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Senior Leadership Team

Philip Bradford
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Assistant Head Teacher (Curriculum)
As part of the Leadership Team at Hulme Hall Grammar, Philip holds a number of roles within the school. These include Initial Teacher Training Professional Mentor, Whole School Curriculum Management and Timetabling, Data, Reporting and Tracking, Line manager to Heads of Departments and Head of Physical Education.

Philip leads a fantastic hard working staff team and bases his success on good communication, organisation, leadership and a shared goal to improve the teaching and learning of all the pupils who pass through our care.

Father of two and teaching since 2001, Philip has experienced a number of very different schools helping to shape his career and giving him the valuable skills for his current position at Hulme Hall Grammar School.
Jackie Smith
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Assistant Head Teacher (Pupil Progress)
Jackie began her teaching career in 1990 in Merseyside in a large Catholic comprehensive school and joined Hulme Hall in 2003.

In post, Jackie quickly moved from being teacher of P.E. to being in charge of Girls’ P.E., then moved into the Pastoral system where she became an assistant Year Head; then Head of Year and Key Stage 4 Manager.

Jackie currently still teaches P.E. and is Assistant Headteacher (Pupil Progress). She is the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and serves on the SLT. Jackie is also responsible for C.E.I.A.G. (Careers Education Information Advice & Guidance), Rewards and Sanctions, Attendance and Line Manager of the Pastoral Team and the Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO).

Jackie’s teaching philosophy is simple: Show respect to gain respect; make a difference; strive to be the best you can be; start each day anew.

In addition to a love of teaching, Jackie also values her home life with her husband and two daughters. They like to escape to the family home in Donegal, Ireland – to peaceful sea views, fresh air and no school bells!
Harjinder Khinda
Head of EYFS
Harjinder joined Hulme Hall Grammar School in September 2005 and brought 10 years of experience to the role. She previously taught in the maintained sector and held various senior posts of responsibility.

Her first experience of independent education was when she lived in Madrid and taught at Numont School. Harjinder has expertise in Early Years Education and has created an outstanding EYFS at HHGS.

Harjinder has led the EYFS through two outstanding inspections. She believes that this great achievement is due to her high expectations not only of the children and staff but also of parents who play a valuable role in the school’s success.

Harjinder enjoys spending time with her family. She is married to Ranbir and has two young daughters, Ria and Elia.