Staff List

Senior School Teaching Staff | Prep School Teaching Staff
Senior School Housemistresses | Senior Boarding Housemistresses

SENIOR SCHOOL SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

PREP SCHOOL SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

BUSINESS CENTRE MANAGEMENT

DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEADS

Mrs Wendy Gibbs (Lead DSL), Mrs Vic Alexander, Miss Emily Jefford, Mrs Kirsty Meredith dsl@stcatherines.info 
 

WHOLE SCHOOL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Senior Teacher - NQT Mentor, Editor of the School Magazine - Mr Philip Friend

  • Senior Teacher - Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme Coordinator, Sixth Form Charities, Philanthropy and Community Boards - Mrs Jean Arrick

  • Development and Marketing Director - Ms Pippa Carte

  • Website Editor - Mrs Davina Byrne

SENIOR SCHOOL PUBLIC EXAMINATIONS, CAREERS AND HIGHER EDUCATION

  • Examinations Officer – Miss Elizabeth Bathurst

  • Director of Careers Education - Mrs Catherine Taylor

  • UCAS Coordinator – Mrs Kate Hawtin, assisted by UCAS advisors - Dr Elodie Nevin, Mrs Catherine Taylor and the Sixth Form Tutor Team

  • Oxbridge Coordinators - Mrs Claerwen Patterson, Mrs Catherine Peel

  • Oxbridge Mentors - Mrs Jessica Ashby, Dr Guy Brindley, Dr Kathleen Puech, Mrs Hannah Simcock, Dr Jennifer Taylor

  • Local Outreach Coordinator – Mrs Catherine Harrison

  • Scholars Mentors – Dr Jenny Taylor (Coordinator), Mrs Montse Gil Rivas, Mrs Debbie Kitchen, Mrs Caroline Willis 

ICT AND ANNIVERSARY HALLS

FOUNDATION OFFICE

LIBRARIES

SENIOR SCHOOL TEACHING STAFF

TECHNICIANS

MODERN FOREIGN LANGUAGE ASSISTANTS

ACADEMIC MENTORING IN THE SENIOR SCHOOL

  • Ms Elizabeth Ryan, Head of Academic Mentoring BA Hons, Aberystwyth, MA Reading, PGCE (Academic Mentoring) elizabeth.ryan@stcatherines.info  

  • Mrs Denise Osborn, Assistant Academic Mentoring Teacher and Access Arrangements Officer, BA Hons, Bristol, DipSpLD, PgDip SENCo (Academic Mentoring) denise.osborn@stcatherines.info  

SCHOOL HOUSEMISTRESSES/ MASTER

  • ASHCOMBE - Mrs Amanda White

  • MERRIMAN - Mrs Rosa McQuade

  • MIDLETON - Mrs Ceri-Anne Wiskin

  • MUSGRAVE - Mrs Debbie Kitchen

  • RUSSELL BAKER - Mrs Isabel Cook

  • STONER - Mr James Reed

FOURTH FORM TUTORS

  • ASHCOMBE - Mr James Clarke

  • MERRIMAN - Mr Alasdair Wright

  • MIDLETON - Mr James Hyder

  • MUSGRAVE - Miss Tansy Parkinson

  • RUSSELL BAKER - Mrs Louise Hopkins

  • STONER - Miss Krystyna Sawicki

U3/L4 HOUSE TUTORS

  • ASHCOMBE - Ms Bianca Brunelli

  • MERRIMAN - Miss Emilie Chandler

  • MIDLETON - Miss Joanna Paish

  • MUSGRAVE - Mrs Montse Gil Rivas

  • RUSSELL BAKER - Miss Tamsyn White (maternity leave)

  • RUSSELL BAKER - Mrs Jennifer Thompson (maternity cover)

  • STONER - Miss Marjorie Kerleau

SIXTH FORM TUTORS

Mrs Jean Arrick, Mrs Nicola Austin, Miss Elizabeth Bathurst, Mr Philip Friend, Mrs Andrea Fuller, Mr Matthew Greenfield, Mrs Catherine Peel, Dr Kathleen Puech, Ms Louise Robson, Ms Elizabeth Ryan, Mrs Jacqueline Street, Mrs Cathy Williams

ASSISTANT TUTORS

  • ASHCOMBE - Mrs Alicia Robinson

  • MERRIMAN - Dr Guy Brindley

  • MIDLETON - Miss Mhairi Claire Lynch

  • MUSGRAVE - Mrs Davina Byrne

  • RUSSELL BAKER - Mrs Nabila Gordon

  • STONER - Miss Arie Pearson

BOARDING HOUSEMISTRESSES

  • Senior Boarding Housemistress and SYMES - Mrs Helen Harkness

  • Assistant Housemistress in Symes - Miss Joanna Paish

  • BRONTE - Mrs Catherine Harrison

  • Assistant Housemistress in Bronte - Miss Natalie McAlister

  • KELLER - Mrs Tracy Evans

  • Assistant Housemistress in Keller, i/c the Keller Annexe in the Centenary Building – Mrs Marian Jimenez Sanchez-Manzanares

  • HEAD OF SIXTH FORM BOARDING - Mrs Jacqueline Street

  • Assistant Housemistress in The 6 - Mrs Lorraine Kowalewska

Resident Staff Team – This is made up of members of the academic staff listed above who support the work of the Boarding Housemistresses during the evenings and at weekends.

