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Bedales Schools’ Board of Governors

Clare Bradbury, BSc, PGCE
Felix Grey, MChem, MPhil
Avril Hardie, BEd, JP 
Owen Jonathan LLB (Hons)
Michele Johnson, BA 
Dr Anna Keay, PhD 
Rear Admiral John Lippiett, CB, CBE
Matthew Rice, BA (Chairman)
Nicholas Vetch, ARICS
Professor Geoffrey Ward 
Charles Watson, BA 
Timothy Wise

Find out more about the Governors here. If you wish to contact a Governor, please email admin@bedales.org.uk with 'FAO Helen McBrown, Bursar's Assistant' in the subject heading or write, marked CONFIDENTIAL, c/o The Clerk to the Governors, Bedales School, Church Road, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 2DG.

Three Schools’ Senior Team

Headmaster, Bedales Schools
Keith Budge, MA, PGCE Oxford (University College)

Senior Deputy, Operational & Pastoral
Louise Wilson, BA, PGCE King's College London, MA Bath 

Head, Bedales Prep, Dunhurst
Colin Baty, NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship), BEd, Diploma of Teaching (Waikato University, NZ), BPP (Boarding Professional Practise, Roehampton University)

Head, Bedales Pre-prep, Dunannie
Jo Webbern, CertEd (Froebel), Diploma in Language and the Teaching of Reading (University of Wales)

Bursar
Richard Lushington, BA, MCIPD Thames Polytechnic London

Director of External Relations 
Rob Reynolds, BSc London (Royal Holloway), MBA Strathclyde, MCIM

Bedales Leadership Team

Headmaster, Bedales Schools
Keith Budge, MA, PGCE Oxford (University College)

Senior Deputy, Operational & Pastoral
Louise Wilson, BA, PGCE King's College London, MA Bath  

Deputy Head, Academic
Alistair McConville, MA Cambridge (Fitzwilliam), PGCE Gloucester

Deputy Head, Staff and Co-curricular 
Rick Cross, MA Edinburgh, MA Kings, PGCE London, NPQSL Cambridge

Bedales teaching staff

Head of Academic Enrichment and Oxbridge
Clare Jarmy, MA Cambridge (St Catharine’s), PGCE Cambridge, MA UCL Institute of Education

Head of Bedales Assessed Courses
Matthew Yeo, MA Oxford (St Catherine’s), MA, PhD Manchester, MEd Buckingham, PGCE Buckingham, FRHistS, FCIEA

Head of Blocks 4 and 5
Jackie Sueref, BA Leeds, PGCE Hull

Head of Block 3
Clive Burch, BA Nottingham, PGCE Chichester

Head of Boarding
Peter Thackrey, BA Durham, PGDip City, PGCE London (Institute of Education)

Head of Digital Learning
Ed Mason, MA Oxford (Trinity), MA Open University, QTS Canterbury Christ Church, MSt Cambridge (Wolfson)

Head of Global Awareness
Abigail Wharton, BA Bradford, PGCE Leeds

Head of Partnerships, Initial Teacher Training, EPQs and Academic Tracking
Alice McNeill, BA UCL, MA York

Head of Wellbeing
Hayley Ager, BA Middlesex 

Head of Sixth Form
Gordon Dale, Higher DipEd, Edgewood, South Africa

Extended Projects Coordinator
Shaun Ritchie, BA Essex, PGCE Greenwich

Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC)
Jackie Sueref, BA Leeds, PGCE Hull

*Head of Department in italics

Art
Andy Cheese, BA Ravensbourne
Sarah Oakley, BA West of England, PGCE Brighton, MA London (Goldsmiths)
Simon Sharp, BA Kingston Polytechnic
Kate Thorne, BA Middlesex University
Frances Vigars (Artist in Residence), BA Bath Academy of Art, PGCE Reading

Business Studies
Shaun Ritchie, BA Essex, PGCE Greenwich

Ceramics
Ana Simmons, BA Cardiff School of Art & Design

Classics
Christopher Grocock, BA London (Royal Holloway), PhD London (Bedford)
Alastair Harden, MA, MSt Oxford (Christ Church), PhD Reading
Mary-Elizabeth Houghton, BA Exeter, PGCE Bath
Alistair McConville, MA Cambridge (Fitzwilliam), PGCE Gloucester
Nicholas Meigh, BA Durham, PGCE Worcester (University College)

Dance
Liz Wood, BA Chichester, MA Chichester

Design
Louise Fellingham (Fashion), BA Brighton, PGCE London
Chloe Hamill, BA, MA Manchester School of Art, ABC Level 4 Diploma, Falmouth
Charlotte Harding, BA Loughborough 
Helen Howarth, BA Manchester, ATC London (Goldsmiths)
Alex McNaughton (Product Design), BSC Salford, PGCE Brighton
Ben Shaw (Design), BSc, PGCE Loughborough

