Shrewsbury School

Teaching Staff

Staff may be contacted by email as - initials are given in brackets after the names. If different, their name will appear rather than initials which can be used to contact staff on.

Heads of Faculties are shown in bold.

You may also wish to see the main contact page, or the House contact pages.

Roxanne Adams (RWA, Business, Politics) B.Ec., B.Ed., University of Tasmania, Australia
Grace Ansell (GA, Head of English as an Additional Language (EAL), Chinese) M.A. National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; Cert. (ES) TESOL, The College of Teachers, Cheshire
Jerome Armstrong (JCA, Maths) M.A., late Scholar of St John’s College, Oxford
Rose Arrol (RFA, English as an Additional Language (EAL)) B.A., Wolverhampton

George Bandy (GGB, English) M.A., Birmingham
Andy Barnard (ASB, Geography, Housemaster) B.A., Liverpool Polytechnic; P.G.C.E., Loughborough University
Matthew Barrett (MWDB, Economics, Business Studies, Housemaster) B.Sc., Aston University; M.A., Middlesex University
Richard Barrett (RB, Physics, Safeguarding Team) M.Sc., Ph.D., Birmingham
Giles Bell (GJFB, Philosophy & Theology, Senior Admissions Tutor) B.A., St Chad's College, Durham
Henry Bennett (HOMB, Philosophy and Theology) M.A., Collingwood College, Durham
Morgan Bird (MCB, Philosophy & Theology, Housemaster) B.A, University of Nottingham
Andrew Briggs (ADB, Head of Science, Head of Chemistry) B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Newcastle, M.R.S.C., A.C.I.E.A.
Helen Brown (HRB, Acting Deputy Head (Co-Curricular, Director of Drama) M.A. Merton College, Oxford; Ph.D., University of York, F.T.C.L.

Lucy Caddel (LAC, Head of Art) B.A. University of Newcastle
Richard Case (RAJC, Biology, Housemaster) B.Sc., University of Leeds; Ph.D., University of Hull
Matthew Clark (MDHC, Classics, Sixth Form Admissions Tutor) M.A., Balliol College, Oxford
Ceri-Lyn Cissone Hunter (CLC, Drama) B.A., Guildhall; PgDip, Royal Academy of Music
Chris Cook (CEC, History) M.A., University of Wales, Cardiff
Seb Cooley (SKPC, Maths, Physics) MEng., University of Warwick
Louisa Corcoran (LAEC, Head of Politics, History) B.A., University of Bristol
Stuart Cowper (SHC, Spanish, French, Head of Partnership & Community Engagement) M.A., Christ Church, Oxford
Martin Cropper (MC, Senior Master & Director of Admissions, Maths) M.A., The Queen’s College, Oxford
Aislinn Currie-Jordan (ARCJ, Biology) M.Sc., Ph.D., University of Liverpool

Nick David (NPD, Business Studies, Economics, Director of Activities) B.Sc., M.R.I.C.S., University of the West of England
Gwenan Davies (GMD, Head of Girls' Cricket) B.Sc., University of Loughborough
Jenny Davies (JD, Maths) B.Sc., Loughborough University
Emma Davis (EJD, Head of Physical Education, Safeguarding Team) B.A., St Mary's Twickenham
Adam Duncan (ARD, Economics, Housemaster) B.A., University of Exeter
Mark Elliot (MSE, Head of Astronomy & EPQ, Physics) M.A., Peterhouse, Cambridge; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, C.Phys., M.Inst.P.
Cathy English (CE, Learning Support) B.A., Edge Hill University
Rhodri Evans (RFE, Geography) B.Sc. University of Loughborough
Henry Exham (HSME, Biology, Head of Digital Learning, Housemaster) B.Sc., University of Bristol
Chloe Fagan (CDF, English) B.A., Royal Holloway, University of London; M.A., College of St Hild and St Bede, Durham
Henry Farmer (HPF, Modern Languages, Head of Pupil Welfare (PSD), Safeguarding Team) B.A., University of Liverpool

