Staff

Our staff have a wealth of experience and all share the common goal to instil a love of learning in our pupils.

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In the lower school, there is one teacher and one classroom assistant per class.  In the upper years there is one teacher per class. We have specialist teachers for P.E, French, Music, Drama, and EAL.  Some staff run additional after-school clubs, including Cookery, Mandarin, Robotics, Judo and Animation.

Senior Leadership Team

Claire Murdoch
Head, Designated Safeguarding Lead, BSc Psychology, Dip Art in Education, PGCE, QTS

Alarie Drummonds
Deputy Head, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Year 5 Teacher, BSc Psychology and Counselling, PGCE, QTS

Jamie Dewar
Head of Lower School, EYFS Designated Safeguarding Lead, Reception Teacher, BA Politics, PGCE, QTS

Teaching Staff

Leah Golding
Year 1 Teacher, Head of Art & DT, PGCE, QTS, BA Theatre and Drama Arts

Michelle Craft
Year 2 Teacher, Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary Education)

Ashley Johnson
Year 3/4 Teacher, Head of History & Geography, Bachelor of Education, LLB Law 

Shoaib Mastan
Year 6 Teacher, Head of Computing & Maths, BSc Mathematics, PGCE, QTS

Sarah Elbir  
Teaching Assistant, Level 3 Early Years Educator 

Steven Murray
Teaching Assistant, BSc Combined STEM

Laura Basso
Teaching Assistant, Masters International Communication and Co-Operation, TEFL

Rachel Kevany
Teaching Assistant, BA Music & Philosophy, MA Musical Theatre Performance

 Specialists 

Laetitia Khenchelaoui
French, PGCE, QTS, BA Applied Foreign Languages

Harriet Snell
Drama Teacher, LAMDA, BA Acting, PGCE

Jan Guthrie
Music Teacher, MA in Music Education (studying), BA Music, PGCE, QTS

Carlos Regatero Luna
PE Teacher / Cover / Interventions, BA Modern Foreign Languages, PE Education, QTS

Stephanie Oatridge
Piano, MMus

Tim Carnegie
HND Music Performance, Drums

James Bramley
MSc Dev. Studies, BA, Music Advanced certificates, Guitar

Tina Davis
EAL Tutor, BA Theatre Design, TEFL

Admin, Maintenance & Support Staff

Louise Kavanagh
School Administrator

Bonyo Dimitrov
New Model School Sites Manager

Valerie Warde
School Assistant

Ade Sampson
School Assistant