assistant Head/SENDCo Thackley- Lorraine Haycock 

Intervention director - Matthew Hawthorn

Keighley Site

Middle Leaders

TLR Key Stage 3 - 

TLR Key Stage 4 - Heather Mullarkey

TLR English/Maths - Laura Prost

TLR English/Maths - Fiona Ingham

TLR Communication - Margaret Allwood

Class Teachers Key Stage 3

Qasar Hussain - TLR Lead

Katherine Charlton

Mehrose Fahzi

Anne Hargreaves

Katie Beaumont

Katherine Keogh

Heleemah Javed

Gail Rushton

Class Teachers Key Stage 4

Heather Mullarkey (Key stage Lead)   

Sajid Ali

Laura Prost

Natalie Eastwood

Class Teachers Key Stage 5 

David Sorenson 

Simon Jones

Charlotte Edmondson

Andy Schofield

Fiona Ingham

Specialist intervention class teachers       

Emily Pearson


Music lead

Clare Tiffany 

Higher Level Teaching Assistants & Lead Professionals

Lesley Fahy

Adriarna Cracknell Whitney

Raminder Chawla

Rebecca Harding

Mohammed Abbas

The Admin & IT Support Team

Katherine Ashley - HR Manager                               

Dawn Robertson - School Operations Manager

Sophie Robinson - Finance Manager   

Nicola Poole - Office Manager

Amy Brewster - Finance Assistant

Jessica Mitchell - EHCP Review Officer                    

Emily Bridge - Administrative Assistant                   


Thackley Site

Middle Leaders

TLR Creative - Cassandra Radcliffe KS3

   Dan Louch KS4 and 5

TLR STEM      - Rebecca Hindle

TLR Thrive     - Sarah Livingstone

Class Teachers Key Stage 3

T1 Nasreen Yaqub

T2 Keith Dudley

T3 Serena Porter





Class Teachers 14 - 19 provision

Sarah Livingstone - English and Health and social care

Callum Pashley - PE, Sport and Maths

Dan Louch - English and Music

Rebecca Hindle - Maths and Animal care

Cassandra Radcliffe - Art, Food Technology and careers

Kuljit Kaur - Science and Hair and beauty

Cover Supervisors & PPA Cover 

Chris Nichols


Outreach Team
Gemma Tilley

Nicola Hardy

Sandeep Singh



The Admin & IT Support Team

Debra Slinger - School Operations Manager

Emma Morris - Administrative Assistant

Katharine Kennedy - EHCP Review Officer

Graham Hyde - Site Manager


There are also many Special Needs Teaching Assistants with varying additional skills, such as Mental health practitioners, are rebound trained or offer swimming and forest schools sessions. They all play an invaluable part within our amazing team.