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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
Mrs Sarah Holyoake Head of Early Years
Miss Verity Brownbridge Deputy Head of Early Years
Cambridge Nursery:  
Miss Irene Carrillo Garcia Nursery assistant for Toddler class
Miss Chiara Contarin Nursery assistant for Baby class
Miss Eirini Dea Lapa Key person for Baby class
Miss Marianna Di Palma  Nursery Manager and key person for Rising 3's class
Mrs Renata Filep Key person for Rising 3's class
Mr Florent Macient Key person for Rising 3's class
Miss Marta Mole Nursery Assistant for Rising 3's class
Mrs Sudha Ravendran Deputy manager and key person for Baby class
Miss Kiera Scrivener Nursery Apprentice for Baby class
Mrs Caroline Tanner Forest School teacher
Miss Ariana Vaz Key person for Toddler class

Saffron Walden Nursery:

Miss Lauren Aislabie Key person for Rising 3's class
Mrs Steph Bartram Nursery Manager and key person for Baby class
Miss Megan Sawkins Deputy Manager and key person for Toddler class 
Mrs Sonya Guerrero Key person for Rising 3's class
Miss Elena Clay Key person for Toddler class
Miss Georgia Gidney  Key person for Rising 3's class and Early Years SENCO
Miss Katie Rushton Key person for Toddler class
Miss Emily Wilson  Key person for Baby class
Miss India Illott Key person for Toddler class
Madingley Nursery:  
Mrs Helen Rabbats

Nursery Manager and key person for Toddler and Baby class

Miss Rebecca Jarvis Deputy manager and key person for Rising 3's class
Mrs Tamara Sloot Nursery cover teacher
Mrs Caroline Tanner Forest School leader
Miss Verity Tipper Nursery assistant
Miss Justyana Warcup Nursery assistant for Rising 3's class
Miss Lien Witherley Key person for Toddler and Baby class
Miss Sophie Wyld Key person for Toddler and Baby class

Rosedale House (Cambridge)

Staff Role(s)
Mrs Claire Allin Cover Teacher
Mrs Pauline Collett Cover Teacher
Mrs Anna Greatrex Reception teacher
Ms Sara Gustafsson 3-11 Inclusion Specialist & SENCO
Mrs Holly Heaps Year 2 teacher (maternity Leave)
Mrs Jasvir Hegarty Deputy Head of Rosedale House & Madingley 5-11
Mr David Hewlett Head of Rosedale House & Madingley 5-11
Mrs Alice Heywood Head of Curriculum 5-11
Mrs Catherine Krishnan Teacher
Mr Nicholas Lomas Year 4 teacher
Mrs Kate Long Head of Year 6 
Mrs Amanda Marty Head of Year 5
Mrs Emma Mason Art and Design teacher
Mr Jamie McDowell Music Teacher
Mrs Liese Neely French and Spanish teacher
Mrs Philippa Parker Year 5 teacher
Mr David Roberts Teacher of Sport/KS1&2
Mrs Kate Richardson Year 3 teacher
Mrs Adrianne Russell Head of Year 3
Mrs Kathryn Saeb-Parsy Head of Year 4
Mrs Catherine Vagh Year 6 teacher

Mr Gordon West

Leader of Science (7-11)
Ms Miranda Zwalf Music teacher

Dame Bradbury's School (Saffron Walden)     

Staff Role(s)
Mrs Ewelina Andrews Reception Teacher
Mrs Liz Bicknell Forest School Teacher
Miss Verity Brownbridge Deputy Head of Early Years
Miss Imogen Burcher Head of English/Year 5
Mrs Zoe Cummins Kindergarten Teacher (maternity leave)
Nicolette Elcome Music Teacher
Mrs Marisa Fernandez Spanish Teacher
Mr Sam Godfrey Head of Sport
Mrs Louise Graham Head of Dame Bradbury's 5-11
Ms Sara Gustafsson 3-11 Inclusion Specialist & SENCO
Mr Thomas Hannaway Reception Teacher
Mr Michael Harrison Cover Supervisor
Mrs Sarah Holyoake Head of Early Years
Mrs Alice Heywood Head of Curriculum 5-11
Miss Alice Hyland Teacher of Music
Mrs Sue Knowles Year 3/RE leader
Mr Neil Kohler KS2 Teacher
Mrs Rebecca Lodwig Year 1 Teacher
Mrs Claire Matthews Deputy Head of Dame Bradbury's 5-11
Mrs Fiona McWilliam KS1 Teacher
Miss Laura Mullaly Head of Music & Performing Arts
Mrs Jo Parkin Sports Coach
Ms Claudine Prowse French Teacher
Miss Alison Terry Year 3/Geography Leader
Mr Gordon West Leader of Science (7-11)
Mr Matthew Wood KS2 & PE/Games Teacher
Ms Caty Wynne-Powell Head of Creative and Design Engineering

Senior School and Sixth Form staff

Staff Role(s)
Mr Tony Beadle Teacher of Design Engineering
Mr Roger Bett Teacher of Design Engineering
Miss Emily Cooper

Digital Art Teacher

Miss Natasha Hammond Curriculum Leader of Design Engineering and Year 9 Pastoral Leader
Ms Rachel Bloomfield-Proud Curriculum Leader of Visual Arts
Mr James Norton Teacher of Digital Art
Mrs Jane Short Art Teacher
Mr Richard Swift Art Teacher
Mrs Kerry Watkins-Marks

