Our Staff


Governors

Chairman – Mr. M. Saltmarsh
Vice Chairman – Mr. P. Sanders
Education – Mr. N. Buckland
Finance – Mr. R. Collings
Health & Safety – Mr. L. Bird
Methodist Independent Schools Trust – c/o Mr. D. Humphreys
Mr. A. Bowes
Mr. H. Monro
Dr. F. Gillies
Revd. S. Leigh
Mr. P. Lockyer
The Revd. Canon G. Thompson

Heads of School

Head of Upper School – Mr. J. Sanders BSc Hons GTP
Head of Lower School – Mrs. F. Lovett BA Hons

Boarding House Staff

Ruddle Housemaster – Mr. S. Clewley BSc Hons PGCE
Pollard Housemaster – Mr. N. Law BA Hons PGCE
Pyke Housemistress – Mrs . F. Goode Cert Ed
Boarding Compliance Manager/Ruddle Houseparent/Pyke Assistant Housemistress – Mrs. L. Clewley
Ruddle Deputy Housemistress – Miss H. Little
Ruddle Assistant Housemistress – Mrs J. Aliberti
Ruddle Assistant Housemistress – Mrs. A. Hawkins
Ruddle Assistant Housemistress – Miss. A. Way
Pollard Deputy Housemaster – Mr. I. Burnett
Pollard Assistant Housemaster – Mr. C. Deakes
Pollard Assistant Housemaster – Mr. J. Sanders
Resident Staff – Miss. C. Moore
Pyke Deputy Housemaster – Mr. S. Willetts
Pyke Assistant Housemaster – Mr. G. Drake
Resident Staff – Mr. A. Goode

Prep School Teaching Staff

Head of Prep School / Year 6 – Mr. M. Foale BEd Hons, MSc
Year 5 – Mrs. J. Partridge BA (Hons) PGCE
Year 4 – Mrs. S. Johnstone BA (Hons)
Year 3 – Mr. S. Willetts BA (Hons)
Pre Prep 1 & 2 – Mrs. D. Jones BA Ed Hons Cert SPLD
Kindergarten – Ms. H. Thompson Diploma (Montessori)

Classroom Assistants

Mrs. T. Brock B Ed
Mrs. L. Clewley
Mrs. L. Kirby
Mrs. S. Willis-Butcher

Coaching Staff

Games Coach – Mr. A. Muller
Martial Arts – Mrs. C. Gunning
Martial Arts – Mr. P. Gunning

Peripatetic Music Staff

Brass – Mr. A. Edwards
Drama – Ms. S. Billeter
Flute – Ms. M. Orriss
Guitar – Mr. A. Duncan
Guitar – Mrs. V. Skull
Percussion – Mr. O. Marriott
Piano – Mrs. R. Newitt-Snow, BSc (Hons), MA, LRSM
Piano – Mrs. R. Cornish
Saxophone – Mr. S. Smith
Singing – Mrs. R. Slater-Lyons
Violin – Mrs. C. Frith

Cover Staff

Mr. G. Seaton
Mrs. L. Hansen
Mr. P. Mahoney
Miss. R. McGuire

Gap Students

Mr. L. Kingwill
Miss. L. Trask

Maintenance & Grounds Staff

Estate Manager – Mr. G. Darby
Head of Maintenance – Mr. M. Skinner*
Groundsman – Mr. M. Douglas
Groundsman – Mr. A. Poole
Maintenance – Mr. M. Hopkins
Plumber – Mr. S. Booker
General Duties Assistant – Mr. A. Prades
Casual Maintenance Labourer – Mr. J. Weale

Minibus Drivers

Mr. P. Coleman
Mr. H. Davies
Mr. C. Gaden
Mrs. J. Whiting

* Denotes Head of Department

Senior Staff

Headmaster – Mr. S. D. Weale MA (Oxon)
Deputy Head Pastoral / Head of Boarding / Designated Safeguarding Lead
– Mr. M. Newitt BSc Hons PGCE
Deputy Head Academic – Mrs. E. Bearpark LLB
Head of Prep School – Mr. M. Foale BEd (Hons), MSc
Bursar & Clerk to the Governors – Mr. B. Horn ACMA ACIS CGMA

