Sarum Hall School recognises that the staff are our most important resource and are to be valued, supported and encouraged to develop personally and professionally within a learning and caring community. We are extremely proud of all our staff and the energy and passion for education that they instil into our young learners.

Senior Leadership Team

Headmistress Miss Karen Coles, BEd (Hons), Exon
Deputy Head and Deputy DSL Miss B. Gayton, BEd (Hons)
Deputy Head (Academic and Innovation) Mr C. Lee, MEng (Hons), PGCE
Bursar and Clerk to the Governors Mrs A Reilly
Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs R Burrows


Senior Management Team

Head of Lower School Mrs J Martin, BA (Hons), PGCE
Head of Upper School Mrs S Johnstone, BA (Hons), MA

Teaching Staff

Nursery Mrs Y Darjani, BEd (Diversity Coordinator)

Mrs L Hooper, BEd

Reception Miss R Paul, BA (Hons), PGCE
Year 1 Mr J Hill, BA (Hons), PGCE
Year 2 Miss H Patel, BA (Hons) (Humanities Coordinator)
Year 3 Mr A Laws, BSc (Hons), PGCE (PSHE Coordinator)
Year 4 Mrs H Wilkinson, BA (Hons), PGCE (RE and EDI Coordinator)
Year 5 Mrs S Johnstone, BA (Hons), MA (Head of Upper School, Head of Art and Design)
Year 6 Mrs J Martin, BA (Hons), PGCE (Head of Lower School and Head of English)  

Ms H Cawood, BA (Hons), MSc (Head of Maths) 

Subject Specialists

Head of Learning Support and Deputy DSL Ms D Blackburn, BEd, MA, Postgrad Dip
Science Miss K Phillips, BSc, MA
Head of Art and Design Mrs S Johnstone, BA (Hons), MA
Head of Computing and e-Learning Mr Lee, MEng (Hons), PGCE
Head of Sport Miss V Vettese, BA (Hons)
Physical Education Mrs J Minter-Green, BSc (Hons)
Head of Music Mr J Richards, LTCL
MFL Coordinator Miss M Lavigne du Cadet

Teaching & Learning Assistants

HLTA & Sustainability Coordinator Miss C Burrows, HLTA
TLA Mrs C McGee, NVQ Childcare and Education
TLA Mrs Z Hira, NVQ Children’s Care, Learning & Development
TLA & Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs R Burrows, NVQ Complete Childcare
TLA Miss D Furlong, NVQ Childcare and Education
TLA & Wardrobe Coordinator Miss V Guilbot, NVQ Complete Childcare
TLA Mr S Hewins
TLA Miss G Mahmood, NVQ Children’s Care, Learning & Development, HLTA
TLA Miss I Mohammed
Learning Support Assistant Mrs F Sawtell, MA (Hons)
Learning Support Assistant Miss Gibbins
Teaching and Learning Support and Library Coordinator Mrs C Pritchard, BEd, Cert. OCR SpLD
Technician Ms J Barkhuizen

Visiting Staff

Little Musketeers Fencing Club Ms M Babooram
Speech and Language Therapist Ms T Smollan-Kaplan RCSLT, HCPC, ASLTIP
Jazz Addict Dance Club Ms A Currie and Miss A Knowles
Junior & Senior Football Club Mr D Hodes
Chess Club Mr K Delidimoudis
Performing Arts Miss Ughetta
Programmable Robotics Miss Corrieu
Singing Miss E Lambah, BMus, A Dip
Woodwind Miss S Porter-Thaw
Piano Mr R Myers, BMus (RCM)
Cello Ms E Mizerska, PGDip, MMus
LAMDA Ms A Finley
LAMDA Ms K Soulsby
Violin Miss J Warden, BA, LRAM

Support Staff

School Office, Photographer & Social Media Coordinator Ms E Neath
Head’s PA and Admissions Mrs O Longhurst
Health & Wellbeing Coordinator and Deputy DSL Miss C O’Connell
Facilities Manager Mr G Castang
Marketing & Administration Manager Ms H Gleeson, BA (Hons)

Kitchen Staff

Head Chef Mr S Naidu
Assistant Cook Ms A Concalves
Kitchen Assistant Ms F Houiek
Kitchen Assistant Mr R Curtis
Dining Room Assistant Mrs T Davis

“Why did we choose Sarum Hall? Its reputation and our observations on the school’s value system and pastoral care, and how they raise the girls in addition to educating them. Also their commitment to music, the arts and extra-curricular activities.”

Sarum Hall School parent

“I think she is being extremely well taught in a very nurturing environment.”


Sarum Hall parent

“My daughter is happy and enjoys her school experience immensely. She often surprises us with the breadth of her knowledge.”

Sarum Hall parent