Staff

Senior Leadership Team

 

Mr Chris JonesHeadmaster
Mr Nathan CloseDeputy Headmaster, Head of Teaching & Learning
Mr Paul FlowerdayBursar
Mrs Sandra JanmanDirector of Operations
Mrs Charlie LeeDirector of Wellbeing, Head of Boarding
Mrs Elizabeth Penrose-SmithHead of Pre-Prep & Nursery

Administration

Mrs Kathryn Billingham-WestRegistrar  and Head’s PA
Mr Peter HoltIT Network Manager
Ms Bethany KentNursery & Pre-Prep Secretary, School Compliance Officer
Mrs Louise MeehanDeputy Bursar
Mrs Mandy MarshHR Administrator 
Miss Michelle MochiMarketing Manager
Mrs Jackie VintenOffice Administrator 

Prep Teaching Staff & Tutors

Mrs Angela BlackwellArt
Mr Mark BoneHead of ICT
Mrs Samantha BradburyLearning Support Assistant
Mr Steve BullockYear 5 Tutor/DT
Mr Darren CarrickHead of Geography/Year 6 Tutor/Director of Sport
Miss Tanya CarterYear 4 Teacher
Mr Nathan CloseHead of History
Mrs Leslie CoppinHead of Science
Mrs Lesley DodsonHead of MFL/Year 5 & 6 Co-ordinator
Mrs Jane FoxLearning Support Teacher
Mr Liam GallagherEnglish/Drama Teacher
Mrs Helen GodwinLearning Support Teacher
Mrs Holly HampsFrench/Spanish Teacher
Mrs Karen HarrisLearning Support Teacher
Miss Abigail HumphriesYear 4 Teacher
Mrs Sandra JanmanHead of Music
Mrs Hannah JenksYear 3 Teacher (Maternity Leave)
Mrs Lou Johnson Head of Art
Miss Lucy JonesHead of Girls’ Games
Mrs Charlie LeeHead of Maths
Mr Stuart LeeForest School Leader
Mrs Sarah LitchfieldHead of English/Year 5 Tutor
Ms Lauren MackeyHead of Learning Support SENCO
Ms Linda Martin School Counsellor
Ms Kati Martyn-ColesMusic Teachers
Mrs Karen O’BrienHead of EAL
Mr Ian PinnockHead of RS & PSHE/Year 7 Tutor
Miss Kaylan PriceYear 3 Teacher
Miss Helen PrinslooHome Economics Teacher/Games
Mrs Judith SelvesKS2 Teacher
Mr Alan SmithGames Coach
Mrs Natasha TomkinsYear 3 Teacher
Mrs Sue VaughanLearning Support Assistant

Pre-Prep Teaching Staff

 

Miss Holly AlmeidaYear 2
Mrs Jenny BarhamYear 1 Teacher
Miss Hannah DavisNursery Assistant
Miss Nicole DayNursery Teacher
Mrs Jackie DiedericksReception Teacher
Mrs Sharon Ford Nursery Assistant
Mrs Lynette Grant Teaching Assistant
Miss Alexis HenkeEYFS/Reception Teacher
Mrs Lesley JubbNursery Assistant
Miss Charlotte MendolaNursery Assistant 
Mrs Jenny ParkerSwimming Teacher
Mrs Sophia PavlouForest School Teacher/Nursery Assistant
Mrs Elizabeth Penrose-SmithYear 1 Teacher
Mrs Victoria PinneyTeaching Assistant
Mrs Debbie PotgieterYear 2 Teacher
Mrs Heather PowleyOaks Nursery/EYFS
Mrs Heidi ReynoldsTeaching Assistant
Miss Millie RobertsonNursery Assistant
Miss Faye RumbleNursery Assistant
Mrs Jen ShepherdYear 1 Teacher
Mrs Emma SmithTeaching Assistant
Mrs Sarah-Jane StevensTeaching Assistant

Peripatetic Staff

 

Mr Jordan BagerFootball Coach
Mr Dave BarlowTennis Teacher
Ms Helen BowmanSinging Teacher
Ms Sian BussBrass Teacher
Ms Alison DawsonLAMDA Teacher
Ms Rosa FernandezSpanish Teacher
Ms Eftychia (Effy) KaramoutaStreet Dance Teacher
Mrs Victoria KiddLatin Teacher
Ms Lindsay LeightonViolin Teacher/Stringbabies
Mr Jeremy LoweWoodwind Teacher
Ms Jo MortimerBallet Teacher
Mr Graham NunnGuitar/Ukelele Teacher
Mr Tom OsborneTennis Teacher
Mr John ParkDrums/Percussuin
Mrs Sue ParkinsTaekwondo Teacher
Miss Taylor ParkinsTaekwondo Teacher
Mrs Anita PinnockPiano Teacher
Ms Judith RaeCello Teacher
Mr Gareth ReesChess Teacher
Ms Amy RyanMini Notes
Ms Alison StaynorPiano Teacher
Ms Georgina ThorburnSinging Teacher
Ms Jenny TristramPiano/Flute Teacher

Support Staff

 

Mr Paul ArcherBus Driver
Mr Peter BaileyCatering Assistant
Mrs Sue BurlinsonMatron
Mr Simon DyerGroundsman
Mrs Fiona EdwardsCatering Assistant
Ms Agnese GiangrandeCatering Assistant
Mr Gary Harte-LovelaceBus Driver
Ms Amanda HuckleAssistant Matron
Mr Tony IrelandMaintenance
Mrs Jennifer NoyceCatering Assistant 
Ms Abbie PackhamCatering Assistant
Ms Joanna PackhamCatering Assistant
Ms Gemma MunceyCatering Assistant
Ms Millie NoyceCatering Assistant
Mrs Karen TaplinHead of Catering
Mrs Linda ThompsonDomestic
Mrs Shannon VintenCatering Assistant 
Mrs Tegan VintenCatering Assistant
Mr Neil WenhamHead Groundsman
Mr Michael WhitingMaintenance

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Welcome to Copthorne Prep School!

We have a couple of events happening in October:

Whole School Open Day – Saturday 2nd October (9am-1pm)

Year 7 Experience Day – Saturday 9th October (9am-3.30pm)

Mini Acorns Forest School Sessions – September to November (9:30am-11:00am)

Please note that all events are by appointment only.