Year 7 Pastoral Team

The following staff make up the Year 7 Pastoral Team. Together with Year 7 tutors, they will ensure that students receive the support they need to thrive at Sheldon.

Miss Chloe Dundas
Head of Year 7

Miss Chloe Dundas

Miss Dundas is a teacher of Humanities along with the Head of Year 7.

Miss Lauren Palmer
Deputy Head of Year 7

Miss Lauren Palmer

Miss Palmer is a teacher of English as well as the Deputy Head of Year 7.

Mrs Karen Colley
Pastoral Support Worker

Mrs Karen Colley

Mrs Colley is the dedicated Pastoral Support Worker for Year 7.

Mr John Rumble
Assistant Headteacher

Mr John Rumble

Mr Rumble is the Associate Assistant Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead. He is also the member of the Senior Leadership Team responsible for supporting Year 7.

If you have a concern about your child, please contact their tutor. This may include reporting bullying or problems with friendship groups, concerns about overall academic progress, issues occurring during tutor time or between lessons and concerns about wellbeing. If your concern is not adequately addressed, please contact the Head of Year.  

1st Your child's tutor. Your first point of contact should be your child's tutor. You can email call or leave a note in their planner. 2nd Head of Year. If issues are not resolved after contacting your child's tutor, please speak to the Head of Year. 3rd Deputy Head of Year. The Deputy Head of Year can also assist you if the Head of Year is not available. Depending on the situation, you may also be in contact with the Pastoral Worker attached to the year group. 4th Senior Leader. If you feel that your concerns are still not being addressed, please contact the member of the Leadership Team responsible for the Year Group.

Please note: it is helpful to know the name of the you child's tutor group (ie: 7XYZ) when reporting absences. Tutor groups are divided between Right and Left side organising purposes within the school. This helps keep the groups smaller during big events like Year 7 Camp or Parent Evenings. 

You may contact tutors by calling 01249 766020, emailing or leaving a note in your child's planner. All contact details are listed below.

Year 7 Tutor Groups 2023-2024
Tutor Group
Tutor Name
7EKM Mrs Elizabeth Manzi Left
7LLP Miss Lauren Palmer Left
7HCP Mrs Hannah Pickup Left
7SJW Mr Simon White Left
7BHD Mr Ben Davies Left
7LJB Mr Liam Burcombe Right
7KLG Mrs Katie German Right
7DXG Mr Darren Grainger Right
7RJF Mr Richard Foo Right
7ISP Miss Isobel Perrington Right
Other Useful Year 7 Contacts
Job Title
Miss C Dundas Head of Year 7
Miss Laura Palmer Deputy Head of Year 7
Mrs Karen Colley Pastoral Support Worker
Mr John Rumble Assistant Headteacher
Mrs Linda Zuanella SENDCo