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Dixons Fazakerley Academy

Mountain Rescue

Mountain Rescue has a range of different functions, so please read through the information on here.

The Mountain Rescue team help all students to climb their mountain and to succeed at university or a real alternative by giving additional support to those who need it. We know that any student may require additional help at any point during their journey at Dixons Fazakerley Academy and that support may be temporary or long-term. Our department replaces a number of departments that might be found within a traditional school, including SEND, medical / first aid, pastoral, mentoring and safeguarding. Here are the key staff members in the department:

Sophia Kokosalakis - Vice Principal and Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Andrew Roberts - Assistant Principal with responsibility for attendance

Joe Ollerton - Vice Principal with responsibility for behaviour

Rachael Sayer - Safeguarding Officer

Jennifer Simms - HLTA - Mountain Rescue Co-ordinator

Teaching Assistants:

Emma Hughes - HLTA

Hannah Nelson - HLTA

Carol Gregory

Emma Horrocks

Aaron Kellaher

Victoria Moorhouse

Fruzsina Racz

Paul Stackpoole

Heads of Year:

James Walshaw – Y7

Guadalupe Rangel – Y8

Eden Sandland – Y9

Antony Gallagher – Y10

Helen Zeqaj – Y11

Learning Mentors:

Stephanie Littlemore – Y7 and Y8

Laura Dally – Y9 and Y10

Joanne Orr – Y11

Suzanne Smith – The Alpine Centre

External Support:

Cayleigh Hannant - Place2Be School Counsellor

Emily Taylor - YPAS Counsellor

Laura Hall - ADHD Foundation Support

Janette Coleman - Education Welfare Officer

If you have any safeguarding concerns about a child, please ask to speak to a DSL directly.

If you have any other concerns or questions, please email our Mountain Rescue team:


Please see downloads below for more information and support for families.