Parent Information

Keep informed

We aim to send all parent communications electronically. Please ensure that we have your most up to date email address so that you receive all communications,

Please also check "show my homework" on line to keep up to date with homework your child is given. Any messages from teaching staff to home will be sent electronically. 
The timetable states the teacher for each subject.

All emails for all staff are "first initial followed by surname" (except for Mr Phillips who should be contacted via his assistant Ms Mary Bertram.)

General Parent Queries

When you have general questions your main point of contact will be your child's tutor. 

You can email them a query at any time.

When contacting Deptford Green school by telephone, you will be presented with a series of options.

Dial 1 to report a student absent, to speak to Lynn Ascott.
Dial 2 to report a staff absent
Dial 3 to speak to Student Services. This includes the Head of Years and the Pastoral Leaders.
Dial 4 for Finance to speak to Rob O'Halloran.
Dial 5 to speak to Lettings to speak with David Ticknell-Smith
Dial 6 to speak to the Headteacher's Personal Assistant Mary Bertram.

If you are unsure dial 0 for the reception who can assist you with your call. The reception is open and available to take phone calls, from 7.30am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday.

Alternatively if you wish to send an email, then contact

Deptford Green School will contact you by email, please ensure we have your most up to date email address.

For any concerns you can call or email your Head of Year or Pastoral Leader. To call them dial 020 8691 3236 and press option 3 for students services.


Head   of Year

Pastoral Leader


Mr F Walker

Ms Taylor


Ms M Forrest

Ms L Samms


Mr J Couzins

Ms L Samms


Ms M Morris

Ms A Coffey


Mr D Glynn

Ms A Coffey

Subject Specific Queries:

Email can be used to contact teachers directly about the subjects they teach your child. Teachers for all subjects are stated on each child's timetable which you can find in their planner and the email address is as stated above

If you have queries in various subjects, it may be best to contact your Head of Year or Pastoral Leader.

Safeguarding and Parent Liaison:

Ms Lynn Ascott is the school's Attendance, Welfare and Safeguarding officer who deals confidentially with any child protection concern from any member of the school community. Please email or dial 020 8691 3236 opt 1

Senior Staff:

The Headteacher is Mr Mark Phillips. He is supported by two Deputy Headteachers, Ms Rebecca Cummings and Mr Phil Moore and Assistant Headteachers Ms Emily Stanghon,  Mr Ian Paish,  Ms Jackie Bygrave, and Mr Tim Allen.

Mr Allen oversees students' curriculum in Yr 7& 8 and Ms Bygrave oversees students curriculum in Yr 9-11 and both may be contacted about this at any time. See About Us/Curriculum for more details.

Alongside Mr Rob O’Halloran, Director of Finance and Resources who deals with finance and premises, these make up the leadership team.

Mr Phillips is also available for tours of lessons school most Wednesdays. These can be booked through his personal assistant Ms Mary Bertram

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