Meet The Staff

Bill Colley

Head of School

(Bio in progress)

Morna Bell

Business Manager

Morna Bell is the Business Manager and joined the school in August 2010. Morna, a Chartered Certified Accountant was formerly the Finance Director for a Housing Association where she worked for 18 years. Morna has the skills and experience in finance, risk management, business planning and strategy considerations which support the School to focus on the development of the financial and governance arrangements.

Melanie Elmer

Head of Education

Having worked at the school since 2006, Health and Wellbeing Co-ordinator Mel Elmer has been appointed Head of Education. Mel has an MA (Hons) degree in History of Art, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Art) and a Certificate in Additional Support Needs. A firm belief in the power of Emotional Intelligence informs Mel’s practice; she is passionate about the benefits of Outdoor Learning and is a Gold Assessor for the Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Angela Gordon

Head of Care

Angie joined the school as a Residential Care Worker in September 2015 and was promoted to Senior Residential Care Worker, then Head of Care in December 2016. Prior to working at The New School, Angie worked for the Scottish Association for Mental Health and managed a 24 hour Supported Accommodation unit in Perth. She has a BA (Hons) in Media, Culture & Society along with Leadership & Management and SVQ4 qualifications.