Staff and Governors

Our Board of Governors bring a huge wealth of energy, creativity, experience and expertise to the school. Every member of the Board has a specific and active role in serving the school and delivering our mission.

Board of Governors

Sir Thomas Ingilby – Chairman of Governors

Charles Foulds

Simon Kayll

David Lister

Lindsay McPhearson

Rachel Powell

Dennis Richards

Joyce Tinkler

Jonathan Turner

David Willis

Ralph Zoing


Teaching Staff – Summer Term 2018

Mrs Amanda Kirby BA (Hons) PGCE, NPQH – Joint Head/Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr John Sample BSc (Hons) PGCE – Joint Head

Mrs Sara Hall BEd (Hons) – Head of Upper School/Exams Officer/Maths

Miss Jayne Stroud BSc (Hons) PGCE NPQH – Director of Studies/Head of Maths

Mr Stuart Bayne BA (Hons) QTS, PGCE (PCET) NPQH – Head of Forms 1-4/Form 4

Mrs Louise Bessey BA (Hons) PGCE – Head of Forms 5 & 6/Head of Girls’ Games


Miss Helen Bradshaw BA (Hons) MA PGCE – French/Spanish

Miss Sarah Braithwaite BA (Hons) PGCE – English

Mrs Moira Caine MA (Hons) Cert Ed – Latin

Miss Henrietta Carradine BA (Hons) MA PGCE – Spanish/French

Mrs Julie Christy BEd (Hons) PGC (SpLD) – Learning Support

Mr Robert Clements BA (Hons) PGCE – History/RS

Mrs Julie Coates BA (Hons) QTS MSc MA – English/IT

Mr Vincent Conyngham BA BMus MA, FTCL, ALCM, DipEd – Head of RS/Music

Mrs Sandrine Cooke BA (Hons) PGCE – French/Spanish/ PSHEE Coordinator

Mr Oliver Couttie BA (Hons) QTS – PE/Games

Mr Henry Crossley BA (Hons) PGCE – Form 1 / Gifted & Talented Coordinator

Mr James Denmark BA (Hons) PGCE – Form 2

Mr Simon Driver BSc (Hons) PGCE – Maths/Games

Mrs Annabel Fife BA (Hons) PGCE, Hornsby Diploma (SpLD) – Learning Support

Mrs Elizabeth Graham BEd (Hons) PGCE (SpLD) – Head of Learning Support

Mrs Katy Hunzinger PGDip PGCE – Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs Rebecca Jackson BA (Hons) PGCE – Head of English/DofE Coordinator

Mr Nick James BA (Hons) PGCE – Games

Mr Stuart Jackson – Director of Outdoor Activities

Mr Christopher Kirby BSc (Hons) QTS – Science/Games

Mr John Liley BSc (Hons) QTS (PE) – Director of Sport/PE

Mr Jim Nicholson BSc (Hons) PGCE – Form 4

Miss Sally Norville BSc (Hons) MA, PGCE – Head of Science

Mrs Debbie Partington BA (Hons) QTS – Business Studies/IT

Mrs Sarah Pearson BA (Hons) PGCE – Head of Art & Textiles

Mrs Aimée Rea BSc PGCE – Form 4

Miss Isabelle Reah BSc (Hons) PGCE – Form 3

Mrs Sarah Reece BA (Hons) PG Dip Ed, LRSM – Director of Music / Housemistress

Mr Tony Reece – Housemaster

Mrs Diane Riddell BA (Hons) – English/Counsellor

Mrs Jenny Roberts BA (Hons) PGCE – Science

Mrs Adelle Rogerson BSc (Hons), PGCE – Form 1

Mrs Melissa Raubitschek BSc (Hons) PGCE – Science

Miss Sally Sanderson BA (Hons) QTS, MEd – Form 4

Mr Pete Sigsworth BSc (Hons) Cert Ed – Lab Technician

Miss Jennifer Stevens BDes (Hons) PGCE – DT

Mr Ian Swannell BA (Hons) PGCE – Geography

Mrs Elaine Strong BSc (Hons) QTS – Learning Support

Mrs Dawn Thyne BSc (Hons) – Science

Mr Simon Vale BA (Hons) PGCE – Art/Drama

Mrs Anne Verity BEd (Hons) – Form 2

Miss Elizabeth Vile BA (Hons) MA, PGCE – Head of Drama/English

Mr Dan Woods BA (Hons) PGCE – Form 3/Games


Pre-Prep Department

Miss Kathryn Creed BA (Hons) PGCE – Head of Pre-Prep/PP2

Miss Jennifer Abbott BA (Hons) QTS – Nursery

Mrs Claire Keens BEd (Hons) – PP1

Mrs Kylie Potter BA (Hons) QTS – Reception

Mrs Nicola Sample BA (Hons) QTS – PP2

Mrs Heather Woods BSc (Hons) QTS – Reception


Teaching Support Staff

Mrs Claire Bickers BA (Hons) – Classroom Assistant

Mrs Joanne Feeley BTEC – Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Amy Glover BSc (Hons) Norland Diploma – Nursery Assistant

Mrs Debbie Grafton-Telfer – Classroom Assistant

Mr Denis Hunzinger BEng – Classroom Assistant

Mrs Adele Kirby – Classroom Assistant

Miss Anna Poulton BA (Hons) – Art Assistant/Librarian

Miss Lesley Ratcliffe NNEB, Hornsby Diploma, HLTA – Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Ms Fleur Thompson BEd (Hons) – Nursery Assistant

Miss Kate Walker BA (Hons) – Nursery Assistant

Mrs Victoria Wick – Learning Support Assistant


Administrative Staff

Mr Chris Holder BSc (Hons) – Bursar

Mr Ashley Wiggan – Assistant Accountant

Mrs Philippa Abrahams BMus (Hons) – Bursar’s Assistant

Mrs Judith Jay BA (Hons) – PA to the Joint Heads

Mrs Hazel Gordon – School Secretary

Mrs Rose Sowerby – Administration and Events Coordinator

Mrs Sally Kayll – Head of Admissions

Mr Paul Swalwell BA (Hons) MA, MCIPR – Marketing Manager

Mr David Todd BSc (Hons) QTS – IT Manager

Mrs Beverley Longthorne – Matron/Hockey Coach

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