Helping pupils to go further
“In the Trent College Sixth Form I prepare pupils for a successful future by encouraging and supporting them to make positive choices about their engagement with the many inspiring learning, extensive co-curricular and leadership opportunities available to them.”
Assistant Head and Head of Sixth Form
Joined Trent college: 2004
Paul Mayfield is Assistant Head and Head of Sixth Form. He is responsible for overseeing the achievements and progress of all students in Years 12 and 13, as well as ensuring that every student has a positive learning experience at Trent Sixth Form.
Supporting him in his mission to help Sixth Form students go further in this crucial stage of their education is a talented team of Heads of Year, Sixth Form tutors and the Wortley Centre resources manager.
Mr Mayfield began his teaching career at Loughborough Grammar School and became a member of the Trent community in 2004. During his time at Trent, he has occupied a number of versatile roles including Head of History for seven years and Head of Blake House within the boarding community for five years. Mr Mayfield is also a familiar face in the Sports department, having coached several rugby and hockey teams.
Memories of Trent college
Mr Mayfield’s highlights from Trent career so far include completing the 3 Peaks Challenge with Sixth Form boarding pupils from Blake House and seeing the school’s 1st XV win the final of the Natwest Vase at Twickenham twice.
As a lover of music, Mr Mayfield enjoys participating in the staff band on the keyboard. The annual performance by The Kestrels at the Summer Ball is always highly anticipated!
Before deciding to embark on a teaching career, Mr Mayfield lived in snowier climes, more specifically the French Alps where he worked as a Hotel Manager.