Teaching Staff List

Executive Leadership Team

HeadmistressMrs Jo Duncan MA (St Andrews)
BursarMr Mark Mackenzie Crooks BSc (Oxford Brookes), MSc (Cranfield), MBA (Cranfield)
Deputy Head (Academic)Miss Emily Boswell MA (Oxon)
Deputy Head (Pastoral) / DSLMrs Vicky Fawkes BA (Swansea)
Deputy Head (Strategy and Operations)Mr Nick Woods MA, MEng (Cantab)
Director of Sixth FormMrs Jacky Tidbury MA (Cantab), NPQSL
Director of Safeguarding and Pupil Welfare DesignateMiss Sophie Blunt BA (Kent), MSc (Bucks New)
Director of PeopleMrs Sophie Harle MA (Cantab), MSc (University of London)

Wider Leadership Team

Director of AdmissionsMs Laura Chell
Director of Communications and MarketingMrs Sian Rees-Evans BSc (UEL), PhD (KCL), ACIM
Director of Curriculum DevelopmentMr Matthew Welch MEng (Cantab)
Director of DevelopmentMs Robin Sharp BA (Denison, USA), MA (Oxon)
Director of Digital LearningMr John Doherty BSc (MMU), MA (Nottingham), MA (Liverpool)
Director of FinanceMr Jon Chatterton BSc (Hull)
Director of InternationalMr Jason Gregory BSc (London Guildhall), MA (UCL)

Housemistresses

JuniorMiss Lucy Crampton MEng (Hull)
AirlieMiss Claire Flynn BSc (Anglia Ruskin)
BarryMs Avani Hurribunce BSc (South Africa)
ButlerMiss Lauren Monteil BSc (Manchester)
CampbellMs Charlotte Dorme MMath (Exeter)
CloisterMrs Lucy Akers BA (Dunelm), MEd (Cantab) [Maternity Leave]
Mrs Jessica Woodward BA (Essex) (DDSL) [Maternity Cover]
Pitt (Senior Housemistress)Miss Helen Allen BA (Brunel)
Rubens (DDSL)Miss Cat Hoyle MA (Edinburgh), MEd (Cantab)
ShelburneMiss Sarah Phillips BMus (Royal Northern College of Music)
Wendover (DDSL)Miss Sophie Blunt BA (Kent), MSc (Bucks New)
ClarenceMs Rebecca Sparks MA (Cantab)

Heads of Section

Director of Sixth FormMrs Jacky Tidbury MA (Cantab), NPQSL
Deputy Head of Sixth FormDr Stephen Goward BA (Surrey), MA (North London), MSc (Wales), PhD (Oxford Brookes)
Deputy Head of Sixth Form (Enrichment)Ms Emma Bowen MA (Oxon), MA (London)
Deputy Head of Sixth Form (Clarence Housemistress)Ms Rebecca Sparks MA (Cantab)
Head of Upper School (UIV-UV)Mr Luke Wildgoose BA (York)
Deputy Head of Upper School (UIV-UV)Mrs Margot Wood BA (Sydney), MNatRes (New England, Australia)
Deputy Head of Upper School (UIV-UV)Miss Ricki Stevens BEd (Plymouth Marjon)
Head of Lower School (UIII-LIV)Mrs Sally-Ann Harbour BSc (UCL), MSc (UCL)
Deputy Head of Lower School (UIII-LIV)Miss Sophie Dubois BA (Exeter)

Departments

*Part Time

Art

Head of Department: Miss Kay Williams BEd (Leeds)
Miss Isabella Wilson BA (London), MA (Southampton)
*Mrs Claudia Phipps BA (Sunderland), MA (Sunderland)

Classics

Head of Department: Dr Christina Tsaknaki BA (National and Kapodistrian, Greece), MSt (Oxon), PhD (Cantab)
Miss Emily Boswell MA (Oxon)
Miss Rachel Franks MA (Cantab), MA (Manchester)
Miss Tara Strange BA (Leeds)
Mr Oliver Murphy MA (Oxon)
Miss Charlie Pemberton MA (Cantab), MPhil (Cantab)
Mrs Jacky Tidbury MA (Cantab), NPQSL
*Mrs Katharine Harrison MA (Oxon)

Co-Curricular Activities

Head of Activities and Trips: Mrs Fiona Gee BSc (UWI)

Computer Science

Head of Department: Mr Adrian Porter BSc (East Anglia), MA (Reading)
Miss Lucy Crampton MEng (Hull)
Mr John Doherty BSc (MMU), MA (Nottingham), MA (Liverpool)
Mr Ka Ho Wong BSc (Hong Kong)

