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Staff List

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Senior Management Team

  • Mr R Russell MA (Cantab)

    Headmaster

  • Mrs D Graham GRSM LRAM

    Deputy Head

  • Mr M Adamson MA (Cantab), FCA

    Bursar; Clerk to the Governors

  • Ms M.C. Gilfidder-Bonnar BSc (Hons), LLB (Hons), PGCE

    Head of Junior School

  • Mrs K Bridgman BA (Hons)

    Director of Admissions & Communications

  • Mr S Drury BA (Hons), MA

    Director of Sixth Form, Deputy Safeguarding Designated Person, Head of Business & Economics

  • Mrs J German BA (Hons)

    Director of Pastoral Care, Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Ms M Schramm BA, MA

    Director of Studies

  • Mrs J Sansome BSc (Hons), MSc

    Director of Teaching & Learning

Junior School

Senior Management Team

  • Mrs M-C Gilfedder-Bonnar LLB (Hons) Strathclyde, BSc (Hons), PGCE

    Head

  • Mrs S Gurr BEd (Hons)

    Deputy Head, SMT, Early Years Safeguarding Person, PSHE Subject Leader, Library Co-ordinator, Fire Officer, Paediatric First Aider

  • Mrs G Fisher HND, OCR Level 7 Cert SpLD

    Director of Learning Support

  • Miss L Kirkland BA (Hons) MSc PGCE

    Director of Studies

Support Staff

  • Mrs E Benjamins BEd (Hons)

    PA to the Head and Senior Management Team/Office Manager

  • Mrs D Finn

    School Administrator/First Aider

  • Mrs R Middleton

    School Administrator

  • Mrs J Di Mascio BA (Hons) PG Dip BACP (accred)

    Junior School Counsellor

  • Miss Z Humphreys RCN (Registered Sick Children's Nurse)

    Junior School Nurse, Paediatric First Aider

  • Mr T Highland

    Junior School Keeper, Fire Officer

EYFS & Key Stage 1

  • Mrs S Gurr BEd (Hons)

    Deputy Head, SMT, Early Years Safeguarding Person, PSHE Subject Leader, Library Co-ordinator, Fire Officer, Paediatric First Aider

  • Ms D Wheater BEd (Hons)

    Nursery A Teacher

  • Miss A Renfrew

    Nursery A Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider, Late School

  • Ms N Sutherland

    Nursery A Teaching Assistant

  • Miss E Bray BA (Hons)

    Nursery B Teacher, Assistant Academic Phase Leader EYFS

  • Mrs K Chapman NNEB NVQ Level 3 Management

    Nursery B Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider

  • Ms G Scala NVQ3

    Nursery B Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider

  • Ms J Halloumas BSc (Hons) PGCE

    Reception A Teacher

  • Ms H Crossfield Sandhu

    Reception A Teaching Assistant

  • Ms A Thompson BA PGCE

    Reception B Teacher

  • Ms S Lapena

    Reception B Teaching Assistant

  • Ms V Lee BSc PGCE MA

    Reception C Teacher, Academic Phase Leader EYFS

  • Ms A Brown

    Reception C Teaching Assistant

  • Mrs T Lee Oliver STILS CACHE Level 3

    1A KS2 HLTA, Paediatric First Aider

  • Mrs N Blythe NNEB

    1A Teaching Assistant, Late School

  • Miss L Clarke BA PGCE MA in Educational Leadership

    1B Teacher, Academic Phase Leader KS1

  • Miss S Terry CACHE Level 2, Level 3 Early Years

    1B Teaching Assistant, Late School

  • Ms E Francis

    1C Teacher

  • Ms L de Montford NVQ3

    1C Teaching Assistant

  • Miss H Ferris BSc (Hons) PGCE

    2A Teacher, Assistant Academic Phase Leader KS1

  • Mrs E Carey BA (Hons) STILS CACHE Level 3

    2A Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider

  • Ms S Hodges

    2B Teacher, Humanities Subject Leader

  • Ms C Ryan NVQ3

    2B Teaching Assistant, KS1 Forest School (Tues and Fri), Breakfast Club

  • Mrs S Quinn BA (Hons) MA NPQH

    2C Teacher

  • Mrs A Barlas BSc CACHE Level 3

    2C Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider

  • Ms K Jardine NVQ2

    All Years HLTA/ Library Assistant

  • Miss M King BA PGCE

    All Years HLTA/Library Assistant

  • Ms N Mensah

    All Years HLTA/Library Assistant

  • Mrs N Kingswood BSc (Hons) PGCE

    EYFS & KS1 Cover Teacher (Part-Time)

