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Our Staff

Leadership team

Mrs A Bizior


  • MBA, BSc, BEd (Hons), PGCE
Brandon Ashton

Mr B Ashton

Interim Bursar

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Mrs C Gilding-Brant

Senior Deputy Head & DSL

  • BA Brighton, MA (Education) Reading
Grant Woolner

Mr G Woolner

Deputy Head (Academic)

  • MA Edinburgh
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Mrs P Bell

Director of Pupil Progress

  • BA (Hons) Stirling
Gareth Bouwer

Mr G Bouwer

Director of Information Systems

  • Microsoft Certified Educator
Shirleu Bouwer

Mrs S Bouwer

Assistant Head (Curriculum Administration & Operations)

  • BA Open University
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Mrs N Hall

Director of HR

  • CIPD
Desni Luckin

Ms D Luckin

Head of Marketing & Admissions

  • CIM Dip



Ms L Harris, BA (Hons) Surrey Head of Art
Miss I Lindsay, BA Oxford Brookes Art & Photography Teacher


Mrs S Bouwer, BA Open University Teacher of Classics

Computer Science

Mr D Dodds, BSc Buckinghamshire Head of Computer Science
Mr G Bouwer, Microsoft Certified Educator Director of Information Systems

Design & Technology

Mrs F Lennon, BA (\Hons) Leeds Head of Design Technology
Mrs M Mascarenhas, BA Chelsea College of Art and Design Teacher of Textiles

Drama & Theatre Studies

Mrs E Brown, BA (Hons) Wales Director of Drama
Mrs R Kempton, BA (Hons) Kingston Teacher of Drama (on maternity leave)
Mrs Gaëlle Stark-Ordish Teacher of Drama

Economics & Business

Mr J Higgins, BA Leicester Polytechnic Head of Economics & Business
Mr D Rose, BA (Hons) UWE Teacher of Economics & Business


Miss D Bahbra, BA (Hons) Surrey, MSc Leicester Head of English
Mrs K Clutterbuck, BA (Hons) Royal Holloway Teacher of English
Mrs A Chick, BA (Hons) Hull Teacher of English
Miss A Paul, BA (Hons) Manchester Teacher of English
Mrs H Duxbury, MA Cambridge Teacher of English

Food & Nutrition

Mrs S Gibson, BSc Bath Head of Food & Nutrition


Mr J Samson, BSc Keele Head of Geography
Mrs S Tailby, BA (Hons) Birmingham, MSc Oxford Brookes Teacher of Geography


Mr S Phillips, BA (Hons) York Head of History
Mrs V Stratton, BA (Hons) York Teacher in Charge of Government and Politics
Mr A Howard, BA (Hons) Exeter, MPhil Oxford Graduate Teaching Assistant


Mrs L Wintle, BSc (Hons) Sussex Head of Maths
Mrs N Dawson, Higher Diploma, University of Natal, South Africa Teacher of Maths
Mr D Hall, BSc Warwick, MEd Cambridge Teacher of Maths
Mr M Liddell, BA (Hons) Exeter Teacher of Maths
Mrs A Hynds, BSc (Hons) Southampton Teacher of Maths

Modern Languages

Mrs H Molloy, BA (Hons) Southampton and MEd Exeter Head of MFL
Mrs H Hinz, BA (Hons), MA Hull Teacher of MFL
Miss K Intxaurbe, BSc (Hons) Spain Teacher of MFL
Mrs L Simmonds, BA (Joint Hons) Exeter Teacher of MFL
Mrs D Perrez Cerrato MFL Assistant – Spanish
Mrs A Langlois MFL Assistant – French
Mrs C Paisley MFL Assistant – German
Mrs L Liang Chinese Tutor


Mrs J Ellwood, GRSM (Hons), DipRCM, PGCAPerf RCM, QTS Reading Director of Music
Mr C Ham, BA Cambridge, MMus Royal Northern College of Music Teacher of Music
Mr A McKenna, BMus, BEd, ARCT Teacher of Music
Mr N Lynch, BMus Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Teacher of Music


Mrs J Rumble, BSc (Hons) Open University Head of Psychology

Philosophy, Religion & Ethics

Mrs C Woolner, BA (Hons) Durham Head of Religious Studies
Mrs K Matsuya, BA (Hons) Durham Acting Head of Religious Studies
Mr G Woolner, MA, Edinburgh Teacher of Religious Studies

