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Our Staff

Leadership Team

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

Deputy Head and Head of Senior School
Mr Paul Chapman BEd (Hons), Keele University – appt 2006  |  Mathematics  |  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (Senior and Middle Schools)

Deputy Head Learning and Teaching
Mrs Jessica Johnson BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE, Universities of Southampton and Greenwich – appt 2016  |  Geography

Deputy Head Pupil Welfare and Designated Safeguarding Lead (whole school)
Ms Adrienne Cooper BA (Hons), MA, PGCE, West London Institute of Higher Education and University of Sussex  – appt 2018  |  English 

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

Head of Junior School
Mr Kevin Dobson BA (Hons), St Mary’s University College – appt 2018  |  General Subjects  |  Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (Junior School)

Deputy Head of Junior School
Mrs Katie Bonham Carter MA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of St Andrews and Kingston – appt 2007  |  General Subjects  |  Designated Safeguarding Lead (Junior School)

Heads of Department

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

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

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

Design Technology
Ms Amy Downing BA (Hons), PGCE
Nottingham Trent University – appt 2019

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

English
Mr Andrew Dobbin MA (Cantab)
Emmanuel College, Cambridge - appt 2009  |  Year 8 Form Teacher

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

Geography
Mr Jonathan Lloyd BSc, PGCE
University of London, King’s College and Buckingham University – appt 2019

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

Mathematics
Ms Katharine Bratton BSc (Hons), PGCE
Newcastle University – appt 2018 

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

Theology, Philosophy and Religion
Mrs Rita Remis BEd, BA, MA
Australian Catholic University and Heythrop College, University of London – appt 2018  |  Year 8 Form Teacher

Science
Mr Andrew Chambers BSc (Hons), PGCE
The Queen’s University of Belfast and Manchester Metropolitan University – appt 2019

Sport
Mr Christopher MacFarlane BSc (Hons), PGCE
Leeds and London Metropolitan Universities – appt 2009

Senior and Middle School Teaching Staff

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

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

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

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

Ms Megan Early BA, MA
École Internationale Bilingue – Victor Hugo and University of San Diego  |  Year 4 Class Teacher  |  General Subjects

Mr James Goldsmith BA (Hons), PGCE
University of Sussex and Buckingham University – appt 2018  |  English and Sport

Ms Leonie Lachlan BA, MA, Diploma in Drawing
Newcastle University, Royal College of Art and the Royal Drawing School – appt 2018  |  Year 6 Form Teacher  |  Art and Pottery

Ms Susann Leslie BSc (Hons), Teaching Diploma
Victoria University – appt 2017  |  Head of Assessment, Data and Reporting  |  Science

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

Mrs Vlona Metrama BSc (Hons), PGCE
Universities of Prishtina, Westminster and Middlesex – appt 2017  |  Mathematics

Mrs Francesca Mindell BA (Hons), PGCE
University of Manchester and Roehampton University – appt 2015  |  Year 4 Form Teacher  |  English  |  General Subjects  |  Head of Life Skills

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

Mr John Padden BS (Hons), PGCE
Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey and London Arts Consortium – Goldsmiths appt 2019  |  English and Drama

Ms Lisa Parkes BA (Hons), PGCE
Bristol Polytechnic and Middlesex University – appt 2018  |  Year 8 Form Teacher  |  French

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

Mrs Sarah Schofield BA (Hons)
Cornell University – appt 2013  |  English

Mrs Sophie Stones, BA (Hons), PGCE
Lancaster University and The Open University appt 2017  |  Year 5 Form Teacher |  French

Mr Jonathan Stringer
- appt 2014  |  PE and Games

Mr Barry Williams BEd
Queensland University of Technology – appt 2016  |  Head of Year 6  |  PE and Games

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

Junior School Teaching Staff

Year 3
Mrs Anna Ullathorne MSc Ed, BA (maternity leave)
Bank Street College of Education and University of Oregon – appt 2014  |  Head of Year 3  |  General Subjects

Ms Tessa Burr BA, PGCE
University of Cape Town – appt 2019  |  Year 3 Class Teacher  |  General Subjects

Mrs Robyn McLachlan BCom, PGCE
Universities of Cape Town and South Africa – appt 2019  |  Year 3 Class Teacher |  General Subjects

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

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

Ms Chloe Taylor BA, PGCE
Universities of East London and Goldsmiths – appt 2017  |  Year 2 Class Teacher |  General Subjects

Ms Charlotte Barritt BA (Hons), PGCE
University of Sussex and Goldsmiths College – appt 2018  |  Year 2 Class Teacher  |  General Subjects

