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Babington House School Staff List

Nursery & Prep

Co-ed aged 3 - 11

Governors & Staff

Members & Associate Members of the Board of Governors

Mrs C Thomas - Staff Governor
Mr P Showell- Associate Member
Mr J Mole- Associate Member
Mr M Hannibal
Mr G Scotchbrook
Mr J Frankish
Mr C Turner - Chairman
Miss S Best - Clerk to Governors
Mrs E Channon
Mr Tim Lello
Mr J Magill
Mrs H Porter-Aslet
Mr B Roberts


Contact details for the Chair of Governors:
c/o Miss Sharon Best, Clerk to the Governors, Babington House School, Grange Drive, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5ES
Tel: 020 8467 5537


Mr T Lello, MA (Hons), FRSA, NPQH, PGCE  *(DDSL)

Senior Leadership Team
Miss S Best, BSc, MBA - Bursar
Mr P Showell, BMus (Hons), PGCE, FRSA - Head of Seniors *(DDSL)
Mr J Mole - BA (Hons), PGCE - Head of Preparatory *(DDSL)
Miss K Edwards, BEd (Hons) - Deputy Head of Preparatory *(DDSL)
Miss S McIntosh - BA (Hons) Designated Safeguarding & Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing Lead *(DSL)
Ms R Wiffen. BA(Hons), PGCE – Director of Studies

*DSL & DDSL = Designated Safeguarding Lead

Middle Leadership Team
Mrs Y Green. BSc(Hons), PGCE & NPQML - Key Stage 3 Coordinator (Years 7-9)
Ms K Elliott-Wilson. BA(Hons), PGCE - Key Stage 4 Coordinator (Years 10-11)  
Mrs G Bailey. MA, BA(Hons), PGCE - Key Stage 5 Coordinator (Sixth Form) 

Middle Leadership Team
Mrs C Thomas. BA(Hons), QTS – Early Years Coordinator (maternity leave)
Mrs B Jackson. BA(Hons), PGCE, EYTS – Early Years Coordinator (Maternity cover) 
Miss Z Cavanagh. BSc(Hons), PGCE – Key Stage 1 Coordinator 
Mr J Masters. LLB(Hons), MA, PGCE – Upper Key Stage 2 Coordinator 
Mrs J Phypers. BA(Hons), PGCE - Lower Key Stage 2 Coordinator 

Senior Department

English Department 
Dr L Stewart. BA(Hons), MA, PhD, PGCE – Head of Department 
Mr F Ball. BA(Hons), MA, PGCE 
Ms K Elliott-Wilson. BA(Hons), PGCE 
Ms D Kemp. MA, BA(Hons), PGCE 
Mathematics Department 
Mrs C Shaw. BSc(Hons), PGCE – Head of Department (maternity leave)
Mrs N Fogarty. BSc(Hons), PGCE 
Miss R Reid. BA(Hons), PGCE  - Head of Department
Mrs L Loughran. BSc (Hons), PGCE 
Science Department 
Mr N Sturt. BSc(Hons), QTS – Director of Science 
Mr C Goddard. Mchem(Hons), PGCE 
Mr A Desai. BEd(Hons) 
Mrs G Murphy. BSc (Hons), PGCE 
Ms M Dzinyak. BA(Hons), MA, PhD – Lab Technician 
Mrs N Quraishi. ONC BTEC – Lab Technician 
Geography Department 
Ms Z Piper. BEd(Hons) Cantab – Head of Department 
Mr P Farrall. BSc(Hons), MA, PGCE 
History & Politics Department 
Mrs G Bailey. BA(Hons), MA, PGCE – Head of Department 
Ms R Wiffen. BA(Hons), QTS 
Mrs D Neale BA (Hons), PGCE 
Art & Design Department 
Mrs R Carter. BA(Hons), PGCE - Head of Department  
Miss K Regan. BA(Hons), PGCE  
Miss L McColgan. BA(Hons) - Art Graduate 
Modern Foreign Languages Department 
Mme A Etaix. BA(Hons), PGCE – Head of Department 
Mrs B Santamaria. BA(Hons), MA, PGCE 
Mrs L Sastre. BA(Hons), QTS  
Mrs M Emami. BA(Hons), MA, PGCE 
Computer Science, Business and Economics Department 
Mrs J Bondswell. BSc(Hons), PGCE - Head of Department 
Mr C Igwe BA(Hons), PGCE, MA 
Music Department  
Ms G Nikula. BMus(Hons), MMus, PGCE- Head of Department 
Drama Department 
Mrs K McLeod-Jones. BA(Hons), PGCE- Head of Department 
Religious Studies Department 
Mrs M Cann. BSC (Hons), PGCE – Head of Department 
Psychology Department 
Mrs M Cann. BSC (Hons), PGCE - Head of Department 
Physical Education Department 
Miss S O'Reilly. BA(Hons), PGCE – Head of Department 
Mr D Janes. BA(Hons), PGCE 
Mrs Y Green. BSc(Hons), PGCE & NPQ 
Miss S McMullan – Sports Assistant 
Exams Officer 
Mrs K Gatland.  