ADMINISTRATION SENIOR SCHOOL

PREPARATORY SCHOOL TEACHING STAFF

PGCE – Post Graduate Certificate of Education         QTS – Qualified Teacher Status     ITT - Initial Teaching Training

ACADEMIC MENTORING IN THE PREP SCHOOL

VISITING STAFF

TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Mrs Wendy Bacon, Mrs Sarah Benkert, Mrs Michelle Bigland, Mrs Sarah Grewal, Mrs Suzie O’Donnell, Mrs Louise Silvester

ADMINISTRATION PREP SCHOOL

MEDICAL CENTRE SISTERS

medical@stcatherines.info

  • Sister Linda Green RGN - Senior Nursing Sister, Sister Dominique Barnett RGN, Sister Jo Clark RN BSc, Sister Rachel Clark RN BSc, Sister Maya Garside RGN, Sister Lauretta Pope RGN

  • First Aid Trainers - Sister Dominique Barnett and Mrs Cathy Williams

  • Lead Resident Clinical Psychologist - Dr Joanne Taylor, BSc, MSc, Dpsy

  • Resident Clinical Psychologist – Dr Louise Fermandel, BSc, MSc, Dpsy

  • School Counsellor - Mrs Linda Simpson, Dip Couns MBACP (Reg) DHyp MBSCH DipSMgt

  • School Counsellor - Mrs Pippa Rashbrook, BA (Hons) Couns MBACP Accred

  • School Counsellor – Miss Charlotte Wheeler, BA (Hons) MBACP

ST CATHERINE’S DANCE SCHOOL

AFTER SCHOOL CARE

Mrs Wendy Bacon (Lead Supervisor), Mrs Sophie Wilson (Deputy Supervisor), Miss Tania Whatley, Miss Lizze Banks

GAP ASSISTANTS

Autumn Term 2022: Miss Olivia Brinkler, Miss Rebecca Darby-Wade, Miss Isobel Halloran, Miss Isabella Hornor, Miss Amy McFadden, Miss Kate McGirr

GRADUATE GAP STAFF: Miss Molly Taylor, Miss Mhairi Claire Lynch

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC TEACHERS

PIANO

  • Mrs Esther Knight, DipABRSM, BMus Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, MMus, LRAM (RAM) - Head of Keyboard
  • Miss Elizabeth Hayley, FRSA GRSM LRAM LGSMD LTCL
  • Mr Duncan Appleby, BMus, Birmingham Conservatoire, MPerf RCM
  • Mrs Julia Freeman, LRAM (perf) PGDip
  • Miss Charlotte Hobbs, BMus, PGDip
  • Miss Irena Radić, BMus, DipABRSM
  • Miss Jinah Shim, BMus London
  • Mrs Rachael Thomas, BMus RCM, MMus London
  • Mrs Alexandra Tinker, BMus (Hons) MSc LRSM (maternity leave)
  • Mr Nathan Tinker, BMus, CRD, MPerf, GSMD (maternity cover)

ORGAN

  • Miss Catherine Olver, MA Cantab, ARCO, ALCM - School Organist and Head of Organ Studies

PERCUSSION AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

  • Mr Ian Young, DipRSL LCGI GRMSM (Percussion) - Head of Percussion and Contemporary Music
  • Mr Michael Goodman, PGCE Institute of Education (Acoustic, Bass and Electric Guitar)
  • Mr Peter Howe, ARCM (Classical and Acoustic Guitar)
  • Mr Peter Rayner, BMus, Guildhall (Percussion)

STRINGS

  • Mrs Silja Loya, Music Pedagogue Tampere Conservatoire, Finland; PGDip RCM (Violin) - Head of Strings
  • Mr Miguel Calvo, MMus Guildhall School of Music and Drama (‘Cello) - Assistant Head of Strings
  • Mrs Luisa Cordell, BMus University of Surrey (Harp)
  • Ms Caroline Harding, GTCL, LTCL, ARCM (Double Bass)
  • Mrs Julia McDonough, MA (Dist.), DipRCM, ARCM, CTABRSM (Violin, Viola)
  • Miss Jayne Spencer, AGSM, LGSM (‘Cello)
  • Mr Barry Sutton, AGSM (Violin, Viola)

WOODWIND

  • Mrs Denise Burt, FTCL, LTCL (Flute) - Head of Woodwind and Brass
  • Mrs Louise Bradbury, BMus, LRAM, ARAM (Recorder)
  • Miss Louise Hayter, BMus, PGDip (Oboe)
  • Mrs Fiona Howe, ARCM (Flute)
  • Mrs Glynis Langley, GLCM, LLCM(TD) (Clarinet, Saxophone)
  • Mr Donald Lloyd, BMus Portsmouth, LRSM, QTS (Bassoon)
  • Mrs Michelle Nash, BA Canterbury, PGDip (Clarinet, Saxophone)
  • Miss Chloe Potter, BMus Guildhall (Clarinet, Saxophone)

BRASS

  • Mrs Victoria Isfryn, BMus, PGDip RCS (Trumpet) (maternity leave)
  • Miss Jessica Ortony, BMus Perf RSAM (French Horn)
  • Mr Paul Sykes, RMSM (Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba)
  • Mr Samuel Pierce, BMus, MA (Trumpet) (maternity cover)

VOICE

  • Mrs Sarah Jones, BMus Perf LCM - Head of Vocal Studies
  • Mrs Fiona Campbell, LRAM, DipRAM
  • Miss Janice Watson, AGSM

CHESS

  • Mr Andrew Martin - International Chess Master in Residence, FIDE (Federation Internationale des Echecs) Senior Trainer

SCHOOL SHOP

ST CATHERINE’S SPORTS CLUB

BUSINESS CENTRE STAFF

Staffing can change from term to term.  If you would like a hard copy please email the School office – schooloffice@stcatherines.info