  • Mrs D Hills BA (Hons) PGCE QTS

    All Years Cover Teacher (Part-Time)

  • Mrs L Scanlan BA (Hons) PGCE

    EYFS & KS1 Cover Teacher (Part-Time)

  • Ms V Paterson BSc (Hons)

    EYFS/KS1 1:1 SLA (2 days a week), Midday Meal Supervisor (KS1/EYFS)

  • Ms D Tucker

    KS1 & KS2 Midday Meal Supervisor

Key Stage 2

  • Mrs C Epps BA PGCE MA

    3A Form Tutor, Assistant Academic Phase Leader Lower KS2

  • Ms M Hughes

    3B Form Tutor

  • Miss A Manning BA PGCE

    3C Form Tutor

  • Mrs P Scobie PGCE (M)

    3C Form Tutor

  • Mr C Kitchen BA PGCE

    4A Form Tutor

  • Ms A Mawer BA (Hons) PGCE

    4B Form Tutor

  • Mrs E Higgs BA PGCE

    4C Form Tutor, Co-Assistant Academic Phase Leader Lower KS2, KS2 Art Subject Leader

  • Mrs V Taylor BSc PGCE

    4C Form Tutor, Co-Assistant Academic Phase Leader Lower KS2

  • Miss A Lennon BSc PGCE

    5A Form Tutor, Head of Values, PHSE & RS

  • Mrs S Gibbons BA (Hons)

    5B Teacher. Academic Phase Leader Upper KS2

  • Mrs K Martin-Eggins BSc (Hons) PGCE

    5C Form Tutor

  • Mrs H Lowth BSc PGCE

    5C Form Tutor

  • Mr J Dunne BA PGCE

    6A Form Tutor, Assistant Academic Phase Leader Upper KS2, Lead Practitioner

  • Ms C Reynolds

    6B Form Tutor, Head of Science

  • Mr J Ford BA (QTS)

    6C Form Tutor

  • Mrs J Dunmore BA (Hons) PGCE

    KS2 General Subjects (Part-Time)

  • Ms G Walton-Green BA PGCE

    KS2 French Teacher (Part-Time)

  • Ms S Grover NNEB

    KS2 Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider, Swimming Teacher

  • Mrs S Green CACHE Level 3

    KS2 Teaching Assistant, Breakfast Club Assistant, Paediatric First Aider

  • Mrs L McDougall NVQ Level 4

    KS2 Teaching Assistant, Breakfast Club Assistant

Learning Support

  • Mrs G Fisher HND OCR Level 7 Cert SpLD

    Director of Learning Support, SMT

  • Mrs D France BA (Hons)

    EYFS/KS1 Learning Support Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Ms A Spinney BSc PGCE, PG Dip Systemic Theory

    KS2 Learning Support Teacher (Part-Time)

  • Mrs K Gerard BA (Hons) HLTA Level 4 CACHE Level 2 NQT, Level 3 Diploma Specialist Support

    KS2 Teaching Assistant for SEN (Full-Time), Late School

  • Mrs I Warnke BA (Hons) MA PGCE

    KS1 Learning Support Teacher

  • Mr J Gregory

    One to One Support

  • Ms O Latimer

    One to One Support

  • Mrs G Hepden

    Reception A HTLA Learning Support Teacher

Music Department

  • Mrs S Smith BEd (Hons) `

    Head of Music, All years Teacher

PE & Games Department

  • Miss S Manzi BA (Hons)

    Head of Swimming

  • Mr A Knowles BSc (Hons)

