head teacher with students


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 Louise McCabe Arnold
Deputy Head
Head of Senior School
Year 5 Form Teacher
BA (Hons) Leicester, PGCE London, MA Liverpool Hope

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

Mrs Clare Moore
Head of Early Years
Reception Teacher
BEd Tasmania, Dip of Teaching, Catholic Teacher College, NSW, Australia
GCRE (Graduate Certificate in Religious Education)

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

Mrs Leah Harrington
Director of Studies
Senior School Examinations Co-ordinator
Year 6 Form Teacher
BA (Hons) University of Central England, Birmingham with QTS

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

Teaching Staff

Mrs Clare MacKenzie
Kindergarten Teacher
City & Guilds Caring for Children BTech,
NatDip, Fashion and Textile Design

Mrs Maggie Paterson
Kindergarten Teacher
Forest School Leader Level 3,
NAMCW (National Association for Maternal and Child Welfare)

Miss Georgia Malcolm
Year 1 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

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
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 Sarah Harrison
Head of Art/Design Technology
B Ed (Hons) Cambridge University

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

Mrs Jenni Barrowman
Art/DT Teaching Assistant,
Early Years Education, Greenwich

Mrs Philippa Ledson
Kindergarten Teaching Assistant,

Miss Amy Guy
Kindergarten Teaching Assistant,

Mrs Victoria Marcelline
Kindergarten Teaching Assistant,

Mrs Karen Archibald
Reception Teaching Assistant,

Ms Claire Brown
Reception/Kindergarten Teaching Assistant,

Mrs Susan Bates
Class 1 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 Rebecca Jones
Class 2 Teaching Assistant
Dip in Pre-School Practice

Mrs Gemma Davies
Class 2 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Victoria Wyatt
Year 4 Teaching Assistant,

Mrs Ilona Hunt
Year 4 – 6 Teaching Assistant,
BA(Hons) Juris. Oxon.

Mrs Pat Whiting
Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Miss Emily McLean
Gap Year Teaching Assistant


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

Mrs Helen Greenfield
Clarinet/Saxophone Teacher
B Mus (Hons), LRAM, DPP (RAM), Dip CESMD

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

Mrs Julie Thompson
Office Manager

Miss Barbara McEvoy
School Receptionist

Mrs Sue Ringrose
Compliance Officer / Data Manager
BA (Hons) Kent

Mr Robert Fleming
Finance Manager

Mrs Wendy Allaway
Medical Assistant,
RGN, RSCN (Great Ormond Street)

Mrs Michaela Newman
IT Administrator

Catering Staff

Mrs Beverley Guy
Chef Manager

Mrs Trudi Bowen

Mrs Karen Worcester

Miss Lyanne Rye

Mrs Julie Nowers

Miss Charlene Cripps



Premises Staff

Mr Andrew Whiting
Site Manager

Mr Clive Ford

Mr Jesus Marquez

Mrs Rebecca Merchant

Mr Richard Story

Ms Sue Turner

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