Teaching Staff

Kindergarten
Maria Cook
Maria Cook
Reception Class Teacher
Sheffield Hallam University
Starting Year
2019
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
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
Gemma Mebrahtu
Gemma Mebrahtu
Head of Kindergarten
University of York, UK. BSc in Biology, 1997. University of York, UK. PGCE, 2000
Starting Year
2018
Zhanar Yessirkepova
Zhanar Yessirkepova
Creche Tutor
BA in Pedagogics and Psychology Southern Kazakhstan University, 2016.
Starting Year
2014
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
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
Meruert Bukayeva
Meruert Bukayeva
Creche Tutor
BA 2 foreign languages, Eurasian Humanitarian University, 2017.
Starting Year
2018
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
Junior School
Andrew Watkins
Andrew Watkins
Deputy Head of Junior School
University of Durham, BA Primary Education, 2010
Starting Year
2014
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
Paul Oliver
Paul Oliver
Y2 Class Teacher & Lead Junior Edmonstone Housemaster
University of Surrey, BA/QTS Primary Education, 1995
Starting Year
2016
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
Martin Peart
Martin Peart
Year 6 Class Teacher & Head of MP3
University of York St. John, UK. BA Primary Education, 2012
Starting Year
2018
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
Lisa Bentley
Lisa Bentley
Year 5 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
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
Victoria Kemps
Victoria Kemps
Y3 Class Teacher
BSc Hons degree in Communication and Counselling; Primary PGCE from BGU in Lincoln, England.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ryan Doherty
Ryan Doherty
Year 4 Class Teacher & Head of MP2
Queen's University, Belfast, BA (hons) History, 2013. University of Cumbria, UK. PGCE with QTS, 2014
Starting Year
2018
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
Takhmina Kakenova
Takhmina Kakenova
Music Teacher
BEd in Music, Kokshetau State College, 1995.
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
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
Jonathan Bailey
Jonathan Bailey
Year 3 Class Teacher
BA in Education, Un-ty of Birmingham, 1997; Med in Educational Leadership, Un-ty of Gloucestershire, 2010
Starting Year
2020
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
Daniel Cook
Daniel Cook
Y4 Class Teacher
BA in Education in Primary, Sheffield Hallam University, 2013.
Starting Year
2019
Bianca Pegler
Bianca Pegler
Year 1 Class Teacher & Head of MP1
Bath Spa University, UK. BA in Psychology and Education, 2005; Bath Spa University PGCE, 2006
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
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
Andrew Morgan
Andrew Morgan
Y2 Class Teacher
BSc in Biology, Southampton University, 1996. PGCE in Primary Education, Swansea University, 2003
Starting Year
2019
Senior School
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
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
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
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
Sarah Williams
Sarah Williams
Head of English
University of Wales, UK. BA in English and Writing, 2006; University of Wales, UK. PGCE, 2008
Starting Year
2018
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
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
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
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
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
Harrison James
Harrison James
Maths Teacher & Head of Teaching & Learning
University of York, UK. BSс Theoretical Physics, 2011; University of Cambridge, UK. MEd, 2015; University of Durham, UK. 2012
Starting Year
2018
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
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
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
Jamie Williams
Jamie Williams
Director of Sport
University of Winnipeg, Canada. BEd, 2013; University of Liverpool John Moores, UK. MSc Sport, 2001
Starting Year
2015
Andrew Palmer
Andrew Palmer
Head of Humanities & Attlee Housemaster
University of Kingston, UK. BSс Biology and Geography, 2004; University of Exeter, UK. PGCE Secondary Geography, 2005
Starting Year
2016
Susan Taylor
Susan Taylor
Head of Maths
BSc Mathematics – University of Nottingham 1993; PGCE Secondary Mathematics – University of Nottingham 1995
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
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
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
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
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
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
Timur Tursumbayev
Timur Tursumbayev
PE Teacher
BA in Physical Education, Eurasian National University named after L.Gumilyev, 2013
Starting Year
2018
Seth Madden
Seth Madden
Teacher of Art
BA of Teaching, BA of Fine Art, Universuty of Newcastle (Australia), 2005; Teachers Certificate, New South Wales Department of Education and Trianing, 2007
Starting Year
2020
Najib Sboui
Najib Sboui
Maths Teacher
BA in Science of computers applied management, University of Kairouan, 2007; QTS, 2011
Starting Year
2020
Jessica Swann
Jessica Swann
Head of Science
BSc in Forensic Science, Un-ty of Glamorgan, 2009; PGCE in Secondary Chemsitry, Un-ty of Exeter, 2010; QTS, 2010
Starting Year
2020
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
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
Faye Fraser
Faye Fraser
Director of Music & Head of Sixth Form
BA in Music (Hons), University of Kingston, 2009; PGCE in Music (Secondary), University of London, 2010
Starting Year
2020
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
Daniell Bell
Daniell Bell
English Teacher
BA in English, Nottingham Trent University, 2007; PGCE, Un-ty of Northhampton, 2016; QTS, 2010
Starting Year
2020
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
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