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Physics Curriculum LeaderWe are fortunate to have some of the highest calibre of teaching staff across our outstanding schools.

Our teaching staff are key to the provision of our first-class education. All are committed to our vision and values

Principal: Mr Richard Girvan

Early years

Staff Roles
Sarah Holyoake Head of Early Years
Verity Brownbridge Deputy Head of Early Years
Cambridge Salisbury Villas Nursery:  
Tatiana Boorman Early Years Lead Practitioner
Rebekah Brown Nursery Assistant
Kyma Brett Nursery Key Practitioner & Occupational Therapist for Early Years

Pauline Collett

Kindergarten Teacher
Tanya March Castello Nursery Practitioner
Regina Fercsak Nursery Assistant
Emilie Gaspard Nursery Assistant
Gemma Gibson Early Years Lead Practitioner
Ayahui Hernanz Vera Early Years Teaching and Learning Assistant
Charlotte Holford Nursery Practitioner
Jane Hutchison Forest School Practitioner
Allegra Jaffe Nursery Assistant (Maternity Leave)
Trisha Jaman Nursery Assistant
Marta Mole Nursery Practitioner
Sarah Paget Kindergarten Teacher
Caitlin Parmenter Nursery Assistant
Sudha Ravendran Nursery Manager
Tally Reeve Nursery Assistant
Melissa Rodrigues Perez Nursery Practitioner
Caroline Tanner Forest School Lead Practitioner
Nina Tagart Nursery Assistant
Cambridge Shaftesbury Road Nursery:  
Maria Baras De Castro Deputy Nursery Manager
Irene Carrillo Garcia Early Years Teaching and Learning Assistant
Zindi Chungu Early Years Teaching and Learning Assistant
Tiffany Clark Nursery Assistant
Marianna DiPalma Nursery Manager
Rebecca Grey Reception Teacher
Souita Hedayat  Early Years Office Administrator & Receptionist
Lucy Kuyper Reception Teacher
Ariana Lopes Pereira Vaz Nursery Assistant
Svetlana Manichenko Nursery Assistant
Christina Maxwell Nursery Assistant
Gina Murray Nursery Practitioner
Tamarind Osman Foundation Administrator
Dimitra Papadopoulou

Early Years Administration Manager & PA to Head of Early Years

José Adriano Paupério Nursery Practitioner
Hee Man Pong (Mavis) Nursery Assistant
Tamara Sloot  Early Years Lead Practitioner
Jazzmyn Tanner Early Years Teaching and Learning Assistant

Saffron Walden Dame Bradbury's Nursery:

Ewelina Andrews Kindergarten Teacher (Maternity Leave)
Eliza Bannister Nursery Assistant
Libbi Chapman Nursery Assistant
Ellie Clay Nursery Practitioner
Kristina Cox Early Years Lead Practitioner
Mery Pereira Gomez Nursery Assistant
Sonya Guerrero Nursery Practitioner
Thomas Hannaway Reception Teacher and Forest School Leader
Annelisa Hulme Nursery Assistant
India Ilott Nursery Practitioner
Polly Kempster Nursery Assistant
Tiffany Kirkby Nursery Manager
Chloe Richardson Nursery Practitioner
Tina Richardson Nursery Assistant
Luisa Ring Kindergarten Teaching and Learning Assistant
Catharine Robinson-Hughes Kindergarten Teacher
Rose Russell Nursery Assistant
Chloe Smith Nursery Assistant
Emily Wilson Deputy Nursery Manager
Madingley Nursery:  
Caroline Ashman-Vale Nursery Assistant
Suzanne Astley Kindergarten Teacher (Maternity Leave)
Elizabeth Bell Nursery Practitioner
Sharmeen Durrani Nursery Assistant
Alison Gauci Kindergarten Teacher
Amelia Harrison Nursery Assistant
Hollie Huang Nursery Assistant
Rebecca Jarvis

Deputy Nursery Manager

Florent Maciet Nursery Assistant
Zoe Mason Early Years Lead Practitioner
Helen Rabbets Nursery Manager
Jessica Robinson Nursery Practitioner
Graziella Roncato Nursery Assistant
Ruth Scott  Nursery Practitioner
Sally Thake Nursery Practitioner
Lai Ni Lily Wong Nursery Assistant