Drama
Hayley Ager, BA Middlesex 
Joanne Greenwood, BA Liverpool, MA Chester
Phil Tattersall-King, BA London (Royal Holloway), MPhil Birmingham, PGCE Warwick

Economics
Jill Eckford, BA Newcastle University, PGCE Bristol
Shaun Ritchie, BA Essex, PGCE Greenwich

English
David Anson, BA London (University College), MA RADA, PGCE Institute of Education
Julia Bevan, BA Nottingham, PGCE Warwick
Keith Budge, MA, PGCE Oxford (University College)
Mary-Elizabeth Houghton, BA Exeter, PGCE Bath
Ed Mason, MA Oxford (Trinity), MA Open University, QTS Canterbury Christ Church, MSt Cambridge (Wolfson)
Lucy McIlwraith, BA Durham, MA Newcastle, PGCE Manchester
Jennifer Moore, BA, PGCE QTS Sheffield

Geography
Jackie Sueref, BA Leeds, PGCE Hull
Paul Turner, BSc Exeter, PGCE Cambridge

Government & Politics
Jonathan Selby, BA, PGCE Durham

HE Adviser
Vikki Alderson-Smart, BSc, PGCE Swansea

History
Chris Bott, BA London (University College), PGCE London Institute of Education
Rick Cross, MA Edinburgh, MA Kings, PGCE London, NPQSL Cambridge
Gill Harris, BA Exeter, PGCE Cambridge, PGDip (SpLD) Exeter
Nicholas Meigh, BA Durham, PGCE Worcester
Jonathan Selby, BA, PGCE Durham
Abigail Wharton, BA Bradford, PGCE Leeds
Matthew Yeo, MA Oxford (St Catherine’s), MA, PhD Manchester, MEd Buckingham, PGCE Buckingham, FRHistS, FCIEA

Learning Support
Ruth Austen, BSc Swansea, PGCE, PGDip (SEN) Kingston, PGDip (SpLD) Southampton, SpLD Assessment Practising Cert (PATOSS)
Anna Bingham, BA Durham, PGCE UCL Institute of Education, PGDip (Dyslexia and Literacy) Dyslexia Action / Middlesex University
Emma Buckmaster, BSc Exeter, PGCE Exeter, Dip. SpLD Hornsby Institute
Gill Harris, BA Exeter, PGCE Cambridge, PGDip (SpLD) Exeter
Stuart Inglis, BA Portsmouth, PGCE West Sussex IHE
Sue Mabe, BA Newcastle, PGCE Sheffield, RSA DipSpLD
Jane Martin, BEd (Maths) Chichester 
Jane Shannon, BA Ulster, PGDip (SpLD) Worthing, CELTA Portsmouth 

Librarians
Ian Douglas, MA Cambridge (Peterhouse), PGCE Cambridge (Librarian)
Jane Kirby, BSc Edinburgh, MSc City (Librarian and Archivist)

Mathematics
Clive Burch, BA Nottingham, PGCE Chichester
Greg Clarke, BA Oxford (Pembroke), MA London, PGCE London
Martin Hanak-Hammerl Mag.phil Graz, MSc London (Imperial)
Martin Jones, BA Oxford (St Edmund Hall), PGCE Durham, MSc Sussex, MA Chichester
Paula Tribe, BEd London (Maria Grey College)
Gabriela Vrbikova, RNDr Charles University Prague 

Modern Languages
Tristan Wilson, BA Cardiff, PGCE Oxford Brookes

French
Marie-Pierre Hamard, MA, PGCE London (Goldsmiths)
Nick Shannon, BA Ulster, PGCE Warwick
Peter Thackrey, BA Durham, PGDip City, PGCE London (Institute of Education)

German
Nick Shannon, BA Ulster, PGCE Warwick
Uta Colbey, German 1st State Exam Johannes-Gutenberg University Mainz, German 2nd State Exam (PGCE equivalent) Studienseminar Darmstadt 

Spanish
Ruth Carpenter-Jones, BA London (Queen Mary), PGCE Bristol
Elena Hall, BSc Valencia, MSc Loughborough, PGCE Greenwich
Alejandro Osorio, BA, PGCE, TESOL, Colombia

English as an Additional Language
Sally Compton, BA Reading, MBA London Business School, CELTA London, MA Roehampton
Jo Mayhook-Walker, BA Exeter, CELTA International House London
Jane Shannon, BA Ulster, PGDip (SpLD) Worthing, CELTA Portsmouth 

Music
Neil Hornsby (RAM)
William Lithgow, LRAM, Prof Cert Music (RAM), PGCE (Goldsmiths)
Doug McIlwraith BA Durham, PGCert Liszt Academy Budapest, PGCE Cambridge, ACRO
Giacomo Pozzuto, BA Durham, MA York, PGCE Buckingham
Keir Rowe, ARCM, LRAM (RCM)

