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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

Christopher James-Roll

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Acting Head Master

Greg Meakin

BSc (Hons), PGCE, MA Ed

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

Teaching Staff - Senior School (Years 9 - 13)

Stephen Anderson


 Economics Teacher

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

Oliver Cross

BA (Hons), PGCE

English Teacher

Giovanni De Cillis


Teacher of Science, Resident Boarding Tutor

Lee-Anne Hampson

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Art

Claire Holliman

BA (Hons), PGCE

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

Lucy Hopkins Till

BA (Hons), PGCE

Latin Teacher (part time)

Claire Huyton

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Year 10 & 11, Science Teacher, Resident Boarding Tutor

Matthew Johnson

BA (Hons), PGCE

PE, Games & Maths Teacher, Resident Boarding Tutor

Ryan Lock

BA (Hons), QTS

Director of PE & Games

Findlay Macmillan

BEd (Hons)

House Master, Games, English and EAL Teacher

Lewis Mason

BA (Hons), PGCE

Art Teacher and Technician, Resident Boarding Tutor

Tiphaine Monsauret

License (Reims), GTP

Head of Year 9, Modern Foreign Languages Teacher

Dimple Nayar


Science Teacher

Zoe Neville-Harris

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Sixth Form, Humanities Teacher

Gerard Norris

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mathematics Teacher

Paul Pearce

BSc (Hons), PGCE, NPQH

Progress Leader, Mathematics Teacher

Jamie Petersen


Musician in Residence, Resident Boarding Tutor

Raphaëlle Ranchin-Meakin

License (Montpellier), PGCE, MA

Head of Modern Foreign Languages

Christine Ransom

BA (Hons), PGCE

Spanish Teacher

Matthew Reynolds

BA (Hons)

Head of Performing Arts

Helaina Salentino

BA (Hons), QTS

Head of Girls' Games, Resident Boarding Tutor

Rosie Taylor

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Geography

Alex Westwood

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Science Teacher 

Meredith Younger-Murray

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

English Teacher

Teaching Staff - Prep School (Years 3 - 8)

Louisa Attoe-Martin

BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 3 Teacher, Prep Languages Coordinator

Jane Brewer


Prep School SENCO

Sarah Carniel


Year 5 Teacher, Prep PCHE Coordinator, Acting Head of  Senior Prep

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

Clare Hicks

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) 

Marcia Farragher

BA (Hons), PGCE

Reception Tutor, Upper Foundation Stage Coordinator

Rocio Lisbona

Licenciatura (Zaragoza), QTS

Year 2 Tutor

Michelle Maggs

Fda Childhood Studies

Enrichment & Teaching Assistant

Sharon Roberts

BEd (Hons)

Year 1 Tutor

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

Niki Lall


Pre-Reception Practitioner

Catherine Male


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

Claudia Cziganek

Montessori Diploma in Early Years Education

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

Kim Steventon

CACHE Level 3

Caterpillars Room Leader 

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 

Carrie Johnson


Enrichment Assistant

Sophia Lucas


Senior SEN Coordinator

Michelle Maggs


Pre-Prep SEN Cordinator

Marion McCardle

BSC (Hons), PGCE

Enrichment Assistant

Paul Smallman


Enrichment Assistant

Melanie Zeferework


Enrichment Assistant

Beatriz Carrillo


Teaching Assistant

Non-Teaching Staff

Timothy Brett


Estates and Facilities Manager

Findlay Macmillan


House Master

Rachel Hanvey-Meyer


Receptionist and Breakfast Supervisor

Claire Ferris



Elayne Rustom



Felicity Stringer


PA to Head of Prep

Sally Holmes


HR Officer

Paula Pitter


PA to Head Master

Adam Kail


Finance Manager

Adam Monger


Finance Assistant

Toni Wickens


Finance Administrator

Lisa Winyard



Claire Elmer


Head of Admissions

Robyn Jones


Lead School Nurse

Amanda Wearing


School Nurse


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