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Staff at High Peak

The children and young people at High Peak School are supported by the education and care teams led by the Principal.  Educational staff includes teachers, pastoral support and teaching assistants and there is also access to the school nurse, counselling and psychology.  The care team is led by the Head of Care and includes the Registered Manager along with both day and night care workers. All staff ensure the well-being of the young people at High Peak School is met and that they know they are valued and cared for.

Anne Price


I work for the Kedleston Group as Headteacher of High Peak School, I have worked in the arena of special education from the moment of entering the teaching profession 39 years ago. I have worked in both the school and further education sectors during that time.

Nigel Beales

Assistant Head - Behaviour and Attendance Lead

I have a real passion for education and inspiring young people to achieve their potential.

Rachel Bilgic

Head of Education

I work for the Kedleston Group as Head of Education of High Peak School. I am passionate about engaging and inspiring all young people, and those who lead them, in their right to achieve and reach their full potential.

Tracey Hill

Registered Manager

Tracey originally became Registered Manager at Wings Cumbria in November 2016, following on from an Interim Deputy Head of Care position within the Kedleston Group before moving to High Peak School in 2020.

Laura Redhead

SENCO & Assistant Head of Education

Claire Campey

Lower School Phase Leader

Adam Proctor

Upper School Phase Leader

High Peak’s Upper School Phase Leader Adam Proctor, is a Drama and Theatre specialist with experience of teaching in primary, GCSE and A-Level. Adam strives in creating lessons that encourage imagination and creativity in order to create high levels of work and positive outcomes.

Melanie Rathmill

Business Office Manager

Mel has been at High Peak School for over 5 years and is the Business Office Manager.