Kate Parker-Randall has been a school leader for over 20 years in range of local authority schools. Kate started her career as a PE teacher in the Midlands before becoming a Director of Learning responsible for the pastoral care of students. Early in her career she had her eyes set on School Leadership achieving a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership and Management in 2004.
Kate relocated to the East Riding in 2008 and joined Bridlington School journeying with the school community as an Assistant Head responsible for teaching and learning, then as a Curriculum Deputy and now as Headteacher. Kate is unrelenting in her ambition for students and staff to be the very best they can be. She knows the school and community well and has an infectious, ambitious drive for the school to be a bright shining light within the East Riding as our TORCH values burn bright.
Kate is very proud to lead the Bridlington School family and support all its members to fan into flames their hopes, ambitions and dreams for a bright future as we work together to hand on the torch of life.
Deputy Head Teacher (Pastoral)
Jane Hornshaw graduated from Warwick University with a BA Hons In Physical Education and English. She has taught in a number of schools as a PE teacher, Department Leader in the Midlands before becoming Head of PE and Assistant Headteacher, Director of Bridlington School Sports College in 2002. Her whole school roles have included Teaching and Learning, SMSC, Citizenship, CCF, whole school Sports Specialism.
In later years as Deputy Head for Pastoral care and inclusion, Jane has had an oversight for child-centred support, Year Team care, external agency strategies and alternative pathways of achievement. Allowing students to feel safe and be happy in school is the main aim of the Bridlington School Family, securing their academic success and achievements from this secure starting point.
Deputy Head Teacher (Curriculum)
Andrew Moncur graduated from the University of Sunderland in 2012 with a BA honours degree in IT Education. Upon graduating, Andrew gained employment as a Newly Qualified Teacher in a small town in Derbyshire working with disadvantaged students. In 2014, Andrew relocated to Leeds where he progressed within a number of roles including Student Voice Coordinator, Curriculum Leader of ICT & Computer Science, Assistant Principal and Senior Assistant Principal gaining a wide range of experience in whole school leadership from both a pastoral and curriculum perspective.
Andrew joined the Bridlington School family in January 2021 as Deputy Head Teacher. With oversight for curriculum Andrew is determined to support Bridlington School on its transformational journey and ensure staff and students excel.