Introduction to the team 

Our team are all friendly and professional people who want the best for pupils at Lorenden. Highly qualified teachers are supported by excellent teaching assistants and support staff. The staff at Lorenden are a true team and together exemplify the behaviours expected of pupils.  Parents and pupils are made to feel really welcome and staff make every effort to get to know each child in the school.


Lorenden Committee

Mr R Boyd-Howell (Chairman)
Mrs S Barrett MA

Mrs L Cocking
Mrs A Fontanelli
BA (University of Cambridge)
Mrs J Gray
Dr D Lamper EdD MA AKC
Mr M Moore
Mrs S Wolfe BA Hons (University of Oxford) Cert Theology (University of Wales)


Mrs K Uttley BA Hons PGCE, M.Ed (Leadership & Management)

Bursar & Clerk to the Governors
A B Collings ACIB

Mrs M Sheaves HND Business Studies

Foundation Stage

Mrs E Carroll (Head of Early Years) BA Hons (University of Kent) PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Miss J Wilton BA (State University of New York) PGCE (Buckingham)
Mrs J Lally BA Hons, EYPS (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Key Stage 1

Mrs A Church BA Hons (University of London) PGCE (Homerton Cambridge) 
Mrs J Ogilvie BSc Hons (University of London) PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Mrs C Wells BA Ed Hons (University of Winchester) 
Mrs L Taylor BA Hons (University of Exeter) PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Mrs N Hughes Teaching Assistant 
Mrs K Jordan BA Hons PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Key Stage 2

M Norton Bsc Sports Science (Anglia Ruskin University) PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Mrs K Stead BA History of Art (University of Leeds)  PGCE (University of Warwick)
Mrs H Brown (Deputy Head) BSc (University of Southampton) PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Mrs N Harris BA Ed Hons (Canterbury Christ Church University)
Mrs K Johnson BSc Hons (University of Bristol) PGCE (University of Goldsmith) 
Mrs S Hennessy BA Hons OCR Supporting T&L Level 3
Mrs R Wilson Teaching Assistant
Mrs F Zadi BA Eng Lang, MA, FLE, PGCE MFL 
Mrs A Clark Teaching Assistant, NNEB 

Games Department

Mrs E Cornell Cert Ed
J Waitt BA Hons Applied Sports Science and Coaching (University of Exeter) PGCE (Christ Church University)

Music Department

Mrs H Brookes BA Hons PGCE (Middlesex University) PG Cert (Singing) RCM
Ms V Campion LRAM Dip NCOS (University of London)

Visiting Staff

Mrs G Taylor LAM (Gold Medal), LSIAD (Theatre Design)
Mrs J Dixon ABRSM (Piano & Recorder)
Miss L Drelaud B Mus (Hons) M Mus (Canterbury Christ Church University) (Singing)
Mrs K Collins DipLCM (Piano)
Mrs H Francis-Wright BA(Hons) Music & French (University of Huddersfield - flute), Post-graduate Diploma (Trinity College of Music, London- flute) 
J Jewsbury DipLCM (Guitar)
Mrs F Johnson (Special Educational Needs) Cert Ed PE (University of Sussex), Post Grad Cert Dyslexia, Post Grad Diploma Dyslexia (University of York)

Ancillary Staff

D Bird Site Manager
Mrs C Wiggins Housekeeper
Mrs H Burgess Assistant Housekeeper
S Comerford Gardener & Assistant to Site Manager
Mrs J Samuel After School Care Supervisor