Contact Us

Upper Site

Upper Lumsdale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5NA

Telephone: 01629 581888

Lower Site

Starkholmes Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3DD

Telephone: 01629 584020

Year Managers

To contact a year manager, call the phone number for the site they are located on followed by their extension.

Lower School Site (Starkholmes)

Mrs Weightman-Edge – Year Manager (Year 7)


Ext: 244

Mr Allsobrook – Year Manager (Year 8)


Ext: 235

Upper School Site (Lumsdale)

Mrs Green – Year Manager (Year 9)


Ext: 364

Mr Tidmarsh – Year Manager (Year 11)


Ext: 159

Miss Esposito – Year Manager (Year 10)


Ext: 110

Mrs Sargeant – Year Manager (Sixth Form)


Ext: 165

Key Staff for 2023-24

Headteacher – Mr A Marsh

Deputy Headteachers – Mr P R Cole & Mr M Hodkin

Assistant Headteacher – Mrs C Rifkin

Directors of Catch-up – Mrs C Morgan (Curriculum) & Mr G Roberts (Engagement)

Director of Sixth Form – Mr M Flett

PA to the Headteacher/Office Manager – Laura Leverton (for general enquiries)

Heads of Year

Year 7 – Mr A Bishton

Year 8 – Mrs A Ruston

Year 9 – Miss J Hughes

Year 10 – Mrs A Hollinrake & Mrs L Redhead

Year 11 – Mr K Rodgers

Sixth form – Mr M Flett

If you wish to report student absences, please contact the relevant pastoral staff to your son/daughter’s year group as indicated above.

Department Contacts

Art – Mrs K Fairbank

Business – Mr I Lovatt

Computing – Mr C Davies

D&T – Mrs C Hakin

Drama & Dance – Miss Bonsall

English – Mrs H Key

Film Studies – Mr C Warrington

Geography – Mrs M Barker

History – Mr P Copeland

Maths – Mrs R Brown

Modern Foreign Languages – Mrs M Bowen

Music – Mr K Rowley

PE – Mr C Shirtcliffe

Psychology – Miss H Ould

PRS – Mr R Platts

PSHE – Mr J Waller

SENCO – Mr M Hodkin

Science – Mr R Atkins

Sociology – Mrs A Llewellyn