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A full staff list for 2020/21 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 Academic: Mr B Leullier, BA (Lille), MSc (Lille, Stafford), PGCE

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

Assistant Head (Professional Development), Senior Tutor (Girls), Head of PHSE, Head of Future Schools: 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, Boys' Games
Mrs J L Avery, BSc (Oxford Brookes), PGCE, House Parent, Pre-Prep Supply Staff

Teaching Staff
Miss R Andrew, BSc (Brunel) Graduate Sports Assistant
Mr M Berry, MA (Cantab),PGCE, Pre-Prep
Mrs C Bickell, BSc (Bath), PGCE, MEd, EAL, French, Latin
Mrs A Blanchard, BSc (UWE Bristol), Head of PE, Girls' Games, Deputy House Parent
Mrs K Bolt, Upper School Teaching Assistant, Girls' Games
Mrs K Boswell, BA (PTE) (Oxford Brookes), QTS, EVC, Head of Pre-Test Preparation, English, History
Miss L Botsford, BED (Bedfordshire), Deputy Head of Pre-Prep
Mrs L Brodley, PGCE, Pre-Prep
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
Miss M Costello, BA (Portsmouth) PGCE, MFL Teacher
Mr D Crook, BSc (Cardiff Metropolitan), Graduate Sports Assistant
Miss F Crook, BSc (Durham), PGCE, Head of Geography, Maths
Mrs S Dale, BSc, (Harper Adams), DT Technician, Assistant Librarian
Mrs S Dams, BA (Sheffield), PGCE, OCN L3 (BDA), PGCAEP Literacy Difficulties, Middle School Learning Support
Mrs E Dickins, BCom (Birmingham), Librarian
Mrs J Du Plessis, PDA, Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Mrs E Dupee, DT Technician, Drama Assistant
Miss S Ewins, ARCM, Dip RCM perf, PGCE, Director of Music, Head of Performing Arts, Head of Calendar, Head of Houses
Mrs A Eykyn, BA (Newcastle), PGDME, Forest School Leader, Middle School Teaching Assistant
Mrs G Farrow, Nursery Teaching Assistant
Miss T Ferguson, BA (St Mary’s), Middle School
Mrs J Fisher, BA (Newcastle) PGCE, Pre-Prep
Mrs H Flower, BSc (Open University), Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Foster, BA (Exeter), Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Galbraith, BA (London), Nursery & Pre-Prep French, Middle School Teaching Assistant
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 P Hills, BA (Aberystwyth), PGCE, Head of Drama, Head of Malvern
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 Modern Foreign Languages
Mr C McCully, BA (Liverpool John Moores), QTS, Director of Sport
Miss S A Middleton, GRNCM, PGCE, Head of Art, English
Mrs G Newman, BA (Birmingham), PGCE, Girls’ Games, PE
Miss Victoria O'Callaghan, BA (University College Roosevelt), PGCE, Middle School
Miss P Patel, BEd (Hertfordshire), PGCE, Middle School
Mrs R Pickering, BA (Exeter), PGCE, Head of RS, Head of Bickley
Mrs C Rich, BA (Durham), PGDip (LCPDT), Head of Communications & Creative Marketing
Mrs K V Ricks, BSc (Brunel), PGCE, Girls' Games
Miss C 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, PG Diploma SPLD (dyslexia) (IOE UCL), AMBDA, Learning Support
Mr J Rundle, BA (SAE Institute), Upper School Teaching Assistant, School Photographer, Marketing Assistant
Mrs J L Russell, BEd (Newport), English, Maths, Geography, ICT
Mrs Judith Sharifi, Level 3 Diploma, HLTA, Boarding Tutor
Miss E Smith, Level 3 Diploma, HLTA, Matron, Middle School Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Steenaart, CACHE Level 3 NVQ, Nursery Teaching Assistant
Mrs C Tooze, BEd (Oxford), Upper School Learning Support
Mr J Towers, Law (Glamorgan), PGCE, Maths, Head of Chislehurst
Mr M Waller, BA (Wales), MA (Nottingham), Head of Latin, Head of Assessment, Head of Carswell
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, Middle School
Mrs C Wilsdon, CACHE Level 3 Diploma, Nursery & Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant
Miss T Woodd, Middle School Teaching Assistant

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 T Jenkins
Accounts Assistant: Mrs H Wilson
Events Assistant: Mrs K Cawdron
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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