Staff List

Senior Leadership Team

Headmistress: Miss S Dunn, BSc (Hons) NPQH, Exeter
Deputy Head and SDMS for Safeguarding: Mrs P Wilks, MA, Oxford (History)
Director of Sixth Form: Mr T Hibberd, MA, Cambridge
Director of Studies: Dr P Rudling, MA, Cambridge; MSc, PhD Exeter
Head of Junior School: Mr Steven Smerdon, BEd, Exeter
Senior Finance Manager: Mrs S Gardner
Marketing Manager: Mrs J Conway, BSc (Hons), Southampton


Teaching Staff

(Teaching area in brackets)


Mr B Anderson – BSc (Hons), Birmingham, QTS Hertfordshire (Chemistry, Physics)
Miss M Beach (Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Early Years Practitioner)
Miss A Blackwell, BA (Hons), MA, LTCL, Durham University (Director of Music & Performing Arts)
Mrs A Briscoe, BA (Hons), MA, Sussex (English)
Mrs L Burt, BA (Hons), Plymouth (HOD Computing / ESafety)
Mrs M Davey (Junior Department Support Assistant & Bus Driver)
Mrs W Dersley, BSc (Hons), Open University (Mathematics)
Mrs R Fabian – BSc (Hons), Exeter (Physical Education)
Mrs S Fanous, BEd, Keele (Head of Food & Nutrition/Textiles)
Mrs K Fry, BEd, Exeter (Junior School)
Mrs C M Gabbitass, BSc (Hons), Loughborough (Director of Sport)
Miss K Gwynne, MTheol, St Andrews; ThM, Princeton (Religious Studies)
Miss K Hall, (Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant)
Miss E Hartopp, Uni of York: BA Joint Honours in English and Philosophy (English)
Mrs A J Horton, BSc (Hons), Exeter (Mathematics)
Dr L Keen, MA, PhD, Exeter, MA, St Andrews (HOD Classics) (Maternity leave)
Mrs S Kerrane, BSc (Hons), Swansea (Biology)
Mrs R Khreisheh, BA (Hons), Oxford (Junior School)
Ms K Lavelle – BSc (Hons), Birmingham, PGDipEd, Birmingham (Physical Education / in charge of House System)
Mr M Loosemore – BA (Hons), Southampton, (Head of English)
Mr I Macdonald, BSc (Hons), Sussex (Chemistry, Physics)
Mrs A Meaton, BA Ed, Southampton (Pre-Prep Coordinator / Teacher of Years 1 & 2 )
Dr P Merisi, MPhil, PhD, Exeter (Head of Mathematics)
Mr D O’Neill, BA (Hons), York (HOF Languages)
Mrs H Reynolds, BSc (Hons), Open University (Deputy Head of Junior School and Teacher of Year 6)
Mr C Ridler, MA (Hons), Warwick (HOF Science)
Mrs K Riley, BEd (Hons), Plymouth (Reception Teacher)
Mrs C Rowe, DipEd, Edinburgh (Junior School)
Miss K Stylianidou (Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant)
Mr J Tabb, BA (Hons), London (HOF Humanities)
Mrs S Thorne, BSc (Hons), Nottingham (Chemistry/Biology/in charge of Ten Tors & DofE)
Mrs A Trevallion (Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Thrive Practitioner)
Mrs Z Vingoe, BA (Hons), Manchester Metropolitan (Head of Art)
Miss K Williamson, BSc (Hons), Bristol, MEd Exeter (HOD Geography/ Deputy Head of Sixth Form)


Mr G Banks, BA (Hons), Leeds (English) (Maternity Cover)
Dr N Banner, BA(Hons), London (Classics), MA, Amsterdam (Religious Studies), PhD, Exeter Classics – maternity cover for Classics
Ms J Bellamy, BA (Hons), Manchester (Head of Drama)
Mrs C Finnegan, BA (Hons), Central Saint Martins (Food & Nutrition/Textiles)
Mr A Ganley, BA (Hons), Nottingham (Drama)
Mrs C Gorrod, BA (Hons), Surrey (Junior School)
Dr R Henderson, MMath (Hons), Durham, PhD East Anglia (Mathematics)
Ms A M Hurley, MA, London (Art)
Mrs D Lewis, BA (Hons), Cheltenham (Careers / Exams Officer)
Miss T Lothingland, MA, Exeter (EAL)
Mr S McDonald – MA Glasgow (Classics – Maternity cover)
Miss C Morton, Uni of Sheffield: Joint Honours degree in French and Spanish (Spanish)
Miss K Parsons, Uni of Nottingham: Bachelor of Science, Geography (Hons) (Geography)
Mrs I Powell, BSc (Hons), MSc, Rennes (French)
Mr P Richards, LL.B Southampton (Lead Teacher of Economics)
Mrs A Rowley, BA (Hons), Liverpool (English / Head of Upper 3)
Mrs R Smith, BA (Hons) PGCE Primary with Music Specialism (Junior Music)
Mrs C Smith, MA, Tours (French/Spanish)
Mrs K Spelman, BA (Hons), Oxford, MA London (Classics / History)
Mrs M Stuttaford, MA, Exeter, BA (Hons), Exeter (German)
Mr S Terry, BA (Hons), Cambridge (Classics) – Maternity cover for Classics
Mrs A Weeks, BSc (Hons), Loughborough (Physics)
Miss N Wintle , BA Ed (Hons), Exeter, National SENCO Masters Level Qualification (SENCO)
Mrs S Wood, BA (Ed), Exeter (Physical Education)
Mrs V Woulfe, BSc (Hons), Keele (Mathematics)
Ms J York, Uni of Bath: BSc (Hons) Natural Sciences (Biology)

