Meet The Team (photos)

REACH Staff Roles

Nicola Redhead – Headteacher/DSL

Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas – Deputy Headteacher/SENDCO

Teacher of English, Religious Studies and Life Skills

Helen Marson – Business Manager


Katie Wyatt - Senior Leader

Pupil Premium/Whole School literacy/CPD Co-ordinator

Teacher of English

Nik Narewal - Senior Leader

IT Accross the Curriculum / IT and Website  Manager 

Teacher of IT, PE and Maths

Esam Alyanai 

Whole School Numeracy

Teacher of Maths

Marina Bonneville 

Assessment Marking and Feedback Co-ordinator

Teacher of Science and Catering

Claire Faurie

Teacher of Art 

Jain Richards 


Promoting Access Leader

Mary Lynch – Pastoral Leader/DSL

Hannah Blake - Inclusion Leader/DSL

Caroline Regan – Office Manager


Adrian Holmes – Challenge Day Instructor

Anilla Mughal – Work Related Learning Leader

Gill Bell – Curriculum Co-Ordinator/Data Manager/Exams Offier

Keely Phillips - South Network Family Support Worker

Ben Connolly - Interim Inclusion Lead


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List of Governors

Governing Body Roles and Responsibilities -  2016/2017



Role and Background

Focus on Governing Body

David Adams

Headteacher at Hall Green School and member of South Network Board

Contact at Hall Green School, Southam Road, Hall Green, B28 0AA - 0121 628 8787

Chair of Governors– Focus Financial Matters

Nicola Redhead

Headteacher at REACH, appointed January 2013 and took over management of the existing network provision in April 2013.  REACH passed the pre-opening Ofsted in July 2013.



Keely Phillips

Family Support Worker at REACH, supports students on managed move placements through the sharing panel process and is a Personal Tutor to students at REACH.  


Staff representative

Bernadette Przybek

Headteacher at Kings Heath Boys School and Director at REACH School. Chair of South Network Exec and Board


Vice Chair of Governors - Focus Teaching and Learning/Behaviour and Attendance and SEN. 



 Tim Boyes

Birmingham Education Partnership's CEO. Prior to this Tim was Headteacher at Queensbridge School


Malcom Weaver

Engineer by profession and has project managed work at Jaguar, currently self-employed in delivering training and is a registered inspector for Ofsted and can therefore bring analytical skills and knowledge of the education sector.  Passionate about the outdoors and is keen to find out more and support the ‘challenge day’ element of the curriculum. 


Community Co-opted Governor - Focus Safeguarding/Health and Safety

Rick Miles

Although Rick has no direct experience in school governance or education, he has a wealth of experience in the public sector with the NHS.  He has worked extensively in health governance, public participation, policy development and analysis.  Rick is currently self-employed but continues to work with the NHS and is a charity trustee with two primary healthcare settings. 

Community Co-opted Governor.

Focus-Financial Matters/Health and Safety

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