Assistant Head of School and Director of Sixth Form
Ms Bridge graduated from the University of Salford in 2008 with a BA (Hons) in Journalism & Broadcasting. After this, she enjoyed a professional music career before completing a PGDE in 2012. Since then, Ms Bridge has worked in several schools but spent most of her career at Hazel Grove High School with a variety of responsibilities including Subject Lead for Media, Assistant Director of Sixth Form and Head of House.
She joined Laurus Ryecroft in September 2021 as Assistant Headteacher and completed a Masters in Education in June 2022.
Ms Bridge is extremely passionate about social justice and believes that social mobility embraces all types of inequality and disadvantage. She is a firm believer that all students have the right to a quality education and should be appropriately guided to make aspirational decisions for their future. She is excited that Laurus Ryecroft will be in a position to guide students in their applications to highly competitive courses at the most prestigious universities and believes that our students of today will be the leaders of the future.
Assistant Director of Sixth Form
Miss Millin studied Sport and Exercise Science at Leeds Beckett University before completing her PGCE with Manchester Metropolitan University. She went on to study Masters in Education, also through Manchester Metropolitan University. After completing her PGCE in Secondary Physical Education in 2018 Miss Millin joined the Laurus Trust and has taught at Cheadle Hulme High School and Sixth Form as well as Laurus Ryecroft.
Miss Millin is excited to support the students of Laurus Ryecroft Sixth Form to achieve their full potential, whichever path they choose to follow. She encourages students to broaden their experiences by participating in electives, undertaking wider reading and engaging with further opportunities including leadership.
Head of Pastoral Care
Ms. Pryce has been at Laurus Ryecroft since the schools opening in 2018 and has had the pleasure of witnessing the growth and development of the school, as well as her year group who she has seen through from Year 7 to Year 11. She is excited for the next stage of this journey with the opening of the Laurus Ryecroft Sixth Form, where she will continue to encourage students to have high aspirations and support them on their journey to higher education.
Ms. Pryce has many built up many years of experience in safeguarding and pastoral care and strongly values the importance of student wellbeing and safety. Miss Pryce’s goal is to provide a high level of pastoral support, removing any barriers to learning so students can thrive in an environment where they feel safe, valued and are able to reach their full potential.
Sixth Form Academic Services Manager
Miss Hadfield started her career in medical services and worked for a leading medical agency in Manchester for many years, before commencing her journey in education administration in 2013. Her career in education has consisted of a variety of administration support roles within a high school setting, for the Tameside Local Authority. She is passionate in her work, which allows her to provide services to education in her home borough.
Miss Hadfield joined Laurus Ryecroft Sixth Form in May 2022 as Academic Services Manager. She is responsible for overseeing the provision of administrative support to the Sixth Form team and coordinating the operations of the Sixth Form. Miss Hadfield feels privileged to support students at such a pivotal time in their education; helping them to prepare for the future of their choice.