Junior School Fitzwilliam Building (Cambridge) staff

Staff Role(s)
Zenab Ali 1:1 Specialist Teaching & Learning Assistant
Claire Allin Cover Teacher
Camilla Beech Teacher of 5-11
Michael Bond Teacher of PE & Games 1-11 with Leader of Outdoor and Adventurous Activity and Holiday Provision Manager
Amanda Britton Teacher of Drama
Caitlin Cashmore-Roche Teacher of Key Stage 2
Colette Choi Head of English and Teacher of KS2
Sally Clark Teaching and Learning Assistant
Sarah Clarke Teaching and Learning Assistant
Marie-Christine Clemente Teacher of French
Nicky de Groot Teacher of Key Stage 2
Ruth Dunmore Deputy Head and KS2 Teacher
Katie Evans Teacher of PE and Games
Tommy Evans Head of PE and Games
Marisa Fernandez Teacher of Spanish
Jennifer Fordham Teacher of 5-11
Joanne Hartshorne Teacher of Key Stage 1
Jasvir Hegarty Head of Phase 1 & 2 and Leader of Phonics/Early Literacy
David Hewlett Head of Junior School Fitzwilliam Building
Alice Heywood Director of Educational Strategy 5-11
Cathrine Krishnan Teacher of Key Stage 1
Samantha Lewis Librarian 5-11
Rebekah Light HLTA
Abigail Locke Teacher of Key Stage 1
Amanda Marty Head of Phase 5 & 6 and Teacher of KS2
Emma Mason Teacher of Art
James McDowell Teacher of Music
Joanne Minion Teacher of Key Stage 2
Philippa Parker Head of Maths and Teacher of KS2
Joanne Preston Teacher of Key Stage 1 and PE & Games
Alastair Ramsey Midday Assistant & Late Stay Supervisor
David Roberts Teacher of PE & Games
Timothy Robinson Teacher of Key Stage 2
Emma Rodgers Teacher Apprentice
Adrianne Russell Teacher of Year 3
Kathryn Saeb-Parsy Head of Phase 3 & 4 and Teacher of KS2
Meymune Sevik Teaching and Learning Assistant 5-11
Maddy Smith Teaching and Learning Assistant 3-11
Caroline Tanner Leader of Forest School EYFS and KS1
Catherine Vagh Teacher of Year 6
Bethan Ward Teacher of 5-11
Georgina Webb Inclusion Coordinator 5-11
Gordon West Head of Sciences 5-11
Miranda Zwalf Teacher of Music

Junior School Dame Bradbury's School (Saffron Walden) staff    

Staff Role(s)
Audrey Barton Teacher of KS2
Sasha Bellamy Teacher & Learning Assistant and Late Stay
Louise Birchall Teacher of KS2
Sam Blackman Teacher & Learning Assistant and Late Stay
Narin Chrimes Teacher & Learning Assistant 3-11
Chrissie Cox Assistant Head-Inclusion
Tamzyn Day Teaching and Learning Assistant
Catriona Debnam-Sharp Head of Phase 3 4 and Teacher of KS2
Lindsay Entwistle Teacher of KS2 and PE & Games
Charlotte Fox Teacher of KS1
Sam Godfrey Head of Sport
Rebecca Grey Teacher of Reception
Marta Guerrero Aguera Teacher of Spanish
Benjamin Harris Head of Music
Lauren Hussein Teacher of Drama
Alice Hyland Teacher of Key Stage 1 and EYFS Music
Rebecca Lodwig Teacher of Key Stage 1
Claire Matthews Deputy Head of Dame Bradbury's and Teacher of KS2
James McCaughran Head of Dame Bradbury's
Fiona McWilliam Teacher of Key Stage 2
Mollie Messenger PE and Games Internship
Amira Mitchell-Karam Teacher of STEAM
Jo Parkin Teacher of Sport
Claudine Prowse Teacher of French
Daniel Putt Assistant Head Academic and Teacher of Key Stage 2
Sophie Pym Teacher of Key Stage 2 and with PE & Games
Timothy Robinson Teacher of Key Stage 2
Emily Sibbons Teacher of KS1/2
Dameon Tasker Science and CDE Technician
Gordon West Head of Sciences 5 -11
Elizabeth Whitmore Teacher of KS1/2
Angela Whittome Teacher of Science
Jane Williams Head of Phase 1 2, Teacher of Key Stage 1 & 2
Dan Williamson Head of Mathematics

