Senior Staff

Academic Year 2021-22

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

Senior Staff List (PDF)

Executive Director – Mr M Farmer BA (Hons), PGCE
Headmistress – Dr C McShane MA (Oxon), M.Phil (Cantab), PhD
Deputy Head (Pastoral) – Mrs P Cawley MA (Oxon), PGCE
Deputy Head (Academic) – Mr J O’Farrell BRelEd (Mus), MMus (Hons), (Dublin), MA (Hons) London
Director of Operations – Mrs V Low BSc (Hons), MA, DipTchng
Assistant Head – Head of Sixth Form – Miss C Pitchford BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd, NPQSL
Assistant Head – Director of Studies – Mr S Field BSc (Hons), NPQSL
Senior Teacher – Miss G Nelson BEd (Hons)
Chaplain – Deacon Simon Conrad BA (Hons) Dunelm, PGCE, NPQH, CCRS

Heads of Year

Year 7 – Mr D Breeze
Year 8 – Miss S Gibson
Year 9 – Dr H Benzing-Shears
Year 10 – Miss R Davidson
Year 11 – Mrs T Pearson
Sixth Form – Miss C Pitchford
Assistant Head of Sixth Form – Ms J Clarke

Academic Staff

Mrs M Angel MBE, BA (Hons), PGCE – Head of Business & Economics
Mr S Atkinson BA (Hons), MSc – Head of Biology
Miss J Bates BEd (Hons) – Head of Food Preparation and Nutrition
Miss C Bateup – Dance
Mrs A Battersby MA (Oxon), MTeach, PGCE – Biology
Mr J Belmonte BA (Hons) – Art & Design
Dr H Benzing-Shears BA (Hons), MA, PhD, PGCE – History
Mrs S Bird BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQML – Geography
Mr S Bradshaw BSc (Hons), PGCE– Science
Mrs C Branfoot BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip. in Learning Support – Learning Support
Mr D Breeze BA (Hons), PGCE – History
Miss A Burgess BA (Hons), MA, PGCE – Art & Design
Miss S Burke BA (Hons), PGCE – Mathematics, Data Co-ordinator
Mr T Caister GRSM (Hons), ARCM, PGCE – Director of Music
Miss P Cantwell BA (Hons) Dunelm, Mmus, PGCE – Music, Head of PSHE
Mrs P Cawley MA (Oxon), PGCE – Biology
Mrs L Chapman BA (Hons) – French, German, Spanish
Ms T Choudrie BA (Hons) PCGE – Dance
Miss J Church BA (Hons), ALCM, AISTD, DDE – Drama, LAMDA
Mr J Clark BA (Hons), MA, PGCE – Geography
Ms J Clarke BA (Hons), PGCE – English
Mrs K H Clarke BEd (Hons) – Librarian
Dcn S Conrad BA (Hons) Dunelm, PGCE, NPQH, CCRS – Religious Studies
Ms F Corbat MA (Lehrdiplom) – Head of German
Mrs K Durham BA (Hons), PGCE – English
Mrs C Edwards BSc (Hons), PGCE – Head of Science, Physics
Miss A Eleftheriou BA (Hons) PGCE – Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Miss S Elliott BA (Hons), PGCE – Physical Education
Dr S Evans BSc (Hons), PhD, DIC, MRSC – Head of Chemistry
Mr S Field BSc (Hons), NPQSL – Mathematics, Computer Science
Mr M Fuller BSc (Hons) PGCE – Mathematics
Mr J Garlic BSc (Hons), PGCE – Head of Physics
Miss S Gibson BA (Hons), PGCE – Physical Education
Mr M Giles BA (Hons), PGCE, CCRS – Head of Religious Studies
Mr A Gill BSc (Hons), M.Phil, PGCE – Psychology, Teaching & Learning Co-ordinator
Mrs M Gonzalez-Weekes BA (Hons), PGCE (Barcelona) – Head of Spanish
Mr A Gosling BA (Hons), PGCE, MA – Religious Studies
Mrs D Granada Herbello BA PGCE – Spanish
Miss J Hansen BA, MA, PGCE – Director of Performing Arts
Mrs C Harrison BA, PGCE – Learning Support
Miss F Hawkey BA (Hons), PGCE – Art & Design
Ms S Hobkinson BA (Hons), PGCE – Head of Geography
Mrs R Holland BSc (Hons), PGCE – Biology, Chemistry
Ms P Hooghan BSc (Hons), PGCE, DipSpLD – Learning Support
Miss H Huston – Art Technician
Miss H Jones – Physical Education
Miss S Kay BA, PGCE – Head of Hockey
Mrs C Kenton BA, HDE, Dip.SpLD – Learning Support
Mrs V Low BSc (Hons), MA, DipTchng – Chemistry, Computer Science
Miss M Marsden BA (Hons) – Head of History and Government & Politics
Miss L McDowall BA (Hons) – Head of Mathematics
Mrs K McGrath BA (Hons), PGCE – Head of English
Dr C McShane MA (Oxon), M.Phil (Cantab), PhD – Latin, Classical Civilisation, English
Mr O Melvin BA (Hons), MA – Drama
Mr N Mentz BA (Hons), MA, HDE – English
Mrs A Moncrieffe MA Ed, PGCE,CPT3A – SENCO/Head of SEND
Mrs F Monro BA (Hons), MA, QTS, CCET – Learning Support
Mr V Neate BA (Hons) PGCE – Mathematics
Miss G Nelson BEd (Hons) – Examinations Officer
Mrs C Newman – Language Assistant
Mr M Norris BA (Hons), GDip Teaching Secondary – Head of English as an Additional Language, English
Mr K Nunkumar BSc (Hons), H.E.D. – Mathematics
Mr J O’Farrell BRrelEd (Mus), MMus (Hons)(Dublin), MA (Hons) London – Music, Religious Studies
Mrs T Pearson MSc, PGCE – Science
Miss C Pitchford BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd, NPQSL – Drama, UCAS Coordinator, Head of Department for EPQ
Dr V Poffley BA (Hons), DPhil (Oxon), PGCE – Head of Classics, Latin, Classical Civilisation
Mrs S Randall – Head of Careers
Mrs F Sanders BA (Hons), PGCE – Art & Design
Miss S Shear BA (Hons), PGCE – Co-Head of Art & Design
Mrs J Smith BA (Hons), MA, PGCE – English
Mr M Stephens BSc (Hons), PGCE – Science
Miss D Still BA (Hons), QTS – Director of Sport
Mrs C Stubbs BEd (Hons) PGCE – English
Revd. Canon P Thompson BA (Oxon) – Religious Studies
Mrs J Uren BA (Hons), PGCE – Co-Head of Art & Design
Mrs C Yalden GRSM (Hons), ARCM, ARCO, PGCE – Music
Mrs S Yvon-Case Licence (distinction) (France), PGCE – French, Spanish

