Our Team

Senior Management Team

Mr Nick Oldham

BA (Hons), QTS dip NLP

Nick joined Bredon School in September 2019 from West Heath School where he was Deputy Principal for eight years. Prior to this he has enjoyed a rich and diverse teaching career that has seen him teach at an all boys’...

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Mr Steve Giles


Steve was appointed to Bursar of Bredon School in October 2019 having worked in the Financial Service sector for in excess of 20 years. A qualified accountant (ACCA) Steve also has extensive experience of managing IT, Operations and Finance teams....

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Mrs Gwen Hamilton

Senior Deputy Head

As Senior Deputy Head, Gwen oversees the effective day-to-day running of Bredon School and leads on staff welfare and development. Her role ensures the highest standards of behaviour, learning and academic attainment across the School, whilst playing a leading role...

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Mrs Esther O’Reilly-Cain


Esther joined Bredon in March 2022 from a local Preparatory School where she was Admissions Manager. Esther brings with her a wealth of experience in Admissions and Marketing from her previous roles. A Media & PR Specialist Esther managed the...

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Mr Nathan Monk

Deputy Head (Academic)
BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS, Level 7 Coaching and Mentoring

Nathan joined Bredon as Head of Geography in 2015 in a return to the classroom after working in a multinational finance organisation managing Apprenticeship and Graduate schemes.   Following his PGCE, Nathan taught in schools in Berkshire where he held the...

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Mr Jon Richardson

Deputy Head (Co-curriculum)

Jon joined Bredon in September 2021 as the Housemaster of Thomas House. After studying Geography and Physical Education at the University of Leeds he took up a position as a Geography Teacher at Sedbergh School in Cumbria. Jon stayed in...

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Miss Charmain Eaton

Miss Eaton Head of Jarrett Bredon School
Deputy Head (Safeguarding)

Charmain is an experienced Safeguarding Lead who brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role. Charmain joined Bredon School in 2015 after working as a Pastoral, Behaviour and Safeguarding Lead in a variety of schools. Charmain thoroughly enjoys...

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Mrs Jodie Grant

Head of Learning Development / SENDCO

Following her graduation from the University of Gloucestershire in 2004, Jodie went straight into a full time teaching role. It was here, in her role as class teacher, that she began to develop a greater empathy for students who found...

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Governing Body

Mr Aatif Hassan

Chairman of Governors

Aatif is also the Founder and Chairman of Dukes Education, a leading provider of mainstream independent education with nurseries, schools, colleges. In addition, Dukes has a university admissions consultancy and is an operator of summer schools. Growing up with dyslexia,...

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Mr Simon Coles

Managing Director

He joins Cavendish Education with over twenty years of strategic leadership experience within private sector Specialist Education & Children’s Services. ​In 1998 Simon developed one of the UK’s first dedicated residential schools for young people with Asperger Syndrome. In turn,...

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Mrs Gemma Doyle

Marketing and Admissions Director

Her career in marketing spans a variety of sectors including financial services and the uniformed services where she held Marketing Adviser roles both for the British Army Recruiting Group as well as the Police service. She was Marketing Manager for...

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Mrs Rachel Slevin

People Director

Rachel is the People Director for Cavendish Education. She held senior HR positions within the financial and property services industry as well as the technology, manufacturing and engineering sectors. She was the Head of the HR Services division of a...

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Mr Stephen Aiano

Compliance Director

His career in education covers the full gamut of school categories: selective and non-selective, co-ed and single sex, boarding and day, senior, junior and even nursery level.  In the classroom, he was primarily an English teacher, but has additionally taught...

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Mrs Emily Gibson

Finance Director

Emily is the Finance Director of Cavendish Education. She is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in Practice and multi-site, heavily regulated businesses within international Corporate (US and European), Private Equity and family run business environments. Prior to...

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Mr Jon Pickles


He is an experienced Chief Financial Officer with a strong background in technology and learning companies with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity fundraising, business coaching, financial and HR management. Prior to joining Cavendish Education, Jon was Finance...

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Leadership Team

Mr Nick Oldham Headmaster
Mr S Giles Bursar
Mrs G Hamilton Senior Deputy Head
Miss C Eaton Deputy Head (Safeguarding)
Mr J Richardson Deputy Head (Co-curriculum)
Mr N Monk Deputy Head (Academic)
Mrs J Grant Head of Learning Development / SENDCO
Mr J Stafford Head of Junior School, Year 6 Teacher
Mr R Starr Director of Boarding


Housemistress / Housemasters

Miss C Eaton Jarrett House
Mr B Phillips Sharp House
Mr J Richardson Thomas House