* please see below for full list of Music School staff

Outdoor Work
Feline Charpentier, BA St Martin's College, Lancaster, HnD Bristol
Andrew Martin, BA, PGCE  Manchester Metropolitan

Psychology
Sarah Flavell, BSc Hull, PGCE Greenwich
Liz Marriott, BSc Victoria University of Wellington, Diploma of Teaching Wellington College of Education, New Zealand 

Philosophy, Religious Studies & Ethics 
Clare Jarmy, MA Cambridge (St Catharine’s), PGCE Cambridge, MA UCL Institute of Education
Alistair McConville, MA Cambridge (Fitzwilliam), PGCE Gloucester
Alice McNeill, BA UCL, MA York

Science

Biology
Vikki Alderson-Smart, BSc, PGCE Swansea
Katie McBride, BSc, Newcastle (Maternity Leave)
Alan McKnight, BSc Nottingham, PGCE Nottingham
Cheryl Osborne, BSc Swansea, PGCE Southampton 
Richard Sinclair, BA Oxford (St Catherine’s), PGCE London 

Chemistry
Oliver Hoult, MChem York
Lindsey Lithgow, MChem Sheffield, PGCE Manchester
Emily Seeber, CertHE, MChem Oxon (Balliol), MA Open / (Head of Science)
Elizabeth Stacy, BSc Surrey, MPhil, Australian National University

Physics
Gordon Dale, Higher DipEd, Edgewood, South Africa
Tobias Hardy, BSc York, MA Southampton, PGCE Warwick
Allen Shone, MSc, PhD Durham

Sport
Kevin Boniface, BA Winchester
Graeme Coulter, (Tennis coach)
Spencer Leach, BSc West London Institute of Higher Education, MSc, PGCE Exeter (Director of Sport)
Mariela Presnell, BSc Gloucestershire, PGCE Canterbury
Helen Retter, CertEd Wales, Dip SEN Winchester, PGDip Portsmouth

Technicians 

Art
Chloe Dowsett, BA De Montfort
Gail Styles, BA

Design
Mohammed Halli
Elliott Thomas
Sam Wilkins, BA Southampton IHE

Science
Rod Edwards
Lesley Morris, BSc Leeds, RGN North Tees General Hospital
Mary Shotter, BA Exeter

Sport
Alex Prior

Outdoor Work
Ed Mitchell, BA Writtle University College
Hallam Westgarth

Bedales housestaff and Medical Centre

Housestaff in 6.2 House (Year 13)
Boys: Ben Shaw
Girls: Chloe Hamil

Deputy Housemaster, 6.2 House

Nick Meigh

Housemasters in Boys’ House (Years 9-12)
Chris Bott
Peter Thackrey

Deputy Housemasters in Boys’ House (Years 9-12)
Clive Burch
William Lithgow

Housemistresses in Girls’ House (Years 9-12)
Charlotte Harding
Gill Harris

Deputy Housemistress in Girls' House (Years 9-12)
Ana Simmons, BA Cardiff School of Art and Design

Day Boys’ Housemaster
Ed Mason, MA Oxford (Trinity), MA Open University, QTS Canterbury Christ Church, MSt Cambridge (Wolfson)

Day Girls’ Housemistress
Jennifer Moore, BA, PGCE QTS Sheffield

Resident House Assistant 6.2 House
Caz Hulbert

Matrons of Girls’ House
Fiona Burke
Debbie Lowrey

Matrons of Boys' Flat
Alisa Peebles, BA Cumbria
Beth Simpkins-Smith

Resident House Tutors
Boys' Flat -  Matthew Yeo and Alice McNeill
Steephurst - Marie Pierre Hamard and Clare Jarmy
6.2 - Nick Meigh

School Counsellor
Katy Wilson

Medical Centre
Claire De Menezes
Emma Handley
Laura Murdoch
Sarah Osman
Caroline Parkinson
 

Visiting Music staff

Bassoon
Alison Anderson

Cello/Double Bass
Graham Elliott (Trinity)
Allyxa Ruby
Katy Wright (RAM)

Clarinet
Emma Hall (RCM)
Keir Rowe (RCM)

Flute
Clare Lund (RCM)

Guitar (Acoustic, Electric and Bass)
Arne Brattland (Norwegian State Academy of Music)
Neil Hornsby (RAM)
Jamie West-Oram
Stuart Wheaton (Surrey)
Kevin Walker

Harp
Sue Rothstein (RAM)

Jazz Piano Improvisation
Jeremy Banks (Guildhall)
Nic Saunders (Guildhall)

Marimba
Simon Whittaker (Trinity, MA SOAS) 

