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Senior School Leadership Team

Head of College: Barney Durrant MA

Bursar: J A Connelly, MA (Kings College), MBA (Open University), BEng, CEng, MIET

Deputy Head, Academic: B Pennells, BA Hons Leeds

Deputy Head, Pastoral: T Moulton, BA Hons Leeds

Chaplain: Revd J P Goodwin-Hudson (Religious Studies)

Assistant Head (Pastoral), Head of Sixth Form: E Matthews, BA (West of England) (Drama)

Assistant Head (Academic): K Parker BA Hons (Manchester Poly), PGCE D&T (Greenwich) 

Director of Marketing, Admissions and Development: E L Taker BSc Hons (Surrey) (Business Studies and French)


Day Houses

Newlands: H T Stevens, CertHE in Education Studies (CCCU) (Head of Hockey, Academic PE)

Clifford: A N Humphrys, BA (Westminster) (English)

Deacon: G O Jones, BSc (Hertfordshire) (Games, Business Studies, Finance)

Laing: Dr K E Barwell, PhD (Kent), BSc (Kent) (Chemistry)

Kirby Day Houses

Cameron: E J Young, BA (Chichester) (Head of Drama)

Courtenay: T Peters (Teacher of French)

Boarding Houses

Bellerby: L Dawson (Teacher of English)

Lodge: C E Sharp, MEng (Sheffield) (Mathematics, Physics) *

Tower: A J Gunn, BSc (Loughborough), PGCE (Religious Studies & Philosophy)

Kirby Boarding: J M Rawbone, BA (Leeds), PGDip Aspergers (Sheffield Hallam), (Head of AEN)

Senior School Staff

F D Alhajjaj, BSc Hons (Kent), (Science)

Dr K E Barwell, PhD (Kent), BSc (Kent) (Chemistry)

J D J Bowyer, MusB Hons (Manchester), GRNCM, FRCO, PGCE (Director of Music)

H Brewer-Miles, BSc, MA – Trainee Teacher of Mathematics

S Briggs, BEd (Stafford) (AEN, Games)

C Brown, BA (Exeter) (Head of Economics and Business Studies)

O C Cackett, BSc Hons (Kent) (Science & PE)

D Caines, Cert Ed, Dip Counselling Skills, Dip Special Needs (Head of AEN)

R J Castle, CELTA (Head of EAL)

S J Clark, BEd Hons (De Montfort) (Head of Academic PE)

A E Coe, BA (Hull) (History)

T Cupido (Head of Biology)

L Dawson, BA (Bellerby Housemistress and Teacher of English)

E Dickinson, BA Hons (Kingston), PGCE (English)

C Dyal, BA Hons (Teacher of Photography and Art)

S E Flory, Cert Ed, (London), Dip Adaptive Physical Education (Kent) (AEN)

M Fourrier, BA (France), PGCE (French & Spanish)

J Ganderton-Smith (Careers Coordinator and Learning Resource Centre Manager)

J Gale, BA (Oxon ), MA (Oxon) (Modern Languages)

A J Gunn, BSc (Loughborough), PGCE (Religious Studies & Philosophy)

N E P Hill, BSc Hons (Twickenham) (Geography)

N Hodge, BA Hons (Birmingham City), PGCE (Head of Art)

A J Izzard, BA (Chichester) (Director of Sport)

N Jackson, BEd, MA (Head of Modern Languages & Resident Tutor in Bellerby House)

T D A Jameson, BA (Leicester) (Geography)

O G A Jones, BA Hons (London), ESOL (English, EAL) 

E Kouthouri, BSc (N&C Univ, Athens) (Head of Science & Physics)

J Lane, BA (Kent), MSc (CCCU) (Business Studies, Economics)

N J Macaulay, BA Hons (Portsmouth), PGCE (AEN)

F E McGrath, BE (Leicestershire) (Mathematics)

S Moody, BA Hons (Kent) (English Teacher)

G Owen, BMus Hons (Birmingham), PGDip (GSMD), MA (London) (Assistant Director of Music & Head of PSHE)

K B Parker, BA Hons (Manchester Poly), PGCE D&T (Greenwich) (Assistant Head, AcademicHead of Design & Technology)

T Peters, BA (Hons) MA (Teacher of French, Courtenay Housemaster)

M Ravenwood, BSc, MSc (Head of Mathematics)

A E Ross, BA Hons (London), PGCE (Drama)

E Senyega

D Scoins, BA Hons (Kent) (Head of History)

C P Senaratne, MSc, PhD (Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia) (Mathematics, ICT)

S M Simmons, BSc (Portsmouth) (Assistant Director of Sport, Head of Cricket)

H T Stevens, CertHE in Education Studies (CCCU) (Head of Hockey, Academic PE)

P S Taylor, BA (Brighton) (Design & Technology)

