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Frewen College

Frewen College

The Frewen Team

Around 70 staff are employed by Frewen College, including Teaching staff, Boarding staff, Classroom Support staff, Therapists, Admin and Finance staff, Catering, Cleaning, Maintenance and Gardening Staff and Drivers.

A full list is available below, or click on the links on the left to find out more.

Senior Staff 

Name Position
Mr N Goodman
Mr G Godin
BSc (Hons)
Vice Principal
Mr G Marsh
Interim Business Manager & Bursar
Ms S Medcraft
Head of Boarding
Mrs S Welch
BA (Hons) with QTS, Dip SpLD, ELKLAN Accreditation Level 4
Head of Prep School, English
Miss H Lawrence,
BA (Hons), PGCE, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Head of Sixth Form and Careers, Humanities

Teaching Staff 

Name Role
Ms J Adie,
Head of ICT
Mr I Barnett Music, Guitar & Drums
Miss C Beaumont,
BA (Hons), PGCE, ELKLAN Accreditation Level 3
KS2 Teacher

Ms C Bushe

BA (Hons)

Miss N Cardinale,
BSc (Hons), PGCE, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Miss N Carpenter,
BA (Hons), OCN Level 3 Dyslexia 
Lead Practitioner & KS2 Teacher

Ms D Chambers

BA (Hons)

Mrs C Claasen,
DipHE/DipEd, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Mr L Claasen,
BA (Hons), HDE, OTT, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
English & Archery Coach
Mrs A Crawford Singing
Mrs E Dewar,
BA (Hons), PGCE, PG Cert SpLD Level 7 ATS
Specialist Intervention Teacher and Access Arrangements Assessor
Mrs R Forbes-Gower,
BEd (Hons), AMBDA, PGCE Spld (Dyslexia)
Head of Design Technology

Mrs J Hambleton

BA (Hons)

PE & Outdoor Education Teacher
Mr L Howard, BA (Hons) PGCE Cover Supervisor

Mrs L Payne

 BA Hons, MA Hons, MPhil Hons & PGCE 

Mr G Rawlings,
BA (Hons), PGCE, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Head of Maths
Mr D Sangster,
BA (Hons), PGCE
Head of Art
Mrs J Sharley,
BEd (Hons), OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
KS2 Teacher
Mr N Stanley,
BA (Hons), MA, PGCE, FRSA, MSTSD, ACIEA, Ascentis Level 3 Award in Speech & Drama (ELKLAN)
Head of English & Literacy
Mr J Torres BS C( Hons) Maths
Mr S Wassell,
BSc (Hons), PgDip, PGCE, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Teacher of Science
Mrs S White,
DPP, C&G 7307 Adult Ed, OCR Dip SpLD, Dip CP, MBACP
Senior School


Name Role
Miss B Driver,
MSc, CCC-SLP, MRCSLT, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Speech & Language Therapy
Mrs N Foster,
BSc (Hons), BAOT
Occupational Therapy
Mrs A Smith,
BSc (Hons), MRCSLT
Speech & Language Therapy
Mrs V Wood,
Bsc (Hons) MCSP, OCN Level 3 Dyslexia

Teaching Assistants/Technicians 

Name Role

Mrs F Barnett

BSc (Hons)

Sixth Form
Mrs O Boulding,
Science Technician
Ms J Conlin Food & Nutrition Technician
Mrs M Davey,
BA (Hons), OCN Level 3 Dyslexia
Senior School
Mrs Z Dunga,
Prep School
Ms L Fearn Sixth Form
Mrs S Jefferson Senior School
Miss J Gould Sixth Form

Ms H Guy 

BA Hons, PGDip, PGCE

Sixth Form
Mrs J Holt,
OCN Level 3 Dyslexia, NVQ Level 3 Childrens Care Learning & Development
Senior School
Mr P Messenger Design Technology
Mrs C Mitchell,
OCN Level 3 Dyslexia, NVQ Level 2
Mr G Parker 6th Form 
Mrs C Ripley Food & Nutrition Technician
Miss Z Spirim Prep School
Mr D Wakeford Design Technology


Name Role

Ms M Hadi

Boarding Assistant

Miss H Lewis


Mr H Orr Graduate Resident Assistant

Mr B Swinson


Ms K Thompson Boarding Assistant
Mrs J Turner Boarding Assistant
Miss R Woodgate Assistant Housemistress

GAP Students 

Name Role
Eliza Gannon GAP student
Harvey Billingham GAP student

School Matron 

Name Role
Mrs C Allsopp,
MSc, PhD, BSc (Hons), ALSA
School Matron

School Doctor 

Name Role
Dr James,
Doctor (Northiam GP)

Administration Staff 

Name Role
Mrs L Andrew Marketing Officer
Mrs A Baker Principal’s Personal Assistant & Admissions
Mr A Baxter Network Manager
Mrs J Thompson

SEND & Reviews Manager


Finance & Administration Officer

Ms C Wood Data and Examinations Manager

Maintenance and Grounds

Name Role
Mr A Smith Estates Manager
Mr P Dunk Maintenance Technician
Mr M Pickett Groundsperson
Mr C Smith Gardener
Mr J Taylor Head Gardener

Catering Staff

Name Role
Mrs H Wareham Catering Manager
Mrs J Croucher Chef
Mrs J Furminger Kitchen Assistant
Mr H Heard Kitchen Assistant
Mrs D Noonan Kitchen Assistant
Miss K Saxby Kitchen Assistant
Miss J Smith Kitchen Assistant
Mrs T Woollett Chef


Name Role
Mrs C Ripley Head of Housekeeping
Mrs K Ip Cleaning Assistant
Mrs L Kilpatrick Cleaning Assistant
Mrs P Payne Cleaning Assistant
Mrs C Reakes Laundry Supervisor
Ms K Saxby Cleaning Assistant
Mrs S Escalante Cleaning Assistant
Mrs L Weight Laundry Assistant


Name Role
Mr G Bamford Minibus Driver
Mr S MacKinnon Minibus Driver
Mr P Ryan Minibus Driver
Mr A Wilson Minibus Driver


  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA)
  • Crested
  • Independent Schools Association
  • The Good Schools Guide
  • Elklan's 'Communication Friendly Schools
  • Boarding Schools Association