The Staff

Academic Year 2021/2022

Staff List

Executive Director – Mr Mike Farmer BA (Hons), PGCE
Headmaster – Mr Barry Everitt BSc, MEd, PGCE
Deputy Head (Academic) – Mr James Pulford BSc, PGCE
Assistant Head (Pastoral) – Ms Jessica Schembri BA, PGCE
Assistant Head (Academic) – Mr Toby Heaver BSc, MSc (Oxon), PGCE
Head of Lower Prep School – Miss Sarah Gallop BA, PGCE
Director of Finance – Mrs Claire Minikin BA, ACA
Director of Operations – Mrs Victoria Low BSc (Hons), MA, DipTchng

Academic Staff

Mrs Sally Attree BEd – Head of Girls’ Sport, Science
Mrs Amanda Bowen PGCE – Year 1 Class Teacher, Lower Prep Science Co-Ordinator
Mrs Catherine Buckle BA, QTS – Lower Prep French
Mrs Sarah Calpin – Swimming
Mrs Jo Carpenter BA, PGCE – Year 2 Class Teacher, Lower Prep PSHE Co-Ordinator
Mr Marcus Chapman BA, PGCE – English, Head of Year 6, Year 6 Class Tutor
Mrs Isabelle Chan – Nursery Assistant
Mrs Celia Conlan BEd (Hons), MA, Dip SpLD – Mathematics, Year 4 Class Tutor
Mr Danny Cox BA (Hons), QTS – Head of PE, Head of Lower Prep Sport, Head of Football
Mr Rhys Cross BA, MA, PGCE – Head of History, Head of Year 7, Year 7 Class Tutor
Mr Antony Down BSc (Exon), PGCE – Head of Cricket, Clubs Co-Ordinator, Hockey Coach
Mr Charles Doyle-Davidson BSc, PGCE – Head of Geography, , Year 5 Class Tutor, CCF Coordinator
Miss Christine Ebdy BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS – Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Year 7 Class Tutor, Duke of
Edinburgh Scheme Coordinator
Mr Barry Everitt BSc, MEd, PGCE – Headmaster, Reasoning
Miss Edel Fagan BSc, HDip Education – Head of Mathematics Upper Prep School, Year 6 Class Tutor
Mrs Lee-Ann Fletcher-Irving BA (Hons), CACHE Level 3 – Early Years Practitioner
Miss Rebecca Freeman BA – Year 3 Class Teacher, Lower Prep Maths Co-Ordinator
Miss Sarah Gallop BA, PGCE – Head of Lower Prep School
Miss Lori Dowlman – BTeach/BA, QTS – Learning Support Teacher
Mrs Clare Green BA, PGCE – Assistant Head of Lower Prep School, English, Reception Class Teacher
Mrs Alex Glover BA (Hons) – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Hannah Hanson BA, PGCE – Head of Drama
Mr Richard Harris BA, LGSM – Director of Music
Ms Fiona Hart MA (Oxon), PGCE – Mathematics, Assessment Tracking Coordinator, Head of Year 4, Year 4 Class
Mrs Sarah Hastings BA, PGCE – Year 1 Class Teacher, Lower Prep Humanities Co-Ordinator
Mr Toby Heaver BSc, MSc (Oxon), PGCE – Assistant Head (Academic), Year 6 Class Tutor
Mr Jon Hinds BA, PGCE –Director of Digital Strategy and Innovation, Head of Year 8, Year 8 Class Tutor
Mrs Emma Hobson CWDC Level 3 – Pre-Nursery Lead, Swimming
Mr Paul Hodgson BA, MA – Director of Sport
Mrs Meredith Hopkins MA (Cantab), PGCE – Head of English, Year 8 Class Tutor
Mrs Jacky Hurst – Early Years Assistant
Miss Kerry Jones ASA Level 2 – Swimming
Mr William Lamport BA, PGCE – English, Head of Year 5, Year 5 Class Tutor
Mrs Clare Lebus-Smith BEd, OCR Level 5 Dip SpLD – Learning Support Teacher
Ms Melanie Luke BA, CWDC Level 3 – Head of Nursery
Miss Hannah Marsden BSc, PGCE, OCR Level 7 Dip –Learning Support Teacher (maternity leave)
Mr Mike Mellstrom – Head of Skiing, Games
Mr Stuart Minikin BSc, PGCE – Head of Science, Year 7 Class Tutor
Miss Imogen Moore BA, PGCE – Physical Education, Cross Country
Miss Imogen Morgan MA (Cantab), PGCE, QTS – Latin Teacher
Mrs Camilla Mort BA PGCE QTS OCR Level 5 DIP – Learning Support
Mrs Alison Neale – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Bernadette O’Neill BA, PGCE – Reception – Year 3 Teacher
Mr Fergal O’Neill BA, QTS – Head of Football, PSHE, Science
Miss Katrina Parsons DPP Childcare – Teaching Assistant
Mr Michael Peach BA, QTS – Year 4 Class Teacher, Lower Prep ICT Co-Ordinator
Mr Michael Peacock BSc (Hons), PGCE, NASENCO – Head of Learning Support (SENCO)
Mrs Dolores Porcel Martin BA (Hons), CAP – Spanish
Mrs Lulu Prothero BA (Hons) – Head of Early Years, Reception Class Teacher
Mr James Pulford BSc, PGCE – Deputy Head (Academic), Maths
Mrs Claire Rossi CWDC Level 3 – Early Years Practitioner
Miss Osha Ruddock MA – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Felicity Sanders BA (Hons), PGCE – Art, Year 6 Class Tutor
Mrs Emma Sanderson CACHE Level 3 – Early Years Practitioner
Miss Amy Saunders CACHE Level 3 Dip – Early Years Practitioner
Mr Chris Savvides BA (Hons), PGCE (Oxon), QTS – Head of Maths (Senior School), Year 8 Class Tutor
Ms Jessica Schembri BA, PGCE – Assistant Head (Pastoral), French
Miss Sophie Shear BA (Hons), PGCE – Head of Art Mrs
Mrs Amanda Sherazee NNEB – Teaching Assistant
Ms Claire Sinclair BEd – Year 3 Class Teacher, Lower Prep RE & Assessment Co-Ordinator
Mrs Rachel Spooner BA, QTS – English, French, Year 5 Class Tutor
Mrs Nika Stefano DE Primary Education, HDE Junior Primary Education Cape Town, QTS – Reception Class Teacher
Mrs Amanda Stevens BA – Teaching Assistant
Mrs Jennifer Thornton BMus, Dip ABRSM, PGCert, LTCL, ATCL, PGCE – Music
Dr Amanda Verny White BEng, PhD, PGCE – Science, Year 5 Class Tutor
Mrs Sian Watkinson BA (Dunelm) – Classics, Librarian
Mrs Donna Whiting BA (Hons) – Early Years Practitioner
Miss Sophie Yeates – Teaching Assistant

