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Senior leadership team

Headmistress

Mrs Victoria Bingham
MA (Oxon)
Bio

Senior Deputy Head, Pastoral

Ms Zoë Brass
BA (Queen's University)
Bio

Deputy Head, Academic

Mr Stuart Foster
BA (Oxon), MA (Warwick)
Bio

Director of Finance and Operations

Mr Robert Jones
MA (Oxon)
Bio

Director of Partnerships & Employability

Dr Rachel Osborne
MEng (Oxon) PhD (Imperial)
Bio

Head of Junior School

Ms Caroline Spencer
MSc (Sheffield) BSc (Leeds)
Bio

Junior School Deputy Head

Miss Lucy Szemerenyi
BSc (Sussex)
Bio

Director of Sixth Form

Mr Jamie Waller
BA (Oxon)
Bio

Senior School

Art & Design

  • Miss C Bluck, BA Kingston (Head of Art)
  • Mr A Hennessey, BA (Art Technician)
  • Mr N Hunter, BA Liverpool, MA Goldsmiths, University of London (Art)
  • Miss S Morgan, BA, MA Norwich (Art)
  • Mr J Morrison, BA (Art Technician)
  • Dr M Naydenova-Slade, PhD Courtauld (History of Art)
  • Ms L Wengrowe, BA Sussex (Art)

Computing

  • Miss M Greenland, BSc London (Head of Computing)
  • Miss D Lee, MSc UCL (Coder in Residence)

Classics

  • Mrs V Bingham, MA Oxon (CLassics)
  • Miss A Bolland, BA Cantab (Classics)
  • Miss N Marchant, BA Cantab (Head of Classics)
  • Miss S-L Lui, BA Oxon (Classics)
  • Ms C Simpson, BA Oxon (Classics)
  • Ms R Hewes, MA, King’s College London (Classics)

Design & Technology

  • Mrs M Claridge, BA University of Portsmouth (Design Technology)
  • Mrs S Fanning, BSc London, Dip Arch RIBA (Head of Design Technology)
  • Miss C Pearce, BA UCL (Design Technology)
  • Miss S Uddin, BA (Design Technology Technician)
  • Ms A Wrigglesworth, BA Loughborough, MA Cantab (Design Technology)

Drama

  • Mr C Alaru, BA Queensland (Drama)
  • Miss E Ayres, BA (Drama Technician)
  • Ms K Martin, BA De Montfort (Head of Drama)
  • Miss R Stern, BA London (Drama), MA Warwick (Educational Innovation)

Economics

  • Ms Z Brass, BA Queen’s University (Economics)
  • Mr S Foster, BA Oxon (PPE)
  • Mr J Waller, BA Oxon (PPE)
  • Mr C Wharton, BA Oxon (Head of Economics)

English

  • Ms A Bokkerink, MA Cantab (English)
  • Dr K Etheridge, BA, MSt., DPhil Oxon (English)
  • Mr N Garrard, MA Cantab, MA Manchester (English)
  • Mr B Harkins, MA Cantab, MA London (Head of English)
  • Mr A Keiler, BA Leicester (English)
  • Mr P Larochelle, BA Massachusetts (Drama & English)
  • Miss A Morton, BA Bristol (English)

Geography

  • Mrs L Hruska, MA Institute of Education (Geography)
  • Miss J Humphreys, BSc, MEd Birmingham (Geography)
  • Mrs N Liston, MA Oxon (Geography)
  • Mr M Morgan, BA Leeds Metropolitan (Head of Geography)
  • Mrs E J Sanders, BSc Miami (Geography)

History & Politics

  • Mrs V Boyarsky, BA Cantab, MPhil London (History)
  • Ms E Chandler-Thompson, MA University of London (History)
  • Dr M Egan, BA UCL, MA Essex, PhD UCL (Politics, History & Critical Thinking)
  • Miss L Knowles, BA Sheffield (History)
  • Miss H McDougall, BA Oxon (Head of History)
  • Miss C Moffat, BA Warwick (History and Politics)
  • Mrs P Morgan, MA Cantab (History)
  • Mr O Schortz, BA Cantab, MSc, LSE (History)