College Chaplain

Mr. T. Aldridge BA Hons

Senior School Teaching Staff

Art* – Mr. A. Barlow BA Hons SIAD Dip AD LSDC PGCE
Art – Mrs. D. Wahl
Biology – Mr. K. Petley
Business Studies* & Economics – Mr. L. Oxenham BA Hons PGCE MSc
Chemistry* – Mr. G. Drake BSc
Chemistry – Mr. G. Day
English* & Drama* – Mr. R. Wolverson BA Hons PGCE
English – Mr. I. Burnett BA
English/Media*/Charity Co-Ord/DDSL – Mrs. F. Lovett BA Hons
English – Mr. J. Pomroy BA Hons, PGCE, M.Ed
English as a Second Language* – Mrs. A. Vassilaki BA Hons
MFL – Mrs. L. Garnett BA Hons
Director of Sport* – Mr. A. Steel BSc Hons GTP
Boys’ Games/PE/Head of Rugby/Business Studies – Mr. J. Sanders BSc Hons GTP
Boys’ Games/PE/History – Mr. N. Law BA Hons PGCE
Girls’ Games/PE/Geography – Mrs. K. Burges BA Hons
Head of Football & Cricket – Mr. A. Bryan
Geography – Mr. M. Newitt BSc Hons PGCE
Geography* – Mrs. L. Douglas BA HMS, UDE
Head of Science – Mr. S. Clewley BSc Hons PGCE
History*& RS* – Mr. M. Rogers MA Hons BA Hons PGCE
History & RS – Mrs. B. Usher BA Hons, PGCE, MA
ICT* – Ms. M. Davies BSc Hons MSc
Learning Support* – Miss. L. Body BA Hons PGCE NASENCo Award
Learning Support Assistant – Mrs. S. Chappell
Learning Support Assistant – Mrs. K. Clarke RSA Spld Cert
Learning Support Assistant – Mrs. A. Rideout
Library – Mrs. J. Welby BA Hons MCLIP
Mathematics – Mrs. E. Bearpark LLB
Mathematics – Mrs. C. Cardoo BSc Hons PGCE
Mathematics* – Mr. S. Trask B Eng Hons PGCE
Music* – Mr. K. Parker GRSM
Mathematics / Music / Assessment Co-Ord – Mrs. L. Parker GRSM LRAM PGCE
PGCE Student – Miss. A. Way
Modern Languages / UCAS / Careers* – Mrs. J. Aliberti BA Hons PGCE
Modern Languages* – Mrs. C. Fanet BA MA PGCE
Physics* & Maths – Mr. M. Palmer BEng Hons PGCE
PSHE – Mr. M. Newitt & Mrs. F. Lovett
Psychology* – Dr. F. Gillies Bsc, Psy.D, MSc
Science & Learning Support Assistant – Mr. C. Deakes
Science – Miss. H. Little BSc Hons

Administrative Staff

Director of International Recruitment – Mr. R. Barnes
Examinations Officer – Mrs. L. Garnett
Finance Assistant – Mrs. J. Gilhespy
Finance Assistant – Ms. V. Hooton
Finance Co-ordinator – Mrs. S. Letchford
Headmaster’s P.A. / Registrar – Miss. N. Giddy
Health and Safety Coordinator – Mrs. A. Stairs
Human Resources Manager – Mrs. A. Stairs
IT Admin Support – Mrs. J. Gilhespy
Prep School Academic Administrator – Mrs. F. Goode Cert Ed
Prep School Learning Support Coordinator – Mrs. K. Clarke RSA Spld Cert
Marketing Manager – Mr. M. Charman
Project Manager – Mrs. S. Day FCCA BSc Hons
Receptionist – Mrs. A. Bryan
Science Technician – Mrs. K. Cursons BSc Hons, PGCE
School Medical Officer – Dr. A. Howlett
Senior School Nurse – Mrs. R. Odlin, BSc
Systems Manager – Mr. D. Balman
Uniform Shop – Mrs. J. Gaden

Catering Staff

Mr. M. Kingsland*
Mrs. M. Ager
Mrs. A. Barker
Mrs. B. Birmingham
Mrs. J. Bromhead
Mrs. L-M. Francis
Miss B. Geary
Mrs. P. Hancock
Mrs. Z. Hooper
Miss. K. Kingsland
Miss. H. Mathews
Mrs. P. Mobsby
Mrs. V. Pitcher
Mrs. C. Priest
Miss L. Priest
Mr. L. Rafferty
Mrs. J. Skuse
Mrs. M. Taylor

Housekeeping Staff

Mrs. M. Buckman*
Mr. A. Buckman
Mrs. A. Andrew
Mr. B. Collins
Mrs. L. Catton
Mrs. J. Curno
Mrs. D. Durrant
Mr. A. Geen
Mrs. A. Hawkins
Mrs. L. James
Mrs. K. Lewis
Mrs. P. Parkinson
Miss. A. Pearce
Mrs. R. White