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Staff

Senior leadership team

Headmistress

Mrs Victoria Bingham
MA (Oxon)
Bio

Senior Deputy Head, Pastoral

Ms Zoë Brass
BA (Queen's University)
Bio

Director of Finance and Operations

Mr Robert Jones
MA (Oxon)
Bio

Director of Studies

Mr Tristan Jones
BA (Cantab)
Bio

Director of Partnerships and 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

Deputy Head Academic

Mr Adam Westwood
BSc (Nottingham)
Bio

Director of Sixth Form

Mr Richard White
BA (Leeds)
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
  • Miss S Morgan, BA, MA Norwich
  • Mr J Morrison, BA (Art Technician)
  • Dr M Naydenova-Slade, PhD Courtauld (History of Art)
  • Ms L Wengrowe, BA Sussex

Computing

  • Mr R Brady, MSc UCL (Head of Computing)

Classics

  • Mrs V Bingham, MA Oxon
  • Miss A Bolland, BA Cantab
  • Miss N Marchant, BA Cantab (Head of Classics)
  • Miss A Jacobs, MA Cantab
  • Miss S-L Lui, BA Oxon
  • Ms C Simpson, BA Oxon (Assistant Head of Sixth Form)
  • Miss R Turnor, BA Manchester

Design & Technology

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

Drama

  • Mr C Alaru, BA Queensland (Head of Upper School; Head of Year 9)
  • Ms K Martin, BA De Montfort (Head of Drama)
  • Miss R Stern, BA London, MA Warwick (Assistant Head of Digital Strategy)

Economics

  • Ms Z Brass, BA Queen’s University
  • Ms C Thompson, BA Leeds
  • Mr C Wharton, BA Oxon (Head of Economics)

English

  • Ms A Bokkerink, MA Cantab
  • Dr K Etheridge, BA, MSt., DPhil Oxon (Director of Debating)
  • Mr B Harkins, MA Cantab, MA London (Head of English)
  • Ms M Janz, BA Oxon
  • Mr A Keiler, BA Leicester
  • Mr P Larochelle, BA Massachusetts (Second in Department)
  • Mr E Monroe, BA Leeds

Geography

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

History & Politics

  • Mrs V Boyarsky, BA Cantab, MPhil London (History)
  • Dr M Egan, BA UCL, MA Essex, PhD UCL (Politics, History & Critical Thinking; Assistant Head Research & Innovation)
  • Miss L Knowles, BA Sheffield (History; Head of Lower School & Transition; Head of Year 8)
  • Ms H McDougall, BA Oxon (Head of History; Head of Oxbridge Provision)
  • Miss C Moffat, BA Warwick (History & Politics)
  • Mrs P Morgan, MA Cantab (History)
  • Miss L Murphy,  BA Oxon (History)
  • Mr R White,  BA Leeds (History, Director of Sixth Form)

Languages

  • Mrs A Bartnicka, CLM Granada (German)
  • Mr E Cabezas, BA Seville (Head of Spanish)
  • 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)
  • Mrs N Ziehm-Mahnke (German, Language Assistant)

Librarians

  • Dr M Brainard, PhD Universität Osnabrück, MSLIS, Pratt Institute
  • Miss R Elliott, BA Reading

Mathematics

  • Miss A Aneja, MSc King’s College
  • Mr D Atkinson, BA Cantab
  • Mr S Davis, BSc, University of London (Second in Department)
  • Mrs K Flitterman, BSc Birmingham
  • Mr J Hansford, BA York (Head of Mathematics)
  • Mr T Jones, BA Cantab (Director of Studies/SLT)
  • Mr R Kerr, BSc Polytechnic of Central London
  • Ms V Teles, MA Institute of Education (Head of Year 9)
  • Mrs N Turton, BA Virginia
  • Miss Y Wang, BSc ICL
  • Mr M Willett, BA Cantab (Assistant Head of Sixth Form)

Music

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

Philosophy & Religion

  • Ms N Kennedy, BA
  • Mrs A Johnson, BA Birmingham 
  • Ms L Summers, BA Bristol

Psychology

  • Ms J Massey-Smith, BA (acting Head of Psychology)
  • Miss A Toverljani, BSc UCL
  • Miss C Waghorn, BA Exeter (Head of Psychology)

