Our Leadership Team

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.

Jody Lapish - Assistant Head of School

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.

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.