Coombe Wood School

Teaching and Support Staff

To contact any member of staff, in the first instance please email

Name Role

Mr B. Laker


Mr D. Holding

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs N. Lattimore

Assistant Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Ms N. Choudhury    Assistant Headteacher
Ms Z. Jennings- Grant Head or Year 7 & Transition Teacher
Miss L. Day   

Head of Year 8 & Teacher of Art & DT

Mr T. Clarke

Head of Year 9 & Teacher of History

Mr J. Brack               

Head of Sixth Form & Senior Teacher

Mrs S. Gent   SENCO,
Mr W. Smith Head of Sport & HRF & Senior Teacher
Mr A. Choudhury Head of Maths & Whole School Numeracy Lead, Tutor 8 Romero

Ms E. Cragg

Head of English & Whole School Literacy  Lead, Tutor 8 Henman
Miss E. Barrett         

Head of Science, Tutor 9 Campbell

Mr M. Prince Head of Humanities & PBE, Tutor 8 Coleridge
Miss K. Legrange    Head of Performing Arts, Tutor 9 Fairfield
Mr R. Harrison                   

Head of Creative Arts, Tutor 9 Henman

Mrs E. O’Connor      Head of Modern Foreign Languages, Tutor 9 Johnson
Mrs K. Alemu Teacher of Maths, Joint Tutor 8 Johnson
Ms S. Harris   Teacher of Geography, Tutor 8 Fairfield
Mrs K. Hadjipavlis

Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, Tutor 8 Campbell

Miss E. Norwood     

Teacher of Classics & English, Tutor 8 Romero

Miss P. Yadave         Transition Teacher & Tutor Time Interventions
Mr L. Davies  Teacher of Science, Joint Tutor 7 Coleridge  
Ms T. Wright Teacher of English & Classics, Joint Tutor 7 Henman
Mrs K. Wells              Teacher of PBE, Tutor 7 Romero
Ms J. Lewis    Teacher of Fashion & Textiles, Tutor 7 Campbell
Mrs G. Obee

Teacher of Food Technology, Joint Tutor 7 Coleridge

Mr C. Weir

Teacher of English, Joint Tutor 7 Henman

Mr F. De Souza         Teacher of Maths, Tutor 9 Coleridge
Mr D. Flowers Teacher of Maths, Joint Tutor 8 Johnson  
Ms N. Garcia Teacher of History, Tutor 7 Fairfield
Mr S. Gosling Teacher of Music, Tutor 7 Johnson
Ms D. Wells   Teacher of Music

Support Staff

Mrs D. James SENCO Assistant
Mrs P. Smith Cover Manager, SEN Teaching Assistant & HR Support
Mr D. Annon

SEN Teaching Assistant

Mrs K. Macaskill SEN Teaching Assistant
Miss P. Brooks SEN Teaching Assistant
Mrs L. Baldock         SEN Teaching Assistant
Ms E. Danielson        SEN Teaching Assistant
Miss A. Chronis  SEN Teaching Assistant
Mrs K. Coppard

1:1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs J. Williams 1:1 Teaching Assistant
Mr R. Jones Behaviour Support Officer
Mr A. Lowe Assessment & Cover Supervisor
Mrs M. Doe Science Technician
Ms M. Berry DT Technician
Mr N. Lucas HRF Technician 
Mrs V. Sinclair Office Manager
Mrs J. Hansen          Receptionist & Administrator
Ms T. Lister    Admissions & PR Officer
Mrs S. Abberley        Office Administrator
Mrs J.Doble  Assistant Office Manager 
Mrs M. Simpson  Library Manager 
Mr C. Young Chef Manager 
Miss K. Bayram Assistant Cook
Miss E. Kelley Catering Assistant   
Mrs J. Lewis Catering Assistant   
Mrs I. Hudova Catering Assistant   
Ms Z. Mokbel

Catering Assistant   

Mr R. Salter  Premises Manager
Mr R. Belton Site Team
Mr E. Kaliszewski Site Team