Name: Miss Alcock 

My job at the Archer Academy: Head of Physical Education 

The subject I teach: PE

The area of my subject I most enjoy teaching: I love teaching athletics and trampolining.

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I am a twin
  2. I train at the same gym as Anthony Joshua

If I wasn’t a teacher I would be: Running my own stables, I have a passion for horses!

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to seeing our school community flourish and all students getting to utilise the amazing sports facilities and clubs at The Archer Academy.

My message to our new Year 7s: Rest up over the summer and start to prepare for the next chapter of your school life at The Archer Academy!


My job at the Archer Academy: Head of Year 11

The subject I will teach: Physical Education and Citizenship (I am also the Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator)

The area of my subject I most enjoy teaching is: I really enjoy teaching team sports, particularly Rugby and Basketball. Rugby is a team sport which requires total commitment, both physically and mentally. It also promotes discipline and hard work.

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am most looking forward to ensuring the Year 11 cohort are ‘Ready’, ensuring they strive every day to achieve their best and show the best versions of themselves. 

Two top facts about me:

  1. I have a twin brother who is 12 minutes younger than me.
  2. I played professional football until the age of 18.

If I wasn’t a teacher I would be: a Personal Trainer 

My message to our new Year 7s: Work Hard. Effort is the foundation on which everything else is built, this is why nobody will ever ask you to give anything more than your very best. Also, manners cost nothing.


Name: Melanie Evans 

My job at the Archer Academy: PE Teacher

The area of my subject I most enjoy teaching: I really enjoy the sports we deliver in KS3, it provides pupils with an opportunity to work together, learn something new and get fit!

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I enjoy keeping fit and participating in sport.
  2. I used to swim competitively for the Welsh national team.

If I wasn’t a teacher I would be: I really enjoy working with people in a sporting environment. Therefore, if I wasn’t a teacher I would have liked to be either a sports psychologist or a sports physio. 

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: Welcoming the new Year 7’s to Archer and enabling all pupils to have a broader experience of PE.

My message to our new Year 7s: Welcoming you all to the Archer and hoping that the majority of new pupils get involved with the many sports clubs we have on offer.


Name: Mr Clark 

My job at the Archer Academy: Teacher / Year 8 Form Tutor 

The subject I teach: I teach Physical Education

The area of my subject I most enjoy teaching: Athletics! Since I was a student myself, I have always enjoyed taking part in Athletics and watching the Olympics. Now, I get to teach a variety of athletics events and witness students break records! What makes it better is Athletics takes place in the summer term.

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I am a Tottenham Hotspur supporter.
  2. I took part in a race 20 miles long, consisting of 200 obstacles. It took me 5 hours 47 minutes.

If I wasn’t a teacher I would be: A personal trainer or a professional footballer 

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: As always, I am looking forward to an action packed fixture list for the Archer Academy students to compete in. The aim being to fill our trophy cabinet.

My message to our new Year 7s: “You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr Seuss

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