At Upton House School, we have a great team working throughout the school all with the same aim of building a better future for your child. 

Meet the Senior Leadership Team

Mrs Rhian Thornton
 
Headmistress
Mrs Kate Newcombe
Deputy Head / Head of Prep
Mr Craig McEvoy
Head of Pre-Prep
Mrs Susan Bish
Head of Early Years
Mrs Susan Selisko
 
Head of Learning Support
Mrs Kate Allies
Bursar

 


If you need to get in contact with any member of the team, please use our online form or call 01753 862610


Full Staff List

Teaching Staff
 
Reception
Mrs Susi Broad, BSc (Hons), QTS, DipTH (Paediatric First Aider)
susibroad@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonTrans
Head of Maths
Mr Thomas Brown, BSc (Hons), PGCE
tombrown@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonMathsDept @UptonForm5
Form 1 (on maternity leave)
Mrs Saskia Copeland, BSc (Hons), PGCE
saskiacopeland@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm1
Head of Sport
Miss Trisha Corless, BSc (Hons), PGCE (Paediatric First Aider)
trishacorless@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonSports
Head of Art
Mrs Honey Dearsley, BA (Hons), QTS, Montessori Adv Diploma
honeydearsley@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonArt
Reception
Miss Gabrielle Gosztonyi, BSc (Hons), PGCE (Paediatric First Aider)
gabriellegosztonyi@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonTrans
Maths
Mrs Sarah Grant, MA (Hons), PGCE, OCR5 SpLD
sarahgrant@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonMathsDept
  
Form 2
Mrs Sandy Lewin, BA (Hons) OCR5 SpLD
sandylewin@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm2
Music
Mr Barnabas Milner, MA, DIP.Ed, LGSM
barnabasmilner@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonMusic
Form 1
Mrs Emma Pritchard, BSc (Hons), (Paediatric First Aider)
emmapritchard@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm1
Form 2
Ms Cristina Radin, BA (Hons), NVQ3, BiCTA
cristinaradin@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm2
SEND
Mrs Kim Rae, BEd, OCR SpLD
kimrae@uptonhouse.org.uk
Mandarin
Mrs Angela Ramm, MBA 
angelaramm@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonMFL
Head of MFL
Mrs Stephanie Richardson, BA (Hons), PGCE
stephanierichardson@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonMFL
Head of Music
Miss Olya Shafikova, MA (Hons), QTS
olyashafikova@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonMusic @UptonForm6
Head of English
Miss Jessica Smith, MA (Hons), PGCE
jessicasmith@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonEng @UptonForm4
History & Latin
Miss Sarah Smith, BA (Hons), PGCE (Paediatric First Aider)
sarahsmith@uptonhouse.org.uk
Head of Media & Computing
Mrs Marcia Strong, MA, QTS
marciastrong@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm3
SEND
Mrs Melinda Ward, BA (Hons), PGCE (PGDDL)
melindaward@uptonhouse.org.uk
Head of Science
Mrs Lesley Webb, BEd (Hons)
lesleywebb@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonSciences @UptonForm6
Educational Assistants
 
Educational Assistant
Mrs Laura Crossland, ASA Level 2 (Swimming)
lauracrossland@uptonhouse.org.uk
Educational Assistant
Mrs Concetta Foat, BTEC, ITEC Diploma
concettafoat@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm2
Gap Year Student
Mr Joel Fox
joelfox@uptonhouse.org.uk
Educational Assistant
Mrs Angela Harding, NVQ3, Chief First Aider (Paediatric)
angelaharding@uptonhouse.org.uk
Educational Assistant
Mrs Anna Hewitt, BSc (Hons), NVQ3 (Paediatric First Aider)
annahewitt@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm1
Educational Assistant
Mrs Judy Hill, NVQ3
judyhill@uptonhouse.org.uk
Educational Assistant
Mrs Beatriz McEvoy, NVQ3
beatrizmcevoy@uptonhouse.org.uk
Educational Assistant
Mrs Lindsay Piper, BA (Hons), (Paediatric First Aider)
lindaypiper@uptonhouse.org.uk
Educational Assistant
Mrs Barbara Sutherland, STA (Paediatric First Aider)
barbarasutherland@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm1
Educational Assistant
Mrs Sarah Walker, BA (Hons), Dip.M, NVQ3
sarahwalker@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonForm2
Educational Assistant
Dr Sue Webb, BSc (Hons), PhD
suewebb@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonLibr
EYFS Practitioners
  
