Alton School


Senior Leadership Team

Mr G Maher BA (Hons) Theology MA PGCE Headmaster
Mrs S Webb BEd (Hons) Physical Education Senior Deputy Head (Curriculum)
Mr C Bingham BA (Hons) PGCE Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Mr J Bueno Interim Bursar
Mrs Pim Grimes BA (Hons) English with Education PGCE Head of Prep School
Mrs H Langdale BA (Hons) History MSc Japanese Area Studies Director of Communications
Mrs S Brooks BSc (Hons) Maths PGCE Assistant Head, Academic
Mr S Sanderson BA (Hons) Physical Education Subject Knowledge Enhancement in Mathematics (SKE) Assistant Head (Pastoral)
Dr J Gould BEd PhD English/Russian Head of Sixth Form and Director of International Student Programme

Academic Staff

Mr T Andrews Physical Education
Mr J Barnes BSc (Hons) Physics Head of Mathematics
Mrs C Beard OCR Dip SpLD ACE Co-ordinator
Mrs C Burden BA (Hons) Education Year 6
Mr G Bradshaw BSc (Hons) Business Information Systems, PGCE Business and IT Computer Science
Mrs B Brown BA (Hons) Physical Education Head of Prep School Sport
Dr L Clayton BSc Biology of Plant & Animals PhD PGCE Head of Science
Mrs A Cowle BEd (Hons) Physical Education Head of Senior PE
Mr J Daniel Drama
Miss E Dolby-Brown BSc Agriculture and Sustainability with Business Management Year 5
Mrs M Downey  BSc Psychology & Counselling MSc Therapeutic Psychology Psychology
Mrs C Drage BSc (Hons) Applied Biology PGCE DipHe combined science Biology, Head of Chemistry
Mrs G Eacott BSc (Hons) Sports and Exercise Science, MSc Biomedical Engineering, PGCE Mathematics, Pastoral Leader
Mr T Gay BA (Hons) French, BA (Hons) Philosophy/Theology QTS Head of Religious Studies
Mr M Hall Music
Mr G Hawkins BA (Hons) History, PGCE Head of History, Government and Politics
Ms M Hodgson BA (Hons) English & American Literature & Language MSt MLitt MA PGCE Head of English, Head of Teaching and Learning
Miss E Inglis BA (Hons) Fine Art PGCE Head of Creative Arts, Acting Head of Art
Mr S James BSc (Hons) BSc PGCE LTA Level 5 (MCC) NASM-PES QTLS Director of Sport
Mrs M Jeffery Cert Ed Environmental Science Reception & Deputy Head Prep
Mrs R Jordan BA (Hons) Latin & Italian PGCE Latin
Mrs V Knight BSc (Hons) PGCE Science
Mrs J Love BEd Music & PE Year 1
Mr M Lyons BA (Hons) English Literature Senior School Librarian, English
Mrs H Maher BA (Hons) Religious Studies with History Religious Studies, Geography, History
Mr R Morgan MEng (Hons) IChemE PGCE Cantab Physics, Co-curricular Co-ordinator
Mrs J Naylor-Davis BA (Hons) American Studies PGCE Art
Mrs J Nessa BA (Hons) English/History PGCE Year 2
Miss P O’Donnell BEd (Hons) Physical Education Physical Education
Mrs P Payne MA PGCE Reception
Mrs S Penny BA (Hons) History PGCE Head of Humanities, Careers Co-ordinator
Mrs M Plana Duran BA (Hons) Tourism Mgt Prep Spanish
Mrs K Riley Art
Caroline Rixon BSC (Hons) Communication Engineering PGCE Mathematics
Mr R Robinson MA, ARCM (performing), ARCM (teaching), LRAM, Dip RCM Perf, ALCM Director of Music
Mrs V Sanderson Art
Ms C Seth-Smith Year 6
Mrs S Schofield BA (Hons) French & Spanish PGCE Spanish
Mr K Scowcroft BSc (Hons) Banking & Finance (DIPS) PGCE Year 3
Miss K Silvester BSc (Hons) Geography Acting Head of Geography
Mme M-H Smith French
Mr P Swabey BA (Hons) European Studies (French and Politics), PGCE French and IT Head of Languages
Mr G Thomas LTA Level 4 Tennis Coach
Mrs I Walker BA (Hons) English MA PGCE English, Media Studies
Mr S Watts BA (Hons) Economics MSc PGCE Economics, Business Studies
Miss S Wood-Davison Year 4
Mrs A Whicher Cert Ed English Year 6

