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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Mr Tom Butt

Deputy Head (Pastoral and Boarding)
BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS

Responsible for delivering the excellent levels of pastoral care offered at Bredon to both day and boarding pupils, Tom is Deputy Head (Pastoral and Boarding). Tom is also the school’s Designated Safeguarding Lead.  Tom is a passionate advocate of 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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Mrs Kelly Weston

Director of Learning Development
BSc. Hons, PGCE Secondary Science, QTS, CPT3A, M.Ed (SEND)

During her teaching career, Mrs Weston has held the roles of Teacher of Science, Head of Year, Head of Science and Agriculture, SENCO and is now Director of Learning Development at Bredon School. Mrs Weston always wanted to follow a...

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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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Ms Emily Richards

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

Chief Financial Officer

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 OldhamHeadmaster
Mr S GilesBursar
Mrs G HamiltonSenior Deputy Head
Mr T ButtDeputy Head (Boarding & Pastoral)
Mr N MonkDeputy Head (Academic)
Mrs L CiaravellaHead of Admissions & Marketing
Mrs P AdamsHead of Sixth Form, Teacher of Science
Mr J StaffordHead of Junior School, Year 6 Teacher
Mr R StarrDirector of Boarding



Mr A CradockJarrett House
Mr B PhillipsSharp House
Mr J RichardsonThomas House


Teaching Staff


Mr D AbbottTeacher of Mathematics
Mrs K AlianoHospitality & Catering Teacher / Technician
Mrs A AmosTeaching Assistant
Mrs E BerryHead of Art
Mr S BerryCareers Advisor
Mrs K BeswickSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Mrs C BishopSpecialist Learning Support Teacher / Teaching Assistant
Mrs C BrittenHead of Science
Mr H ChanceHead of History
Mrs C CloughScience Technician
Mr A CradockJarrett Housemaster
Mr G Crwys-WilliamsCatering & Hospitality Teacher
Miss C DainTeacher of Computing / CISCO / CompTIA
Mrs A DavisSpecialist Learning Support Teacher, Teacher of Philosophy and Ethics, Childcare and Citizenship.
Mrs N DearySpecialist Learning Support Teacher & Occupational Therapy Co-ordinator
Mrs L DicksonJunior School Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Ms S DicksonJunior School Teacher
Miss C EatonChildcare, Citizenship and Uniformed Services Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr A EdwardsTeacher of Mathematics
Mrs C FolkesArt & Photography Technician
Mr C FollettHead of Mathematics, Teacher of Politics
Miss A GambleJunior School Teacher
Ms K GeorgeTeacher of Science, Sport & Farm
Mrs N GoniTeacher of English
Mrs J GrantSpecialist Learning Support Teacher and SENCO
Mrs V HainesHead of Faculty of Expressive Arts
Mrs P HobbsSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Mrs L JonesSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Mr S JonesEnglish Teacher
Mr D KeytePhysical Education Teacher
Miss G LambLand Based Studies Teacher and Assistant Head of Sixth Form
Mrs J LarnerSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Mr D HughesDirector of Sport
Mr B LloydCCF School Staff Instructor
Mr M Michel
Teacher of Sport, Outdoor Education & Duke of Edinburgh Coordinator
Mrs K MorrisHead of PSHCE/Citizenship,Work Experience and Careers, ASDAN Coordinator
Mr N MonkGeography Teacher
Mr Henry MutumbaTeacher of Business Studies
Mrs E NeethlingTeaching Assistant
Mr P NeethlingCISCO Academy Teacher
Mrs L OldhamArt Teacher
Mr B PerryTeacher of Land Based Studies (Maternity Cover)
Mr B PhillipsSharp Housemaster
Mr R PoolGeography Teacher
Mrs N RadfordTeaching Assistant
Mrs E RaffertyTeaching Assistant
Mrs E RedpathTeacher of Science
Mr C ReesDesign and Technology Technician
Mrs H ReynoldsJunior School Teacher; SENCO
Mr J RichardsonThomas Housemaster
Mrs S RogersSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Mrs L SaundersHead of Science
Miss J ScanlonSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Mrs E SimpsonDesign Technology, Physics & Mathematics Teacher
Miss E SinderberryJunior School Teacher
Mrs E StalbergHead of English
Miss B SwaitOutdoor Education Teacher
Miss M UrenTeacher of English as a Foreign Language
Mrs L VauxSpecialist Learning Support Teacher
Miss A WeaverTeaching Assistant
Mrs D WebbTeaching Assistant
Miss B WoodSEN Administrator
Mr A WrightDirector of Studies – Btec and Vocation Studies Development,
Head of Engineering


Support Team

Mr C Cambridge-HarrisonExaminations Officer
Mr J ClarkeIT Manager
Mrs S DaveyReceptionist
Mrs S FeselData Manager
Mrs H FowlerReceptionist
Miss R JonesAdmissions Officer
Mr J LaneTransport Manager
Mrs E MaterackiPA to the Headmaster
Mr R SaveryDriver
Mrs M TaylorBursary Assistant -Finance
Mrs C ThorleyHR Advisor, Bursary Administrator & Transport Manager
Dr C Tutton-WoodMarketing Officer

House Staff


Miss B DavidsonAssistant Houseparent
Ms C FawdryAssistant Houseparent
Mr B FlemingGraduate Boarding Assistant
Miss R GloverAssistant Houseparent  (DDSL)
Miss L HodkinsonHead of Stable House (Girls Boarding) (DDSL)
Mr J KerrHouseparent, Tyndale House(DDSL)
Mrs L PriceDomestic Matron
Mr R StarrDirector of Boarding (DDSL)
Mrs N StarrHouseparent for Tyndale House (Boys Boarding) (DDSL)
Mrs P TromansAssistant Houseparent – Girls


Medical Team

Mrs J BlakeneyNurse (RGN), (DDSL)
Mrs C AllenNurse (RMN), (DDSL)

Catering Team

Miss K AndersonCatering Assistant
Mrs S BartlettChef
Miss A BatesCatering Manager
Mrs F BaylissCatering Assistant
Mr C ButlerHead Chef
Miss S CloughCatering Assistant
Mr A CookCatering Assistant
Miss A CookCatering Assistant
Miss J DaleyCatering Assistant
Mr G DixChef Supervisor
Miss S HallCatering Assistant
Mr R StandingCatering Assistant
Miss S TaylorCatering Assistant
Mrs D TreacyChef Supervisor

Estates Team

Mr J AllenGardener / Compliance Administrator
Mr S AshleyAccommodation Services Assistant
Mr A CowellGroundsperson
Mr W HumphriesEstates Manager
Miss O Da SilvaAccommodation Services Assistant
Mr A HadenAccommodation Services Assistant
Mr J HooperMaintenance Operative – Electrician
Mr J MainAccommodation Services Assistant
Miss J ParkesFarm Manager
Miss S ShailLivestock Assistant / Farm Hand
Mr N SmithMaintenance Operative
Miss J TaylorAccommodation Services Assistant
Ms L WattsAccommodation Services Assistant