Ensuring that students are comfortable, secure and feel supported during their education makes a huge difference to the progress and achievement that individuals make. Our robust structure ensures appropriate support, information and guidance for all students, allowing them to focus on their learning.

Our Christian vision is inspired by the parable of the Good Samaritan and so we do not walk on by in times of need. We welcome student and parent contact and will contact home regularly to discuss welfare and progress.

The main contacts for all students are tutors and heads of house:

Chappell house

  • Mr M Kuffour (Head of House)
  • Year 7 tutors – Miss A Thomas and Mrs L Burridge
  • Year 8 tutor – Mrs L Eastwood
  • Year 9 tutor – Mr R Hudson
  • Year 10 tutor – Mr G Booth

Dodsley house

  • Mrs L Bland (Head of House)
  • Year 7 tutor – Mrs I Cotterill
  • Year 8 tutor – Miss L Burford
  • Year 9 tutor – Mr J Williams
  • Year 10 tutor – Mrs V Carefoot

Flogan house

  • Miss A Shaw (Head of House)
  • Year 7 tutors – Mrs S Smart
  • Year 8 tutor – Mr Perry
  • Year 9 tutors – Mrs C Morris and Miss E Brunt
  • Year 10 tutor – Miss T Jones

Sterne house

  • Mrs C Graham (Head of House)
  • Year 7 tutor – Mr R Cooksey
  • Year 8 tutors – Mr M Barton and Mrs R Humphries
  • Year 9 tutor – Mr J Naylor
  • Year 10 tutors – Mrs A King and Miss J Foster

Year 11

  • Mrs R Williams (Head of Year)
  • Tutors – Mr M Sisson, Miss G Long, Mrs G Marples, Miss S Marr, Mr C Crutchley

To contact these members of staff please call the academy reception team (01623 623559) or to contact directly via email please add the initial and surname to the beginning of @queenelizabeths-ac.org.uk (For example, to contact Miss A Shaw, Head of Flogan House the email address would be: ashaw@queenelizabeths-ac.org.uk)


The academy employs a trained counsellor. To discuss counselling issues or a referral, please contact:

Miss D Percival – Vice Principal and Designated Safeguarding Lead (to email, click here);

or Mr T Millar- Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Mental Health Lead (to email, click here)

Our staff team works collaboratively with outside agencies for specialist advice and provision, supporting effective teaching and learning across the academy. By seeking to remove barriers to learning and participation, together with providing top-quality information and guidance, all students are afforded the opportunity to achieve their personal potential.