Our Staff

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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 Brain


Head Master

Christopher James-Roll

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Deputy Headmaster

Berna Bouwer


Head of Junior Prep, Lead Inclusion Specialist

Emma West


Head of Senior Prep

Duncan Page


Head of Seniors

Rebecca Seamark


Assistant Head Teacher - Post 16 and Programmes

Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff 

Titus Anagho


Maths teacher, Sixth Form Tutor

Stephen Anderson


Economics Teacher

James Bridges


Head of Computing, Year 9 Tutor

Tracey Brown

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Mathematics, Year 9 Tutor

Gemma Cross

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Biology, Year 11 Tutor

Oliver Cross

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of English, Year 7 Tutor

Giovanni De Cillis


Teacher of Science, Sixth Form Tutor

Lee-Anne Hampson


Head of Art

Claire Holliman

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of PCHE, Nutrition and Food Technology, Ad Vitam Paramus Leadership Coordinator, Year 9 Tutor

Lucy Hopkins Till

BA (Hons), PGCE

Latin Teacher (part time)

Matthew Johnson

BA (Hons), PGCE

PE Teacher, Year 10 Tutor

Ryan Lock

BA (Hons), QTS

Director of PE & Games, Year 9 Tutor

Findlay Macmillan

BEd (Hons)

House Master, Games, English and EAL Teacher

Ben Marshall


Head of Design Technology

Zoe Neville-Harris

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Deputy Head of Seniors, Humanities Teacher

Darren Rampton


Head of Music

Raphaëlle Ranchin-Meakin

License (Montpellier), PGCE, MA

Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Year 11 Tutor

Christine Ransom

BA (Hons), PGCE

Spanish Teacher, Year 10 Tutor

Matthew Reynolds

BA (Hons)

Head of Performing Arts, Year 11 Tutor

Susan Russell


Head of Science, Year 13 Tutor

Helaina Salentino

BA (Hons), QTS

Head of Girls' Games, Resident Boarding Tutor (Maternity Leave)

Rosie Taylor

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Geography, Year 11 Tutor

Nolan Virgo


Maths Teacher

Nick West


History Teacher, Year 11 Tutor

Alex Westwood

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Science Teacher, Year 11 Tutor

Meredith Younger-Murray

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

English Teacher, Year 10 Tutor


Teaching Staff - Prep School (Years 3 - 8)

Louisa Attoe-Martin

BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 3 Teacher, Prep Languages Coordinator

Craig Downer

BSc (Hons)

Deputy Head of Senior Prep, Year 5 Tutor, Prep Science Coordinator

Jackie Fox

BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 4 Tutor, Prep Computing Coordinator

Clare Zwahlen

BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep Teacher

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

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) 

Ashley Thorne


Reception Tutor

Rocio Lisbona

Licenciatura (Zaragoza), QTS

Year 1 Tutor

Sharon Roberts

BEd (Hons)

Year 1 Tutor

Heather Seaborne

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Pre-Prep, Year 2 Tutor

Kerry Walsh

BSc (Hons), QTS

Prep Maths Teacher


Teaching Staff - Pre Reception

Natalie Coles


Pre-Reception Manager

Eirene Carter


Pre-Reception Practitioner

Niki Lall


Pre-Reception Practitioner


Teaching Staff - Nursery 

Sandra Battershall

NVQ3, ILM First Line Management

Head of Nursery, Designated Safeguarding Lead for EYFS

Tracey Avery


Nursery Practitioner

Valerie Ball


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

Breda Miles


Nursery Practitioner

Sarah Miles

Health & Social Care Level 3

Nursery Practitioner

Kelly Summers

BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Nursery Practitioner

Belinda Thompson

BA Early Years Education

Nursery practitioner

Philippa Treadgold

CACHE Level 3

Butterflies Room Leader

Sally Treadgold


Nursery Deputy Manager & Fireflies Room Leader


Teaching Assistants 

Victoria Hazelden

    Teaching Assistant

Carrie Johnson


Enrichment Assistant

Sophia Lucas


Senior SEN Coordinator

Michelle Maggs


Pre-Prep SEN Cordinator

Marion McCardle


Enrichment Assistant

Paul Smallman


Enrichment Assistant

Melanie Zeferework


Enrichment Assistant


Non-Teaching Staff

Richard Skegg

School Business Manager

Timothy Brett

Estates and Facilities Manager

Claire Ferris

House Parent

Elayne Rustom

House Parent

Danielle Bishay

PA to Headmaster

Felicity Stringer

PA to Deputy Headmaster

Sue Page

Senior Administrative Officer

Rachel Hanvey-Meyer

Administrative Assistant and Breakfast Supervisor

Catherine Male

Administrative Assistant

Robyn Jones

Lead School Nurse

Amanda Wearing

School Nurse

Adam Kail

Finance Manager

Adam Monger

Finance Assistant

Thavikarn Smith

  Head of Admissions

Daniel Milne

Marketing Manager

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

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