    Head of PE and Games, Head of Co-Curricular

  • M L Kimberley

    Head of KS1 PE and Games

  • Ms R Hughes

    All Years

Wrap Around Care

  • Mrs C Wilks NVQ Level 3

    Wrap Around Care Manager, Paediatric First Aider

  • Mrs P Pin

    EYFS/KS1 Late School Supervisor, Paediatric First Aider

  • Mrs S Simmons

    EYFS/KS1 Late School Supervisor, Paediatric First Aider

Senior School

Art & Photography

  • Mrs N Gudge BA (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Mrs J Burton BA (Hons)

    Head of House: Beardwood

  • Mrs D Feddes LLM

  • Mr S Zivanovic BA (Hons)

  • Mrs M Ward BA (Hons)

    Technician

Classics

  • Mr H Biggs MA (Oxon)

    Head of Department

  • Miss H Batten MA (Cantab)

    Assistant Director of Sixth Form Academic (UCAS)

  • Miss A Pettit BA (Hons)

  • Mr R Russell MA (Cantab)

    Headmaster

  • Mr D Titcombe BA (Hons)

  • Mr S Wakeham BA (Hons), MA

Computer Science

  • Mrs K Walsh BA (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Miss C Beale BSc (Hons), MA

    Digital Learning Co-ordinator

  • Miss J Li-Sue BA (Hons) DipNFTS

    Head of House: Prendergast

  • Mr G Sycamore BA, Dip MusEd

Design & Technology

  • Mrs C Cox BA (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Ms Y Bellis, BA (Hons)

  • Mr P Mayes BA (Hons)

  • Ms M Way BA (Hons)

  • Mr C Bradford

    Technician

  • Mrs E Chereau

    Technician

Drama

  • Ms N Maher BA (Hons), Acting Dip

    Director of Drama

  • Mrs D Sutherland BA (Hons)

    Assistant Head of Year 7, Assistant PSHEE Co-Ordinator

  • Mr R Peters BA (Hons)

    Theatre Technician

Economics & Business

  • Mr S Drury BA (Hons), MA

    Head of Economics, Director of Sixth Form, Deputy Safeguarding Designated Person

  • Mr M Cox BSc (Hons)

    Head of Business

  • Mr M Amran BA (Hons)

  • Mr C Emmerich BA, MA, MSc

  • Miss K Lindley BSc (Hons)

    Head of House: Norton

  • Mr M Poolton BA (Hons), MSc

    Head of Politics

English

  • Mrs K Guy BA (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Miss A Flegg BA (Hons)

    KS5 Co-ordinator

  • Mr T Cook BA (Hons)

    KS3 Co-ordinator

  • Ms S Diamond BA, MA

  • Mrs S Duke BA (Hons)

  • Mr J Hope BA (Hons), MA

    Debating Co-ordinator

  • Miss C Norton BA (Hons)

  • Miss M Schramm BA, MA

    Director of Studies

  • Ms M Solley

Geography

  • Mrs H Nissinen BSc (Hons), MA

    Head of Department

  • Mrs F McAuliffe BSc (Hons)

  • Miss C Shanks BA (Hons)

  • Mr O Snell BSc (Hons), MSc

    Assistant Director of Studies

  • Mr W Walker BSc (Hons)

History

  • Ms O Crummay MSc

    Head of Department, CCF

  • Miss M Forbes BA (Hons)

    KS3 Co-ordinator

  • Mr F Mashiter MA

  • Mr H Wheadon BSc (Hons)

Learning Support

  • Miss A Coode BA (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Mrs S Beard

    Assistant Director of Learning Support

  • Mrs S Duke BA (Hons)

  • Mrs C Scanlan BSc

    Learning Support Assistant

  • Mrs R Jagger BA (Hons)

    Learning Support Assistant

  • Ms N Thornhill BA (Hons)

    Learning Support Assistant

Maths

  • Mr A Guy MEng (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Mrs P Bharat Hirani BSc (Hons)

    Head of KS3

  • Miss Y Zhang BSc (Hons)

    Head of KS5

  • Mrs C Santry BSc (Hons)

    KS4 Co-ordinator

  • Miss C Beale BSc (Hons), MA

    Digital Learning Co-ordinator

  • Dr C Buescu BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD

  • Miss M Collett BSc, MSc

  • Mrs E Cordell BSc (Hons)

