Mr J Banks - Headteacher

Mr Banks took up the headship of Westleigh High School in September 2004. Previously, Mr Banks was Deputy Head at Westleigh since April 1998. Before joining Westleigh High School he was Head of Science at Rosebridge High School for eight years.

Mrs H Bryan - Deputy Head

Mrs Bryan has worked at Westleigh High since April 2000. She graduated from the University of Leeds with a BA (Hons) in English and also has successfully completed her NPQH qualification. Before joining Westleigh, Mrs Bryan was Assistant Head and Head of English at Fred Longworth High School.

Mr J Whalley - Deputy Head

Mr Whalley joined Westleigh in January 2009.  He graduated from Loughborough University in 1990, with a Sports Science and Education honours degree and became a Physical Education teacher.  He was Head of PE in 3 schools 1993 – 2005. His last Head of PE role was at Oakbank Sports College, Keighley, 2001-2005. Prior to taking up post at Westleigh, Mr Whalley worked as Assistant Headteacher at Smithills School, Bolton.

Mr C Grimshaw - Assistant Headteacher

Mr. Grimshaw started at Westleigh High School in September 1996 as a teacher of Mathematics. He was appointed to Assistant Headteacher in February 2007. Prior to this appointment he was Head of Year 1999 and Head of Mathematics (2000-2007).

Mrs J Coleman - Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Coleman joined Westleigh in September 2006. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a First Class honours degree in Information Systems Design. She was appointed as the Head of ICT from September 2006 and then became an Assistant Headteacher from September 2008. Prior to her appointment to Westleigh, Mrs Coleman worked at Southlands High School, Chorley

Mr D Karsondas  - Assistant Headteacher

Mrs G Crinigan  - Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Crinigan joined Westleigh in September 2011 as Head of English, having successfully led the English Faculty at Rainford High Technology College in St. Helens.   She graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2003, with a BA (Hons) in English and Media Studies.  Mrs Crinigan was appointed to Assistant Headteacher in January 2014 and still leads the English Faculty at Westleigh.



Mr C Round - Head of Upper School\Assistant Head

Prior to his appointment to Head of Upper School in 2003, Mr Round was previously, Head of Year and Head of Geography.