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

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 GDip PGCE – Head of Modern Foreign Languages

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

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 – Form3

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 BSc (Hons) PGCE – DT

Miss Clare Stovin BSc (Hons) PGCE – Head of Humanities/ DofE Coordinator

Mrs Elaine Strong BSc (Hons) QTS – Learning Support

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

Miss Kate Crosby BA (Hons) – Nursery Assistant

Mrs Joanne Feeley NNEB – Teaching Assistant

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

Mrs Debbie Grafton-Telfer – 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 – 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