Senior Management Team

The Headmaster and his Senior Management Team are responsible for carrying out the business of the school within the policies developed and agreed by the Governing Body

Headmaster Mr Michael Connolly BSc  BA  MA  MEd
Deputy Head Mr Barry Everitt BSc MEd PGCE
Assistant Head of the Senior Dept Ms Jessica Schembri BA PGCE
Head of Junior Dept Mrs Fiona Nicholson BEd
Bursar & Clerk to the Governors Mrs Claire Minikin BA ACA

Safeguarding Team

Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs Fiona Nicholson, Head of Junior Dept
Designated Safeguarding Officers Ms Jessica Schembri, Assistant Head of Senior Dept
Mrs Suzanne Sandell, Nursery Manager
Ms Melanie Luke, Deputy Nursery Manager
Visiting Counsellor Ms Nikki Kennesion, Valley Trust Counselling Service

Teaching Staff

Junior Department (includes Cranmore Nursery)

4-5 yr olds; Science Co-ordinator Mrs A Bowen QTS
Junior French Mrs C Buckle BA QTS
6 – 7 yr olds Mrs J Carpenter BA PGCE
7 – 8 yr olds Mrs L de Almeida DipEd
PE 6-8 yr olds Mr A Down BSc (Exon) PGCE
Head of Learning Support (SENCO) Mrs A Freakes  BA PGCE CertSpLD
6 – 7 yr olds; Maths Co-ordinator Miss R Freeman BA
7 – 8 yr olds Miss S Fuller BA PGCE
4-5 yr olds; English & Early Co-ordinator; SENCO (EY) Miss S Gallop BA PGCE
5 – 6 yr olds; Assistant Head of Junior Dept Mrs C Green BA PGCE
5-6 yr olds; History Co-ordinator Mrs S Hastings BA  PGCE
6 – 7 yr olds Mrs G Mutch BEd
Head of Junior Dept. Mrs F Nicholson BEd
4-8 yr olds Mrs B O’Neill BA PGCE
7 – 8 yr olds; ICT Co-ordinator Mr M Peach BA QTS
4 – 5 yr olds Mrs L Price BA QTS
6-7 yr olds; Geography Co-ordinator Mrs L Sanders BEd
7-8 yr olds; RE & Assessment Co-ordinator Mrs C Sinclair BEd
Music Mrs J Thornton BMus DipABRSM


Gap Student Miss L De Gouveia
Teaching Assistant Mr J Fish BA
Teaching Assistant; Reading Scheme Co-ordinator Mrs J Harney NVQ Level 3
Teaching Assistant Mrs M Heap BA PGCE
Teaching Assistant Mrs C Loader BA QTS
Teaching Assistant Mrs J Maylen
Gap Student Miss L Minikin
Teaching Assistant Mrs A Neale
Teaching Assistant Miss K Parsons DPP in Childcare
Teaching Assistant Mrs A Sherazee NNEB
Teaching Assistant Mrs N Stefano
DE Primary Education; HDE Junior Primary Education Cape Town
Teaching Assistant Mrs A Stevens BA
Teaching Assistant Mrs S Watkinson BA (Dunelm)

Cranmore Nursery

Early Years Assistant Mrs I Back
Early Years Assistant Mrs S Baker
Pre-Nursery Lead; Swimming Teacher Mrs E Hobson CWDC Level 3
Early Years Assistant Mrs J Hurst
Acting Deputy Manager (SENCO, Behaviour Management) Ms M Luke BA

CWDC Level 3

Assistant Manager (maternity leave) Mrs A Palmer BA EYP
Early Years Practitioner Mrs J Poulter CWDC Level 3
Early Years Assistant Mrs C Rossi
Nursery Manager (Designated Safeguarding Lead, Lead Teacher) Mrs S Sandell BSc PGCE EYP
Early Years Teacher; Forest School Leader Mrs S Woods BEd
Early Years Teacher Mrs G Williams BA QTS

