All the staff at The Granville are passionate about their subjects, working together to inspire, enthuse and challenge each pupil.


Mrs Louise Lawrance
B. Prim. Ed. (Hons), Port Elizabeth

Senior Leadership Team

Mrs Leah Harrington
Deputy Head
Head of Senior School
Senior School Transition Coordinator
Year 6 Form Teacher
BA (Hons) University of Central England, Birmingham with QTS

Mrs Jane Sladdin
Head of Middle School
Head of Gifted and Talented
Extra-Curricular Activities Co-ordinator
Year 4 Form Teacher/ Forest School Leader Level 3
BMus (Hons) Edinburgh, PGCE Leicester

Miss Elise West
Head of Early Years
Reception Teacher
BA (Hons) American Studies Keele, PGCE Primary with MFL in French Canterbury Christchurch, Advanced Diploma in Managing the Role of the SENCO Worcester

Mrs Victoria Duggan 
Head of English
Head of Marketing
Year 5 Form Teacher
Coordinator of Libraries
BA (Hons) Durham, MA London, PGCE, London

Mrs Gillian Copping
Director of Studies
Year 3 Form Teacher
MA in Education (Leadership & Management) Exeter, PGCE Early Years (Foundation and KS1) Middlesex, BA(Hons) Business Administration Portsmouth

Mr Gerard Garcia
Bursar & Clerk to Governors,
FCCA, MBA, FCIArb, Chartered Director

Teaching Staff

Mrs Emily James
Pre-School Room Lead
BA Hons Early Years

Mrs Claire Walton-Wallace
Pre-school Room Lead
GTP for Teacher Training, Canterbury
BA Hons Early Years, East Anglia

Mrs Tarryn Allen
Year 1 Teacher
BEd, University of South Africa

Miss Georgia Malcolm
Year 2 Form Teacher
Head of History
BA (Hons) Ed, Plymouth,  PGCE with QTS Buckingham

Mr Karl Newman
Year 2  Form Teacher
Outreach Coordinator
BSc (Hons), Southampton, PGCE Kingston

Mrs Leighanne Alexander
Year 3 Form Teacher
Head of Maths
BA (Hons) History and American Studies,  Keele University
PGCE Keele University

Ms Karen Maier
Year 3 Form Teacher
BSc Economics, Ecology & Environment, QTS

Mrs Sarah Harrison
Year 3 Form Teacher
Head of Art/Design Technology
B Ed (Hons) Cambridge University

Mrs Rhian Palmer
Year 4 Form Teacher
Head of Assessment
BEd (Hons), Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education

Mrs Rhiannon Allen
Year 5 Form Teacher
Head of RE
Science Teacher
BSc Hons (Wales), MPhil (Warwick), PGCE (Wales)

Mr Myles Granger
Year 5 Form Teacher
Head of Music
BA Hons Music, PGCE Music

Mrs Fiona Mackenzie
Year 6 Form Teacher
Head of Geography
BA (Hons )Modern European Studies, Post Grad Info and Technology, PGCE

Mrs Sarah Condren
Year 6 Form Teacher
Head of French
Early Years Music Teacher
Head of PSHCE
BA (Hons) Bristol
PGCE Homerton, Cambridge

Miss Mandy Barrow
Head of Computer Science and ICT
BA Ed (Hons) Canterbury Christ Church

Miss Nicola Bridge
Head of Science
MEng Oxford, PGCE Oxford Brookes

Mrs Andrea Hipgrave
PE Teacher
BA (Hons) Brighton

Mrs Margaret McLean
Learning Development Teacher
MA (Aberdeen), PGCE (London)

Miss Natalie Rendle
Head of PE
HND Sports Science

Mrs Rajere Williams
Head of Speech and Drama
BA Drama and Theatre Studies London, ALAM, LAMDA DIP.


Teaching Assistants

Miss Amy Guy
Pre-School Teaching Assistant,

Mrs Karen Archibald
General Teaching Assistant,

Ms Claire Brown
Class 1 Teaching Assistant,

Mrs Susan Bates
Class 2 Teaching Assistant
HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant), OU Foundation Degree Primary Teaching and Learning, OU Certificate in Supporting Learning in Primary Schools, Dip in Pre-School Practice

Mrs Wendy Allaway
Class 2 Teaching Assistant
RGN, RSCN (Great Ormond Street)

Mrs Rebecca Jones
Art Teaching Assistant
Dip in Pre-School Practice

Mrs Gemma Davies
Reception/Class 1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Victoria Wyatt
Senior School Teaching Assistant

Mrs Ilona Hunt
Class 2 Teaching Assistant,
BA(Hons) Juris. Oxon.

Mrs Patricia Whiting
Year 4 Teaching Assistant

Ms Angela Leonard
Reception Teaching Assistant

Miss Gessica Garcia
Pre-School Teaching Assistant
Diploma Child Care & Early Years Education

Emma Harding
After School Care Assistant
BSc Nutrition and Dietetics Kings College London

Heather Newman
After School Care Assistant
BSc Orthoptics (Hons) University of Liverpool

Grace McGurran
Gap Year Teaching Assistant

Emily Sorrell

Joseph Nunn

Peripatetic Teachers

Miss Judith Wilson
Ballet Teacher

Mrs Gill Paterson
Ballet Accompanist
BA (Rhodes) Dip Music (Open)

Mr Ian Fasham
Brass Teacher
A.R.C.M (Teaching), Dip. Perf. RCM

Mr Daniel Burrowes
Cello Teacher
BA Hons Leeds, M.Mus TCM

Miss Alison Gent
Flute Teacher

Mrs Carolyn Cabrera
Piano Teacher,
Dip.RCM (perfs) ARCM, PG Advanced Performance

Ms Julia Chellel
Violin Teacher,
MA, BA (Hons), LRAM (Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music), Prof. Cert. RAM, Dip NCOS, PGCE Christ Church Canterbury

Mrs Jo Harlow
Guitar Teacher
BA Hons , Chichester

Administrative Staff

Miss Annabelle Chittenden  
PA to the Headmistress & School Registrar

Miss Phoebe Moscicki
School Receptionist

Ms Kate Smith
Bursar’s Assistant

Mrs Sue Ringrose
Data Manager
BA (Hons) Kent

Mrs Michaela Newman
IT Administrator
After School Care Assistant

Catering Staff

Mrs Beverley Guy
Chef Manager

Miss Lyanne Rye

Mrs Julie Nowers

Mrs Katy Henderson

Mrs Tanja Garbini

Premises Staff

Mr Andrew Whiting
Site Manager

Mr Clive Ford

Mr Jesus Marquez

Mr Richard Story

Mr Ellesee Marquez

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