The Team

  • Richard Clark

    Head of School

  • Tracey Foulkes

    Class Teacher

  • Rob Benson

    Music Teacher

  • Terry McMahon

    Teaching Assistant

  • Chloe Abbott

    EYFS Teaching Assistant

  • Claire Mercer

    Class Teacher

  • Charlotte Gill

    Class Teacher & KS2 Leader

  • Chris Lee

    Class Teacher

  • Emma Boynton

    Early Years Teacher & KS1 Lead

  • Erica Cowley

    Class Teacher

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  • Richard Clark

    Head of School

    Prior to teaching, Richard worked as a Food Process Engineer. He has taught in a diverse range of schools and is passionate about developing teams who are focused on positive outcomes for all learners. Richard has been a Senior Leader in a number of Cheshire schools, and he joined NWAT as Deputy Headteacher of Oak View Academy in 2014. He is a keen runner, enjoys escaping to the Lake District and spending quality time with family and friends.

  • Tracey Foulkes

    Class Teacher

    Tracey Foulkes graduated from Bangor University in 2009 after completing a Primary Education BA (Hons) degree. Tracey has four children, three step children and eight grandchildren. Tracey enjoys time with her family, reading, cooking and caravanning.

  • Rob Benson

    Music Teacher

    After an early education at Leeds Grammar School, Rob gained a Bachelor of Music with Honours degree from the University of Edinburgh before going on to study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he achieved a Master of Music (performance) degree. After a successful and busy career in the catering management industry, Rob decided to pursue his love of teaching and returned to higher education, gaining a PGCE in Music from Liverpool Hope University. Rob continues to play both piano and French Horn, and as well as teaching music in school, he provides music and brass tuition privately.

  • Terry McMahon

    Teaching Assistant

    Terry joined the team in 2018. He joined Grosvenor Park Academy from Neston High School where, for nine years, he was a Cover Supervisor and SEN Teaching Assistant working from Year 7 to Year 13. He has an NVQ Level 3 Supporting and Teaching. His spare time is taken up spending quality, time with his grandchildren.

  • Chloe Abbott

    EYFS Teaching Assistant

    Chloe is a teaching assistant who works with our Early Years Foundation Stage team. She has a strong foundation in Early Years and Key Stage 1, having worked in various schools across Cheshire, as well as the West Midlands. Chloe has a passion for phonics and early reading. Outside of school, she enjoys days out with her son, woodland walks and eating out.

  • Claire Mercer

    Class Teacher

    Claire completed a three year BA(Hons) degree in Primary Education with Music at Edge Hill University where she gained experience in both Key Stage 1and Key Stage 2. Claire has gained Grade 8 piano, Grade 7 singing, Grade 4 violin and Grade 6 music theory with London College of Music. She has gained advanced level in tap, modern and ballet with The Royal Academy of Dance.
    She has appeared in, and choreographed, a number of school and amateur musicals and has appeared as a dancer in many professional shows working with various celebrities.

  • Charlotte Gill

    Class Teacher & KS2 Leader

  • Chris Lee

    Class Teacher

    Having grown up on a Cheshire dairy farm and having an early career in the Agricultural Sector, Chris trained as a primary teacher in 2010 at the University of Chester. His teaching career has taken him to Oldham, Seoul, The Wirral and now back to Chester. Chris joined Grosvenor Park Academy in January 2019. In his spare time he loves being a dad and playing the guitar.

  • Emma Boynton

    Early Years Teacher & KS1 Lead

  • Erica Cowley

    Class Teacher