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Senior Management Team

Jonnie Besley Headmaster

Nigel Richardson Deputy Head

Matt Bennett-Tomlin Head of Pastoral Care, DSL, Saturday Enrichment

Vanessa Beer Head of Academic Operations

Simon Bee Head of Compliance, Senior Master

Emily Dobson Morris Head of Teaching & Learning

Becca Detheridge Key Stage 1 Coordinator

Deborah Williams Early Years Coordinator

Teaching Staff

Vicki Austen Head of English, LAMDA.

Sylvie Baduel-Butler French, Head of Years 3 & 4 - ‘The Palace’

Catherine Beaumont Head of Learning Support, English

Simon Bee History, Head of Year 7

Vanessa Beer Head of Maths

Lesley Beesley Learning Support Tutor

Matt Bennett-Tomlin Games, PE, PSHE, Head of Year 8

Jonnie Besley History

Emma Bennett-Tomlin Director of Sport, PE, Prep School Teacher

Tessa Besley Headmaster’s Wife, PSHE 

Emma Blackmore Nursery Teacher

Alison Chedgey Learning Support Tutor

Katharine Cook Head of Science

Michelle Crowther Maths

Kim Day Learning Support Tutor

Becca Detheridge Year 2 Form Teacher, Forest School

Emily Dobson Morris Head of Classics, Head of Years 5 & 6

Josephine Drury Science Teacher

Mila Duncan Head of Modern Languages, French & Spanish

Toby Dunham Head of Boarding, Director of Music

Clare Eynon Head of Drama, LAMDA, Classics

Lesley Field Year 3 Form Teacher

Emma Green Reception Form Teacher

Kim Green DT Technician

Laura Grove Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant, Head of Pre-Prep Swimming

John Hiles Head of Design, Technology & Computing

Claire Kennedy Head of LIFE (Life Skills, Identity, Faith and PSHE)

Sally Pearson Riding Instructor

Pauline Plowman Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant, After School Care

Michael Raven Head of Geography, Head of Outdoor Education

Nigel Richardson English

Hannah Ryan Girls’ Housemistress, Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Sarah Salisbury Year 1 Form Teacher

Emma Symons Head of Art, Librarian

Tracy Tayar-Bidwell Swimming Teacher

Deborah Williams Nursery Teacher

Support Staff

Bryony Barling School Nurse

Andrew Bretherton Estates Manager

Fiona Cook Office Manager and Headmaster’s PA

Charlotte Dunham Boarding Assistant

Claire Geary Finance Officer

Fiona Mackay Senior School Nurse

Jon Stokes Head of ICT

Tricia Webb School Secretary

Camilla King Marketing Officer

Kirsty Falzon Head of Admissions

Visiting Music Teachers

Helen Bool Percussion

Claire Darby Singing, Piano

Colin Herbert Guitar

Janet Hiles Flute, Piano

Andrew Kirsty Piano

Nikki Kirsty Lower Strings, Piano

Milada Tarka Piano, School Organist and Accompanist

David Taylor Brass

Sarah Westwood Singing