Tom Fitton (RTF, Maths) M. Eng, College of St Hild & St Bede, Durham
Paul Fitzgerald (PGF, Head of Classics) M.A., Brasenose College, Oxford
Sara Fletcher (SF, Biology) B.Sc., University of Keele
Steve Fox (SAAF, Geography) B.A., Grey College, Durham
James Fraser-Andrews (JRFA, English) M.A., Trinity College, Cambridge; M.Mus., University of London

Jarrod Gabbitas (JAG, Art) B.A., University of Birmingham; M.A., University of Sussex
Hannah Gale (HLG, Chemistry) B.Sc., University of Leeds
Sam Grant (sgrant, Senior Rowing Coach) B.Sc., Hertfordshire, M.Sc., Brunel
Sam Griffiths (SCG, History, Politics, Housemaster) B.A., University of Northumbria; M.Sc. University of Edinburgh

Martin Hansen (MHH, Maths) B.Sc., Heriot-Watt University; B.A., Open University
Alistair Harden (AFH, Classics) M.A., Christ Church, Oxford, Ph.D., Reading
Myles Harding (MJH, Economics and Business Studies) B.A., Nottingham University, A.C.A.,
Stewart Harrison (SMH, History of Art) B.A., University of Wales; M.A., Open University
Ian Haworth (IPH, History) M.A., Manchester University
Emily Higgins (ECH, Modern Languages) B.A., St Mary’s College, Durham
Will Hughes (WAH, P.E., Housemaster) B.A., University of Northumbria
Athol Hundermark (ATH, Geography) B.Sc., Rhodes University, South Africa

Marcus Johnson (MDBJ, Maths, Head of Pupil Behaviour) B.A., University of the West of England
Martin Johnson (MPJ, Head of Maths) M.A., Clare College, Cambridge, M.Sc., Birkbeck
David Joyce (DMJ, Music) Dip.R.C.M., A.R.C.M., Royal College of Music

Paul Kaye (PAK, Head of ICT & Computing) B.Eng., University of Bristol
Colm Kealy (CWK, Head of Business) B.Comm., University College, Dublin
Revd Andy Keulemans (AK, Chaplain, Philosophy & Theology) B.Sc, University of Aberystwyth; B.Th., University of Nottingham
Victoria Kirk (VLK, Chemistry) B.Sc., University of Nottingham

Dr Richard Kowenicki (RAK, Deputy Head (Academic), Chemistry) MSci PhD, Trinity Hall, Cambridge 

Sarah Latcham (SGL, Classics) B.A., University College, London

David Law (DAL, English) B.A., Lancaster University; M.A. University College, London; Ph.D., Lancaster University
Kristina Leslie (KL, Head of English) B.A., University of Birmingham
Amy Livingstone (AHL, Deputy Head of Learning Support) M.A., University of Edinburgh; R.S.A.
Kevin Lloyd (KML, Head of Design & Technology) B.A. Loughborough University, M.A. Central Saint Martin's College of Art & Design
Jeremy Lucas (JVL, Mathematics, Head of Third Form) LL.B., University of Manchester; B.Sc., Open University

Harry Mackridge (HGM, History, Head of Academic Innovation) M.A., Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Jackie Matthews (JAM, Biology) B.Sc., University of Reading
Frazer Matthews-Bird (FMB, Geography) B.Sc. University of Liverpool; Ph.D., Open University
Kayleigh Maw (KMM, Assistant Director of Sport) B.A., Liverpool John Moores University
Maria McKenzie (MLM, Assistant Director of Music) B.Mus. Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, M.Mus.(Perf) Royal Northern College of Music. L.T.C.L.
Heather McClelland (HLM, German) B.A., St Hilda’s College, Oxford, M.A., Manchester
Paul Merricks-Murgatroyd (PAMM, Head of Economics) B.A., University of Newcastle
Emma Micklewright (EDM, Biology) B.A., The Queen’s College, Oxford; M.A., University of Sheffield
Peter Middleton (PJM, Acting Senior Deputy Head, English) B.A., University of Bristol
Karen Mitchell (KVM, Head of Learning Support) M.A. (Sp.L.D), Edge Hill University, Dip. Ed. (Sp.L.D.), A.P.C.
Sam Mitchell (smitchell, Lead Athletic Development Coach) M.Sc. Gloucestershire University
Adam Morris (APM, Spanish) B.A., University of Aberystwyth
Torin Morgan (TSM, Head of Biology) B.Sc., University of Exeter; Ph.D., University of Southampton
Andrew Murray (AXM, Chemistry) B.Sc., Liverpool Hope University
Gail Murray (GEM, Learning Support) B.Sc., Southampton University, PGCert.SpLD, AMDBA, APC

