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Senior leadership team

Headmistress

Mrs Victoria Bingham
MA (Oxon)
Bio

Head of Junior School

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

Senior Leadership Team

  • Mrs V Bingham, MA Oxon – Headmistress 
  • Ms Z Brass, BA Queen’s University – Senior Deputy Head (Pastoral) 
  • Mr R Jones, MA Oxon – Director of Finance & Operations 
  • Mr T Jones, BA Cantab – Director of Studies 
  • Dr R Osborne, PhD Imperial – Director of Partnerships & Employability 
  • Ms C Spencer, MSc Sheffield – Head of Junior School 
  • Miss L Szemerenyi, BSc Sussex – Junior School Deputy Head  
  • Mr A Westwood, BSc Nottingham – Deputy Head (Academic) 
  • Mr R White, BA Leeds – Director of Sixth Form 

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 A Seewoogoolam, BA UAL
  • 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 S Fanning, BSc London, Dip Arch RIBA (Head of Design & Technology)
  • Miss C Pearce, BA UCL
  • Ms A Wrigglesworth, BA Loughborough, MA Cantab

Drama

  • Mr C Alaru, BA Queensland (Head of Upper School; Head of Year 10)
  • Ms D Bent, BA Leeds
  • 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
  • Ms J Humphreys, BSc, MEd Birmingham (Head of Year 7)
  • 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

  • Mr S Barnett, MA Lancaster
  • Ms N Kennedy, BA 
  • 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 (Director of Sport)
  • Miss L Hayes, BA Brunel (Assistant Director of Sport)
  • Miss L Martin, BA Brighton
  • Miss A Winter, BSc Oxford Brookes

Junior School

Teaching Staff

  • Mrs C Atkinson, MA Cantab
  • Ms 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 L Brough (Junior Head PA)
  • 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.