We break up for half term on Friday 27th May. There will be an INSET day on Monday 6th June and students return on Tuesday 7th June.

The Team

Senior Leadership Team

Ben Walsh – Principal

Wendy Clements – Deputy Principal

Andy Hill – Deputy Principal

WEST – Wellbeing and Emotional Support Team

Debbie Battle – Safeguarding and Prevention Officer

Sean Henn – Student Support

Anne Armstrong – ELSA, Emotional Literacy Support Assistant

Roz Davidson – Drama Therapist

Tiffany Saxon-Kyte – Art Therapist

Admin & Site Team

Andrea Birkett – School Business Manager

Arwen Showell – PA to Headteacher

Claire Kyriacou – Reception

Michelle Saunders – School Office

Jackie Lennard – School Office

Seidi Wright – Admin and Examinations Officer

Angus Beer – Site Manager

Dave Paxton – Caretaker

Jordan Ockenden – Apprentice Site Caretaker

SaLT & OT

Emma Sturgess – Speech and Language Therapist

Katrina Allen – Speech and Language Therapist (Your Healthcare)

Cristina Azevedo – Speech and Language Therapist assistant

Emma Buckland – Occupational Therapist (AfC)

Key Stage 2

Andrew Irving – Head of KS2

Will Bull – Trainee Teacher

Kasia Mulligan – Trainee Teacher

Key Stage 3

Clare Malston – Head of KS3

Roger White – Assistant Head of KS3 & Head of PE

Pantelis Beglis – Teacher

Emma Egan – Teacher

Jean Gawthrop – Head of English

Linden Greatwood – Teacher

Harry Hazlem – Trainee Teacher

Valentina Lorrai – Teacher

Shulay Matthews – Teacher

Tom Morgan – Teacher

Michelle Sheahan – Teacher

Grigoria Vroikou – Teacher

Julie Allan – Learning Support Assistant

Richard Hayes – Learning Support Assistant

Lisa Hernon – Learning Support Assistant

Joy Jindu – Learning Support Assistant

Lawrence Mayanja – Learning Support Assistant

Laura Mangat – Learning Support Assistant

Bhagyashree Shah – Learning Support Assistant

Elizabeth Tavares – Learning Support Assistant

Amanda Waddingham – Learning Support Assistant

Key Stage 4

Lisa Falconer – Head of KS4 and Induction Lead

Lara Birkett – Assistant Head of KS4, Head of PSHE & Head of Careers

Karen Ward – Head of Maths & Data Lead

Neil Mears – Teacher

Emma Blake – Teacher

Charlie Pugh – Teacher

Tom Underwood – Lead Teacher of the Arts

Clare Putnam – Learning Support Assistant

Jackie Reid – Learning Support Assistant

Nikki Atkins – Learning Support Assistant

Clare Beer – Learning Support Assistant/Team Leader

Post 16

Amanda Skidmore – Head of Post 16

Anson McCall – Teacher

Metra Alizoda – Teacher

Flora Rich – Learning Support Assistant

Other

Adam Barlow – Trainee Teacher

James Catcheside – Teacher – Horticulture

Angie Cook – Teacher

Louise Fuller – Teacher

Abigail Imo – Teacher – ICT

Barbora Schlemmerova – Teacher

Georgia Tarrant – Teacher

Hannah Lofthouse – Teacher – Science Teacher & Assistant SENCo

Helen Woolgar – Learning Support Assistant – Literacy specialist

Students develop very high levels of positive behaviour and feel extremely safe. They are very considerate, very respectful and caring of others and highly positive about learning.

– Ofsted report

Blog

Excelling in Mental Health

Well done to the Student Support Team and Teachers who have achieved the Excelling Accreditation from Edupod. Edupod is a project from Innovating Minds focusing on creating a mentally healthy environment in school for students and staff. This is the …

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Tate Britain Trip

Year 9 pupils visited Tate Britain as part of the Art curriculum.  They enjoyed taking part in a scavenger hunt amongst the ‘Hew Locke: Procession’ installation. They also had a lot of fun using drama and art activities to explore …

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Celebrate Chessington

We have been asked by the organisers of this year’s Celebrate Chessington event to share details with our families. It will take place during the half term on Wednesday 1st June from 12 noon at Churchfields Recreation Ground. The organisers …

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Parent Support Workshops

Parents at St Philip’s are very welcome to attend the following workshops that are being offered by Southborough High School to a cluster of schools in the local area including ourselves. There are four sessions: 1)      Youth Mental Health First …

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