Teaching Staff

Kindergarten
Sarah Palmer
Sarah Palmer
PSHE Coordinator, Nursery Teacher
University of Southampton, UK. BA in Geography, Sociology, 2001; PGCE from the Institute of Education, University of London, 2004.
Starting Year
2017
Gemma Mebrahtu
Gemma Mebrahtu
Head of Kindergarten
University of York, UK. BSc in Biology, 1997. University of York, UK. PGCE, 2000
Starting Year
2018
Danielle Hengen
Danielle Hengen
Reception Teacher
University of Kent, UK. BSc in BA, 2010; Univesity of Bath, UK. MSc Management, 2011; University of Sunderland, UK. PGCE, 2017
Starting Year
2017
Mia Woehrer
Mia Woehrer
Nursery Teacher
BAKIP Graz, A. Diploma in Early Years, 2002; FH Joanneum GmbH, MA in Health Management and Tourism, 2009; Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. PGCE, 2013; QTS 2014
Starting Year
2018
Jessica Healy
Jessica Healy
Reception Class Teacher
Teesside University, UK. University of Sunderland, UK. BA in Early Childhood, 2014; University of Sunderland, UK. PGCE, 2017
Starting Year
2018
Maria Cook
Maria Cook
Reception Class Teacher
Sheffield Hallam University
Starting Year
2019
Assel Kolimbetova
Assel Kolimbetova
Creche Tutor
BA in Teaching English, Astana Humanitarian Institute, 2013. MSc in Leadership in Education, Nazarbayev University, 2019.
Starting Year
2015
Meruert Bukayeva
Meruert Bukayeva
Creche Tutor
BA 2 foreign languages, Eurasian Humanitarian University, 2017.
Starting Year
2018
Sholpan Utevlinova
Sholpan Utevlinova
Creche Tutor
BA Teacher of 2 foreign languages, Kazakh University of international relations, 2012. MSc in Leadership in Education, Nazarbayev University, 2018
Starting Year
2015
Zhanar Yessirkepova
Zhanar Yessirkepova
Creche Tutor
BA in Pedagogics and Psychology Southern Kazakhstan University, 2016.
Starting Year
2014
Junior School
Bianca Pegler
Bianca Pegler
KS1 Coordinator, Y1 Class Teacher
Bath Spa University, UK. BA in Psychology and Education, 2005; Bath Spa University PGCE, 2006
Starting Year
2014
Graham Whittaker
Graham Whittaker
EAL Teacher
University of Bradford, UK. BSc in Social Sciences, 1993. University of Kingston, UK. MA in Marketing, 2002.
Starting Year
2016
Ryan Doherty
Ryan Doherty
Head of KS2, Literacy Leader of Learning, Y4 Class Teacher
Queen's University, Belfast, BA (hons) History, 2013. University of Cumbria, UK. PGCE with QTS, 2014
Starting Year
2018
Michael Collins
Michael Collins
Y5 Class Teacher
University of Cape Town, South Africa. BA of Social Sciences, 2011. Sunderland University, UK. PGCE, 2017
Starting Year
2018
Kate Silvanus
Kate Silvanus
Y5 Class Teacher, Junior PSHE & Eco School Coordinator
University of Sunderland,UK. BA English with American Studies, 2000; PGCE at Bath University – Middle Years Education with English specialism
Starting Year
2013
Shauna Murphy
Shauna Murphy
Y4 Class Teacher
University Manchester Metropolitan, UK. BEd, 2012
Starting Year
2017
Daniel Walsh
Daniel Walsh
Y2 Class Teacher
University of Chester, UK. BA in Sports Journalism, 2010; University of Chester, UK. PGCE in Primary Education with PE Specialism, 2015
Starting Year
2018
Lucie Mechova
Lucie Mechova
PE Teacher
Charles University, UK. MA in Physical Education and Biology, 2003; University of West Bohemia, UK. MA in English Language (KS1 & 2), 2006
Starting Year
2017
Lisa Bentley
Lisa Bentley
Y5 Class Teacher
University of Nottingham Trent, UK. BA Humanities, 1993; Post Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from The University of Northumbria, 1996; PGCE, Primary Education, Upper Years, 2001
Starting Year
2015
Michael Dulmage
Michael Dulmage
Y3 Class Teacher
Manchester University, UK. BA in Spanish and Cultural Studies, 2007; Liverpool Hope University, UK. PGCE, 2010
Starting Year
2018
Lauren Collins
Lauren Collins
Year 1 Class teacher and Junior Attlee Housemaster
BA of Commerce, Lincoln University, New Zealand 2011. PGCE, New Zealand Graduate School of Education, 2012.
