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Staff list

St Mary's Preparatory School
Staff List Academic Year 2023/2024

Get to know our outstanding teaching team who have a true passion for education and love seeing all our pupils progress during their time with us.


Our staff are always available to answer any queries via Cognita Connect, or they can be contacted by email:

Senior Leadership Team

Rob HarmerHeadteacher
Kate BodleDeputy Head, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Head of Learning Support (SENDCo), Pastoral and Wellbeing Lead
Jade MeredithAdmissions Manager

Teaching Staff

Nikki RobinsonEarly Years Lead and Reception Class Teacher
Sarah PatelYear 1 Teacher
Marta BakinowskaYear 2 Teacher, PSHCE Lead
Rosie WilkinsonYear 3 Teacher, Head of English, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Caroline DowlingYear 4 Teacher, Head of Maths
Siobhan MonkScience Teacher
Dana PaldiFrench Teacher
Alice BrownYear 5 teacher, Humanities and Drama
Hannah McCagueArt Teacher
Stacey GouldPE Teacher
Stephen DownesPE Teacher
Vicky Elmore Music Teacher
Natasha WoolhouseTeaching Assistant
Kate CatlinNursery Manager
Michaela BrooksDeputy Nursery Manager
Annabel D’ArcyNursery Assistant
Sue AtkinsonNursery Assistant / After School Club Assistant
Sally SakerNursery Assistant
Camilla DandridgeNursery Assistant
Emma JonesTeaching Assistant
Vicky KlinchTeaching Assistant
Sue WellsSpecialist Learning Support Teacher

Administrative Staff

Jade MeredithAdmissions Manager
Catherine YoxallCommunications & Events Co-Ordinator
Matthew CooneySite Manager
Katie AshleyChef
Sarah AliKitchen Assistant
Jackie DaviesKitchen Assistant
Clair TannerReceptionist/Administrator
Idy LaiOperations Manager
Karine BurbridgeFinance Assistant
Matthew SutcliffeFinance Manager

Chair of Governors

Nicola Lambros, Cognita Schools, 41-42 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W 8DY

Director of Education

Nicola LambrosDirector of Education

Safeguarding Leads

Kate BodleDesignated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Early Years Designated Safeguarding Lead (EYDSL)
Rosie WilkinsonDeputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (Deputy DSL)
Kate CatlinEarly Years Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (EYDDSL)
Rob HarmerAny other staff trained to DSL

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