About Us

Staff & Governors

Principal

Robert O'Brien

Principal

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Senior Leadership Team

Mike Elward

Vice-Principal

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Jane Grange

Director of Studies & Teacher of English

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Hugh Tabel

Pastoral Manager (DSL), Head of Careers & Teacher of Science

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Alexa Yeoman

Head of Infants and Year 1 Teacher

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Mark Allison

Head of Juniors and Year 6 Teacher

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Andy Manning

Head of Lower Seniors & Teacher of Physical Education & Games

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Madeleine Ellert

Head of Upper Seniors & Head of Theology

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Sarah Moores

Head of Sixth Form & Teacher of Modern Languages

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Mark Lewis

Bursar

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Pastoral Managers

Hugh Tabel

Pastoral Manager (DSL), Head of Careers & Teacher of Science

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Kelly Fay

Pastoral Manager (Primary), Head of Learning Support (SENCO) & Teacher of English

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Sarah Haughey

Pastoral Manager (Senior), Head of PSHE & Teacher of Theology

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Nursery & Infants

Alexa Yeoman

Head of Infants and Year 1 Teacher

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Scarlett Regan

Pre-School Manager

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Kate Taylor

Deputy Pre-School Manager

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Cathy Stephenson

Teacher of Reception

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Vanessa Cairns

Teacher of Reception

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Sharon Carvill

Teacher of Year 1

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Nicola Smith

Teacher of Year 2

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Charlie Fawkner-Corbett

Infant Learning Support Assistant

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Joanne Hutchison

Infant Learning Support Assistant

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Claire Reader

Infant Learning Support Assistant

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Juniors

Mark Allison

Head of Juniors and Year 6 Teacher

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Tricia Lewis

Teacher of Year 3 & Games

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Rebecca Reid

Teacher of Year 4 & Geography

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Steve Hutchison

Teacher of Year 5, Mathematics & Games

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Katie Beavan

Teacher of Year 5

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Mel Bisson

Year 6 Tutor & Primary Religious Education Coordinator

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Nikki Rihoy

Primary Learning Support Assistant

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Belinda Festivo

Junior Learning Support Assistant

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Fiona Dowding

Junior Learning Support Assistant

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Art & Design

Cora Lee

Head of Art

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Hugh Rose

Design Director & Teacher of Art

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Rachel Van der Linden

Head of Design Technology

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Antonio Strappini

Design Technology Technician

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Business Studies

Susie Sloman

Head of Business Studies, PE and PSHE

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Magali Brouard

Teacher of Business Studies, French & Classics

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English & Drama

Jo Flood

Head of English & EPQ Coordinator

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Justine Vlad

Head of Drama & Teacher of English

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Amanda Brun

Teacher of English

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Kelly Fay

Pastoral Manager (Primary), Head of Learning Support (SENCO) & Teacher of English