Non-Teaching Staff

Mrs S Arnold (Assistant Chef)
Mr A Ayre (Chef Manager)
Mrs G Baker (Kitchen Assistant)
Mr D Bratt (Gardener)
Mrs E Bremner, (Marketing Assistant)
Mrs R Board, BA (Hons), Warwick, (Head of Communications)
Mrs Claire Chudley, (Home Economics Assistant)
Julie Crowley (Receptionist)
Mrs Z Cunningham (Human Resources Advisor)
Mrs M Davey – School Nurse – DipHE, Exeter, BSc (Hons), Plymouth, BA (Hons), Kent (School Nurse)
Mrs L Drake (Office Administrator)
Mrs R El-Nashar – MA, Edinburgh (PA to Deputy Head & Director of Studies) (Maternity leave)
Mr M Everhard (Estate Dept.)
Mrs M Green (Bursar’s Assistant)
Mrs H Halpin, BSc (Hons), Surrey (Resources Manager)
Miss P Halpin, Uni of St Andrews: MMath (Mathematics Masters’ Degree) (Graduate Learning Support Mentor)
Mr P Hancock (Estates)
Mrs G Hannaford (Kitchen Assistant)
Miss C Harrison (Kitchen Assistant)
Mrs W Holt, BEng, Plymouth (Science Technician)
Mrs J Hourihan, BSc, Birmingham, 2 x BA (Hons), Open University, PgDip Information and Library Studies, Robert Gordon University (Librarian)
Mrs J Jephson (Art Technician)
Miss L Jones (Head’s PA)
Mrs M Kaan (Facilities Administrator)
Mrs K Jones (Kitchen Assistant)
Miss K Kovacova (Cleaner)
Miss H Lloyd (Junior School Administrative Assistant)
Mr A Matthews (Bus Driver)
Mrs D Mihova (Cleaner)
Mrs L Mitchell (Chemistry Technician)
Mrs L Oldfield (Admissions Assistant/Data Manager)
Mrs W Parker (Registrar)
Mrs F Prior-Palmer (School Nurse)
Mr B Pugh (Cleaning Supervisor)
Mrs J Pugh (Assistant Cleaning Supervisor)
Mr M Reid (Graphic Designer)
Mrs J Pinniger (Counsellor)
Mrs K Sanders (Resources Assistant)
Mr D Sutton (Bus Driver)
Mr M Tribble (Chef)
Mrs J Wallis (Kitchen Assistant)
Mr J Wicksteed, BSc (Hons), St Andrews (IT Systems’ Manager)
Mrs T Wills, MA, Exeter, BA (Hons), Plymouth (School Nurse)
Mrs H Wright (Science Technician)

Visiting Staff

Mrs F Austen (Harp)
Mrs C Austin (Oboe)
Ms A Baker  (Head Hockey Coach)
Mrs S Barlow (Ballet)
Mrs D Broomfield (Chamber Choir)
Mrs E Bucci (Netball Coach)
Mr C Caldwell, Guildhall School of Music and Drama: GGSM hons (Saxaphone) (Clarinet Teacher)
Dr H Catterick  (Kick-Boxing/Martial Arts Instructor)
Mr P Charity (Swimming)
Mr J Childs  (Hockey Coach)
Miss C Connor (Dance)
Miss J Cornelius (Junior Hockey)
Mr D Cottam (Guitar)
Mrs A Cox (Street Dance Instructor)
Mrs H Edwards  (Netball Coach)
Mrs M Fernandez-Temino (Aerobics/Fitness)
Mrs N Fitzgerald  (Badminton Coach)
Mr J Hamilton (Tennis Coach)
Mrs J Hannah  (Flute)
Mrs A Higgins  (Piano/ Bassoon)
Miss M Hiley  (Percussion)
Mrs S Hill (Singing/Flute)
Miss A Kettlewell  (Singing)
Mr N Lawrence  (Singing)
Mrs P Leonard  (Speech & Drama)
Mr A Nuthall  (Brass, Saxaphone)
Mr C Pettet  (Singing/Piano)
Mr R Porch (Piano Tuner)
Mr J Rycroft  (Lead Tennis Coach)
Ms C Sanz Planchart (Assistant Tennis Coach)
Miss C Taylor, BA (Hons), Exeter (Tennis Coach)
Mr R Taverner  (Piano)
Mrs A Tillson-Hawke (Violin/Viola)
Ms I Woollcott (Double Bass/Cello)
Mr C Worcester  (Basketball Coach)