Expressive Arts

The Expressive Arts Faculty aims to provide a safe, nurturing and creative learning environment for all students across the school. Students are given opportunities to experience, achieve and celebrate within the Arts. A holistic approach is taken in an effort to provide students with as wide a range of skills and disciplines.

Our Expressive Art Departments

Art & Photography

Drawing, painting, printing, sculpting, CAD & photography.


Design Technology & Textiles, offering specialist workshops.

Head of Faculty: Ms Jane Shilvock

The Expressive Arts faculty:

Jane Shilvock – Head of Expressive Arts Faculty, School Jack Petchey Co-ordinator

Alex Williams– Head of Art & Photography

Charlotte Lipparelli- Head of Design

Susan Bailey -Head of Drama (AG&T coordinator Drama)

Michelle Harper –Head of Music and Progress Lead – (Secondary& Primary)

Ellie Dodwell – Art & Textiles teacher (Faculty SEND coordinator – Bury Campus (Maternity)

Nadia Zuberi – Art & Textiles Teacher, Secondary & Primary. (AG&T coordinator Art/Design)

Alexander Pierides -Design Teacher (AG&T coordinator Design)

Nadia Chambi- Design Teacher & Assistant Head Teacher

Emily Hilliker -Drama Teacher & Progress Lead 

Amanda Chandler -Textiles & D&T Teacher – (Faculty Literacy lead)

Aisha Meade – Music teacher

Peter Maxwell – Art Teacher