Cookery

Head of Department: Miss Kay Williams BEd (Leeds)
Mrs Yuki Brien
*Mr Tom Dimmock BA (Bournemouth)
*Mrs Hilary Horne

Design and Technology

Head of Department: Mr Richard Simonot BA (Middlesex)
Miss Helen Allen BA (Brunel)
Miss Lucy Crampton MEng (Hull)
Mr John Doherty BSc (MMU), MA (Nottingham), MA (Liverpool)
*Mr Howard Haughton CertEd (London), BEd (London)

Drama

Head of Department: Mr James Harrington BA (Brighton)
Ms Christina Jones BA (Birmingham), MA (Manchester Met)
Ms Louise Maddison BA (LIPA)
Mrs Jessica Woodward BA (Essex)
*Mrs Amanda Terrill BA (Arts Ed London)
*Mrs Katie Thorpe LLAM (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art), LALAM (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art)

Economics and Enterprise

Head of Department: Mrs Alison Kiln MA (Cantab), MBA (Imperial)
Mr Tom Startup MA (Oxon), MPhil (UCL)

English

Head of Department: Mr Sam Lenton MA (Cantab)
Second in Department: Mrs Amy Taylor-Davis MA (Oxon) [Maternity Leave]
Head of Libraries: Mrs Hannah Rogers-Green BA (Queen’s, Belfast)
Miss Cat Hoyle MA (Edinburgh), MEd (Cantab)
Mr Sam Joyce MA (Oxon)
Ms Hannah Killow MTeach (Western Australia) [Maternity Cover]
Miss Marie Millwood BA (Birmingham) 
Ms Susannah Morrisby BA (Exeter)
Ms Konstantina Pritsou BA (Southampton), MA (Bristol)

Geography

Head of Department: Mr Simon Bannister BSc (Bristol), MA (St Mary’s)
Mrs Lucy Akers BA (Dunelm), MEd (Cantab) [Maternity Leave]
Mr Sam Russell BA (Nottingham)
*Mrs Margot Wood BA (Sydney, Australia), MNatRes (New England, Australia)

History of Art

Head of Department: Ms Emma Bowen MA (Oxon), MA (London)

History, Government and Politics

Head of Department: Mr Neill George BA (Dunelm)
Mrs Vicky Fawkes BA (Swansea)
Mr Edward FitzGerald BA (York), MA (York), LLB (University of Law)
Dr Stephen Goward BA (Surrey), MA (North London), MSc (Wales), PhD (Oxford Brookes)
Mr James Jones BA (Sheffield), MA (Sheffield)
Dr Emma Lorimer MA (Oxon), MSt (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)
*Mrs Gillian Evans BA (Cardiff)
*Mr Luke Scott (BA (Oxon)
*Mrs Charlotte Shilling MA (Cantab), MEd (Cantab)
*Ms Jackie Teale MA (Royal Holloway)

Learning Enhancement

Head of Department: Mr Gareth Cadman BA (Sheffield)
*Ms Valerie Bayne
*Mrs Carole Fawcett
*Mrs Anastacia Johnson
*Dr Dawn Leslie MSci (UCL), PhD (UCL)
*Mrs Ewa Steven

Mathematics

Head of Department: Dr Iain Wallwork MSc (Birmingham), PhD (Birmingham)
Second in Department: Mrs Geraldene Compton BA (Oxford Brookes)
Dr Catharina Carlemalm Logothetis MEng, PhD (Stockholm, Sweden)
Miss Stephanie Clarke BSc (Queen’s, Belfast)
Miss Charlotte Dorme MMath (Exeter)
Mr James Graham MMath (Newcastle)
Mrs Sally-Ann Harbour BSc (UCL), MSc (UCL)
Ms Avani Hurribunce BSc (South Africa)
Mrs Stephanie George BSc (Dunelm)
Mr Matthew Oliver BSc (Bath)
Miss Sarah Phillips BMus (Royal Northern College of Music)
Mr Amar Sidhu BSc (Manchester)
Mrs Sinead Try BSc (Queen’s, Belfast)
*Dr Shemila Mirza BSc (Royal Holloway), PhD (Royal Holloway)
*Mrs Jane Staddon BSc (York)

