Staff & Governors

Academic Staff
Mr G.D. FranklinHeadmaster
Mr  D.C. SpencerDeputy Head
Mrs H. BrownHead of Pre-Prep
Mr J. BarnesMusic
Mr S. Bithel-VaughanEnglish
Mrs T. BonthronEFL and Learning Support
Mrs C. E. FranklinHeadmaster’s Wife
Ms E. GreigMusic
Mr S.V.M. HallamHead of MFL & Latin
Miss K. HopkinForm JH
Mr S.P. KearnsHead of Middle School, Head of History
Mr J.C. LatteurLatin, French, R.S.
Mme. Y. LauransHead of PSHE, MFL
Mr T.D.W. LongdonDirector of Sport, Head of RS, Head of PE
Mr J.J. MartinHead of ICT
Mrs H.E. McDermottEnglish
Ms A.H. MoosuddeeHead of AEN and Wellbeing
Mr M.W. NicholSenior Master, Housemaster of the Orchard, Head of Geography
Mr S.C. ParfittHead of Art
Mrs S. ReedReception
Mrs K. Sabin-DawsonHead of Learning, Head of English
Mr C. WaldiePhysics, Chemistry
Miss H.L. WallaceHead of Science
Mrs A.M. WilliamsHead of Mathematics


Administrative Staff
Mrs B.A. ParsonsBursar & clerk to the Governors
Mr A. DeblingBursar’s Assistant
Mrs G. BairdHeadmaster’s PA & Admissions
Mrs L. HawkinsSchool Secretary
Mr M. CurtisDomestic and Catering Manager


Boarding Staff
Mrs R. TownSchool Nurse
Mrs C. MatthewsMatron
Mrs C. LordSchool Nurse
Mrs C. MitchellMatron
Mrs R. NelsonMatron
Mrs E. NicholHousemistress, The Orchard
Mrs H. PageMatron
Mrs S. ReadMatron
Mrs L. SpencerHead of Boys’ Boarding, Head of Singing
Mrs F. TaheriMatron
Mrs T. WillshireMatron


Our Governing body is comprised of the following people:

  • Philip Woodhouse (Chairman)
  • Alastair Land  (Head Master of Harrow School)
  • Charlotte Evans
  • Kate Fenwick
  • Ali Harber (Deputy Head – Academic, Benenden School)
  • Johnny Jackson MA (Eton Housemaster)
  • Katy Morgan ( Head of EYFS and Pre-Prep, St John’s School)
  • Louise Martine
  • Ben Moorhead
  • David Royds
  • Jonathan Sale

Clerk to the Governors – Mrs Barbara Parsons

If you wish to contact any of the Governors, you can do this via:

Governors’ Portal: Portal Access

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For any further information or answers to questions you might have, please don’t hesitate to contact us