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.

Ms Karen Gracie-Langrick

Ms Karen Gracie-Langrick

Headteacher

I am extremely proud to have taken the position of Headteacher at Colchester High School. With over 25 years of experience of working in education, most recently as Deputy Head at Leighton Park School...

Mrs Carole Goodwin

Mrs Carole Goodwin

Deputy Headteacher

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 He...

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 Academic 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 7B BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Chloe Haggerty Form Teacher 10A BSc Hons, QTS
Mrs Rachel Laurence Maternity Leave BA (Hons)
Mrs Emma Traynor Form Teacher 9L MA, BA (Hons), PGCE

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Ms Fiona Ritson Head of English BA (Hons), QTS
Mrs Sarah Hoddell Form Teacher 10H BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Sally Stock BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Helen Whybrew Form Teacher 11WS BA (Hons), QTS, PGCE

 

 

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Eve Brindley Head of Humanities MA (Oxon), QTS, PGCE, CELTA
Mrs Harriet Croydon Assistant Headteacher BA (Hons) INT, QTS, PGCE
Mrs Olivia Cullen Form Teacher 10CJ BA (Hons), PGCE
Mrs Lucy Johnson Form Teacher 8L MSc, BSc, PGCE
Mrs Samantha Larwood Form Teacher 8L BA (Hons), QTS, PGCE
Mr Simon Newcomb Senior School Pastoral Leader BA (Hons), PGCE

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Michelle Hewes Head of Maths BSc(Hons), PGCE
Mr Fraser Jamieson BA (Hons), QTS
Mrs Nicola Martell-Smith Form Teacher 7MS BSc (Hons), QTS
Mrs Lisa Milburn Form Teacher 9M BEd (Hons)
Mrs Emily Procter Form Teacher 9M BA (Hons) PGCE MA

Staff Name Job Title/ Form Qualifications
Mrs Katrina Brown Head of Modern Foreign Languages BA (Hons), PGCE, PgDL, LPC
Miss Sandrine Atmadjov Form Teacher 8A BA, PGCE, QTS
Mrs Nicola Sanchez Form Teacher 9S BA (Hons), QTS

Staff Name Job Title Qualifications
Miss Mercedes Romero-Fernandez Head of Music BMus, PGDip, PGAd, PGCE, QTS
Mrs Katrina Brown BA (Hons), PGCE, PgDL, LPC
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 11A BSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Mr Matt Rose Form Teacher 11R 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 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
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01206 573389
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