Staff & Governors

Staff Directory

Senior Leadership Team

  • Headmaster
  • Headmaster’s wife
  • Deputy Headmaster
  • Bursar
  • Registrar

A.C.T. Inglis, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.  (Classics)
Mrs O.S. Inglis B.A. (Hons)  (MFL)
S.C. Attwood, Esq., (Hons) .G.C.E  (English)
Ms C. Chen, F.C.C.A., A.M.C.T
Mrs P. Gauci, M.A. (Cantab), MSc, M.B.A

Senior Management Team

  • Director of Studies
  • Secretary of Common Room
  • Senior Masters

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead

J.R. Baxter, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.  (Classics)
Mrs P.J. Lavoipierre, B.Ed  (Year 4)
J.C. Morris, Esq., B.A. (Hons)  (PE)
T.D. Wyatt, Esq., B.A. (Hons) (History/English)
Mrs S.L.M. Attwood, B.Ed., (Hons), Cert O.C.R., Sp.L.D. (LS)

Boarding House Parents

  • A.F.J. Williams, Esq., (Hons), P.G.C.E. (Maths)
  • Mrs M. Williams, M.A. (Oxon), MA, QTS, FRSA (Drama)

Teaching Staff

  • C.J. Bell, Esq., B.A. (Hons) (DT)
  • Mrs S.Bond., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (Drama)
  • L.A. Brown, Esq., B.Ed., M.Sc., P.G.C.E. (Science)
  • B.J. Champkin, Esq. B.Sc. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (PE)
  • R.N.M. Darling, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.
  • Miss H.K. Fitzgerald, B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E (English/Maths)
  • Mrs C.M. Kidson B.A. Ed (Hons) (Year 3)
  • M.P. Lavoipierre, Esq., M.Lang
  • E.H. Lexton, Esq., B.A., M.A. (Greek Drama)
  • A.D. Livermore, Esq., LLB (Hons ), B.A.(Hons) Q.T.S (English)
  • A.C. Murray, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (French)
  • L.J. Owens, Esq., M.Ed., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.
  • Mrs C.L.P. Payne , M.A. (Hons), B.S.c (Hons), P.G.C.E  (Maths)
  • A.W.J.Pilkington, Esq., B.Sc. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (Geography)
  • A.J. Prichard Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (RS)
  • D.G. Reavill, Esq., B.S.c (Hons), P.G.C.E  (Maths)
  • Mrs P Simonin, B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (MFL)
  • C.M. Schuman, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. (Year 3)
  • P.N. Smith, Esq., B.A. (Hons) (Year 4)
  • R.M. Smith, Esq., B.Sc. (Hons) (ICT)
  • Mrs O.P. Storchak MSc OTTP (Maths)
  • Mrs J.W. Syckelmoore, B.A. (Hons) (Art)
  • Mrs S.E. Watt, Cert. Ed. (Science)
  • Mrs M.P. Westley, B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E. L.T.C.L. (Music)

Administrative Staff

  • Mrs L.J.C. Rabbetts, CSBM P.G.C.E.   PA to the Headmaster
  • Mrs.S.Fulker CSBM   Assistant Secretary
  • Mrs F.J. Smith   Assistant Secretary
  • Mrs A.R. Mason B.A. (Hons)   Housekeeping Bursar
  • Mrs K. Flanagan   Bursar’s Assistant
  • Mrs M. Pouney O.A. Dip  Bursar’s Assistant

Learning Support Department

  • Mrs S.L.M. Attwood, B.Ed.,(Hons), Cert O.C.R., Sp.L.D. (LS)
  • Mrs D. Ffrench, B.A., P.G.C.E
  • Mrs F. Gray, Level 5 Dip. O.C.R.
  • Mrs D. Preston, B.A. (Ed)
  • Mrs K.A. Wyrley-Birch B.S.c (Hons), Level 7 Dip. O.C.R.

School Librarian

  • Mrs R.Y. Walker, B.A. (Hons)

House Staff

  • Mrs J. Anderson S.R.N   Sister
  • Mrs P.J. Dennison   Matron
  • Mrs R. Ward, N.N.E.B.   Day Matron
  • Mrs S. Wheeler   Matron

School Doctor

  • Dr J. S.H. Lennox, M.B.B.S., D.C.C.H., D.R.C.O.G., M.R.C.G.P.

Gap Students

  • Miss B. Coster NZ.
  • Mr J. Gamson Aus.
  • Mr C. McDonald Aus.
  • Miss S. Smith S.A.

Visiting Staff


  • Mr M. Allport (Clarinet & Saxophone)
  • Ms G. Bagshaw (Oboe)
  • Ms S. Beach (Bassoon)
  • Mr G. Bentley (Percussion)
  • Miss L. Collins, A.R.C.M., Dip R.C.M. (Perf.) (Piano)
  • Mr M. Eckland (Brass)
  • Mr C. Green (Guitar)
  • Mr M. Lilley, BMus (Guitar)
  • Mr B. Miller (Piano)
  • Miss A. Nunn BMus (Hons) (Singing)
  • Ms R Overend BMus (Violin & Viola)
  • Mr R.F.H. Pickering, Adv. Dip.Ed., L.Mus.T.C.L. ARCM (’Cello)
  • Ms K. Preston, M.A. (Piano)
  • Mr S. Riddex, BA.(Hons), P.G.C.E., L.T.C.L., L.G.S.M.D. (‘Cello)
  • Mr G.R. Ruddock, A.G.S.M. (Trumpet)
  • Ms I. Scotson (Bagpipes)
  • Mr R. Swan (Flute & Piano)
  • Ms S. Whitling B.Ed (Hons) P.A.S., N.A.P.T. (Percussion)


  • Mr G. Santoro Fergusson (Tennis)
  • Mr M. Small (Judo)

Nursery and Pre-Preparatory Department

  • Head     Mrs K. Markides, B.Sc. (Jt Hons), M.Sc., P.G.C.E.
  • Mrs S. George   Home Farm Secretary
  • Miss M. L. Arnold, Mont.Dip.
  • Mrs R.E. Baxter, B.Ed. (Hons)
  • Miss L. Collins, A.R.C.M., Dip R.C.M. (Perf.)
  • Mrs L. Hamilton-Shaw, B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.
  • Mrs P. Langford-Thomas, B.Ed.
  • Miss V. Thornburrow, Mont. Dip.
  • Mrs B.C. Wyatt Further Diploma in Education
  • Miss J.E. Chandler, NVQ 3
  • Mrs J. Cheeseman, B.A., NVQ 3, Cert EYP, FDEY
  • Miss H.R. Jones, B.A. (Hons)
  • Mrs C.V. Kidd, NVQ 3

Ducklings After School Club

  • Miss H.R. Jones, B.A. (Hons)


The Governors are the Trustees of the Elstree School Charitable Trust. They come from a range of backgrounds and bring a wide variety of skills and experience to assisting the School in its management and operation and in many cases, they have had a long-standing involvement with the School.

  • J.B. Sunley, Esq. (Chair)
  • Mrs E.L.D. McGrath (Vice-Chair)
  • Mrs E.J.S. Boggis
  • S.M. Hill, Esq
  • Mrs J.A. Lyons
  • N.M. Murphy Esq.
  • G.A.W. Owston, Esq
  • M. C. M. Randall, Esq.
  • The Reverend Rupert Shelley (also Hon. Chaplain)
  • R.B. Waller, QC

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