Art & Design

Staff: 
Miss S Keeling

The Art and Design department is a well-equipped suite of specialist studios. We offer a wide range of specialisms and opportunities for our students which include drawing, painting, ceramics, screen-printing, batik, sculpture and silk painting. The department has its own computer facilities including access to Photoshop for the development of projects using digital media.

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English

Staff:  Ms H Tilston, Subject Leader for English
Mrs C Clewlow
Mr R Hollands
Mrs E Jebb
Mrs T Marston
Mrs K Mould
 
English is a core subject at both Key Stages 3 and 4.  We have four dedicated English classrooms, each resourced with digital projectors and whiteboards. 

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Computing

Staff
Mr M Glover
Mrs J Pottinger 
Mr C Parkes

Computing has one dedicated computer suite of 30 computers and shares the facilities in the Learning Resource Centre which hosts 28 computers.

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Music

Staff
Mr G Sassano, Music Teacher
& a team of dedicated peripatetic teachers

The music department consists of one dedicated classroom, a recording suite, drum room, keyboard room, peripatetic room and three soundproof practice rooms.

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Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE)

Staff
Mr M Jervis, Key Stage 4 Leader
Miss S Pugh, Key Stage 3 Leader
plus all tutors and guest speakers

PSHCE is delivered by the tutor to their tutor groups.  PSHCE aims to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of personal, social, health and citizenship education.

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Vocational Courses

Staff
Mr G Davies (Assistant Headteacher), Vocational Course Co-ordinator

Assisted by a programme of guidance in Year 9, students have a degree of choice in the courses they can study during Key Stage 4. 

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Design & Technology

Staff: 
Mr A Walker, Subject Leader for Design and Technology
Mrs J Pottinger 
Miss S Peters

Technology subjects help students to make sense of an increasingly technological world.  Technology lessons allow students to demonstrate creativity, effective planning, research skills, practical skills and an ability to communicate clearly.

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Geography

Staff

Mr P Lee, Subject Leader for Humanities
Mr A Black
Mr M Jervis

The humanities department is housed in four specialist rooms.  Resources include a wide range of textbooks, maps, DVDs and other source materials, a suite of computers and access to a set of netbooks.

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Mathematics

Mary Webb School has been a designated Science College since 2003.  Mathematics is the second subject specialism for the specialist college status.

Staff
Mrs E Charles, Subject Leader for Mathematics
Mrs E Griffiths
Miss J Crow
Miss R Powell & Mr G Davies

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Physical Education

Staff
Mrs V Jevons, Subject Leader for PE
Miss S Pugh 
Mr D White 

Our facilities include a Sports Hall, fitness studio, multi-purpose area with floodlights, basketball courts, two football pitches, a rugby pitch, a cricket wicket, six rounders pitches, a 400 metre athletics track, two netball courts, three badminton courts and two tennis courts.

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Religious Education

Staff
Mr P Lee, Subject Leader for Humanities
Mr A Black

The RE course aims to develop knowledge and understanding of religious experiences, insights, beliefs and practices. We encourage students to consider and realise their own beliefs and respect their environment. Studying RE prepares students for adult life and citizenship in today’s society.

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Drama

Staff
Ms H Tilston, Subject Leader for English
Mrs T Marston 
Mrs C Clewlow
 
There is a dedicated Drama Studio for lessons and access to a stage for rehearsals, performances and assessments with lighting and sound.

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History

Staff
Mr P Lee, Subject Leader for Humanities
Miss E Weston
Mr A Smith

The humanities department is housed in four specialist rooms.  Resources include a wide range of textbooks, maps, DVDs and other source materials, a suite of computers and access to a set of netbooks.

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Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

Staff
Ms J Thompson, Subject Leader for MFL
Mr P Saunier

The department is made up of two specialist language teachers (French and Spanish) who teach in dedicated language rooms equipped with projectors, interactive whiteboards and audio equipment.

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Personalised Learning

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Science

Mary Webb School has been a designated Science College since 2003.

Staff
Mrs C Jones, Subject Leader for Science

Miss J Hall
Mrs K Mould
Mr P Tilson
Mrs C Waddoups
Dr G Ward

The science department has five laboratories equipped with projectors and interactive whiteboards.  There is a set of wireless networked laptops available to support teaching and learning.

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