07 Jul

Mr Crehan

Role in the school: Headteacher (In addition, Interim Accounting Officer for the St Teresa of Calcutta Multi-Academy MAC)

Favourite book: Either The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho or The Rooster Bar by John Grisham.

Most Interesting fact: I am a father of three children: Aine, Niamh and Toby. My highest break in snooker is 129.

Favourite quote: ‘I used to pray that God would feed the hungry, or do this or that, but now I pray that He will guide me to do whatever I’m supposed to do, what I can do. I used to pray for answers, but now I am praying for strength. I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us and we change things’ (St Teresa of Calcutta).

Mrs Daw

Role in the school: Deputy Head Teacher

Favourite book: Wuthering Heights. Chameleon’s Crazy Colours!

Most Interesting fact: I used to be double jointed!

Favourite quote: Never, ever give up! At Holy Trinity, we want you to be the best you can be- in all that you do!

Miss Backhouse

Role in the school: Head of Year 7

Favourite book: Ross Edgley- The art of resilience
Most Interesting fact: I can spin a basketball on my finger, bounce it off my knee and catch it on my finger again.

Favourite quote: ‘I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying’ -Michael Jordan

Mrs Pritchard

Role in the school: Assistant Headteacher – transition from Year 6 to Year 7

Favourite book: I have lots of favourites but Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

Most Interesting fact: I broke my wrist whilst snowboarding in New Zealand

Favourite quote: ‘Be Kind whenever possible. It is always possible.’

Mrs Henvy

Role in the school: Assistant Headteacher/Head of Mathematics

Favourite book: Sorry to cheat but I will have to pick two! My favourite classic book is Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte and my favourite more modern book is The Island by Victoria Hislop.

Most Interesting fact: I was once filmed teaching a Maths lesson by the producers of Britain’s Got Talent. A boy in my class who was a brilliant dancer had got through to the final!

Favourite quote: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”- Maya Angelou

Mrs Sian

Role in the school: Head of English Faculty

Favourite book: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Most Interesting fact: I love boxing!

Favourite quote: Everyone you know is fighting a battle you know nothing about – be KIND always

Miss Yanez

Role in the school: SENCO/MFL Teacher

Favourite book: One hundred years of solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Most Interesting fact: I have run the London marathon!

Favourite quote: Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!

Mr Garrison

Role in the school: Head of Boys PE

Favourite book: Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography

Most Interesting fact: I have a twin brother

Favourite quote: “There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do.”

Mrs John

Role in the school: Head of Girls Physical Education

Favourite book: Tell No One

Most Interesting fact: I enjoy keeping fit

Favourite quote: Live the life you Love, Love the Life you live – Bob Marley

Mr Bayliss

Role in the school: Head of Religious Education

Favourite book: The Rigante Series by David Gemmell

Most Interesting fact: I play and coach rugby

Favourite quote: “I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength” St. Paul – Philippians 4:13

Miss French

Role in the school: Head of Creative Arts

Favourite book: Charlotte’s Web

Interesting fact: I once had a piece of my Art work displayed in an exhibition in St Martins, London.

Favourite quote: “Creativity is intelligence having fun” Albert Einstein

Miss McKiernan

Role in the school: Head of Design and Technology/Chaplaincy team member

Favourite book: I do not have one. I love reading and read every day. I read anything and everything.

Most Interesting fact: I am one of five girls. I have a twin sister and an older set of twin sisters as well.

Favourite quote: “Cooking is, without a doubt, one of the most important skills a person can ever learn and share. Once someone has that knowledge, that’s it – they’re set for life.” – Jamie Oliver

Mr McCann

Role in the school: Head of Social Communications

Favourite book: 1984 by George Orwell Most

Interesting fact: If you point a car keys to your head, it increases the remote’s signal range.

Favourite quote: “Never look down on someone unless you’re helping them up”

Mrs Chesterman

Role in the school: Head of MFL

Favourite book: Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Most Interesting fact: I can speak 4 languages!

Favourite quote: Everyone you meet is facing a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always

Mrs Yusuf

Role in the school: I am in charge of the Science department at HTC School.

Favourite book: The Holy Quran.

Most Interesting fact: I enjoy adventure sports and most recently paraglided from Babadag Mountain in Turkey. The mountain height is approximately 6500ft (1960m).

Favourite quote: “The best among you are those who have the best manners and character”. Prophet Muhammed (Peace and blessings of Allah be upon him).