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Motcombe Park Sports Club

Staff List





Senior Deputy Head

J S WEBB MA (Oxford), MSc, MLitt, MEd, PGCE

Deputy Head 

H J N MARSHALL BSc (Hons), Oxford Brookes University, QTS

Senior Master

H B JONES BSc (Hons) (John Moores University, Liverpool)

Director of Administration

S DAWSON MA (Oxford), PGCE & Dip Ed (Exeter), ACP

Director of Studies

L D SMITH MA and Cert Ed (Scholar, Cambridge)

Senior Tutor

Dr A FREISENBRUCH MA Hons MPhil, PhD (Cambridge)

Head of Pre-Prep

Mrs A BOARDMAN-HIRST BEd (Southampton) MA, EYP, L3 Forest School Leader


Teaching Staff

ALDER, Katherine BSc(Bristol), PGCE,LRSM,FISM  Visiting Music Teacher

BAUMANN, Clive  Cert Ed (Exeter) Learning Support - Maths

BINNINGTON, Deborah  GRSM, LRAM, ARCM, LTCL (RAM London) Visiting Music Teacher

BINNINGTON, Stephen  GRSM FRCO ARCM LRAM LTCL Cert Ed (RCM) Visiting Music Teacher

BLAND, Shirley  BA (Hons) &  QTS (Warwick) Maths & Learning Support

BOARDMAN-HIRST, Ailsa  BEd (Hons), MA, EYP, L3 Forest School Leader Pre-Prep Head Mistress

BRACEY, Carol  BA (Hons) (Huddersfield) PGCE, LTCL Mathematics & Piano

BRACEY, Shaun  BA (Hons) (Huddersfield), PGCE (Kingston) Director of Music

CALLOWAY, Rachel BEd(Hons) (Brighton)  Reception Teacher, Head of EYFS

CARDOZO, Julia MA (Oxford), TEFL English as Additional Language

CHAPMAN, David ATCL Performance Diploma (Trinity College) Visiting Music Teacher

CSORBA, Zsolt  PE and Sports Baccalaureate (Bucharest) Boys' Gymnastics

CULL, Amie Dip Counselling Studies, CELTA Asst. Head of Boarding

DICKINS, Naomi BA(Hons), PGCE (UCL) Head of MFL

DUNHAM, Mark  BTech (Hons) (Brunel, Shoreditch) Head of Craft and Design

EDMUNDS Owen BSc 9Nortumbria) Duty Manager MSPC

EVES, Rebecca  BEd (Hons), Plymouth  D Form & Head of Mathematics

FORREST, Jill  BA (Hons), PGCE, PGDip Lit & Dys, AMBDA Learning Support

FREISENBRUCH, Annelise  MA Hons, MPhil, PhD (Cambridge) Senior Tutor  & Head of Classics

GIANNOTTI, Anthony  BEd(Hons), Westminster College, Oxford Mathematics

GUPPY, Laura BA (Hons) Northampton Pre-Prep Year 2

HARDY, James  BSc(Ed) Exeter, QTS Head of Science

HARDY, Jennie BA(Joint Hons) (Aberystwyth), PGCE (Birmingham) MFL

HARTLEY-SMITH, Amber  BA (Hons) (Southampton) Assistant Director of Music

HOBKIRK, Christopher  BA (MusEd), DRSAMD, PGcert RCM, ARCO Visiting Music Teacher

HOLDEN, Brian  BEd (London) English

HOLE Jonny Duty Manager MSPC

HUMPHRIES, Philip  LTCL (Trinity College London) Visiting Music Teacher

JONES, Huw  BSc (Hons) (John Moores, Liverpool), PGCE Senior Master, Dir. of Sport

KIPPAX, Christopher BSc (Lancaster), PGCE (Southampton), QTS Science

KIRCHNER, Kristof  BA Physical Ed (Budapest) Manager MPSC

KNIGHT, Claudia BA(Hons) Guildford School of Acting Drama & PE

LATHAM, Theresa  BEd (Hons) (Cambridge) Head of Middle School & Religious Studies

LAW, Anne  ARCM,FRCM, GRSM(Hons), Dip Rotterdam Conservatoire Visiting Music Teacher

