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 P Edgar 
Mrs A Fontanelli
BA (University of Cambridge)
Mrs J Gray
Dr D Lamper EdD MA AKC
Mr M Moore


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

Early Years 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)
Mrs M Swallow CACHE Level 3

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 (SENCO) 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 P Charter  BA Hons, PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church University)

Mrs N Harris (Deputy Head) 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 M Holland BA Hons, MA (Universite de Lettres) PGCE MFL (Manchester Metropolitan University)
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 R Seery BA Hons (University of London) PGCE (University of Sussex)

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 
B Ed Hons (Bath Spa University) Advanced Diploma in Special Educational Needs (Open University)
Mrs L Holliday Cleaning Team Member
Miss J Cooper Cleaning Team Member