Staff and Governors


The Lord Bishop of Rochester, The Rt Rev'd James Langstaff

The Governing Body

Chairman of Governors

Miss J A Shicluna, MA (Oxon)

Vice-Chair of Governors

The Very Rev'd Dr P J Hesketh, PhD, BD, AKC

Assistant Vice-Chair of Governors

Mrs R A Rouse, MSc

  • Mr B A Bell, BSc (Hons), CIMDIP, FCIM
  • The Rev'd Canon S Brewer
  • Mr M J Chesterfield
  • The Rev'd Canon C Dench
  • Mr J Franklin, BA, Dip Teach, MA Ed
  • Mrs J Glew, BA (Hons), CIMDIP, MA
  • Mr D R Graves, BA (Hons), FCA
  • Dr R J Kennett, MBE
  • Mrs R A Olley, CEd
  • The Rev'd Canon R S Phillips, MA, MPhil
  • Mr P L Rothwell, LLB (Hons)
  • The Rev'd Canon M Rushton, MA (Oxon), MA
  • Mr C R Shepherd, BSc, CEng, FICE, FRSA

The Executive Board

Mr B P H Charles, BA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of Exeter and Durham


Principal of King’s Rochester and Headmaster of the Senior School

Mr T H Morgan, BMus (Hons) RCM,

The Royal College of Music


Headmaster of the Preparatory School

Mrs C E Openshaw, MA(Ed), BEd (Hons)

The Open University and Homerton College, Cambridge 

Headmistress of the Nursery and Pre-Preparatory School

Ms D J Godwin, BA (Hons), CIMA

University of Central England

Bursar and Clerk to the Governors


Senior School

Mr B P H Charles, BA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of Exeter and Durham


Principal of King’s Rochester and Headmaster of the Senior School


Mrs B J Avenell


PA to the Principal, Secretary to the Executive Board and Office Manager

Miss N J Steel, BSc

University of Sheffield

Deputy Head (Academic)

Mr C H Page, BA

Royal Holloway College,

University of London

Deputy Head (Pastoral)

Miss H L Catlett MA

Canterbury Christ Church University

Deputy Head (Operational)

The Revd S J Padfield, MA (Hons) Bristol University


Academic Staff

  • Miss F T Ali, BA (Hons), BEd, QTS, Trent University, Canada
  • Mr Ali, BSc (Hons), University of Suffolk
  • Miss N Bent, MA, University College Falmouth
  • Miss V Burgess, BSc (Hons), University of Greenwich
  • Mr C J E Carroll, MA, PGCE, Universities of Swansea and Cambridge
  • Miss H L Catlett, MA, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Miss L E Costelloe, BA, Royal Holloway College, University of London
  • Mr P Cowan, MSc, BSc, University of London
  • Mr M E Drury, BSc, MA, University College, London, University of Greenwich
  • Mr S Fish, BA (Hons), University of Westminster, London
  • Mrs N Gould, MSc, BSc, University of East Anglia
  • Mrs E A Hanson, BSc, University of St Andrews
  • Mrs Y Z Harkin, MA, BA (Hons), PGCE, SpLD, Universities of York, South Wales and Cambridge
  • Mr G T Haslett, BSc, University of Kent at Canterbury
  • Mr M J Hebden, BA (Hons), Lancaster University
  • Mrs Y Jackson, BEng (Hons), Heriot Watt University
  • Mr S C P Janssens, BA (Hons), University of Birmingham
  • Mr S J Johnson, BEd (Hons), Nottingham Trent University
  • Mr S J Lea, BA (Hons), MBA, University College London and Leicester University
  • Miss F Lowe, BA (Hons), University of Exeter
  • Mrs C McCabe, Cert TESOL, HLTA, Universities of New South Wales and Northampton
  • Mrs E M McCarthy, BA (Hons), PGCE, University of Reading
  • Ms M McIntyre, BA, MPhil, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
  • Mr M Metcalfe, MA, BA (Hons), PGCE, Canterbury Christ Church University, Universities of  Leeds and Brighton
  • Mrs S L Miles, MA, BA (Hons), PGCE, University of Kent
  • Mr M Mitchell, MChem, Oxford University
  • Mr J Mountford, BA (Hons), University of Bristol
  • Miss C O’Kelly, Licence Langues, Université Aix-Marseille 1
  • Mrs R J Oliver, BA (Hons), PGCE, University of Kent (KIAD), West Surrey College of Art and Design and Greenwich University
  • Mr S Owen, BEd, University of Wales Caerleon
  • Mr C H Page, BA, Royal Holloway College, University of London
  • Mrs E L Parren, BSc (Hons), University of Birmingham
  • Miss S Pembroke, BSc (Hons), HND, QTS, Nottingham Trent University and University of Wales
  • Mrs A J Richter, BSc, University of Loughborough
  • Mr B W Richter, BA, University of Newcastle
  • Mr B C Rivers, BA (Hons), Brunel University
  • Mr A J Robson, BA, Central St Martin's College, University of Liverpool
  • Mrs L A Rogers, BA (Hons), University of Brighton
  • Mr D Saunders, BSc (Hons), HND, University of Nottingham
  • Miss N J Steel, BSc, University of Sheffield
  • Mr P G Stevens, BSc (Hons), University of Southampton
  • Mr D G Taylor, BA (Hons), University of Chichester
  • Dr K Thomson, PhD, MA (Hons), Universities of St Andrews and Edinburgh
  • Mrs A J Warne, MA (Hons), University of St Andrews
  • Mr C J White MSc, BSc, University of York
  • Miss L J Williams, BA (Hons), The Open University
  • Mrs N Wiltshire, BA (Hons), PGCE, University of Pau and The Adour Region and University of Lancaster

