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Staff

Head
Jessica Miles, MA (Oxon), PGCE

Senior Deputy Head & Designated Safeguarding Lead
Lars Fox, MA (Rostock), Modern Languages & Physical Education

Deputy Head (Academic)
Claire Rhodes, BA (Hons) (Lancaster), QTS

Director of Boarding
Tania Davidson, BA (Hons) (UON), PGCE (MMU), LTCL (Trinity College London), PGDip (Roehampton)

Bursar (Director of Business & Finance)
Liz Raper, BSc (Nottingham), ACA

Clerk (Director of Administration & Compliance)
Tom King, LLB (Hull)

Director of External Relations
Claire Schofield, BSc (Dunelm)

Education

Art & Design

Graham Alcock, BA (Bristol Polytechnic), ATC (Sussex) *
Paula Alpine-Eales, BTEC, BA (Sunderland), PGCE
Helen Colman, BA (Leeds), MA (Newcastle), PGCE
Debbie Stewart, BA (Wolverhampton), MA (Leeds), PGCE
Sally Wade, (Technician)

Biology

Joseph Hazlewood, BSc (Aston), MA (OU), PGCE *
Katherine Randall, BSc (Nottingham), MSc, PhD, PGCE, SGM

Chemistry

Robert Moody, BSc (Leeds), PhD, PGCE *
Sarah Gorton, BSc (Leeds), PGCE
Eileen Rust, (Technician)

Classics

William Grant, MA (St Andrews), MSt (Oxon), PGCE *

Dance

Alison Leadley, DDE, RAD, AISTD(CB), UABPA Dip, BA (Surrey), MA (Leeds Met) *
+ Samantha Bolsher, AISTD (MD, TD)
+ Adrienne Pithers, AISTD (MD, TD)
+ Rebecca Welburn, AISTD (MD, TD)
+ Rhona Firth, FISTD – Examiner for the ISTD (Modern & Tap)
+ Anthony Croome, B,Phil (Hons) MA, PGCE (PCET) LRAD FIfL – Examiner for the RAD (Ballet)

Drama, Theatre & Film

Mary Griffin, BA (Middlesex), PGCE(M)*
Rachel Lavell, BEd Hons (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama), (Teacher of LAMDA)
Antony Dawson, (Technician)

Economics & Business Studies

Shealagh Derrig, BEd (Leeds) *
Claire Nadin, BSc (Hatfield), PGCE (Nottingham Trent)

English

Mark Payton, MA (Oxon), PGCE *
Julia Millhouse, MA (Cantab), PGCE
Nicola Onyett, BA, DPhil (York), PGCE
Deborah Ballantyne, B.A. Hons (Manchester), PGCE
Andrea Watson,BA (Nottingham), MA (Durham), PGCE

English as an Additional Language

Aja Moffat, MA (Birmingham)
Dehua Gong (Teacher of Mandarin)

European Languages

Estelle Leclerc BA Hons (Leeds), PGCE, (Spanish, French) *
Maria Algobia Vila, BA, MA (Madrid), PGCE, (Spanish, French)
Amanda Debenham, BA (Newcastle), PGCE, (Spanish, French)
Isabelle Leaf, BA (Lyon), PGCE, (French)
+ Daniela Corbitt, Dip Accountancy (Pouzini), CTLLS City & Guilds, (Italian)
+ Mila Green, Cert Ed (York St John), (Spanish)
+ Veronique Weller, (French)
+ Birgit Kirkham, (German)

Geography

Leyla Seeney, BSc (Leicester), PGCE *
Lauren Cooke, BA, PGDip (Birmingham), PGCE (Cantab)
Fiona Whittle, BEd (Bedford CPE), FIOS

History & Politics

Shaun Aston *

History of Art

Thomas Cooke, BA (Holloway), MA (York)

Home Economics

Sarah Clark BA (Hons), QTS, Leeds University

Mathematics

Katherine Randall, BSc (Nottingham), MSc, PhD, PGCE, SGM
Alicia Viant, BSc (Hull), PGCE
Louise McAllister, BSc (Leeds), PGCE
Vicky McCandlish, Bsc (Salford), PGCE

