Pinewood Staff 2019-20

Headmaster ~ Philip Hoyland

BEd Hons English

Deputy Head ~ C J Acheson-Gray

BEd Hons French ~ Designated Safeguarding Lead


Senior Leadership Team:

The above plus:

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

Mrs H Hoyland ~ Boarding, Headmaster’s Wife, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs E Lyon Taylor BSc PGCE ~ Head of Middle School, Science

Mrs N J McAvoy BSc Hons CMgr MCMI ~ Bursar

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

Mrs L Smyth BA (Hons), PGCE ~ Head of Lower School, General Subjects, Senior Safeguarder

The School Management Team comprises:

The above plus:

Niki Bell, Vanessa Buckley, Hayley Davies, Sam Downe, Jo Ranstead & Alastair Wilkes.


G Barry BA (Hons) Primary Education, QTS ~ General Subjects, PE, Head of Farnborough

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

Miss P Bigley BA (Hons) Education ~ Lower School Science & Maths, Boarding Houseparent

Mrs S Birch BA Hons, PGCE ~ General Subjects

Miss C Brassington BSc Hons PGCE ~ Lower School Maths & Science, Learning Skills

J Chatfield BA, PGCE ~ Head of TPE, History

N Crossley BSc Hons, PGCE ~ Maths

Mrs E Damiani BA Hons, MA, PGCE ~ Head of Classics, Lower School French

Mrs H David-Ward PGCE, BSc Hons ~ Head of SEND & EAL

Mrs H Davies BSc Hons PGCE ~ Head of Well-Being & Emotional Support, Senior Safeguarder

Ms L Doscher ESOL ~ TPE, Lower School Music

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

Mrs N Eedes BA Hons ~ Lower School Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Ms M Finley Cert Ed ~ Lower School Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

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

Mrs E Harrison BSc Hons, QTS ~ Junior Art

B Hewitt-Boorman BA Hons Eng Lit/American Studies,  PGCE ~ Head of English, Head of Scholars

Mrs M Hughes B Ed Hons ~ Head of History

Mrs P Hunt ~ Lab Technician

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

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

Mrs M Lawson BEd ~ General Subjects

Mrs L Llewellyn BA Hons Economic & Social History ~ English, Humanities

Mrs S Lloyd BEd Hons ~ General Subjects

T Lloyd BEd Hons ~ Head of Geography, Head of Postbridge

Mrs B Makin BA Hons, QTS ~ Geography

Miss S Martyn-Fisher BSc Zoology, PGCE ~ Head of Science, Head of Motcombe

Mrs S Matthews BSc Dip Lib MCLIP ~ Librarian, Enrichment, Gold Programme

Mrs R Metcalfe-Tarren BA Hons, PGCE ~ Learning Skills, TPE

P Minter BA Hons, PGCE ~ Head of Art

A Newcome BSc, PGCE ~ Science, TPE

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

Mrs D Penney BSc Health Studies & Nursing, Dip Ed Nursing ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs E Price BA Hons Ed, Cert SpLD ~ Learning Skills, English, History

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

M C J Smith ~ Maths, Latin

Miss E Stevens BSc, PGCE, QTS ~ Science, History

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

A Wilkes BA Hons, PGCE ~ Head of French, Kaleidoscope, Pinewood Adventure

Mrs R Wright BA (Hons) PGCE ~ English


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

Mrs V Buckley B Ed Hons ~ Deputy Head of Pre-Prep, Teacher, Senior Safeguarder

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 ~ Teacher

Mrs J Causer B Ed Hons ~ Teacher

T Cottam BA Hons in Primary Education, IPGCE ~ Teacher

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

Mrs N Day BA Hons, PGCE ~ Teacher

Mrs B Fryszka Diploma of Pre-School Practice, NVQ 3 Supporting teaching and learning in Schools ~ Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs V Greenwood BSc (Hons), PGCE ~ Teacher

Mrs L Little BA Hons ~ Teacher

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

Miss H Nicholls BA Hons, QTS ~ Teacher

Mrs D Penney BSc Health Studies & Nursing, Dip Ed Nursing ~ Teaching Assistant

H Roberts-James BA Hons, PGCE ~ Teacher

Mrs N Saunders BA Hons, QTS ~ Early Years Co-ordinator, Teacher, Senior Safeguarder

Miss E Sayers BA Hons ~ Teacher, Creche Supervisor

Mrs J Siebert BSc Hons, PGCE ~ 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 & Pre-Prep Office (part-time)

Mrs L Lovegrove ~ Administrative Assistant to the Director of Education & Pre-Prep Office (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 L Morris BEd Hons ~ 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 ~ IT Technician

Mr P Overson ~ Estates Manager

Mr A Thompson ~ Head Groundsman

Mrs S Clark ~ Domestic Manager

Mrs H Fairlie DipHE Adult Nursing ~ School Nurse

Mrs K Leach BA Hons, PGCE, QTLS ~ School Nurse (Maternity Cover)

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

Ms J Berry ~ Evening Boarding Matron

Gap Students – Autumn 2019

Charlotte Boyd-Walsh, Esme Foster, Sophie Jaggers, Finn Parker, Michaela Vogt

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.