Year Teams

Senior Head of Year 7 and 9: Mrs Isherwood

Mrs Isherwood read Physics at the University of Salford and graduated in 2002. She then completed her PGCE at Manchester Metropolitan University and graduated in 2003. In 2004 She joined Littlemoss High School for Boys, initially as a literacy co-ordinator within the Science department and continued to work in the Science department until the school amalgamated with Droylsden High School for Girls in 2009. Towards the end of Littlemoss High School for Boys, Mrs Isherwood was successfully appointed Second in Department. 

Mrs Isherwood also leads student leadership in Droylsden Academy which includes prefects and student council. Our prefects are selected following a successful application and interview and have many responsibilities and duties in the Academy through leadership.  The student council work together across all year groups to allow all students to ‘have their say’ in the Academy and ensure that we work together as a community to develop a progressive Academy for us all through innovative thinking.  

Senior Head of Year 8 and 10: Mr B Gately

Mr Gately read Business Information Systems at the University of Salford and graduated in 2005. Following four years of working for Centrica, he returned to complete his PGCE at Edge Hill University where he successfully graduated in 2010. Following his arrival at Droylsden Academy in 2010, he taught ICT until changes to the National Curriculum and now teaches Computer Science from Year 7 to 11. Also supporting Mr Gately are

Mrs Stansfield, Year 8 Manager

Ms Meadowcroft, Year 10 Manager

Senior Head of Year 11 : Mr D Frost

Mr Frost read French and Japanese at the University of Aston and graduated in 1994. After a 5-week long stay in Japan which included a period at Kanagawa University in Yokohama, he studied at L’Université de Paris VII in 1992/93. Manchester Metropolitan University is where he then completed his PGCE in French and Maths. He worked in Stockport for five years before moving to Littlemoss High School for Boys in January 2001 as Head of Modern Foreign Languages.  Mr Frost has held a number of pastoral and departmental responsibilities and has taught a number of different subjects and currently teaches French. Also Supporting Mr Frost are

Mrs Khanom, Year 11 Manager