Teaching Staff

Westminster School teaching staff list by academic departments

Teaching Staff

Teaching staff for Academic Year 2021 - 2022
* denotes a Head of Department † denotes a Housemaster

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Art

Dr Elisa Alaluusua (EA)
Mr Jim Allchin (JLA) — Head of Art  *
Mr Simon Crow (SJC)
Mr John Woodman (JGW)

Classics

Dr Tasos Aidonis (AA) — Director of Upper School
Mr Benedict Gravell (BEJG) — Upper School Expeditions; Head of Public Examinations
Ms Rowena Hewes (RCH)
Mr Joseph Ireland (JAI)
Dr Duncan McCombie (DJM) — Head of Classics  *
Mr Andrew Mylne (AEAM)

Computer Science

Mr Andrew Mulholland (ACM)
Miss Sam Page (SP) — Head of Computer Science  *

Drama & Theatre Studies

Mr Peter Chequer (PJC) — Director of Drama  *
Miss Annie Graham-Brown (AGB) — Academic Drama
Mr Geraint Owen (GLO) — Director in Residence
Mr Paul Tully (PCT) — Head of Academic Drama  *

Economics

Mr Nick Fair (NAF)  †
Mr Marwan Mikdadi (MRM)
Mrs Lisa Newton (LJN) — Head of Economics  *
Ms Holly Wagstaff (HEW) — Head of Fifth Form

Electronics

Dr Ransford Agyare-Kwabi (RAK)  †
Mr Michael Collier (MJC) — Head of Electronics  *
Mrs Lydia Timpson (LXT) — Head of International Universities

English

Mrs Edel-Anne Bailey (EAB)
Ms Sam Clarkson (SEC)  †
Dr Tom Durno (TED) — Head of English  *
Ms Abigail Farr (AEF) — Director of Teaching and Learning
Miss Lucy Freeland (LJF)
Mr Solomon Hardwick (SAH)
Mrs Vivienne Horsfield (VEH) — Deputy Head (Co-Curriculum, Events and Planning)
Mr James Kazi (JHK) — Under Master
Mr Keith Tompkins (KDT)
Miss Rebecca Wait (RSW)

Geography

Miss Emma Blakemore (EVB) — Head of RSHE and Wellbeing  *
Ms Julia Hughes (JJH) — Head of Geography  *
Mr Simon Wurr (SDW) — Guidance and Work Experience Coordinator

History

Ms Helena Barton (HLB) — Head of Sixth Form
Dr Giles Brown (GPAB)
Mr Tom Edlin, OW (TPJE)  †
Dr Richard Huscroft (RMH) — Head of History  *
Mr Gareth Mann (GDM) — The Master of The Queen’s Scholars  †
Dr Mark Parry (MRP)
Mr David Riches (CDR) — Sports Centre Director; Head of Lower School Expeditions; PE  *
Dr Gary Savage (GJS) — Head Master
Dr Gabrielle Ward-Smith (GDWS)

History of Art

Ms Rosa Goodman (RG) — Head of UCAS
Mr Benjamin Walton (BDW)  †

Information Technology

Mr Richard Hindley (RJH) — Director of Digital Strategy and IT  *

Learning Development

Ms Kathryn Ireland (KEI) — Head of Learning Development  *
Dr Kevin Smith (KWS)
Mrs Carol Tempestilli-Sarti (CMLT)

Mathematics

Mr Kevin Au (KYA)
Mr Andrew Bottomley (ADB)
Miss Polly Brownlee (FPB) — Head of Mathematics  *
Mr Iain Butler ( ITB)
Mr Dyfan Coles (DWFC)
Mr Michael Davies (MCD)
Mr Fraser Elliott (FDE)
Mr Giles Hayter (GADH)
Dr Nickolas Kalivas (NGK)
Mr Thomas Kennedy (TAK)
Dr Jonathan Matthews ( JM) — Head of Lower School Activities
Mr Ezra Lutton ( EL) — Head of Lower Shell; Lower & Upper Shell RSHE and Wellbeing Lead
Dr Nicholas Simons (NJS)
Mr Peter Smith (PCLS)
Mr Andrew Tolley (ACT) — Head of Data and Timetable
Dr Rob Wagner (RCW)
Ms Helen Wang (HMW)