LAWRENCE, Phil BSA Prof Dev Cert   History & Life Skills

LOCKYER, Simon  GRSM (Hons), ARCM, LRAM (RAM London) Visiting Music Teacher

LOCKYER, Susan  LTCL, GTCL (Trinity College, London) Visiting Music Teacher

MARSHALL, Henry  BSc (Hons), PGCE (Oxford Brookes) Deputy Head & Head of Geography

MAY, Hayden  BEd (King Alfred's College, Winchester) Head of Technology

MCLUCKIE, Anna BA(Hons) (Bath), PGCE(Bath), MCIL, AMBDA, APC, Learning Support

MITCHELL-INNES, Ian BA(Hons) Nottingham, MSc (Hons), BSA Cert  Head of English

MONTGOMERY-AMPHLETT, Tara  BSc (Dalhousie), BEd (Toronto), QTS Lower School Science Co-ord.

MOXHAM, Jane  Cert Ed Learning Support

MURRAY, Tom  BA (Hons) (Bath), Cert Ed E Form & Head of Charities

O’BYRNE, Maynard Visiting Music Teacher

PHILLIPS, Sophie BSc(Hons) (Plymouth), QTS Head of Girls’ Games

PICKLES, Jane  GGSM (London) Visiting Music Teacher

POIRET-BROWN, Pascale Dip Counselling (BCPC), 1st Cert Eng (Cambridge)  French Support

POLLARD, Laurence  DEUG Paris V & Cambridge Proficiency, London French Support

RELF, Mike  BTEC Nat Dip Visiting Music Teacher

ROBERTSON, Alex  Diploma in Musical Theatre Dance & Ballet

RUTTER, Joanne BA(Hons) (Wolverhampton) Pottery and Art

SAGE, Kayleigh, BSc (Hons) University of Bath, QTS F Form

SEYMOUR, Jane BPrim Ed (Hons) (Witwatersrand) Learning Support Co-ordinator, Science

SHON, Pippa BA Joint Hons (WSIHE), PGCE (UEA) Head of Lower School,  F Form

SMITH, Leslie MA, Cert Ed (Cambridge), Scholar Sidney Sussex Coll.  Dir. of Studies, Head of History

SMITH, Libby BA (Hons), PG Dip SP & Lang, OCR Cert SpLD Speech & Language Therapist

SPILLER, Kate LTCL, FTCL  Visiting Music Teacher

SUTEAU, Catherine BA(Hons) (University of London) French Support

TAYLOR, Trudi Bed (Hons) (Cardiff) Pre-Prep Year 2

TICHY, Lottie BA(Hons), PGCE, MEd (Exeter) D Form, English

TRUMP, Ben BA (Hons) (Bournemouth) D Form & Sports Coach

WALLACE, Gillian GRSM  Visiting Music Teacher

WEBB, James MA(Oxford), MSc, MLitt, MEd, PGCE Senior Deputy Headmaster

WHITE, Brian BA(Hons), ARCM, CTABRSM, DipABRSM  Visiting Music Teacher

Administrative Staff

K W BINNS BSc (Hons) (Greenwich), MRICS - Bursar

Mrs L B SPICER BSc (Bristol) Law (Chester) - Human Resources Manager

Mrs J E LEWIS - Fees Secretary

Miss N BENDORAITIS - Purchase Ledger Clerk

Mrs J STUBBS - Payroll Secretary

Mrs J PUGH - Financial Controller

Ms H GREGORY - Bursary Receptionist

Mrs A ILETT BSc (Warwick), AMDIS - Marketing Manager

Mrs J A R HOLME - Registrar

Mrs E CLARKE - Admissions/Headmaster's PA

Mrs E HEDGES - OPR Secretary

Mrs E COOKE - School Secretary

MRS M HOLMES – School Secretary

Mrs E WEBB - School Secretary

Medical Staff


Mrs H MONKSUMMER - School Nurse

Mrs K WILLIAMS - School Nurse

Miss A MEEKS - Health Centre Assistant

Support Staff

Mr D SEALY – Maintenance Manager

Mr R POPE – Head of Grounds and Security

Mrs T FOSTER – Principal Housekeeper

Mr J FRANCO – Head Chef

Mrs S STONE – Catering Supervisor


This is a prep school with public-school facilities.
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