Meet our Senior Leadership Team
Mrs Prothero, Headteacher
Mr Walker, Deputy Head
Mr Prothero, Head of Upper School
I have taught since 1988, in the UK, Malawi, and Cambodia. My background is in Maths and Physics, but I have taught across the curriculum as needed. I have worked as a deputy head teacher of a large English comprehensive and have the NPQH qualification. In Cambodia I was head of secondary school, working with students from 11 to eighteen years old. My passion is allowing students to be the best they can be using the skills God has given them. I am keen for students to ask the difficult questions, particularly about faith, and I am interested in 'Sticky Faith' research from Fuller Youth Institute. FYI’s research confirms that it’s never too early or too late to start developing faith that continues to grow and lasts. Sticky Faith gives parents and leaders both a theological/philosophical framework and a host of practical relationship and programming ideas that develop long-term faith in teenagers. I am keen to develop faith integrated learning practice across school.
Mr Moon, Head of Middle School
I have taught in just four Bradford Schools for the entirety of my professional life (37 years) including Bradford Christian School, of which I am the co-founder. I led the school as Headteacher for the past 27 years and am convinced, even more, of the need to offer an alternative to parents who want a authentically faith based education. As well as leading Bradford Christian school, I also provide teacher training for teachers in CST schools and beyond.
Mrs Hoskins, Head of Primary School
Over the past 12 years I have taught across Christian and State schools in Sheffield and the Bradford area. First as a KS2 teacher for the first 6 years and for the last 5 years in KS1. I have been Head of Primary at BCS for 2 years and have the joy of managing our wonderful EYFS and Primary Team.
I have embedded and developed our Phonics scheme and early reading across Primary and EYFS and have a particular interest in seeing children develop in this area. Cultivating a joy of reading at a young age is something that myself and the team aspire to.
It is such a privilege to see children discovering the world that God has made them and who they are as His children. Equipping children from a young age with the tools they need to become confident in their learning and in all areas of school life, as members of our BCS community, is something I am so glad to be a part of.
Mrs Horton, Head of Autism Provision
Mrs Chadwick, School Business Manager and Designated Safeguarding Lead.
I have worked at the school on and off for about 19 years. 17 Years as a volunteer and then the last 2 as a fully fledged member of staff. I attend Church on the Way in Idle and have been a member there for about 27 years. I am loving the challenge of my new role within the school and my 30 years in the civil service has certainly helped prepare me to be able to complete all the tasks that my new role requires me to do. Working in the school with God as the MD is something I have always wanted to do since it started and I consider it a true privilege to now be on staff here.
Bradford Christian School employs Christian teachers and support staff with a wide range of experiences in working with children and young people.
Our excellent staff team, who come from a variety of teaching backgrounds in the UK and beyond, have all endeavoured to develop our distinctly Christian approach to education as well as ensuring that high standards are maintained. The strength of our teaching staff is the quality of relationships they build with their students and a commitment to each child achieving their personal best.
Staff are committed to contributing to our vision including opportunities for discipleship as part of a quality education.
The school is a member of the Christian Schools Trust, a national group of Christian schools in England. Mr Moon, our Head of Middle School and School Founder, is also a teacher trainer for the CST and has developed an in-house teacher development programme - The Essential Christian Teacher.
We also benefit from an involved Governing Body who support the development of our school
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Our mission: is to provide a holistic Christian education for all and to inspire discipleship
Our vision: is to be a Christian community in which everyone grows in character, faith, knowledge, understanding and wisdom.
Bradford Christian School, Livingstone Road,
Bradford, BD2 1BT
Main office Tel: 01274532649
Reg charity no. 1027573