Staff and Council

Senior Management Team

Hilary Mann

Hilary Mann

Designated Safeguarding Lead
Lynne Topsey-Eaton

Lynne Topsey-Eaton

Deputy Head, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Director of Studies, KS1 Form Tutor, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Lead
Caroline Williams

Caroline Williams

School Business Manager

Teaching Staff

Cheryl Brendish: Music

Harriet Elworthy: Games

Jonny Elworthy: PE, Games, Classroom Subjects

Delphine Fergus: Modern Foreign Languages, Classroom Subjects

Matthew Gale: Y3 Form Tutor, Classroom Subjects, Mental Health First Aider

Paul Kellas: KS3 Form Tutor, Science, Geography

Victoria Maynard: SEND

Rose Sullivan, Y4 From Tutor, Lower Prep English, Classroom Subjects

Lisa Smith: Nursery Lead

Jackie Spoors: Maths

Lisa Topsey: Performing Arts Co-ordinator

Jo Virr: Art & Design and Design Technology

Alison Wallis: EYFS Lead, Reception Form Tutor

Tracy Warden: Y2 Teacher: Classroom Subjects

Vanessa Wherry: Upper Prep English, Y6 Form Tutor

Support Staff

Gemma Winterbottom: Nursery Assistant

Caroline Ramsay: Special Support Assistant

Main House Staff

Tara Brown: Office Administrator/Secretary

Kevin Andrew: Groundsman

Abbey Bray: Riding Assistant

Miriam Hopper: Head of Riding

Peter Constant: Maintenance

David Simmons: Maintenance

Rachel Dunn: Catering Lead

Linda Twinn: Kitchen Assistant

Jaclyn Jones: Kitchen Assistant

Rupert (The Dog): Mental Health Support

Managing Council

Canon R White MBE


Mrs R White


Mr R Ackland

Managing Council Representative with responsibility for Safeguarding

Graham Hilder

Managing Council Representative for Health and Safety

Dr R White


Mr T White

Mrs M White

Paul Spencer Ellis

Managing Council Representative for Education

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