Thamesmead School Staff

Our current staff are listed here together with the subjects they teach, there is a key to the abbreviations provided below.

Thamesmead staff will endeavour to respond to email communication within 48 hours. Please bear in mind however, that this may not always be possible and it may take longer to reply. If your email is of an urgent nature please contact Reception on 01932 219400 and the Reception team will be able to assist you.

Senior Leadership Team
Mr P Reeves Headteacher 
Mr A Bate Deputy Headteacher – Designated Safeguarding Lead / Behaviour Standards / PE 
Mrs H Eley Deputy Headteacher – Academic Standards / Food & Nutrition 
Mr A Grafton Assistant Headteacher – Data & Timetabling / Computer Science 
Miss C Lane Assistant Headteacher – Director of ITT and CPD / CL Humanities
Mr R North Assistant Headteacher – Pastoral / MFL
Mrs C Oates Assistant Headteacher – Teaching & Learning / English
Mrs N Sher Business Manager 
Miss S Walker SENDCo / English
Lead Practitioner
Miss K Hall SLT / Drama
Heads of Year
Miss J Shillabeer Year 7 / Science
Mr D Patel Year 8 / PE
Mr P Stevenson Year 9 / Science 
Mr D Todd Year 10 / DT
Miss R Jones Year 11 / SL Geography
House Leaders
Miss C Variyam Centaur House / RPE
Miss B Fisher Dragon House / English
Mr G Evans Griffin House / Music
Miss P Thayaparan Phoenix House / Science
Curriculum Leaders
Miss S Walker SENDCo
Mrs F Willans CL English
Mrs E McCarthy CL Science
Miss C Lane CL Humanities / SL History & Citizenship 
Mr M Loffstadt CL Design and Technology
Mrs C Landman CL Maths 
Mrs R Loong CL MFL
Subject Leaders
Mrs H Long SL Art
Ms L Clarke SL Business Studies
Mrs J Mason Head of Careers / Teacher of Science
Mr A Grafton SL Computer Science
Mr R Crane SL Drama
Miss R Jones SL Geography
Mrs C Goddard SL Health & Social Care / DCL DT
Mr R Phillips SL History
Mr G Evans SL Music / HL Griffin
Mrs L Robins-Kent SL PE and Dance / Educational Visits Coordinator
Mrs E Whitehead SL RPE
Teaching Staff
Mrs C Azoulay Deputy CL MFL
Miss G Baker English
Mr J Bletcher Maths
Mr S Boyle Computer Science
Miss L Brackenbury Science
Mrs C Brooks Art
Mrs K Charlton-Graham Geography
Ms L Clarke Business Studies
Miss H Cook Deputy CL English
Mr S Cowley Deputy SL PE
Miss H Cozens Geography
Miss L Dos Remedios MFL
Miss B Fisher English / HL Dragon
Miss K Flowers Science
Mrs F Foster History
Miss R Harris Deputy CL Maths
Miss J Hayes Deputy CL Science 
Mrs R Hickman Music 
Mrs A Howes Barley DT
Mrs M Johnston Deputy CL Maths
Mrs H Jones DT / Art
Miss B Juchnevic (maternity leave) Science
Mrs H Mazhar English and Maths
Mr R Proudlock Mathematics
Mrs A Rosethorne History
Mrs H Salfield DT
Mrs N Savvari MFL
Mr R Singh Mathematics
Mr T Spencer English
Miss P Thayaparan Science / HL Phoenix
Miss C Variyam RPE / HL Centaur
Mrs E Ward PE
Mrs G Williams Drama
Miss J Williams Deputy CL English
Teaching Support Staff  
Mrs E Addai Cover Supervisor
Mrs S Barnes Teaching Assistant
Miss J Brown Teaching Assistant 
Miss A Cromarty Teaching Assistant
Miss S Edmonds Teaching Assistant / ELSA Lead
Mr L Grahame-Betts Teaching Assistant
Mr M Litvak Teaching Assistant
Miss A Lovett Teaching Assistant
Mr T Mason-Thompson Teaching Assistant
Mrs C Meade Senior Cover Supervisor 
Mrs M Melder-Green Teaching Assistant 
Mrs V Murugan Teaching Assistant
Mrs I Padgett Teaching Assistant
Miss L Soanes Teaching Assistant / Lead Speech & Language / Form Tutor
Mrs E Taylor Teaching Assistant / Lead Physical & Sensory Needs
Mr C Teuten Teaching Assistant / Form Tutor
Mrs L Thomas Teaching Assistant / Form Tutor
Admin & Support Staff  
Attendance Reporting Contact
Mrs C Atkins Governor Support Officer         
Mrs L Chambers Inclusion Support Manager / DSL
Mr W Cooper Operational Facilities Manager
Mrs A Garraway Learning Centre Manager / DPO
Mrs L Hendricks Senior Finance Officer 
Mrs M Irwin Senior Communications Administrator
Mrs L Kennard PA to the Headteacher and Leadership Team
Mrs D Mansell Teacher Training Administrator 
Miss Z Midwinter HR Manager
Mrs J Patterson Exams Officer / Admissions
Mrs A Pescud SEND Manager / ASD Lead
Mrs S Pearce Attendance Officer
Mrs A West SEND Administrator


CL           Curriculum Leader

DPO       Data Protection Officer

DSL        Designated Safeguarding Lead

HoY        Head of Year

HR          Human Resources

IEU         Internal Exclusion Unit

LT           Leadership Team

MFL       Modern Foreign Languages

PA          Personal Assistant

RPE        Religion-Philosophy-Ethics

SCITT     School Centred Initial Teacher Training

SENDCo  Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator

SL            Subject Leader

SLT          Senior Leadership Team


Thamesmead staff will endeavour to reply to external communication from parents and stakeholders within 48 hours. If they cannot answer your query specifically at that time, they will respond with an indication of the timescale for the information you require.