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Our Team

Governing Body

Mr Aatif Hassan

Mr J Pickles
Ms D Carr
Mr S Aiano

Local Advisory Board

Mrs L Melhuish
Former-Principal, Padworth College, Reading & ISI Team Inspector

Mr J Robertson
Former-Headmaster, The Marchant-Holliday School, Educational Consultant

Mr R Wainwright
Old Bredonian

Miss C Melhuish
Specialist Educational Solicitor

Mr J Perry
Old Bredonian

The Board meets once a term. The Chairman, Mr Aatif Hassan, can be contacted here.


Mr David A T Ward MA, B.Ed

Mr Koen Claeys BA GLSE (Belgium).

Senior Leadership Team

Mr Koen Claeys BA GLSE (Belgium).

Mr N S Allison BSc, DipSW, PGCE
Deputy Head Pastoral

Mrs G Hamilton PCGE
Deputy Head Academic

Mrs D Jones BA (Hons) Cert SpLD
Deputy Head SEN

Mrs H Archer-Smith FCA DChA

Teaching Staff

Mr J Stafford BA (Hons), PGCE
Junior School Coordinator

Mrs P M Adams PCGE
Assistant Head (Sixth Form), Science

Mrs A Davis BSc (Hons)

Mr S Dudman PCGE, LLB
Assistant Head (Vocational Courses, Curriculum & Development) Religious Studies

Mrs A  Abrams BA (Hons), MA Cantab, PGCE

Mrs M Pardo Arguello
Teacher of MFL

Mr G Barnicoat BSc (Hons)
Outdoor Ed & Assistant Houseparent

Mrs H Boakes Cert Ed, Level 7 Dip SpLD, MA LLL, D32-34, FSET
Access Centre

Mr I Boundy BSc, PGCE

Mrs C Britten BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mr H Chance BA (Hons), PGCE

Mr G Crwys-Williams HND, Cert Ed
Catering & Hospitality

Mr A Edwards PGCE, BSc, Dipl.
Maths & Sport 

Mr H Ellison PGCE, BSc
Information Technology & Computer Science

Mrs G Ferrari PGCE, MISM, MSET

Mr C Follett BA (Hons), PGCE

Mrs J Grant Dip SpLD, B.Ed (Hons)
Access Centre

Ms V Haines BA (Hons)
Photography with Art

Mr J Handyside Cert Ed
Outdoor Education & Water Sports

Miss K Henshaw BA (Hons), PCGE
Access Centre

Mr A James Bsc (Hons)
Land based Studies

Mr M Johnson BA (Hons), PGCE
Business Studies

Mrs L Jones Level 5 Dip SpLD,
Access Centre

Mr S Jones BA (Hons), PGCE (QTS)

Mr D Keyte PGCE
Physical Education

Mrs J Larner Dip SpLD, HNC, Level 3 TA
Junior School

Mrs V Last B.Ed (Hons), Cert SpLD, Dip SpLD
Access Centre

Miss S Lea BSc (Hons), PGCE
Physical Education

Mr A Lister
Outdoor Education

Mr P Milton BA (Hons), PGCE

Mr N Monk BA (Hons) PGCE

Mrs K Morris BTEC Speech & Language
Careers, PSHE/Citizenship

Mr P Neethling BA, B Hons, B.Ed
CISCO Academy

Mrs M Pardo Arguello BSc
MFL subject Co-ordinator

Mr R Pool BA (Hons)

Mrs H Reynolds BSc, MA, PGCE
Junior School

Mrs L Rushby-Jones Dip COT, Level 7 Dip SpLD
Access Centre

Miss J Scanlon BA (Hons), DTLLS, PG Cert SPLd
Access Centre

Mrs E Simpson B.Eng (Hons), MPhil (Eng), PGCE, Cert Ed
Design Technology, Physics & Maths

Miss B Swait BSc (Hons), PGCE
Outdoor Education

Miss M Uren
Teacher of EFL

Mrs U Westwood BA Hons PGCE
Art Teacher

Miss L Williams BSc.(Hons) PGCE Level 3 Forest School Leader
Junior School Teacher

Mrs L Wood Adv Dip SpLD
Access Centre

Mr A Wright BA (Hons)
Technology & Engineering

Teaching Assistants

Mrs A Amos
Mrs A Davis BSc (Hons)NVQ3
Mrs G Egginton
Mrs S Jupp B.Ed, NVQ4, LDSS
Mrs C Partridge
Mrs S Rogers
Mrs D Webb NVQ3
Mrs C Webster BA (Hons), DipCG, Level 3


Mrs C Clough MSc
Mrs L Prudden BTech
Mr C Rees Cert Ed


Miss J Parkes BSc (Hons)
Miss S Shail

House Staff

Mr K Summers BA (Hons)
Head of Boarding

Mr G Barnicoat
Outdoor Ed & Assistant Houseparent

Miss L Bodenstein BA (Hons) MA, DMP, RDMP
Assistant Houseparent

Miss C Eaton, Dip O.A Dip
Houseparent Girls

Miss R Glover BA (Hons)
Assistant Houseparent

Mr J Kerr, NVQ
Assistant Houseparent

Mrs P Stagg
Assistant Houseparent Girls

Mrs N Starr
Houseparent Junior & Middle Boys

Mr R Starr
Houseparent Junior & Middle Boys

Mrs P Tromans BA (Hons)
Assistant House Parent Girls


Mrs E Roberts

Ms C Henney
Pastoral Matron

Miss L McTear
Pastoral Matron

Medical Staff

Mrs A Carr SEN-RGN, ENB405/998

Mrs J Blakeney RGN

Susan Rose
Medical Staff

Administrative/Secretarial Staff

Ms E Bagshaw BA (Hons)
Apprentice Accountant

Mrs R Carter
Executive Support Officer

Mr J Clarke
IT Manager

Mrs J Cook
Studies Office & Student Services Assistant

Mrs C Elliott BA Hons
Payroll Administrator

Mrs S Fry
Admissions Administrator

Mrs J Geerlings Cert Ed, Dip SpLD, Adv Dip ESOL
Examinations Officer / SAA Assessor

Mrs N Hatfield
Credit Controller

Mrs D Milner
Data Manager

Miss E Strong HND
Marketing Coordinator

Mrs M Taylor
Finance Assistant

Mr J Wood
Mindfulness & Wellbeing Support Officer

Maintenance Staff

Mr C Iddles
Clerk of Works

Mr J Hooper
Mr N Smith

Accommodation Services

Accommodation Services Manager

Miss O Da Silva
Mrs J Davies
Mrs R Hawthorne
Mr J Main
Mrs J Haden
Mr A Haden

Catering Staff

Angie Bates  – Catering Manager
Craig Butler  – Head Chef
Dominic Pattin – Chef
Sharon Bartlett  – Assistant cook
Denise Treacy – Cook

Catering Assistants:
Ross standing
Daphne McVicker
Fiona Bayliss
Mandy Baldwin
Darcie Reason
Jacqui Haden
Kayleigh Piercy

Contacting staff by email

The convention is as follows. When emailing a member of staff for the first time, please copy in so that we can alert you if your email is mis-addressed and therefore not going to reach your intended contact.

Mr K Summers is contactable at


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