Meet the Team
Mr P Tunmore
Director of Sixth Form
Curriculum area: English
Direct dial number: 01625 441075
Mr Tunmore is Director of Sixth Form. His role includes the pastoral welfare, progress and conduct of all sixth form students at Wilmslow High School. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the sixth form and works closely with all curriculum teams to ensure that the Key Stage 5 curriculum offers a high degree of quality and challenge to all sixth form students. In addition, he is responsible for the admissions process to sixth form and ensures the application procedure for students wishing to join Wilmslow High School is carried out in a clear and transparent way.
Having graduated from Lancaster University with a degree in English Literature, Mr Tunmore completed his PGCE in 1996 and began his teaching career later that year. He worked as an English teacher in Northwich for 5 years before being appointed as Deputy Head of English at Wilmslow High School in 2001. In 2007, he was appointed Curriculum Team Leader for English and held this position until June 2015 when he took on his current role as Director of Sixth Form. His interests include: reading, golf, cricket, gardening and spending time with his two sons.
Mrs H Cook
Post-16 Guidance Manager
Curriculum area: English
Direct dial number: 01625 441090
Mrs Cook manages the UCAS process for sixth form students in addition to supporting students choosing other post-18 pathways including employment and apprenticeships. She provides additional guidance for students aspiring to study at Oxford or Cambridge or follow courses in Dentistry, Medicine or Veterinary Science. She is also involved in the sixth form admissions process for Year 11 students and the development of personalised learning pathways through Years 12 and 13. Mrs Cook teaches English at Key Stages 4 and 5.
Mrs Cook has a B.A. in English and American Literature from the University of Manchester and an M.A. in Children’s Literature from the University of Reading. Having taught at the school for eighteen years, Mrs Cook formerly held responsibility as Team Leader of English. She is dedicated to Wilmslow and its students both as a teacher of English and member of the Sixth Form Team. A keen tennis player, Mrs Cook also enjoys spending time with her sons and walking her dog.
Mrs E Finemore-Lunn
Year 13 Student Manager
Direct dial number: 01625 441076
Mrs Finemore-Lunn is the Year 13 student manager. She monitors their academic progress, attendance and well-being. She assists students with their Post-18 choices, be that through the UCAS application process for University or routes into Apprenticeships/Employment.
With a degree in Law with French and a PGCE in Modern Languages, Mrs Finemore-Lunn has taught English for the British Council in Quebec and for the Dodwell Trust in Madagascar. She has undertaken a study programme in Spain and worked in the travel industry in France and Corsica. She has extensive student support experience across the Secondary, FE and HE sectors with both UK and international students. Her main interests include: travel, cookery, reading, films and music.
Miss J Evetts
Year 12 Student Manager
Direct dial number: 01625 444170
Miss Evetts is your Year 12 student manager. She monitors your academic progress, attendance and well-being. She assists with transition from Year 11 and coordinates the Work Experience programme.
With a background in community liaison and employer engagement, Miss Evetts has organised numerous large-scale events for both schools and the wider community. This has included projects in volunteering, entrepreneurship and fundraising. She has managed a youth work project, where she engaged hard to reach young people and their families in positive activities. Her main interests include: fitness, photography and spending time with her family.
Mrs K Flannery
Sixth Form Secretary
Tel: 01625 441070
Mrs Flannery is responsible for providing administrative support to the Sixth Form Team. She is the first point of contact for you if you are absent, late or have a general query about something.
With a catalogue of experience in customer services, Mrs Flannery has worked in the hospitality and airline industry for many years. She is well-travelled, with a real passion for visiting the USA. She first joined the school in 2005 and has been an integral member of the Sixth Form community ever since. Her main interests include; walking with her dog, visiting the cinema and eating out with friends and family