Senior School Staff

  • Leadership Team

    Mr Matthew Shoults
    MA (Classics) Oxford; PGCE Cambridge

    Senior Deputy Head (Pastoral)
    Mrs R Irwin
    BA (English Literature) Manchester; PGCE (Secondary Education) Roehampton – English

    Deputy Head (Academic)
    Ms M S Copin
    MA (Mathematics) Cambridge; MMath (Mathematics) Cambridge; BA (History of Art) Open University – Mathematics

    Head of Sixth Form
    Dr R Pearce
    BSc Hons (Microbiology), University of Bristol; MSc Applied Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London; PhD London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London; PGCE University of Buckingham – Biology

    Assistant Head (Co-Curricular and Partnerships)
    Mr P Fernando
    BA Hons (European Politics)  University of Nottingham; MLitt Management University of St Andrews; PGCE (Business and Economics) London Institute of Education  – Economics

    Assistant Head (Operations and Digital Strategy)
    Mr F Khan
    BSc (Software Engineering) Coventry University; PGCE (Computer Science) King’s College, London; MA (Education Management) King’s College, London – Computer Science

    Assistant Head (Professional Development and Teaching Standards)
    Miss H Silvester
    BA (English Literature and History) Durham; MA (English) King’s College London; PGCE Buckingham – Head of English

    Director of Finance & Operations
    Ms S Frost

    Director of Marketing & Communications
    Ms R Hasnip


  • Teaching Staff

    Ms A Adam
    MSc (Management of Cultural and Artistic Activities), ESCP (Paris) and Ca Foscari University (Venice); MA (Management), Business School, Nancy; PGCE King’s College, London
    French and German

    Ms H J Adams
    BA (Physics) Oxford; PGCE King’s College, London

    Mr S Ali
    BA Hons (Natural Sciences – Astrophysics) University of Cambridge
    STEM Tutor in Residence

    Mrs E Alonso-Ezbakh
    BA (Spanish Philology, Literature) & C.A.P. (Spanish Postgraduate Certificate in Education), Universidad de Oviedo, Spain; PGCE Greenwich University

    Miss L Archer
    BA Hons (Drama/English) University of Birmingham; PGDIP Advanced Theatre Practice (Performance) & PGCE The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
    Director of Drama

    Ms A Barbosa
    BA (Modern Languages and Literature) Faculty of Arts University of Porto
    Head of Spanish

    Ms H Barnard
    BA (English Studies) University of Exeter; PGCE (Secondary Education) Kings College, London

    Mr A Bennett
    BSc (Sports Science & Geography) St. Mary’s University Twickenham, PGCE University of Buckingham
    Director of Sport

    Mr R Bent
    ASA swimming teacher and coach, STA Tutor, RLSS UK Trainer/Assessor, City & Guilds Training & Assessing D32 D33, Lifesaving Instructor, First Aid Instructor, Pool Plant Technician, Waterpolo coach, Football coach
    Swimming Coach & Instructor

    Dr A Bowditch
    MSc Hons (Mathematics, Operational Research Statistics and Economics) University of Warwick; PhD (Mathematics and Statistics) University of Warwick

    Mrs K Bowness
    BSc (Mathematics) University of Manchester; PGCE (Maths Education) Institute of Education, UCL; MA (Maths Education) Institute of Education, UCL
    Mathematics, Head of Houses, Academic Partnerships Co-ordinator

    Miss N Bradshaw
    BA Hons (Literae Humaniores, Classics) The Queen’s College, University of Oxford, NPQML UCL Institute of Education
    Head of Classics

    Mrs M Bridgewater
    BA Hons (Theology) Bristol University; PGCE & QTS (Secondary) Goldsmiths University of London

    Ms L A Brown
    BSc Hons (Human Sciences) University College London; PGCE (Biology) King’s College; MA Leading Innovation and Change St Mary’s University College
    Head of Science & Biology

    Miss A Burrows
    BSc Hons (Textile Design and Practice) University of Huddersfield; PGCE, QTS, United Teaching & Goldsmiths, University of London
    Design Technology

    Miss E Cagnino
    BA (Fine Art, Painting Winchester School of Art; MA (Interior Spatial Design) Chelsea School of Art; PGCE Canterbury Christ Church
    Head of PSHCEE, Art