Languages

  • Mrs A Bartnicka, CLM Granada (German)
  • Mr E Cabezas, BA Seville (Head of Spanish)
  • Ms K Collette-Weiss (German, Language Assistant)
  • Miss M Fajardo Duran, QTS, CILT (Spanish)
  • Mrs C Finley, CAPES Toulouse (French & Spanish)
  • Mr R Garvey, MA Leeds (Mandarin)
  • Mrs D F Hugh, BA Manchester, MBA (Modern Languages)
  • Miss A Martin Jomse (Spanish, Language Assistant)
  • Mrs J Meyer, BSc, MA London (Head of German)
  • Mr M Morley, BA Lancaster (Head of Modern Foreign Languages)
  • Mrs G Nwoko, MA Roehampton (Spanish and French)
  • Mrs S O’Driscoll, BA Cork (German)
  • Mrs L Raitz, MA Cantab (French)
  • Mrs I Rush-Canevet (French, Language Assistant)
  • Mr R Soames, BA UCL (German and Italian)

Librarians

  • Dr M Brainard, PhD Universität Osnabrück, MSLIS, Pratt Institute
  • Miss R Elliot, MSLIS

Mathematics

  • Miss A Aneja, MSc King’s College (Mathematics)
  • Mr S Davis, BSc, University of London (Mathematics)
  • Mrs K Flitterman, BSc Birmingham (Mathematics)
  • Mr J Hansford, BA York (Head of Mathematics)
  • Mr T Jones, BA Cantab (Mathematics)
  • Mr R Kerr, BSc Polytechnic of Central London (Mathematics)
  • Mrs P Shah, BA Oxon (Mathematics)
  • Mr D Suarez, BSc London (Mathematics)
  • Ms V Teles, MA Institute of Education (Mathematics)
  • Miss Y Wang, BSc ICL (Mathematics)
  • Mr M Willett, BA Cantab (Mathematics)

Music

  • Dr S Collisson, MusB Manchester, MMus, PhD, MIoL (Director of Music)
  • Miss S Ellis, BMus Cardiff (Assistant Director of Music)
  • Mr C Beecroft, BMus Trinity Laban (Music)

Philosophy & Religion

  • Ms N Kennedy, BA (Philosophy and Religion)
  • Mrs A Johnson, BA Birmingham (Head of Philosophy and Religion)

Psychology

  • Dr E Morewood, MA Cantab (Psychology)
  • Miss C Waghorn, BA Exeter (Head of Psychology)

Sciences

  • Mr P Arundale, BSc Manchester (Head of Chemistry)
  • Mrs J Arundale, BSc Lancaster (Physics)
  • Mrs S Bernstein, BSc London (Physics)
  • Mrs K Best, BA Open University (Physics)
  • Ms R Buttigieg, BSc Malta (Biology)
  • Ms N Elliot, BA, Manhattanville College (Biology)
  • Mrs C I Ezike, BSc (Science Technician)
  • Mr M Gadgil, BSc OU (Chemistry)
  • Mrs C Gallagher, BSc Leeds (Biology & Geography)
  • Mrs H Kamps, BSc British Columbia (Head of Physics)
  • Miss A Knox, MSci Durham (Chemistry)
  • Mrs A Logan, BSc Wales (Head of Biology)
  • Dr R Osborne, PhD Imperial (Physics)
  • Mr L Poza, BSc University of London (Chemistry)
  • Ms E Russo, BSc Durham (Director of STEM)
  • Miss R Sayed, MSci Kwazulu-Natal (Physics)
  • Ms V M Spawls, BSc Westminster (Biology)
  • Mrs A Weekes, HND (Science Technician)
  • Dr C J Woodward, BSc, PhD London (Biology)
  • Mrs T Zabergja, BA/BSc (Science Technician)

Sports

  • Mrs R Banfield, BA Brighton (Physical Education)
  • Mrs G Cooke, BA Brighton (Physical Education)
  • Miss C Hardy, BA Bath (Assistant Director of Sport)
  • Miss L Hayes, BA Brunel (Physical Education)
  • Miss J Matthews, BSc Loughborough (Director of Sport)
  • Miss Z Robson, BSc Brunel (Physical Education)
  • Miss L Scahill, BA Australian College of Physical Education (Physical Education)
  • Miss A Winter, BSc Oxford Brookes (Sports Assistant)