Starting Year
2019
Martin Peart
Martin Peart
Primary Leader of Learning for Science, Year 6 Teacher
University of York St. John, UK. BA Primary Education, 2012
Starting Year
2018
Paul Oliver
Paul Oliver
Y2 Class Teacher & Lead Junior Edmonstone Housemaster
University of Surrey, BA/QTS Primary Education, 1995
Starting Year
2016
Andrew Watkins
Andrew Watkins
Deputy Head of Junior School
University of Durham, BA Primary Education, 2010
Starting Year
2014
Maria Aguirre
Maria Aguirre
Y1 Class Teacher
University of Mobile, United States. BA in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Troy University, United States. Masters in Gifted Education.
Starting Year
2019
Nicola Williams
Nicola Williams
Y6 Class Teacher
BSC Business and Music, Brunel University; PGCE Business Education, Roehampton Institute; MSc School Improvement, Reading University.
Starting Year
2019
Pandora Dufés
Pandora Dufés
Y6 Class Teacher
University of Keele, U.K. BA(Hons) in English and American Studies, 1992. University of Liverpool, U.K. PGCE. 2002.
Starting Year
2019
Victoria Kemps
Victoria Kemps
Y3 Class Teacher
BSc Hons degree in Communication and Counselling; Primary PGCE from BGU in Lincoln, England.
Starting Year
2019
Amanda Reid
Amanda Reid
Y3 Class Teacher
Master in Education Degree, NPQH and Postgraduate Certificate in Psychology; PGCE at the University of Liverpool
Starting Year
2019
Andrew Morgan
Andrew Morgan
Y2 Class Teacher
BSc in Biology, Southampton University, 1996. PGCE in Primary Education, Swansea University, 2003
Starting Year
2019
Lisa Zammit
Lisa Zammit
Y2 Class Teacher
BA in Literature, University of Essex, 1986. PGCE in Primary, University of Hertfordshire, 1999.
Starting Year
2019
Anuar Sharipov
Anuar Sharipov
Teacher of Russian, Bartle Frere Housemaster
BA in Teaching Russian Language & literature, Teacher's University of Almaty, 2012
Starting Year
2014
Ozat Akniyet
Ozat Akniyet
Teacher of Kazakh
BA in Teaching Kazakh language & literature, Eurasian National University, 2018 . MA in Kazakh philology, Eurasian National University, 2019
Starting Year
2019
Gulim Ultanbekova
Gulim Ultanbekova
Teacher of Kazakh
BA in Teaching Kazakh, Kazakh National University named Abay, 2013. MA in 2 foregn languages, Kazakh State Women's Teacher Training University, 2013
Starting Year
2017
Laura Ismailova
Laura Ismailova
Dance Teacher
BA in Teaching Englsih, Arkalyk State University, 2002. BA (Hons) National Art (teaching), South Ural State humanitarian-pedagogical University, 2018
Starting Year
2014
Aya Bulatova
Aya Bulatova
Music Teacher
BA in Music, Kazakh National University of Arts, 2011. MA in Art criticism, Kazakh National University of Arts, 2013. MA in Piano performing, The Guildhill School of Music and Drama, 2018.
Starting Year
2018
Daniel Cook
Daniel Cook
Y4 Class Teacher
BA in Education in Primary, Sheffield Hallam University, 2013.
Starting Year
2019
Takhmina Kakenova
Takhmina Kakenova
Music Teacher
BEd in Music, Kokshetau State College, 1995.
Starting Year
2019
Senior School
Paul Rowe
Paul Rowe
IB Coordinator
University of Huddersfield, UK. BA English with creative writing, 2003; University of Huddersfield, UK. PGCE (Schools), 2005
Starting Year
2017
Anthony Winston
Anthony Winston
Universities Counsellor, IBDP Core Coordinator, History Teacher
University of Cambridge, UK. BA in History, 2009. University of Cambridge, UK. Master degree: Med in Education, 2013; University of Cambridge, UK. PGCE, 2012
Starting Year
2018
Susan Taylor
Susan Taylor
Year 10 Tutor, Maths Teacher
BSc Mathematics – University of Nottingham 1993; PGCE Secondary Mathematics – University of Nottingham 1995
Starting Year
2018
Kathryn Bark
Kathryn Bark
Year 9 Tutor, Computer Science Teacher
University of Portsmouth, UK. 1996; University of Liverpool, UK. BSc in IT and Society, 2000.
