Staff Directory

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

HEADMASTER
Mr S.Hitchings, MA(Oxon)
shitchings@swanbourne.org

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

DEPUTY HEAD (ACADEMIC)
Mrs S.Mitchell, MA, BA(Hons), 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
Mr P.Jochimsen, FCMI, MCGI, Cert Acct (Open)
pjochimsen@swanbourne.org
Finance Management, HR, H & S, Security

HEADMASTER’S WIFE
Mrs C.Hitchings, BA(Hons), QTS
chitchings@swanbourne.org
Form Tutor 7+

INDEPENDENT LISTENER FOR CHILDREN
Revd S.Faulks
 

BOARDING STAFF

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

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

ASSISTANT HOUSEMASTER
Mr D.Ryan-Lowes, BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS

BOARDING TUTORS
Mrs R.Bailey, BA(Hons), QTS 
Mr A.Kirk, H.D.E.
Mr A.Macpherson, MA, BA, PGCE
Mr A.Manley, BEd(Hons), QTS
Mrs S.Mitchell, MA, BA(Hons), PGCE, Dip TEFL, QTS
Mr S.Moodley, MA, BEd 
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
Ms A.Batchelor, BSc (Hons), QTS, MEd
Science, (Maternity Cover) 

Mrs R.Bailey, BA(Hons), QTS
Form Tutor 8+

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

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

Mrs H.Blake, BSc(Hons), MSc, C.Psychol, QCF L3
Teacher, Form Tutor 7+

Mr I.Boulter, BEd(Hons), QTS
Engineering club & scholarship DT

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, H.D.E.
Maths, English, Drama, Head of Stanley-Price, Form Tutor

Mr A.Lloyd, BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Director of Sport

Mrs K.McDougall, BEd, QTS
Head of Art

Mr S.Moodley, MA, BEd
Head of Maths, Form Tutor

Mr T.P.Murfin, BEd(Hons), QTS
Head of Geography, Form Tutor

Mrs J.Neeves, MA, BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS
Acting Head of English, Form Tutor

Mrs C.Nurden
Teaching Assistant

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

Miss K.Pellereau, MA, BA(Hons), PGCE
Head of RS, Head of Evans, Form Tutor

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

Mrs P.A.Prescott, BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of 7s, Form Tutor 7+

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 I.C.A.Swain, MA(Hons), 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, Head of Jameson

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

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

Mr R.B.Williams, BEd, QTS
Maths, Form Tutor

Mrs S.Woodall, MA, BA(Hons), 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
Maths co-ordinator, Class Teacher 5A 

Mrs L.Anstee, Cert Ed, QTS
Humanities co-ordinator, Class Teacher 5AC

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

Mrs M.Brown
Teaching Assistant, Cabin Club

Miss M.Bryce, OCF L3
Teaching Assistant

Mrs E.Chapman, BA(Hons) PGCE, QTS
Music co-ordinator, Class Teacher 5AC

Mrs D.Edmondson
Teaching Assistant, Breakfast Club

Mrs S.Glover, BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS 
Art & DT co-ordinator, Class Teacher 6G (Maternity Leave)

Mrs C.Huxtable, NVQ3
Teaching Assistant

Mrs S.Jameson, BSc(Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of Year, Art & DT  co-ordinator, Class Teacher 5J

Miss A.Kavanagh
Nursery Nurse 

Mrs E.Kirk, BA(Hons), QTS
Head of Year, Humanities co-ordinator, Class Teacher 6K

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

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

Mrs J.Mehra, BEd, PGCE, QTS
Head of Year, RE co-ordinator, Class Teacher 4M

Miss S.North, BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS
Head of Nursery (White Swans), Computing co-ordinator

Miss A.Palk, BA(Hons), PGCE, QTS
Outdoor Education co-ordinator, Class Teacher 4P

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 A.Spratley, B.Soc.Sci (Hons), PGCE 
Class Teacher 6G (Maternity Cover)

Mrs L.Taylor
English co-ordinator, Class Teacher 6T

Miss V.Wallace 
Nursery Assistant

Mrs C.M.Webb, BEd(Hons), QTS
Science co-ordinator, Class Teacher 4W

Mrs S.Wood
Secretary, Teaching Assistant
 

LEARNING SUPPORT

Mrs E.Birks, MA(Hons), PGCE, QTS, Dip SEND 
SENCo

Mrs L.Allen, MA, BA(Hons)
Learning Support 

Mrs E.J.Close-Smith, BEd(Hons), QTS, Dip SpLD
Learning Support, SENCo Pre-Prep

Mrs A.Lewis, BEd(Hons)
Learning Support 

Mrs A.Stevens, Cert Ed, Manc.Dip.RSA, SpLD, AMBDA
Learning Support 
 

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
Miss M.Tuckett, BSc(Hons)
 

MEDICAL STAFF

Dr R.Pryse, MB, BS, DCH, DRCOG, DFSRH
School Doctor

Miss H.Grace, RGN 
School Nurse 
 

ADMINISTRATIVE/SUPPORT STAFF

Mrs G.Pratten
Registrar

Mrs K.Hawes
Administration

Mrs J.Russell, MCIM
Marketing and Communications Manager 

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

ACCOUNTS
Mrs L.Hawes
Accounts Manager

ALUMNI RELATIONS & DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Mrs S.Rodwell, Bus Dip

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

IT
Mr T.R.P.Titley
Network Manager

MAINTENANCE
Mr R.Bones (Head)
Mr L.Hart

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 M.Hutchison
Miss B.Norris
Mr C.Wagstaff