Junior School

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs C Atkinson, MA Cantab
  • Mrs T Bhattaacharya, MA King’s College London
  • Mrs H Blackford, BSc Durham
  • Miss M Campbell, BEd Edinburgh
  • Ms C Casali, BA London Guildhall
  • Mr C Christensen, BA Middlesex
  • Mrs S Crimmin, BEd London Metropolitan
  • Miss S Cramer, BSc Leeds
  • Ms Z Hammond-Smith, BA Roehampton
  • Ms B Lagaay, BSc Sheffield Hallam
  • Mrs L Lougee, BA Durham
  • Ms A Marinides, BA UCL, MSc UCL
  • Mrs Z Paramour, BA Leeds
  • Miss J Prothero, BA York
  • Ms A Sanchez Sawicka, BSc Westminster
  • Mrs S Somers, BA Manchester, MA UCL
  • Mrs R Sterling, BA Birmingham
  • Ms J Stewart, BA Oxford Brookes
  • Mr M Weddell, BEng Brunel

Sports

  • Miss M Maddick, BSc

Librarian

  • Ms T Volhard, BA

Teachers’ Assistants

  • Ms E Bartunekova, NVQ Level 3
  • Andreina Gomes Escorcio, BA
  • Mrs S Suganthan, NVQ Level 4
  • Ms T Volhard, BA

Visiting music staff

Piano

  • Ms G Cracknell, LRAM
  • Mr T End, ARAM
  • Mr I Laks, B.Mus
  • Ms B Jones, PGDip, LRAM
  • Mr P Moore, ARAM, DipRAM, BMus, LRAM, LGSMD
  • Miss S Warwick, BMus (RCM)

Percussion

  • Mr T Marsden, BMus, MMus

Singing

  • Ms C Barnett-Jones, MA
  • Mr J Clarkson, MA
  • Mr V Kirk B.Mus
  • Mrs L Monteiro, BA
  • Ms M Phillips, BA
  • Ms D Thomas, Dip Degree

Strings

  • Ms C Barry, BA (Cello)
  • Ms C Cohen, BMus, LRAM (Violin)
  • Mr R Fogg, BA (Guitar)
  • Mrs E Menenes, BA (Violin)
  • Ms L Moore, BMus, LRAM, PPRAM (Cello)
  • Ms G Murray, BA (Double Bass)
  • Mr S Perkins, BMus, DipNCOS (Violin, Viola)

Wind

  • Ms D Calland, BMus, LRAM (Brass)
  • Ms F Carpos, MMus, FTCL (Bassoon)
  • Ms S J Clarke, GGSM (Clarinet, Saxophone, Theory)
  • Mr D Clewlow, BA (Brass)
  • Ms K Corrigan, BA Dunelm, MMus (Recorder)
  • Mrs G Jones (Horn) ARCM DipNCOS
  • Mr I Judson, LRWCMD (Flute)
  • Mr A McNeil, BMus (Saxophone)
  • Mr M Onissi, LTCL (Saxophone)
  • Miss E Tingey, LWCMD, ACC WCMD, TCM (Oboe, Theory)

Support staff

  • Mr A Rosenbaum (Academic Support and Data Manager)
  • Mrs G Hobbins (Administrative Assistant)
  • Ms P Karavla (Admissions Registrar)
  • Ms F Hurst, BA (Alumnae Manager)
  • Ms J Bailey, MFA (Deputy Head PA)
  • Mrs S Whitworth, MA (Director of Development)
  • Mr S Aparicio (Director of IT)
  • Mrs D Greengrass, BSocSc, PgDip (Exams Officer)
  • Mrs L Bullen (Finance Manager)
  • Ms J Williams (Finance Officer)
  • Mrs L Vadgama, BA, ACMA, DcHA (Finance Assistant)
  • Mrs K Ions, MA (Head of Admissions)
  • Ms J Mason, MA (Head of Marketing & Communications)
  • Mr E Lamba (Head’s PA & SLT Executive Assistant)
  • Mrs L Cripps, AssocCIPD (Head of HR & Operations)
  • Mr L Pagurschi, BSc (ICT Technician)
  • Mr D Padfield (ICT Support)
  • Miss J Chorley, BA (Music Administrator)
  • Mrs S Bell (Resources/School Comms/Reporting Coordinator)
  • Miss J Day, Miss H Gandhi (Receptionists)
  • Mrs C Brookes, Mrs O Crossley-Holland, Mrs R Shock (School Counsellors)
  • Miss M Prado Leon Casas (School Nurse)
  • Mr R Clarke, Mr B Clulow, Mr D Lacey, Mr J Murray, Mr T Miller (Site Managers)
  • Mr A Adamou (Security)

For current parents and pupils wishing to contact specific teachers, please use the format initial.surname@shhs.gdst.net.

If you wish to contact the Headmistress, Mrs Bingham, please email her PA, at e.lamba@shhs.gdst.net.