Our Team

We have a team of dedicated and highly inspirational teachers and support staff here at Holmwood House.


AJMMr A J Mitchell BA (Hons), PGCEHeadmaster
FCBMrs F C Bradbury BSc (Hons), PGCE, PGDipDeputy Head, Learning Support
MVMMr M V McCormack MA HDEDirector of Studies, Maths Co-ordinator
RSGMiss R S Godman MA Ed, PGCPSE (Open)Head of Enrichment, French, ICT, Year 7 & 8 Tutor (Water)
SJHMiss S J Henshall BA (Hons)Head of Phase 1 (EYFS to Year 1), Reception Class Teacher
TLBMrs T L Boddice BA (Hons), QTHead of Phase 2 (Years 2 & 3), Year 3 Class Teacher
ECCMr E Cook BSc (Hons), QTSHead of Phase 3 (Years 4 to 6), Science, Maths
OLWMr O L White BSc (Hons), PGCEHead of Phase 4 (Years 7 & 8), Year 5, Science



MAMrs M Apperley ACLIP, NVQ2Librarian
SRBMrs S R Bell BSc (Hons), Cert SLPSYear 3 Class Teacher
AGCMr A G Cortes MA Ed, PGDip, QTSDirector of Music & Drama, Year 6 Tutor (Land)
DCMs D CoxPre-Prep Assistant, Forest Schools Leader
PJDMiss P J Denny BSc (Hons), PGCEGlobal Studies Subject Co-ordinator, English, Year 7 & 8 Tutor (Land)
IDVMrs I M R De Voy BA (Hons), PGCEYear 5 Class Teacher, English, Latin Subject Co-ordinator, Head of Boarding
JDMrs J Duce CACHE3Pre-Prep Assistant
CGEMr C G Earley MAArt & STEM Subject Co-ordinator, DT, Games, Year 7 & 8 Tutor (Air
CEOMrs C Ellison-Oakes BA Hons PCGEYear 4 Class Teacher, English
NFMrs N FloodgatePre-Prep Assistant
SCGMrs S C Goldring BEd (Hons)Director of Sport, Year 6 Tutor (Water)
RGUMrs R Gupta BEng (Hons), NQTMaths
MHMiss M Healy NNEBPre-Prep Assistant
JMHMiss J M Hearn NNEBPre-Reception Class Teacher
SAHMrs S A Hodder NNEBReception Assistant
ECJMrs E C Jeffery ASA SwimmingSwimming
IPJMr I P Jeffries FA Level 2 (CC)Games
JMKMiss J M Kirk MA, BEd (Hons)Year 2 Class Teacher
RMLMrs R M Lawson BA (Hons), PGCEYear 1 Class Teacher
CAL Mr C A Lesiak FA Level 2 (CC) PE & Head of Boys’ Games, Year 6 Tutor (Air)
CLMme C Le TueReception French
SL Mrs S Lincoln BA Ed (Hons) Year 3 Class Teacher
KMMrs K McCormack NVQ Level 3, Supporting Teaching & LearningLearning Support
FMTMrs F Mayhew ISTD DDI DDE ALAMDrama, Pre-Prep Assistant
HJMMrs H J Mitchell BMus (Hons), PGDip (RCM) Year 5 Class Teacher, PSHCE Subject Co-ordinator
MKJMs K Mookherjee BA (Hons), PGCELanguages Subject Co-ordinator, Year 6 Tutor (Land)
CCPMrs C C PeartreeLearning Support Assistant
SRPMiss S Prescott BA Hons, PGCEEnglish Subject Co-ordinator
JESMrs J E Slater BEd (Hons)Year 4 Class Teacher
ECTMrs E Talbot LLB (Hons), PGCEPre-Prep Assistant
CLTMiss C L Turner BA (Hons), QTSYear 1 Class Teacher
JMWMrs J M Watkins BEd (Hons)Year 2 Class Teacher
Miss D J Williams NNEB Pre-Reception Assistant


