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Staff

Staff

Prep School Staff

Our dedicated team of teachers educate, inspire and support pupils in every facet of school life. Please see the staff list below.

To contact the Prep School, please call 020 7267 6266 and select option 3, or email prep.reception@northbridgehouse.com.

If you would like to receive details of staff qualifications, please contact the Prep School via prep.reception@northbridgehouse.com.

Cognita Director of Education (Chair of Governors): David Baldwin

Senior Leadership Team (SLT)

James Stenning

James Stenning

Head Teacher

James became Head of North Bridge House Prep School in September 2018.  James grew up in Kenya and spent five years at boarding school in Somerset. Following a degree in Economics and Spanish he work...

Tom Le Tissier

Tom Le Tissier

Deputy Head Teacher

Tom joined NBH from Duncombe Prep School in Hertfordshire where he was Deputy Head, Director of Teaching and Learning and Online Safeguarding Lead. He is an experienced practitioner having taught thro...

Catherine Ralph

Catherine Ralph

Assistant Head (Head of Upper School)

Catherine joined North Bridge House Prep School in January 2019 and has taken up the role of Assistant Head (Upper School) this academic year. Catherine grew up and went to school in London. She compl...

Aidan Taylor

Aidan Taylor

Assistant Head (Head of Middle School)

As Assistant Head (Middle School), Aidan oversees teaching, learning and pastoral care in Years 5 and 6. He has worked as an Assistant Head, Maths Coordinator and class teacher in primary schools in N...

Veronika Shelley

Veronika Shelley

Assistant Head (Head of Lower School)

Veronika oversees teaching, learning and pastoral care in Years 3 and 4 at the Prep School, as well as the Learning Support Department. She joined the Prep School from NBH Senior Canonbury where she w...

Ray Irving

Ray Irving

Assistant Head (Co-Curriculum) and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Penelope Lee

Penelope Lee

Senior Teacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

In addition to her SLT role, supporting staff across the school with pastoral matters, Penny teachers English and Maths to boys in Years 6 and 8. Penny began her own education at Stepping Stones, n...

Staff Position
Dillie BariaHead of Digital Learning & Computing
Richard BranchDirector of Sport
Simon Columb Head of Art
Joanna Dawson Head of Music
Céline MaillardHead of Languages
Colin KingHead of History
Caroline KnightHead of Geography and PRE, Form Tutor
Juliette McGirrHead of English, Form Tutor
Peta ProbstHead of Learning Support
Shannon RodgersHead of Science and Deputy Head of Upper School
Maggie SzczygielskaHead of Maths
Amy CoadHead of Girls Games
Simon White Head of Drama
Jessica ColledgeActing Head of Year 3 (Maternity Cover)
Matt Lockwood Deputy Head of Upper School, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead and Teacher of PE & Games
Carli MayHead of Year 3 (Maternity Leave)
Alice PolglazeHead of Year 4
Dana VivianHead of Year 6, Teacher of English & Maths and Future Schools Coordinator
Juliette WoodsHead of Year 5, Teacher of English and Drama
Hamish CooperTeacher of Games and PE, Form Tutor
Alana DelaneyTeacher of English
Hettie FeilerTeacher of Music (Maternity Cover)
Christian ForsdykeTeacher of Latin
Joseph GrahameTeacher of Art (Part-time)
Helen GreenhamAssistant Head of Music, Teacher of Music
Zoi LianouTeacher of Languages
Miroslava MalaTeacher of Music (Maternity Leave)
Li ManTeacher of Languages
Deon McNeeTeacher of Mathematics, Geography and Games
Brenda PizziTeacher of Maths, English & Science and Lead on PSHE
Laurie Power Teacher of Science
Kelig SasseryTeacher of Languages
Suzan SoniTeacher of Mathematics
Raquel Soto-MarinTeacher of Languages
Aaron YeungTeacher of Mathematics
Kendal Barrett-BrownYear 4 Teacher
Ambra CrespiLearning Assistant
Aniela DunfordLearning Assistant
Ben FosterYear 4 Teacher
Nikki GodfreyLearning Assistant
Sonia GomezYear 3 Teacher and Assistant Head of Learning Support
Lenka Gryzova Learning Assistant
Marilyne Guillaumont Learning Assistant
Sinead Holt Teacher of Year 3 and Educational Visits Coordinator
Stephen KnibbsYear 3 Teacher
Sara Page-TowersSenior Learning Assistant
Camille PurcellYear 4 Teacher
Lynz SmithLearning Assistant
Kyra Truasheim Year 4 Teacher
Alfredo AbreuCaretaker
Joseph GrahameArts Technician (Part-time)
Sue HillLibrarian
Alan KeaneFacilities Manager
Leila ParsonsCover Supervisor
Pavinder UbhiScience Technician (Part-Time)
Rita CapaldoCatering Manager
Iulia CeptureanuData Manager
Rob DalyOffice Manager
Rob RussellReceptionist
Martin FilkinsBusiness Manager
Kevin McIneryIT Technician
Zoe Menendez BuickSenior Receptionist, Attendance Officer
Alison MileyRegistrar
Sue SabinPA to Headteacher, HR, Recruitment Coordinator and SCR Champion

North Bridge House Schools

Nursery & Pre-Prep School Contact Numbers

Nursery general number
020 7267 6266 Option 1
Pre-Prep general number
020 7267 6266 Option 2
Admission number
020 7428 1520

Prep School Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266 Option 3
Admission number
020 7428 1520

Senior Hampstead Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266 Option 4
Admission number
020 7428 1520

Senior Canonbury Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266 Option 5
Admission number
020 7428 1520

North Bridge House Schools

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Nursery & Pre-Prep School West Hampstead Contact Numbers

General number
020 7267 6266
Admission number
020 7428 1520