The Nicholls Ardwich High School
Staff Changes 1967 to 1979
T -Temporary P-Part-time
(excluding changes in
Senior posts, and retirements, all of which have already been mentioned)
Note: This list comes
from Donald Woodhead's history of the school and he makes comments
about changes in Senior posts and retirements within the text of his
book so did not include them in this list.
Mrs Young (T.P.) January-April 1968. Mr. E. Duckworth (and i/c
Junior Library) left July 1968. Mr. D. Winder (T.P ) September 1968 to
December 1969. Miss J. Whitehead (T.P.) January 1970 to April 1971, Mr.
J. Galloway (T.P.) April 1971 to August 1972, Miss L. Hammond (Mrs
Cargill) began January 1976. Miss V. Stott (Mrs Reed) September 1973 to
Mrs A. M. Smith began as Head of Department 1975. Mrs M.
Stuart (P) left July 1968. Mrs P. Lang (P) September 1968 to July 1969.
Mrs A. Davey (P) September 1969 to July 1970.
Mrs N. Platts, Head of Department, left July 1970 (on
Secondment 1969 - 1970).
Miss M. H. Grew became Acting Head of Department September 1969 to July
1970. Left July 1970.
Miss A. Hillerton began as Head of Department July 1970. Left December
Mrs M. A. Parker became Head of Department January 1972. Left November
Mrs P. P. Moorcroft began September 1973. Became Acting Head of
Department November 1974.
to September 1975, i/c Housecraft September 1977.
Mrs E. Hume began as Head of Department September 1975. Left July 1977.
Miss A. W. Mucklow (i/c Needlework) left July 1968.
Mrs M. Gordon began i/c Needlework September 1968. Left April 1969.
Mrs P. Dean began i/c Needlework April 1969. Left April 1972.
Miss C. Smith (Mrs Moloney) began i/c Needlework September 1972.
Mrs P. Wells (T.P.) (Housecraft) October 1967 to December 1968.
Mrs Ray (T.P.) (Housecraft) January 1968 to July 1968.
Mrs M. M. Robinson (T.P.) (Needlework) left July 1968,
Miss J. C. Sutcliffe (Housecraft) September to November 1969.
Miss A. Lyons (T) (Housecraft) December 1969 to July 1970.
Mrs S. M. Reed (Housecraft) September 1970 to July 1972.
Miss J. A. Webster (Mrs Groves) (Housecraft) September 1972 to July
Miss H. S. Wearden (Housecraft) September 1972 to July 1974.
Mrs B. J. Taylor (T.P.) (Housecraft) January to July 1972; September to
Mrs B. Booth (Housecraft and Social Studies) April 1974 to September
1976. Resumed January 1979.
Mrs C. Barron (T.P.) (Housecraft) May to July 1975.
Mrs J. Gouldthorpe (T) (Housecraft) October 1976 to February 1977.
Mrs V. Flannery (P) (Housecraft) began September 1976.
Mrs L. Parkin (P) (Housecraft) January to December 1978.
Economics and Commerce:
Mr. T. Jones left July 1969. Mrs J. C. McKnight (Mrs
Caulfield) September 1969 to July 1976. Miss J. Butcher (Mrs Robinson)
September 1976 to July 1979,
Mrs B. J. Pearce began as Head of Department September 1977.
Mr. M. Watson left July 1968.
Miss M. Cadogan (Mrs Brown) September 1968 to July 1976.
Mrs T. P. Gould (i/c Junior Library) September 1968 to July 1969.
Mr. B. Norris (T) April to July 1969.
Mrs V. Pugh (i/c Junior Library) September 1969 to July 1970.
Miss M. Gill (Mrs Haussels) (i/c Junior Library) September 1970 to
Mrs L. Lewis January 1973 to March 1975.
Mrs V. King (T) April to July 1974.
Miss G. M. Mason began September 1974. Mrs A. C. Stokie (T) April to
July 1975. Mrs V. Long began September 1976. Mrs J. H. Hayman (T)
January to March 1978.
English as Second Language:
Mrs J. Mackley (P) September 1969 to April 1971. Mrs J. Wynroe
(P) September 1969 to April 1971. Miss J. Banner (Mrs Levine) September
1971 to December 1977. Miss S. Sergeant began January 1978.
Mr. J. B. Creighton began September 1974. Mrs Soulsby (T.P.)
December 1967 to April 1968. Miss R. Baldock (T) January to July 1971.
Mr. G. J. Davies (and General Studies) left July 1975.
1967/68 Mme Dulac 1970/71 Mme Pieulle 1971/72 Mr Van Menh
1972/73 Mme La Strat 1973/74 Mme Bouchet 1975/76 Mme Daghar
Mrs P. Inskip (T.P.) September to December 1973. Mr. K. B.
Quinn (T) January 1975 to July 1977. Mrs M. Kilty (T) September 1975 to
April 1976. Mr. G. Chard began November 1973 (later i/c Senior Library).
