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Sherfield School teaching staff are among the best teachers in independent schools in the UK.

From nursery school to pre prep, prep and seniors, your child will be at the centre of a tailored, all-round learning programme with our professional, encouraging teaching staff.

Sherfield teachers include English, Maths, History, Economics, Computing, Biology, Science, Latin, PE, Arts and Music experts who are experienced in curriculum and help your child achieve at the highest level.

Our small class sizes ensure our staff have the time and space to focus on each child’s unique talents and needs.

You are welcome to meet with our teaching staff to discuss education approaches and methods. Contact us here.

Senior Leadership Team

Nick Fisher

BSc (Hons), PGCE, MSc, MA, FInstP

Head Master

Greg Meakin

MA Ed, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Prep School, DSL Child Protection, Safeguarding, also EYFS and Enrichment

Olwen Wright


Head of Seniors, English & EAL Teacher

Zoe Neville-Harris

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Sixth Form, Humanities Teacher (on maternity)

Teaching Staff - Senior School (Years 9 - 13)

Ilana Bennett

BMus (Hons) UTLM, QTS

Head of Music

Peter Booth

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of History

James Bridges


Head of Computing

Victoria Briggs


Head of Design Technology, Boarding Tutor

Tracey Brown

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Mathematics

Gemma Cross

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Biology

Giovanni De Cillis


Teacher of Science, Boarding Tutor

Derek Ferrier


Mathematics Teacher

Paul Gembidge

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Science

Adam Gibson

BA (Hons), QTS

Head of PE, Economics Teacher

Lee-Anne Hampson

BA (Hons), PGCE

Artist in Residence  

Sarah Harris


Head of Art

Claire Holliman

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of PCHE, Nutrition and Food Technology

Lucy Hopkins Till

BA (Hons)

Latin Teacher (part time)

Claire Huyton

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Year 10 and Science Teacher

Matthew Iddeson


Gap Student (Music)

Kiean Jones

BA (Hons)

PE and Drama Teacher, Boarding Tutor

Ryan Lock

BA (Hons), QTS

Head of Year 9, PE Teacher and Biology Teacher

Lewis Mason

BA (Hons), PGCE

Boarding Tutor

Ian Anderson


English Teacher, Boarding Tutor

Tiphaine Monsauret

License (Reims), GTP

Acting Head of Sixth Form, Head of Pre-Sessional, Modern Foreign Languages Teacher

Dimple Nayar


Science Teacher

Pascaline Noonan

BComm, QTS

Head of Economics and Business Studies

Gerard Norris

BCs (Hons), PGCE

Mathematics Teacher

Paul Pearce

BSc (Hons), PGCE, NPQH

Mathematics Teacher

Basil Loggenberg


Humanities Teacher, Boarding Tutor

Christine Ransom

BA (Hons), PGCE

Spanish Teacher

Julia Phillips


Languages Teacher

Matthew Reynolds

BA (Hons)

Head of Performing Arts

Helaina Salentino

BA (Hons), QTS

Head of Girls' PE

Judit Schlosser

MSc (Hons)

Mathematics Teacher

John Sentance-Davis


Head of English

Rosie Taylor

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Geography

Jacquie Voase


Head of Psychology

Alex Westwood

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Science Teacher 

Meredith Younger-Murray

MA, BA (Hons), Grad Dip Ed Cert, TESOL

English Teacher

Teaching Staff - Prep School (Years 3 - 8)

Louisa Attoe-Martin

BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 3 Teacher, Prep Languages Coordinator

Julie Baker

BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep Teacher, Prep History Coodinator

Charlotte Barker


Year 3 Teacher

Jane Brewer


Prep School SENCO

Sarah Carniel


Year 5 Teacher, Prep PCHE Coordinator

Craig Downer

BSc (Hons)

Head of Key Stage 2, Year 5 Tutor, Prep Science Coordinator

Jackie Fox

BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 4 Tutor, Prep Computing Coordinator

Louise Hight


Prep Teacher, Prep Art Coordinator

Gail Mortley


Prep Music Teacher (part time)

Mythili Royurru

BA (Hons), PGDip

Prep Teacher and Prep Geography Coordinator

Stephen Warriner

BA (Hons), Cert TEFL

Year 6 Tutor, Head of Senior Prep, Outdoor Education Coordinator

Subject specialist teachers from the Senior School, teach Years 7 and 8 pupils in the Prep School.

Teaching Staff - Pre Prep (Reception Years 1 - 2) 

Marcia Farragher

BA (Hons), PGCE

Reception Tutor, Upper Foundation Stage Coordinator

Michelle Maggs

Fda Childhood Studies

Enrichment & Teaching Assistant

Sharon Roberts


Year 1 Tutor

Emma King


Reception Teacher

Heather Seaborne

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Pre-Prep, Year 2 Tutor

Kerry Walsh

BSc (Hons), QTS

Year 1 Tutor

Teaching Staff - Pre Reception

Natalie Coles


Pre-Reception Manager

Eirene Carter


Pre-Reception Practitioner

Beatriz Carillo


Pre-Reception Practitioner

Catherine Male


Pre-Reception Practitioner & SENCO for Nursery and Pre-Reception

Teaching Staff - Nursery

Sandra Battershall

NVQ3, ILM First Line Management

Head of Nursery, Designated Safeguarding Lead for EYFS

Tracey Avery


Nursery Practitioner

Gitte Bailey

CACHE Level 3

Caterpillars Room Leader (on maternity leave)

Katherine Brown

BA Hons, Early Childhood Studies

Nursery Practitioner

Valerie Bull


Nursery Admissions & Tapestry co-ordinator

Susan Demirel

CACHE Level 3

Nursery practitioner

Sharon Driver

City & Guilds Family and Community Care

Nursery practitioner

Julia Harding


Nursery practitioner

Melanie Hewson


Ladybirds Room Leader

Jessica Macrow

CACHE Level 3

Nursery practitioner

Rebecca Mullis


Nursery practitioner

Kim Steventon

CACHE Level 3

Caterpillars Room Leader (maternity cover)

Kelly Summers

BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Nursery practitioner

Lynn Tarrant


Nursery practitioner

Philippa Treadgold

CACHE Level 3

Butterflies Room Leader

Sally Treadgold


Nursery Deputy Manager & Fireflies Room Leader

Teaching Assistants 

Jess Baker


 EAL Assistant

Carrie Johnson


Enrichment Assistant

Sophia Lucas


Senior SEN Coordinator

Michelle Lyons


Teaching Assistant

Michelle Maggs


Pre-Prep SEN Cordinator

Marion McCardle

BSC (Hons), PGCE

Enrichment Assistant

Paul Smallman


Enrichment Assistant

Melanie Zeferework


Enrichment Assistant

Non-Teaching Staff

Saami Al-Khamiri

BA (Hons)

 Partnerships Coordinator, Prep Admissions and Boarding Tutor

Ian Griffiths


Facilities Manager

Findlay Macmillan


House Master

Rachel Hanvey-Meyer


Receptionist and Breakfast Supervisor

Claire Ferris



Felicity Stringer


PA to Head of Prep

Claire Jones


PA to Head Master

Toni Wickens


Finance Administrator

Alison Ellis


Finance Assistant 

Lisa Winyard



Claire Elmer


Head of Admissions

Margaret Harris


Sales Manager


Please contact the HR Manager for the full staff list which includes peripatetic music teachers, sports coaches and maintenance staff. 

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General Enquiries & Admissions


Tel: +44 [0] 1256 884 800

Fax: +44 [0] 1256 883 172


To contact the Head Master

Tel: +44 [0] 1256 884 800