Name: Ms Walsh

My job at the Archer Academy: Attendance and Admissions Officer

Two top facts about me:

I write short stories.

I can touch the top of my head with my foot.

My message to our new year 7’s:  Enjoy your time at the Archer. Join all the clubs and have FUN!


Name: Mrs Csaky 

My job at the Archer Academy: Communications Director: writing the weekly newsletter and being the voice of the Archer Academy on social media.

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I love reading, it is amazing to escape to another world through the pages of a book.
  1. I used to be a weather presenter on TV in Hong Kong!

My message to our new Year 7s: I can’t wait to welcome you all to your new school. Please come and say hello and let me know if you have any good stories for the newsletter or social media. I always like to hear what students have been getting up to, whether it is fundraising, sporting achievements or an interesting visit you can tell me about.


Name: Mr Alcock 

My job at the Archer Academy: Premises Manager 

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I wear shorts to work every day, whatever the weather
  1. I have a degree in Sport and Exercise Science

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to meeting you in September and being able to help you settle in and find your way around our exciting and expanding school.  

My message to our new Year 7s: Make sure you get involved in the clubs, there are so many to choose from.


Name: Ms C Simionovici 

My job at the Archer Academy: Finance Officer 

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I love reading; it brings me a lot of joy being able to live in another world for a while through the pages of a good book.
  1. I enjoy being active and meeting with my friends. I love having long walks, especially when the weather is beautiful.

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to welcoming the new Y7s and finding out how well our students will do in this year’s exams. 

My message to our New Year 7s: I know that changing school, it may be challenging and even frightening for some of you but I would like to assure all Y7s how lucky you are to come at Archer. You will feel how great and welcoming our staff and older students are.


Name: Mrs. J Lok 

My job at the Archer Academy: Finance Officer  

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I enjoy cooking and trying out recipes from different countries.
  1. I love spending time with my family and friends.

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to see what events and opportunities there will be in our new academic year for you all. 

My message to our New Year 7s: Changing school and moving to a Secondary school can be both an exciting and daunting time. There are always welcoming staff and students to help you settle into the school. 

I look forward to meeting you all and to assist with your transition making you feel like on a second home at The Archer Academy.


Name: Ms Pellius

My job at the Archer Academy: Student Services Officer

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I believe a snack can solve most problems
  1. I love all things blue

My message to our new Year 7s: I hope you enjoy your time with us – if there’s one thing in life no one can take from you, it is your education!


Name: Ms Chase 

My job at the Archer Academy: Finance Director 

Two top facts about me: 

  1. In my early career, I was a fraud investigator and worked with the Serious Fraud Office on occasion.
  1. I love travelling and I once came face to face with a brown bear on a lonely cycle ride in Canada!

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to dealing with any financial challenges that may arise and to meeting all our new Year 7 students. 

My message to our new Year 7s: Moving to secondary school is an exciting new chapter in your life – enjoy the adventure!


Name: Michele Harrison 

My job at the Archer Academy: Business Manager.

One of my responsibilities is to make sure that the school is a safe and welcoming place for you.

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I gave a bouquet of flowers to the Queen when I was 12 and I have a Blue Peter Badge!
  1. I love travelling and reading

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to meeting you in September and welcoming you to the Archer Academy.  It is a great school and I am sure that you will love being part of the Archer community. 

My message to our new Year 7s: Please make sure you join in with all aspects of school life.  There are so many exciting opportunities for you here


Name: Nicola Oakley 

My job at the Archer Academy: Finance Officer

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I enjoy DIY and home improvements. I am always looking for my next project & learning new skills.
  1. I enjoy spending quality time with my children and exploring new things together.

What I am most looking forward to this year at the Archer Academy: I am looking forward to all the exciting events and opportunities that happen at the Archer. 

My message to our New Year 7s: I look forward to meeting you all ready to help & assist you with any issues you may have.  Coming to Secondary School can be a very daunting time but be assured we are here to ease any worries you have


 

Name: Ms Warner

My job at the Archer Academy: Office Manager, making sure that all the teachers have administrative support when they need it.

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I love reading.  I read in bed every night as it helps me go to sleep.
  1. I like taking my dog for long walks, especially in the summer.

My message to our new Year 7s: I’m looking forward to meeting you all in September.  Please feel free to come to the school office if you need help with anything.


Name: Miss Warner

My job at the Archer Academy: Receptionist,  i answer the phones and welcome all our visitors. I am based in the reception office.

Two top facts about me:  

  1. I travelled across America.
  2. I am a qualified Beauty therapist and Make-up artist.

My message to our new Year 7s: I’m looking forward to meeting you all in September. 


Name: Ms Appelquist

My job at the Archer Academy: Librarian – Lower School

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I’m pretty sure I’ll get to Narnia if I only find the right wardrobe.
  2. I can walk and read at the same time—I hardly ever run into anyone!

My message to our new Year 7s: Be kind to one another—remember, everyone else is trying to figure it out, too!


Name: Chetna Patel

My job at the Archer Academy: Mealtime Supervisor

Two top facts about me: 

  1. Multi-tasking
  2. Foodie

My message to our new Year 7s: Hello Year 7’s! Welcome to the Archer Academy!

I hope you all have a fantastic time in the school.

You will see a lot of me during lunchtimes.

I will be there to say ‘hello’ and to assist you (if you need it) before, during and after lunch.

Remember, lunch times can get very busy; the key is to smile, eat all your food (healthy choices I hope!) and keep the dining room tidy by disposing


Name: Mr Murray

My job at the Archer Academy: Examinations Officer

Two top facts about me:

  1. I play the guitar
  2. I’m a fanatical reader

My message to the new year 7’s. Speak up – don’t forget to ask questions about anything you wish to more about or don’t quite understand yet.


Name: Miss Bryant 

My job at the Archer Academy: PA to the Headteacher and HR Manager. 

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I love travelling and hiking.
  1. I am a massive foodie and really enjoy cooking for my family and friends

My message to our new Year 7s: I am really looking forward to meeting you all in September. The Archer Academy is such a warm and welcoming school and I am sure you will love being part of our Archer community.


Name: Mr Almutwakel 

My job at the Archer Academy: IT Support 

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I love reading, it is amazing to escape to another world through the pages of a book.
  1. I used to be IT engineer at Badger Computer Services

My message to our new Year 7s: I can’t wait to welcome you all to your new school. Please come and say hello!


Name: Mr Amine 

My job at the Archer Academy: I am the IT Manager at The Archer Academy,

Responsible for the smooth run of the school computers’ network system, keeping your data safe as well as providing IT support to Students and staff.

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I used to be a Maths Teacher
  1. I am interested in the politics of the Middle East and North Africa.

My message to Students:

I appreciate the way you take care of the school IT equipment, especially laptops and iPads. I always like to hear from you to improve the way of using / handling IT devices.


Name: Mrs Horwitz

My job at the Archer Academy:  Librarian Upper Campus

Two top facts about me: 

  1. I am passionate about the library and books. For me reading and being lost in a book is one of the best feelings ever! It allows me to travel to many places far-far- away!
  2. I enjoy Zumba – It keeps me fit and I love the music

My message to our new Year 7s: I am looking forward to welcoming you to the Upper Campus Library Hub! Please pop in and say hello, as I would love to meet you and hear about your book and reading choices.


Name: Ms Henry

My job at the Archer Academy: Reprographics Officer, photocopying and printing for school staff.

Two top facts about me:

  1. I am a member of the Archer Community Choir.
  2. I love Game of Thrones

My message to our new Year 7s: 

I look forward to meeting you all in September.

 

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