Teaching Staff


Mrs K Aliano Hospitality & Catering Teacher / Technician
Mrs A Amos Teaching Assistant
Mrs R Barnett Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Barrett Teacher of Science
Mrs E Berry Head of Art
Mr S Berry Careers Advisor
Mrs K Beswick Specialist Learning Support Teacher
Mrs C Bishop Specialist Learning Support Teacher / Teaching Assistant
Mrs C Britten Teacher of Science
Mr H Chance Head of Faculty of Humanities
Mr A Cradock Head of Sixth Form
Mrs K Crump Head of Girls Games
Mr G Crwys-Williams Catering & Hospitality Teacher
Ms J Daley Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Davis Specialist Learning Support Teacher, Teacher of Philosophy and Ethics, Childcare and Citizenship.
Mrs N Deary Specialist Learning Support Teacher & Occupational Therapy Co-ordinator
Mrs L Dickson Junior School Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Ms S Dickson Junior School Teacher
Miss C Eaton Jarrett Housemistress /  Uniformed Services Teacher, Deputy Head (Safeguarding)
Mr A Edwards Teacher of Mathematics
Mrs C Folkes Art & Photography Technician
Mr C Follett Head of Mathematics, Teacher of Politics
Mrs R Fulford Teacher of English
Miss A Gamble Junior School Teacher
Mrs J Grant Head of Learning Development, SENCO
Mrs V Haines Head of Faculty of Expressive Arts
Mrs P Hobbs Specialist Learning Support Teacher
Mr D Hughes Director of Sport
Mrs L Jones Specialist Learning Support Teacher
Mr S Jones English Teacher
Mr D Keyte Physical Education Teacher
Miss G Lamb Land Based Studies Teacher
Mrs R Lavender Teacher of Maths
Mrs Amy Leeke SENCO
Mr B Lloyd CCF School Staff Instructor
Mr M Michel Teacher of Sport, Outdoor Education & Duke of Edinburgh Coordinator
Mrs K Morris Head of PSHCE/Citizenship,Work Experience and Careers, ASDAN Coordinator
Mr N Monk Geography Teacher
Mr H Mutumba Teacher of Business Studies
Mrs E Neethling Teaching Assistant
Mr P Neethling CISCO Academy Teacher
Miss J Nixson Teaching Assistant
Mr B Phillips Sharp Housemaster
Mr R Pool Geography Teacher
Mrs K Pruden-Lawson Teacher of Art
Mrs E Redpath Teacher of Science
Mr C Rees Design and Technology Technician
Mrs H Reynolds Junior School Teacher; SENCO
Mr J Richardson Thomas Housemaster
Mrs L Rogers Head of Mathematics
Mrs S Rogers Specialist Learning Support Teacher
Mrs L Saunders Head of Science
Miss J Scanlon Specialist Learning Support Teacher
Mr R Seaborne Teacher of Computing
Mrs E Simpson Design Technology, Physics & Mathematics Teacher
Miss E Sinderberry Junior School Teacher
Mrs E Stalberg Head of English
Mr M Thomas Science Technician
Miss M Uren Teacher of English as a Foreign Language
Mrs L Vaux Specialist Learning Support Teacher
Miss A Weaver Teaching Assistant
Mrs D Webb Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Wells Teacher of Animal Care & Agriculture
Mr A Wright Director of Studies – BTEC and Vocation Studies Development, Head of Engineering


Support Team

Mrs J Bickley Receptionist
Mr C Cambridge-Harrison Examinations Officer
Mr J Clarke IT Manager
Miss B Clarke-Haughton Receptionist
Mrs S Fesel Data Manager
Mrs H Fowler SEN Administrator
Miss L Hodkinson Admissions & Marketing Coordinator
Miss R Jones Admissions Officer
Mr J Lane Transport Manager
Mrs E Materacki PA to the Headmaster
Mrs E O’Reilly-Cain Registrar
Mr R Savery Driver
Mrs M Taylor Bursary Assistant -Finance
Mrs C Thorley HR Advisor, Bursary Administrator & Transport Manager
Mrs C Vickery-Clark Marketing Officer

House Staff

Ms F Al Farhan Graduate Boarding Assistant
Mrs K Gilks Laundry Operative
Miss R Glover Assistant Houseparent (DDSL)
Mrs N Halford Non-Resident Boarding Assistant
Mr J Kerr Houseparent (DDSL)
Mrs L Price Assistant Houseparent
Miss J Shuttleworth Assistant Houseparent
Mrs N Starr Houseparent (DDSL)
Mr R Starr Director of Boarding (DDSL)
Mrs P Tromans Assistant Houseparent


Medical Team

Mrs J Blakeney Nurse (RGN) (DDSL)
Mrs C Allen Nurse (RMN) (DDSL)
Ms E Clews Health & Wellbeing Assistant

Catering Team

Miss K Anderson Catering Assistant
Mrs S Bartlett Chef
Mrs F Bayliss Catering Assistant
Mr C Butler Head Chef
Miss A Cook Catering Assistant
Mrs J Davies Catering Assistant
Mr G Dix Chef Supervisor
Miss S Hall Catering Assistant
Mrs M Sherwood Catering Assistant
Mr R Standing Catering Assistant
Mrs D Treacy Chef Supervisor

Estates Team

Mr J Allen Gardener / Compliance Administrator
Mr A Cowell Groundsperson
Mr W Humphries Estates Manager
Miss O Da Silva Accommodation Services Assistant
Mr A Haden Accommodation Services Assistant
Mr J Hooper Maintenance Operative – Electrician
Mr J Main Accommodation Services Assistant
Mrs T Olifan Accommodation Services Assistant
Miss J Parkes Farm Manager
Miss S Shail Livestock Assistant / Farm Hand
Mrs T Soroko Accommodation Services Assistant
Mr J Ward Maintenance Operative