Prep Department
Mrs J Baker, BSc (Hons), PGCE, MA, FRGS
Miss S Ball, BA (Hons), PGCE
Miss Z Cavanagh, BSc (Hons), PGCE
Miss K Edwards, BEd (Hons)
Miss R Davies
Miss J Hawkins, BA (Hons), QTS
Miss A Homersham, BA, PGCE
Mrs B Jackson, BA (Hons), PGCE, EYTS 
Mrs V Kennedy, BSc (Hons), PGCE
Mr J Masters, LLB (Hons), MA, PGCE
Ms K Pattison, BA (HOns), PGCE
Mrs J Phypers, BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs L Selvadurai, BSC (Hons), QTS
Mr T Unwin, BA(Hons), PGCE

Nursery and Reception
Mrs B Jackson. BA (Hons), PGCE, EYTS – EYFS Coordinator (covering Maternity Leave) 
Mrs C Thomas. BA(Hons), QTS (maternity leave) 
Miss K Gibson. Cert Early Years Education 
Mrs C Link. BA(Hons), PGCE 
Miss Z Pollentine. BA (Hons), PGCE 

PE Department
Mr D Janes, BA, PGCE
Miss S O'Reilly, BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Y Green, BSc (Hons), PGCE & NPQML
Miss S McMullan – Sports Assistant 

Peripatetic Staff - Music
Ms G Anderson
Mr L Barclay
Ms A Bursac
Mr C Evesham
Ms A Halder
Miss T James, BA (Hons)
Ms L Kellett-Baines
Ms S Koh
Mr R O'Grady, Cert HE
Ms H Roques

Learning Support Department
Miss J Hawkins, BA (Hons), QTS – SENDCO 
Ms A Eadon, NCFE level 3, BA (Hons) (maternity leave)
Mrs J Humphreys, NCFE Level 3, BSc (Hons) (maternity cover)
Mrs R Knox, NCFE Level 3
Ms D Murphy
Ms J Langford
Mrs S Prifti, NOCN level 3, SPLD OCR level 7, Specialist Dyslexia Teacher - Senior Assessment Manager
Ms L Rossetter
Miss V Sturdy, MA, BSc (Hons)
Mrs M Rowe, CYPW, HLTA
Mrs L Vause, BA (Hons), PhD

Lab Technicians
Mrs M Dzinyak, Science Technician
Ms N Quraishi, 

Teaching Assistants
Ms Holly Banks
Ms Juliet Bowden
Mrs J Broncz, NVQ level 3
Mrs C Butler, BA Early Years
Mrs M Edwards, NVQ level 2
Mrs T Follett, CYPW Diploma level 3
Ms J Grove, BTEC Diploma Early Years
Mrs S Harradine-Cardwell, BA (Hons), HLTA
Mrs S Lockett, HLTA
Miss H McKeown
Ms J Michael
Mrs M Morton, NVQ level 2
Mrs S Mwenya, NFCE level 4, HLTA
Mr J Nieboer
Mrs S Roberts, Level 3 Diploma in Childcare
Mrs M Rowe, CYPW, HLTA
Mrs N Russo, NCFE level 3, Diploma Special Needs, HLTA
Ms B Wedderburn
Mrs P Wilson, NFCE level 3
Mrs J Woodley, NVQ level 3

Mid-Day Supervisors
Ms K Durmush
Mrs V Gallafent
Ms L Hardwick
Ms F Joannou
Miss M McCann, Senior Mid-Day Supervisor
Ms R McDermott
Miss A Pacitto
Ms K Priestley
Mrs C Roberts
Mrs D Thind

Breakfast Club Supervisors
Ms M Freitas
Ms S Lockett, HLTA
Mrs M Rowe, CYPW, HLTA

After-School Club Supervisors
Ms V Gallafent
Ms H Banks
Ms C Butler
Ms M Dzinyak
Ms M Freitas
Mrs R Knox
Mrs S Lockett
Miss M McCann, Homework Club Supervisor
Ms S Roberts
Ms J Rodgers
Ms D Thind
Mrs P Wilson, NFCE level 3
Ms F Joannou
Ms A Richardson

Marketing & HR Strategy
Mrs O Greenaway, BA (Hons) - Marketing Manager
Mrs V Nelson, Assoc CIPD - HR Manager

Mrs J Bainbridge - Assistant Bursar
Mrs K Beach - Finance Assistant 
Miss C Bonds - PA to Head of Prep
Mrs E Elliott - PA to Head of Seniors
Mrs S A Ewing - PA to the Headmaster & Office Manager
Mrs E Lewis - Administrator/Receptionist 
Miss E Hughes - Intern Receptionist
Miss S James, LLB - Admissions Registrar 
Ms L Margetts - Finance & Administration Assistant
Mrs S Mean - Music Administrator & Old Babingtonians Administrator
Mrs K Taylor, BA (Hons), PG (Dip) - Careers Adviser
Mrs S Zoccola - Administrator/Receptionist

Mrs E Paterson - Head of Careers

Pastoral Team
Mrs K Collings. BACP- School Counsellor
Ms Z Hicks-John - BSc (Hons), SPCN, School Nurse *(DDSL)

Caretakers & Mini Bus Staff
Mr R Callaghan - Site Supervisor 
Mr M Gorman - Part-time Caretaker
Mrs J Parker - Assistant Caretaker 
Mrs A Richardson - Traffic Monitor
Mr A Roberts-  Part-time Caretaker
Mr M Taylor - Part-time Caretaker

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“Pupils are encouraged to think for themselves”
ISI Inspectors

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Sports Day
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“Pupils demonstrate high levels of self-discipline and resilience and the ability to persevere.”
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“You can’t have a life without art, how dull would life be”
Head of Art

Holiday Club
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Trips and Outings
Trips & Outings
Trips & Outings


“Pupils record considerable success in extra-curricular activities.”
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Before and After School Care
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Healthy Eating
Healthy Eating
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"Babington is an ideal destination for the children of working parents with excellent extended day and holiday club provision".