The Sunninghill Team

 

We have a very strong team of dedicated teaching professionals, supported by several specialist staff, who visit school to teach sport and music lessons. Sunninghill staff are supported by the Bursar and her staff which include the Registrar and Administration staff, Estates staff, the kitchen and housekeeping teams.

Acting Head

Mrs Nancy Sewed, BSc (Hons) PGCE, Dip SpLD, MA Ed
Email: head@sunninghill.dorset.sch.uk

Bursar

Mrs Eileen Akerman, AInst Man (Dip)
Email: bursar@sunninghill.dorset.sch.uk

TEACHING

Deputy Heads
Acting Academic: Mrs Lecca Moss, BA BMus Ed Dip – Form 4 Teacher
Pastoral: Mr Ian Stazicker, BSc (Hons) PGCE, FRGS – Head of Geography, Outdoor Education

Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Sarah Smith, BA (Hons), MSc PMBA, PGCE

Prep
Mrs Donna Fernley, BA (Hons) PGCE – Head of English & Drama and Able, Gifted & Talented Coordinator, Exams Officer
Mrs Karen King, BSc (Hons), PGCE, TEFL – Wellbeing Co-ordinator
Mrs Lesley Nolan-Stone, BA (Hons), PG Dip, LTCL – Director of Music
Mrs Susan Saines, BEd (Hons) – Head of Art and Design
Mrs Frédérique Salisbury, BSc (Hons), PGCE – Head of Maths
Mr Jonathan Salisbury, BEd (Hons)  – Head of Technology
Mme Nathalie Shilliday, BSc (Hons), M.Sc, PGCE – Head of Science and Modern Foreign Languages
Mrs Sarah Smith, BA (Hons), MSc PMBA, PGCE – Head of Humanities, Head of PHSE
Mrs Joanna Telfer, BA (Hons), PGCE – Games and Science Teacher
Mr Neil Vanburgh, BA, BMus (Hons) – Music Teacher
Ms Sue Wilson, BEd (Hons) – PE and Games Teacher
Mr Kevin Willemse, BA (Hons), PGCE, M.Ed – Head of PE and Games, Science Teacher & Co-curricular Co-ordinator

Junior-Prep
Head of Junior Prep: Mrs Emma Sleightholme, MEd (Open) – Reception Teacher

Mrs Natasha Johnstone, BA (Hons) Drama QTS – Form 3 Teacher
Miss Catherine Livesey, BA (Hons) QTS – Form 1 Teacher
Mrs Jo Thorpe, BEd (Hons) – Form 2 Teacher – In charge of Pupil Voice

Early Years – Nursery
Mrs Katie Beasley – NVQ3 Childcare and Education, FdA Childhood Studies Care & Education Level 4 – Early Years Senior Practitioner

Learning Support
Ms Claire Thomasson, BEd (Hons), Cert SpLD Head of Learning Support
Mrs Helen Looker, MEd, PGDip Ed (SpLD)

Learning Assistants
Mrs Sarah Baker, BN, NVQ Level 3 Early Years, NVQ Level 3, HLTA and Teaching Assistant
Miss Sophie Blair, Level 3 Diploma in Childcare – Maternity Leave
Mrs Joannie Culshaw, Diploma 3 – Parent and Toddler Group Manager
Mrs Sarah Hill, NVQ Level 3 CCLD
Mr Stuart Holland, BA (Hons), NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant – 1:1
Mrs Emma O’Donnell, BA (Hons) PgDip CCLD Level 2 – Librarian
Mrs Laura Pitman, NNEB, NVQ3 Nursery Nursing
Mr Jamie Riddoch, 1:1
Mrs Elizabeth Tolmie-Thomson, BA (Hons), Montessori Teaching Diploma – 1:1
Miss Megan Young, BA (Hons) – Form 1 Learning Assistant

ADMINISTRATION

Assistant Bursar
Mrs Katie Ayres-Turner, Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management, Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership

Registrar and Marketing Director
Mrs Amanda Jones, BA (Hons), AMCIS Cert in Admissions Management

School Secretary
Mrs Lydia Griffin, NVQ3 – Business & Administration

Receptionists
Mrs Megan Lane
Mrs Jeanette Wedge

SUPPORT

Catering Department
Catering Manager: Mrs Kerry Davies – NVQ3 Food Preparation & Cooking – Intermediate Food Hygiene, NCFE Cache Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools

Mrs Nicki Ball – Assistant Chef – Level 2 Food Safety in Catering, City & Guilds Food Preparation and Cooking
Mrs Victoria Brown – Assistant Chef – Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety
Mr Brenden Gabe-Fry – Assistant Chef – NVQ 2 Food Preparation & Cooking – Level 3 City & Guilds Food Safety & Hygiene for Supervisors
Mrs Sarah King – Assistant Chef – NVQ3 Food Preparation & Cooking – Intermediate Food Hygiene
Miss Tracey Ward – Kitchen Assistant – Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety
Miss Leanne Ward – Kitchen Assistant – Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety

Estate Management
Mr Ant Buik
Mr Les Senter
Mrs Liz Stein – Head Gardener

Housekeeping Department
Mrs Sharon Studley – Head of Housekeeping and Kitchen Assistant – Level 2 Food Hygiene & Safety
Mrs Maureen Legg – Housekeeper
Mrs Donna Rose – Housekeeper
Miss Julie Waddle – Housekeeper
Miss Sophie Winch – Housekeeper

Bus Drivers
Mr Robbie Dennett
Mr Gavin Jones
Mr Maurice Read