Sir Graham Balfour School

A member of the Sir Graham Balfour Multi-Academy Trust

Our Staff

Leadership Group

Mrs Lesley Beck


Mr Matthew Mason

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Sharon Metcalfe

Deputy Headteacher

Mr Gary Anderson

Assistant Headteacher 

Miss Sarah Marshall Assistant Headteacher

Heads of Faculty

Mrs Deborah Giles


Mr Craig Wass


Mrs Laura Lavelle


Mr Jeff Metcalfe

Mathematics & Computing

Mr Chris Parry

Modern Foreign Languages

Miss Charlene Chapman

Expressive Arts & PE

Miss Pamela Mitchell / Mrs Jennifer Hales

Design & Technology

Mr Dave Chamberlain (SENCO)

Learning Support

Heads of Year

Year 7 / Chetwynd

Mrs Beckie Collins

Year 8 / Shuborough  

Mr Fraser Martin

Year 9 / Sandon  

Mrs Ruth Tinsley

Year 10 / Tixall 

Mrs Paige Cooper

Year 11 / Weston Miss Emily Simmons

Sixth Form            

Mr Liam Hancock

Child Protection

The school has a nominated Child Protection Officer (Mrs Sharon Metcalfe), and she, when necessary, will always implement the statutory procedures and practices laid down by the DCSF for safeguarding your children.

To view the School’s policy please click below:


Sir Graham Balfour School
North Avenue
ST16 1NR

For Sat Nav directions:

ST16 1NJ


01785 223490