  • Mr E Hughes MEng

    Assistant Head of House: Bramley

  • Miss K Lindley BSc (Hons)

    Head of House: Norton

  • Mrs J Sansome BSc (Hons), MSc

    Director of Teaching & Learning

Media Studies

  • Mr C Foxall BA (Hons)

    Head of Department

  • Miss J Li-Sue BA (Hons), Dip NFTS

    Head of House: Prendergast, Co-ordinator of ICT and Computing

  • Mr J Osei-Tutu BA (Hons), MA

    Head of PHSEE, Head of Year 7

  • Mr Y Cheung BA (Hons)

    Media Technician

Modern Languages

  • Mr M Koutsakis MA

    Head of Department, Head of German

  • Miss L Chapman BA (Hons)

    Head of Spanish, Editor of The Colfeian

  • Mrs C Davies BA (Hons)

    Head of French, Assistant Director of Schools Partnerships

  • Mrs E Biggs BSc (Hons), MA

    Assistant Director of Sixth Form, Lead Trainer

  • Mrs J German BA (Hons)

    Director of Pastoral Care (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

  • Mrs N Saba DEUG

  • Mr S Ollerenshaw BA (Hons)

  • Mrs A Lukawska BA

  • Mr R Sanchez Sawa BA, MA

  • Mrs K Thomsen MA

  • Miss G Walton-Green BA (Hons)

  • Ms A Wigley BA (Hons)

Music

  • Mr T Newberry BA (Hons), Dip ABRSM

    Director of Music

  • Miss E Bryden BA (Hons)

  • Mrs D Graham GRSM LRAM

    Deputy Head

  • Mr G Sycamore BA, Dip MusEd

    Teacher of Music, Music Technician

  • Ms J Barber BA (Hons)

    Music Administrator

Outdoor Education

  • Major C Cherry BSc (Hons)

    Head of Department, Duke of Edinburgh Award

Physical Education

  • Mrs N Rayes BEd (Hons), EMBA

    Director of Sport, KS5 Co-ordinator

  • Mr A Bateson BA (Hons)

    Assistant Director of Sport, Master in charge of Rugby

  • Ms H Russell BSc (Hons)

    KS4 Co-ordinator

  • Mr C Barthorp BA

  • Ms R Hughes-Bunn BA (Hons)

  • Mr L Kimberley BSc (Hons)

    Master in charge of Football, Master in charge of EYFS & KS1 PE

  • Miss S Manzi BA (Hons)

    Master in charge of Swimming

  • Miss A Owen BSc (Hons)

    Master in charge of Hockey

  • Mr J Potter BA (Hons)

    Master in charge of Cricket, Assistant Head of House: Prendergast

  • Miss E Willats-Barrie BA (Hons)

    Master in charge of Netball, Assistant Head of House: Norton

  • Mr C Harris BSc

    Graduate Sports Assistant

Politics

  • Mr M Poolton BA (Hons), MSc

    Head of Department

Religion & Philosophy

  • Ms Z Kendrick BA (Hons), MEd

    Head of Department, Director of School Partnerships

  • Ms A Rycroft BSc

  • Miss L Wraw BA (Hons)

    Head of House: Bramley

Science - Biology

  • Dr G Zimmermann BSc, PhD

    Head of Biology

  • Dr S Ibendahl PhD

  • Mr C Morriss BSc (Hons)

    Head of Student Leadership, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Person

  • Miss A Pavesi BSc (Hons)

  • Mrs Brooke Smith BSc (Hons), MA

    Lead Science Practitioner

Science - Chemistry

  • Mr T Armstrong BSc (Hons)

    Head of Chemistry

  • Mr J Kiddey BSc (Hons)

  • Dr R Lindsay MSCi, PhD

  • Ms E Moore MChem

  • Mr J Worley BSc (Hons), DIS

    Assistant Director of Pastoral Care

Science - Psychology

  • Dr J Lea PhD, BSc (Hons)

    Head of Psychology, Master in charge of Work Experience

  • Mrs L Dunster BSc (Hons)