Design Engineering & Visual Arts Teacher

Mrs Emma Wilshaw

Art Teacher

Mrs Jo Whitmore Art Teacher
Dr Allison Curry Biology Teacher
Ms Cheryl Dean Biology Teacher
Mrs Katrina Dobson Biology Teacher
Miss Rachael Johnson Biology Teacher
Mrs Sarah Sutherland Biology Teacher
Dr Sarah Triki-Teurtroy Biology Teacher
Mr Alex van Dijk Curriculum Leader of Biology 
Dr Alice Waldmeyer Biology Teacher
Mrs Carmen Coulson Business Studies Teacher
Miss Aisling Brown Chemistry Teacher (11-18)
Ms Rita Chow Chemistry Teacher
Dr Alison Maguire Chemistry Teacher
Mrs Emma Mines Chemistry Teacher
Mrs Jacqueline Paris Chemistry Teacher and Head of IB
Dr Shaz Rahman Chemistry Teacher and Deputy Head and Pastoral Lead of Senior School
Dr Clare Stourton Chemistry Teacher
Dr Mark Woodward Curriculum Leader of Chemistry
Ms Angela Cheetham Classics Teacher
Mr Francis Hunt Classics Teacher
Mrs Elise Jones Classics Teacher
Dr Sonya Kirk Classics Teacher
Daisy-Kate Knox Teacher of Classics
Ms Katharine Radice Curriculum Leader of Classics (11-18)
Fern Whitelaw Teacher of Classics
Miss Aisling Brown Curriculum Leader of Computer Science
Shareena Howley Teacher of Computer Science
Ms Helene Barrell Curriculum Leader of Drama & Theatre
Ms Deborah Foote Drama & Theatre Teacher
Ms Sarah McEwan Curriculum Leader of Economics
Mr Vijay Menon Economics Teacher
Ms Lisa Byrne English Teacher
Ms Helen Holgate English Teacher, Second in Department
Ms Elizabeth Juneau English Teacher
Ms Helen Kedie Curriculum Leader of English
Mr Lee Oliver English Teacher
Mr Spencer Pinkus Head of Sixth Form & Teacher of English
Miss Rebecca Taylor English Teacher (maternity leave)
Ms Meriel Whalan English Teacher
Mrs Helen Archer Geography Teacher
Mr Tim Pegler Curriculum Leader of Geography
Mr Adam Williams Geography Teacher
Mrs Bon Beer History Teacher
Mr Thomas Bonser History Teacher
Annie Camp Teacher of History
Mr Peter Howarth Teacher of History
Mrs Natalie Stanley Curriculum Leader of History
Mrs Elizabeth Sefton History Teacher


Mr David Atkins Curriculum Leader of Mathematics
Dr Elizabeth Bebbington

Mathematics Teacher

Dr Cyrille Bouche Mathematics Teacher
Mrs Hannah Crossley Mathematics Teacher
Mrs Hannah Day Mathematics Teacher
Miss Vicki Franks Mathematics Teacher
Mrs Nicolle Hallam Mathematics Teacher
Mrs Ruth Kemp Mathematics Teacher
Ms Alison McKenzie Mathematics Teacher
Mr Karl Read Mathematics Teacher
Mr Andrew Roberts Mathematics and Computational Thinking Teacher
Mr Sean Rouse Mathematics Teacher and Second in Mathematics
Mr Kerryn Rowley Mathematics Teacher
Mr Stephen Ward Mathematics Teacher and Senior Deputy Head
Mrs Tiffany Bien Spanish Teacher
Mrs Mary-Grace Browning Japanese Teacher
Ms Stephanie Covez French and Spanish Teacher
Ms Elizabeth Cox French Teacher
Ms Veronica Escudero Curriculum Leader of Spanish
Mrs Claudia Freeman Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Curriculum Leader of German  and Pastoral Leader Year 7
Ms Julia Goddard French Teacher
Marta Guerrero Aguera Teacher of Spanish
Mrs Qingqing Guo Curriculum Leader of Mandarin
Dawn Hull Cover Teacher
Wei Martin Teacher of Mandarin
Ms Sandrine Parente Curriculum Leader of French
Mrs Maria Rivas-Lopez Teacher of MFL
Ms Ana Maria Riquel Spanish Teacher and Year 8 Pastoral Leader 
Olga Sands Curriculum Leader of Russian
Ms Lucila de la Vega Spanish Teacher
Dr Ulrike Walton-Jordan German Teacher
Mrs AJ Webster French Teacher and EAL co-ordinator
Mr David Wyatt Teacher of MFL
Mrs Cherry Blanchard Assistant Director of Music
Dr Christopher Dexter Mills Assistant Director of Music
Mrs Kiran Roberts Music Teacher
Mr Matthew Rudd Director of Music and Oxbridge Co-ordinator
Mrs Lorinda Booth PE Teacher
Miss Louise Cresswell PE Teacher and Enrichment co-ordinator
Mr Ray Mordini Head of Cricket
Mr Tony Pepper PE Teacher
Mr Matthew Styles PE Teacher and Pastoral Leader Year 10 and Year 11
Mr Joe Tillen Head of Football
Mr Grant Ward Head of Hockey
Mrs Charlotte Wells Director of Sport
Mrs Gill Dambaza Director of Science
Mr Rory Goldsmith Physics Teacher
Mr Dave Hudson Physics Teacher
Dr Karianne Law Physics Teacher
Mr James Moore Curriculum Leader of Physics
Mrs Susan Passmore Physics Teacher
Katy Welsh Physics Teacher
Mr Gavin Welch Politics Teacher
Mrs Clare Compton Psychology Teacher
Mrs Alison Daniels Curriculum Leader of Psychology
Ms Anna Kotowska Psychology Teacher
Georgie Beevor RS & Philosophy Teacher
Ms Isabella Coles RS & Philosophy Teacher
Mr William Frost Curriculum Leader of RS & Philosophy
Mrs Joy Naylor RS & Philosophy Teacher
Mrs Jessica Yarnell  Head of Social Sciences


"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