Senior School Staff

Our teachers work hard to establish strong relationships with every pupil so that they can help them succeed at school, in exams and in later life.

Senior School Staff

Our teachers work hard to establish strong relationships with every pupil so that they can help them succeed at school, in exams and in later life.

Find out more about Colchester High School’s senior staff members here. Our teachers and support staff work hard to establish strong relationships with pupils so they succeed.

Mr David Young

Mr David Young

Principal

I am extremely proud to have been at Colchester High School since 2004, originally as a teacher of Mathematics, and then as Director of Studies, before becoming Principal in January 2010. As a result ...

Mrs Carole Goodwin

Mrs Carole Goodwin

Deputy Head Teacher

I worked at Colchester High School for ten very happy years as Head of Lower School and, after a two year break, I am delighted to return as Deputy ...

Mrs Harriet Croydon

Mrs Harriet Croydon

Assistant Head Teacher

I am really pleased to hold the position of Assistant Head Teacher, a role which encompasses all the aspects of being an education professional, about which I am passionate. Over the course of my care...

Staff Name Qualifications
Mr Chris Rayner BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS

Staff Name Qualifications
Miss Alison Banks BEd (Hons), QTS

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Fiona Ritson Senior School Academics Lead BA (Hons), QTS
Mr Simon Newcomb Senior School Pastoral Lead BA (Hons), PGCE

 

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Rachel Barber Form Teacher 9B BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Rachael Laurence Form Teacher 7L BA (Hons)
Mr Alex Lee Form Teacher 8L B.A. (Hons), PGCE

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Ms Fiona Ritson Head of English BA (Hons), QTS
Mrs Elizabeth Candler Form Teacher 9C BA (Hons), QTS
Mrs Sarah Hoddell Form Teacher 11H BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Sally Stock Maternity Leave BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Helen Whybrew Form Teacher 10W BA (Hons), QTS, PGCE

 

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Eve Brindley Head of Humanities MA (Oxon), QTS, PGCE, CELTA
Mr Simon Newcomb Senior School Pastoral Leader BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Olivia Cullen
Mr Matthew Moore Form Teacher 8M BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Samantha Larwood Form Teacher 7D
Mrs Lucy Johnson MSc, BSc, PGCE

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Michelle Hewes Head of Maths BSc(Hons), PGCE
Mr Jonathan Collins Form Teacher 11C Bsc (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Nicola Martell-Smith Form Teacher 11MS BSc (Hons), QTS
Mrs Lisa Milburn Form Teacher 8MR BEd (Hons)

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Katrina Brown Head of Modern Foreign Languages BA (Hons), PGCE, PgDL, LPC
Miss Sandrine Atmadjov Form Teacher 9A BA, PGCE, QTS
Mrs Nicola Sanchez BA (Hons), QTS

Staff Name Job Title Qualifications
Miss Mercedes Romero-Fernandez Head of Music BMus, PGDip, PGAd, PGCE, QTS
Mrs Jessica Sillett BA (Hons), QTS

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Heather Rose Head of Science BSc (Hons), GTP
Mr Ben Abbott Form Teacher 10A BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Mr Matt Rose Form Teacher 10R BA (Hons), QTS

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mr Adam Dowson Head of PE & Games BA (Hons), QTS
Miss Alison Banks KS4 Phase Leader BEd (Hons), QTS
Mr Adam Bloss Form Teacher 7B BSc, PGCE
Mr Chris Rayner KS3 Phase Leader BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS

Staff Name Job Title Qualifications
Ms Cora Allen Head of Learning Support BA (Hons), PGCE
Miss Nicola Andon BEd (Hons) QTS, T.E.F.L
Mrs Jackie Finch Cache Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice
Mrs Kim Munson
Miss Katie Dixon

Staff Name Qualifications
Mr Greg Eaton
Mr Ross Farley
Mrs Gillian Gerrard LTCL, GTCL (Hons)
Mr Chris Kuhnert L.G.S.M.
Mrs Dee Mardi
Mr Colin Matthews LLCM, Cert. (Mus.Ed.) TCL
Mr Phil Smith

Staff Name Job Title
Mrs Stacey Lane Secretary
Mrs Laura Evans Secretary
Mrs Joanna Cowell Examinations Officer
Mrs Natalie Steadman Finance Officer
Main Tel:
01206 573389
After School Club:
07505 436582
Early Years Wraparound:
01206 217110