PMAMr P M Allen BSc (Hons)Squash Professional
SJEMrs S J Earley BSc (Hons)Sports Coach
TGGMr T G Grimsey Dip Sports Psychology, RFU Level 3Sports Coach
ECJMrs E C Jeffery ASA SwimmingSwimming
EJMrs E JordanSwimming Assistant
SASMrs S A Spencer BA (Hons), PGCE, ECB Level 2, UKAA Level 2Sports Coach
RTMr R TwymanTennis Professional


FIMrs F E BaldwinSecretary
ALBMr A BoydGroundsman
KVCMrs K Child BEd QTSBiscuit Club Supervisor
GDMr G Debenham Maintenance
LJEMrs L ElnadiHealth & Wellbeing Assistant
MFMr M FordGroundsman
MGMr M GreenSports Hall Manager
DLMMrs D L Mallett BTEC, NNHealth & Wellbeing Assistant
FMMMrs F M Marlow BAccSchool Business Manager
MPMr M PaveyCaretaker
JMS Mrs J Sadler LLB (Hons) Secretary
LS Mrs L Shiret MAAT Accountant
PKS Mrs P SwaineLaboratory Technician
AB Mrs A L Wills BA (Hons) Headmaster’s PA, Admissions Registrar


Vicki ShreeveNursery Manager
Charlotte TaylorNursery Manager
Jo BrooksSnowdrops & Primroses Team Leader
Teresa Parry-Davies, Level 3 PractitionerSnowdrops & Primroses
Mindy Crane, Level 2 PractitionerSnowdrops & Primroses
Aimee Ford-Townly, Level 2 PractitionerSnowdrops & Primroses
Sophia Farthing, Trainee PractitionerSnowdrops & Primroses
Karen Travers, Level 3 PractitionerBluebells Team Leader
Jody Latter, Level 3 PractitionerBluebells
Kate Williams, Level 3 PractitionerBluebells
Jayne Anderson, Level 3 PractitionerBluebells
Michelle EvansPoppies Room Leader
Silvia Cadamuro, Level 3 PractitionerPoppies Room Leader
Anna Cracknell, Level 3 PractitionerPoppies
Shenise Elmes, Level 2 PractitionerPoppies
Anna Elgee, Level 3 PractitionerPoppies
Carol PolleyPoppies Language & Literacy Coordinator
Emma RobertsPoppies Language & Literacy Coordinator
Poppy BartholomewLunchtime Assistant


Miss N BarrCatering Assistant
Mrs C CoombCatering Assistant
Mrs T Easton-SoanesCatering Manager, Chef
Mrs C JonesChef
Ms H LeachCatering Assistant
Ms S LuscombeCatering Assistant
Mr B MuteweyeKitchen Porter
Mrs V SequerahCatering Assistant
Mrs J TarbetSalad & Sandwich Chef
Mr R WiffenChef



Mr T CurdBrass
Mr G EatonViolin
Mrs F HillWoodwind
Mrs J HuntPiano
Mr C KuhnertGuitar
Mrs J PlackettPiano & Woodwind
Mr C RichardsonPercussion
Miss A SecretanSinging
Mr P SnellPiano
Mr N StewartElectric Guitar
Mr M Siner-Cheverst Cello


Alexander Mitchell Headmaster 
Helen MitchellHeadmaster’s Wife
Irena De VoyHead of Boarding
Oliver WhiteDay/Night Duty/Lifeguard
Paula DennyDay/Night Duty
Sophie EarleyDay/Night Duty
Karen BakerDay Duty 
Ian JeffriesDay Duty
Fergus EastaughShadow
Saxon MacquarieShadow
Kate MouleShadow
Maddison BerryShadow



Holmwood House Nursery School

151 Coach Road, Great Horkesley,
Essex CO6 4DX
T: (01206) 273 827
E: nurserymanager@holmwood.house


Holmwood House Preparatory School

Chitts Hill, Lexden,
Essex CO3 9ST
T: (01206) 574305
E: office@holmwood.house