Academic Support Staff

Mrs K Lowman (DPP) Welfare Officer
Dr D Powell BSc (Hons) Zoology with Marine Zoology MSc Oceanography PhD Marine Biology Senior Science Technician

Class Assistants

Mrs Allen Classroom Assistant
Mrs J Briggs BA (Hons) French Classroom Assistant
Mrs K Lawrence Classroom Assistant

Early Years Department

Mrs S Harvey BA (Hons) Early Years (Open) EYITT Nursery Manager
Mrs H Bannister Nursery Practitioner
Miss E Barrett Level 2 in Child Care & Education Nursery Practitioner
Miss C Beadle W/T Level 3 Child Care and Education Nursery Practitioner
Mrs M Bicknell Level 3 Child Care & Education Nursery Practitioner
Miss A Bray W/T Foundation degree in Early Years Robins Room Leader
Miss G Caddy Nursery Practitioner
Mrs Lynne Funnell Nursery Practitioner
Miss R Gadd, Level 2 in Child Care & Education Nursery Practitioner
Miss A Gryglik NVQ Level 3 Chicks Room Leader/Senior Practitioner
Miss L Harriott Lunchtime Nursery Supervisor
Miss E Malphus Cache Dip Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Mrs E Molyneux Dip Level 5 Childhood Practice Pre-School Room Leader and Upper Nursery Co-ordinator
Mrs P Pearson Dip Level 3 Early Years Child Care & Education Nursery Practitioner
Mrs S Percy Level 6 BA (Hons) in Child Care & Education Nursery Practitioner
Mrs H Rae Dip Level 3 Child Care & Education Nursery Practitioner
Mrs Stephanie Rodriguez Nursery assistant
Mrs M Schofield NVQ Level 3 Nursery Practitioner
Mrs C Short NVQ Level 3 Lower Nursery Co-ordinator / Senior Practitioner
Miss M Smith NVQ Level 3 Nursery Practitioner

Peripatetic Staff

Mr R Anderson FTCL LTCL Keyboard, Drums
Mrs H Nagatomo-Banks FLCM, ARCM Piano
Mrs E Bowyer BA (Hons) Music, RAD DDTS, PGCE LAMDA
Ms S Cartwright BA (Hons) LTCL, ATCL, CTABRSM Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone
Mr S Diggens MMus ATCL DipABRSM Flute, Piano
Ms A Duguid MA (Hons) PPRNCM Voice
Mrs S Ellison MA (Hons) Oboe, Bassoon, Piano
Mrs N Gadsby Swimming
Mrs V Golborn RADTeachDip LisD CDEd Ballet and Modern Dance
Mrs J King Swimming
Mrs W Lowe BA (Hons) Violoncello, Double Bass
Mrs S Nagle LTCL Violin, Viola
Mrs E Ongley LRAM, LGSM, PGCE Voice
Mrs J Stephenson BS (Hons) BA(Hons) Mus Ed, P.G.C.E Mus Dram
Mr P Taylor RCM Guitar (acoustic, electric, bass)
Mrs S Wheaton BMus (Hons) CTABRSM Flute
Mrs R Wood MSc Environmental Science Taekwondo

Administrative Staff

Mrs A Comfort HR
Mrs A Blacklock Finance Assistant
Mrs P Gillett Administrative Assistant
Mrs H Hayward BA (Hons) Visual Culture Finance Assistant
Miss R Hayler BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science Office Manager
Mr S Mansell IT Technician
Mrs E Mitchinson BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies Social Media Co-Ordinator
Mrs S Pigott Head’s PA & Admissions Registrar
Mrs L Spindler Finance Assistant
Mr J Webb Transport Co-ordinator / Bursar’s Assistant
Ms E Wilding BA (Hons) French Examinations Officer, Bursar’s Assistant
Mrs A Winkworth Admin & Finance Assistant

Site and Domestic Staff

Miss J Clegg Cleaner
Mr D Burch Site Assistant
Mrs L Coulson Cleaner
Mr P Jerram Cleaner
Mrs M Jones Cleaner
Mr P Francis Site Manager
Mr R Marvin Head of Maintenance
Mrs M Oliver Cleaner
Mrs P Peters Cleaner
Miss M Ruszcyk Cleaner
Miss S Smith Cleaner
Mr A Smykala Site Assistant