Music

Samantha Horseman, BMus (Huddersfield), MA (York), PhD (Huddersfield) *
James Taylor, (Assistant Director of Music)
+ Julia Brewer, BA (York), PGCE, (Cello, Piano)
+ Mark Cunningham, (Singing)
+ Louise Evans, (Flute)
+ Jillian Garside, PGDipMus (Colchester), LTCL (London), MA (York), PGCE, (Oboe)
+ Georgina Goodier, DipTCL, LRSM, (Harp)
+ Naomi Haigh, (Piano)
+ Elizabeth Harborne, (Singing)
+ Andrew Jennings, (Percussion)
+ John Mackenzie, BEng (UCL), PhD (Leeds), FTCL, FLCM, IGSM, LRAM, (Guitar)
+ Vincent Parsonage, BSc (OU), PGDipMus, LTCL, DipABRSM, (Viola, Violin)
+ Jonathan Sage, BA (York), MA (York), (Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon & Piano)
+ Philip Titcombe, BA (York), (Piano)
+ Toby Ward, MA (Cantab), (Singing, Piano, Organ)
+ Heather Watts, (Singing)
+ Andrew Wheeler, (Organist)
+ Kevin Holbrough (Music Peri)
+ Eleanor Kornas (Head of Keyboard Studies)

Physics

Sian Thomas, BSc (York), PGCE
Amandine Spaans, PhD
Neal Jackson, (Technician)

Psychology

Claire Rhodes, BA (Hons) (Lancaster), QTS *
Kathryn Hornby

Religion & Philosophy

Rev’d Robert Owen, BD (Wales), PGCE *
Thomas Cooke, BA (Holloway), MA (York)
Claire Rhodes, BA (Hons) (Lancaster), QTS

Sport

Anne Davies, MEd (Wales), PGCE, (Director of Sport) *
Jill Rastall, BSc (Wales), PGCE, (Assistant Director of Sport) *
Jenny Vine, BA Hons (Bedford), (Head of Academic PE) *
Karen Mitchell, LTA, (Head of Racquets) *
Jacqueline Whay, BEd (Liverpool), BA (Hull)
Fiona Whittle, BEd (Bedford CPE), FIOS
Lorraine Taylor, BEd (Liverpool)
Jude Kilburn, BA Hons (Liverpool John Moores)
Nigel Allison, BA (Ripon & York St John), (Technician)
+ Steven Alpine-Eales, (Head of Strength & Conditioning and Personal Training)
+ Matthew Bridson, (Squash Coach)
+ Christine Place, Cert Ed (Bedford CPE), (LTA Tennis Coach)
+ Andrew Potter, (LTA Tennis Coach)
+ Joanna Craven, (LTA Tennis Coach)
+ Dan Ellwood (Hockey Coach)

Higher Education & Careers

Nicola Onyett, BA, DPhil (York), PGCE *
Julia Millhouse, MA (Cantab), PGCE

Learning Support

Juliet Edwards, BSc (Dunelm), MA (Leeds), MSc (Open), PGDip Psych (OU), PGCE *
Dawn Hill, BA (UCRYSJ), PGCE

Examinations & Data

Michelle Randall *
Adele Keepfer

Senior Tutors

Senior Tutor Key Stage 3 – Amanda Debenham, BA (Newcastle), PGCE
Senior Tutor Key Stage 4 – Claire Nadin, BSc (Hatfield), PGCE
Senior Tutor Key Stage 5 – Isabelle Leaf, BA (Lyon), PGCE

Extended Project Qualification

Nicola Onyett, BA, DPhil (York), PGCE

Duke of Edinburgh Award

Caroline Goddard *

Heads of Houses

Alison Leadley, RAD, AISTD(CB), UABPA Dip, BA (Surrey), MA (Leeds Met), (School)
Jude Kilburn, BA Hons (Liverpool John Moores) (QM Hall)
Thomas Cooke, BA (Holloway), MA (York) (Garry)
Mark Payton, MA (Oxon), PGCE (St Aidan’s)
William Grant, MA (St Andrews), MSt (Oxon), PGCE (Pitlochry)
Jacqueline Whay, BEd (Liverpool), BA (Hull) (Duncan)

 

Queen Margaret’s Prince’s Trust Business Challenge

Claire Nadin, BSc (Hatfield), PGCE (Nottingham Trent)

The King Society

Katherine Randall, BSc (Nottingham), MSc, PhD, PGCE, SGM

Pastoral

Chaplaincy

Rev’d Robert Owen, BD (Wales), PGCE, (Chaplain) *

Health and Wellbeing Centre

Helen Williams, RN Dip BSc (Hons) (Nottingham), (Senior Sister) *
Rosie Brown, RN Adv Dip (Children’s), (Sister)
Joanne Gill, (Sister)
Belinda Rees-Evans, (Sister)
Rosalyn Lester, BA Hons (York), (Emotional Wellbeing Practitioner)
Julie Gaines – Nurse (Maternity Cover)

International Students Counsellor

Jacqueline Whay, BEd (Liverpool), BA (Hull)

The Cottages (Year UVI)

Paula Alpine-Eales, BTEC, BA (Sunderland), PGCE,  (Housemistress)
Fiona Pattinson, (Assistant Housemistress)
Julie Simpson (Day Assistant)
Hayley Tyson, (Graduate Assistant)

