Heads of Faculty
Miss R McIntyreHead of English Faculty
Miss R McIntyre
Miss McIntyre studied at the University of West London and worked in Higher Education for two years before training as a teacher. After several years teaching in Newport and London where she took on a variety of roles such as Head of Year and Assistant Headteacher, she arrived at Afon Tâf in 2015 and took over as Head of English in 2017. Miss McIntyre enjoys reading, watching Wales play rugby and visits to the south coast with her family.
Mrs A J JonesHead of Humanities Faculty
Mrs A J Jones
Mrs Jones studied at Chichester University before starting her teaching career in Newport, Bassaleg and Caerleon High Schools. She arrived at Afon Taf in 2004, taking on the role of Charity Coordinator. Duly appointed as Head of the Religious Studies Department in 2014 Mrs Jones assumed the Head of Humanities Faculty in 2016. </p><p>Mrs Jones believes Religious Studies should be experienced first-hand. She has organised educational visits to London, Poland and Rome. She is SAPERE trained, a charity which promotes Philosophy for Children. This has been introduced into the Faculty as Mrs Jones loves a good debate, almost as much as she loves cake! She is a regular contributor to charity work having taken part in the Big Sleep Out in 2015 and 2018. </p><p>A wish to give pupils the best opportunities to succeed is at the heart of her teaching.
Mrs R WiltshireHead of Mathematics Faculty
Mrs R Wiltshire
Mrs Wiltshire joined Afon Tâf as Head of Mathematics, in 2017 and assumed the role of Assistant Headteacher in 2018. She trained as a Maths teacher at Cardiff University in 2004. She is a former Head of Year and Numeracy Coordinator. Outside of work commitments, Mrs Wiltshire enjoys spending time with her two children, family and friends.
Miss R M HarriesHead of Languages Faculty
Miss R M Harries
Miss Harries graduated from Cardiff University in 2010 with an honours degree in Welsh and French. During her degree, she spent a year living in France and studied at Nantes University. After completing her PGCE at Cardiff Metropolitan in 2011, her first teaching job was at Afon Tâf, where she has remained, and is now Head of the Languages Faculty.
Ms C RodgersHead of Science Faculty
Ms C Rodgers
Ms Rodgers studied Environmental Biology at Swansea University. She worked as a laboratory scientist in a Quality Control Laboratory for car brakes. After putting a stop to that, she left to retrain as a teacher. Prior to joining Afon Tâf, Ms Rodgers taught at Porth County Community School before joining Afon Taf in 2015. Miss Rodgers adores Indian Cuisine and Cake Decorating… and her two bulldogs!
Mrs E DaviesHead of Technologies Faculty
Mrs E Davies
Mrs Davies studied Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the University of Glamorgan. She worked as a design engineer for around 15 years before pursuing a career as a teacher. She studied Secondary Design and Technology with QTS at the University of Wales, Newport and went on to complete a Masters in Education at Cardiff University. Mrs Davies joined Afon Tâf in 2012 as a teacher of Design and Technology. She became Head of Design and Technology in 2014 and Head of the Technologies faculty in 2017. Mrs Davies enjoys travelling, weight training and keeping fit in her spare time and regularly competes in CrossFit competitions across the country.
Mrs H SullivanHead of Welsh Baccalaureate Faculty
Mrs H Sullivan
Mrs Sullivan attended Cardiff University to study Religious and Theological studies, from there she went on to do a PGCE at Trinity college Carmarthen. Her two teaching practice placements were local; her first at Pontypridd High and her second here at Afon Tâf High School. She joined the RE department for a maternity cover in 2008… and never left! She is a former KS4 Co-ordinator and Head of Department.