M C Thompson, BA Hons (London) (Mathematics)

L Vinson, BSc Hons (Sussex) (Psychology Teacher) 

S Wilde, BSc (Bristol), PGCE (Science)

R B Wilkening, BA (London), MA (Kent) (Head of ICT, Deputy Housemaster Newlands) *

E Young Bsc Hons (Manchester) PGCE (Science)

E J Young, BA (Chichester) (Head of Drama, Housemistress Cameron)

 W G Higgins, BA (Newcastle) (Badminton Coach)

 Personal Assistant to the Principal: V J T Mills *

College Administrator: A L Jennings

Exams Officer and Educational Visits Coordinator: K E Pocock

Academic Administrator: V F Hammond

 * OL – former pupil of SLC

Junior School Leadership Team

Head of the Junior School: E Rowe, BA (Sheffield) (PSHE)

Deputy Head: R J Perry, BA (Oxford), MA (Oxon), MBA (Derby) (Maths)

FS & KS1 Co-ordinator: S A Peskett, BEd (Middlesex) (Reception Form Teacher)

SENDCo: K A Danes, BEd (Oxford Brookes) (Maths, English, Outdoor Learning)

Junior School Staff

C L Adams, BA (CCCU) (Year 1 Form Teacher)

K Balcombe, NVQ3 (Lunchtime Supervisor, After School Care Provider, Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant)

D C Baxter, BSc (Kingston) (Prep Science Teacher)

S Briggs, BEd (Stafford) Boys’ PE & Games

C Brown, BSc (Liverpool John Moores) (Year 6 Form Tutor, Maths, History, Geography, TLS)

R Brown, BA (CCCU) (Nursery Teacher)

J Burne (Swimming Coach & Teaching Assistant)

H E Caddick, BMus (Goldsmiths), PgDipFlm/TV, CMTA (Director of JS Music)

J H Cox, SEN Support Dip (Blackford), HLTA L4 (Stonebridge) (Prep Teaching Assistant)

C Durrant (Year 6 Form Tutor Maternity Cover)

G Lasslett, BA (CCCU) (Year 6 Form Tutor, English, Maths, ICT, RS, TLS)

J E Lawn (Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant)

A J Mackman, BA (CCCU) (Year 6 Form Tutor, English, Art, Maths)

C Marchant (Head of Girls’ Games and Year 4 part-time Form Tutor)

J A Marsh, BA (Anglia Ruskin) (Year 5 Form Tutor, Maths, Head of PE & Boys’ Games)

K J Mayo, BA (CCCU) (Year 4 Form Tutor, Lower School PE, Science, Maths, English, History, RS, Geography, TLS)

N L Radford, NVQ3 (Nursery Teaching Assistant)

L A Rhodes, Level 5 TESOL (Trinity College London) (Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant)

H Shaw, BSc Hons (Mauritius), PG Dip Ed (Wales) (part-time French Teacher)

S M Stiff, NVQ3 (Pre-Prep Teaching Assistant)

J M Stone (CCCU) Year 5 Form Tutor 

R D Turner, BA (CCCU) (Year 4 Form Teacher)

E J Walton, BA Hons (Brighton), PGCE (Year 4 Form Tutor)

A J Watkins, CLANSA (OCR) (Prep Teaching Assistant)

C L Whiteley, BA (CCCU) (Year 2 Form Teacher)


Junior School Secretary & Head’s PA: H Sims, PG Cert

Administrative Assistant: J Grogan

Boarding Housemother: L Morgan, NVQ3

Boarding Assistant Housemother: A Mullins

Gap Year Tutor: E Cottee

Gap Year Tutor: B Cunningham

College Staff

Assistant Clerk to the Governors & Personal Assistant to the Bursar – L J Cleaver

College Accountant: T D Wren

Senior Accounts Assistant: S Dock 

Commercial Manager: H Heath-Hall

Customer Service Manager: J E Hills

Compliance & Project Management: S Cowdery

Support Operations Manager: K Barrett

ICS Manager: S D Kirby

College Administrator: A Jennings

Academic Administrator: H Bradley

College Administration Assistant: A Fisher

Director of Marketing, Admissions and Development: E L Taker

Marketing: M A Briggs

Development and Alumni: K J Jury

Head of Marketing: B J Rickhuss

Head of Admissions: N EL Young

HR Manager:  D A Myers

Medical Staff

Sister in Charge of Medical Centre: G Goodwin, RGN, Registered Nurse – Children

K Saunders, RGN

J A Sullivan, RGN

S Wilson, RGN BSc Hons Medical Officers

Dr S Goldberg, BSc, MB, BS, MRCGP


“The school is successful in providing opportunities for pupils of all abilities to gain academic success and develop their individual talents.”

ISI Inspection Report 2015