Who's Who

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A full staff list for 2019/20 can be found below.

For more information or for any queries, please contact us either by telephone (01367 870700) or by email. The School Receptionists, the School Secretary, or the Headmaster's PA will be very happy to help put you in touch with the appropriate member of staff.

HeadmasterMr James Thompson, BA (St Mary's) QTS

Senior Leadership Team

BursarMr A Hamilton, BEng (Bath) MCMI

Deputy Head: Mr N Armitage, BA (UEA), PGCE, PSHCE

Assistant Head (Academic): Mr B Leullier, BA (Lille), MSc (Lille, Stafford), PGCE

Assistant Head (Pastoral), Senior Tutor (Boys): Mr R J G Clarke, BA (Canterbury), QTS

Assistant Head (Professional Development), Senior Tutor (Girls): Mrs L Davies, BEd (Sheffield), PGC SEN, PGC SpLD, AMBDA

Head of Middle School: Mrs J Veness, BSc (Miami), PGCE

Head of Pre-Prep & Head of Early Years: Mrs J Blythe, BA (PTE) (Oxford Brookes), QTS


Mr J Avery, BSc (Oxford Brookes), PGCE, House Parent, PE, Games
Mrs J L Avery, BSc (Oxford Brookes), PGCE, House Parent, Pre-Prep