Modern Languages

Head of Department/Head of French: *Ms Lucy Nott MA (Cantab), DipTransloL (Institute of Linguists)
Head of German: Mrs Marney Dworkin MA (Cantab)
Head of Spanish: Mr Luis Fuentes Olea MA (UNIR)
Head of Chinese: Mrs Xiaoyan Wan BA (Nanjing, China), MA (Nanjing, China), MA (UCL)
Mrs Gema Christian BA (Cantabria, Spain)
Miss Sophie Dubois BA (Exeter)
Miss Annabella Figueira, Licence (Paris Nord, France)
Miss Anna Juliette-Hamilton MA (Cantab)
Ms Sophie McIvor BA (Dunelm)
*Mrs Chiara D’Andrea-Brion BA (Chieti G. D’Annunzio, Italy), MA (UCL)
*Mrs Liya Brown BA (Teachers’ Institute, Kazakhstan), MEd (Toledo, USA)
*Mrs Rosa De Segundo BA (Navarre, Spain)
*Ms Agnes Dodwell BA (Middlesex), Diploma (Reutlingen, Germany), CertTESOL (Trinity College London)
*Mrs Laura Flores BA
*Ms Yinghua Han BA
*Mrs Mireille Lavollee
*Mrs Trinidad Medina-Garcia
*Mrs Ikuyo Miyamura BEd (Oita, Japan), MA (Monash, Australia)
*Mrs Yasmina Mokhtari BSc (Compiègne, France)
*Ms Xiaoli Pan BA (Zhejjang, China), MA (UCL)
*Mrs Xiu Pan BA (Nanjing, China), MA (Nanjing, China), CertEd (Bedfordshire)
*Mrs Deepti Vashishth MA
*Ms Elena Woods BA (Oxon)
*Ms Qin Wang BA (JiangXi), MA (SOAS) [Maternity Leave]

Music

Director of Music: Mr Stefan Reid MA (Oxon), MMus (Surrey)
Assistant Director of Music: Miss Sarah McClure BMus (Wales), MA (Birmingham Conservatoire), FTCL
Head of Strings: Mr Gonzalo Acosta
Head of Woodwind and Brass: Mr David Ledingham DipTCL (TCL), Advanced DipRAM (RAM)
Graduate Resident: Mr Daniel Pattenden BA (Leeds Conservatoire)
Piano, Organ: Mr Nicholas Robinson ARCO (RCO), LRAM (RAM)
Piano: *Mr David Alexander BMus
Brass: *Mr Marcus Bates BA (Birmingham Conservatoire), ABSM
Piano: *Mrs Maja Bilic BMus
Cello: *Mr Pavlos Carvalho BA, PGDip
Strings: *Mr Jiafeng Chen BMus (RCM), MA (Juilliard, USA)
Violin, Viola: *Ms Guillermina Chivite BMus (RCM), MMus (RCM)
Singing: *Miss Melissa Davies BMus (KCL), MA (Trinity Laban)
Singing: *Ms Joanne Edworthy BMus (RNCM)
Piano: *Dr Alexander Flood MA (Oxon), MMus (London), PhD (London)
Clarinet, Saxophone: *Mrs Melanie Foster BA (KCL), BMus (TCL)
Oboe: *Mrs Deborah Goodyer BMus, PGDip
Recorder, Flute: *Miss Rachel Helliwell DipRCM (RCM), PGDip (Guildhall)
Flute: *Miss Clare Jefferis PGDip (RCM), BMus (RCM)
Piano: *Dr Alexander Karpeev DMus, MMus (Perf)
Singing: *Mrs Lucy Knight MA (Cantab), MMus (Guildhall)
Violin: *Ms Emma Lake BA (York), MA (York), MA (RAM)
Piano: *Mr Jack Lambert BMus (TCL), MMus (RAM), LRAM (RAM)
Piano: *Mr John Lenehan ARCM (RCM)
Singing: *Ms Natasha Marsh BA (Birmingham), PGDip (RCM)
Acoustic and Electric Guitar: *Mr Richard McKee
Piano: *Mr Michael McMillan BSc (Dunelm), DipARCM (RCM) DipFRSM
Piano: *Ms Mina Miletic BMus, MMus (Belgrade, Serbia), PGDip (RAM), LRAM
Saxophone, Clarinet: *Mr Paul Nathaniel ALCM
Singing: *Miss Chloe Pardoe
Piano: *Mr Hugh Petter BA
Violin: *Mrs Nathalie Plews BMus (RNCM) LRSM
Violin, Viola: *Miss Emily Pond BMus (RNCM), DipRAM MA (RAM)
Harp: *Mrs Emma Ramsdale ARAM, GRSM, DipRAM, ARSM
Percussion: *Mr Jason Reeve MMus, BA
Guitar: *Mr Jeffrey Rodrigues BMus
Singing: *Mrs Gillian Ross
Violin, Viola: *Miss Thea Spiers BMus (RNCM)
Trumpet: *Mr Giles Straw BA (Kingston)
Cello: *Mr Simon Trentham BA (Birmingham Conservatoire)
Bassoon: *Mrs Louise Watson BMus, LRAM, PGDip
Piano: *Mr Nathan Williamson BMus (Guildhall), MMus (Guildhall), MMA (Yale, USA)
Singing: *Mr Jonathan Wood BA (KCL), MSc (KCL), LRSM