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Jane Grange

Director of Studies & Teacher of English

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James Miller

Head of History & UCAS Coordinator

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Food & Nutrition

Lucille Pearson

Head of Food and Nutrition

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Sue Domaille

Food & Nutrition Technician

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Computing

Michelle Oesterman

Head of Computing & Teacher of Games

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History

James Miller

Head of History & UCAS Coordinator

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Gareth Rees

Teacher of History

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Mike Elward

Vice-Principal

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Geography

Holly Fairley

Head of Geography & Deputy Senior Teacher

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Kath Guille

Teacher of Geography & Games

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Languages

Ana Boldison-Smith

Head of Modern Languages

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Magali Brouard

Teacher of Business Studies, French & Classics

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Louisa Eccles

Teacher of Modern Languages

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Sarah Moores

Head of Sixth Form & Teacher of Modern Languages

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Katie Whitford

Teacher of French

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Mathematics

Sarah O'Leary

Head of Mathematics & Senior Teacher

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Christine Nicolle

Teacher of Mathematics

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Kate Bentley

Teacher of Mathematics

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Steve Hutchison

Teacher of Year 5, Mathematics & Games

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Joanna Way

Teacher of Mathematics

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Owen Brolly

Teacher of Chemistry & Mathematics

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Music

Neil Houston

Director of Music

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Diana Bathurst

Teacher of Music & Chamber Music Coordinator

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Physical Education & Games

Morna McDougall

Head of Physical Education

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Andy Manning

Head of Lower Seniors & Teacher of Physical Education & Games

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Kath Guille

Teacher of Geography & Games

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Michelle Oesterman

Head of Computing & Teacher of Games

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Susie Sloman

Head of Business Studies, PE and PSHE

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Steve Hutchison

Teacher of Year 5, Mathematics & Games

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Tricia Lewis

Teacher of Year 3 & Games

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Psychology

Maria Page

Head of Psychology & Teacher of Theology

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Science

Darren Broad

Head of Science

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Hugh Tabel

Pastoral Manager (DSL), Head of Careers & Teacher of Science

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Dan Burgess

Teacher of Science

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Charlotte Mason-Smith

Teacher of Biology

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Owen Brolly

Teacher of Chemistry & Mathematics

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Kirsty Cluett

Teacher of Biology

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Jenny Toerien

EPQ Coordinator, Science Technician & Library Assistant

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William Woodall

Science Technician

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Theology

Madeleine Ellert

Head of Upper Seniors & Head of Theology

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Maria Page

Head of Psychology & Teacher of Theology

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James Miller

Head of History & UCAS Coordinator

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Sarah Haughey

Pastoral Manager (Senior), Head of PSHE & Teacher of Theology

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Mel Bisson

Year 6 Tutor & Primary Religious Education Coordinator

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Educational Enrichment

Kelly Fay

Pastoral Manager (Primary), Head of Learning Support (SENCO) & Teacher of English

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Nicole Petit

Learning Support Assistant & Duke of Edinburgh Award Coordinator

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Darryl Toerien

Head of Enquiry Based Learning

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For the academic qualifications of our teaching staff, please click here.

Administration

Mark Lewis

Bursar

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Tracy Feehan

Principal's PA

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Sonia Hollowell

Registrar

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Maria Green

School Secretary

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Jayne Offen

Office Manager

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Martina Lenfestey

Assistant Bursar

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Alison Powner

Finance Assistant

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Rebecca Hart

ICT Manager

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Anna Rivers

Digital Systems Manager

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Hugh Rose

Design Director & Teacher of Art

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Estate Management

Richard Clarke

Estate Manager

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Steve Wilson

Estate Team

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Richard Glover

Estate Team

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Stephen Clarke

Estate Liaison Officer

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Ian Jenkins

Groundsman and Maintenance Officer

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Hayley Wallace

Caretaker

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Governors & Trustees

Governance

i) The primary role of the Governing Body of Blanchelande College is to guide the direction of the College; to help preserve the religious character of the school; to support the staff students and parents;  and to identify any possible weaknesses in the College so as to bring about improvement

ii) The ultimate responsibility for all financial and contractual matters of Blanchelande College rests with the Trustees.

Governors

Mr Trevor Wakefield (Interim Chair) 

Mr Eamonn Finnerty 

Mrs Julie Fletcher 

Mr Ken Gibbs (advisor) 

Mr Joe Mooney 

Mrs Marie McNeela 

Mrs Sheila Parr 

Mrs Justine Riley (Clerk to the Board) 

Fr Christopher Rutledge 

Correspondence for the Chair of Governors should be marked Private and Confidential and addressed to Mr Trevor Wakefield, Chair of Governors, Blanchelande College, Les Vauxbelets, St Andrews GY6 8XY. Correspondence is checked during and outside of term time. To arrange a phone call, please contact the School Office on (01481) 237200.

Trustees

Mr Michael Fattorini

Mr John Greenfield

Mrs Karel Harris

Correspondence for the Trustees of Blanchelande College should be marked Private and Confidential and addressed to Mr Mark Lewis, Clerk to the Trustees, Blanchelande College, Les Vauxbelets, St Andrews GY6 8XY. Correspondence is checked during and outside of term time. To arrange a phone call, please contact the Bursar's Office on (01481) 232545.