Prep School Staff - Bishop's Stortford College

Prep School Staff

Prep School Head Mr Bill Toleman
Prep School Head's PA Mrs Barbara Raven
Admissions Officer Mrs Fiona Brett

Senior Management Team

Deputy Head Mr Graham Millard
Head of Shell Mrs Kirsty Brooks
Senior Teacher (Pastoral) Mr Richard Clough
Head of Mathematics, Communications Co-ordinator Mr Neil Eddom
Housemaster -
Grimwade House & Senior Teacher (Operations)
Mr Adrian Hathaway
Director of Studies Mrs Wendy Sharman

ISI Inspection 2011

Teaching challenges pupils to think for themselves, often intriguing them and frequently inspiring them to pursue ideas further. Resources and teaching methods are deployed to excellent effect to spark interest, to aid understanding and to keep pupils actively engaged.

Prep School Teaching Staff

Mrs Kay Adkins

PE, Head of Rounders

Mrs Belinda Aitken


Mrs Helen Atkinson

Learning Support

Mrs Zoe Barford

Head of KS3 Science

Mr Sandy Barnard

Head of Prep School Rugby, Latin, Mathematics

Miss Alice Beckley 


Mrs Wendy Belton

Welfare Assistant

Mrs Rachael Borthwick

Head of Year (Form 2), Mathematics, PSHE (Maternity Cover)

Mrs Lizzie Bridle

Head of Learning Support

Mrs Kirsty Brooks

Head of Shell

Mr Andrew Bruce

Director of College Music

Mr Corne de Bruyn

Design & Technology

Miss Emmanuelle Carme

Senior Teacher, Head of French, Spanish

Mr Richard Clough

Senior Teacher (Pastoral), Head of Geography

Mr Nigel Courtman

Mathematics, Physics

Mrs Imogen Cowan

Head of Year (Lower Third), Head of German, French

Mrs Laura Davies

History, Head of PSHE

Mr John Daly

GAP (January - December 2018)

Mr Aaran Donlevy

Head of Art, Housemaster – Newbury

Miss Cassie Drury

Shell Teacher (Head of Upper Shell)

Mr Neil Eddom

Head of Mathematics, Communications Co-ordinator

Miss Hannah Edwards

PE - Housemistress - Monk-Jones, Visiting Tutor, Grimwade

Mrs Livia Fraser

Head of RE

Mrs Rita Gearing

Learning Support

Mr Simon Gunter

English, Housemaster - Westfield

Mrs Melanie-Jane Haddow

Teaching Assistant (Shell)

Mr Richard Hamlyn

Shell Teacher

Mr Adrian Hathaway

Housemaster – Grimwade, Senior Teacher (Operations), Science

Mrs Mandy Hathaway

Housemistress – Grimwade

Mr David Herd

Head of Year (Form One), English

Mrs Deborah Huggett

Head of Swimming

Mr David Hughes


Mr Ed Jones

Head of Year (Upper Third), Deputy Housemaster - Grimwade

Mrs Fiona Jones

Head of Spanish, French

Mrs Natalie Kain

Welfare Assistant

Mrs Julia Krosny-Reed

Head of KS2 Science, EVC, Housemistress - Westfield

Mrs Andrea Lamyman

Assistant Librarian

Mr Vincent Lawrence


Mrs Annette Leith

Teaching Assistant (Shell)

Miss Filipa Matzker


Mr Graham Millard

Deputy Head, English, Science

Mrs Gerda Miller

Learning Support

Miss Jane Mitchell

Head of English

Mr Ian Morris

College Chaplain, RE

Mrs Luci Neville

Housemistress – Newbury House, Drama

Mrs Jennie North


Mr Iago Nunˆez


Mr Jaypea Opperman

Mathematics, Gifted & Talented Co-ordinator

Miss Inga Philips

Shell (Maternity Cover)

Mrs Julie Pickard

History (Maternity Cover)

Mrs Rosie Pike

Prep School Librarian

Mrs Jane Prowse


Mr John Prowse


Mrs Katherine Prowse

Shell Teacher

Mr Nick Prowse

Assistant Director of Sport, PE, Visiting Tutor - Grimwade

Mrs Rosemary Rudge

Welfare Assistant

Mrs Jay Ryan


Mrs Wendy Sharman

Director of Studies

Miss Frances Sharp

Head of ICT

Mrs Lyndsay Shepherd

Director of College Sport

Mrs Lorraine Short

Resident House Tutor - Grimwade

Mr Nick Smith

Shell Teacher

Mr Rupert Snow

Acting Head of History

Ms Jeanne Stacey

English (Maternity Cover)

Mr Joe Surrage

Shell Teacher

Mr Jonathan Talbot Rice

English, Geography, Housemaster – Monk Jones

Mrs Jane Towns

RE, History

Miss Sayuka Tsujita

Matron (Grimwade)

Mrs Pippa Venner


Miss Bethan Ward


Mrs Shona Ward-Booth

Lab Technician

Mrs Louisa Watson

PE, Head of Netball


Please note:

  • All Prep School teaching staff are involved in the Prep School Games programme. Those staff listed for Games work solely within the Sports Department.