Dan Nicholas (DAGN, History, Classics, Prep School Liaison) B.A., Grey College, University of Durham; M.A., Cranfield
Ella Nieper (enieper, Graduate Sports Coach) B.Sc., Bath

Charles Oakley (CWO, Maths, Head of Academic Administration) M.Math., D.Phil., late Scholar of Corpus Christi College, Oxford

Jane Pattenden (JLP, Physics) M.A., D.Phil., St Hilda’s College, Oxford
Paul Pattenden (PP, Physics, Head of Elite University Application) M.A., D.Phil., C. Phys,. M.Inst.P., St John's College, Oxford
Ian Payne (IWP, Maths) B.Sc, King's College London; M.A. Kingston
Huw Peach (HRWP, Head of German) B.A., Hertford College, Oxford
Anna Peak (ARP, Deputy Head (Pastoral), Geography, Designated Safeguarding Lead) B.A. University of Exeter
Sally Pearson (SEP, English, Safeguarding Team) B.A., York, M.A., University College, London
Ana Pedraza (APR, Head of Spanish) M.A., University of Madrid
Andrew Pembleton (ASP, Director of Sport) B.Sc., Loughborough University
Audrey Pergod (APP, French Fellow) M.A., Savoie
Toby Percival (TPP, Classics, Head of Higher Education) M.A., late scholar of St Cuthbert’s Society, University of Durham
Nicola Perkins (NJP, Design and Technology) B.Sc., Sheffield Hallam University
Emily Pitchford (EAP, Art, Photography) B.A., Manchester
Heidi Pook (HEP, Learning Support) B.A., Liverpool University, OCR Dip SpLD
Dimitri Portier (DP, French, Head of Sixth Form) M.A., D.E.A., University of Bordeaux
Naomi Pritchard (NMP, Business Studies, Admissions Tutor) B.A., University of the West of England, P.G.Dip

William Reynolds (WRR, Design & Technology, Housemaster) B.Sc., Sheffield Hallam University
Mark Roberts (DMR, Mathematics & Computing) B.Sc, M.Ed., Open University
Toby Rudkin (TFR, Head of Girls’ Rowing) B.Sc. Anglia Ruskin University
Peter Rudge (PJBR, Head of History) B.A., Van Mildert College, Durham, B.A., Hughes Hall, Cambridge
Alexandra Schmaller-Russell (AZR, German) B.A., Teesside University; MSc., Kellogg College, Oxford; PGDip
Oliver Russell (OJR, Head of Geography) M.A. Girton College, Cambridge; M.Phil., Churchill College, Cambridge; F.R.G.S

Mark Schofield (MS, Chemistry) B.Sc., University of Liverpool
Adam Shantry (ajshantry, Cricket Professional) P.G.Dip. (University of Gloucestershire)
Samantha Shantry (SLMS, Maths) B.Sc., University of Cardiff
Chris Shelley (cshelley, Music, Music Technology) B.A., Open University, H.N.C., Minst.A.M. (Dip)
William Simper (WMS, Biology) B.Sc., University of Reading
Mike Skipper (MSS, Head of Academic Music) B.Mus., Rhodes University, South Africa
Adam Smiter (AS, Physics) M.Sci., University of Nottingham
Amy Smiter (AES, Head of Physics) M.Sci., University of Nottingham
Rubia Rose Southcott (RRS, Art Fellow) B.A., Christ Church, Oxford
Annabel Stevens (amstevens, Graduate Sports Coach) B.Sc., Oxford Brookes

Lauren Temple (LRT, English, Housemistress) B.A., Worcester College, Oxford
Frank Tickner (FWT, English) B.A., Birmingham
Julie Till (JHT, Learning Support) B.A., University of Birmingham, RSA/OCR Dip.Sp.L.D
Mike Tonks (MJT, Philosophy & Theology, Head of Guardianship and International Family Liaison) B.A., University of Newcastle

