Staff List

Please find the Palmers Green High School - Staff List in this section.

Headmistress: Mrs Wendy Kempster, BSc (Reading), PGCE

Bursar: Mrs Angela Monty, MAAT

Deputy Head (Head of ICT and Designated Safeguarding Lead): Mrs Karen Thompson, BA (Denver, Colorado)

Assistant Head (Prep Department Coordinator, Lower School Class Teacher): Miss Hannah Lucas, BSc (Sussex), MSc, PGCE

* Head of Department

  • *Mrs L Aghassi, CertEd (Middlesex), Computing
  • *Miss R Begum, MA (Cantab), English
  •  Mrs H Bhundia, Dip Playgroup Practice, First Aid Co-ordinator / Teaching Assistant
  • *Mrs B Broad, BEd (Leeds), Physical Education
  • Ms C Campbell, BPe (Ottawa), BEd (Windsor), Physical Education
  • Miss TF Cho, MSc (London), PGCE, Science
  • Miss TF Cho, MSc (London), PGCE, Science
  • Mrs E Christodoulou, BA (Middlesex) PGCE Lower School Class Teacher
  • Mrs K Conlon, MSc (London) BSc (London) Librarian
  • Mrs A Davey, BA (Leeds), PGCE English
  • Mr A Desai, BEng, BEd (India), OTTP, PGCE Mathematics
  • *Mrs C Doe, BA (East Anglia), MA Ed (Open), PGCE Careers, PSHE Coordinator, Senior Teacher (English)
  • Dr J English, BA (Southampton), MMus (London), PhD (Cantab), PGCE (Manchester) Music
  • *Mrs H Eve, BA (Bristol), PGCE, Drama
  • Miss L Gelsthorpe, BA (Manchester), MSc (Salford), PGCE Lower School Class Teacher
  • Mrs K Gil, CACHE Level 3 Nursery Assistant
  • *Miss S Govani, BA (London School of Economics), PGCE (Oxford), History
  • Mrs S Hagi-Savva, Assistant School Secretary / Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs S Harney, BEd (Cantab) Head of Nursery
  • Mrs E Hassan, NVQ3, Lower School Teaching Assistant
  • *Miss J Henry, BA (Newcastle), MA, PGCE Art
  • *Mrs S Kazim, BSc (Middlesex) PGCE Head of Science
  • Senora M Laratonda, MA (London) BEd (Buenos Aires) PGCE Spanish
  • Mrs E Logan, BA (Middlesex), PGCE Art 
  • *Mr J Matthews, BMus (Cardiff), LTCL Music
  • Mrs M Mehran, BSc (North London) Science Technician
  • Mrs A Michael, NNEB Nursery Assistant
  • Mrs RE Morrison, BA (Warwick) PGCE, AMBDA (UCL) Individual Needs Co-ordinator
  • Miss J Newman, BA (London), PGCE French
  • Mrs M Nicolaou, NVQ3 Teaching Assistant
  • *Mme K Parry-Garnaud, Licence Anglais (Tours/France), BA (Sunderland) Modern Foreign Languages
  • Mrs J Pauk, BA (Aberystwyth), PGCE Lower School Class Teacher
  • *Mrs C Pearson, BSc (Warwick), PGCE Mathematics
  • *Mr AJ Pepper, BSc (Loughborough), CertEd Design and Technology
  • *Mrs H Pestaille, BA (Middlesex), PGCE (UCL) Acting Head of Geography
  • Miss V Rich, BSc (Bedfordshire), PGCE Lower School Class Teacher
  • Miss K Robinson, BA (London), PGCE Lower School Class Teacher
  • Miss L Selley, BA (Brighton) Physical Education
  • Mrs M Sinfield, CACHE Level 3 Lower School Teaching Assistant
  • Ms A Singh, BA (London) Examinations Officer & Individual Needs Teaching Assistant
  • Mrs M Suleyman, NVQ3, Childcare Reception Teaching Assistant
  • Miss O Tennant, BA (Manchester) GTP (Middlesex), Lower School Class Teacher/French
  • Mrs S Turanli, BSc (London), PGCE Physical Education
  • Mrs K Woods-Shelley BA (Middlesex) PGCE LLAM Drama

Visiting Staff - Instrumental Tuition

  • Clarinet /Saxophone: Mr J Matthews BMus, LTCL
  • Flute: Ms K Bircher, BA, FTCL
  • Piano: Miss S Pope, LRAM
  • Singing: Ms E Jeffrey, BA, PGCE
  • Violin/Viola: Miss V David AGSM
  • Violin/Viola: Miss M Pound FTCL, LTCL

Administrative Staff

  • PA to the Headmistress: Mrs L Mount
  • Admissions Officer/Office Manager: Miss V Bennett
  • School Secretaries: Mrs A Dudley and Mrs S Hagi-Savva
  • Assistant Bursar: Mrs D Hadjicostas, MICM
  • Assistant to the Bursary Department: Mrs M Soudah
  • Marketing Officer: Mrs D Simmons, BA (Bournemouth), Diploma in Marketing (CIM)
  • Caretaker: Mr G Munian
  • Caretaker: Mr D Singh
  • Lunchtime and Outdoor Supervisor: Mr F McLoughlin