Nigel Hunt
I’m the Head. I’m proud of the staff and students of this school, and of what we achieve together.


Wayne Alexander
Hi I'm Mr Alexander. I quality assure the school's ‘Alternative Provider’ partners to ensure that KS4 learners have an engaging and challenging curriculum. I also deliver Team Teach training that helps to develop staff skills in deescalating situations when learners are in crisis.
Renata Squire
I am the designated person for safeguarding at The Bridge School. The thing that I enjoy the most at The Bridge School is when past students come and visit us with fantastic news like they have secured a University place or gained full time employment. I also love the variety in my job which means that I am always occupied!
Bev MacQuire
I am the School Business Manager and currently the longest serving member of staff at the school! I am an avid reader & particularly enjoy historical fiction & psychological thrillers. I enjoy walking (with my dogs) and holidays away in my touring caravan.
Teaching Staff
Jessica McKnight
Liz Towler
I am a key stage 3 Nurture Teacher. I enjoy working at The Bridge School and being part of such of a fantastic team. I am very proud of all the students and everything they achieve. In my spare time I love music, travel and socialising.
Janette Mogg
I am the maths teacher and my aim is to help students feel more confident about maths and realise they can be good at maths regardless of their starting point.
Billy Rennox
My name is Mr Rennox, but most people call me Billy! I am the teacher for ICT & general subjects. You’ll often find me talking about sport, especially rugby as I’m a huge Wigan Warriors fan.
Laura Welsh

Teaching Assistants

Keeley Glover
I am a key stage 3 teaching assistant in Nurture. My favourite thing about working at The Bridge School is supporting the students to make progress. It's a happy and interesting place to work! At the weekends, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, and going to gigs and festivals.
Hannah Fleet
Hello, My name is Hannah. I am a Level Two Teaching Assistant. I'm very bubbly and you will definitely hear me before you see me! In my spare time I love to spend time with my husband, three children and our 5 dogs! 
Jenny Smith
Josie Urmston
Jemma Beamish
Jemma Beamish - I really enjoy my job working at The Bridge School and love the diversity it brings. In my spare time you will find me watching my daughters play football.

Keyworker Team

Graham Dodd
I am the Deputy Head of Student Welfare. I enjoy trying to help all of our students reach their potential. I love playing and watching sport in my spare time, I’m a Chester FC lifer!
Jade Allport
Aimee Boland
Lucy Ryan

Outreach Team

Martyn Jowett
'I co-ordinate and manage the Bridge School Reintegration Programme. In my spare time, I love gigging with my Dub-Ska band, Bad Dukes and Beggars'.
Rachel White
‘I work as part of the Outreach Team, supporting KS3 students, during their time on our Reintegration Programme. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my family, long walks in the countryside and visiting the gym’.
Louise Bleasedale
I’m a Teaching Assistant in KS3 Nurture. I love supporting my class and seeing them make progress. In my spare time I enjoy long walks with my family and my dog.
Support Staff
Peter Nelson
Hi I’m Peter, the school site manager. In my spare time I enjoy going on holidays and riding my motorcycle.
Nicola Gardner
I am the School Office Administrator and Receptionist. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, reading and baking cupcakes.
Rachel Shannon
I’m the Administrator at the Vocational Centre and also the school examinations officer. In my spare time I like spending time with my dog, Harley and my horse, Serren.

Centre 37

Catherine McDaid
I'm Catherine the hair and beauty Tutor, I'm passionate and committed to my job role supporting and encouraging learners to for fill there full potential, of a weekend I enjoy walking Pepper my Shug, and going the gym
Ray Shrimpton
Hi I’m Mr Shrimpton. I teach construction which includes bricklaying, plumbing and joinery. I enjoy teaching students how to make everything from garden furniture and bird tables, to building a garden wall or connecting copper pipe to a bathroom sink!
Eddie Heaton
Hi my name’s Eddie. I’ve been in the construction industry for a very long time! Becoming a tutor so that I can help young people to gain new skills is very rewarding.

Murdishaw Centre

Lisa Hamer
I’m the Lead Professional @ Murdishaw. It’s a great job and no day is ever the same. I enjoy delivering a personalised curriculum that enables students to forge new skills and become independent young people. Seeing students believe in themselves makes my job so rewarding.
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