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Headmaster

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

Senior Leadership Team

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

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

Assistant Head School Management
Dr Willem Steyn BMus, MMus, DMus, HED, Universities of South Africa and Port Elizabeth and North West University – appt 2010 | Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (Senior and Middle Schools)

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)

Senior Support Team

Head of External Relations – Dr Sue Godwin

Director of Operations – Mr Donal Grant-Stevenson

Director of Finance and Clerk to the Governors – Mrs Varsha Patel
|  Senior Leadership Team  

Head of Human Resources – Ms Rachel Seghers

Mr James Chapman BA (Hons), PGCE
Bournemouth University – appt 2013 | Head of Year 7 (Joint Responsibility)
Year 7 Form Teacher  |  Mathematics

Mr Paul Chapman BEd (Hons)
Keele University – appt 2006 | Mathematics

Mr Dominic Corbett BA, PGCE
University of Nottingham and University College London – appt 2020
Year 4 Class 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

Mr Joe Isitt BMedSc, MSc, PGCE
Universities of Birmingham and Buckingham – appt 2018
Science 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 Beth Lewis-Williams BA (Hons), MA, PGCE
Central St Martin’s, Camberwell College of Arts and Middlesex University – appt 2013
Art

Ms Madeleine Mead-Herbert BA (Hons), PGCE
Oxford Brooks University and University of Oxford – St Anne’s College – appt 2020
English

Ms Veronica Maele BEd, MA
Universities of Malawi and London Westminster – appt 2020
Science

Mr Alexi Mavroudis BA (Hons), PGCE
Universities of Buckingham and Hertfordshire – appt 2017 
PE and Games

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

Ms Lisa Parkes BA (Hons), PGCE
Bristol Polytechnic and Middlesex University – appt 2018
French

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

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

Ms Kim Rocha Pope
University of South Africa – appt 2020
Mathematics

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

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 1

Ms Alison Lidstone, NVQ Level 3
– appt 2013  |  Teaching Assistant Reception

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

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

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 2

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

Ms Josephine Woodforde – appt 2015  |  Teaching Assistant Year 1 (part-time)

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

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 John Padden BA (Hons), BDiv (Hons), PGCE
Guildford School of Acting, University of Surrey, Maryvale Institute and London Arts Consortium – Goldsmiths – appt 2019 |  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 | Head of Year 7 (Joint Responsibility) | Year 7 Form Teacher  |  History and Games

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

Music
Ms Luisa Rosina BMus (Hons)
Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London – appt 2020

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

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

Sport
Mr Christopher MacFarlane BSc (Hons), PGCE
Leeds and London Metropolitan Universities – appt 2009 |  Co-curricular Co-ordinator 

Year 3
Ms Tessa Burr BA, PGCE
University of Cape Town – appt 2019  |  Head of year 3 | 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 Lisa Blair BSc (Hons), MFA, PGCE
Universities of York and London – appt 2020  |  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)

Ms Philippa Hales BA (Hons), PGCE
Manchester Metropolitan University – appt 2020 
Reception Teacher  |  General Subjects

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

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

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

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

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

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 Bursar – Ms Eva Leckie

Facilities Manager – Shazad Sikander
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
Primary School Science Project Lead – Ms Laura Byrne

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

Headmaster’s PA – Mrs Susie Armes

Junior School Secretary – Mrs Penny Slater (job-share)
Junior School Secretary – Mrs Lindsey-Anne Shah (job-share)

Administrative Assistant (Music Department) – Miss Isabel Herschmann (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

Mr Tim Telfer Cert Ed
Maria Grey College – appt 1998

SENIOR SCHOOL

23 Crossfield Road, London NW3 4NU
Office: 020 7722 1700
office@hallschool.co.uk

MIDDLE SCHOOL

54 Eton Ave, London NW3 3HN
Office: 020 7722 1700
office@hallschool.co.uk

JUNIOR SCHOOL

69 Belsize Park, London NW3 4EH
Office: 020 7722 5456
junior@hallschool.co.uk
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