Brighton Aldridge Community Academy

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Meet the Team

Meet the Team 


We are proud of our dedicated team of staff who are always willing to share their expertise and passion in their specialist subject. BACA staff are led by a strong, cohesive and determined Senior Leadership Team, who are driven to raise standards, making sure that teaching is focused on the individual needs, strengths and academic potential of each and every student at BACA.


Senior Leadership Team

Mr R Speight Principal

Mr J Collett Vice Principal Curriculum and Standards
Mrs E Chafer Assistant Principal - Maths/Assessment and Data

Ms K Paine Assistant Principal - Community

Mr K Tipple Assistant Principal: Culture and Ethos : Behaviour for Learning

Mr N Wells Assistant Principal: Culture and Ethos: Inclusion

Ms T McMullan

Acting Assistant Principal - English

Mr P Schofield

Acting Assistant Principal - Closing the Gap



Mr P Williamson

Head of BACA College - Year 12 & 13

Mrs C Lee-Falcon

Head of Year 11

Mr R Hodgson  

Head of Year 10

Mr J Austin

Head of Year 9

Miss B Haydock

Head of Year 8 

Miss L Ivins

Head of Year 7

Miss N Keene

SEND Coordinator 

Ms C Brady

Safeguarding Officer 

Mr A Smith

Senior Student Manager 

Mrs N Didcott

Pastoral Support Assistant 

Ms H Wootton Pastoral Support Assistant 
Mrs J Pearce Education Welfare Officer 


Subject Leads

Mr P Hunt Head of Science Faculty 

Mr T Misenti Head of Creative

Mr H Smith Head of Sport and PE
Mr J Sansom-Costantini Head of Technology

Ms T Cole Lead Teacher of Geography

Ms F Farah Lead Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages 

Miss B Haydock Lead Teacher of Drama

Mrs F Heerah Lead Teacher of Literacy

Mr R Hodgson Lead Teacher of Catering 

Mr M Lelliott

Lead Teacher of PSHE

Mr G Miles Lead Teacher of Art
Miss J Mosely Lead Teacher of Music
Miss J Smithson Lead Teacher of History


other leaders

Miss L Howfield Higher Prior Attainment Coordinator

Mr T Sandford

Maths KS3 Lead

Miss M Weedon

English KS3 Lead

Ms C D Diego

Maths KS5 Lead 

Mrs J Bovington



If you would like to contact anyone from the Local Governing Committee, please email Miss Healy, Executive Assistant to the Principal

Please see the Aldridge Education website for further information on Governing Policies and Accountability.