Staff Directory

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

HEAD
Mrs J Thorpe   MA (Cantab)
head@swanbourne.org

DEPUTY HEAD (PASTORAL)
Mr A Macpherson   MA, PGCE
amacpherson@swanbourne.org
PHSE, Games, Safeguarding

DEPUTY HEAD (ACADEMIC)
Mrs S Mitchell   MA, PGCE, Dip TEFL, QTS
smitchell@swanbourne.org
English, Gifted & Talented

HEAD OF JUNIOR SCHOOL
Mr A Manley   BEd (Hons), QTS
amanley@swanbourne.org
Form Tutor 8+

HEAD OF PRE-PREP
Miss K Oakley   BEd (Hons), QTS
koakley@swanbourne.org
Safeguarding

BUSINESS MANAGER
Miss E Martin   ADSBM, MAAT
emartin@swanbourne.org
Finance Management, HR, H&S, Security, Compliance

INDEPENDENT LISTENER FOR CHILDREN
Revd S Faulks

BOARDING STAFF

BOARDING HOUSEPARENTS
Mr J Dewhirst, BA (Hons), PGCE
boarding@swanbourne.org
Safeguarding 

Mrs E Dewhirst, BSc (Hons) 
boarding@swanbourne.org

ASSISTANT HOUSEMASTER
Mr A Kirk   HDE

BOARDING TUTORS
Mrs R Bailey   BA (Hons), QTS 
Mr A Macpherson   MA, PGCE
Mr A Manley   BEd (Hons), QTS
Mrs S Mitchell   MA, PGCE, Dip TEFL, QTS
Ms I C A Swain   MA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Miss R-J Walters   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Mr J Wright   MA (Hons), PGCE

TEACHING STAFF

Mrs R Bailey BA (Hons), QTS
Form Tutor 7+

Ms A Batchelor   BSc (Hons), GTP, MEd
Science, (Maternity Cover) 

Mr B Baxter   Dip. Primary Teaching (SA)
Maths Assistant

Miss F K Bignell   BEd (Hons), QTS
Form Tutor 8+, Art

Miss L Bird
Form Tutor 7+

Mr D Cheesewright   BA (Hons), QTS
Head of DT

Mrs T Greig   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
French

Mrs G Grimble   Licenses Francaises, PGCE, QTS
Form Tutor, French

Mrs D Hughes   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of Computing

Mrs E J Hunt   BSc (Hons), QTS
Head of Science

Mr A Kirk   HDE
Head of Outdoor Learning, Head of Stanley-Price, Form Tutor

Mrs K McDougall   BEd, QTS
Head of Art

Mrs K Markey   BSc (Hons), PGCE
Head of Geography

Miss L Murton   QTS, LLB
Head of Maths

Mr J Licquirish   QTS, BA
English

Mrs C Nurden 
Teaching Assistant

Miss F Page   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Form Tutor 8+

Mr M Phillips   BA (Hons)
Director of Music, Head of Middle School Tutors, Form Tutor

Mrs P A Prescott   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS

Miss H Radley, BA (Hons) Music
Music, Assistant Housemistress (Stanley-Price)

Mr D Ryan-Lowes   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of History, Form Tutor 

Ms A Spratley
Form Tutor 8+

Ms I C A Swain   MA (Cantab), PGCE, QTS
Head of Classics, Head of Senior School Tutors, Assistant Housemistress (Jameson), Form Tutor

Miss S Talbot   BSc (Hons), PGCE 
Science, Form Tutor (Maternity Leave)

Mr G Thomas   BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Science, Games

Mr G R Thomas   BA (Hons), QTS
Head of English

Mrs R Thomas, BEd (Hons), QTS
Form Tutor 7+

Mr J Toyer   BEd (Hons)
Maths, Form Tutor

Miss M Tuckett   BSc (Hons), QTS
Games

Miss R-J Walters   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of Drama, English, Assistant Housemistress (Cottesloe)

Mrs S Woodall   MA, PGCE, QTS
PE & Girls’ Games, i/c Swimming, Assistant Housemistress (Evans)

Mr J Wright   MA (Hons), PGCE
Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Head of Cottesloe, Form Tutor

