Leehurst Swan School


Independent Co-Educational Day School

Tel: 01722 333094

Our Staff

At Leehurst Swan we have a wealth of amazing staff. Our teachers recognise the needs of each individual child and give them the confidence to find their voice.

We are also fortunate to have fantastic support staff who contribute to making Leehurst Swan a happy, nurturing and caring school.


Senior Leadership Team

Headmaster & Deputy DSL
Mr T Ayres BA(Hons) PGCE
Bursar & Exams Officer
Mrs L Chater  
Assistant Head / DSL / Hd of Seniors / Tr. of History
Mrs M Bateman BA(Hons) MA PGCE
Head of Prep / Deputy DSL (Prep)
Mrs C Oldham BSc(Sociology & Social Policy) GTP QTS (Primary) 
Director of Studies/ Hd. of Humanities / Tr. of Geography
Mrs B Wright BA(Hons) MA Cantab PGCE
Registrar / PA to Headmaster / Hd. of Marketing
Mrs B Smith AMDIS Marketing Dip
Prep Teacher/ Y5&6 Phase Group Leader
Mrs S Ware CertEd

DSL = Designated Safeguarding Lead

Hd. = Head

Tr. = Teacher


Academic Staff

Learning Support (Acting Head of LS) Ms E Barnard Bsc(Hons) PGCE
Midday Supervisory Asst. & After School Club Ms S Campbell  
Teacher of PE & Games, French & R.S. Mrs S Campbell-Colquhoun BSc
Head of MFL & PSHCE, Teacher of English Ms S Collins BA(Hons) MA PGCE
Teaching Assistant Ms R Coombs  
Teacher of Chemistry & Careers Manager Mrs C Danquah BSc(Hons) PGCE
Teacher of PE & Games Mr J Digby  
Teacher of DT & Head of ICT Mr J Fleming BA(Hons) PGCE
Head of Science Mr D Gamble BSc(Hons) PGCE
Teacher of Art Mrs E Gimenez BA(Hons) PG Dip
Teacher of Spanish Sra D Gonzalez BA
Learning Support Assistant Mrs K Hamilton  
Prep Teacher Mrs V Jackson BA(Hons) with QTS
Teacher of Maths Mrs K Joss BSc(Hons), PGCE
Teacher of Biology/Physical Sciences Mrs S Kaye BEd(Hons)
Prep Teacher Ms J L Leach BA(Hons) History PGCE
Head of Art/Photography/ DT Mr D Liversage BA(Hons) PGCE MA (RCA)
Gap year student Mr G Moody  
Midday Supervisory Assistant Ms N Nikolin  
Teaching Assistant & Learning Support Asst Mrs R Orchard Level 3 Dip. Early Years & Level 2 Dip. Understanding Autism
Head of PE and Games Mrs F Pearce BSc(Hons) PGCE
Teacher of Music Mr T Sutcliffe BA(Hons)
Teacher of French Mrs V Thomas MA(Hons) PGCE 
Teacher of PE and Games Miss R Thompson BEd(Hons)
Prep Teacher/ Head of Prep Music Miss A Tyrrell BA(Hons) DipLCM
Prep Teacher Ms J Veratau BSc(Hons) PGCE
Prep Teacher/ Y5&6 Phase Group Leader Mrs S Ware Cert Ed
Teacher of Drama & Learning Support Asst Mrs B Willan BA(Hons) PGCE
Head of Maths Mr T Willan BSc(Hons) PGC PGCE
Head of English Ms O Williams BA (Hons) M.Ed PGCE

Administrative Staff

PE Administrator and Sports Coach Mr B Baker NGBs
IT Manager Mr J Haq  
Marketing Assistant Mrs E Lewis BA(Hons) PGDipM
Accounts Assistant & Data Manager Miss J Patrick  
Receptionist Mrs S Turner  

Estates Staff

Estates Manager Mr I Chalk
Maintenance Operative Mr M Cope