Heads of House

Mr K Nunkumar – Senior Head of House (St Dominic)
Mr M Norris (St Benedict)
Miss S Elliott & Miss H Jones (St Francis)
Mr M Stephens (St Ignatius)

Boarding Staff

Mrs T Gautier BA (Hons), PGCE – Head of Boarding
Ms A Walton ACFI, PGCE – Deputy Head of Boarding
Mrs Z Wragg – Senior Boarding House Mistress
Mrs H Clarke BEd (Hons) – Assistant Boarding House Mistress

School Nurses

Ms S Papageorgiou RGN, BSc (Hons) – Lead Nurse
Mrs P Smith RGN, Mrs J Curtis RN Dip BSc (Hons)

School Doctor

Horsley Medical Centre, East Horsley

School Counsellor

Ms K Wilder MBACP, Ms C Bligh MBACP

Administration

Mrs A Charles – Director of Admissions
Mrs N Menzies – Director of Marketing & Communications/
PA to the Executive Director
Mrs R Cope – Admissions Officer
Mrs C Du Preez Gale MEPAA – PA to the Headmistress
Mrs G Snowden – Staff Secretary
Mrs H-A Wood – Administration Assistant

Operations

Mrs K Babler – HR, PA to the Director of Operations
Mrs J Sladen – Administrative Assistant
Mrs J Tyerman BSc (Hons) PGCertHRM – HR Business Partner

Finance

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

Maintenance

Mr S Novak (Facilities and Estates Supervisor), Mr A Lopes, Mr S Kempshall,
Mr M Rodrigues, Mr M Bradford, Mr A Cook (Groundsman), Mr K Dobson
(Caretaker)

Cleaning

Mr S Lewis (Ecogenie Cleaning Ltd),
Mrs A Dloniak-Markowska (Cleaning Supervisor), Mrs M Biszczanik (Laundry Assistant)

Transport

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

Catering

Mr G Harvey (Catering Manager, Harrison’s),
Mr J Henson (Area Manager, Harrison’s)

Laboratory Technicians

Miss C Parkes HE Dip (Biological Sciences),
Ms E Tidy BSc (Hons), Mrs L Wells HND

IT Support

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

Food Technician

Mrs C Gatford

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Mr M Stephens – Coordinator

Equestrian

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

Miss S Baillie BA (Hons) MA Dip RAM – Singing
Miss S Barnes BMUS (Hons), PGCE, RSAMD – Cello
Ms T Charlesworth BMus (Hons) DipRCM (Teach) – Bassoon
Miss N Davies BMus (Hons) First Class – Clarinet
Miss L Geldard ARCM, RCM Dip.Perf., MISM – Flute, Piano
Miss A Glover ARCM, RCM Dip. Perf. – Oboe, Piano
Mrs N Haystead BA (Hons) Music – Saxophone
Miss B Hull BMus (Hons) – Violin
Mr D-H Lee Music BA (Hons) – Drums
Ms M Lowbury BA (Hons) ARCM – Cello
Ms G Mcllwraith BMus (Hons), LGSM, LLCM, ALCM, Adv Opera – Voice
Mr A Nash GLCM (Hons) – Trumpet
Mrs L Parr RCM Dip (Teacher’s) – Piano
Ms A Raffa BA (Hons) CT, ABRSM, LRSM – Piano
Mr D Smith AGSM – Guitar
Mrs H Taylor BA (Hons), ALCM, LGSM – Piano
Mr C Thompson BA (Hons), MTC, FISM – Singing
Mrs G Wallace LRAM, GRSM – Violin
Mr S Walker BA (Hons) – Jazz Piano, Saxophone
Ms H Wharmby LRSM – Piano