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

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

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 K. Ritacca, B.Sc (University of Manchester), P.G.C.E (Manchester Metropolitan University)

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. Abbott

Miss Z. Boulton

Mrs S. Cann

Mrs K. Collins

Miss K. Jones

Miss H. Renard

Mrs A. Shepherd

Mrs A. Spencer

Mrs J. Winnett



Visiting Peripatetic Music Teachers

Mrs D. Kingswood (Suzuki violin)

Miss N. Shorland (Suzuki flute)

Mrs L. Morris (Brass)

Mrs A. Board (Piano)

Mrs J. Sanderson (Piano)

Mr D. Lewis (Guitar)

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 1st October 2022

 Open Morning
Saturday 1st October 2022
10am – 12.30pm

Come and meet our staff and pupils, have a tour of the school and discover how we can provide the ideal start to your child’s education.

To register, please call 01242 522086 or email admissions@richardpate.co.uk