Teaching Staff
Miss A Blanchard, BSc (UWE Bristol), Head of PE, Girls' Games, Deputy House Parent
Mrs C Bickell, BSc (Bath), PGCE, MEd, EAL, French, Latin
Mrs K Bolt, Upper School Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Boswell, BA (PTE) (Oxford Brookes), QTS, Head of COGS, English, Maths, History
Miss L Botsford, BED (Bedfordshire), Pre-Prep
Miss P Bradfield, BA (Aberystwyth), PGCE, Head of Drama
Mrs L Brodley, PGCE, Pre-Prep
Mr S Brown, BSc (Cheltenham & Gloucester), Boys’ Games
Mrs E Chamier-Williams, BA (Durham), PGCE, Pre-Prep Learning Support
Mrs K L Clarke, BSc (Leeds), QTS, Head of DT
Mr R L Cleaver, BA (Newcastle), MA (Worcester), PGCE, Head of Maths, Head of Examinations
Miss S Coles, BA (Exeter), Pre-Prep
Miss A Collier, BSc (Birmingham), PGCE, Pre-Prep
Miss J Collignon, MSc (Orléans), Science Technician
Mr D Crook, BSc (Cardiff Metropolitan), Graduate Sports Assistant
Miss F Crook, BSc (Durham), PGCE, Head of Geography
Mrs S Dale, BSc, (Harper Adams), DT Technician, Assistant Librarian
Mrs S Dams, BA (Sheffield), PGCE, OCN L3 (BDA), PGCAEP Literacy Difficulties, Learning Support
Mrs E Dickins, BCom (Birmingham), Librarian
Mrs J Du Plessis, PDA, Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Mrs E Dupee, DT Teaching assistnat
Miss S Ewins, ARCM, Dip RCM perf, PGCE, Director of Music, Head of Performing Arts
Mrs A Eykyn, BA (Newcastle), PGDME, Forest School Leader, Teaching Assistant
Mrs G Farrow, Nursery Teaching Assistant
Miss T Ferguson, BA (St Mary’s), Middle School
Miss G Finney, BSc (Lancaster), PGCE, Pre-Prep
Mrs J Fisher, BA (Newcastle) PGCE, Pre-Prep
Mrs H Flower, BSc (Open University), Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Mrs D Footring, BA (Lancaster), PGCE, Middle School
Mrs J Galbraith, BA (London), Nursery & Pre-Prep French, Middle School Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Godfrey, BA (Manchester) Middle School Teaching Assistant, Learning Support
Mrs R Golding, BSc (Glos), PGCE, Games
Mr M D Hargreaves, BA, PGCE, CPSE, Head of History, Head of Scholarship, Science
Mrs E Heppell, MA, BA(Hons), ACIM, AInstLM, Pre-Prep Music
Mrs A Hiscock, CACHE Level 3 Diploma, Nursery Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Hughes, BA (Bard College), MA (Chicago), PGCE, Head of English
Mrs S Hughes, Middle School Teaching Assistant
Mr J Kennard, BSc (East Anglia), PGCE, Science, Head of Current Affairs, Head of Activities
Mrs D S Landray, BSc (York), MSC (Oxford), PGCE, Head of Science
Mrs A Lings, BEd (Oxon), Head of Nursery
Mrs A Lord, Montessori Dip Ed, Diploma Dyslexia (Kingston), Head of Learning Support
Mrs C Marnham, BA (Bristol), PGCE, Head of French, Latin
Mr C McCully, BA (Liverpool John Moores), QTS, Director of Sport
Miss S A Middleton, GRNCM, PGCE, Head of Art, English
Mr J Morton, BEC Higher Nat Cert (Manchester), Boys’ Games
Mrs G Newman, BA (Birmingham), PGCE, Girls’ Games, PE
Miss Victoria O'Callaghan, BA (University College Roosevelt), PGCE, Middle School
Mrs H Owen, DipTeach (Brisbane), Girls' Games, PE
Miss P Patel, BEd (Hertfordshire), PGCE, Middle School
Mrs R Pickering, BA (Exeter), PGCE, Head of RS
Mrs J Preece, BSc (UWE Bristol), Girls’ Games
Mrs C Rich, BA (Durham), PGDip (LCPDT), Head of Creative Marketing
Mrs Petra Richards, BA (Brookes), Teaching Assistant, Middle School
Mrs K V Ricks, BSc (Brunel), PGCE, Girls' Games
Miss Chloe Riley, BA (Warwick), PGCE, English
Mrs E Rogers, BSc (Cardiff), PGCE, Middle School
Mr T Rose, BA (Leeds Beckett), DTLLS, Head of Digital Learning & Development
Mrs E Rundle, BSc (Open University), MBPsS, Learning Support, Pre-Test Coordinator
Mr J Rundle, BA (SAE Institute), Teaching Assistant, School Photographer
Mrs J L Russell, BEd (Newport), Maths, Geography, ICT
Miss E Smith, Level 3 Diploma, HLTA, Middle School Librarian, Middle School Teaching Assistant
Mrs Judith Sharifi, Level 3 Diploma, HLTA, Pre-Prep
Mrs K Steenaart, CACHE Level 3 NVQ, Nursery Teaching Assistant
Mr J Towers, Law (Glamorgan), PGCE, Maths
Mr M Waller, BA (Wales), MA (Nottingham), Head of Latin, Head of Assessment
Mrs R Walsham, CACHE Level 3 Diploma, Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Ward, BA (East Anglia), PGCE, Maths, History & Learning Support
Mrs T Watson, BA (Anglia Polytechnic University), PGCE, Maths, English, French
Mrs C Wilsdon, CACHE Level 3 Diploma, Nursery & Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Miss T Woodd, Teaching Assistant, Middle School

Non Teaching Staff 

BursarMr A Hamilton, BEng (Bath) MCMI
Assistant Bursar: Mrs J Brown
Director of Admissions and Marketing: Mrs P Johnson
Head of External Relations, Events and HR Manager: Mrs H Lloyd
PA to Headmaster, Academic Administration: Mrs K Everatt
School Secretary: Mrs J Claverley
Receptionists: Mrs V Thomasson and Mrs V Argles
Accounts Assistant: Mrs H Wilson
Accounts Assistant: Mrs T Jenkins
Head Nurse: Mrs F Lines, RGN, Nuco First Aid Instructor
Nurse: Mrs A Codrington, RGN, Diploma Occupational Health, Nuco First Aid Instructor
Resident House Tutor: Miss H Joseph-Green
Matrons: Mrs D Pargeter, Miss E Smith
Estate Manager: Mr R Farrow Dip RSA and Grad IOSH

Estates Staff: Mr A Amaral, Mr J Esplin, Mr G Davies, Mr M Hobbs
Manor House Cleaning: Mrs H Rowland, Miss S Hutt 
Laundry: Mrs K Titcombe

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'The social development of pupils is outstanding at all ages. This is evident in the harmonious relationshsips that exist between pupils as well as with the teaching staff and other adults in the school.'

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