Mr M Hebden

Director of Sport (Senior School)

BA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of Lancaster and Buckingham

Major S Short RE

Combined Cadet Force Contingent Commander

Mrs A C Waite

Swimming Instructor 

BSc Christ Church University

Support Staff

Ms P Rees


Mrs B Powell

Secretary to the Senior School Deputies

Preparatory School

Mr T H Morgan, BMus (Hons) RCM,

The Royal College of Music



Mr P N Medhurst, BA, MA

Universities of Warwick and Greenwich

Deputy Headmaster

Mrs C Green, BA,
University of Sheffield
 Second Deputy

Academic Staff

  • Mr M Caithness, BSc (Hons), Bangor, University College of North Wales
  • Mrs E Cross, BA (Hons), University of Southampton
  • Mr I Flanagan, BA, UED, MPhil, University of Natal, University of Cambridge
  • Mrs L A George, BA (Hons), PGCE, Canterbury Christchurch University
  • Mrs N J Heddershaw, BEd, West Sussex Institute of Higher Education
  • Mrs J M Hines, BA, University of Southampton
  • Mr O Mahenga, AIEMA, BSc Ed, MSc, University of Derby
  • Mrs M Marshall, BSc (Hons), University of Southampton
  • Mr G J Mitchell, BA, University of Liverpool
  • Frau B Wagner, Diplomlehrer, Leipzig University
  • Mr J Waite, BSc, University of Greenwich
  • Frau M Waizenegger, Erste Staatsprufung fur das Lehramt an bayerischen Realschulen, University of Augsburg
  • Mrs S Walsh, BA, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Mrs L Whittles, BA (Hons), University of London
  • Mr B Wilton, BSc (Hons), PGCE, University of Greenwich and The Open University

Mr G J Mitchell, BA

University of Liverpool

Director of Sport (Preparatory School)

Mrs A Boyle, BEd, Cert Ed, OCR Cert

SpLD, CELTA, University of Rhodesia            

Education Support Coordinator

Teaching Assistant

  •  Miss S A Farris, OCR2, City & Guilds Level 3

Support Staff

Mrs V Bolton

Secretary to the Headmaster

Mrs S Hatchard


Pre-Preparatory School

Mrs C E Openshaw, MA(Ed), BEd (Hons)

The Open University and Homerton College, Cambridge 

Headmistress of the Nursery and

Pre-Preparatory School

Mrs K Crozer, BEd (Hons), QTS

University of Greenwich

Deputy Headmistress

Academic Staff

  • Mrs F Cross, BA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of Bristol and Surrey, LTCL, DipSpLD
  • Miss J E Farrow, BA (Hons) QTS, Canterbury Christchurch University
  • Mrs L J Green, BA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of Sheffield and Oxford
  • Miss L Harvey, BA (Hons) QTS,  Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Mrs K Heather, CertEd, West London Institute of Higher Education
  • Mrs E Johns, BA (Hons) QTS, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Mr J M P Killoran, BA (Hons), PGCE, Birmingham and Canterbury Christ Church Universities
  • Miss M Li, BA (Hons), PGCE, Universities of Bristol and Greenwich (On Maternity Leave)
  • Mr A J Parker-Bruce, BEd (Hons), University of Wolverhampton
  • Mrs A C Teague, CertEd, University of London
  • Miss E Waller, BA (Hons), QTS, Canterbury Christ Church University 

Teaching Assistants

  • Mrs S J Adams, NVQ3 and NVQ4
  • Mrs L Akerele
  • Mrs W S Black, NVQ2
  • Mrs L Burrows, City & Guilds Level 3
  • Miss L M Donnelly, City & Guilds Level 2
  • Mrs C Halmkan, NVQ2 and NVQ3
  • Mrs C Hummel
  • Miss S M Nash
  • Mrs A Oakes, BA (Hons)
  • Mrs L Owen, BA, NVQ3
  • Mrs J Pilkington, NVQ2 and NVQ3
  • Mrs S Whalin, OCR2 and NVQ3

Support Staff

Mrs J Burton Secretary to the Headmistress

Mrs E Moore

Pre-Preparatory School Office Secretary


Abendschule Staff


Miss S Howard

Abendschule Supervisor

Mrs S Adams

Mrs R Kundani

Mrs W Black

Abendschule Assistants


European Initiative


Frau K M Neubauer,

Lehramt an Grundschulen,

Didaktik des Deutschen als Zweitsprache, Nuremberg University

Junior Director of the European Initiative

Frau B Wagner, Doplomlehrer, Leipzig University

Assistant Teacher of the European Initiative


Mrs S Darby, RGM, RM, BA (Hons) Sister

S Peacock RN Child, BSc (Hons)


Admissions & Marketing

Mrs S Webb, CAM, AMDIS

Registrar and Admissions Manager
Mr L Murphy, BA (Hons), Coventry University Marketing Manager