Tutors & Staff
Mark Shingleton read International Business and French at the University of Westminster before obtaining a PGCE at the Institute of Education and an MA in Educational Leadership. He was Pastoral Director at Saint Charles Sixth Form College in London and Head of Sixth Form at Cokethorpe School in Oxfordshire before taking over as Principal of MPW Birmingham in 2009.
Adam Cross read Biological Sciences at Lancaster University and joined MPW in 2003 to teach Biology and Chemistry. He became Head of Science in 2005 and went on to complete a postgraduate degree in education before being appointed as Vice Principal in 2011. Adam has extensive experience in preparing students for entry onto competitive courses and is the current author of the MPW Getting into Dental School guide.
Director of Teaching & Learning
Bridget Hutchings read English and History and took her PGCE at the University of Keele. She was Assistant Head at Saint Margaret’s School in Exeter, where she also held the position of Director of Sixth Form. Bridget has extensive experience of the English Curriculum and is both a Principal Moderator and Examiner. She took up her role as Director of Teaching and Learning at MPW in 2012.
James Bourne read Illustration at Plymouth University and joined MPW in 2006, becoming Head of GCSE in 2012. James continues to be involved in various community-based Art projects within the West Midlands. His work has been exhibited nationally including Somerset House and the Old Truman Brewery in London.
Ryan Moran read Business and Accountancy and took his PGCE at Birmingham City University. He joined MPW in 2013 and currently holds the positions of International Student Officer as well as Director of Student Enrichment.
Sally Cooper read Business Studies at the University of Central England. Prior to joining MPW in 1997 she served with the Women’s Royal Naval Service and held senior administrative roles in several large companies.
Admissions Officer & Director of Supplementary Studies
Sheila Ellis read English Language and Literature at the Open University. She had built up extensive experience in office management, project management and administration before joining MPW in 2014
|Natasha Andrews||BA, PGCE||English, IELTS|
|Nigel Baker||BSc, PhD||Chemistry|
|Lois Bright||MChem, MSc, PhD||Chemistry, Physics|
|Alex Da Silva||BA||IELTS|
|Gary Durrant||BA||Media Studies, English|
|Emma Giles||BA, MA, PGCE||Accounting, Business|
|Matthew Hammond||BA||Media Studies, English|
|Charles Harry||BSc, ALAM||English, French, German, PSHEE|
|Amy Hudson||BA, PGCE||English|
|Liza Jaafar||MSc, PhD||Mathematics, Physics, Science|
|Gareth James||BA, PGCE||Music|
|Jessica Mason*||BSc, MSc||Biology|
|Zoe McGarry||BSc, PhD, PGCE||Biology|
|Pei McKenzie||BA, MA||IELTS|
|Alexandra Moran||BA, PGCE||Government and Politics, Sociology|
|Janeth Ntiro||BSc, PGCE||Mathematics|
|Dean O'Connor*||BSc, PGCE||Psychology|
|Bobby Sidhu||BA, MA, PGCE||Philosophy, Religious Studies,|
|Alan Suter||BA, MPhil, Phd||IELTS, German|
|Amy Taylor||BA, MSc||French, Spanish|
|Lauret Tipping||BSc, MSc||Physics|
|Libby Turton||BA, PGCE||History, Humanities|
|*Head of Faculty|