Senior Leadership Team                                              Main Teaching Subject


Mrs J A Ross BA (Hons) (Manchester) NPQH




Mr D Martin BSc (Hons) (London)

Deputy Head

Mrs J Kingston BSc (Hons) (Cardiff) MPhil (Bath) 



Head of Preparatory Department

Mrs M Carney BA (Hons) (Galway)


Year 6 Class teacher

Director of Studies, Preparatory Department

Dr H Creber PhD (Cardiff)


Year 5 Class teacher

Assistant Head (Marketing and Communications)

Mr J Dodd BSc (Hons) (Lancaster)

Business Studies
Assistant Head (Academic Transition and Key Stage 3)

Mrs J Deadman BEd (Hons) (Exeter)



Assistant Head (Staff Development)

Mr A Gibb BA (Hons) (Queens)

Director of IT and Systems Management

Miss H Snaith MA (Canterbury Christchurch)


Senior House


Main Teaching Subject

Mr A Adams BSc (Hons) (London) Physics, Chemistry
Mrs E Beasley BA (Hons) (Cambridge) Geography
Miss S Betteridge MA (UCL) Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Latham House Mistress
Mr P Boland B Eng (Hons) (McGill) Head of Science, Physics
Mr S Cox BA (East Anglia) Head of Politics
Mrs J Davison BA (Hons) (Leicester) History
Miss J Dodd (Hons) (Leeds) Head of Sixth Form, Dance
Mrs N Douglass BA (Hons) (Plymouth) Head of Art
Mrs A Durrant BA (Hons) (York) Head of Psychology
Mr P Fernando BA (Hons) (Nottingham) MLitt (St Andrews) Head of Business and Economics
Mrs W Fox MA (Cambridge) Biology
Mrs Z Glenister BA (Hons) (Newcastle upon Tyne) Teacher in Charge of KS4, German, French
Mr J Heath BSc (Hons) (Loughborough) Head of Humanities, Geography
Miss R Hillier BA (Hons) (Sussex) Director of Enrichment, Senior House Mistress, Religious Studies
Miss K Kaaber-Gore BA (Hons) Cumbria English
Mr P Macken  BA (Hons) (Essex) Head of Drama, Head of Co-curricular Learning, Housemaster (Temple West)
Mrs I Martin MA (Cambridge) Biology
Mrs K McMahon BA MPhil PhD (Cambridge) French, Spanish
Mrs E McNally BA (Hons) (University of West of England) Head of English
Miss R Perry BA (Leeds) Head of Physical Education
Mrs J Phillips MA (Beds) Head of Expressive Arts and Director of Music
Mrs F Qureshi BSc (London) Head of Mathematics
Miss K Reid BEd (Hons) Brighton Mathematics
Mrs F Ritchie BA (Hons) Exeter French, Spanish
Mrs E Roberts BEd (Hons) (Sheffield) Head of Food Technology & Textiles, Housemistress (Kirk)
Mrs B Sivaramalingam MA (London) Mathematics
Miss H Snaith MA (Canterbury Christ Church) Director of ICT and Systems Management
Mrs K Stansfield MA (York) Head of History
Mrs G Sugrue BA (Hons) (Northampton) AMBDA PG Cert SpLD (L7) Support for Learning
Mrs B Taylor PGD (Leeds) BA (Hons) (de Montfort) OCR L7 SpLD Head of Support for Learning
Mrs S Taylor BA (Hons) (Kent) MA (Kent) French, Spanish
Miss E Warburton BSc (Hons) (Warwick) Chemistry
Mr C Wild BA (Tuftf, USA) Mathematics
Miss C Wilkins BA (Hons) (St Mary’s University, Twickenham) Physical Education, Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator
Mrs H Williams BA (Hons) (Cardiff) Assistant Head of Sixth Form, Head of Media Studies, English
Mrs T Wingfield MA (Oxford Brookes) Chemistry
Preparatory Department Main Teaching Subject
Mrs A Bishop LLB (Liverpool Polytechnic School of Law) Music Co-ordinator
Mrs S Brereton BA (Hons) (Leicester) Y3 Class Teacher, Mathematics Co-ordinator
Mrs R Brown BA (Hons) (West of England) Art
Mrs S Burton BA (Leeds) Teacher of English
Mrs M Carney BA (Hons) (Galway) Y6 Class Teacher,  Head of Prep Department
Miss G Connell BA (Hull) Y1 Class Teacher
Dr H Creber PhD (Cardiff) Y5 Class Teacher, Director of Studies
Mrs M Desai-Patel BA (Roehampton) Y2 Class Teacher
Mrs L Gibson NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Hemsworth BEd (de Montfort) Y5 Class Teacher, Physical Education and 11+ Co-ordinator
Mrs M Keal Level 4 Dyslexia Certificate Learning Support Co-ordinator
Mrs J Kraushar BSc (Bristol) Science Teacher and Co-ordinator
Mrs E Roche   BSc (Hons) (Leeds) KS2 Art/Design Technology Specialist (Maternity Leave)
Miss R Rose BA (Hons) (Plymouth) EYFS Teacher, Pre Prep Co-ordinator
Mrs T Smith Foundation (Bucks) NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant
Mrs C Stuart-Lee MA (Oxon) French
Miss K Sweeney BA (Hons) (Plymouth) Y4 Class Teacher
Mrs K Williams Higher Level Teaching Assistant Teaching Assistant


Non-Teaching Staff
Mrs Z Arcari BA (Hons) Head of Marketing
Mrs S Chapman MSc (Kings College London) Science Technician
Mrs L Chorley Administration Assistant
Mrs L Dimmock Attendance Officer/Receptionist
Mr C Gutteridge Assistant Caretaker
Mrs S Jenkins Administration Assistant, First Aid Officer
Mrs H Kelly Assistant to the Bursar
Mr D Long Site Manager
Mrs S Murray Librarian
Mrs M Nemec AAT Assistant to the Bursar
Mrs C Panayiotou  BA (Hons) (Kent) Head of Digital Media
Mr R Petersen Caretaker
Mrs Y Rogers Examinations Officer
Mrs C Sylvester PA to the Headmistress
Mrs E Szczerbiak Registrar
CST (IT) Support Staff
Mr S Veleski


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Mrs Jean Ross, and discover
her passion for education
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  • Early Years Taster Session
    5 October 2018 (register to attend)

    Whole School Open Morning
    10am – 12.30pm Saturday 13 October 2018





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