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Staff List

Headmistress
Mrs E Harrop, BA (Salamanca), MA (Munich), MPhil (Cantab), MA (London)

Italicised names denote Head of Department

Senior Management 

Deputy Heads

Senior Deputy Head (Staff and Special Projects)
Mrs J Venditti , BEng (Swansea)

Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Mrs K N Brice, MA (Cantab)

Deputy Head (Academic)
Mr N Codd, BA (Oxon)

Assistant Head

Assistant Head (Teaching, Learning and Research & Development)
Mr B Chappell, BA (Loughborough), MA (London)

Bursar

Mr A Bubbear, MBA (Open)

Sixth Form

Head of Sixth Form
Miss R Lockyear, BA (Cantab)

Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Miss S Pym, BSc (Bath)
Mrs C Williamson, BA  (Cantab) - Maternity Leave

Senior School

Head of Senior School
Mrs S Gilham, BA (Oxon)

Assistant Heads of Senior School
Ms M Garnham, MA (Sheffield)
Mrs G Hankinson, BSc (Staffordshire)

Lower School

Head of Lower School
Miss J Singleton, BEng (Southampton), Grad Dip (Open), MA (Open)

Assistant Head of Lower School
Ms S Colbourne, BA & PGCE (King's College)

Preparatory School

Head of Preparatory School
Mrs R Hadfield, BA (Dunelm)

Deputy Head of Preparatory School
Mrs L Hall, BA (Bristol), PGCE (Hertfordshire), MA (Herts)

Art 

Miss J Curtis, BA (London, St Martin’s School of Art), ATC (London)
Miss R Brown, BA (Brighton Polytechnic), ATC (London), MA (London)
Mrs M Douglas, Diploma in Art and Design, LSIAD (London)

Classical Languages 

Mr D Themistocleous, BA (Oxon)
Mr C Holland, BA (London)
Ms  V Mackay, BA (Cantab)
Mr S Sharma, BA (Reading); MA (UCL)
Mrs C Williamson, BA (Cantab) - Maternity Leave

Computer Science

Mr D Libby, BSc (West of England)
Miss R Brincat, BEd (ACU, Australia), MEd (CSU, Australia)

Drama
 

Mr S Morley, Dip Acting (CCSD)
Mr C Whyld, BSc (London), MA (RADA)

Economics 

Mr A Kanwar, BA (Oxon)
Mr A C Genillard, BSc (CNAA)

English 

Mr B Ward, BA (The New University of Ulster)
Mrs C Anderson, BA (Newcastle), MPhil (Oxon) 
Ms C Heidensohn, BA (Birmingham)
Mrs H Lambert, BA (University of South Africa)
Ms A Melville, MTeach (Ioe UoL); MA (Goldsmiths UoL)
Ms S Shah, BA (Cantab)
Mrs K Tarring, BA (York) - Maternity Leave

Geography 

Miss E A Moore, BA (Liverpool), FRGS
Ms M Garnham, MA (Sheffield)

History 

Mr J Murray, MA (Oxon)
Ms L Adamson , BA (Nottingham), MPhil (Oxon)
Mrs K N Brice, MA (Cantab)
Mr E Fitzgerald, MA (York)
Miss R Lockyear, BA (Cantab)
Mr M Martyn, BA (Nottingham) 
Mrs G Wayne, BEd (Cantab) (maternity cover)

Mathematics 

Mr T Bateup, BSc (Warwick)
Ms J Addley, MA (Cantab)
Miss E Aquilina, BSc (Malta), MSc (Imperial)
Ms K Brockway, BSc (London), MTeach (London)
Mrs K Gatland, MA (Oxon)
Miss N Ispahani, BSc (York)
Mr P Mercer, BA (Kent)
Miss S Pym, BSc (Bath)
Miss J Singleton, BEng (Southampton), PGCE (Exeter)
Mrs J Venditti , BEng (Swansea)