Starting Year
2018
Stephen Holmes
Stephen Holmes
PE Teacher
University of Exeter, UK. BEd, 1984; University of Birmingham, MEd in International Management and Policy in Education, 1993
Starting Year
2014
Anastasia Michala
Anastasia Michala
Year 13 Tutor, EAL Teacher
University of Ioannina, Greece. BA in Philosophy, 1997. University of Nottingham, UK. PGCE, 2015
Starting Year
2018
Rhut Esteban
Rhut Esteban
Year 8 Tutor, MFL Teacher
University of Salamanca, Spain. BA in Philology, 2005. University of Salamanca, Spain. PGCE, 2006
Starting Year
2018
Dean Gibbs
Dean Gibbs
Year 9 Tutor, Maths Teacher
Swansea University, UK. BA in Economics, 2012; MSc in Economics, 2014. Blue Hill University, US. PGCE, ITT SCITT, 2016
Starting Year
2018
Cathy Crossing
Cathy Crossing
Year 10 Tutor, Head of Performing Arts Faculty
The Australian National University, Australia. BA Music, 1997. Canberra University, Australia. PGCE, Graduate Diploma in Education, 2006
Starting Year
2018
Leena Louis
Leena Louis
Year 10 Tutor, Maths Teacher
Indira Gandhi Deemed University, India. BEd, 2004; Vinayaka Deemed University, India. MSс in Mathematics, 2011
Starting Year
2017
Jamie Williams
Jamie Williams
Head of PE Faculty
University of Winnipeg, Canada. BEd, 2013; University of Liverpool John Moores, UK. MSc Sport, 2001
Starting Year
2015
Amy Rowe
Amy Rowe
Deputy HM Bartle Frere, Art & DT Teacher, CAS Coordinator, Eco School coordinator
University of Huddersfield, UK. BSc Textile Design for Fashion and Interiors, 2009; University of Sheffield, UK. PGCE, 2010
Starting Year
2017
Harrison James
Harrison James
Year 12 Tutor, Head of Mathematics and Computer Science Faculty
University of York, UK. BSс Theoretical Physics, 2011; University of Cambridge, UK. MEd, 2015; University of Durham, UK. 2012
Starting Year
2018
Steven Mann
Steven Mann
Y9 Tutor, Science Teacher
University of Leeds, UK. BSc Agricultural Science, 1985. University of Leeds, UK. PGCE, 1990
Starting Year
2017
Shagufta Khan
Shagufta Khan
Year 8 Tutor, Science Teacher
University of Bombay, India. BSc Biology & Chemistry, 1996; University of Poona, India. MEd Specail Maths & Science, 2000. MA in Educational Leadership, Roehampton University, 2017
Starting Year
2016
Farhana Dulmage
Farhana Dulmage
Science Teacher, Year 7 Tutor
BEd in Science Education, Queen's Un-ty, 2015; BSc in Medical Biochemistry, 2005; PhD in cell matrix research, 2009
Starting Year
2018
Andrew Palmer
Andrew Palmer
Head of Humanities Faculty, Attlee Housemaster
University of Kingston, UK. BSс Biology and Geography, 2004; University of Exeter, UK. PGCE Secondary Geography, 2005
Starting Year
2016
Simon Murphy
Simon Murphy
Maths Teacher
BSc from Liverpool University after Studying Mathematics & Sports Science in 1994
Starting Year
2016
Andrew Silvanus
Andrew Silvanus
Year 11 Tutor, Head of Science Faculty
University of Kent, UK. MSc in Chemistry, 2006; University of Bath, UK. PhD, 2011; University of Buckingham, UK. PGCE, 2016
Starting Year
2017
Sarah Williams
Sarah Williams
Year 11 Tutor, Head of English and MFL Faculty
University of Wales, UK. BA in English and Writing, 2006; University of Wales, UK. PGCE, 2008
Starting Year
2018
Quinton Tyler
Quinton Tyler
Science Teacher, Year 7 Tutor
Reed College, Portland State University (USA), BA Economics, Reed College, 1989; American Teaching License, Portland state University, 1992
Starting Year
2018
Rachel Breckon
Rachel Breckon
English Teacher (Second in English Department)
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, BA English Language, 2002; Un-ty Manchester Metropolitan, MA Education Secondary, 2012; Un-ty Manchester Metropolitan, PGCE Secondary Education English, 2007
Starting Year
2016
Shelly Williams
Shelly Williams
English Teacher, International Awards Coordinator, Kipling Headmistress
University of Wales, BA English Studies & Theatre Studies, 2005; University of Bath, PGCE, 2007
Starting Year
2014
Jason Hung
Jason Hung
Head of EAL Faculty