    Mrs M-H Collins
    MA Hons (Modern History) Oxford; PGCE, Oxford
    Director of University Admissions and Teacher of History

    Ms M Di Paola
    BA (Fine Art) East London; PGCE Goldsmiths, London
    Design Technology

    Miss E Douglas-White
    BA Hons (Dance & Professional Practice) Coventry; PGCE Roehampton

    Mrs H Drummond
    BSc (Mathematics) Bath; PGCE Secondary Mathematics University of Worcester
    Head of Mathematics

    Miss D Dunkley
    Level 2 Netball Coach; English Premier League Academy Head Coach; B Award Umpire
    Netball Coach

    Mrs A Duns
    BSc (Chemistry) Christchurch NZ; Dip Teaching Christchurch, NZ

    Miss C Dupont
    BSc Hons (Mathematics) University of Bath, PGCE (Secondary Maths) University of Bath

    Mrs C Eastwood
    BA (English Literature) Sussex, PGCE (Secondary English) UCL

    Mrs C Elderkin
    MA (Philosophy & Theology) Oxford; PGCE King’s College, London
    Philosophy, Religion & Ethics

    Mr T Rodgers Endersby
    BA (English) Trinity College Dublin; MSt (Literature 1830-1914) Oxford

    Miss S Farmer
    BFA (Fine Art) University of Oxford; MA (History of Art) Courtauld Institute
    Head of History of Art

    Miss E Finch
    BA Hons (History) University of Bristol

    Mrs R Fisher-Black
    BA (Fine Art Painting) Sir John Cass School of Art, London; PGC (Interior Spatial Design) Chelsea School of Art; PGCE (Art and Design, Secondary Education) UCL Institute of Education, London
    Head of Art

    Mr O Futter
    BA (Design) UAL; GTP Institute of Education
    Head of Design Technology

    Mr I Gallagher
    BSc Hons (Biology) University of Bath; PGCE Institute of Education, UCL

    Miss F Gamberini
    Diploma di Scuola Superiore (Foreign languages and cultures – English, French and Spanish) Liceo Linguistico Malpighi (BO, Italy); BA (Modern Language and Literature – English & Mandarin) Bologna City University; MA (Modern Chinese Literature) School of Oriental and African Studies
    Deputy Head of Sixth Form, Mandarin and PRE

    Miss H S Goodsell
    BA Music (York); PGCE (Cambridge); OLY (Beijing)
    Director of Music

    Miss R Gordon
    BA (History) Nottingham; PGCE Institute of Education, London
    Teacher of History, Debating Coach, Teaching & Learning Development Lead

    Miss A Greenslade
    BA (QTS) (Sports Studies /Religious & Theological Studies) St Mary’s University College

    Mr H Guthrie
    BA (Music) Trinity College, University of Cambridge
    Head of Choral Music

    Mrs T Hall
    MA Distinction (Masters in Specific Learning Differences Dyslexia) University College London; BEd Hons (Bachelor of Education Degree) University College London; OCR Level 5 and OCR Level 7 Assessment Practising Certificate University College London
    Head of SEND/SENDCo

    Miss M Hanbury
    MA (English Literature) Edinburgh; PGCE Roehampton

    Mr C Head
    BMus (Vocal Performance) Guildhall School of Music and Drama; MA (Vocal Performance) Royal Academy of Music; LRAM (Teaching of Singing) Royal Academy of Music

    Mr S Hegarty
    BSc (Psychology) University of Bristol; PGCE (Secondary Science) St. Mary’s University
    Head of Psychology

    Miss E Holmes
    BA (English and Biblical Studies) Sheffield; PGCE (Warwick)
    Senior Pastoral Lead, English

    Ms A Hopkins
    BA (Chinese Studies), PGdipEd; MA in Applied Professional Studies in Education, University of Sheffield
    Head of Mandarin

    Miss L Hunter
    BA (War Studies) King’s College London; Postgraduate Certificate (Psychodynamic & Humanistic Counselling) Goldsmith’s, University of London; (PGCE (Secondary History) Nottingham University
    Head of History & Politics

    Mr R Hutchinson-Ratcliffe
    BSc Hons (Mathematics), King’s College London; Level 2 (Swimming Teacher) ASA 
    Swimming Coach

