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Who’s Who


Mrs Lyndall Thornton  Cert Ed (Lond) FRSA

Mr Barney Thornton BA (Hons)  Director and School Business Manager

Mr Sam Thornton MA BA (Hons) PGCE  Chair of the Board and Teacher


Mr Marcus Cook BSc (Hons) PGCE

Deputy Headmaster

Mr Ed Bolderston BSc (Hons) PGCE

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Assistant Headteacher (Academic)

Mrs Gemma Cook BEd (Hons)

ASA Qualified Swimming Teacher and Girls’ Games Teacher

Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral)

Mr James Ferris BA (Hons) QTS

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Company Secretary

Mr John Wall Certificate in Organisational Management, Diploma in Management Studies, Harvard Business School General Manager Program

Chairman of the Governing Committee

Mrs Vanessa Aris MBE MSc


Early Years Manager

Mrs Alison Webber BA (Hons) QTS EYPS

Early Years Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Early Years Teaching Staff

Mrs Denise Austin BEd (Hons)

Miss Caroline Beale BA EY (Open) OCN Forest School Level 3  Early Years Teacher, Forest School Leader

Mrs Charlotte Garne BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education Studies  Early Years Teacher

Mr Oliver Harrison BA (Hons) Early Years Teacher 

Miss Angela Thompson BTeach (ECE) EYPS  Deputy Early Years Manager

Early Years Assistants

Mrs Lynn Chatwin NVQ Level 3 Childcare

Mrs Olivia Davies CACHE Level 3 Diploma & Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Mrs Linda Harris C&G Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools

Mrs Caroline Hudson CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children & Young People’s Workforce

Mrs Alexandra Kerby NVQ Level 3  Parent Partnership Leader

Mrs Shirley-Anne Lilley C&G Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools

Miss Virginia Ranson CACHE Level 3 Diploma for the Children and Young People’s Workforce


Class Teachers

Mrs Lucy Bolderston BA (Hons) PGCE

Mrs Victoria Bond BEd (Hons) ASA

Mrs Kate Bull LLB PGCE

Mrs Nicola Dove BSc (Hons) PGCE

Mrs Camilla Hewitt BEd

Mr Thomas Hodge BEd (Hons)

Mrs Louise Livingstone Jones BA (Hons)


Mrs Sarah Merricks-Spall QTS BMus (Hons)  Pre-Prep Music Teacher

Learning Assistants

Mrs Sharon Allen NNEB Modern Mont Dip Dist

Mrs Judith Cranmer CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning

Mrs Laura Fines-Allin Level 3 Diploma in Supporting Teaching & Learning

Mrs Leigh Hands NVQ Level 3 CCLD

Mrs Hannah Harris NNEB London Mont Teaching Diploma

Miss Becca Meade NCFE CACHE Level 3 Childcare & Education

Mrs Lyn Walter Modern Mont Dip DistREP


Prep Teaching Staff

Mrs Rachael Arkell BA (Hons) PGCE, Director of Music

Mrs Nicola Badger BEd (Hons) ASA, Year 4 Class Teacher

Mrs Sara Barrett BA (Hons) QTS, Head of Drama

Mrs Kathryn Blatcher BSc (Hons) PGCE, Year 3 Class Teacher

Mrs Leesa Brennan MA BSc (Hons), Head of Games & PE (Girls), Cover Manager

Mr Jacob Burrows BSc (Hons) PGCE, Head of Emotional & Physical Development Faculty

Mrs Sally Challis BA Ed, Head of RE and Year 3 Class Teacher

Mr David Coggins BA (Hons) PGCE, Head of Humanities Faculty and Year 4 Class Teacher        

Mrs Jane Crowley BA (Hons) QTS, Head of English, English and Latin Teacher

Mrs Emily Dawber BSc (Hons) QTS, Year 3 Class Teacher

Mrs Hazel Dennes BEd (Hons), Head of History and Geography    

Mr Tom Genders BA (Hons) PGCE, Head of Art and Design

Mr Nicholas Harper BA (Hons), Qualified Tennis Coach, ABTO qualified referee, Swimming Teacher, Head of Games & PE (Boys)

Miss Melissa Maclean B Mus (Hons) ALCM PGCE, Head of Maths

Mrs Rachel Macrae BSc (Hons) PGCE, Head of Science

Mrs Angela Mills BEd BSc (Canada), OCN Forest School Level 3, Year 4 Class Teacher

Mr Liam Mills BA (Hons) PGCE, Head of Technology and Games Teacher, Head of STEM Faculty

Ms Géraldine Saint-Laurent Licence “Langues Etrangères Appliquées” (Toulouse) PGCE, Head of French

Mrs Rachael Tedds BA (Hons) PGCE, Year 4 Class Teacher

Mrs Terry Titchener QTS, Higher Diploma in Education (S.Africa), PgD in Special & Inclusive Education, Year 3 Class Teacher, Head of Languages Faculty

Prep Learning Assistants

Ms Stella Blue QCF Childcare and Development Level 3

Miss Caroline Stirling Bachelor of Education (S. Africa) - RQF Level 6


SENDCo & Learning Support Staff

Mrs Louise Anstey BSC (Hons) PGCE, SENDCo

Mrs Kate Bull LLB PGCE, Learning Support Coordinator & Class Teacher

Mrs Helen Foster BSc (Hons), Level 2 Support T&L in Schools, Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Nita Rouse CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting T&L in Schools, Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Catherine Townshend BA (Hons) PGCE OCR SpLD & PG Certificate in Literacy Development, Learning Support Teacher


Support Staff

Mr Martin Ashfield, Cleaner

Mrs Susan Bradley, Cleaner

Mrs Ann Brough, Finance Manager

Miss Antonietta Caruso, Food Service Assistant

Mrs Susan Chambers-Young, Chef

Mrs Denise Chapman, Administrative Assistant

Ms Nora Cox, Cleaner

Mrs Serena Edwards, Catering Manager

Mrs Colina Guest, Cleaner

Mrs Nicola Hale, Food Service Assistant

Mr Steven Henderson, Estates Manager

Mrs Alison Hickman, Administrative Assistant

Mrs Lynne Hinson, Food Service Assistant

Ms Anjela Jay Chartered MCIPD DipHRM BA (Hons), H&S Manager and DPO

Mrs Sally Jeffcoate, Head of Admissions and Administration

Mrs Shirley Leigh, Cook

Mrs Lesley Mackinnon RGN, School Nurse

Mrs Jane Martin BA (Hons), Administrative Assistant

Mrs Paula McGill Chartered FCIPD BSc (Hons), Human Resources Manager

Mrs Rebecca Mousa, Headmaster’s PA

Mrs Denise O’Shea RGN, School Nurse

Mrs Joanna Perks, Food Service Assistant

Mr John Reynolds, Groundsman

Mr David Suffling, Maintenance Assistant

Alveston Hill, Loxley Road,
Warwickshire, CV37 7RL

T:01789 293795

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