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Our Staff

Leadership Team

Headmaster
Mr Christopher Godwin BSc (Hons), MA  
Universities of Loughborough & Durham – appt 2013 | Geography and Current Affairs

Deputy Head Pastoral
Mr Paul Chapman BEd (Hons), Keele University – appt 2006 | Mathematics

Deputy Head Learning and Teaching
Miss Olivia Buchanan BSc (Hons) MEd, PGCE, Universities of St. Andrews & Cambridge – appt 2013  |  Geography

Head of Middle School & Head of History
Mr Richard Gordon BA (Hons), University of West of England – appt 2000 | History

Head of the Junior School
Miss Kirsty Anderson BA (Ed), Exeter University – appt 2001 | General Subjects

Deputy Head of Junior School
Mrs Katie Bonham Carter MA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of St Andrews & Kingston – appt 2007 | Year 2 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Heads of Department

Head of English and Drama
Mr Andrew Dobbin MA (Cantab), Emmanuel College, Cambridge – appt 2009 | Year 8 Form Teacher

Head of Classics
Mr Robert Grant Classics BA (Hons), PGCE,  Universities of Bristol and Surrey – appt 2017  |  Year 8 Form Teacher

Head of French
Mr Robert Clarke BA (Hons), PGCE, Lancaster University – appt 1993  |  Year 8 Form Teacher

Head of Geography
Mrs Jessica Johnson, BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE, Universities of Southampton and Greenwich – appt 2016 | Geography  |  Year 8 Form Teacher

Head of Computing and Digital Learning
Mr Christopher North BSc, PGCE, Royal Holloway – appt 2015  |  Head of Year 5  | Year 5 Form Teacher

Head of Mathematics and Head of Assessment, Data and Reporting
Dr Sarah Essex MA (Cantab), PhD, PGCE, Trinity Hall, Cambridge & Institute of Education – appt 2012  | Mathematics

Head of Science and Head of Academic Enrichment
Miss Laura Byrne BSc (Hons), PGCE, University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin – appt 2014 | Science

Head of Learning Support
Miss Grace Mac Sweeney BA (Hons), PGCE
University College Dublin & Institute of Education – appt 2008

Director of Music
Dr Willem Steyn BMus, MMus, DMus, HED, University of South Africa, University of Port Elizabeth & North West University – appt 2010

Head of Design Technology
Mr Tim Telfer Cert Ed, Maria Grey College – appt 1998 | Head of Year 6 | Year 6 Form Teacher

Head of Art
Miss Abbie Luck BA Fine Art (Hons), PGCE, Nottingham Trent University – appt 2009

Director of Sport
Mr Christopher MacFarlane BSc (Hons), PGCE, Leeds & London Metropolitan University – appt 2009 | PE & Games

Senior and Middle School Teaching Staff

Miss Marianna Baschiera BSc, PGCE
University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University – appt 2016   |  Teacher of Science  |  Life Skills Co-ordinator (Senior School)

Mr Anthony Buss BSc (Hons), PGCE
Universities of Loughborough & Portsmouth – appt 2012  |  Head of Year 7  |  Year 7 Form Teacher  |  English

Mr James Chapman BA (Hons), PGCE
Bournemouth University - appt 2013  |  Mathematics  |  Year 7 Form Teacher

Mrs Catherine Davies LLB (Hons), PGCE
Birmingham University/University of Limoges, Open University - appt 2014  | Year 6 Form Teacher | French

Mr Paul Dean BA, FRCO
Birmingham Conservatoire – appt 1999 | Deputy Director of Music | Chapel Choir | Music

Miss Margot Duncan BA, NZ Dip Teaching
University of Otago NZ – appt 2001  | Head of Year 4  |  Year 4 Form Teacher  |  General Subjects

Mrs Kelly Flitterman BSc (Hons), PGCE
University of Birmingham, St Mary’s College – appt 2007 | Mathematics