    Mrs N Issa
    Bsc Hons (Computer Science) University of Greenwich; PGCE (Computing) Brunel University
    Head of Computer Science

    Mr B Jenkins
    BSc (Physics), Imperial College London; PGCE (Physics) Institute of Education 
    Head of Physics

    Ms F Johnson
    MChem University of Edinburgh; QTS Canterbury Christ Church
    Head of Chemistry

    Mrs S Johnson
    BA (RS and Educational Studies) University of Gloucestershire; PGCE Roehampton
    Philosophy, Religion & Ethics

    Ms J King
    MA (Chinese) Oxford; PGCE (Secondary) Lancaster; MEd Open University; BDA Diploma in Dyslexia Assessment & Intervention

    Dr R Klimt
    BA Hons (English Language and Literature) Oxford; MA (Medieval and Renaissance Studies) (Distinction) University College London; PhD (English Language and Literature) University College London
    Deputy Head of Sixth Form, English

    Mr E Lai
    BEng (Environmental Engineering) University of Queensland; PhD (Chemical Engineering) University of Queensland; (Cert IV in TESOL) TAFE Queensland

    Mr R Lawrence
    BEng (Acoustical Engineering) University of Southampton; PGCE Goldsmiths College, University of London; MSc (Learning and Teaching) Oxford
    Head of Engineering, Physics

    Dr S Li
    BEng Warwick; DIC; PhD London; PGCE Oxford
    Assistant Examinations Officer, Mathematics

    Ms M Z Li
    BA (English Literature/Foreign Languages) Taiwan; MA (Applied Linguistics) University of Wales; MPhil (Theatre Studies) Glasgow; PGCE Goldsmiths London

    Miss E Lindsay
    BSc (Marine Biology) Newcastle University, PGCE Newcastle University

    Mr A Livings
    BSc (Geography) Bournemouth; PGCE Sussex
    Head of Geography, Academic Partnership Co-Ordinator

    Ms P MacEwen
    MA Hons (Fine Art) Oxford University; Post Graduate Diploma in Psychology, University of East London; Social Psychology & Child Psychology, The Open University; PGCE (Art & Design), Middlesex University 

    Miss S McLaughlin
    Bachelor of Music Hons, Cardiff University; Master of Performance (Orchestral Artistry), Guildhall School of Music and Drama
    Musician in Residence

    Miss H Millns
    BSc Hons (Sports Coaching), Leeds Metropolitan University; PGCE with QTS, University of Buckingham; Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Netball (QCF)
    Head of Netball, Assistant Director of Sport

    Ms O Motyer
    BSc (Natural Sciences) Durham; PGCE Institute of Education, London

    Miss C Myatt
    BA (English) Cambridge; MPhil (Renaissance Literature) Cambridge; MA (English Education) Teachers’ College, Columbia University

    Miss R Newman
    BPsych Sport (Sport Psychology) Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University; PGCE University of South Africa

    Miss C Parr
    BEd Hons (Geography Biology) Cambridge
    Teacher of Geography and History; Head of Careers

    Mr L Phillips
    MA (Modern History) University of St Andrews; MPhil (Educational Leadership and School Improvement) University of Cambridge; PGCE (History) Durham University 
    Head of History and Politics (maternity cover)

    Ms J Postlethwaite
    BA (History and Political Science) Rice University; MA (Social Studies Education) University of Houston; (Educational Leadership) University of Bridgeport
    Deputy Head of Sixth Form, Geography

    Mr S Piesse
    MA (French and Spanish) Oxford; PGCE King’s College, London
    French & Spanish

    Mrs J Scott
    BEd (Human Movement) Sussex

    Mrs J Schindler-Smith
    MA (German Language and Literature) Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany
    Head of MFL and German

    Mrs J H Sheikh
    MA (French and Spanish) Cambridge; PGCE Bath

    Dr P Sheldon
    BSc (Biochemistry) UCL; PhD Birmingham; PGCE Warwick

    Miss H Silvester
    BA (English Literature and History) Durham; MA (English) King’s College London; PGCE Buckingham
    Head of English

    Mrs J Spencer
    MA (Comparative Literature) King’s College London; PGCE (MFL Secondary Education) King’s College, London
    Head of French

