Our Staff

Chris Webster  BSc, PGCE

Head of Pre-Prep
Linda Renfrew MA, PGCE, Dip SpLD

Clive Abbott BA (Hons), ACA

Deputy Headmaster
Adam  Warner BA Hons Mathematics

Senior Management Team
Stephen Arnott BA (Hons), QTS   Assistant Head Pastoral, Head of History
Carol Harrower BSc (Hons), PGCE   Assistant Head Academic, English, Mathematics
Rachel Leslie BEd (Hons)   Class Teacher Year 2, Science & ICT Co-ordinator
Dominic Lowry BEd (Hons)   Director of Marketing & Development, PE & Games

Prep Department
William Arkell   PE & Games
Alison Bottiglia  BA (Hons)   Head of Art & Design & Technology
Paul Braithwaite  BSc (Hons)   PE & Games
Lesley Campbell  BEd   English, Key Stage 2 English Co-ordinator
Elizabeth Cooper  Cert Ed  Class Teacher Year 3
Kate Cousins  BA (Hons), QTS   PE & Games, Geography
William Davis  BA (Hons), QTS   PE & Games
Fatima Evans  BA (Hons), PGCE   French
Kim Flack  BA (Hons), QTS   SEN
Lynne Gosson  BSc (Hons), PGCE   Head of Science
Sally Gribble   Special Needs Assistant
Rachel Grundy  BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS   Laboratory Technician
Georgina Harington  GNVQ   Classroom Assistant
Lindsey Harris  BA (Hons), PGCE   Head of Classics
Mark Hayward  BA (Hons), MA, PGCert, FRSA   Head of English, Librarian
David Hedgecock  BA (Hons), PGCE, MTh   Head of Mathematics
Louise Holder  BA (Hons), QTS   Science
Caroline Hutchings  QTS, MSc   Science, Key Stage 2 Science Co-ordinator
Ann Jago  LL.B (Hons), Barr.  PGCE   English, RS
Jane Johnson  MA (Hons), PGCE, MEd   French, English
Louise Lawton  Cache Level 3 Diploma   Special Needs Assistant
Julia Lytollis  BEd (Hons), QTS   Class Teacher Year 3
Angela Miller  BA (Hons), PGCE   Head of RS, Mathematics
Rebekah Palmer  BA (Hons), PGCE   SENCO
Brent Peal  BSc, PGCE   Head of Geography
Veena Pillai  BSc, MSc, QTS   Head of ICT
Ian Rees  BA (Hons), PGCE   Design & Technology 
Nicholas Rosenthal  BA (Hons), QTS   English
Thomas Simonis   Classroom Assistant
David Simpson  BEd (Hons), QTS   Head of Boys Games
Jacqueline Smithard  BA Primary Education   Classroom Assistant
Fiona Taylor  BMus (Hons), PGCE   Director of Music
Imogen Thornton-Pickering  BA (Hons)   Games, History
Sarah Thornton-Pickering  AENA, ASA, TEFL   Head of Girls Games
Mary Wareham  BA (Hons), PGCE   Head of French
Helen Wells  BA (Hons), PGCE   Class Teacher Year 3
Jan Whittle  LTCL, Dip ABRSM   Music Administration
Lucy Williams  BA (Hons), QTS   Mathematics, Key Stage 2 Mathematics Co-ordinator

Pre-Prep Department 
Fauzia Afzal  BA, QTS, Early Childhood Studies   Class Teacher Year 1, Literacy Co-ordinator
Georgina Aspinall  NVQ Early Years   Teaching Assistant, Tree Tops After School Care Manager
Diana Barnett  QTS, Cert Ed   Special Needs 
Eve Black  BA (Hons), QTS   Class Teacher Year 1
Joanne Birch  NNEB Childcare Cert   Teaching Assistant Year 1, Nursery Nurse, Librarian, Tree Tops After School Care Assistant
Melissa Brown  BEd (Hons)   Class Teacher Nursery
Rachel Charlton  BA (Hons), QTS   Class Teacher Reception
Sophia Davis  BA (Hons), QTS   Class Teacher Year 2
Kay Gillespie  BA Ed (Hons), STA   PE & Games
Annabel Glasspool  BEd (Hons)   Class Teacher Nursery 
Julianne Grigg  NNEB   Nursery Nurse
Maria Harding  NNEB Childcare Cert   Nursery Nurse
Rachel Hare  NNEB   Teaching Assistant Year 2, Tree Tops After School Care Manager, Breakfast Club Manager
Suzanne Harrison  BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS   Class Teacher Reception
Michelle Hollingsworth  BSc Hons, QTS Early Years   Class Teacher Reception
Sarah Hurl  BSc (Hons), PGCE   Class Teacher Reception, Senior Teacher
Laura Jones  BA (Hons), QTS   Class Teacher Year 2
Julia Kelly   Special Needs Assistant
Gill Liddiard  NNEB, PPA   Teaching Assistant Reception, Tree Tops After School Care Assistant
Lynn Matthews  Foundation Degree in SEN, Higher Level Teaching Assistant, NVQ Early Years   Special Needs Assistant
Janet McIntosh  BA Ed (Hons), ALCM Dip Piano   Music 
Chloe Nock  BA Primary Education, QTS   Class Teacher Year 1
Sally  Pinner-Terry  City & Guilds Childcare   Teaching Assistant Reception, Tree Tops After School Care Assistant
Helen Richardson  MA, BEd (Hons), Montessori Dip   Support Teacher
Anna Ruddy  HND Sports and Leisure, Montessori Early Years Dip   Nursery Nurse
Heather Scrivener  Associates Degree (USA)   Teaching Assistant Year 1
Kirsty Thompson  NVQ 3 Early Years Childcare & Education   Teaching Assistant Year 2, Tree Tops After School Care Assistant
Sian Westen   Teaching Assistant Year 2

Administration Staff
Sue Christmas   Bursar's Office Secretary
Mary Dey  HND Bus & Fin   Finance Assistant
Jane Langley-Holmes   Headmaster’s PA 
Lucy Penry  CIPD   Pre-Prep Department Secretary
Vicky Sturgess  Dip PES   Prep Department Secretary & Receptionist

Facilities Team
Victoria Blair   Facilities Manager
Jeffrey Duke   Groundsman
Silvio Genco   Gardener
John Vogel   Caretaker

IT Department
James Harding   IT Network Manager

Caroline Nicholson SEN   Matron
Rowena Wilson RGN, RSCN   Matron

GAP Students
Meg Archer
Ned Halmarik
Dan Leitch
Ella Mercer Black

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