Ms Geraldine Garnier, Degree in English Language, Literature and Civilisation, PGCE (maternity leave)
University of Poitiers  – appt 2015 | Year 5 Form Teacher | French

Ms Susann Leslie BSc (Hons), Teaching Diploma
Victoria University  – apt 2017  |   Science

Ms Beth Lewis-Williams BA (Hons), MA, PGCE
Central St Martin’s, Camberwell College of Arts & Middlesex University – appt 2013  | Pottery

Mrs Elizabeth McCaul BA (Hons), MA, PGCE
Universities of Lancaster & Cambridge, Heythrop College – apt 2017  |   Religious Studies

Miss Lorna McDevitt BA (Hons), PGCE
University of East Anglia & Brunel University  – appt 2015  |   English

Mr Paul Martin HDipEd
University of Natal – appt 2008  |   Geography & PE

Mrs Vlona Metrama BSc, PGCE
University of Westminster & Middlesex University – appt 2017  |  Year 5 Form Teacher  |  Maths

Mrs Francesca Mindell BA (Hons), PGCE
University of Manchester & Roehampton University – appt 2015  |  Year 4 Form Teacher  | English | General Subjects  |  Life Skills Co-ordinator (Middle School)

Ms Eilis O’Neill BSEd
University of Limerick – appt 2016  |  Science  |  Year 6 Form Teacher

Mr Will Perry-Parks BA
Roehampton – appt 2014  | Year 5 Form Teacher

Miss Eleanor Piper BSc, PGCE
Universities of Southampton, Institute of Education – appt 2015  |  Year 4 Form Teacher |  General Subjects

Mr Ognjen Soskic BA, PGCE
University College London & Roehampton University – appt 2016  |   Year 7 Form Teacher |  History and Games

Mrs Sophie Stones, BA (Hons), PGCE (maternity cover)
Lancaster University & The Open University  – appt 2017 |  French

Mr Jonathan Stringer
- appt 2014  |  PE and Games

Mr Barry Williams BEd
Queensland University of Technology – appt 2016  |  PE and Games

Dr Christopher Wood BA, PhD, PGCE
Universities of Durham, Liverpool & Cambridge – appt 2006  |  Latin & Greek

 

Mr Sela Peter BA,  BSc
Universities of Bournemouth & East London– appt 2016  |  Teaching Assistant Year 4

Ms Tracey Baxter |  Teaching Assistant Year 4

Junior School Teaching Staff

Miss Anna Helmreich MSc Ed, BA
Bank Street College of Education, University of Oregon – appt 2014  | Head of Year 3  | Year 3 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Mrs Sarah Schofield BA (Hons)
Cornell University – appt 2013  |  Year 3 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Mr Daniel Payne BA (Hons), PGCE,
Universities of London & Northampton – appt 2016  | Year 3 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Miss Teresa Bargent BEd (Hons)
Institute of Education – appt 2001  | Head of Year 2 | Year 2 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Miss Janine O’Higgins BEd (Hons)
The Queen’s University of Belfast – appt 2015  |  Year 2 Class Teacher |  General Subjects

Mrs Sarah Mendoza BEd, MEd
University of London – appt 2003  |  Head of Year 1 |  Year 1 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Miss Rebecca Aldous BA (Hons), PGCE
King’s College London, University of Brighton – appt 2014  | Year 1 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Mr Charlie O’Sullivan BSc (Hons), MEd, PGCE
University of Bath & University of Cambridge – appt 2016  | Year 1 Class Teacher | General Subjects

Miss Laura Todd BA (Hons), PGCE
University of the West of England & University of Brighton – appt 2016  | Head of Reception | Reception Class Teacher | General Subjects

Mrs Lily Lee BA, PGCE
Universities of Leeds & Roehampton – appt 2016 |  Reception Teacher | General Subjects
Mrs Monica Clarke BA (Hons), PGCE
Birmingham University & Universite de Grenoble, Institute of Education – appt 2010 | Junior School French