Physical Education

Director of Sport: Mrs Sophie Bryett-Windle BSc (De Montfort) [Maternity Leave]
Miss Ruby Smith BSc (Bath) [Maternity Cover]
Assistant Director of Sport: Miss Rebecca Millard BSc (UC Birmingham)
Assistant Director of Sport: Mr Nigel Greenall HND (Cheltenham and Gloucester) [Maternity Cover]
Head of Sport Performance: *Mrs Alison Earnshaw-Punnett BA (Sheffield Hallam)
Miss Claire Flynn BSc (Anglia Ruskin)
Mrs Fiona Gee BSc (UWI)
Miss Hannah Hanks BA (Dunelm) [Maternity Cover]
Miss Alexandra Hedley BEd (Edinburgh)
Miss Gemma Ketley BSc (Cantab)
Miss Lucy Smith BSc (Brunel)
Miss Ricki Stevens BEd (Plymouth Marjon)
Miss Lettie Tay BSc (Bath)
*Mrs Flick Hermsen
Trampoline: *Ms Karen Bunyan
Tennis: *Mr Paul Delgado
Kickboxing: *Mr Peter Edwards
Swimming: *Mr Joe Evans
Fencing: *Mrs Jacqueline Faulkner
Swimming: *Mr David Gee BSc (Wales), MSc (Cardiff Met)
Squash: *Mr Scott Handley
Karate: *Mr Michael Harris
Athletics: *Mr Alan Hewson
Ballet: *Ms Catherine Kirby Dip (Royal Academy of Dance)
Dance: *Miss Sarah-Lise Lavender BA
Netball: *Ms Ailsa Maddock BSc (East Anglia)
Trampolining: *Mr Michael Morris
Strength & Conditioning: *Mr Zack Mills
Ballet, Dance: *Mrs Natalie Redman [Maternity Leave]
Fencing: *Mr James Roberts BFA
Ballet: *Miss Rachel Ware
Modern, Tap: *Miss Helen White ISTD, CIDE

Religious Studies

Head of Department: Mrs Amelia Khan MA (Oxon)
Miss Emily Boswell MA (Oxon)
Mr Timothy Davies BA (Nottingham)
Mr Kamaljit Puwar BA (KCL), MA (Exeter)
Mr Luke Wildgoose BA (York)

Science

Director of Science and STEM: Mrs Sue Buxton BSc (Dunelm)
Head of Physics: Dr Darragh Corvan MSc (Queen’s Belfast)
Head of Chemistry: Mr James Young MEd (Cantab), MSci (Cantab) 
Head of Biology: Mrs Elizabeth Wallace BSc (Bath)
Head of Psychology: Miss Lauren Monteil BSc (Manchester)
Dr Rebecca Dawber MA (Cantab), MSc (Sussex), DPhil (Sussex)
Dr Levi Fernandez BSc (KCL), PhD (London)
Dr Sharon George BSc (Women’s Christian College, India), MSc (Madras Christian College, India), PhD (St Andrews)
Mrs Antonia McNeill BSc (UCL)
Miss Bethan Rowley BSc (Sheffield)
Miss Krutika Sunil BSc (UCL), MA (UCL)
Mr Matthew Welch MEng (Cantab)
Mr Matthew Whiteley MA (Cantab)
Mrs Sally Wright BSc (Manchester)
*Ms Sarah Coen BA (KCL), MA (Bristol)
*Ms Laura Chapman BSc (Sussex)
*Mrs Catherine Dowdall MMathPhys (Warwick)
*Ms Charlotte Hutchings BA (Oxon) [Maternity Leave]
*Mr Alex Kyles-Brown MSci (Dunelm)
*Mrs Anna Roberts BSc (Warwick), MSc (Oxon)
*Mrs Hannah Thomas BSc (Southampton) [Maternity Cover]
*Ms Rachel Wilson MSc (York)