Modern Languages 

French

Mr G Tyrrell, BA (Oxford Brookes), MA
Ms V Campos, (Provence), MA (Westminster)
Mme N Signeux, English (Orléans), Modern Foreign Languages (Lancaster), FLE

German

Mrs C Humphreys, BA (London)
Mrs S Gopalan MA (Dusseldorf) 
Ms D Lehner

Spanish

Ms A Golzarri de Diego, BA (Pais Vasco)
Ms V Campos, (Provence), MA (Westminster)
Ms M del Mar Yanez Lopez, BA (Pontevedra); MA (Northumbria); BA (Birkbeck, UCL)
Mrs E Harrop, BA (Salamanca), MA (Munich), MPhil (Cantab, MA (London)
Ms M Leturia, BA (Granada), MA (London)

Italian

Miss E Perkins, BA (Leeds)

Chinese

Ms E Garner, BA (York), MA (SOAS), MSc (Manchester)
Mrs F Xiong, BA (Open)

Music
 

Dr S Berryman, BMus (Cardiff), MMus (London), PhD (Cardiff), LRSM, FRSA, FCIEA, FCCT
Ms H Cox, MA (Cantab), ARCM
Miss U Murphy, BMus (Edinburgh), ARCM

Politics 

Miss R Lockyear, BA (Cantab)
Mr J Murray, MA (Oxon)

Physical Education 

Mrs O Helm, BA (Leeds)
Ms K Khosla, BA (Brighton)
Ms S Deadman, BEd (Bedford), MA (Open)
Ms N Stephens, BSc (Brunel)
Ms S Taylor Reid, BSc (Swansea)     
Mrs G Tweed, BEd (Brighton)          

Religion, Philosophy & Ethics 

Mrs K Bullard, MA (Cantab)
Ms S Colbourne, BA & PGCE (King's College)
Mrs R Conway, BA (Cantab), MA (Cantab)
Mrs S Gilham, BA (Oxon)

Science 

Biology

Miss N Brown, BSc (Edinburgh), MRes (Edinburgh)
Mrs J Donald, BSc (Glasgow)
Mr D Leaker, BSc (Sussex)
Dr  W Tibbits, BSc (Edinburgh); PhD (UEA)

Chemistry

Ms K Hotchkiss, MChem (Oxon)
Mr T Aldridge, MSc (Bristol)
Mrs G Hankinson, BSc (Staffordshire)
Ms E Obiri-Darko, BSc (British Columbia, Canada)

Physics

Mr M Wilkinson, BSc (Nottingham)
Ms V Bradford, MPhys (Oxon; MAppSc (Queensland)
Mr P Clarkson, BSc (Manchester), MSc (Open)
Dr J Phelps, BSc (Exeter), PhD (Bristol), MA (Coventry)

Technology 

Mr A Wright, BSc (Bournemouth)
Mr B Chappell, BA (Loughborough), MA (London)
Mr G McDonald, BEd (Edinburgh)
Mrs J Shufflebotham, BA (Sheffield Hallam)

Preparatory School 

Mrs Rachel Hadfield, BA (Dunelm)
Mrs L Hall,  BA (Bristol), PGCE (Hertfordshire), MA (Herts)
Mr M Breslin, BA (Manchester), PGCE (Roehampton), MA (London)
Mrs J Yuen, BA (UCL), PGCE (Roehampton), MA (Liverpool)
Miss R Ranguelova, BA (Open), PGCE (Bucks), MA (London)
Mrs J Latimer, MA (Cantab), GTP (Middlesex)
Miss A Margariti, BA (UOI, Greece), MA Ed (London), QTS
Miss I Gulliver, BA (Exeter)
Miss P Morcillo Ortega, BA (Murcia, Spain), MA Ed (Murcia, Spain), MA (Alcalá de Henares, Spain), QTS
Mrs J Kennard
Mrs T Stokes

Careers & PSHCEE 

Miss E Perkins, BA (Leeds)
Mrs J Shufflebotham, BA (Sheffield Hallam)