Oboe
Helen Hollowood (RCM)
Mea Wade (RAM)

Percussion
Kristian Bediiako
James Oscroft (Thames Valley)
John Roberts (Musicians Institute London)
David Saunders
Simon Whittaker (Trinity, MA SOAS) 

Piano
Janice Butcher (London)
Mark Dancer (Durham)
Gillian Hill (LRSM)
Grace Mo

Saxophone
Jim Gold
Nick Higgins
Keir Rowe (RCM)
Huw Wiggin

Trombone/Tuba
Russell Howarth (RCM)

Trumpet/French Horn
Jeremy Banks (Guildhall)

Violin/Viola
Catherine Lett (Guildhall)
Sara Timossi

Vocal Studies
Phillip Guy-Bromley (Birmingham)
Kevin John
Hilary Pardoe (Manchester)

Music School Administrator
Catherine Knowles
 

Visiting Modern Languages staff

Italian
Silvia Allen

Japanese
Miyuki Harrington BA CertEd Tokyo, CertEd Kyoto, Cert Teaching Japanese as a Foreign Language, Cambridge

Mandarin
Kessie Hourahine, BA Jinnan (Chinese), CertEd Zhao Qing, China, PGCE Portsmouth

Russian
Emma Eldridge, BA Yerevan State Linguistic University

Visiting Dance & Drama staff

Dance
Teresa Butcher, BA Roehampton Institute, LISTD DDP
Rosie Nash, CDE, AISTD DDE, FDI

LAMDA
Harriet Crawford, LAMDA LLAM Acting, LAMDA LLAM Teacher’s Diploma
Biddy Wells
Caroline Cooper, BA Kent, Licentiate Teaching Diploma Guildhall School of Music and Drama 

Bedales Events

Joanne Greenwood (Theatre Designer/Production Manager)
Amanda Brewer (Front of House Lead)

Bedales administrative staff

Jenny Edmonson (Receptionist)
Jane Edwards (Admin Assistant)
Pam Goff (Headmaster’s PA)
Wendy Hudson (Receptionist/Exams and Admin Assistant)
Sally Hughes-Stanton, MBE (Managing Head’s Assistant)
Debbie Johnson (Exams and Admin Assistant)
Joanna Norris (Administration Assistant)
Liz Leeming, Dip Counselling (Exams and Admin Manager)
Sam White (Assistant PA to Headmaster)

Three schools’ administrative staff

Bursar’s Office
Richard Lushington, BA, MCIPD (Bursar)
Helen McBrown (Bursar’s Assistant)

Catering
Karen Dunford (Catering Manager)
Kelly Wells (Catering Admin Assistant)

External Relations
Jo Alldridge AISTD, ALAM, CertEd (Deputy Registrar)
Mary Hancox (Alumni and Development Manager)
Marlene Hill (Alumni and Development Data Administrator)
Janie Jarman (Registrar)
Anna Morge (Admissions Coordinator)
Philip Parsons, BA, CertEd (Alumni Officer)
Rob Reynolds, BSc, MBA, MCIM (Director of External Relations)
Leana Seriau, BA (Alumni Liaison Manager) 
Veryan Vere Hodge, BA (Head of Development)
Milly Withers, BA, M.Phil (Communications Manager)

Facilities
Jan Cobb (Administrative Project Coordinator)
Liz Darvill (Domestic Bursar)
Tom Heard (Maintenance Manager)
Caz Hulbert (Lets Coordinator)
Charlotte Keddle (Facilities Helpdesk Administrator)
James Lathwell (Grounds & Gardens Manager)
Maria Leonard, CMIOSH (Health, Safety and Compliance Manager)
Shaun Pantrey, AssocRICS, MBIFM (Estates Bursar)

Finance
Wendy Bailey (Finance Assisstant)
Neil Blanchard, MBA, FCCA, ACIS (Head of Finance)
Lisa Cooper (Senior Accounts Administrator)
Wendy Dawe (Accounts Administrator)
Jayne Rundell (Accounts Administrator)

HR & Payroll
Tracy Barr, DIPS (Payroll & Benefits Manager)
Emily Clark (Recruitment and Compliance Co-ordinator)
Sarah Compton (Payroll Assistant)
Alexandra Guy (HR Assistant (Generalist))
Faye Hunt (HR Adviser)
Jo Hunter, BA, PGDipHRM (Head of HR)
Ally O’Connor, MCIPD, PGDip (HR Manager)
Karen Wright (HR Assistant (Recruitment))

Information Technology
Lewis Brown
Josh Froelich
Tom Pearce, MCP, MTA 
Reece Percival, BSc Portsmouth
Shane Phillips
Andrew Pigott, MBCS, BEng (Deputy Head of ICT and Digital Resources)
Liz Robertson, BSc