PRE-PREPARATORY & NURSERY TEACHING STAFF

Mrs R J Andrew   BEd, QTS
Class Teacher 5A 

Mrs L Anstee   Cert Ed, QTS
Class Teacher 6AG

Miss A Bradbury   Cache L3 Dip in Childcare
Senior Nursery Assistant (Black Swans), (Maternity cover) 

Miss M Bryce  OCF L3
Teaching Assistant

Mrs E Chapman   BA (Hons) PGCE, QTS
Class Teacher 5C

Mrs D Edmondson
Teaching Assistant, Breakfast Club

Mrs N Gayler
1-1 Learning Assistant

Mrs S Glover   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS 
Class Teacher 6AG 

Mrs A Howes   NVQ3
Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Jameson   BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of Year, Class Teacher 5J

Miss A Kavanagh   BTech3
Nursery Nurse 

Miss E Langley   NVQ3, Cache L3 Dip in Childcare
Senior Nursery Assistant (Grey Swans)

Miss S Mehra   BA (Hons)
Teaching Assistant, Cabin Club

Miss S North   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of EYFS, 4s Teacher 

Miss A Palk   BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Nursery Lead (White Swans)

Miss T Parkyn   NVQ3
Teaching Assistant, Cabin Club 

Miss A Pye   BA (Hons), Mont Dipl, SA L2 
Senior Nursery Assistant (Black Swans), Cabin Club (Maternity Leave)

Miss A Rennie   L3 Dip in Childcare, L&D
Teaching Assistant, Cabin Club

Mrs J Smith   Primary Paediatric First Aider
Senior Teaching Assistant, Cabin Club

Mrs C M Webb   BEd (Hons), QTS
Class Teacher 4W

Mrs S Wood
Secretary, Teaching Assistant

LEARNING SUPPORT

Mrs A Lewis   BEd (Hons) 
Learning Support 

Mrs J Mitchener   BEd (Hons)
SENDCo

Mrs J Mehra   BEd, PGCE, QTS
SEN Teacher

Mrs M Jochimsen   Cert Ed
Teacher

PERIPATETIC MUSIC STAFF

Miss A Barlow   MA, BA (Hons)
Singing

Mrs D Cotton
Piano

Mrs M Descrettes   ARCM, ALCM
Piano

Mrs M Griffin   MA
Piano

Mr S Kitchen   FLCM, LLCM
Brass 

Mrs J Lloyd   LRAM
Flute

Mrs L Morton   BSc (Hons) Music, PGCE
Upper Strings

Mr W Scott
Guitar

Ms K Sharp   GRNCM
Woodwind

Mrs M Smith
Cello

Mrs S Thurman   BA(Hons) Music
Singing

Mr R Weeks   LRAM
Percussion

GAMES COACHES

Mrs L Bright   ASA L2
Mrs H Harbottle   BA (Hons), ASA L1
Miss M Levermore   BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE

MEDICAL STAFF

Dr N Stewart   MBChB, RCGP, MBiochem 
School Doctor

Miss H Grace   RGN 
School Nurse 

ADMINISTRATIVE/SUPPORT STAFF

Miss N Castle-Gordillo
HR Administrative Support

Mrs S Green
Head's PA

Mrs G Pratten
Registrar

Mrs J Russell   MCIM
Marketing and Communications Manager 

ACCOUNTS

Mrs L Hawes
Accounts Manager

Mrs J Flitney
Accounts Assistant

CATERING & GENERAL SERVICES

Mr S Barboteau   C&G 1&2, NVQ3
General Services Manager

Mrs J Taylor   C&G 1&2, HNC
Assistant Manager

Mr M White
Supervisor

Mr M Deane
Caretaker

IT

Mr T R P Titley
IT Manager

Mr J Sapwell
IT Assistant

Mr M Thorpe   MA (Cantab)
IT Assitant

Mr G E Wood   BSc (Hons), Cert ICT, Cert Ed
Admin Support

MAINTENANCE

Mr R Bones
Head

GROUNDS

Mr G Lawes
Head

Mr M Spooner

Mr H Fowler

LIBRARIAN

Dr P Perry   BSc(Hons), PhD

LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Mrs A Evatt

JUNIOR STAFF

Mr A Chester
Miss S Perry
Miss B Norris
Mr E Selby-Lowndes
Mr C Wagstaff