Year 7 Team

Our brilliant Year 7 team is on hand to support you as you settle into life here at North Liverpool Academy. 

Here’s a short introduction to the Year 7 team members who you will meet during your time at NLA…

Mrs Johnston – KS3 progress leader

Mrs Johnston has worked at North Liverpool Academy for the last nine years. Her hobbies include reading, going to the gym and spoiling her two little girls. She has previously worked as Head of Modern Foreign Languages but now her role as a Key Stage 3 Progress Leader means that she is responsible for monitoring your academic progress and wellbeing. She is committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity and encouragement to achieve their full potential and to enjoy their time at North Liverpool Academy. She is very excited to meet the new Year 7 and is looking forward to working together with you in becoming the best Year 7 that your Academy has ever seen.

Miss Ambrose - Year 7 form tutor

Miss Ambrose is the Subject Leader for History at North Liverpool Academy. She is really looking forward to being a Year 7 form tutor this year and getting to know the new students.

Her favourite monarch in history is Elizabeth I, as she was a fierce female with ideas of independence in a time of male leadership. If she could teach any other subject it would be PE as she loves to play netball and loves watching Liverpool FC beating most of the teams in the Premier League.

Mrs Senior – Year 7 form tutor

Mrs Senior is a Performing Arts teacher at North Liverpool Academy and is a year 7 form tutor.

She is really looking forward to meeting her new year 7 students and making sure they have lots of fun as they learn.

Her favourite Performance is War Horse, and if she could teach any other subject it would be English, as she loves literature, and the power of words.

Mrs O’Keefe – Year 7 form tutor

Mrs O’Keefe is an English Teacher at North Liverpool Academy and is a year 7 Form Tutor. She is delighted to be a year 7 Form Tutor and is looking forward to meeting her new students and helping them to settle into their new school. She is a passionate English Teacher who wants to share he love of reading with year 7 students. Her favourite book to read is the novel ‘Dracula’ by Bram Stoker because it is a mixture of a love and Gothic Horror story!   

Miss Donlevy– Year 7 Form Tutor

Miss Donlevy is a Performing Arts teacher at North Liverpool Academy and she teaches both Dance and Drama. She is very much looking forward to meeting her new year 7 form class and helping them to settle into secondary school life. She is excited to see how her form blossom throughout their time at NLA. If Miss Donlevy could teach another subject it would be PE as she loves staying active.

Ms Bennett – Year 7 Form Tutor

Miss Bennett is an Art teacher at North Liverpool Academy and is also a Year 7 form tutor.  She is looking forward to getting to know her form and finding out all of their favourite artists and making them all feel welcome and happy. Miss Bennett is very passionate about teaching art, but if she could teach another subject, it would be Animal Care as she is animal crazy!

Mr Hands – Year 7 form tutor

Mr Hands is a Maths teacher at North Liverpool Academy and a Year 7 form tutor. He is very much looking forward to meeting you and guiding you on your journey through North Liverpool Academy. His favourite person in maths is a Mathematician by the name of John Harsanyi, he was at the forefront of a branch of mathematics called game theory and was awarded the Nobel prize alongside John Nash and Reinhard Selten. If he could teach any other subject it would be PE, as he was a keen tennis player in his youth and even competed at Wimbledon.

Ms Cottrell - Year 7 form tutor

Miss Cottrell is a Music teacher and joint Year 7 form tutor with Ms Wheeler. She is looking forward to welcoming her new form to the Academy and helping them to enjoy and achieve. Miss Cottrell is a singer but also plays piano and ukulele. If she could teach any other subject it would be English as reading is her favourite thing to do, after music.