School Structure

The day to day running of the school involves over 100 teaching and support staff in all areas. Below we have listed the structure of our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and other key members of staff.


Mrs S Bareham – Head Teacher
Mr L Morgans  –  Deputy Headteacher (Curriculum and Standards)
Mrs P Morley – Deputy Headteacher (Behaviour and Pastoral Welfare)
Mrs O Jones – Director of Teaching and Learning

Mr T Child – Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs M Lee – Assistant Headteacher Behaviour and Culture

Mrs A Broderstad – Chief Financial and Operating Officer

Ms L McMahon (Assessment, Recording and Reporting) – Associate Assistant Headteacher (maternity leave)

Mr R Williams – Associate Headteacher, Assessment, Recording and Reporting

Mrs C McKenna – SENCo and Learning Support

Heads of House

Mr A Shorey – Head of Eagle House
Mrs L Barton (Mon-Thurs) and Mr J Allen (Friday) – Head of Falcon House
Mrs E Burnett – Head of Kingfisher House
Mr P Corkish – Head of Osprey House

Deputy Heads of House

Mr A Roke – Deputy  Head of Eagle House
Mr J Allen  – Deputy Head of Falcon House
Miss S Roberts – Deputy Head of Kingfisher House
Ms N Kirwan – Deputy Head of Osprey House

Curriculum Leaders

Mrs O Jones (AHT) – English
Ms R Williams – Mathematics
Mr W Skelton – Science 
Mrs C Hatcher – Modern Languages
Mrs S Bridge – Religion and world views
Mr A Brownlie – Geography and Careers Lead
Mr D Tanner – History and Head of Character
Miss J Bansal – Business and Technology
Mr E Haynes – Food Technology and Catering
Mrs W Craig – PE and Wellbeing
Miss B Durston – Music
Mr P Corkish – Art and Photography
Mrs L Hodges – Drama and Dance

The Dorcan Academy
St. Paul’s Drive
Covingham, Swindon
Wiltshire SN3 5DA
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The Dorcan Academy is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales under company number 07831414. The registered office is St. Paul’s Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 5DA.