Teaching Staff

Teachers who inspire, listen and empower

Teaching Staff

At Abbey Gate College, we pride ourselves on our teaching staff. We believe they are not only specialists in their field of teaching but also experts in knowing each child and their needs. The Independent School Inspectorate recognises the school’s commitment to pastoral care with “relationships between staff and pupils are excellent” with “extensive and high quality pastoral care”.

Infant and Junior School
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Mrs M Hickey BSc (Hons) PGCE

Headmistress

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Mrs C Travis BA (Hons), PGCE

Assistant Head

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Mr P Butcher BEd (Hons)

Teacher

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Mr A Chatterton-Sparks BSc (Hons) PGCE

Teacher (Maternity Cover)

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Mrs J Dukes PGCE, BEd DipMusTech

Music Teacher

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Mrs S Parry PGCE, BEd DipMusTech

Teacher

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Mrs W Richards BEd Hons

Teacher

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Mrs S Tomlins BA (Hons), PGCE

Teacher

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Mrs A Williams BEd (Hons)

Teacher

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Mrs E Newman BEd (Hons)

Teacher

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Mrs G Foukes

Teaching Assistant

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Mrs W Jones

Teaching Assistant

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Mrs C Spreyer

Teaching Assistant

Senior School and Sixth Form
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Mrs T Pollard BEd (Hons), NPQH, MA

Headmistress

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Mr G Allmand BSc (Hons), PGCE

Deputy Head & Geography Teacher

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Mr A Austen BSc (Hons), PGCE (Geography)

Head of Co-Curricular Education

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Mr M Booth MA (Cantab), PGCE (Mathematics)

Director of Teaching & Learning & Maths Teacher

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Mr A Green BEd (PE & Mathematics)

Director of Studies & Maths Teacher

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Mrs N Moses BA (Hons), PGCE (English)

Head of Pastoral with Safeguarding Lead & English Teacher

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Mr M Cavallini BSc (Hons), GTP (Mathematics)

Head of Sixth Form & Maths Teacher

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Mr J Andrews BMus (Hons), PGCE

Head of Music

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Mr T Baglole

Chemistry Teacher

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Mr K Bailey BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying

Head of Business and Economics (Maternity Cover)

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Dr S Ball PhD, MPhys (Physics), PGCE (Science)

Head of Physics & Head of Ripley House

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Mrs K Baty MA, PGCE (English)

English Teacher

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Mrs C Bennett BA (Hons), PGCE (Modern Foreign Languages), MA (Educational Practice)

Head of Modern Foreign Languages & Year 8

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Miss K Burdon BSc, PGCE (Mathematics)

Head of Maths

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Mr K Burdon

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

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Mr P Carter B.Ed (Hons), MA. PG Cert. (SpLD) PAPAA (Specialist Teacher Assessor)

Head of Learning Enrichment

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Mr C Cutler BSc (Hons), (PE)

Head of PE

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Mr M Dickins MA, PGCE (History)

Head of History, Government & Politics

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Mr G Darbey BA (Hons) (Geography), MA (Space, Place and Politics), PGCE (Secondary Education)

Head of Geography

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Mrs C House BA (Hons) Theatre, PGCE

Head of Drama and Theatre

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Mrs F Kay BSc (Hons) Biology, PGCE

Head of Psychology and Science Teacher

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Mrs H Kitchin BSc (Hons), PGCE (Economics & Business Studies)

Head of Business Studies & Economics

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Dr J Lloyd-Johnson EdD, MA, PGCE, BA (Hons)

Head of Art

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Mrs N Stammers BA (Hons) (Business Studies), PGCE (Business Technology)

Head of ICT/Computing

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Mr D Stockley MSc, PGCE (Design & Technology)

Head of Design & Technology

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Mr A Bowen-Lewis CT ABRSM Advanced DipMusTech (Brass)

Music Teacher

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Mrs S Dolan BSc (Hons), PGCE (Biology)

Biology Teacher

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Mrs S Hall BA (Hons), History, QTS, AMBDA, PG cert (SpLD)

History Teacher & SEND Specialist

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Mrs C Faithfull LRAM, FNEA

Speech & Drama Teacher

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Mrs A Byers BA (Hons) Fine Art, PGCE (Art and Design)

Art & Textiles Teacher

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Mrs G Hudson BSc (Hons) Chemistry and Chemical Technology, PGCE (Secondary Science Education)

Computer Studies Teacher

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Mrs C Houghton BA (Hons), PGCE (History)

History, Government & Politics Teacher

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Mrs L Hornby

Learning Enrichment Teacher

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Miss G Johnson BSc (Hons), PGCE

Maths Teacher

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Miss E Jones BA (Hons), PE

Head of Girls PE & PE Teacher

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Miss L Kearney

History and English Teacher

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Mr D Kebell

Physics Teacher

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Dr E Leatherbarrow PhD, AMIBiol, BSc (Hons) PGCE (Science)

Head of Science

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Mrs Z Leonard BA (Hons), PGCE (English)

English and RE Teacher & Head of Year 7

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Mr D Luckwell BA (Hons) PGCE, PgDip

Head of English & Year 10

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Mrs P McClean BA (Hons) French and German, PGCE, PG Dip. Ed. Management, N.P.Q.H

Modern Foreign Languages Teacher

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Miss H Milloy BA (English), MA (Creative Writing), QTS

English Teacher

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Mrs A Neal

English and History Teacher

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Mrs S Parker MSc, PGCE (Geography)

Geography Teacher

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Mrs A Prestwich Maitrise FLE, PGCE (Modern Foreign Languages)

Modern Foreign Languages Teacher

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Mrs L Poyser BSc, PGCE (Chemistry)

Science Teacher & Deputy of Safeguarding

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Mrs J Roberts BA (Hons), PGCE

Design Technology Teacher

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Mr D Rowett BSc (Hons), PGCE (PE)

PE Teacher & Head of Year 11

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Mrs E Sanders BEd (Hons) (PE)

PE Teacher & PHSEE Coordinator

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Mr W Stainsteet

English and History Teacher (Maternity Cover)

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Mrs S Storrar BSc Hons (Human Movement) and PGDip (PE & Science)

PE Teacher

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Mrs G Thomas BSc (Hons), PGCE (Mathematics), MA

Maths Teacher & Head of Year 9

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Miss S Toosey

Drama Teacher

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Miss K Williams BA (Hons), PGCE (English)

English Teacher

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Mrs E Worth MA (Hons), PGCE (MFL - French, German, Spanish)

Modern Foreign Languages Teacher