Mr Daniel Preece BA, Cert Ed
Slade School, Prince’s Trust & Westminster University – appt 2008 | Junior School Art

Mr Patrick Richmond MMus, BA (Hons), LRSM, LLCM
University of Bristol & Goldsmith’s College, London – appt 2015 | Assistant Director of Music (Junior School)

Miss Anna Toots BSc (Hons), PGCE
University of Wales, Aberystwyth – appt 2002 | Junior School Science
Miss Philippa Hales BA
Manchester Metropolitan University – appt 2008 | Teaching Assistant Reception and Year 1

Miss Natalie Kallend, CACHE Level 3 Childcare and Education
Barnet College |  Teaching Assistant Year 3

Ms Alison Lidstone, NVQ Level 3
- appt 2013  |  Teaching Assistant Year 2

Mrs Lizette Saikia BA
University of Kent – appt 2010 | Teaching Assistant Year 1

Ms Sacha Talbot-Dunn – appt 2016 | Teaching Assistant Year 1

Ms Josephine Woodforde - appt 2015 | Teaching Assistant Reception

Mrs Mina Hazemi BSc (Hons)
University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology – appt 2004 | Teaching Assistant Reception | Learning Support Teacher

Mrs Sara-Jayne Raynor Wilson
Montessori Certificate – appt 2005 | Teaching Assistant Reception

Learning Support Teachers

Mrs Nicola Gill Cert Ed, Dip Drama
Middlesex Polytechnic – appt 2000

Mrs Nicole Sutton BEd (Hons), Certificate in Dyslexia, Homerton College, Cambridge – appt 2008

Ms Susie Wesson BEd
West Sussex Institute of HE – appt 1988

Assistant Teachers

Mr Jack Jones – appt 2015

Mr Harry Millburn-Fryer BA (Hons), FdSc, PGA
Universities of the West of England Bristol and Birmingham – appt 2016

Mr Tom Bingham BA
Nottingham Trent University – appt 2017 | Assistant Teacher

School Counsellor

Dr Marta Cioeta BSc(Psych), MA,
University of La Sapienza, Tavistock Centre and Portman NHS Trust – appt 2017

Administrative Staff

Bursar – Mrs Caroline Godfrey
Assistant Bursar – Ms Eva Leckie

Operations Bursar – Mr Nigel McMahon
Clerk of Works – Mr Peter Finn
Catering Manager – Mrs Melanie Casey
Caretaker – School – Mr Freddy Mendoza
Caretaker – Wilf Slack Sports Ground – Mr Mark Dorow

Head of External Relations – Dr Sue Godwin
Admissions Secretary – Mrs Simone Watson
Community Partnership Coordinator – Ms Ann Cross

Human Resources Manager – Ms Rachel Seghers
Human Resources Assistant – Ms Hattie Greinig (part-time)

Headmaster’s PA – Mrs Susie Armes
Receptionist/Administrator (Senior School) – Mrs Bonnie Hughes

Junior School Secretary – Mrs Penny Slater
Receptionist/Administrator (Junior School) – Mr Fauzan Zainuddin

Head of Development – Mrs Sophie Whitworth

Administrative Assistant (Music Department) – Mrs Stella Bagnuoli (part-time)

IT Technician – Mr Bartek Sulek
Assistant IT Technician – Mr Julio Cano Bustos

Senior & Middle School Matron – Ms Liz Irwin (part-time)
Senior & Middle School Matron – Mrs Sue Carlton (part-time)
Junior School Matron – Mrs Janet Freshwater

Middle School Receptionist – Ms Alena Misurova
Middle School Receptionist – Ms Victoria Quinault (part-time)

Alumni – Mr Michael FitzMaurice (part-time)

Science Technician – Mrs Mariyana Geneva

Librarian – Mr Carl Gilbey-McKenzie (part-time)

 September 2017