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Rita Ali, NVQ3 (Paediatric First Aider)
ritaali@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonTrans
Pre-Nursery Co-ordinator
Miss Jemima Dow, Foundation Degree, NVQ3 (Paediatric First Aider)
jemimadow@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonPreNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mr Daniel Guerrero Lanceta, Degree in Ed Psychology (Spain), QTS (Paediatric First Aider)
danielguerrerolanceta@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Lucinda House, DPP (Paediatric First Aider)
lucindahouse@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonPreNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Lucy Murphy, BA (Hons) (Paediatric First Aider)
lucymurphy@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonPreNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Monica Pedersoli, NVQ2 (Paediatric First Aider)
monicapedersoli@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonPreNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Jennie Phelan, CACHE Level 3 Diploma
jenniephelan@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Miss Jessica Shaw, Foundation Degree, CACHE Level 3 Diploma (Paediatric First Aider)
jessicashaw@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonTrans
Educational Assistant
Mrs Fiona Shaw-Daniel, NVQ3 (Paediatric First Aider)
fionashawdaniel@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonTrans
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Amanda Stephenson, CWPW Level 3 / EYFS (Paediatric First Aider) (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Person)
amandastephenson@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonPreNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Xavora Story, BA (Hons) (USA), Montessori Diploma (Paediatric First Aider)
xavorastory@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonTrans
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Penny Yeoman, NNEB EYFS/CPO (Paediatric First Aider)
pennyyeoman@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonNursery
EYFS Practitioner
Mrs Alison Zecca, Montessori Diploma (Paediatric First Aider)
alisonzecca@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonPreNursery
Visiting Teachers
  
Guitar
Mr Patrick Avery, BMus (Hons)
Swimming
Mrs Sarah Beattie, ASA Level 2
Singing
Mrs Annabelle Brogan, BA (Hons), CT ABRSM
Violin / Piano
Miss Penelope Gee, BMus (Hons) ARCM, DipRCM
FA Qualified Coach
Mr Christopher Glover, BSc (Hons), NVQ3
Dance
Miss Vanessa Hoskins, RAD ISTD
Judo
Mr Ryan Joseph, BJA Coach GB National Squad
Netball
Mrs Alexandra Short, Tutoring in Sport Level 3
Woodwind
Mrs Naomi Sinclair, MA (Hons), PGCE
Support Staff
  
Assistant Bursar
Mrs Andrea O’Neill, BSc (Hons), FCCA
andreao'neill@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonHouseSch
  
Compliance Manager
Mrs Beverley Freestone
beverleyfreestone@uptonhouse.org.uk
Compliance Consultant
Mr Richard Weeks
richardweeks@uptonhouse.org.uk
PA to Headmistress & Registrar
Ms Carla Lee
carlalee@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonHouseSch
School Secretary
Mrs Deborah Bates
deborahbates@uptonhouse.org.uk
@UptonHouseSch
Site Manager
Mr Simon James, DMS DipM IEng MCMI MIGEM
simonjames@uptonhouse.org.uk
Chef Manager
Miss Nicola James, (Paediatric First Aider) 
Deputy Head Chef
Mr Andrew Shuttlewood 
Catering Assistant
Miss Karen Smither 
Catering Assistant
Mrs Fatima Hanyny 
Catering Assistant
Mrs Maxine Royston
Playground Assistant
Mrs Depinder Chawla