Physical Education

Mr M Humphrey, BSc (Hons) Portsmouth Director of Sport
Mrs K Hobson, BA (Hons) Brighton Head of Girls’ Games
Miss C Phillips, BSc (Hons) Brunel Teacher of PE
Mrs J Hayden, BA (Hons) Wales Teacher of PE
Mr N Crosley, BSc UWE Teacher of PE
Mrs C Gilding-Brant, BA Brighton, MA (Education) Reading Teacher of PE
Mr N Standing, BSc St Mary’s Twickenham Athletic Performance Lead Coach
Miss C Hancock Teacher of PE
Mrs L Cox Netball Coach
Mrs L Hancock Coach
Mr M Liddell, BA (Hons) Exeter Teacher of PE


Mr J Boyce, MPharm Reading Head of Science and Head of Chemistry
Mrs F Blackmore, BEng Brunel Head of Physics
Mr J Boyce, MSc Reading Head of Chemistry
Dr R Jones, PhD Aberdeen Head of Biology
Mrs S Moscrop, BSc Liverpool Teacher of Chemistry
Mr A Scott, BEd University of Witwatersrand Teacher of Science
Dr L Lambert, PhD London Teacher of Biology

Outdoor Education

Mr A Hartley Head of CCF
Mrs L Simmonds Head of Duke of Edinburgh Award

Teaching Support/SEN

Mrs P Bell, BA (Hons) Stirling Director of Pupil Progress
Mrs K Robinson, BA (Hons) Assistant SENDCO
Mrs L Western, BA (Hons) Education, Farnborough College Learning Skills Specialist
Miss L Cameron SEN Administrator
Miss D Simmonds Learning Support Assistant
Mrs K Strode, BA (Hons) Cardiff Learning Skills Specialist
Mrs M MacDonald Learning Support Assistant
Mrs I Popa, BEd Romania, TEFL EAL Coordinator
Mrs S Miller, BA (Hons) St Mary’s Learning Skills Specialist
Mr M Liddell, BA (Hons) Exeter Tutor
Mr C Hinsley, BSc Buckinghamshire Tutor
Mr M Liddell, BA (Hons) Exeter Tutor
Mrs O Brothers Tutor


Mr D Rose, BA (Hons) UWE Head of Boarding
Mr A Hartley, BA (Hons) London, PGCE Housemaster
Mr G Bouwer, Microsoft Certified Educator Boarding House Tutor
Mrs C Gilding-Brant, BA Brighton, MA (Education) Reading Housemistress
Mr N Lynch, BMus Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (pending) Trainee Teacher of Music & Boarding House Tutor.
Miss C Hancock, BA (Hons) Marjon Teacher of PE & Resident Tutor
Miss L Mebus, BA Munster, Germany Graduate Boarding & Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Intxaurbe, BSc (Hons) Spain Boarding House Tutor
Mrs Z Rose Relief Nurse / Pastoral Tutor


Mrs L Doel, RGN Lead School Nurse
Ms L Lan, RGN School Nurse


Mrs D Godfrey Library Manager
Ms K Morgan Library Assistant


Mrs C Smith  PA to the Head


Mr B Ashton Interim Bursar
Mr D Bell Finance Manager
Mrs J Fowler Finance Assistant
Mrs J Ratcliffe Finance Assistant

Marketing, Admissions and Development

Ms D Luckin, CIM Dip Head of Marketing & Admissions
Miss S Francis, BACom Concordia Community Engagement Manager
Mrs C Crombie Registrar
Mrs C Grand-Scrutton Digital Marketing and Admissions Assistant

Human Resources

Mrs N Hall, CIPD Head of HR
Mrs J Mason, BA (Hons) UWE HR Assistant

IT Support

Mr G Bouwer, Microsoft Certified Educator Director of Information Systems
Mr D Wilkinson ICT Technician
Miss S Murtagh IT Assistant
Mr T Li Systems Engineer


Mrs L Cox Examinations Officer
Mr G Wilkins Invigilator
Ms S Patterson Invigilator
Mrs M Wood Invigilator
Mrs A Sinha Invigilator
Mrs N Lenon Invigilator
Mrs A Birrell Invigilator


Mrs E Coogan-Beck General Services Manager & Chef Manager
Mrs A Tilley Domestic Supervisor
Mr M Croud Maintenance Assistant
Mr G Steele Maintenance Assistant
Mr B Foster Maintenance Assistant
Mr K Wharton Maintenance Assistant
Mrs A Wynne-Williams Senior Chef de Partie
Mr S Taylor Sous Chef
Mr S Shrivastava Chef de Partie
Mr J Field Transport Manager


Mrs C Lane School Secretary


Mr O Bamber Theatre Manager


Mrs N Allaway Science Technician
Mrs K Crawshaw Science Technician
Mrs N Partner Design Technology Technician
Mrs D Chopra  Food Preparation & Nutrition Assistant
Mrs J Poulton Art & Photography Assistant