Ewell Castle School, Church Street, Ewell, Surrey, KT17 2AW
Admissions: 020 8394 3576 admissions@ewellcastle.co.uk
Senior School: 020 8393 1413
Preparatory School: 020 8394 3579

Ewell Castle School



Mr D Tucker (Chair) QPM


Mr A Evans MRTPI

Mrs J Moran MA, HDipEd (Vice Chair)

Mrs D Parker, BSc, DipSocSc (CQSW), PGCE

Mr S Sullivan BA

Mr A Shawyer BSc, PGCE

Mr C Griffith 

To write to the Chair of Governors please email governors@ewellcastle.co.uk

DSL = Designated Safeguarding Lead


Senior Management Team


Mr P Harris MSc, BSc, PGCE, NPQH  (Government and Politics)

Deputy Head of Senior School and Vice Principal

Mr J Hepworth BA Hons, QTS (DSL) (ICT)

Head of Preparatory School and Vice Principal

Ms S Bradshaw BEd (PSHEE Co-ordinator) (DSL)

Director of Studies (Senior School) and Assistant Principal

Mr S Leigh BA, PGCE  (English) (Deputy DSL)

Head of Pre-Preparatory School, Deputy Head of Preparatory School and Assistant Principal

Mrs S Fowler BSC, PGCE (Deputy DSL)

Director of Studies (Preparatory School) 

Mrs G Bean, MA, Ba, PGCE 


Mr G Holland BSc, ACA

Marketing, Development & Alumni Manager 

Ms C Hernandez BA, MCIM


Staff email addresses

For the Senior School Office, please email: seniorschool@ewellcastle.co.uk  For the Preparatory School Office, please email: prepschool@ewellcastle.co.uk

Alternatively if parents wish to email a member of staff directly they should refer to the staff list and use the following email format:  First initial followed by a full stop immediately followed by the surname followed by @ewellcastle.co.uk for example j.smith@ewellcastle.co.uk   The exception is the email address for Mr Blencowe, Head of History and Classics whose initial for the purposes of email is c. 


Notes:                * Head of Department             † Head of Year


Senior School Heads of Department

Art and Photography Ms T Donoghue BA, QTS, (Ms D Carrick BA, QTS - Maternity Leave)
Business Studies Mr M Houlahan BA, PGCE
Classics Mr J C W Blencowe BA,PGCE
Design and Technology  Mr S Getty BA, QTS
Drama Mr L Bader-Clynes BA, RADA
Economics Mr M Houlahan BA, PGCE
English / EAL coordinator

Ms K Wallace BA, PGCE

Geography and Head of Teaching and Learning (Senior School)

Mrs R Owen BSc, QTS

Government and Politics

Mrs E Harrison BA, PGCE and Head of Raleigh House


Mr J C W Blencowe BA, PGCE

Computing and ICT

Mr J Bernardo MEd, BSc

Mathematics Mr D Vijapura BSc, PGCE
Modern Foreign Languages  Miss P Hernandez Licence LLC, PGCE (Deputy DSL)
Music and Music Technology Mrs V Edwards MA, BMus, PGCE
Performing Arts Mr B Essenhigh BA, QTS
Physical Education Mr N Turk BSc, GTP
Psychology Mr J D'Souza BSc, PGCE
Philosophy, Religion and Ethics Mrs V Ikwuemesi MA, BEd
Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) Mr K Hungsraz BSc, QTS

  Senior School Heads of Year

Head of Years 7   Miss P Hernandez
Head of Year 8 Mr S Manley
Head of Year 9 Ms C Hoddell
Hear of Year 10 Ms L Wilkinson
Head of Year 11 Ms P Butterworth
Head of Years 12 & 13 (Sixth Form) Mrs E McManus & Mr J D'Souza

Senior School Form Tutors





Mr J C W Blencowe

Mrs D Sarmiento

Mr M Houlahan

Mrs F Arganaraz




Mr J Bernardo

Mr A Oscoz

Ms D Barker




Mrs V Hernandez

Mr T White

Mrs R Din



Mr R Nugteren

Mr S Brooks 




Mrs R Owen

Ms E Walford

Mr K Hungsraz









Mr M Scott

Mr D Vijapura

Ms D Carrick

Mrs V Edwards

Mrs N Naraynan

Mr L Bader-Clynes

Mr S Getty

Mr I Cornish


Senior School Teaching Staff/Support Staff

Mrs N Andrews BSc, PGCE, Dip SpLD

Teacher of Learning Support

Mrs F Arganaraz BA, PGCE

Teacher of Spanish with French 

Mr L Bader-Clynes BA, RADA

Director of Drama*

Mrs S Bailey BEd, CELTA, Dip SpLD

Teacher of Learning Support

Mrs C Barretto BA, PGCE

Supply Staff

Mrs D Barker BMus, PGCE 

Teacher of Mathematics 

Mr J Bernardo MEd, BSc

Head of Computing and ICT*/Mathematics

Mr J C W Blencowe BA, PGCE

Head of History* / Classics*

Mr R S Brooks MSoc Sci, BA, CELTA, PGCE

Teacher of EAL

Mrs C Buckley BA, PGCE, Dip SpLD


Ms P Butterworth MA, BA, PGCE

Teacher of English/ Head of Year 11

Ms D Carrick BA, PGCEA, PgDip, QTS

Head of Art* and Photography* (Maternity Leave)