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

Ms Suzy Cole BA (Hons), PGCE
University of Durham and IoE – appt 2018  |  Year 1 Class Teacher  |  General Subjects

Ms Krystal King BEd
Curtin University – appt 2018 
 |  Year 1 Class Teacher  |  General Subjects

Reception
Ms Janine O’Higgins BEd (Hons)
The Queen’s University of Belfast – appt 2015  |  Head of Reception  |  General Subjects  |  Designated Safeguarding Lead (EYFS)

Mrs Lily Lee BA, PGCE
Universities of Leeds and Roehampton – appt 2016  |  Reception Teacher  |  General Subjects

Specialist Subject Teachers – Junior School
Ms Geraldine Garnier, Degree in English Language, Literature and Civilisation, PGCE
University of Poitiers  appt 2015  |  French (part-time)

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

Ms Anna Toots BSc (Hons), PGCE
University of Wales, Aberystwyth – appt 2002  |  Science Junior and Middle Schools

Student Teachers
Mr Joe Isitt BMedSc, MSc
University of Birmingham – appt 2018  |  Science and Sport

Mr Jack Jones FdA
Middlesex University – appt 2015

Mr Alexi Mavroudis BA (Hons)
University of Hertfordshire – appt 2017

Mr Sela Peter BA, BSc
Universities of Bournemouth and East London – appt 2016 

Teaching Support Staff

Ms Tracey Buss  |  Teaching Assistant Middle & Senior Schools

Ms Natalie Kallend, CACHE Level 3 Childcare and Education (part-time)
Barnet College –  appt 2017  |  Teaching Assistant Year 3

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

Ms Kamila Marszalek, BA (Hons), CACHE Level 3 Childcare and Education
University of Portsmouth and St Francis Xavier College –  appt 2018  |  Teaching Assistant Year 1

Ms Rachel O’Reilly BA
Southampton Solent University –  appt 2018  |  Teaching Assistant Year 3

Mrs Sara-Jayne Raynor Wilson, CACHE Level 3 Early Years
Montessori Certificate – appt 2005  |  Teaching Assistant Reception

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

Ms Sacha Talbot-Dunn, City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma
Westminster Kingsway - appt 2016  |  Teaching Assistant Year 1

Ms Josephine Woodforde - appt 2015  |  Teaching Assistant Reception (part-time)

Learning Support Staff

Ms Grace Mac Sweeney BA (Hons), PGCE  |  Head of Learning Support (part-time)
University College Dublin and Institute of Education – appt 2008

Mrs Emily Holmstoel BA (Hons), PGCE  |  Head of Learning Support (maternity cover) (part-time)
University of Hertfordshire – appt 2019

Mrs Danielle Fobel BA (Hons) (part-time)
Universities of Birmingham and Middlesex – appt 2019

Mrs Nicola Gill Cert Ed (part-time)
Middlesex Polytechnic – appt 2000

Mrs Mina Hazemi BSc (Hons) (part-time)
University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology – appt 2004

Mr Paul Millburn-Fryer BEd (part-time)
Kingston Polytechnic – appt 2018

Ms Susie Wesson BEd (part-time)
West Sussex Institute of HE – appt 1988

Assistant Teachers

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

Administrative Staff

Finance Director and Clerk to the Governors – Mrs Varsha Patel
Assistant Bursar – Ms Eva Leckie

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
Registrar – Ms Lucy Naylor
Community Partnership Manager – Ms Ann Cross
External Relations Administrator – Mrs Bonnie Hughes
Major Gifts Manager – Mrs Jackie Lancaster (part-time)

Head of Human Resources – Ms Rachel Seghers
Human Resources Administrator – Ms Natalie Howe

Headmaster’s PA – Mrs Susie Armes
Receptionist/Administrator (Senior School) – Ms Liz Patterson

Junior School Secretary – Mrs Penny Slater (job-share)
Junior School Secretary – Mrs Lindsey-Anne Shah (job-share)
Receptionist/Administrator (Junior School) – Mr Fauzan Zainuddin

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

ICT Manager – Mr Bartek Sulek
ICT Support Technician – Mr James O’Connor

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

Middle School Receptionist/Teaching Assistant – Ms Alena Misurova
Middle School Receptionist – Ms Jana Kovicakova (part-time)

Librarian – Dr Nicola Luckhurst (part-time)

Science Technician – Mrs Mariyana Geneva

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

Senior School Liaison
Mr Tim Telfer Cert Ed
Maria Grey College – appt 1998

November 2019