The Pastoral Team

The Pastoral Team makes sure your child's time at the Academy is safe, happy and settled. Each year group has their own Head. They will get to know your child well and can support them as an individual.

Academy

Miss Rogers – Head of Year 7

  I began my career in education 6 years ago after graduating from university. My first role in education was being a Learning support mentor at another Salford Secondary school…

Miss Rogers – Head of Year 7

Mrs Simpson – Head of Year 8

  I began my career working with young people 20 years ago. My first role working with young people was working in children’s homes in Salford, where I realised I…

Mrs Simpson – Head of Year 8

Miss Hamilton – Head of Year 9

My career in education started 17 years ago, and I have been an experienced Head of Year for many of them. It is a privilege to return to Co-op Academy Walkden,…

Miss Hamilton – Head of Year 9

Ms Hodgkinson – Head of Year 10

My career in secondary education started over 20 years ago. Prior to this, I worked in Hotel and Hospitality after qualifying at Bolton College. My first role in education started…

Ms Hodgkinson – Head of Year 10

Mr Healey – Head of Year 11

Originally from St. Helens, I have made the short move up the East Lancs Road to Salford via Coventry, where I studied at University and played both codes of Rugby….

Mr Healey – Head of Year 11

Miss Peet – Inclusion Manager

I have a degree in Primary and Secondary Education. After qualifying, I was appointed as a teacher of History and Ethics & Philosophy in High School in Wigan. I soon…

Mrs Dronfield – Inclusion Officer

I started my career in Education in the Early Years sector. My first job was as a private nanny to three children. Three years later, I then accepted a job…

Mrs Dronfield – Inclusion Officer

Mr Simpson – Attendance Manager

I have dedicated my career to supporting young people achieve their best, having worked in both the community and in schools for over twenty years. Having been born and bred in North…

Mr Simpson – Attendance Manager

Mr McAndrew – Attendance Officer

On leaving school and college I attended Manchester University and completed an Honours degree in Town and Country Planning. On working with Trafford Borough Council I reflected on my career…

Mr McAndrew – Attendance Officer

Mrs Stones – Attendance Assistant

I joined Co-op Academy Walkden in 2014.  I was originally only meant to be here for 2 days to help out, but I enjoyed it that much, I ended up…

Mrs Stones – Attendance Assistant