Senior School and Sixth Form staff

Staff Role(s)
Stephen Ward - Head (11-18)
Abbey Jones - Senior Deputy Head (11-18)
Jonathan Young - Deputy Head Academic 
Rachel Bloomfield-Proud Head of Visual Arts
Emily Cooper Teacher of Digital Art
Joanne Whitmore Teacher of Art
Emma Wilshaw Teacher of Art
Jane Short Teacher of Art
Richard Swift Teacher of Art
Allison Curry Teacher of Biology and Head of Guidance
Cheryl Dean Teacher of Biology
Katrina Dobson Teacher of Biology
Alexander McBride Teacher of Biology
Alexander Van Dijk Head of Faculty for Science and Head of Biology
Sarah Triki-Teurtroy Teacher of Biology
Alice Waldmeyer Teacher of Biology
Timothy Chaloner Teacher of Economics
Carmen Coulson Teacher of Business Studies
SJ McEwan Head of Business & Economics
Mohammed Tanweer Teacher of Economics
Rebecca Cassar Teacher of Chemistry
Jean-Luc Hammersley Teacher of Chemistry
Rae Kier-Tomalin Teacher of Chemistry
Alison Maguire Teacher of Chemistry and Assistant Head of Year 9
Tim Lovewell Teacher of Chemistry
Emma Mines Teacher of Chemistry
Matthew Need Teacher of Chemistry
Jacqueline Paris Teacher of Chemistry and Head of Sixth Form
Shahzad Rahman Teacher of Chemistry and Deputy Head Pastoral (11-18)
Mark Woodward Head of Chemistry and Leader of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Lucy Cresswell Teacher of Classics
Thomas Johnson Teacher of Classics
Elise Jones Teacher of Classics
Fern Whitelaw Teacher of Classics
Mr T Johnson Teacher of Classics
Jeremy Woods Teacher of Classics
Aisling Brown Head of Computer Science
Amir Jahangiri Teacher of Computer Science
Hannah Barden Teacher of Design Engineering
Roger Bett Teacher of Design Engineering
Natasha Hammond Teacher of Design Engineering and Deputy Head Co-Curricular
Emma Langley Teacher of Design Engineering
Kerry Watkins-Marks Head of Design Engineering
Kim Albone Teacher of Drama & Theatre
Helene Barrell Head of Drama & Theatre
Deborah Foote Teacher of Drama & Theatre
Lisa Byrne Teacher of English
Rachel Edmunds Teacher of English and Assistant Head of Year 7
Helen Holgate Teacher of English and Second in English
Elizabeth Juneau Teacher of English
Helen Kedie Head of English
Elizabeth Merson Teacher of English
Rebecca Taylor Teacher of English
Meriel Whalan Teacher of English and Head of Wellbeing
Lee Oliver Teacher of English and Head of Theory of Knowledge
Helen Archer Teacher of Geography
Tim Pegler Head of Geography and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) Coordinator
Matt Styles Teacher of Geography and Head of Year 10 and Year 11
Adam Williams Teacher of Geography
Mark Griffiths Teacher of Geography
Bon Beer Teacher of History
Tom Bonser Teacher of History
Peter Howarth Teacher of History
Elizabeth Sefton Teacher of History
Natalie Stanley Head of History & Politics
Gavin Welch Teacher of Politics


Kathryn Bigg Teacher of Mathematics
Ceri Cairnduff Teacher of Mathematics
Dominic Divito Head of Mathematics and Computing Faculty
Hannah Fisher-Hoch Teacher of Mathematics & Assitant Head of Year 11
Vicki Franks Teacher of Mathematics and Second in Mathematics
Ruth Kemp Teacher of Mathematics
Alison McKenzie Teacher of Mathematics
Kerryn Rowley Teacher of Mathematics
Stephen Ward Teacher of Mathematics and Head (11-18)
Beth Bebbington Teacher of Mathematics
Martin Gibbs Teacher of Mathematics & Further Mathematics
Nicolle Hallam Teacher of Mathematics
Sean Rouse Teacher of Mathematics
Tiffany Bien Teacher of Spanish
Mary-Grace Browning Teacher of Japanese
Elizabeth Cox Teacher of French and Assistant Head of Year 8
Lucila de la Vega Teacher of Spanish and Teacher of Italian
Veronica Escudero Head of Spanish, Head of Italian and Deputy Head of Boarding
Claudia Freeman Head of Modern Languages and Head of German
Julia Goddard Teacher of French
Qingqing Guo Head of Mandarin
Linda Mamouni Teacher of French
Wei Martin Teacher of Mandarin
Sandrine Parente Head of French
Olga Sands Head of Russian
Ulrike Walton-Jordan Head of Non-Examining and Teacher of German
Amanda Webster Teacher of French 
Fan Yang Teacher of Mandarin
Cherry Blanchard Assistant Director of Music and Head of Year 8
Christopher Dexter Mills Assistant Director of Music and Global Outlook Coordinator
Kiran Roberts Teacher of Music
Matthew Rudd Director of Music and Head of Oxbridge and University Entrance Testing
Mr Russell McAlinden Head of Outdoor Education
Lorinda Booth Teacher of PE
Louise Cresswell Teacher of PE and Enrichment, CAS Co-ordinator and Social Responsibility Coordinator
Matthew Guffick Teacher of PE
Ray Mordini Head of Cricket
Tony Pepper Teacher of PE
Joe Tillen Head of Football
Grant Ward Head of Hockey
Charlotte Wells Director of Sport
Gill Dambaza Teacher of Physics and Deputy Head Data, Assessment, Calendar & Staffing
Matthew Fradley Teacher of Physics
Dave Hudson Teacher of Physics
Karianne Law Teacher of Physics
Susan Passmore Head of Physics
Yixiao Wang Teacher of Physics
Tom Wigington Teacher of Physics
Clare Compton Teacher of Psychology
Alison Daniels Head of Psychology & Sociology
Anna Kotowska Teacher of Psychology
Will Frost Head of Faculty of Humanities and Head of Religious Studies & Philosophy
Thomas Hunt Teacher of Religious Studies & Philosophy
Isabella Lake Teacher of Religious Studies & Philosophy and Head of Year 10
Joy Naylor Teacher of Religious Studies & Philosophy
Evelyn Bull Healthcare Practitioner
Donna Clark Nurse

"Teaching across the school is of a high standard and often inspiring ... The high level of personal development ... is due in no small measure to the excellent pastoral care, given by committed staff."

ISI Report - Dame Bradbury's 2015