Thane Warburg (TDJW, Modern Languages) M.A., Downing College, Cambridge
Rebecca Weatherstone (RBW, Head of French) B.A., Somerville College, Oxford
Nicholas Welch (NJW, Maths) B.Sc., University of Warwick
Emma Wheeler (EJW, Head of Philosophy & Theology) M.A., Worcester College, Oxford; M.A., University College, London
Tim Whitehead (TCW, French, Head of Modern Languages) B.A., University College, London
Stephen Wilderspin (SPW, Physical Education, Master i/c Football) B.Ed., De Montford University
Jacob Williams (JEOW, Science Fellow) MSc., Bangor
Sara Williams (SEW, Chemistry, Head of Middle School) M.Chem., University of Bradford
Stephen Williams (SJW, Director of Music) B.A., University of Leeds
Benedict Wilson (BJW, Head of Choral Music) B.A., M.Mus., Magdalene College, Cambridge
Clare Wilson (CHLW, Philosophy & Theology, Housemistress) B.A. Collingwood College, Durham
Rob Wilson (RMW, Maths) M.Eng., M.A. Collingwood College, Durham
Leo Winkley (Headmaster) M.A., Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford; M.Ed., P.G. Cert. Bus. Admin., Open University
Rachael Witcombe (RW, Design & Technology) B.Sc. Nottingham Trent University
Grace Woo (GYYW, Chemistry) M.Sc., Imperial College, London
Cordula Wordie (CIUW, German Assistant) T.E.F.L., University of Münster; A.C.E.S., University of Edinburgh
David Wray (DMW, Chemistry, Head of Science Outreach) M.A., St John's College, Oxford
John Wright (JJCW, Geography; Housemaster) B.Sc., University of Bristol
Anita Wyatt (AJW, Art, Housemistress) B.A., Birmingham City University

Nick Zafar (NNZ, Economics, Politics) B.A., Birmingham City; M.A., University of Warwick

Total number of teaching staff: 138


To contact any music staff, please email Shelley Oliver (

Ms. S. ALLAN, M.A. (Oxon), G.S.M.D. (Piano)
Mr R. ALLDRIDGE (Trombone)
Mr J. ARRAN, A.R.M.C.M. (Classical Guitar)
Mr T. BARBER B.Mus., P.G.Dip., P.P.R.N.C.M. (Trumpet)
Miss R. BINGHAM, L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M. (Cello)
Mr C. EVANS, L.R.A.M., L.T.C.L. (Tuba)
Mr M. GARRETT (Drumkit)
Mr J. HARGREAVES, G.R.S.M. L.R.A.M. (Bassoon)
Mr J. HUTCHINSON B.Mus., A.R.C.M. (Trumpet)
Mrs Y. KAGAJO (Piano)
Miss K. LANDON, B.Mus. (Woodwind)                              
Mr R. LEWIS A.G.S.M. (Double Bass)
Mr C. MacDONALD, R.S.A.M.D., G.S.M.D. (French Horn)
Mr D. McKENZIE, B.A., M.Mus (Clarinet)
Mr S. POWELL, B.Mus., P.G. Dip. Performance (RNCM)  (Trombone)
Mr A. RANDALL (Singing)
Mrs P. REID, A.R.C.M. (Piano)  
Mrs P-R. RIDDERING, B.Mus., L.R.S.M. (Harp)
Mr D. ROBINSON M.Mus (Percussion)
Mrs J. ROBINSON, A.R.C.M. (Violin)
Mr C. SHELLEY, B.A. (Open University), H.N.C., MinstAM (Dip.) (Music Technology, Guitar) 
Mr J. TAYLOR, B.Mus., Dip.Pop.Mus. (Salford) (Jazz Piano)
Miss R. THEOBALD, L.R.A.M., A.L.C.M. (Oboe, Piano, Singing)
Mrs K. TURPIN, M.A. Cantab. A.R.C.M (Singing), P.G. Adv Dip (Opera), R.C.M.
Prof. M. WILDMAN, F.R.A.M., F.R.S.A. (Singing)

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