BA Hons International Relations and Social Sciences - University of Sussex, 1995 PGDip / Ttinity Diploma TESOL - University of Sheffield Hallam, 2008
Starting Year
2011
Robert Griffiths
Robert Griffiths
Economics Teacher, Year 12 Tutor
London Guildhill University, University of London, University College London, BA Economics, 1997; MA, University of London, 2008; PGCE UCL, 2016
Starting Year
2018
Thomas McLoughlin
Thomas McLoughlin
Music and Drama Teacher
University of Surrey, UK. (The Guildford School of Acting) Graduated in Musical Theatre 1989; University of Greenwich, UK. PGCE, Performing Arts 1999
Starting Year
2019
Diana Morgan
Diana Morgan
Business Management Teacher
BA in International Business and Economics, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania 2005 MA in Public Relations and Communication, National School of Political and Administrative Studies, Bucharest, Romania 2008 PGCE, Secondary Education, Sunderland University, UK 2014
Starting Year
2019
James Chandler
James Chandler
History teacher
University of York, BA (Hons) History 1991. University of Reading, PGCE (Secondary – History) 1995. University of Leeds, MA (Distinction) International Education 2007.
Starting Year
2019
James Drake
James Drake
Mathematics teacher
BA in Actuarial Science, University of Nothern Iowa, USA, 2007. Teaching Certification, University of WestFlorida, USA, 2015.
Starting Year
2019
Diana Akysh
Diana Akysh
Learning Support Teacher
BA in Psychology, Central Asian University, Almaty, 2006. MA in Education Human Exceptionalities, Idaho State University, USA, 2012
Starting Year
2014
Zukhra Bekturganova
Zukhra Bekturganova
Learning Support Teacher
Bsc in Pedagogics-Psychology, University of Astana, 2013. Advanced Diploma in Teaching children with Special needs, Woster University, 2015
Starting Year
2014
Yelena Yun
Yelena Yun
Teacher of Russian
BA in Teaching Russian Language & literature, Teacher's University of Almaty, 2012.
Starting Year
2014
Yekaterina Kalinina
Yekaterina Kalinina
Teacher of Russian
BA (Hons) in Teaching Russian language & literatuer, Moscow State University named after M.Lomonossov, 2012. MSc in Inclusive Education, Nazarbayev University, 2015
Starting Year
2015
Gulshat Nazymbekova
Gulshat Nazymbekova
Teacher of Kazakh, Edmonstone Housemistress
BA in Foreign languages ,Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages named after Abylai khan, Almaty 2008; BA in Teaching Kazakh Language & Literature, University of Astana, 2013;Trinity Diploma TESOL, Oxford House Prague, 2016.
Starting Year
2014
Ilyas Danyarov
Ilyas Danyarov
Teacher of performing arts
BSc in Ecology, Eurasian University, 2013. MSc in Natural Sciences, Eurasian National University, 2013
Starting Year
2017
Zhazira Idrissova
Zhazira Idrissova
Teacher of French & Russian
BA in 2 foreign languages, Kazakh University of International Relations and World languages, 2016. MA in Russian Philology, Branch of Moscow State University named after M.Lomonossov, 2018
Starting Year
2019
Yevgeniya Passeka
Yevgeniya Passeka
SENCO
BA Teacher of foreign languages, State Karaganda University, 2001. PGCE in Special Educational Needs Coordination, Leeds Beckett Univetsity, 2019. Msc in Educational Leadership (Inclusive Education) 2020.
Starting Year
2015
Dinara Shaimerdenova
Dinara Shaimerdenova
Teacher of Kazakh History
BA Tacher of History and Geography, University of Turkestan, 2006. Master in History, University of Turkestan, 2009
Starting Year
2015
Aizhan Bozbayeva-Hung
Aizhan Bozbayeva-Hung
Teacher of Kazakh
BA in teaching Kazkah Language & Literature, University of International Relations and World Languages, 1998. MA in Kazakh philology, University of Almaty (KazUIRaIL), 2000. PhD, Kazakh National University named after Al-Farabi, 2004.
Starting Year
2014
Timur Tursumbayev
Timur Tursumbayev
PE Teacher
BA in Physical Education, Eurasian National University named after L.Gumilyev, 2013
Starting Year
2018