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All our tutors are graduates in their subject, many with postgraduate degrees and with teaching qualifications. Some of our tutors are also examiners and all keep fully up to date with syllabus developments. They are enthusiastic, committed, supportive and approachable, and students are encouraged to feel free to consult them outside lesson times.

The Principal and Director of Studies can also be seen at any time.



Sally Powell  BA  PGCE  MPhil  DPhil Oxon read English Literature at Royal Holloway College, University of London. She went on to take a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at University College, Oxford, before completing a Masters and Doctorate in Victorian Literature at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Deputy Principal and Director of Studies


James Allder BA read Geography at King’s College, London and the London School of Economics, after which he passed with commendation the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law.

Vice Principals

Margaret Smallman BA PhD read Spanish at King’s College, London, where she also took a doctorate in Spanish literature.

Juliana Storey BA read Social Studies  (Economics and Politics) at Liverpool then took a Certificate in Education at Westminster University.  Juliana has worked extensively in the independent sixth form sector as a Director of Studies and an Educational Consultant.

Director of GCSE Department

Emma Clay MSci  MRes  MRSC

Emma read Chemistry at Imperial College, University of London.  She then gained a distinction for her Masters of Research in Protein and Membrane Dynamics at Imperial.  During her time in industry, Emma worked at Pfizer in the US carrying out drugs research. 


Edward Browne  MEng University of Bristol, Eton College
Robert Marsden FCA, MBA Eton College and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France.

The other joint founder was the late Dr. John Marsden. Educated at the Sorbonne and Bonn university, he was a former House Master at Eton College. For his service in the Second World War, he was mentioned in despatches and awarded the French Croix de Guerre and the American Bronze Star.

Teaching Staff

Accounting & Business Studies Sanjeev Sareen BA Lon MSc Southampton
Arabic     Rana Abdul Kareem BSc Baghdad
Art Nicholas Merton-Smith MA Cantab
Art     Christopher Wood MA (Fine Art) PGCE
Art     Wendy Chapple MA Central St Martins
Biology     Dr Lata Govada PhD Imperial College London
Biology     Dr Alex Morris BSc PhD Imperial College London
Biology/PE Will Jenkins BSc London
Business Studies Jeremy Evans BSc Aberystwyth FSI PGCE
Business Studies Juliana Storey BA Hons Cert Ed Liverpool
Chemistry/Physics Emma Clay MSc Imperial MRes ARCS
Chemistry     Krini Georgiou BSc PhD Sussex PGCE
Chemistry     Fabrice Bollet-Quivogne  PhD London
Classics/Latin Nicholas Mitchell MA Oxon PGCE
Classics/Latin Claire Hoult BA Oxon MA London PGCE
Computing     Anita Bhatti BSc PGCE
Economics     Ann Freeman MA Westminster
English     Rosalind Hodgkiss BA Oxon PGCE
English     Sally Powell BA PGCE MPhil DPhil Oxon
English     Melissa Jones Hon Mods Oxon
English Support Fiona van Zyl MA Anglia Ruskin PGDip
English IELTS Florendia Yiannoullou BA London
English IELTS Paul Caffel MA Aberdeen
English/Learning Support Alison Barrett BA London PGCE Cert EFL
English/Learning Support Melissa Jones BA Oxon
Film Studies/Media Kerim Aytac MA London
French/German Paul Bilic MA Oxon
French     Callum Jackson BA Oxon
French     Linda van Abel MA Amsterdam
Geography     James Allder BA London
Geography     Mark Crundwell BSc MA Mphil
Geography     James Woolsey BA Mphil Cantab
German     Callum Jackson BA Oxon
History     Amanda de Lisle MA Oxon
History/Law  Paul Thorning MA Oxon
History of Art  Jenny Thompson BA Hons York
Italian     Cristiana Bottigella BA Milan MA London
Japanese Minae Yoshida BSc UCL
LAMDA/English Learning Support Ros Stockwell
Mathematics     Andrew Cook MA Cantab DPhil Oxon
Mathematics     Paul Caffell MA Aberdeen
Mathematics     Sadik Hossain Beng MSc London
Mathematics     Martin Oxenham MA Cantab PGCE ARCM
Mathematics     Tony Percy BSc London
Mathematics     Riyad Tibi BSc MSc Warwick
Music     Marija Jovovich BMus Hons Royal College of Music
PE     Will Jenkins BSc London
Philosophy/Religious Studies Michael Peat BSc Birm Dip Theol BD London
Photography     Tom Seymour Spicer BA Fine Arts Central St Martins
Photography     Ben Youngman MA London
Physics     Chris Burrell BA Oxon
Physics     Michael Floyd BSc Wales
Politics     Michael Phipps BA Oxon MA PhD Essex
Psychology     Elizabeth Lewis BSc Hons Sheffield
Psychology     Hope Bastine BSc Westminster PGCE
Psychology     Joseph Campbell HDip Leeds BA Hons PGCE Liverpool
Religious Studies/Geography Maya Mounayer MA London
Russian     Katia Pisetzky MA Leiden PhD SOAS London
Sociology     Eamonn Marren BSc MA London
Sociology     Maya Mounayer MA London
Spanish     Talía Morris BA Mexico City MA PhD London
Spanish     Margaret Smallman BA PhD London
Study Supervisor Stephen Nall BA
SENCO     Giselle Stubbs BSc Hons, PGCE
Learning Support Leah Francis BSc London
Learning Support Maya Mounayer MA London


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