Who's who

Headmistress


Mrs J Whittingham

Headmistress

B.Ed Cert., Prof.Prac.SpLD

Senior Leadership Team


Mrs H Wynn

Business Manager

BA (Hons) ACMA


Mrs G Mitchell

Deputy Head and Designated Safeguarding Lead

BA (Hons) MA PGCE


Mrs U Hillery

Head of Early Years and Transition to Pre-Prep, Head of Pre-Prep and Transition to Prep, Year 1 Form Tutor

BA (Hons) PGCE 

Academic Teaching Staff


Mrs L Alcock

Learning Support

BA (Hons) PGCE 


Mrs L Beach

Head of English and Year 6 Form Tutor

BA (Hons) PGCE


Miss J Brooker

Head of Art & Year 5 Form Tutor

BA (Hons) PGCE


Mrs L Brown

Head of Mathematics and Year 6 Tutor

Ba (Hons) PGCE


Mrs J Burden

Year 2 Form Teacher

BEd (Hons)


Mrs H Byrd

Year 2 Form Teacher

MSc PGCE


Mrs R Chippindall-Higgin

Reception Class Teacher

BA (Hons)


Mrs R Clemons

Head of Languages and Year 4 Form Tutor 

BA, Dip LT


Mrs A Crabbe

Science Teacher

BSc (Hons) PGCE


Mrs R Davidge

Year 3 Form Tutor

BA (Hons) PGCE


Mr J Don-Carolis

Head of Boy's Games

BA (Hons) QTS


Mrs S Eshelby

Year 2 Class Teacher

BA (Hons) PGCE


Mrs S Graham-Scott

Year 1 Form Tutor

BA (Hons) QTS


Miss P Hall

Head of Philosophy, Head of Religious Studies, Year 4  Form Tutor and PE Teacher

BEd (Hons) MA


Ms C Huckle

LAMDA Teacher

BA (Hons)


Mrs H Longbottom

Head of Science and Year 5 Form Tutor

BSc (Hons) PGCE


Mrs M Lovesey

Head of Girls' Games

BA (Hons) QTS


Mr J Merry

LAMDA Teacher

BA (Hons)


Ms L Moore

Year 5 and Year 6 Teacher

BSc Hons, PGCE, M.Ed


Mr M Parton

Director of Performing Arts and Year 5 Form Teacher

BA (Theatre) NDPMT PGCE ISTD (DDI) LTCL


Mrs S Partridge

Year 3 Form Tutor

BSc PGCE


Mrs E Purcell

Head of Music, Year 5 Form Tutor

BSc (Hons) PGCE


Mrs J Ranger

Deputy EYFS Manager and Reception Class Teacher

BA (Hons)


Mrs M Redman

Lead SENCO & Year 3 Form Tutor

BSc Hons and PGCE


Mr J South

Head of Digital Learning and STEAM.  Digital Leader Co-ordinator and Year 4 Form Tutor.

BA (Hons), MA (Education) PGCE


Mrs G Tomson

Year 2 & Year 3 Teacher

BA (Hons) MA PGCE


Mrs H Wilde

Science Teacher (Materinity Cover)

MChem, PGCE


Mrs G Wilhelm

Learning Support and Year 3 Teacher

BEd (Hons)


Mrs L Wood

Music Teacher

BA Hons Mus. Ed. ARCM

Teaching Assistants


Miss J Cannon

Teaching Assistant

CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education


Miss I Cashmore

Gap Student


Mrs A Cowley

Teaching Assistant

NNEB


Ms L Harris

Learning Support Assistant and ELSA


Mrs G Hickman

Art Assistant

BA (Hons) Dip Art & Design


Miss K Higgins

Sports Assistant

BTEC Dip EY


Mrs J Hughes

Teaching Assistant and Lunchtime Supervisor

MA (Hons)


Miss R Jameson

Learning Support Assistant


Miss L Keen

Teaching Assistant

CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education


Ms N Linskey

Teaching Assistant


Mrs E Michelmore

Learning Support Assistant


Mrs L Streatfeild

Teaching Assistant

NNEB


Miss F Thomson

Teaching Assistant

NNEB, RSH


Miss Walmsley

Teaching Assistant

CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education


Mrs M Whitby

Outdoor Learning Co-ordinator and SEND Support

Nursery Department Staff


Miss C Woodman

Nursery Room Manager

CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education


Miss L Robins

Deputy EYFS Manager, EYFS SENCO and After School Care Club

NNEB


Mrs R Pereira

Deputy EYFS Manager and Kindergarten Manager

NVQ Level 3 OFQUAL Level 3

Nursery Practitioners


Miss L Amies

Nursery Assistant

CACHE Level 3 in Childcare & Education


Mrs E Grant

Nursery Assistant


Miss C Hawkins

Early Years Learning Support Assistant


Miss E Keen

Nursery Assistant

CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education


Miss G Williams

Nursery Assistant and Sports Assistant

CACHE Level 3 in Childcare and Education


Mrs M Yordanova

Nursery Assistant

MA Entrepreneurship and Management

Administration


Mr D Aristidov

Site Manager


Mr C E-Moss

Deputy Site Manager


Mrs A Churaman

PA to the Headmistress


Mr T Davis

Minibus Driver


Mrs J R Dickenson

Registrar


Mr D Horlock

Minibus Driver


Mrs E Lemon

Finance Manager

BSc (Hons), MSc


Mrs B McHardy

Office Administrator

BA (Hons)