    Miss G Stinson
    MA Hons (Classics) University of Edinburgh

    Mrs M Tavakoly
    BSc (Mathematics) Queen Mary University of London; PGCE (Mathematics Secondary) Southbank University

    Mrs M Tollit
    BA Hons (Classics) Bristol University; PGCE Kings’ College, London; MA (Ancient and Visual Material Culture) Warwick University

    Miss S Vannini
    BSc Hons (Chemistry) University of Manchester; MRes (Drug Discovery and Development: Multidisciplinary Science for Next Generation Therapeutics) Imperial College, London

    Miss C Watkins
    BA Hons (Management) University of Nottingham; PGCE (Business Studies and Economics) Institute of Education, London; MA (Leadership) UCL
    Head of Economics, Enterprise & Innovation Co-Ordinator

  • School Technicians

    Mrs C Asassa
    Design Technology

    Mr B Jevtic

    Mrs S Man

    Miss A Sinclair

    Mrs J Smith

  • Language Assistants

    Ms D Beckerman

    Ms C Lee

    Ms A Donkor

    Mrs B Martinez

    Ms D Massis

    Mrs YM Tang

  • Administration and Support Staff

    Ms S Aharbil
    Examinations & Assessment Manager

    Ms D Ahluwalia
    Finance Analyst

    Mr M Artry
    Chef Manager

    Ms R Baptiste
    Sixth Form Administrator (cover)

    Mr D Barrett
    Premises Manager

    Mrs S Bennett
    Marketing & Communications

    Mr D Coxhill

    Mrs M Denning
    Health, Safety & Welfare Officer

    Mr C Edwards
    Senior Caretaker

    Ms N Frederick
    School Nurse

    Ms S Frost
    Director of Finance & Operations

    Miss F Furtado
    Educational Visits Administrator

    Mrs K Gilbert
    Alumnae Officer

    Miss S Gill
    HR Manager

    Ms P Grew
    Events Co-ordinator

    Ms R Hasnip
    Director of Marketing & Communications

    Mrs B Henry
    Facilities Manager

    Mrs G Howard
    Counselling Lead/Senior Counsellor

    Ms N Keogan
    Lettings & Operations Administrator

    Mrs L Korzheva-Smith
    Learning Support Assistant

    Mr J Kundi
    Finance Manager

    Dr S Letters
    School Librarian & Archivist

    Mrs J Munro
    Sixth Form Administrator

    Mr E Ntuluwaba

    Mr A Parker

    Mr S Patel
    IT Operations Manager

    Ms S Pearce
    Marketing & Communications Manager

    Mrs M Prothero
    Head’s PA, Clerk to the Governors

    Mrs A Ratcliffe
    Senior School Office Manager

    Mr A Razaq

    Mrs B Razaq
    Cleaning Supervisor

    Mrs R Rehal
    Data Manager

    Miss R Roberts
    Attendance Administrator

    Mr B Seleiman
    IT Technician

    Mr D Shah
    IT Technician

    Mr D Sullivan
    IT Technician

    Miss A Sinclair
    Reprographics Technician & Admin Support to DFO

    Mrs E Taylor
    Admissions Assistant

    Ms L Whitaker-Smith
    Head of Admissions

    Miss G Thompson
    Front of House

    Miss K Yik
    Finance Assistant

    Miss C Watkins
    Support to Deputy Heads

    Miss M Watkins
    Bakery Chef Supervisor

Junior School Staff

  • Leadership Team

    Head of Junior School
    Ms K Bevan
    BA Hons (History) Exeter; PGCE Cambridge; MA (CPD for School Improvement) St Mary’s College, University of Surrey

    Senior Deputy Head of Junior (Pastoral and Operations)
    Mrs N Pitt
    BSc (Psychology/Sociology) Brunel; PGCE Leicester; MSc (Ed Psych) UCL

    Deputy Head of Junior (Academic)
    Mrs C Sargison
    BA (English) Gloucestershire; PGCE Gloucestershire

  • Teaching Staff

    Mr G Bansal
    BA (English Literature) University of Westminster; PGCE (Primary Teaching) Institute of Education

    Mrs K Beetge
    BA (English and Drama) University of KwaZulu, South Africa; PGCE UNISA, South Africa
    6B Digital Strategy Lead