Senior Department

Head of Girls’ Sport Mrs S Attree BEd
French Mrs C Buckle BA QTS
English; Form 4 Co-ordinator; 11+ Co-ordiantor Mr M Chapman BA PGCE
Latin; Greek; Philosophy Mr M Connolly BSc  BA  MA  MEd
Head of Art; PHSE Miss S Darnton BA MA
Head of Cricket; Clubs Co-ordinator; Games; History Mr A Down BSc (Exon) PGCE
Head of Geography; F5/6 & Post CE Co-ordinator Mr C Doyle-Davidson BSc PGCE
Head of Maths Miss E Fagan BSc
Head of Drama Mrs H Hanson BA PGCE
Director of Music Mr R Harris BA LGSM
Head of Senior Assessment; Form 3 Co-ordinator; Cross Country; House Master Mr T Heaver BSc

MSc (Oxon) PGCE

Head of ICT/e-learning; Form 2 Co-ordinator Mr J Hinds BA PGCE
Director of Sport Mr P Hodgson BA
Head of English Mrs M Hopkins MA (Cantab) PGCE
Head of RE Mr S Jakubowski BEd, QTS
Head of History; Games Mr A MacKinnon BA PGCE
Head of Rowing; Trips Co-ordinator Mr B Martin BA Dip Ex MCIM PGCE
Head of Skiing; Games; Facilities Hire Mr M Mellstrom
Head of Modern Languages Miss N Meneghin MA (TFL) GTP (QTS)
Head of Science Mr S Minikin BSc PGCE
Maths Mr C Morgan BSc PGCE
Head of Football/Squash/Tennis; PE & Games; RE Mr F O’Neill BA QTS
Head of Rugby; Games; Senior Housemaster Mr S Phillips BA (Dunelm) QTS
Maths Mrs V Preedy BEd
Spanish Mrs A Reyes QTS
French Ms J Schembri BA PGCE
Head of DT; Maths Mr P Sodhy BA QTS
English; School Council Mrs R Spooner BA QTS
English; Librarian; Editor of The Chronicle Mrs S Trumble BA MA TESOL
Science Dr A Verny White PhD

Progress Department

(Learning Support)

Head of Learning Support (SENCO) Mrs A Freakes BA PGCE CertSpLD
Team Leader for Specialist Learning Support Mrs K Offord BSc MSc PGCE
Dip SpLD
Mrs R Marcar BA Cert ToD CertSpLD
Mrs R Roberts BSc MBA PGCE OCR Level 5 Dip
Mrs C Millar MA OCR Level 5 Dip

Visiting Music Teachers

Piano Mrs T Affonso BMus MMus
Cello/Double Bass Mrs S Barnes BMus  PGC RSAMD PGCE
Recorder Ms K BooseyMMus, ARAM, MISM
Oboe Mrs K Brewster GRSM  LRAM
Bassoon Miss L Dubery BMus  TCM TCM (Adv)
Piano Mrs S Geddes BA LGSM
Saxophone/ Clarinet Mrs N Haysted BA
Violin/Viola Mrs G Herbert GRSM LRAM
Piano Mrs J Mallin MA ATCL
Accompanist Mrs S Mellstrom GRSM LRAM ARCM
Flute Mrs E Millar BA
Singing Mrs D Morley BMus
Drums/Percussion Mr J O’Carroll BMus
Brass Mr R Price (ARCM)
Music Technology Mr M Brettle

Mr D Morris

Guitar Mr D Smith AGSM Dip
Piano Mrs S Weston BMus GRSM ARMCM PGCE

Administrative / Support

Science Technician Miss E Arnold BSc
ISAMS Administrator;  Bursar’s PA Mrs J Aspinwall
Resident Caretaker Mr P Aspinwall
Receptionist Mrs S Codd
Marketing Co-ordinator Mrs S Connolly Dip Ed
Nurse/ Receptionist Mrs K Dennis RN
Bursary Assistant Mrs J De Voil NVQ Level 2; Laser Learning Award(Spld) Level 3
Accountant Mrs D Hayward BA
Matron/ Receptionist Mrs B Hernandez ENB
Headmaster’s PA Mrs S Kang BSc ACTA
Cleaning & Minibus Supervisor Mr S Lewis
Facilities Hire Mr M Mellstrom
Resident Caretaker Mr R Monks
Network Manager Mr C Peach
Head Groundsman Mr A Smith
Deputy Bursar Mr B Smith BA NEBOSH
Registrar Mrs N Synnott NVQ Level 2
Chef/Catering Manager Chartwells Mr P Walker
Estates Manager Mr S Walsh
Junior Dept Administrator; Editor of The Cranmorian Mrs I Wort

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