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Houghton Regis Academy

Meet our Staff

The Houghton Regis Academy has a Senior Leadership Team (SLT) led by the Principal; Mr Steven White, one Vice Principal and three Assistant Principals.

Curriculum Management is undertaken by Heads of Department who are responsible for the efficient delivery of the National Curriculum.  Heads of Faculty manage the year teams and oversee the pastoral welfare of all pupils.


Mr S White
Mrs P Sidhu
Vice Principal

Miss S Bowen
Assistant Principal 

Mr P Jackson

Assistant Principal


Mrs M Balach-Ali

 Assistant Principal 


Senior Leadership Team

Mr S White – Principal

Mrs P Sidhu – Vice Principal

Miss S Bowen - Assistant Principal

Mr P Jackson – Assistant Principal

Mrs M Balach-Ali – Assistant Principal


Head of Departments

Mrs M Balach-Ali - English

Miss S Bowen – Performing Arts & Health & Social Care

Ms V Cappomaccio (Acting) - MFL

Ms C Caraca – SENDCo

Ms R Dilley – Technology

Mr P Jackson - PE

Mr T Massiah – ICT

Miss B Scott – Maths



Teaching Team

Mr S Adegun - RE

Mr A Brockett – Design Tech

Mr Q Chishti – Math

Mrs M Cobb – English

Mr J Grover -  HOF 4 & English

Mr S Hardwick – HOF 3 & PE

Miss R Sheppard – Food Tech / Catering & Hospitality

Mrs H West –  Humanities

Mrs K Williams-Kassaei – Maths

Miss V Yates - History

Teaching Support Staff 


Mrs J Gutteridge – Cover Supervisor

Mrs J Harrison – Cover Supervisor


Mrs S Coffill – Teaching Assistant

Miss A Hughes – Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Leighton - Teaching Assistant

Mrs J O’Sullivan – Teaching Assistant

Miss E Palmer - Teaching Assistant

Miss S West - Teaching Assistant

Mrs D Willis – Teaching Assistant


Mrs L Perrett –Safeguarding Officer

Mr G Antwi – Learning Mentor

Mrs A Peck – Learning Mentor

Mrs A Pinelli – Science Technician

Admin Staff

Mrs J Bradley – P.A. to Principal / Office Manager

Mrs E Bozser – Reprographics Officer

Mrs L Crawley – Receptionist / Attendance Officer

Mrs T Newman – Finance Officer

Mrs M O’Donnell – Receptionist / Attendance Officer


Site Staff

Mr K Rowe – Site Manager

Mr I Nutley – Caretaker


Cleaning Team

Mrs T Gallagher - Cleaning Operative
Mrs S Mulhearn - Cleaning Operative
Ms S Pearce - Cleaning Operative
Mrs A Rowe - Cleaning Operative
Mrs G Sebastianpillai - Cleaning Operative
Ms K Songer - Cleaning Staff Supervisor
Miss T Weaver - Cleaning Operative

Midday Supervisors

Mrs T Gallagher - Midday Supervisor
Mrs C Scales - Midday Supervisor

Kitchen Team

Mr S Kemp - Chef Manager
Ms S Pearce - Kitchen Assistant
Mrs A Young - Kitchen Assistant