About Us

Staff & Governors

Principal

Robert O'Brien

Principal

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Senior Leadership Team

Mike Elward

Vice-Principal

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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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Darren Broad

Head of Upper Seniors and Head of Science

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Sarah Moores

Head of Sixth Form, PSHE Coordinator & Teacher of Modern Languages

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James Miller

Director of Studies & Head of History

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Louisa Eccles

Head of Pastoral Care & Teacher of Modern Languages

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Hugh Tabel

Deputy Head of Pastoral Care, Head of Careers & Teacher of Science

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Academic staff

Cathy Stephenson

Teacher of Reception

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Linda Parish

Teacher of Reception

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Sharon Carvill

Infant Teacher and Teacher of Learning Support

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Nicola Smith

Teacher of Year 2

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Debbie Help

Primary Learning Support Assistant

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Charlie Fawkner-Corbett

Primary Learning Support Assistant

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Nikki Rihoy

Primary Learning Support Assistant

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Belinda Festivo

Primary Learning Support Assistant

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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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Katie Beavan

Teacher of Year 5

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Mel Bisson

Primary Religious Education Coordinator

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Steve Hutchison

Teacher of Year 6, Mathematics & Games

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Morna McDougall

Head of Physical Education

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Jo Flood

Head of English & EPQ Coordinator

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Amanda Brun

Teacher of English

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Justine Vlad

Head of Drama & Teacher of English

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Michelle Gilson

Activities Coordinator, Teacher of Psychology & Learning Support Assistant

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Susie Sloman

Teacher of Business Studies, PE and PSHE

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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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Joanna Way

Teacher of Mathematics

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Lucille Pearson

Head of Food and Nutrition

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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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Dan Burgess

Teacher of Science

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Hugh Tabel

Deputy Head of Pastoral Care, Head of Careers & Teacher of Science

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Charlotte Mason-Smith

Teacher of Science

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Sue Robilliard

Teacher of Chemistry

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Kath Guille

Teacher of Geography & Games

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Holly Fairley

Head of Geography

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Michelle Oesterman

Head of Computing & Teacher of Games

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Gareth Rees

Teacher of History

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Magali Brouard

Teacher of Business Studies, French & Classics

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Ana Boldison-Smith

Head of Modern Languages

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Katie Whitford

Teacher of French

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Neil Houston

Director of Music

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Katie Gough

Teacher of Music

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Madeleine Ellert

Head of Theology

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Maria Page

Head of Psychology & Teacher of Theology

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Kelly Fay

Head of Learning Support (SENCO) & Teacher of English

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

Pre-School Team

Scarlett Regan

Pre-School Manager

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Kate Taylor

Deputy Pre-School Manager

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Administrative and Support Staff

Tracy Feehan

Principal's PA

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Maria Green

School Secretary

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Sonia Hollowell

Registrar

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Emma Stafford-Bell

Exams Officer & Alumni Secretary

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Jayne Offen

Office Manager

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Emma Torode

Laboratory Technician

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Martina Lenfestey

Assistant Bursar

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Rebecca Hart

ICT Manager

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Anna Rivers

Digital Systems Manager

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Richard Glover

Estate Team

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Richard Clarke

Estate Manager

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Steve Wilson

Estate Team

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Principal's Dog

Gilbert

Principal's Dog

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.