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We are very proud of both our teaching and support staff.

Their dedication, experience and willingness to go the extra mile to benefit the whole school community, is a very big part of what makes our school unique. Please use the following links to jump directly to a specific section:


Senior Leadership Team
Title Name Subject
Headmistress Mrs E Pattison  
Acting Deputy Head Mrs S Bradshaw

Acting Junior School Head Mrs S Raja  
Assistant Head (Curriculum) Mr M Pickering Geography, Physics
Director of Sixth Form Mr J Haidar German
Director of MarketingMrs F Cook 
Director of Finance & Operations Mrs A Hinkson  
Acting Deputy Head of Junior School Mrs H Dormer  


Junior School Teaching Staff
Name Subject
Mr D Bentley Music
Mrs K Bower KS2
Mrs R Broyd Drama
Mrs A D'Aranjo EYFS
Mrs H Dormer KS2
Miss L Hansford KS2
Mrs A Johnson KS1
Mrs M Krishnamurthy KS1
Mrs C Male KS2               
Mrs N Mitchell KS1
Mrs J Monaghan KS2
Miss C Newman PE
Mrs S Vaughan  KS2
Mr A Wilks KS2
Mrs E Wragg KS1
Teaching Support Staff (Junior)
Mrs R Abrahams Nursery
Mrs R Andrewartha Lunchtime Asssistant
Miss S Brock Nursery
Mrs C J Durling Teaching Assistant
Miss L Elliott Ivy Club
Mrs L Khan Lunchtime Asssistant, Ivy Club
Mrs C Pickett Teaching Assistant
Miss K Porteous Ivy Club
Mrs K Redmond Teaching Assistant, Breakfast Club
Miss J Richmond Ivy Club
Mrs B Rowe Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Singh Ivy Club
Mrs S Whatling Ivy Club, Lunchtime Asssistant
Admin Staff (Junior)
Name Subject
Mrs C Macmillan Admin Assistant
Mrs J Young Admin Assistant


Senior Teaching Staff
Name Subject Title
Miss L Austen English, Drama Form Tutor 7A
Mrs S Beck PE Head of Upper School
Mr R Brady Computer Science Head of Computer Science
Dr S Chapman  Physics Form Tutor 13C, Head of Physics
Mr L Connors French, Spanish  
Mrs R Conrad Biology Deputy Head of Upper School, Head of Biology
Mrs H Corner Geography Head of Geography
Mrs P M Diez Ramos Spanish Head of Spanish, Form Tutor 8D
Miss L Dixon PE Head of Year 7
Ms P Downie 3D Design  
Mrs D Edmonds English Form Tutor 13E, Head of English
Mr P Farquhar Physics  
Ms K Fenwick History Form Tutor 10Fe, Head of History
Mr A Fletcher Mathematics Form Tutor 10Fl
Ms J Forshaw English  
Mr J Gaudoin Chemistry Form Tutor 9G
Mrs S Gower Geography, RS Head of Year 8, Head of Careers 
Miss L Kassim Psychology  
Miss S Kermani Mathematics Form Tutor 7Ke
Miss K Kolankiewicz German Head of German, Form Tutor 7Ko
Mrs A Kugathas Biology Head of Garrett
Ms S Leitner German  
Mr J Loudon Classics Head of Classics
Ms H Moore RS Form Tutor 11M, Head of RS
Mrs M Murray History

Head of Year 9

Ms B Nowitzke Mathematics Form Tutor 11N
Mrs L Palmer Art, 3D Design Form Tutor 9P
Mrs S Palmer PE Head of PE
Miss A Paris French Form Tutor 8P, Head of French
Mrs L Ridgway French  
Mrs H Sharples Learning Support Head of Seacole
Miss G Sherriff Music  
Mrs E Smith Art, 3D Design Form Tutor 12S, Head of Art & 3D Design
Mr M Suranyi Music Director of Music
Mrs T Thompson Chemistry Form Tutor 12T, Head of Chemistry
Mr J Vickery Economics, English, Government and Politics Form Tutor 12V, Head of Government and Politics, Head of Eliot,
Mrs E Webb Drama Form Tutor 12W, Head of Drama, Head of Curie 
Mrs J Wright Biology, Chemistry  
Mrs M Zielska Mathematics Form Tutor 13Z, Head of Mathematics


Admin Staff (Senior)

Job Title

Miss M Bellarby Deputy Manager (Sports Club)
Mrs J Bloxsome School Nurse
Mr L Butler Caretaker
Mrs B J Congram  Administrative Assistant
Mr M Elms ICT Operations and Development Manager
Miss J Gray Duty Sports Club Manager
Mr C Grimwood Sports Club Manager
Mr S Haridasan ICT Technician
Mrs S G Hart Data, Examinations and Assessment Officer
Mrs A Hurst Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Mrs L Johnson Speech and Drama
Mr A Lubinski Caretaker 
Mr L Mercer Caretaker
Mr L ParkerCaretaker
Ms A Phillips  School Database Assistant 
Mrs V Reeve Finance Officer
Miss A Richards Premises Manager
Mrs S Smith  Admissions Registrar
Miss M Walker Office Manager
Miss F Williams Headmistress' PA
Language Assistants
Name Subject
Ms S Leitner            German               
Mrs M Maquieira Spanish
Mrs L Ridgway French
Gap Tutors
Name Job Title
Miss C Schober Gap Year Student
Miss N Lee Gap Year Student
Name Job Title
Mrs K Abrams Learning Resources Manager
Mr A Bishop AV Technician & Website Administrator               
Mrs E Deblock  Science Technician (Chemistry) 
Miss J Duyt Art Technician
Mrs S Hayes Science Technician (Biology)
Mrs K Roe Admin Assistant & Ivy Link Coordinator
Miss P Salmon Science Technician (Physics)
Peripatetic Music Staff
Name Subject
Mr D Cox Clarinet/Saxophone
Mrs J Cox Flute
Mr B Ellsbury Piano
Mrs H Gascoyne Piano
Mrs S Hackett Violin and Viola
Mrs J Healey Double Bass
Mr C Kimber Percussion
Mr A Moore Guitar
Miss L Nagioff Cello/Yr 3 Cello Class
Mr D Scott Brass
Mrs L Strange Piano
Miss V Walker Cello
Miss C Wild Singing
Mrs P Wyatt Violin and Viola
Local Governing Body
Name Position
Mrs J Baker  
Mr D Garrard OBE  
Professor Yvonne Guerrier  
Mrs G Holden  
Mr R Patel  
Mr A Spiro Chairman
Mrs E Wilson  

Please CLICK HERE to download a .pdf copy of the Governors' profiles or HERE to view them.


The Trustees of the school are the Trustees of the GDST, details of whom can be found on THIS PAGE of the GDST website. The Chairman of the Trustees, Juliet Humphries can be contacted via Alison Smith at the GDST office -

Staff Vacancies

Croydon High School is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) which employs around 3,500 teaching and support staff across 26 schools.

Competitive salary scales and other excellent conditions of service are standard across the GDST and employees have access to pension schemes and a range of other staff benefits.

The GDST is committed to the safeguarding of children. For this reason, child protection screening applies to all posts. 

Current Vacancies

If there are any vacancies, there are links to them below. If no vacancies are shown, you are advised to return to this page regularly as the site is updated every time a vacancy is advertised. The information packs and appropriate application forms can be downloaded from these links.  Details of who to send completed application forms to can be found in the information packs.

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