Modern Languages

Mrs Catalina Ángel Madrid (CAM) — Spanish Assistant
Miss Léopoldine Apra (LA) — French Assistant
Dr Sander Berg (SJB)
Dr Sébastien Blache (SGB) — Head of French  *
Ms Xin Dane (XD) — Chinese Assistant
Ms Gema Franco (GFC) — Head of International Pupils
Mrs Alex Griffiths ( AKG) — Head of German  *
Mr Oliver Hopwood (OTWH) — Head of Modern Languages  *
Mr Nick Hulme (NCH) — Head of Upper Shell; Head of Spanish  *
Mr Geran Jones (GKJ)
Ms Clare Leech (CML) — Deputy Head (Academic)
Mrs Franca Lofts (FL)
Mrs Lynne MacMahon (LDM)
Mr Nick Massey (NPM) — Upper School RSHE and Wellbeing Lead; Head of Russian  *
Miss Claire Mesmin (CJTM) — French Assistant
Mr Jorge Morollón de Andrés (JMA) — Spanish Assistant
Mr Kevin Neuroth (KN) — German Assistant
Mrs Junko Rogers (JR)
Mr Brian Smith (BJS)  †
Ms Haitong Wang (HW)
Dr John Witney (JCW)

Music

Mr Tim Garrard (TDG) — Director of Music  *
Mr Michael Heighway (MKJH) — Assistant Director of Music; Head of Academic Music  *
Mr Guy St J Hopkins (GStH) — Registrar
Mr Giordan Price (GPJP)

Physical Education

Mr James Kershen, OW (JDK) — Director of Sport; Head of Remove
Mr David Riches (CDR) — Sports Centre Director; Head of Lower School Expeditions; PE  *

Product Design

Ms Joanna Chidgey (JC)
The Revd Dan Warnke (DJW) — Chaplain

RSHE and Wellbeing

Miss Emma Blakemore (EVB) — Head of RSHE and Wellbeing  *
Mr Nick Massey (NPM) — Upper School RSHE and Wellbeing Lead; Head of Russian  *
Mr Ezra Lutton ( EL) — Head of Lower Shell; Lower & Upper Shell RSHE and Wellbeing Lead

Science

Mr Ryan Anderson ( RDA)
Mr Paul Botton (PAB)
Mr Matthew Bradshaw (MRB)  †
Mr Jack Chapman (JPC) — UCAS Adviser
Ms Bhavna Choraria (BC)  †
Mr Ed Coward (ETAC) — New Staff & Review Coordinator; Head of Chemistry  *
Dr Dario Duo (DD)
Miss Gilly French (GMF) — Review Coordinator; Head of Volunteering; CR President
Dr Paul Hartley (PAH) — Head of Biology  *
Ms Rino Iida (RI)
Dr Miranda Jones ( MJ) — DoE Award Scheme (Gold)
Ms Susan Joyce (SMJ) — Phab Coordinator  †
Mr Jeremy Kemball (JJK) — Deputy Head (Boarding, Diversity and Inclusion, Partnerships)
Mr Chris Kingcombe (CMCK)  †
Mr Rob Morgan (REM) — Director of Platform and Widening Access
Mr Matthew Perrins (MWDP)
Dr Helen Prentice (HJP) — DoE Award Scheme (Gold); Head of Physics  *
Mr Sirio Quintavalle (SWQ)
Mrs Lydia Timpson (LXT) — Head of International Universities
Mr Charles Ullathorne (CJRU) — Head of Science  *
Prof. Kevin Walsh (KAPW) — Astronomer-in-Residence

Theology and Philosophy

Mrs Edel-Anne Bailey (EAB)
Mr Stephen Bailey (STB) — Horizons and John Locke Coordinator; Head of Theology and Philosophy  *
Mr Teehan Page (TDP)
Prof. Kevin Walsh (KAPW) — Astronomer-in-Residence
The Revd Dan Warnke (DJW) — Chaplain
Mr Thomas Woodrooffe (TDWW) — Head of Options and Cultural Perspectives

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