Al Greenwood - Head of School
Al Greenwood is the Head of School for Hampton Gardens School. Al joined Hampton College as one of the founding members of staff in 2005. He has been a senior leader since 2007 and in 2011 he became the Deputy Headteacher. During his time at Hampton College he made an outstanding contribution with a particular emphasis upon supporting all learners to achieve to the best of their ability.
Al's experience of growing and developing Hampton College is highly relevant to his role at Hampton Gardens School. He has a passion for education and a strong desire that every student has the capability to succeed their potential given the right support and encouragement.
Sharon Gilligan - Deputy Head of School
Sharon Gilligan took up the post of Deputy Head of School in September 2018. Sharon has worked in Peterborough for over twenty years. Previously Sharon worked as an Assistant Headteacher in a local school, supporting students to achieve the best possible outcomes. In her current role, Sharon has overall responsibility for students’ welfare and wellbeing.
Atul Karia - Deputy Head of School
Atul Karia took up the post of Deputy Head of School in September 2021. He has worked across 5 different schools and has been in Peterborough in the last 5 years working at St John Fisher Catholic High School. Atul has more than two decades of working pastorally supporting students to attend, behave and achieve in school. He has also worked with the SSAT on Vertical Tutoring and consulted in many schools to help them make the change. Atul has enjoyed developing students roles in school and ensuring that they become young leaders of the future.
Theresa Bullough - Assistant Head of School
Theresa has been the school’s Special Educational Needs Coordinator at Hampton Gardens since it opened in 2017 and moved onto the Senior Leadership Team in January 2020, to support the continued development of the Achievement Support department. Prior to working at Hampton Gardens, Theresa supported Hampton College as their temporary SENCo which enabled her to contribute towards the shared aims of the Trust. In addition to working in mainstream settings, Theresa has also worked in a special school and a Pupil Referral Unit as a teaching assistant and uses these experiences to inform many of the practices of the Achievement Support department.
Jody Lapish - Assistant Head of School - Student Behaviour, Welfare and Attendance
Jody has recently joined Hampton Gardens having previously held the role of Lead Pastoral Leader at an Outstanding Academy in East London. Jody is an experienced leader within pastoral care and student behaviour. She has many years’ experience working with students, families and staff in order to ensure students flourish throughout their secondary education, ensuring they achieve an important balance between academic attainment, personal development and enjoyment during their journey towards further education and beyond. The vision and values of Hampton Gardens and the Trust are vital in ensuring success is achieved by every student. Jody is very much look forward to working with all key stakeholders within Hampton Gardens.
Holly Willetts - Assistant Head of School - Teaching & Learning
Holly was appointed as Assistant Head with responsibility for the development of Teaching and Learning across the school with effect from September 2020. Holly joined Hampton Gardens in September 2018 as Head of History, having been Head of History in another Cambridgeshire school. As an Advanced Skills Teacher and Lead Practitioner she worked with staff and students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their ambitions and potential. Holly is looking forward to using her experience as a leader in teaching and learning to uphold the vision and values of Hampton Gardens. She will work with the whole school community to provide a flow and love of learning through the ages of 11 to 19 designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to achieve their future aspirations and prepare them to contribute positively to society.