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
  • Revd. S. Leigh
  • Mr. P. Lockyer
  • Mr. A. Orchard
  • The Revd. Canon G. Thompson
  • Mrs. L. Priest
  • Mrs. M. Richards
  • Mrs. S. Van Rensburg
  • Dr. M. Welford

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 Housemistress/Boarding Compliance Manager – Mrs. L. Clewley
  • Pollard Housemaster – Mr. N. Law BA Hons PGCE
  • Ruddle Deputy Housemistress – Miss H. Little
  • Ruddle Assistant Housemistress – Miss. H. Bowen
  • Ruddle Assistant Housemistress – Mrs. J. Aliberti
  • Pollard Deputy Housemaster – Mr. C. Deakes
  • Pollard Assistant Housemaster – Mr. G. Drake
  • Pollard Assistant Housemaster – Mr. J. Sanders
  • Pollard Assistant Housemaster – Mr. D. Watkins
  • Pollard Assistant Housemaster – Mr. G. Seaton
  • Pollard Assistant Housemistress – Mrs. A. Hawkins
  • Pollard Assistant Housemistress – Mrs. R. Newitt-Snow
  • Resident Staff – Miss. C. Moore

Prep School Teaching Staff

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

Classroom Assistants

  • Miss. S. Cholwill
  • Mrs. L. Kirby
  • Mrs. S. Willis-Butcher

Coaching Staff

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

Peripatetic Music Staff

  • Brass – Mr. A. Edwards
  • Flute – Ms. E. Jose
  • 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 BA (Hons), MA, LTCL
  • Saxophone – Mr. S. Smith
  • Singing – Mrs. R. Slater-Lyons
  • Violin – Mrs. C. Frith

Cover Staff

  • Mrs. L. Hansen

Gap Students

  • Mr. J. Johnston
  • Miss. M. McCormack
  • Mr. L. Tasker-Hughes
  • Miss. E. Tregier

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
  • Casual Maintenance Labourer – Mr. J. Weale

Minibus Drivers

  • Mr. H. Davies
  • Mr. C. Gaden
  • Mr. G. Seaton
  • Mr. J. Stevens
  • 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
  • Head of Lower School, Deputy DSL – Mrs. F. Lovett BA Hons
  • Bursar & Clerk to the Governors – Mr. B. Horn ACMA ACIS CGMA

Senior School Teaching Staff

  • Academic Support* – Miss. L. Body BA (Hons), PGCE, NASENCo Award
  • Academic Support Assistant – Mrs. S. Chappell
  • Academic Support Assistant – Mrs. K. Clarke RSA Spld Cert
  • Academic Support Assistant – Mr. G. Seaton
  • Art* – Mr. A. Barlow BA Hons SIAD Dip AD LSDC PGCE
  • Art – Mrs. D. Wahl
  • Biology – Mr. K. Petley BSc (Hons),
  • Business Studies* & Economics – Mr. L. Oxenham BA Hons PGCE MSc
  • Chemistry* – Mr. G. Drake BSc (Hons)
  • Director of Sport* – Mr. A. Steel BSc (Hons) GTP
  • Drama & Dance – Mrs. S. James BA (Hons), LRAD, DDI/DDE/QTS
  • English* – Mrs .F. Shamsolahi BA (Hons)
  • English, Media* & Charity Co-Ord/DDSL – Mrs. F. Lovett BA Hons
  • English & Drama*– Mr. J. Pomroy BA Hons, PGCE, M.Ed
  • English as a Second Language* – Mrs. A. Vassilaki BA (Hons)
  • Football* & Cricket* – Mr. A. Bryan
  • Games Boys/PE/Head of Rugby/Business Studies – Mr. J. Sanders BSc (Hons) GTP
  • Games Boys/PE/History – Mr. N. Law BA (Hons), PGCE
  • Games Girls/PE/Geography – Mrs. K. Burges BA (Hons)
  • Geography* – Mrs. L. Douglas BA HMS, UDE
  • Geography – Mr. M. Newitt BSc (Hons), PGCE
  • Graduate Assistant Teacher – Miss. H. Bown BA (Hons)
  • Head of Science* – Mr. S. Clewley BSc (Hons) PGCE
  • History*, RS*, Economics & EPQ* – Mr. M. Rogers MA (Hons), BA (Hons), PGCE
  • ICT* – Ms. M. Davies BSc (Hons), MSc
  • Library – Mrs. J. Welby BA (Hons), MCLIP
  • Mathematics – Mrs. E. Bearpark LLB
  • Mathematics – Mrs. C. Cardoo BSc (Hons), PGCE
  • Mathematics* – Mr. S. Trask BEng (Hons), PGCE
  • Mathematics/Music/Assessment Co-Ord – Mrs. L. Parker GRSM, LRAM, PGCE
  • Mathematics/Economics/Business Studies – Mr. D. Watkins BSc (Hons), PGCE
  • Modern Languages / UCAS*/ Careers* – Mrs. J. Aliberti BA (Hons), PGCE
  • Modern Languages* – Mrs. C. Fanet BA, MA, PGCE
  • Modern Languages – Mrs. L. Garnett BA (Hons)
  • Music* – Mr. K. Parker GRSM
  • Physics* & Maths – Mr. M. Palmer BEng (Hons), PGCE
  • PSHE – Mr. M. Newitt & Mrs. F. Lovett
  • Psychology* – Dr. H. Riley Bsc (Hons), MSc, PhD, D.Clin.Psy
  • Science – Mr. C. Deakes  BSc (Hons)
  • Science – Miss. H. Little BSc (Hons)

Administrative Staff

  • Admissions Assistant – Miss. K. Harvey
  • Director of Admissions and Recruitment – Miss. N. Giddy
  • Examinations Officer – Mrs. L. Garnett
  • Finance Assistant – Mrs. J. Gilhespy
  • Finance Assistant – Ms. V. Hooton
  • Finance Co-ordinator – Mrs. S. Letchford
  • Headmasters P.A. – Miss. N. Giddy
  • Health and Safety Coordinator – Mrs. A. Stairs
  • Human Resources Manager – Mrs. A. Stairs
  • IT Admin Support – Mrs. J. Gilhespy
  • Marketing Manager – Mr. M. Charman
  • Prep School Academic Support Coordinator – Mrs. K. Clarke RSA Spld Cert
  • Project Manager – Mrs. S. Day FCCA BSc Hons
  • Receptionist – Miss. C. Stanbury
  • Science Technician – Mrs. K. Cursons BSc Hons, PGCE
  • School Medical Officer – Dr. A. Howlett
  • School Nurse (Lead) – Mrs. R. Odlin BSc (Hons), SCPHN (School), RSCN
  • School Nurse – Mrs C Reed Dip HE RGN
  • Systems Manager – Mr. D. Balman
  • Uniform Shop – Mrs. J. Gaden

Catering Staff

  • Mr. M. Kingsland*
  • Mrs. M. Ager
  • Mrs. A. Barker
  • Mrs. J. Bromhead
  • Mrs. P. Hancock
  • Mrs. K. Hutchings
  • Miss. K. Kingsland
  • Mrs. P. Mobsby
  • Mrs. V. Pitcher
  • Mrs. C. Priest
  • Miss L. Priest
  • Mrs. J. Skuse
  • Mrs. M. Taylor
  • Mr. K. Wong

Housekeeping Staff

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