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Ribston Hall High School

Ribston HallHigh School

Senior Leadership Team

Mr Alec Waters - Headteacher 


I joined Ribston in September 2014 where my role in school focused on developing the Curriculum, use of data and systems that support teaching and learning. 
In February 2024 I was appointed Headteacher at the school. 
Ribston has a fantastic atmosphere and a very supportive community of staff and students which I am proud to be a part of and lead.

Mr Andy Barnard - Assistant Headteacher 

Assistant Headteacher

I was appointed as an assistant headteacher at Ribston in September 2016. The focus of my role is supporting the excellent pastoral work of the school, and to monitor and support teaching and learning.

I feel privileged to be a part of a community that I have strong family links with, and am enjoying witnessing the Ribston spirit first hand!

Mr Andy Sargent - Assistant Headteacher 


Andy Sargent

Assistant Headteacher

I was appointed as an Assistant Headteacher at Ribston Hall in September 2020. The focus of my role is the strategic development of teaching and learning. I am passionate and committed to ensuring that all students receive high quality educational experiences within the classroom.

Having been a Middle Leader at Ribston Hall since 2011, I have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of our school context. Driven by research based evidence in teaching and learning, it is exciting to be working in a learning culture that is underpinned by cognitive science.

Mrs Lisa Hughes - Finance and Operations Manager

I joined Ribston Hall in August 2019 as Finance and Operations Manager.  My responsibilities include overseeing the school’s finances, premises, health and safety and HR. 

It is my privilege to work alongside dedicated school professionals in providing services that support teaching and learning for the whole school community.