Sun Academy Bradwell, Cauldon Avenue, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5 8JN

T: 01782 297700



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At Sun Academy Bradwell we are committed to ensuring pupils are confident, brave and valued; that their experiences and curriculum allow them the freedom to be fearless in their learning.

Our staff are:

Senior Leadership Team

  • Executive Principal – Mrs Bobbie Caisley
  • Head of Academy – Mr Iain MacDonald
  • Vice Principal¬†& SENCO – Mrs Laura Niemczyk
  • Teaching & Learning Leader – Mr Christopher Fennelly


  • Mrs Alison Cartlidge
  • Mrs Clare Norcup
  • Mrs Justina Carter
  • Mr Rupert Adcock
  • Mr Neil Smith
  • Mr Michael Bunting

Learning Support Assistants

  • Mrs Julie Staples
  • Miss Amy Mayer
  • Mrs Jenny Bailey
  • Mrs Gemma Kiely
  • Miss Sam Gaynor
  • Mrs Debbie Hall
  • Miss Lisa Minshall
  • Miss Lisa Machin
  • Mrs Kelly Walklate


Office & Premises Staff

  • Operational Office Manager – Mrs Alison Graham
  • Finance & HR administrator – Mrs Tracey Smiles
  • Caretaker – Mr Darren Cole
  • Janitor – Mr Scott Ledgar


Lunchtime Support Staff

  • Mrs Lorna Lavin
  • Mr Jason Edwards
  • Miss Kelly Baddeley
  • Mr Scott Ledgar
  • Mrs Christine Lightfoot