Safeguarding Leads

Ms Jessica Schembri BA, PGCE – Designated Safeguarding Lead
Miss Sarah Gallop BA, PGCE – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Ms Melanie Luke BA, CWDC Level 3 – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Heads of House

Miss Imogen Moore (Borelli)
Mr Fergal O’Neill (Bowen)
Mr Antony Down (Morton)
Mr Jon Hinds (Radford)
Mr Charles Doyle-Davidson (Stokes)
Mr William Lamport (Tylor)

School Nurses

Miss Katie Berry RGN
Mrs Phillippa Smith RGN

School Counsellor

Ms Nikki Kennesion (Valley Trust Counselling Service)


Mrs Annabel Charles – Director of Admissions
Mrs Natacha Menzies – Director of Marketing and Communications
Mrs Sonia Kang BSc, ACTA – Headmaster’s PA
Mrs Ruth Cope BSc, MSc – Admissions Officer
Mrs Sue Codd – School Secretary
Miss Lucie McCambridge – School Secretary


Mr Graham Allen – ISAMS Administrator
Mrs Debbie Hayward BA – Accountant
Mrs Jaine de Voil NVQ Level 2, Laser Learning Award (SpLd) Level 3 – Finance Assistant
Mrs Mrs Claire Emery AAT – Assistant Accountant
Mrs Sandy Kimble – Finance Assistant
Mrs Catherine Norris BTS, ACCA, AAT – Fees Ledger Controller


Mr Mike Mellstrom – Facilities Supervisor
Mr Rob Monks – Facilities and Health/Safety Co-Ordinator
Mr Ashley Smith – Head Groundsman
Mr Max King – Grounds Assistant


Mr Simon Lewis – Cleaning and Minibus Supervisor


Mr Gary Harvey (Catering Manager, Harrisons)
Mr James Henson (Area Manager, Harrisons)

Laboratory Technician

Mr George Austin BSc

Peripatetic Music Staff

Mrs Tschonghie Affonso BMus, MMus – Piano
Mrs Sian Barnes BMus, PGC, RSAMD, PGCE – Cello/Double Bass
Mrs Karen Brewster GRSM, LRAM – Oboe
Ms Nancy Daly ARCM, GRSM – Recorder
Miss Lindsay Dubery BMus, TCM, TCM (Adv) – Bassoon
Mrs Sarah Geddes BA, LGSM – Piano
Mrs Natasha Haysted BA – Saxophone/Clarinet
Miss Beverley Hull BMus (Hons) – Violin/Viola
Mrs Janey Mallin MA, ATCL – Piano
Mrs Elaine Millar BA – Flute
Mrs Debra Morley BMus – Singing
Mr Robert Price ARCM – Brass
Mr Peter Rayner BMus (Hons) – Drums
Mr Dean Smith AGSM Dip – Guitar
Mrs Shirley Weston BMus, GRSM, ARMCM, PGCE – Piano