Mr R. MacDonald

M.Ed., B.A., (St. Mary’s University, Canada)

Mrs S. Wade

Deputy Head
B.A. (Hons), PGCE (Crewe & Alsager)

Mr P. Lowe

Deputy Head
B.A. (Hons) Warwick; PGCE (Brighton)

Miss K. West

Head of Prep/ Nursery
B.Ed., (Hons) (Chelt & Glos College of H.E)

Mrs P. Hunte

Head of EYFS / Nursery Manager

Mrs J. Miller-Howell

Senior Mistress
B.Ed. (Hons) (Bristol University)


Mrs S. Argyrou, M.A. (Hons.), P.G.C.E. (Chelt. & Glos. College. of H.E.)

Mr P. Chesworth, B.A. (Hons) Southampton; PGCE (Exeter)

Mrs R. Cox, B.Ed. (Hons) (Westminster College, Oxford)

Miss L. Crompton, B.A (Leicester Polytechnic), P.G.C.E. (University of London)

Mr P. Edwards, B.Ed. (Hons) Chelt. & Glos. Coll. of HE

Mrs Z Ellis, BSc (University of Hertfordshire), P.G.C.E. (Southampton University)

Mrs R. Finnikin, B.Ed. Primary (Hons) (University of Glos.)

Miss S-J. Ingrey, B.A. (Hons) (University Wales Institute Cardiff), P.G.C.E. (College of St Mark & St John)

Mr S. Jones, B.Ed. (Hons) (University of Gloucestershire) 

Mr L. Kitchen, B.Sc. (Hons) (State University of New York), Grad. Teacher Programme 

Mrs H. Knight, B.A (University of Wales), P.G.C.E. (University of Exeter)

Mrs C. Lewis, B.Ed. (Hons) (Goldsmiths College, London)

Mrs P. Lewis, B.Ed. (Hons) (Westminster College, Oxford)

Mrs L. Lowe, B.A (Hons) (University of Exeter), P.G.C.E. (Brighton University)

Miss N. Massey, B.A (Hons) (University of Exeter), P.G.C.E (Cambridge)

Mrs R. Norris, BA (Hons) (University of Gloucestershire), P.G.C.E. (University of Gloucestershire)

Mr G. Pound, B.Sc. (Hons.) (University of London), P.G.C.E. (Goldsmiths’ College, London)

Mrs H. Scarborough, B.A/Q.T.S (Hons) (Worcester College of H.E.)

Mrs L. Thomas, B.A (University of West of England)

Mrs B. Thurston, B.A (Hons) (University of Nottingham), P.G.C.E (Edgehill University)

Mrs J. Upton, B.Ed. (Hons) (Council for National Academic Awards Brighton)

Mr D. Wade, B.Sc. (North Staffordshire University), M. Ed, B.Sc. (Hons) (University of Gloucestershire), P.G.C.E. (Crew and Alsager College)

Teaching Assistants

Mrs E. Crowie, M.A. (University of Glos.)

Mrs E. Fisher, NNEB, Cert Early Yrs. Ed. (Chelt. & Glos. Coll. of H.E.)

Miss K. Gould, Diploma in Nursery Nursing

Mrs C. Holt, NNEB

Mrs V. James, NNEB

Mrs U. Kotecha, NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Mrs S. Rowe, NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Mrs N. Warner, BTec Nat. Dip. In Childhood Studies  

Miss G. Williams, Cert. Childcare Ed; BTec Nat. Dip. Early Years

Mrs C. Markham, Level 6 Playwork Leadership & Management, Diploma (Level 3) in Playwork/Child Protection Awareness

Mrs M. Hannam, NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools

Lunchtime Playground Supervisors

Mrs J. Winnett

Mrs J. Abbott

Mrs K. Stevens

Mrs S. Cann

Mrs S. Samways

Miss K. Jones


Visiting Peripatetic Music Teachers

Mr A. Rushton (Guitar)

Mrs D. Kingswood (Suzuki violin)

Miss N. Shorland (Suzuki flute)

Mrs L. Morris (Brass)

Mrs A. Board (Piano)

Mrs J. Sanderson (Piano)

Mr W. Dugan (Clarinet)

Mrs R. Bowen (Singing)

Visiting Peripatetic Dance Teachers

Mrs W. Finch
Miss I Isherwood


Mrs C. Hayman   Head’s PA/School Administrator

Mrs V. Compton Head of Marketing and Communications

Mr D. Hooper IT Network Manager

Mr M. Scarborough IT Network Assistant Manager

Mrs S. Thornton Administrative Assistant


Mrs L. Cox Bursar

Mrs S. Bodman Finance Officer

Mrs A. Wray Bursary Administrator

Catering Manager

Mrs L. James

Cleaning Manager

Mrs C. Partridge

Site Manager

Mr T. Beckwith


Mr P. Rushworth

Open Morning: Saturday 12th February 2022

Our Open Morning is a great opportunity to see the School, meet with pupils and staff and gain a sense of what life at the Richard Pate School is really like.

Saturday 12th February 2022: 10am – 12.30pm

Please register by calling us on 01242 522086 or emailing office@richardpate.co.uk