    Mrs A Cassar
    MA (Teaching) Monash University; BA Business and Hospitality Management, Victoria University; AdvDip Hospitality Management, Victoria University
    6C Environment and Sustainability Co-ordinator

    Miss T Donegan
    BEd (Primary Education with Literacy and Communication Studies)

    Ms R Doyle
    BA (History/Art History) Christchurch NZ; Dip Teaching Christchurch NZ
    Reception RD; Early Year & Foundation Stage Co-Ordinator

    Miss Z Farrell
    MA (Hons) (English Language & Literature) University of St Andrews; PCGE (Primary) Institute of Education, London
    2F; Assistant Head, Mathematics and Lower KS2

    Mrs K Ferguson
    BA (Teaching) Australian Catholic University, Ballarat; BA (Performing Arts) Australian Catholic University, Ballarat
    3F; PSHE/Trust Consultant Teacher Junior PSHE

    Miss L Maskell
    BA Hons (Politics and Social Policy) York; PGCE Cambridge

    Mrs L McKenna
    BA (English Literature and Performing Arts) (Hons) DeMontfort University; (Straight to Teach) TES Institute; (Supporting Children’s Learning TA) Ealing, Hammersmith and West London College
    Reception RM

    Miss L Parker
    BA (Hons) (Politics and History)  Newcastle University; PGCE (Primary Education with QTS) Edge Hill University

    Mrs E Patel
    MA (French & German Linguistics) Cantab; PGCE St Mary’s

    Mrs V Perrone
    BEd Monash Melbourne; B.Teaching Monash, Melbourne

    Miss R Reed
    BEd University of Stellenboch, South Africa

    Miss E Skipper
    BA (Hons) (History and French)  Trent University, Canada; Additional Qualifications – Primary (Teaching Reception to Year Four) Trent University, Canada

    Mr I Sole
    BA (Cello Performance) Liceu of Barcelona; MA (Cello Performance) Codarts, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten; Currently studying for PhD (Music & Philosophy) University of Aberdeen
    Director of Music

    Miss H Tidey
    BSc Hons (Geography) UCL; PGCE (Primary) Roehampton; MA (Primary Education) UCL Institute of Education

    Mrs S Vao
    Teacher’s Diploma NS Teachers’ College NZ
    Head of PE

    Mrs L Wilson
    BSc (Sports Science) University of Leeds; PGCE Institute of Education
    Assistant Head, English and KS2, 5W Teacher

    Mrs J Woodford
    BSocSci (Politics and Economics Joint Hons) Keele University; PGCE (Primary) Brunel

  • Administration and Support Staff

    Miss S Abdinur
    Teaching Assistant (Year 1) (Maternity leave)

    Mrs G Absoud
    Teaching Assistant (Year 1)

    Miss B Borhani
    Lunchtime Supervisor

    Miss A Cannavacciuolo
    Teaching Assistant (Year 2)

    Mrs M Cullen
    Teaching Assistant (Year 1) (Maternity cover)

    Ms B DaSilva
    Lunchtime Supervisor

    Ms M Fazal
    Lunchtime Supervisor

    Ms R Hardman
    Learning Support Assistant

    Mrs H King-Cline
    Teaching Assistant (Year 3)

    Mrs K Iyaloo
    Teaching Assistant (Year 1)

    Mrs A Lidstone
    Teaching Assistant (Years 4-6)


    Mrs A Nevin
    Teaching Assistant (Reception)

    Mrs A Pietrzycki
    Lunchtime Supervisor

    Mrs K Reed
    PA to the Head (Junior School)

    Mrs H Sandys
    Junior Support Teacher

    Mrs B Sinclair
    Pastoral and After School Club Assistant

    Mrs V Taylor
    Teaching Assistant (Reception)

    Mrs S Youssef
    Lunchtime Supervisor

    Mrs T Vernon
    Teaching Assistant (Year 3)

    Ms K Villalba
    Admin and Welfare Officer


  • Governors

    Charlie Parkin Altman (Chair)

    Katherine Hunt MBBS FRCA FFICM

    Shailina Benning, BA

    Mal Chande, Bsc ACMA CGMA

    Julian Gallant, BA

    Her Honour Vera Mayer, BA, MSc 

    Mark Mathias

    Isabel Tobias, MA, PGCE