Ms J Nichols

Administration Assistant and Wardrobe Mistress 


Mrs C Poole

Marketing and Events Manager

BSc (Hons)


Mr M Strickland

ICT Manager

BA (Hons)


Miss J Trew

Office Manager and Lead First Aider


Mrs N Wilkinson

Accounts Assistant

Visiting Specialists

Mr D Hitchen

GRSM, ARMCM (Singing) and ARMCM (Piano)

Singing

Miss B Tempest

Flute

Mr A McBride

ABSM

Drums

Mrs J Cameron

BMus(TCM), AMusA(Cello), ATCL(MusEd), MISM

Cello, Piano

Mr J A Tuck

BSc

Chess

Mr R Wilson

Dip ABRSM

Brass, Piano, Strings, Woodwind

Board of Governors


Mr Richard Thompson

Chair of Governors

BSc (Hons) MBA

Mr Thompson’s career was in information technology and business management working in various sectors. Immediately before retiring he was IT director for MSAS, a global logistics business, now incorporated into DHL.
Since retiring, his passion for education has led him to become actively involved with his local school in Shackleford, St Mary’s Infant School, where he has been a governor for the past seven years and is currently Chairman.
Mr Thompson has a BSc in Management Sciences from the University of Warwick and an MBA from Henley Business School.


Mr Simon Allen

Assistant Head (Academic)

MA MEd

Mr Allen read Modern Languages at Selwyn College, Cambridge. He now teaches Spanish at Charterhouse and is senior tutor, overseeing the academic performance of all pupils in the school as well as the delivery of tutoring by colleagues. He has also coached football and cricket and has the FA Level 3 coaching award. His interests include birds, natural history, travel sport and Latin American literature and culture. Both his children have attended St Hilary's School. Mr Allen is the governor responsible for Safeguarding.


Dr C McShane

Headmistress

MA (Oxon), MPhil (Cantab), PhD

Claire is Headmistress at St Teresa’s School, Effingham. She is also a teacher of Latin, Ancient Greek and Classical Civilisation, and is the Head of the Classics Department. She is also involved in boarding duties, and lives onsite.
Claire read Medieval Literature at University College, Oxford and took an M.Phil in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Queens’ College, Cambridge, before completing her PhD at Edinburgh University. In her spare time she enjoys literature, quizzing, opera and the theatre.
 


Dr Mina Patel

BDS (Lond), PG Dip Endodontic Practice (UCL Eastman)

Mina qualified as a dentist from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Dental School in 1999 with Honours. In 2016 she completed a Diploma in Endodontic Practice at the Eastman Dental Institute, UCL London.

She works as general dental practitioner within Surrey. She lives locally and has a daughter that attended St. Hilary’s School. She enjoys the outdoors, travelling, yoga and painting both abstract and landscape. Her hobbies also include paddle-boarding and kayaking on the River Wey. She actively participates as a dentist on medical camps.  She has also completed level 1 and 2 counselling skills and an accredited mindfulness course. 


Mrs V Powell

LRAM ARCM DipEd

Mrs Powell is a retired music teacher, teaching general music for seven years in maintained schools and then for 33 years taught piano at Lanesborough School, Guildford. She is now involved with music societies in the locality and extremely keen on the performing arts, travel and sport. Her two daughters attended St Hilary's School. Mrs Powell is the governor responsible for the Early Years (EYFS).


Miss F Reid

BA (Hons) History, Sociology, FCA

Miss Reid is a chartered accountant and a senior manager within Smith and Williamson Ltd, responsible for a wide portfolio of clients including independent schools and other registered charities.  Miss Reid is the chairman of the Finance Committee and has 2 children.



 


Mrs S Sims

BEd (Hons) (Cantab)

Mrs Sims trained at Homerton College, Cambridge, securing a certificate in education in 1976 and a bachelor in education degree from Newnham College. She has recently retired as Head of Art at a girls' prep school in Surrey. Mrs Sims has two daughters, enjoys pilates, arts and crafts, visits to antique fairs in search of pieces to renovate, walking and cycling. Mrs Sims is the governor responsible for Staff Liaison.

Governor Committees
 

Finance

Miss Fiona Reid (Chairman)

Mr Richard Thompson

Headmistress

Business Manager
 

Nominations and Governance

TBC (Chairman)

Mr Richard Thompson

Mrs Veronica Powell

Headmistress

Business Manager

 

Education

Mrs Sue Sims (Chairman)

Mrs Veronica Powell

Mr Simon Allen

Headmistress

Deputy Head
 

Major Development Working Group

TBC (Chairman)

Mr Richard Thompson

Miss Fiona Reid

Headmistress

Business Manager

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