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Our Staff 

At PHC we are very fortunate to have a truly professional, committed and enthusiastic team of staff - academic, administrative, pastoral, medical, domestic and estate staff.

Should you have any questions regarding your child's progress or wish to discuss the curriculum prior to your son or daughter joining, please make a note of the member of staff you wish to speak to and contact us to arrange a meeting,

Patron: Her Majesty The Queen

President: HRH The Duchess of Gloucester

Visitor: The Right Reverend The Lord Bishop of London

Head: Mrs Sarah Davis MA Hons, PGCE 

Assistant Head: Mrs Lorna McPherson BSc, PGCE 

Assistant Head: Mrs Anna Fells BA (Hons), Cert. TESOL, PGCE

Bursar and Clerk to the Governors: Mr Andrew Macfarlane BSc Msc FCMI VR -

Houseparent and DSL: Rachel Penberthy BA (Hons), GTP, CELTA

Mrs Anna Fells: Head of Junior Years (7-8)  

Ms Hannah Stanford: Head of Middle Years (9-11)             

Mrs Lorna McPherson: Head of Sixth Form 

CREATIVES

Head of Faculty - Mrs Elizabeth Chambers

Art & Design
Head of Department: Miss Lucy Prosser BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd (cantab)  
Mrs Kate Brandon BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Sarah Bellisario BA (Hons), PGCE, MA
Ms Isobel Scott BEd 

Dance
Head of Department: Mrs Elizabeth Newland BA (Hons) 
Miss Rebecca Cox BA (Hons) 

Drama and Theatre Studies (and LAMDA)
Head of Department - Mrs Elizabeth Chambers BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Catherine Stacey LAMDA Teacher

Media Studies
Head of Department: Mrs Elizabeth Chambers BA (Hons), PGCE
Miss Lucy Prosser BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd (cantab) 
Ms Hollyanna Wilmot BA (Hons), PGCE
Ms Kirsti Pateman BA (Hons), PGCE

Music
Head of Department: Mr Jonathan Ingham BAmus (Hons), PGCE
Mr Rufus Frowde MA (Oxon) MMus ARCO Dip ChD
(A wide range of instruments are taught by peripatetic music teachers).

Physical Education
Director of Sport: Mr Jay Szwajbak BA (Hons), PGCE 
Mrs Deborah Hammond Cert Ed 
Miss Charlotte Field BA (Hons), 

ENGLISH

Head of Faculty - Mr Alexander Garner

English
Head of Department - Mr Alexander Garner BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQML 
Mrs Anna Fells Cert. TESOL, PGCE
Mrs Carolyn Cole-Rodrigues de Souza BSc, DipTh TEFL, MA, PGCE
Ms Hollyanna Wilmot BA (Hons), PGCE
Ms Kirsti Pateman BA (Hons), PGCE

HUMANITIES 

Head of Faculty - Ms Sylvia Hutchinson

Geography
Head of Department - Ms Sylvia Hutchinson BSc, MSc, PGCE
Mrs Lorna McPherson BSc, PGCE

History
Head of Department: Dr Stewart Faulkes BA (Hons), MA, PGCE, PhD 

Religious Studies
Head of Department - Ms Hannah Stanford BA (Hons), PGCE 

LANGUAGES

Head of Faculty - Mrs Wahiba Mani-Saada

Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs Wahiba Mani-Saada BA (Hons), DEUG, CELTA (cantab), MA, PGCE 
Mrs Catherine Baker BA (Hons), PGCE

MATHEMATICS 

Head of Faculty - Mrs Ruth Key

Business Studies and Economics
Head of Department: Ms Rachel Poston BSc (Hons) PGCE

Mathematics
Head of Department: Mrs Ruth Key MA (Oxon), PGCE 
Mrs Ayodele Ibironke BA (Hons), PGCE
Mr Mike Doherty BA (Hons), PG Cert (Ed)

SCIENCE

Head of Faculty Dr Nicola Lines BSc, PhD, PGCE

Biology
Mr Christopher May BSc, PGCE

Chemistry
Mrs Jackie Dean
BSc, PGCE, GTP 

Physics
Mr Jeremy Brown
BSc, PGCE 

Psychology
Mrs Daljit Lall
BA (Hons), PGCE

Computer Science
Dr John Wolstencroft BSc (Hons), PhD, PGCE 

Science Technicians
Mrs Rosalind Norris
HNC
Mrs Amanda Fillmore

Learning Support
Heaad of Department: Mrs Sorel Persaud BEd OCR Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties (Level 7)
Mrs Sheila Lucas BEd OCR Advanced Diploma in SEND

Houseparent: Rachel Penberthy, BA (Hons), GTP, CELTA

Assistant Houseparent: Mr Matthew Mackay

School Nurse: Mrs Lucinda Murray, RGN

Melanie Harper – Registrar

Aisling Birch - Marketing & Communications Officer

Andy Macfarlane - Bursar

Esther Vanmali - Bursary Assistant

Sara Pointon – Executive Personal Assistant to the Head

Leigh-Ann Beel – Examinations and Data Officer

Elizabeth Madden – Receptionist

Ian Robinson – Facilities Manager

Ben Stanton – Network Manager

Steven Collings – IT Technician

Dominic Di Stazio – Maintenance Team Leader

Jamie Rozsas – Estate Staff

Robert Bell - Estate Staff

Alex Lewis – Grounds Person

Janet Rumble – Head Cleaner

Sharon Gear – Cleaner

Laura Macqueen-Wilkie – Cleaner

Tanya Merritt – Cleaner

Rosalind Welch – Cleaner

Alison Chalkley – Laundry Supervisor

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