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Staff

Staff

Senior and Sixth Form Canonbury Staff

North Bridge House Canonbury has a dedicated and passionate team of teachers who provide a stimulating curriculum tailored to each pupil’s needs, as well as careers guidance, university preparation and outstanding pastoral provision.

Scroll down to find out more about the staff at North Bridge House Senior School & Sixth Form, or to receive staff qualifications, please email canonbury@northbridgehouse.com.

To contact the school, please call 020 7267 6266 and select option 5 or email canonbury@northbridgehouse.com.

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

 

Jonathan Taylor

Jonathan Taylor

Head Teacher

A regular speaker at educational conferences and contributor to the national media on issues relating to schooling and teenage behaviour, Jonathan possesses extensive experience across a range of educ...

Amanda Ross-Scott

Amanda Ross-Scott

Assistant Head and SENCO

Amanda is a highly experienced and well qualified SEN practitioner. She was previously Head of Learning Support at City of London School for nine years before joining NBH Canonbury in 2015. She has a ...

Charlotte Tassell-Dent

Charlotte Tassell-Dent

Assistant Head (Pastoral), Head of Middle School

Charlotte joined North Bridge House Canonbury when it opened in September 2014. She holds a BSc. in Geography, a Masters degree in Education and a second Masters degree in Special Educational Needs. ...

Sean Doherty

Sean Doherty

Director of Teaching and Learning, Head of Science

Sean is an experienced teacher, Head of Department and school leader.  He holds a BEd in Secondary Science Education (University of Alberta) and a MA in Science Education (UCL).  Sean has been accre...

Alex Margerison

Alex Margerison

Head of Upper School, Teacher of Mathematics

Before joining North Bridge House, Alex spent seven years working as a pastoral leader, teacher of mathematics and house parent at Ripon Grammar School. He holds a BSc. in Mathematics, PGCE in Seconda...

Veronika Shelley

Veronika Shelley

Head of Lower School, Learning Support Coordinator

BA (Hons) Palacky University, Czech Republic; PGCE NASENCo Roehampton University, PGDip University College London

Susana Bailey

Susana Bailey

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages

BA (Hons) The Open University, PGCE King's College London.

Sarah Brodie

Sarah Brodie

Teacher of History

BA (Hons) University of Bristol, PGCE (History) University College London Institute of Education

Kate Butchart

Kate Butchart

Librarian

MA University of Oxford; MA and PGCE Secondary, Birkbeck

Hannah Capron

Hannah Capron

Teacher of Art

BA (Hons) Winchester School of Art, MA Kingston University, PGCE University College London

Annabel Crocker-Mellor

Annabel Crocker-Mellor

School Counsellor 

Gdip Therapeutic Counselling, Hackney College, London

Michael Demetriou

Michael Demetriou

Teacher of Economics

BSc (Hons) London School of Economics, PGCE (Social Sciences) University of Leicester

Miltos Dikaros

Miltos Dikaros

Teacher of Psychology

MSc London School of Economics, BSc (Hons) Middlesex University, PGCE University of Greenwich

Katharina Donn

Katharina Donn

Teacher of English

PhD National Academic Foundation Germany; MA (English Literature), MA (History) Augsburg University

Tim Farley

Tim Farley

Head of Mathematics

MMath (Hons) University of East Anglia, PGCE University College London Institute of Education

Christian Forsdyke

Christian Forsdyke

Teacher of Latin

MA (Cantab), GDL (City), GDip Classical Studies (KCL), QTS

Francesca Germer

Francesca Germer

Teacher of Mathematics

MSci University of Bath, PGCE (Secondary Mathematics) University of Bath

Jenny Harold

Jenny Harold

Teacher of Science

BSc (Hons) University of Leeds, PGCE King's College London

Nicola Hunt

Nicola Hunt

Teacher of Science

BSc (Hons) and MSc University College London, PGCE Institute of Education

Francis Joseph

Francis Joseph

Teacher of Science

BSc (Hons) University of Manchester, PGCE University of Bristol

Kuan-Ying Lu

Kuan-Ying Lu

Teacher of Mandarin

PgD School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), MEd University of Bristol

Javier Martin-Navis

Javier Martin-Navis

Head of MFL and Teacher of Spanish

BA (Hons) Universidad de Malaga, Spain

Craig McDonald

Craig McDonald

Teacher of English

BA (Hons) King's College London, MA University College London

John Medlicott

John Medlicott

Teacher of Biology

Bsc (Hons) University of Nottingham, PGCE Exeter University

Philippa Millward

Philippa Millward

Teacher of French

MA (Oxon) Modern Languages, PGCE

Ladea Michelsen

Ladea Michelsen

Head of Geography

BSc (Hons) University of Sheffield, PGCE Goldsmith’s University of London

James Lamb

James Lamb

Teacher of Mathematics

BEng (Hons) University of Glasgow, MSc University of Ulster, PGCE King’s College London

James Murray

James Murray

Head of Music

Bmus (Hons) Royal Academy of Music, Mperf (Dist.) Royal College of Music  

Dan O’Neil

Dan O’Neil

Head of PE

BA (Hons) Physical Education, PGCE Physical Education

Judith Parks

Judith Parks

Head of Drama and Theatre Studies

BA (Hons) University of Oxford, MA Middlesex University, PostGradDip Guildford School of Acting and Dance, PGCE University of Roehampton

Isabella Richardson

Isabella Richardson

Head of English

BA (Hons) University of Kent, PGCE Canterbury Christchurch University

Ivan Stroud

Ivan Stroud

Head of Art

BA (Hons) Wimbledon School of Art, PGCE University College London Institute of Education

Ellen Swingler

Ellen Swingler

Art Technician

BTEC Foundation Diploma, University of the Creative Arts; BA (Hons), Bristol School of Art (UWE)

Harriet Taylor

Harriet Taylor

Head of History

BA (Hons) History University of Reading; PGCE Goldsmiths College, University of London

Zak Thomas

Zak Thomas

Teacher of Geography and Science

BSc (Hons) University of Reading, PGCE University College London

Dinali Ambawatte

Dinali Ambawatte

Science Technician

BSc (Hons) University of Pune, India; MA University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Yasmeen Labyad

Yasmeen Labyad

Exams Officer

BA (Hons) University of Hertfordshire

Belinda Quested

Belinda Quested

Staff Administrator

BA (Hons) University of York

Tola Bakare

Tola Bakare

Receptionist

BA (Hons) University of Hertfordshire

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