Sciences

  • Mr P Arundale, BSc Manchester (Head of Chemistry)
  • Mrs J Arundale, BSc Lancaster (Physics; KS3 Learning Support Co-ordinator)
  • Ms R Buttigieg, BSc Malta (Biology)
  • Ms N Elliott, 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; International Universities Lead)
  • Mrs A Logan, BSc Wales (Head of Biology; Med/Vet Science Lead)
  • Dr R Osborne, PhD Imperial (Physics, SLT)
  • 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; Head of Year 11)
  • Mrs A Weekes, HND (Science Technician)
  • Mr A Westwood, BSc Nottingham (Physics, SLT)
  • Dr C J Woodward, BSc, PhD London (Biology)
  • Mrs T Zabergja, BA/BSc (Science Technician)

Sports

  • Mrs R Banfield, BA Brighton
  • Mrs G Cooke, BA Brighton (Assistant Head of Year 10 & 11)
  • Miss C Hardy, BA Bath (Assistant Director of Sport)
  • Miss L Hayes, BA Brunel (Head of Football)
  • Miss L Martin, BA Brighton
  • Miss J Matthews, BSc Loughborough (Director of Sport)
  • Miss A Winter, BSc Oxford Brookes

Junior School

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs C Atkinson, MA Cantab
  • Mrs T Bhattacharyya, MA King’s College London
  • Miss M Campbell, BEd Edinburgh (Science Co-ordinator)
  • Ms C Casali, BA London Guildhall (Teacher of Art)
  • Mr C Christensen, BA Middlesex (Director of Music)
  • Mrs S Crimmin, BEd London Metropolitan (Teacher of French)
  • Miss S Cramer, BSc Leeds
  • Ms N Elliott, BA, Manhattanville College (Teacher of Science)
  • Ms Z Hammond-Smith, BA Roehampton
  • Mrs A Logan, BSc Wales (Teacher of Science)
  • Mrs L Lougee, BA Durham (Phase Leader: Reception to Year 2)
  • Mrs Z Paramour, BA Leeds
  • Miss J Prothero, BA York
  • Ms A Sanchez Sawicka, BSc Westminster
  • Mrs S Somers, BA Manchester, MA UCL
  • Ms J Stewart, BA Oxford Brookes
  • Mr M Weddell, BEng Brunel

Sports

  • Miss M Maddick, BSc
  • Miss R Morgan, BA

Librarian

  • Ms T Volhard, BA

Teachers’ Assistants

  • Ms E Bartunekova, NVQ Level 3
  • Mr W Middlemoore
  • Mrs S Suganthan, NVQ Level 4
  • Ms T Volhard, BA

Visiting music staff

Piano

  • Ms G Cracknell, LRAM
  • Mr T End, ARAM
  • 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

  • Miss E Bassett, MA
  • Ms C Barnett-Jones, MA
  • Mr J Clarkson, MA
  • 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 Menezes, BA (Violin)
  • Ms L Moore, BMus, LRAM, PPRAM (Cello)
  • Ms G Murray, BA (Double Bass)
  • Mr S Perkins, BMus, DipNCOS (Violin, Viola)
  • Ms W Tan, BMus, LRAM, PGDip (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)
  • Ms P Karavla (Admissions Registrar)
  • Mrs D Wilkins (Admissions & Marketing Assistant)
  • Ms F Hurst, BA (Alumnae Manager)
  • Ms J Bailey, MFA (Deputy Head PA)
  • Mrs S Whitworth, MA (Director of Development)
  • Mrs L Vadgama, BA, ACMA, DcHA (Development Executive Assistant)
  • Miss E Gyapong (Director of IT)
  • Mrs D Greengrass, BSocSc, PgDip (Exams Officer)
  • Mrs L Bullen (Finance Manager)
  • Ms J Williams (Finance Officer)
  • Mrs K Ions, MA (Head of Admissions)
  • Ms J Mason, MA (Head of Marketing & Communications)
  • Mr E Lamba (Head’s PA)
  • Mrs L Cripps, AssocCIPD (Head of HR & Operations)
  • Miss K Kaur, BSc (ICT Technician)
  • Mr L Pagurschi, BSc (ICT Technician)
  • Miss J Day (Junior School Administrator)
  • Miss A Shakespeare, BMus (Music Administrator)
  • Mrs S Bell (Resources/School Comms/Reporting Coordinator)
  • Mrs J Beckwith, Miss H Gandhi (Receptionists)
  • Mrs C Brookes, Mrs O Crossley-Holland, Mrs R Shock (School Counsellors)
  • Miss J Read (School Nurse)
  • Mr R Clarke, Mr B Clulow, Mr D Lacey, Mr T Miller (Site Managers)
  • Mr A Adamou (Security)
  • Mr D Stevens (Waterlow Hall Manager)

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.