Staff & Governors

Staff Directory

Senior Leadership Team

  • Headmaster                                  A.C.T. Inglis, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.  (Classics)
  • Headmaster’s wife                     Mrs O.S. Inglis B.A. (Hons)  (MFL)
  • Deputy Headmaster                  S.C. Attwood, Esq., (Hons) .G.C.E  (English)
  • Bursar                                           Ms C. Chen, F.C.C.A., A.M.C.T
  • Registrar                                       Mrs P. Gauci, M.A. (Cantab), MSc, M.B.A  

Senior Management Team

  • Director of Studies                         J.R. Baxter, Esq., B.A. (Hons), P.G.C.E.  (Classics)
  • Secretary of Common Room      Mrs P.J. Lavoipierre, B.Ed  (Year 4)
  • Senior Masters                               J.C. Morris, Esq., B.A. (Hons)  (PE)
                                                                T.D. Wyatt, Esq., B.A. (Hons) (History/English)
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead   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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