  • Mrs D McKay BA (Hons)

    Eudaimonia Co-ordinator

Science - Physics

  • Mr J Fishwick BSc (Hons)

    Head of Physics

  • Mx J Ariti-Alamonte BA

  • Mr M Hillmer BSME MS

  • Miss S Jangra, MEng

  • Mrs J De Bolla

    Senior Technician

  • Mrs J Greenshields BSc (Hons), CBiol, MSB

    Physics Technician

  • Mrs J Kalaravy BSc

    Chemistry Technician

  • Mrs C Smales BSc (Hons)

    KS3 Technician

Combined Cadet Force

  • Mr R Roberts BSc (Hons)

    Commanding Officer

  • WO2 A Coyle

    SPSI

Staff

Support staff

  • Mrs A Salmon CSBM

    Executive Assistant to the Headmaster

  • Mrs K Bridgman BA (Hons)

    Director of Admissions & Communications

  • Mrs K McNeill

    Director of Development

  • Mrs N Entwistle BA (Hons)

    Communications Manager

  • Mrs H Phipps BSc (Hons)

    Admissions Manager

  • Ms E Silk BA (Hons)

    Admissions & Communications Officer

  • Mrs M Tranter BA (Hons)

    Admissions Officer

  • Fr S Hall BA, MA (Oxon)

    School Chaplain

  • Mrs D Bean BA (Hons)

    Head of Careers

  • Mrs H Englefield, BA (Hons), Dip Lib

    Head Librarian

  • Ms E Stephenson, BA (Hons)

    Library Assistant

  • Mrs J Cardnell BA (Hons)

    Archivist

  • Miss H Roberts BSc (Hons)

    Examinations Officer, Cover Manager

  • Mrs E Fitzpatrick BA (Hons)

    Sixth Form Administrative Co-ordinator

  • Mrs L Banks

    Office Manager

  • Mrs M Bassett BSc

    Administrative Officer

  • Mrs J Pickering

    Administrative Officer

  • Mrs G Smereka

    Administrative Officer

  • Mr S Anthony BEng (Hons)

    Data Manager

  • Mr N Constant

    Network Technician

  • Mr S O'Hara

    Network Technician

  • Mr O Almenoar

    IT Support Technician and Administrator

  • Mr I Bassett

    School Technician & Photographer

Bursarial Staff

  • Mr M Adamson MA Cantab, FCA

    Bursar & Clerk to Governors

  • Ms P Keogh BSc (Hons)

    Bursar's Secretary

  • Mrs C Finch BA (Hons), FCCA

    Assistant Bursar

  • Mr M Scobie, BSc, ACCA

    Operations Director

  • Mr M Lawrie-Raison

    Operations Manager

  • Mrs A Ross MA

    Human Resources

  • Mrs L Moules

    Bursary Assistant

  • Mrs C Conti

    Bursary and Admissions Assistant

  • Miss L Thompson BA (Hons)

    Secretary to the Clerk to the Governors and Bursary Assistant

  • Mrs P Willis

    Development Assistant

  • Mrs K Bateson

    School Nurse

  • Dr N Lawrence MBBS, BSc, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH

    School Doctor

  • Mrs K Kashif BEd (Cantab), MACounsPsych, Reg BACP (Accred)

    School Counsellor

  • Mr L Almenoar BA

    Leisure Centre

  • Mr P Taylor

    Premises Manager

  • Mr A Hammett

    Deputy Premises Manager

  • Mr A Blackmore

    Maintenance Manager

  • Mr L Keswick

    Maintenance

  • Mr J Coombes

    Schoolkeeper

  • Mr J Hammett

    Schoolkeeper

  • Ms S Stone

    Schoolkeeper

  • Mr I Whitlock

    Schoolkeeper

  • Mr B Atkins

    Head Groundsman

  • Mr S Bullen

    Groundsman

  • Mr B King

    Groundsman

  • Mr J Newton

    Groundsman

  • Ms A Jakiene

    Catering Manager

How to apply

Find out more about how to apply for Colfe's School. Our main entry points are at ages 3, 4, 11 and 16.