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Mike Whiteside

Acting Headteacher

Work History:- Worked at St Paul’s since 2001 doing my PGCE placement here as a PE Teacher. I had a year Sabbatical traveling around America, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Singapore and Hong Kong. Whilst in Australia I worked in Sydney for 7 months in a school/PRU unit in Canley Vale.

Jenny Mawn

Assistant Headteacher

I began teaching in 2005 and have been at St Pauls since 2013. I studied Food Science at The University of Leeds and then went on to complete my PGCE at Manchester Metropolitan University following a few years in Industry. I am passionate about Inclusion and supporting young people and families through their journey at Saint Pauls. I am a Mum to 3 beautiful daughters and enjoy reading and socialising with friends and family.

Chris Fannon

Deputy Headteacher

Teaching: 6 years at St Paul’s 14 years in teaching Qualifications: BA (Hons) Business Studies – Manchester Metropolitan University PGCE in Secondary & Further Education ILM in Leadership & Management MA in Education National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership Hobbies/Interests: Travelling, football, golf, darts, reading Achievements/experiences: Worked in Canada on a ski resort Worked on summer camps in the USA for 5 summers

Laura Fannon

Assistant Headteacher

Former St Paul’s student and now an English specialist with over ten years in education including time in international school abroad. Former Editor and Journalist with significant experience working with national media outlets. Qualifications: BA (Hons) Degree in English; PGCE in Secondary Teaching; NCTJ Post-grad Diploma and currently studying for NPQSL. Passion for live music, reading and art – with the odd sky dive and shark dive thrown in.


Paul Seddon

Assistant Headteacher

Now entering my 12th year as a Maths specialist. My journey at St Paul’s started in January 2015, later being promoted to Head of Maths where I led the department for 7 years until July 2023. As a previous Wythenshawe resident, I’m passionate about giving back to the community and helping students to reach their full potential. I’m an avid Bolton Wanderers fan and enjoy skiing and skydiving. Education: Warwick University – MEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering.


Alison Cropper

Deputy Headteacher

Worked at Saint Paul’s since 2014. Responsible for Safeguarding and Attendance and is a teacher of maths.

Susie Delaney

Assistant Headteacher

Education- 2:1, BS Hons Biology Degree at Liverpool John Moores University and a PGCE Secondary Science degree also at Liverpool John Moores University.
Work History- I taught at Newall green high school for 21 years where I was a Head of year and then an Assistant Head teacher for 11 years. I joined St Pauls in 2020 as a Science teacher and became a Pastoral Leader in 2022 and an Assistant Head teacher in 2023.
Interests: Travelling and Netball. .