Staff

Headteacher

Mr Kit Thompson, BA (Hons), PGCE, National Association of Head Teachers and IAPS (Independent Association of Preparatory Schools)

Key contacts

Headmaster:Mr Kit Thompson, BA (Hons) Oxford Brookes University, PGCE Froebel Institute, Roehampton
Deputy Head:Mr David Gladstone, MA (Hons) Oxon: PGCE
Deputy Head - DSL:Mrs Polly Fraley, MA (Hons) Oxon; PGCE, Roehampton University
Safeguarding Team:DSL - Mrs Polly Fraley
Deputy - Mr David Gladstone
Deputy - Mrs Hannah Langdon
Mr Kit Thompson
Head of Juniors - PastoralMr Gough, BA (Hons), St Mary's University
Head of EYFS and Infants:
Mrs Hannah Langdon, MA in Education (Early Years pathway), Kingston University; BEd (Hons) Cantab, Homerton
Assessment Coordinator:Mrs Loretta Bird, BA (Hons), PGCE, Froebel Institute, Roehampton
Governance issues:
Governors/Co Chairs of Governors (Mr Bayliss & Mr Hinton)
(Any correspondence for the Chairs should be sent c/o Unicorn School)
Education/Curriculum:Class Teachers
Building/Health & Safety/Domestic:Bursar (Mr Mathias)
Children's HealthWelfare Assistant (Mrs O'Connor)

Class teachers

Red Class
Mrs Hannah Langdon, MA in Education (Early Years pathway), Kingston University; BEd (Hons) Cantab, Homerton
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Ruth O'Connor, NVQ Level 3 - Children's Care, Learning and Development, Qualified SRN practising nurse until 1996
Mrs Sandra Gentle, CACHE Level 2
Mrs Lynne Bryan
Orange ClassMrs Sally Maher, NCFE Level 1 NVQ
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Jenny Campbell, BA (Hons) Early childhood Studies (Level 6)
Yellow Class
Mrs Nicola Simons, BA(Hons) Kingston University, PGCE
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Sarah Gardner, BA (Hons), CACHE Level 2 - Certificate in Childcare & Education
Green Class
Miss Patricia O'Gorman, BA (Hons), University of Surrey, QTS
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Zofia Chalong
Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Rebecca Williamson, BA (Hons) Reading, NVQ Level 2
Blue ClassMiss Katy Engelmann, BA (Hons) University of Plymouth, PGCE, Kingston University
Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Mary-Ann Baghaei, BA (Hons) French, Kings College London, MA Journalism, University of Westminster, PGCE, Institute of Education, University of London
Indigo Class
Mrs Loretta Bird, BA (Hons), PGCE, Froebel Institute, Roehampton
Violet ClassMr Mark Gough, BA (Hons), St Mary's University
Ultra Violet Class
Mr David Gladstone, MA (Hons) Oxon: PGCE

Lunchtime

  • Mrs Ailsa Somes
  • Mrs Lynne Bryan
  • Mrs Sandra Gentle

Learning support

  • Mrs Jennifer Renna, MA Aberdeen University, Diploma SpLD/Dyslexia
  • Mrs Julia Ziegler, BEd (Hons), Cert SpLD

Gap students

  • Miss Emilie House

Specialist teachers

Head of Games (Athletics, Gymnastics, Hockey, Netball, Rounders, Swimming)Miss Barbara Young, BSc (Hons) Open University; QTS University of Westminster
Head of Boys' Games
(Athletics, Cricket, Football, Hockey)
Mr Mark Gough, BA (Hons) St Mary's University
TennisMrs Lulu Williams
Head of ComputingMrs Kathryn Walcot, BA Ed (Hons), University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
MathematicsJuniors: Mr David Gladstone, MA (Hons) Oxon; PGCE
Infants: Mrs Nicola Simons, BA (Hons) Kingston University, PGCE
Head of EnglishMrs Polly Fraley, MA(Hons) Oxon; PGCE, Roehampton University
Head of ScienceMrs Jo-Anna Roblin, BA (Hons) Bath Spa University, PGCE Brunel University
Head of Music & Class Music TeacherMiss Rebecca Gresson, BMus (Hons) RCM
FrenchMrs Susan Palmer, BA (Hons) Durban University, PGCE, Kingston University
Head of ArtMrs Alana Washington, BA (Hons) Brighton University, PGCE Brunel University
PSHEEMiss Rachel Botes, BA (Hons), University of Kingston, QTS
GeographyMiss Rachel Botes, BA (Hons), University of Kingston, QTS
LibraryMrs Jackie Gladstone
BA (Hons) Education Durham University
HistoryMiss Patricia O'Gorman, BA (Hons), University of Surrey
REMiss Katy Engelmann, BA (Hons) University of Plymouth, PGCE, Kingston University
PhilosophyMr Kit Thompson, BA (Hons) Oxford Brookes University, PGCE Froebel Institute, Roehampton
DramaMiss Rosemary Timpson, MA Cantab

Other Staff involved with EYFS 

Miss Barbara Young (PE)Cert Education, University of Westminster QTS
Miss Rebecca Gresson (Music)BMus (Hons) RCM
Mrs Kathryn Walcot (Computing)BA Ed(Hons), University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
Mr Mark Gough (PE)BA(Hons), St Mary's University, Twickenham

Visiting music teachers 

PianoMrs Heather Eccleston, BA (Hons), PGCE
Piano Ms Jennifer Fisher, BMus, (GSMD), DipPP, LRAM
Piano Miss Hannah Hurst BA(Hons)
Piano Ms Christina Northcott BA(Hons)
DrumsMr Mark Allen, BMus (Hons)
Guitar & Guitar GroupMr Ahmed Dickinson MMus RCM
'CelloMiss Axelle Bastiani, MMus RCM, BMus RCM
Violin, Viola & Violin GroupMiss Kate Lindon, BMus (Hons), Royal Northern College of Music
Clarinet, Recorder, Group Recorder, Orchestra & Theory ClubMiss Louise Strickland, BMus, LGSM
Flute & Tutti 'Fluti' GroupMiss Rosemary Timpson, MA Cantab
BrassMiss Emily Wiggins, BMus (Hons), LRAM
Singing, Choir & Unicorn SingersMiss Rebecca Gresson, BMus (Hons) RCM

Administration Staff

BursarMr Charles Mathias, BSc (Econ), ACA
Deputy BursarMrs Kathryn Long, MA (Hons), MBA
Bursar's AssistantMrs Sarah Mathias, BSc (Hons), ACA
PA to the Headmaster and Head of MarketingMrs Lisa Jones
Registrar and Office ManagerMrs Lucinda Rodgers
Premises ManagerMr Drew Livesey