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 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

  BA (Hons), PGCE, MAEd, NPQH


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

BA (Hons), PGCE, MA

Head of Seniors

Rebecca Seamark

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Assistant Head Teacher - Post 16 and Programmes

Teaching and Non-Teaching Staff 

Liam Adams

BA (Hons)

PE Teacher, Year 10 Tutor

Titus Anagho

BSc (Hons)

Maths Teacher

James Bridges


Head of Computing, Year 10 Tutor

Tracey Brown

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Mathematics, Year 12 Tutor

Gemma Cross

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Biology, Year 7 Tutor 

Giovanni De Cillis


Teacher of Science, Sixth Form Tutor

Hannah Gillen

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Maths Teacher, Year 8 Tutor

Lee-Anne Hampson

BA (Hons)

Head of Art

Claire Holliman

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of PCHE, Nutrition and Food Technology, Ad Vitam Paramus Leadership Coordinator, Year 11 Tutor

Jessica James-Roll

BA (Hons), PGCE

English Teacher

Sarah Kirkland

BA (Hons), PGCE

English Teacher, Year 9 Tutor

Findlay Macmillan

BEd (Hons)

House Master, English and EAL Teacher

Ben Marshall

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Design Technology, Year 8 Tutor

Charlotte Martinez

BSc (Hons), PGCE

PE Teacher

Rhianwen Moore

BA (Hons)

Director of Sport

Zoe Neville-Harris

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Deputy Head of Seniors, Humanities Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Gianni Paganuzzi


BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mathematics Teacher


Darren Rampton

BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of Music, Year 7 Tutor

Raphaëlle Ranchin-Meakin

License (Montpellier), PGCE, MA

Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Year 10 Tutor

Christine Ransom

BA (Hons), PGCE

Spanish Teacher, Year 10 Tutor

Matthew Reynolds

BA (Hons)

Head of Performing Arts, Year 9 Tutor

Susan Russell

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Science, Year 13 Tutor

Rosie Taylor

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Humanities, Year 9 Tutor

Nick West

BA (Hons), PGCE

History Teacher, Year 12 Tutor

Alex Westwood

BSc (Hons), PGCE

Science Teacher, Year 11 Tutor

Samantha Williams


BA (Comb Hons), PGCE

English Teacher

Meredith Younger-Murray

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

Head of English, Year 11 Tutor


Teaching Staff - Junior and Senior Prep School (Years 3 - 8)

Louisa Attoe-Martin

BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep Languages Coordinator, Year 3 Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Craig Downer

BSc (Hons)

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

Louise Hight



Prep Art Coordinator, Year 6 Tutor, Boarding Tutor

Rebecca Hope


BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 3 Teacher 


Amy Stewart

BA (Hons), QTS

Year 4 Teacher

Nicola Warmerdam


BSc (Hons), PGCE


Outdoor Learning Coordinator, Year 4 Teacher


Samantha Williams


BA (Comb Hons), PGCE


Prep English Coordinator, Year 6 Tutor


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


Teaching Staff - Junior Prep School (Reception Years 1 - 2) 

Ashley Thorne 

BEd (Hons), QTS

Reception Teacher, Deputy Head of Junior Prep

Bethany Cooper

BA (Hons), QTS

Year 1 Teacher

Rocio Lisbona

Licenciatura (Zaragoza), QTS

Year 2 Teacher

Heather Seaborne

BA (Hons), PGCE

Year 2 Teacher

Kerry Walsh

BSc (Hons), QTS

Prep Maths Coordinator, Year 6 Tutor


Teaching Staff - Pre Reception

Natalie Coles


Pre-Reception Manager

Kelly Summers


BTEC Level 3 Diploma

Pre-Reception Practitioner


Lorraine Perry


Pre-Reception Practitioner

Susan Ash

CACHE Level 3
CYPW Level 3 

Pre-Reception Practitioner


Teaching Staff - Nursery 

Sandra Battershall

NVQ3, ILM First Line Management, Safer Recruitment in Education L2

Head of Nursery, Designated Safeguarding Lead for EYFS

Tracey Avery


Nursery Practitioner

Eirene Carter


Nursery Practitioner

Susan Demirel

CACHE Level 3

Nursery Practitioner

Julia Harding


Nursery Practitioner

Melanie Hewson


Ladybirds Room Leader

Hannah Hook

BA (Hons)

Nursery Practitioner

Victoria Littley

CACHE Level 3 

Nursery Practitioner

Breda Miles


Nursery Practitioner

Emma O'Reilly


Nursery Practitioner

Dagmar Rivans


Nursery Practitioner

Nicole Rumble


Caterpillars Room Leader

Theresa Seymour


Butterflies Room Leader

Sally Treadgold


Nursery Deputy Manager & Fireflies Room Leader

Philippa Webber-Gant


Nursery Practitioner


Teaching Assistants 

Lucy Davies

Teaching Assistant

Victoria Hazelden

  Teaching Assistant

Simeon Hubbe

Gap Student (PE)

Carrie Johnson

Enrichment Assistant

Sophia Lucas

Senior SEN Coordinator

Michelle Maggs

Pre-Prep SEN Cordinator

Michelle Matson

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (PE)

Alexandra Rouse

Teaching Assistant

Paul Smallman

Enrichment Assistant

Melanie Zeferework

Enrichment Assistant


Non-Teaching Staff

Richard Skegg

School Business Manager

Mark French

Facilities Manager

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

Tracey Roberts


Amanda Wearing

Lead School Nurse

Michaela Modebe

Finance Manager

Nesha Gurung

Finance Assistant

Sian Brain

  Head of Admissions

Catherine Male

  Admissions Assistant

Louise Porter

Marketing Manager

Penny Morris

  Senior Science Technician


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

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