Pinewood Staff 2017

Headmaster ~ Philip Hoyland

BEd Hons English

Deputy Head ~ C J Acheson-Gray

BEd Hons French


Senior Leadership Team:

The above plus:

Mrs H Davies BSc Hons PGCE ~ Head of Lower School and Junior Subjects

Ms R Hall BA Hons PGCE ~ Head of Pre-Prep, Director of Education

Mrs H Hoyland ~ Boarding

Mrs N J McAvoy BSc Hons CMgr MCMI ~ Bursar

Miss S Poyntz BA Law (Hons), PGCE, QTS ~ Head of Middle School, Maths

J D Siebert Diploma In Business Management (SAIM) ~ Senior Master, Director of Sport, Activities

The School Management Team comprises:

The above plus:

Ed Benbow, Niki Bell, Vanessa Buckley, Sam Downe, Emma Price & Jo Ranstead.


Mr G Barry BA (Hons) Primary Education, QTS ~ History, PE, Head of Farnborough

Ms N Bell GRSM (Hons) LRAM ~ Head of Music

E Benbow BA Hons PGCE ~ Head of Boarding, Maths, French

Miss P Bigley BA (Hons) Education ~ Lower School Science & Maths, Games Co-ordinator

Mrs S Birch BA Hons, NVQ Level 3 ~ General Subjects

Miss E Bradshaw BA Hons, MA, PGCE ~ Acting Head of Classics

Miss C Brassington BSc Hons PGCE ~ Science, Learning Skills

A S Caird Hons PGCE ~ RS

A Carron BSc Hons, PGCE, MSc ~ Science, Maths

Mrs C Cochrane BA Hons (PE) ~ Head of RS, General Subjects, Year 1 & 2 French

N J Cooper BA Hons PGCE ~ Head of Graphic Design

Mrs H David-Ward PGCE, BSc Hons ~ Learning Skills; Pre-Prep SEND Co-Ordinator

Ms L Doscher ESOL ~ General Subjects, Lower School Music Co-ordinator

S Downe BSc Hons, PGCE ~ Director of Studies, Head of Scholars, Head of Maths, Head of Postbridge

Mrs N Eedes BA Hons ~ Middle School Teaching Assistant

T Fogden ~ Sports Co-ordinator, Boarding Assistant, Gap Co-ordinator

Miss F Gye MA Hons Arabic, PGCE ~ Head of English

Mrs E Harrison BSc Hons, QTS ~ Art

Mrs C Hatswell BA Hons ~ Lower School Teaching Assistant

Mrs M Hughes B Ed Hons ~ Head of History, Head of Motcombe

Mrs P Hunt ~ Lab Technician

Mrs C F E L Kay MA PGCE, Cert. SpLD  ~ Learning Skills

C E King  BSc PGCE ~ Science, History

Ms A Kirby B Soc Sci Hons PGCE ~ Head of Computer Science

Mrs J Lane BSc Hons ~ Lower School Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Law BA (Hons), PGCE, Dip.SpLD ~ Learning Skills

Mrs M Lawson BEd ~ General Subjects

T Lloyd BEd Hons ~ Head of Geography

Mrs E Lyon Taylor BSc PGCE ~ Head of Science, Scholars’ Pastoral Tutor

Mrs B Makin BA Hons, QTS ~ Geography

Mrs S Matthews BSc Dip Lib MCLIP ~ Librarian & Enrichment

P Minter BA Hons, PGCE ~ Head of Art

Miss J Molyneaux ~ General Subjects

Mme A Parmentier BA Hons, PGCE, ESOL ~ French, Head of PSHE

Mrs E Price BA Hons Ed, Cert SpLD ~ Head of Learning Skills

Mrs C Robinson B Ed Hons ~ RS, Science, Maths, Head of Melchet

M C J Smith ~ Maths, Latin

Mrs L Smyth BA (Hons), PGCE ~ General Subjects, Lower School Academic Co-ordinator

W Welch BSc (Hons), BA ~ Head of Drama, Latin, RS, English

A Wilkes BA Hons, PGCE ~ Head of French

Mrs R Wright BA (Hons) PGCE ~ English


Mrs P Bailey Dip Ed NNEB ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Senior Teaching Assistant)

Miss V Bellamy BA Hons Primary Education ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Ladybirds Supervisor

Mrs A Bloomer BA PGCE ~ Year 1 Teacher

Mrs V Buckley B Ed Hons ~ Deputy Head of Pre-Prep, Year 1 Teacher

Mrs J Causer B Ed Hons ~ Year 2 Teacher

Mrs L Christopher ~ Teaching Assistant

T Cottam Diploma in Primary Teaching ~ Year 1 Teacher

Miss R Dance Foundation Degree in Early Years ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs V Greenwood BSc (Hons), PGCE ~ Early Years Teacher

Mrs S Jones BSc, Graduate Diploma in Teaching ~ Early Years Teacher

Mrs L Little BA Hons ~ Year 2 Teacher

Mrs S Newton-Hine GNVQ in Social Care ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Miss H Nicholls BA, QTS ~ Year 2 Teacher

Mrs N Saunders BA Hons, QTS ~ Early Years Teacher

Miss E Sayers BA Hons ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant, Creche Supervisor

Mrs J Siebert BSc Hons, PGCE ~ Year 2 Teacher

Mrs F Tite Level 4 Certificate in Early Years Developing Practice ~ Early Years Teacher, Early Years Co-ordinator

Mrs E Walker BSc Hons, PGCE ~ Year 2 Teacher

Mrs L Worby NVQ Level 3 in Children’s Care ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Administration and Domestic Staff

Mrs K King Diploma in Law, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice  ~ School Secretary

Mrs E Miller ~ Headmaster’s PA & Registrar

Direct Line: 01793 782554

Mrs S Genrey ~ Systems Administrator

Mrs N Dingle ~ Marketing & Alumni Officer, Old Pinewoodian Association

Mrs M Acheson-Gray Diploma in European Business Administration (French & German) ~ Marketing Administrator

Mrs B Lockhart BSc (Hons), Postgrad Diploma Office Technology & Business Administration ~ Administrative Assistant to the Director of Education (part-time)

Mrs L Lovegrove ~ Administrative Assistant to the Director of Education (part-time)

Mrs J Ranstead BA Hons, Diploma in School Business Management ~ Assistant Bursar

Mrs T Dalton CIMA, AAT ~ Finance Manager

Mrs N Foster ~ School Shop Supervisor

Mrs J Bedbrook BTEC ~ Music Administrator

Mr D Beedle BSc Hons in Computing and Information ~ IT Network Manager

Mr C Busby BTEC Information Technology Applications, BTEC Media Production, NVQ Installing & Supporting Information Technology Systems ~ Database Manager

Mr J Bean ~ Junior IT Technician

Mr G Vaughan MBIFMPrince2, NEBOSH, BTEC Engineering ~ Estates Manager

Mr A Thompson ~ Grounds Supervisor

Mrs S Clark ~ Catering & Domestic Manager

Mrs R V Fleming RGN RM ~ School Nurse

Mrs H Gardner BA Hons Childrens Nursing ENB ~ School Nurse

Miss H Cook City & Guilds FCC ~ Assistant Boys’ Housemistress

Miss C George-Carey BA Hons Film Studies ~ Assistant Girls’ Housemistress

Gap Students – Summer 2017

Shanna Brumby, Harry Buckley, Sam Carlisle, Fergus Connolly, Mia Purvis, Anna Waters

Full staff names can be found in the hard copy of the school calendar and information on how to email individual members of staff can be found under ‘Contact Details’ in the paper calendar.