Extended Leadership Team


The real value of Inverurie Academy is to be found in our people; staff, students, parents and community partners.  Full ‘staff team’ information can be found by looking in each of the Faculty areas.  However, please find information below about our Extended Leadership Team.

Senior Leadership Team

  • Mark Jones (Rector)
  • Alison Drysdale (Depute Rector & Year Head for S5)
  • Dawn Lynch (Depute Rector & Year Head for S2)
  • David Anderson (Depute Rector & Year Head for S3 & S6)
  • Alasdair O’Connor (Depute Rector & Year Head for S4)
  • Laura O’Connor (Acting Depute Rector & Year Head for S1)
  • Marion Morrell (Cluster Business Manager)

Principal Teachers of Guidance

  • Phil Littler (Barra House)
  • Sian Penter (Crichie House)
  • Amy Sherrington (Davah House)
  • Emma Farquhar, (Harlaw House)
  • Debbie May (Selbie House)
  • Duncan Barclay, Acting (Selbie House)
  • Scott Willis (Thainstone House)

Principal Teachers (Faculty)

  • Olefine Richardson (Creative Arts)
  • Jill Milne (English)
  • Isabel Sarran (Acting, English)
  • Graeme Cowie (Health and Wellbeing)
  • Julian Shepherd – (Humanities)
  • Duncan Webster (Science)
  • Iain MacIver (Technical and Vocational Education)
  • Claire Taylor (Modern Languages)
  • Alan Watkinson (Maths)
  • Eveann Holroyd-Ogston (Business and Information Technology)
  • Fiona Littlejohn (Additional Support for Learning Team)
  • Diane McFarland  (Additional Support for Learning Team)