Mike Stones (BA, MA, PGCE) Head of School

Mike has over 25 years exeprience as a creative director and illustrator and almost 10 years experience as a teacher on a range of foundation and degree courses bringing plenty of art and design experience to Brasspoint.

Mike continues to illustrate and paint for various projects. Visit www.mikestones.co.uk to see more of Mike's professional projects.

Nicky Patching (ANEA, CCE Drama/Modern Strand, International drama examiner, STSD Council) Drama, Art

Nicky has 25 years experience of teaching drama from reception to GCSE as well as working with NHS Recovery College as a drama Practitioner and working as an international examiner. Nicky is a committe member of the springboard festival and a council member society of speech and drama teachers. At Brasspoint Nicky teaches drama and leads the collaborative art and drama projects.

Ann Renton (BA) Fashion

Ann brings a range of experience to this new fashion course at Brasspoint, from designing womenswear at Laura Ashley (London) to Fashion Print Design for Wescott and Head (London) and for The Style Council (New York) along with a range of other specialised experience in fashion, textiles and pattern design.