Mrs J Carter BSc

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs N Chaudrey B.A, Dip STL

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs J Clark BA, PGCert

Teacher of Psychology

Mrs P Conibear NNEB

Learning support Assistant

Mr G Coogan BSc, PGCE, QTS

Teacher of Physical Education and Games / Head of Rugby

Mr I Cornish MSc, BA, Cert Ed

Teacher of English

Mr J D’Souza BSc, PGCE

Teacher of Business Studies / Head of Psychology*† and Head of Sixth Form

Mrs R Din BSc, PGCE

Teacher of Biology

Ms T Donoghue, BA QTS

Head of Art and Photography* (Maternity Cover)

Mrs V Edwards MA, BMus, PGCE

Director of Music* 

Mr P Edwards BSc, PGCE 

Sports Professional / Teacher of Maths 

Mrs C Ellingham BSc, PGCE

Learning Support Assistant / Teacher of Maths

Mrs C Emery 

Exams Facilitator

Mr B Essenhigh BA, QTS

Director of Performing Arts*

Mr S Getty BA, QTS

Head of Design and Technology*

Mrs M Greensmith

Learning Support Administrator

Mr T Hall MChem 

Teacher of Chemistry

Mrs E Harrison BA, PGCE

Head of Government and Politics* / Teacher of History / Teacher of Religious Studies and Head of House

Mrs S Hawken BA 

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs C Hearne BA, PGCE, CELTA

Supply Teacher 

Miss P Hernandez Licence LLC, PGCE (Deputy DSL)

Head of Modern Foreign Languages†*

Mrs V Hernandez MA, BA 

Teacher of Business Studies / Learning Support Assistant

Mr M Hewison BA, PGCE 

 Supply Teacher

Mrs D Hillman MA, BEd

Teacher of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics

Ms C Hoddell BEd

Teacher of Mathematics and Head of Year 9†

Mr M Houlahan BA, PGCE 

Head of Economics* and Business Studies* 

Mr K Hungsraz BSc, QTS

Head of Science*  -  ( Physics)

Ms V Ikwuemesi MA, BEd

Head of Philosophy, Religion and Ethics* and Whole School Chaplain

Mrs J Jones BSc, QTS

Teacher of PE - responsible for Girls’ Games and Head of Academic PE

Mrs L Jones BA (Hons) Performing Arts, OCR L5 Diploma (Dyslexia and SpLD)

Teacher of Drama / Learning Support

Miss N Maskell BSc, PGCE 

Teacher of Geography 

Mrs E McManus MA, BA, PGCE

Teacher of English / Classics and Head of Sixth Form †

Mr S Manley BSc, PGCE

Teacher of Biology and Head of Year 8†

Mrs N Narayanan MPhil, PGDip, QTS

Senior Teacher of Chemistry 

Mr R Nugteren BSc, Grad Dip

Teacher of Mathematics and Head of Castlemaine House

Mr A Oscoz BA, PGCE

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs R Owen BSc, QTS

Head of Geography / Head of Teaching and Learning 

Mr K Peto BA, PGCE

Teacher of English and Head of PSHEE*

Ms D Sarmiento MA, BA, GTP

Teacher of Design and Technology (Maternity Leave)

Mrs F Segel CA, SA 

Learning Support Assistant 

Mr M Scott BEd 

Teacher of Computer Science/ICT 

Mrs E Shepherd BA

Teacher of Art & Design /  Learning Support Assistant

Miss S Speed  

Sports Professional (girls)

Mrs W Wainwright BSc, PGCE 

Supply Teacher 

Ms E Walford MA, BSc, QTS

Teacher of Mathematics KS3 Co-ordinator and Head of Essex House

Mr P Watkinson MA, BA, PGCE 

Teacher of English / Learning Support Assistant

Mr T White BSc, PGCE 

Teacher of PE and Games (Head of football)

Ms L Wilkinson BSc, PGCE

Teacher of History †and Head of Year 10

Mr J Williams BEng, PGCE

Senior Teacher of Physics (Autumn Term 2017)

Preparatory School Teaching Staff

Mrs C Alford NVQ - KS1 Teaching Assistant / Before School Care Leader

Mr N Andrade BA, PGCE* - Year 5 Teacher / Head of Prep School Games/PE 

Mrs T Blakeman BEd* - Year 3 Teacher and English Co-ordinator

Mrs S Bruce BA, PGCE - Supply Teacher 

Miss J Butler BA - Year 2 Teacher

Mrs C Cope BSc, PGCE - Year 2 / GirlsPE / Prep School Head of Girls' Games

Mrs R Cunnington BA, PGCE - Supply Teacher

Mrs R Devane - Teaching Assistant

Mrs F Douglas BSc, PGCE - Reception Teacher

Mr T Fairhead MA, BA, PGCE* - Music Teacher 

Mrs L Fisher STAC - Senior Teaching Assistant

Mrs L Fullbrook BA, QTS* - Year 2 Teacher, PSHEE Co-ordinator

Miss K Garrod BEd* - Year 3 Teacher and Maths Co-ordinator

Miss E Gray Edexcel Level 3 BTEC National Diploma - Nursery Teaching Assistant/After School Care Leader/Swimming Teacher

