School Leadership


Mr Michael Getty BA (Hons), NPQH

Headmaster of Newcastle under Lyme School. He is in charge of the day to day running of the School and has overall responsibility for teaching and learning, people, policies and procedures.

Assistant Head (Head of Sixth Form) 

Mrs Beverley Godridge BA

The Head of Sixth Form manages the Sixth Form pastoral team and the UCAS programme. She works with both the Deputy Head Pastoral and the Deputy Head Academic.

Deputy Head (Pastoral)

Mrs Julie Simms BA, MSc

The Deputy Head Pastoral manages the Heads of Year and the House system. Her responsibilities also include the School Rules, Staff Duty programme, and oversight of Educational Visits and New Staff Induction.

Head of Prep

Mr Nick Vernon BSc, MA

Responsibility for the leadership of Prep and Nursery.

Deputy Head (Academic)

Mr Ian Dicksee BA, MA

The Deputy Head Academic manages the Heads of Department, and is responsible for the monitoring and development of teaching and learning and academic standards including the use of performance data.

Finance Bursar

Mr Andy Cryer BSc (Hons), FCCA

Responsibility for the financial running of the School.
Assistant Head (Teaching and Learning)