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Solefields School, Sevenoaks

Star Gymnasts

Our Gymnastics Team scooped 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 2 Bronze Medals at the Walthamstow Hall Gymnastics Championships. Well done team!  

Solefield win British Title!

Congratulations to our Under 11 Fencing team on winning the national title in Fencing.

 

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Please scroll down the page to meet our Team, Teaching Staff and Assistants, Games Coaches, Administrative, Support and Catering Staff and our Peripatetic Music Staff:
Click directly on a name if you would like to contact a particular staff member by e-mail.

Mr Dougal Philps 
Headmaster
B.Sc (Hons) Manchester
IAPS
Mrs Diana Mahon
Deputy Head & Year 3 Teacher, DSL
Mrs Helen McClure
Deputy Head (Academic) & Head of Religious Studies

 TEACHING STAFF

 Reception
Mrs Catherine Openshaw
MA (Ed) Open University
BEd (Hons) Homerton College, Cambridge
Head of KS1, Head of ICT & Reception Teacher
 

Mrs Emma Hicks
BA (Hons), PGCE Goldsmiths, London
Junior Department Assistant

Year 1R
Miss Harriet Rowe
BA (Hons) Falmouth, Cornwall; PGCE Chichester, West Sussex
Head of PSHE & Year 1 Teacher

 

 Mr Mike Parker
Junior Department Assistant & Head of Football

Year 2A
Miss Rachael Adams
BA (Hons) Greenwich
Year 2 Teacher

 

Mrs Carol Garton
Junior Department Assistant & After School Care Supervisor
 

 

 

 

Year 3G

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3B

 

Mr Ed Gamwells
BA (Hons) Exeter
Head of History, Head of Houses & Year 3 Form Teacher

 

 

Mr John Bowden
Year 3 Form Teacher & Head of Cricket

 

 

 

Mrs Diana Mahon
BEd (Hons) Sunderland
Deputy Head & Year 3 Teacher, DSL
Miss Angie Turner
Junior Department Assistant
Year 4H

Miss Clare Habershon
BA (Hons) Warwick; PGCE UEL
Year 4 Form Teacher

 Year 4W

 

Miss Gemma Wilson
BA (Hons) Durham; PGCE Canterbury, Christchurch
Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Clubs Coordinator & Year 4 Form Teacher

 

 Year 5H

Mr Carlos Henry
BEd,
Dunedin College of Education, New Zealand
Director of Sport & Year 5 Form Teacher

Year 5K

Mrs Cathie Kitley
BA (Joint Hons) English/Music, Cardiff & PGCE, PG Dip in Specific Learning Difficulties, PG Cert National Award for SENCO
Year 5 Form Teacher

 

 

Mr James Cramp
BSc (Hons) Sports Management, Bournemouth University
Year 5 Form Teacher & Head of Rugby

 

Year 6BR           

Mr Peter Browne
BEd (Hons), London University
Head of English & Drama & Year 6 Form Teacher

 

Year 6BA      

 

Mrs Dana Baker
BA (Hons) Slade School of Art, UCL
PGCE, Middlesex
Head of Art & Year 6 Form Teacher

 

 

Year 7K 


Mr Malcolm Kennedy
BA - Sth Africa; Cert. Ed Rhodesia; QTS, PG Dip UEL
Head of Mathematics & Year 7 Form Teacher

 Year 8P

Mrs Linda Payne
GRSM, RAM, PGCE Homerton College, Cambridge; English/Music
Head of Geography & Year 8 Form Teacher
Geography Coordinator IAPS District 2 (Kent)

 

 

 

Mrs Helen McClure 
BA (Hons) French, Birmingham. PGCE, French & Spanish, Birmingham
Deputy Head (Academic) & Head of Religious Studies


 

Mr Rob Fenning
BA, Music, Hull
Director of Music

 

Mr Kevin Farmery
BEd, Biological Sciences, Warwick
Head of Science

 


Mrs Lisa Glennon-Cousins
BA (Hons) & PGCE, PG Dip Dyslexia and Literacy,
PG Cert National Award for SEN Co
Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator

 

Mr Nick Quiney
GLCM, London College of Music; PGCE, Goldsmiths University
French, Mythology and Religious Studies

 

 

Mrs Janette Obeney
Learning Support Assistant

 

Mrs Gloria Moscatelli
Learning Support Assistant

 


Mrs Kimberley Paterson
Learning Support Assistant

 

 

Mr Kim Raymond
Teaching Assistant & Games

 

Mrs Jana Mack
After School Care Assistant

 

Mrs Pauline Connelly
After School Care Assistant

 

 

Mr Malcolm Burkett
Visiting Judo Coach

ADMINISTRATIVE & SUPPORT STAFF

 


 

 

Mrs Rosalind Philps
Estates Bursar
LLB (Hons) Kingston, Solicitor (NP)

Mrs Barbara Volpato
Registrar & PA to the
Headmaster
BA (Hons)
, ACIB

 Miss Jacqueline Crowley
Finance
ACA, BA (Hons)

 

 

Mrs Anne Hill
School Secretary
&
Clerk to the Governors

Mrs Fiona Henry
Marketing
MBus, BCom, BMus (Hons)
Otago, New Zealand

Mr Jason Healey
Groundskeeper & Caretaker

GAP YEAR STUDENTS

Each year we welcome Gap Year students to our team

 
Patrick Holland
(Solefield Old Boy)
Tom Nicholls Ollie Leader

CATERING TEAM

Holroyd Howe staff provide the catering for us at Solefield.
 

Mrs Jane Tovey
Chef Manager
Mrs Beth Healey
Catering Assistant
Ms Katy Wiggins
Kitchen Assistant

PERIPATETIC MUSIC STAFF

 

Mr Robert Connell
BA (Hons), PGCE, ATCL
Guitar

 Mr Peter de Croos
MA, BMus,

GTCL LTCL, ATCL
Piano & Keyboard

Mr Martin Bloor
Strings

 

 

Mrs Alice Yelf
Brass

 Mr Alun Francis
Recorder & Clarinet

Ms Jo Fooks
Woodwind

Mr Nick Quiney
GLCM, PGCE
Piano

Mrs Helen Walker
AGSM
Voice & Choir

Mr Matt Wilson
Drums

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