A Welcome from the SLT
Mr J Jones - Headteacher of Barnhill Community High School:
As Head I am delighted to welcome you all to our caring and successful community. Always remember that school, like life, is what you make of it. So always try your hardest, always be a good person and live up to our school ethos: ‘Together, achieving our best’. You can easily find me in my office G06.
Mr M Shah - Deputy Headteacher:
Dear Year 7, my name is Mr Shah and I am Deputy Headteacher at Barnhill. My job here is to make sure you get to study a wide range of exciting subjects and that we always challenge and interest you in your studies so that you can achieve your ambitions in the future. Please do come and find me once you arrive and tell me what you enjoy studying and why. I'm so excited for you to experience all of the subjects we have to offer you. You can find me in F63 or come and say hi in the Playground
Ms L Hernandez - Deputy Headteacher:
Hi my name is Ms Hernandez, I am one of three Deputy Head teachers and my main roles are student development, behaviour, attendance, inclusion and safeguarding. I am very excited to meet you all soon and to be able to introduce you to the vast opportunities Barnhill has to offer your child both inside and outside of the classroom. Welcome to the Barnhill family. You can easily find me in my office G63.
Ms T Qureshi - Deputy Headteacher:
Transition from Year 6-7 is such an exciting time, full of hope and opportunities for you all. We are really looking forward to welcoming you all as you begin your secondary journey with us, navigating your way through and enjoying this phase of your education, moving on to become our future leaders. Not only will you be supported to make progress in your academic learning, but life at Barnhill will expose you to a diverse and stimulating range of learning experiences beyond the classroom, whilst challenging you to be the very best versions of yourselves. This is your time to shine!
Mr C San - Assistant Headteacher:
Hello year 7 and welcome to Barnhill Community School. If you are ever lost or confused, then please do ask for help as everyone is very friendly and helpful (except for the numbering system on the rooms!). I look forward to working with you and seeing you progress and develop over the next 5 years into model citizens who make a positive contribution to society. I am in charge of student assessments, data and am the Director of Maths - If you need any help you can find me in S20.
Ms K Winter - Assistant Headteacher:
Dear Year 7, I am very excited to be welcoming you to Barnhill Community High School. My role is based around Teaching and Learning and I also help support with shaping your curriculum. Secondary school will be a very exciting experience for you, you will learn so much not only in subject areas, but how to develop yourself as a world citizen. The teachers at Barnhill are extremely supportive and will help you as much as possible to settle in seamlessly. I look forward to meeting you in September and hear your views on teaching and learning.
Ms N Monteiro - Assistant Headteacher:
Welcome to Barnhill Community High School Year 7. Barnhill is an incredibly special place, not only will we provide you with exciting and outstanding learning opportunities we also ensure that you are supported and looked after. We want you to wake up every morning with a smile on your face, safe in the notion that you attend a school that nurtures your academic and personal qualities. You can find me in S21 if you need any help. Get ready for the next stage of your education and what will be a very exciting 5-7 years!
Mr T Rich - Assistant Headteacher:
I am very much looking forward to working with you next year in History and Geography lessons and seeing you develop into future Sixth Form students over the next 5 years. Starting at secondary school can seem very daunting at first but Barnhill has a wonderfully warm and exciting buzz to it and I am sure you will feel at home very soon in September. You can find me in G103 if you need any help.