Duke of Edinburgh
 

Duke of Edinburgh Co-ordinator
Mr G McDonald, BEd (Edinburgh)

Duke of Edinburgh Assistant Co-ordinator
Mr D Leaker, BSc (Sussex)

Library 

Mrs R Trevor, BA (Manchester); MCLIP​​​​​​

Research 

Ms L Adamson , BA (Nottingham), MPhil (Oxon)
Mr B Chappell, BA (Loughborough), MA (London)
Ms E Heseltine, BA (Cantab), MA (Leicester), BSC (Open)
Ms S Shah, BA (Cantab)

School Counsellors

Ms D Marcus, BA (Tavistock Institute), Dip (Westminster Pastoral Foundation)
Ms C Nancarrow, Dip (Centre for Stress Management, UK), MSc (Goldsmiths College, London)

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) 

Ms K O’Connor, BS (Ulster), Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties (London)
Mrs C Cole, BA (East Anglia), RSA Dip (London)
Ms E Heseltine, BA (Cantab), MA (Leicester), BSC (Open)

Support Staff 

Bursar
Mr A Bubbear, MBA (Open)

Facilities Manager
Mr J Valentine, MBIFM

Administration

Headmistress’ PA
Mrs R Smith, BA (Leicester)

Deputy Heads’ Secretary
Miss J Akinsowon, BA (Nottingham Trent), MA (Nottingham Trent)

Senior Administrative Officer
Mrs V Pyke

Administrative Officer
Mrs N Daykin

PA to the Director of Music & Music Department Coordinator 
Mrs K Brown

Attendance Officer
Ms C Wright, BA (Manchester)

Admissions

Registrar
Ms J Bonthron, BSc (Sheffield), MSc (Newcastle), MBA (London Business School)

Examinations Office

Mr P Clarkson, BSc (Manchester), MSc (Open)

Finance

Finance Manager
Ms S Mitha, FCCA

Finance Officer (Income)
Mrs A Slezak, MA (Poznan, Poland)

Finance Officer (Expenditure)
Mrs T Miah-Rahman, BA (London South Bank)

Marketing, Development & Alumni Relations

Development Manager
Mrs S Farnsworth, BSc (Edinburgh), MInstF

Marketing & Alumni Relations Manager
Miss S Robson, BA (Lincoln)

Marketing Assistant & Media Resources Support Officer
Mr B Campbell-White, BA (Westminster)

Technicians

Drama Technician
Mr A Hill, BA (Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts)

PE Department Assistant & Pool Attendant
Miss E Richards

Visiting Music Teachers 

Marcus Andrews, MM, BMus, MISM
Sue Blair, GRSM and  DipRCM 
Charlotte Brosnan, BA
Tamara Diakow, BMus
Jennifer Fisher, BMus, DipPP (RAM), LRAM
Rob Gurvits, MMus, PGDip, LRAM, HonBFA, ARCT
Jean Ha, BMus, MMus
Sanja Hadzic, BA, MMus
Daniel James, MMus, BMus
Rebecca Knight, MMus, BMus
Ellie Kotzia, Post Grad GSMD, 1st Prix Athens Conservatoire, Post Grad Conservatoire National Supérieur de Paris
Andrew Martin, AGSM
Christina McMaster, MA, BMus
Emma Murphy, BMus, MMus, FTCL, LTCL
Asako Ogawa, MMus GSMD, PGDip GSMD
Daniel Parkin, BMus, MMus, LRAM
Claire Philpott, ARCM
Jules Rendell, BMus GRNCM
Jane Rhind, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL
Eloise Riddell, MA, BMus
Alexandra Soares, MA (Cantab); MPerf GSMD; DMus GSMD
Julia Staniforth, GRSM, LRAM, LTCL
Jamie Thomas, MMus, BMus
Cameron Todd, BMus, LRAM, MMus
Zoe Turner, LTCL, Dip TCL
Matthew White, BMus