The Cloisters (Year LVI)

Julia Millhouse, MA (Cantab), PGCE, (Housemistress)
Caroline Goddard, (Assistant Housemistress)
Harriet Brassington (Residential Graduate Assistant)

Winifred Holtby House (Year V)

Lauren Cooke, BA, PGDip (Birmingham), PGCE, (Housemistress)
Bridget Manfield, (Assistant Housemistress)
Jane Hyland, (Day Assistant)

Atholl House (Year IV)

Lorraine Taylor, BEd (Liverpool), (PE Teacher) (Housemistress)
Jacqueline Whay, BEd (Liverpool), BA (Hull), (Assistant Housemistress)
Harriet Grundy, (Graduate Assistant)

Scarborough House (Year III)

Jill Roe, (Housemistress)
Joy Jackson, (Assistant Housemistress)
Rebecca Brook (Day Assistant)

Red House (Years I and II)

Jayne Strawbridge BEd (Hons), (Housemistress)
Sophie Gayton, (Assistant Housemistress)
Clarisse Bale, (Graduate Assistant)

Administration & Development

PA to the Head

Claire Tonks

School Administration

Ellen Briggs (School Administrator)
Caroline McCart, BA Hons (York St John), (School Administrator)
Karen Romeniuk-Horsley (School Administrator: Pastoral)

Admissions & Communications

Elizabeth Auty, (Admissions Manager)
Christa Lovisetto (Admissions Administrator)
Gina Skene, (Receptionist)
Fiona Jones, (Receptionist)
Claire Hulmes (Receptionist)

Marketing & Events

Jo Pickering, MCIM, (Marketing Manager)
Emily Sowden, BA Hons (Leeds), MCIM, (Marketing Manager)
Alison Ruddick (Events Manager)
Katie Harrison, BA Hons (York), (Development & Events Officer)

Digital Strategy

Jonathan Witts, BA Hons (Lincolnshire), FDa (Huddersfield), ITIL ,CEOP (Director of Digital Strategy) *
James Beck (IT Manager)
Luke Jackson (IT Technician)

Business

Catering

Shaun Gayton, (Catering Manager) *
Lauren Kirk, (Senior Chef)
Jamie Newey (Senior Chef)
Rose McNulty, (Chef)
Ian Polinar – Chef
Michael Brook – (Chef)
Cathy Pope, (Catering Supervisor)
Susan Hudson, (Catering Assistant)
James Lambert, (Catering Assistant)
Mark Lees, (Catering Assistant)
Jacqui Martin, (Catering Assistant)
David Newsome, (Catering Assistant)
Richie Roque, (Catering Assistant)
Irma Saltiene, (Catering Assistant)
Andrew Worfolk, (Catering Assistant)
Nick Worfolk, (Catering Assistant)
Jurgita Motiejuniene, (Catering Assistant)
Elizabeth Carlill, (Catering Assistant)
Kara Mangan, (Catering Assistant)
Valerie Bate – (Catering Assistant)
Katrina Hasanbasoglu – (Catering Assistant)

Estate

Quinn Cardy (Estate Manager & Health & Safety Officer) *
Katie Duncan (Estate & Health & Safety Administrative Assistant)
Lynsey Griggs, BA (Southampton)
Jason Swales (Estate Foreman)
Stacy Bramley (Workshop Supervisor – Carpenter & Joiner)
Peter Jackson (Electrician)
Kieran Southon (Plumber & Heating Engineer)
Colin Massey (Bricklayer & Plasterer)
Graham Thackray (Painter & Decorator)
David Powell (Head of Garden & Grounds)
Neil Cole (Groundsman)
Jack Swales (Temporary Labourer)
Tom Raper (Temporary Labourer)

Finance

Elaine Ryan, (Finance Manager) *
Hazel Brown, (Bursar’s Assistant)
Lesley Walton, (Bursar’s Assistant)
Beth Hudson (HR/Payroll Assistant)

Housekeeping

Pamela Bridges, (School Housekeeper) *
Kate Smith, (Deputy School Housekeeper)
Alison Warner, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Sandra Beall, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Laura Beall, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Jane Cieply, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Amy Gaskell, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Caron Gibson, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Jackie Hatfield, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Mandy Johnson, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Josie Lee, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Margaret Morfoot, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Lynne Muirhead, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Janet Oglesby, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Lynne Paylor, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Anne Ward, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Dorothy Whiteford, (Housekeeping Assistant)
Gwen Rushton, (Housekeeping Assistant)

* indicates Head of Department
+ indicates visiting/peripatetic/associate staff
Staff may be contacted using: enquiries@queenmargarets.com