Miss J. M. Tattum left July 1969.
Mr. R. M. Crowe began September 1969 (later i/c Junior Library).
Miss P. Grundy (and History) September 1970 to July 1974.
Mr. M. Kramer-Mannion began as Head of Department September
Mrs G. Luha (T) January to April 1973.
Mr. M. D. Jarvis (and English) began September 1973.
Mr. A. Rutherford (T) January to April 1976.
Miss J. M. Bannister (T) (and English) May to July 1976.
Mr. L. Anderson (and English and Outdoor Pursuits) September 1976 to
Mr. M. Grady began as Head of Department January 1970. Became
6th Form Tutor January 1976. Mrs P. Lyall began as Head of Department
May 1976. Mr. S. Nevin (T) April to July 1969. Mrs J. Rothwell (T)
September to December 1969. Miss S. L. Evans (T) April to July 1972.
Miss E. Matthews began September 1973. Mr. A. Rogerson (T) (and
Science) June to July 1974.
Mrs C. J. Robinson (P) left March 1969.
Mr. J. Dunachie (T.P.) April to July 1969.
Mr. C. Fisher September 1969 to July 1972.
Mr. P. Riley began September 1972. Became Head of R.l. Department
Mr. R. Hodkinson September 1972 to July 1973.
Mrs L. Davies September 1977 to December 1979.
Physical Education (Boys):
Mr. R. Teare left July 1968.
Mr. P. J. Hunter September 1968 to July 1971.
Mr. P. Moloney began September 1971.
Mr. G. Ashworth (T) September 1978 to February 1979.
Mr. G. Southwaite (T) February 1979 to July 1979.
Physical Education (Girls):
Mrs L. H. Butterworth, Head of Department left March 1969.
Mrs A. Smith began as Head of Department September 1969 left October
Mrs A. Easby began as Head of Department October 1970 left December
Mrs A. V. Smith (i/c P.E. & Dance) January to December 1977.
Miss H. Morris began September 1975 i/c Games January to December 1977,
became Head of
Department January 1978.
Miss P. Davies left July 1968.
Miss J. Hammond September 1968 to July 1970.
Mrs H. Cheetham (T) April to July 1969.
Miss P. J. Milner September 1970 to July 1972.
Miss J. Brown September 1972 to July 1973.
Mrs Y. Lawson September 1973 to March 1975.
Miss L. Jobes September 1975 to April 1977.
Mrs M. Ohri (T) April to July 1977. Permanent in January 1978 to
Mr. S. Livesey left December 1968.
Mrs C. Griffiths began September 1968, became Head of Department
Nliss C. M. Jones September 1970 to December 1972.
Mrs A. Ibbotson January 1972 to July 1974.
Mr. S. lggleden (T) April to July 1975.
Mrs K. C. Estill September 1974 to March 1975.
Mrs M. A. Rhodes began September 1975.
Miss J. M. Burgess September 1975 to December 1976.
Mr. D. Cocker became Head of Department September 1970 left
Mrs C. M. Stretch (Chemistry) began September 1970, became Head of
Department April 1973.
Mr. K. Sergeant (i/c Physics) began in January 1971.
Mr. F. Lucas (T) June to July 1973.
Mrs S. McDonagh (T) May 1973 to April 1974.
Mrs D. Fyles (i/c Biology) left April 1974.
Mr. S. Penney (and Maths) September 1973 to July 1974.
Mr. G. T. Bromilow (T) September 1973 to July 1974.
Mr. J. Smith (T) March to June 1974.
Mrs J. McCunliffe (T) March to June 1974.
Mr. Moorcroft (T) (i/c Biology) May to July 1974.
Mr. R. Bygrave (i/c Biology) September 1974 to July 1977.
Mr. J. Cleary September 1974 to July 1975.
Mr. F. S. O'Donnell (i/c General Science) began September 1974.
Mr. C. R. Etherden (and Maths and Outdoor Pursuits) September 1974 to
Miss M. A. Broome (and Maths) began September 1975.
Mrs P. O'Malley began September 1975.
Mr. W. Rutter (i/c Resources Centre) left July 1976.
Mr. N. Staines (i/c Resources) began September 1976.
Mr. D. A. Lees (i/c Biology) began September 1977.
Miss N. Turner (T) September 1977 to July 1978.
Mr. E. Ball (T) September 1968 to September 1969.
Mr. F. B. Jackson (i/c Woodwork) left December 1971.
Mr. J. R. Barber left 1968, resumed i/cWoodwork January 1972.
Mr. W. D. Norbury (and Outdoor Pursuits) September 1968 to July 1973.
Mr. T. R. Rees left December 1972.
Mr. N. Winder (T) May to July 1973. Resumed (Permanent) January 1977.
Mr. D. Banks September 1973 to July 1976.
Mr. D. Taylor left July 1975.
Mr. A. Halpin September 1974 to July 1975.