Prep Staff

Academics Year 2021-22

A full list of Prep staff is available as a downloadable PDF:

Prep Staff List (PDF)

Executive Director – Mr M Farmer BA (Hons), PGCE
Prep Headteacher – Mrs S Conrad BA (Hons) Dunelm, PGCE, NPQH
Prep Deputy Headteacher – Mrs D Irons BEd (Hons) Cantab
Director of Pastoral – Miss E Brailsford, BA (Hons)

Academic Staff

Mrs C Armiger Level 3 Dip in Supporting Teaching – Part-Time Teaching Assistant
Mrs D Bishop L3 Cert in Support Teaching – Teaching Assistant
and After School Care Manager
Miss E Brailsford BA (Hons) – Year 2 Class Teacher
Miss B Branfoot BA (Hons) – Year 4 Class Teacher
Mrs C Branfoot BA (Hons) Cantab, PGCE, Dip. in Learning Support – Learning Support
Mrs H Canning BA (Hons) – Year 5 Class Teacher
Mrs L Chapman BA (Hons) – Head of Prep School Languages
Mrs K H Clarke BEd (Hons) – Librarian
Dcn S Conrad BA (Hons) Dunelm, PGCE, NPQH, CCRS – Head of Religious Education and Chaplain
Mrs A Cook Level 3 Dip in Supporting Teaching – Part-Time Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Cooper BA (Hons) – Year 3 Class Teacher
Mrs L Curling NVQ Level 2 Early Years – Part-Time Teaching Assistant
Mrs L De Almeida HDip Ed – Year 6 Class Teacher
Mrs F Farrier FISTC, LC, AC – Swimming Teacher
Mrs J Gibson BA (Hons) – Year 6 Class Teacher, Head of Prep Drama
Mrs M Halliwell BA (Hons) – Part-Time Art Teacher
Mrs C Haymes BA (Hons), Level 3 Dip. CYPW, HLTA, Level 3 Forest School Leader
– Teaching Assistant and Forest School Coordinator
Miss K Hilder BA (Hons) – Year 6 Class Teacher, Head of English
Mrs D Irons BEd (Hons) Cantab – Year 6 Class Teacher, Enrichment & Assessment Lead
Mrs M Kearley BA (Ed) (Hons), QTS – Year 5 Class Teacher
Mrs V McGuigan NNEB, NVQ Level 3 – Part-Time Teaching Assistant
Mrs R New BA (Hons) – Year 3 Class Teacher
Mrs T Pearson MSc, PGCE – Head of Prep Science
Mrs E Pope BA (Hons) – Teaching Assistant and Lower Prep French Teacher
Mrs C Ridulfa BSc (Hons), PGCE – Year 4 Class Teacher, Head of Maths
Miss A Roberts BA (Hons) – PE Teacher (on maternity leave)
Miss S Rippington BA (Hons) – Head of Prep PE
Mrs M Rowcliffe BA (Hons), PGCE – PE Teacher (covering maternity leave)
Mr M Smart – Lead Swimming Coach (Guildford City Swimming Club)
Mrs C Yalden GRSM (Hons) ARCM ARCO PGCE FISM – Director of Music

School Nurses

Ms S Papageorgiou RSCN
Mrs P Smith RGN, Mrs J Curtis

School Doctor

Horsley Medical Centre, East Horsley

School Counsellors

Mrs C Bligh MBACP
Ms K Wilder MBACP


Mrs A Charles – Director of Admissions
Mrs N Menzies – Director of Marketing and Communications
Mrs K Jones BA (Hons) – PA to the Headteacher
Mrs A Nelson BSc (Hons) – School Secretary
Mrs C Acres – Homework Supervisor


Mrs K Babler – HR, PA to the Director of Operations
Mrs J Sladen – Administrative Assistant


Mrs C Minikin BA, ACA – Director of Finance
Mrs D Hayward BA, ACA – Accountant
Mrs J de Voil NVQ Level 2, Laser Learning Award (Spld) Level 3
– Finance Assistant
Mrs S Kimble – Finance Assistant
Mrs C Norris BTS, AAT, ACCA – Fees Ledger Controller
Mrs C Emery BA – Assistant Accountant


Mr S Lewis (Ecogenie Cleaning Ltd)
Mrs A Dloniak-Markowska (Cleaning Supervisor)


Miss C Barr – Transport Supervisor
Mr M Bowerman, Mr M Colston, Mrs B Giberson, Mr S Gill, Mrs
A Mansfield, Mr C Pidgeon, Mrs K Pidgeon, Mr D Price – Drivers


Mr G Harvey (Catering Manager – Harrisons)
Mr J Henson (Area Manager – Harrisons)

IT Support

Mr Z Barna BSc (Eng), Mr C McClelland, Mr D Wijas


Ms A Craig BCom, CA, CMC, FIC, BHSI – Equestrian Director
Mrs T Wise BHSAI – Centre Manager
Miss E Bennett BSc (Hons), PGDip Vet Phys – Yard Manager
Miss K Sayer FdSc – Administrator
Mrs M Elcome – Senior Groom
Miss Y Wright – Groom
Miss Y Elcome, Miss L Phipps – Freelance Grooms
Mrs K Bell BHSAI, Mrs J Lord BHSAI, Mrs K Spence BHSAI,
Miss G Wood BHSAI, Mr E Forbes BHSII – Freelance Instructors

Peripatetic Music Staff

Mrs S Barnes BMus (Hons) PGCE – Cello
Mrs T Charlesworth BMus (Hons) BSc DipRCM(Teach) – Bassoon
Miss L Geldard ARCM, RCM Dip.Perf. – Flute
Mrs N Haysted BA (Hons) – Clarinet, Saxophone
Mrs D Huber ALCM – Piano
Miss B Hull BMus (Hons) – Violin
Mr D Lee BA (Hons) – Drum Kit, Percussion
Ms G McIlwraith BMus LGSM LLCM ALCM, Adv Opera – Voice
Mr A Nash GLCM (Hons) – Brass
Mr D Smith AGSM – Guitar
Mrs H Taylor BA (Hons), ALCM, LGSM – Piano
Mrs G Wallace GRSM LRAM – Violin
Mrs H Wharmby BMus, LRSM, ISM – Piano