Mrs B Grierson BA Hons, QTS* Year 4 Teacher/Modern Foreign Languages Co-ordinator

Mrs P Hacker BA, PGCE* - Year 4 Teacher/History/Drama and RS Co-ordinator

Mrs M Hamilton BEd - Supply Teacher 

Miss K Hewitt BA - Reception Class Teacher/Preparatory School SENCo

Miss S Ispani-Gomes - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs J Jarman BEd* - Year 6 Teacher and Geography Co-ordinator

Miss C Leadbeter MA, PGCE - Year 1 Teacher

Mrs C Leeds BA - Head of EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage)

Mrs E McLellan NVQ - Teaching Assistant

Mrs L Patel BSc, PGCE - Year 1 Teacher/KS1 Co-ordinator

Ms T Pecchiar BEd - Prep ICT Teacher

Mrs L Pedro BA, QTS - Supply Teacher 

Mrs M Puri BSc, CACHE Dip, Level3 for SpLD (NOCN) + Sp & Lang (OCN) - Senior Nursery Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Rowe BSc, Cert Ed* - Year 5 Teacher/Art Co-ordinator

Mr P Young BA, PGCE* - Year 6 Teacher/Science Co-ordinator

Mrs M Way NVQ - Teaching Assistant

Miss E Wilson CACHE Dip - Nursery Teaching Assistant and After School Care Leader

Mrs R Witham BA, PGCE - Supply Teacher

Mr J Clark - Sports Teaching Assistant 

Support Staff

Principal’s PA

Mrs K El-Dahshan BA


Mrs T Wilkins

Administration Manager

Mrs N Brown IQPS

School Administrator 

Mrs C McGrath

Marketing and Admissions Assistant 

Mrs S Graves BA 

Finance Assistant

Mrs K Richards

Preparatory School Administration Manager/PA to Head of Preparatory School

Ms A Noble BA, DipIPD

Preparatory School Administrative Assistant

Mrs L Collett 

Senior School Reception Administrators

Mrs J McCallum and Ms P Chandran

Preparatory School Administrative Assistant

Mrs A Wilson

Data Manager and Examinations Officer

Mrs D Manville   

Careers Advisor

Mrs E Lawrence BA, PG Dip (Careers Guidance)

Library Manager

Ms S Malost BA

School Counsellor

Mrs C Varney MSc, BSc, PDip (Adolescents), MBACP (Acced)

ICT Manager

Mr A Makhecha MCP, MCSE, MCITP:EA 

Senior Technician - Science

Mrs H Williams BSc

Technician - ICT

Mr P Harris-Touchet GNVQ IT, AVCT-ICT

Technician - DT

Mr M Newton RN Lmem

Technician - Science                                                          

Mrs S Philipose MA, BSc                                                      

Technician - Art 

Mrs J Double BA

Music Teacher and Pianist

Mr S Leeson

After School Care Assistant

Mrs W Welch NNEB

After School Care Assistant 

Miss S Creane 

Lunchtime Supervisor for the Prep School - Glyn House

Mrs S Graham

Lunchtime Supervisor for the Pre Prep School - Chessington Lodge

Miss S Ispani-Gomes

Swimming Teacher

Miss E Gray

Swimming Teacher

Mrs S Foster

Site Team

Site Manager Mr S Miller 
Deputy Site Manager Mr P Iddenden
Maintenance Mr D Hunt
Maintenance Mr S Abbotts
Gardener Mr K Margeison BTEC
Caretaker Mr D Randall
Maintenance Mr G Tapp
Maintenance Mr L Zawistowski

 Peripatetic Staff

Peripatetic Music Teacher: Saxophone and Clarinet                  Mr T Chimes                                                                                           
Peripatetic Music Teacher: Drums & Percussion Acoustic (Supply) Mr M Claydon
Peripatetic Music Teacher: Brass Mr C Guy
Peripatetic Music Teacher: Classical Guitar Specialist Mr J Ong

Peripatetic Music Teacher: Guitar

Mr D Weston

Peripatetic Music Teacher: Drums & Percussion 

Mr J Wheeler

Peripatetic Music Teacher: Voice

Mr J Edwards

Peripatetic Music Teacher: Organ 

Mr J Holmes

Peripatetic Music Teacher: Violin 

Mrs M Young
Exams Facilitators  
Mrs J Moran BTEC HNC  
Mrs S Palin  
Mrs K Digance BSc  
Mrs C Emery  


* Head of Department
† Head of Year