People

Senior Leadership Team
When I was at school I dreamt of winning Wimbledon and spent hours hitting a ball against my back garden wall…..

Mrs Taryn Lombard

Head
When I was little, I made a hospital ward out of shoe boxes for my toys.

Ms Sharon Chen Cooper

Bursar
When I was at school maths was my favourite subject – I still love solving problems!

Mr Callum Moore

Senior Deputy Head (Strategy & Operations)
When I was at school, I was playing netball at every opportunity and now I enjoy supporting our girls at fixtures.

Miss Hannah Edwards

Deputy Head (Academic) & Year 6 Class Teacher
When I was little I was a real chatterbox!

Miss Josie Hodgson

Deputy Head (Pastoral), Designated Safeguarding Lead & Head of Early Years, Nursery Teacher
When I was little I was an inquisitive child who asked my mum a lot of questions. My son now does the same to me!

Mrs Kerry Dignan

Head of HR & Compliance
Class Teachers
When I was at school I was known to cross a question out and write my own!

Mrs Krystal Demetriou

Year 1 Class Teacher, Co-curricular and Partnerships Co-ordinator & PSHE Co-ordinator
When I was at school, I was playing netball at every opportunity and now I enjoy supporting our girls at fixtures.

Miss Hannah Edwards

Year 6 Class Teacher & Deputy Head (Academic)
I spent my childhood in rollerblades, a hobby that I have considered getting into again in adulthood!

Ms Cara Henney

Nursery Class Teacher & Joint Sustainability Co-ordinator
When I was little I was a real chatterbox!

Miss Josie Hodgson

Nursery Teacher, Deputy Head (Pastoral), Designated Safeguarding Lead & Head of Early Years
When I was at school I had to wear a patch over one eye like a pirate.

Miss Bridget Holroyd

Year 4 Class Teacher & Art & DT Co-ordinator
When I was younger I wanted to be a vet, but I fainted on the first day of work experience. (They were only shaving a cat.... )

Miss Bethany Lawson

Reception Class Teacher
I have always wanted to teach. I really enjoyed school and took advantage of all the opportunities offered to me.

Mrs Teresa Lemon

Year 4, 5 & 6 Maths & Reasoning Teacher
When I was little I had three imaginary friends – Squirrel, Monster and Compton Hay!

Mrs Emma Maltz

Year 3 Class Teacher
When I was younger, my favourite book was The Little Prince because it highlights the power of a child's imagination.

Miss Megan McGuinness

Year 5 Class Teacher & RE Co-ordinator
When I was 9 I wrote 'when I grow up, I would like to be a Reception Teacher'. It makes me smile that I am fulfilling my younger self’s dream :)

Miss Sofia Milton

Reception Class Teacher

Mrs Jenny Morgan

Year 4 Class Teacher & Joint Sustainability Co-ordinator
When I was a toddler, I loved swings so much that my mum couldn't get me out until I had eventually fallen asleep.

Mr Joshua Norrish

Year 2 Class Teacher & Computer Studies Co-ordinator
My mum used to get annoyed when I picked my scabs so I would secretly stick them back on with a Pritt stick.

Miss Judith Ogunkoya

Year 2 Class Teacher
When I was at primary school I played the recorder in assembly every morning to welcome people in.

Ms Jacqueline Peacock

Year 6 Class Teacher
We were asked what we wanted to be when we grew up and because I wanted to play in a muddy pond, I did a presentation all about wanting to be a hippo.

Mr Fergus Simpson

Year 3 Class Teacher & Oracy Co-ordinator
Some of my happiest childhood memories are of birdwatching with my dad, which gave me a lifelong love of nature.

Mrs Lucy Smith

Year 5 Class Teacher
Specialist Teachers
I've always loved going for walks with no destination in mind.

Mr Tim Armstrong-Taylor

Music Teacher
I developed a love for nature and outdoor activities that allows me to take in fresh air and explore rivers, woodlands and mountains.

Mrs Sarah Craven

Science Co-ordinator

Miss Maryam Kadhim

SENCO/Learning Support Teacher & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
When I was little all my teddies loved my tough PE lessons!

Mrs Edyta Maskiewicz

Physical Education Co-ordinator
When I was at school I loved writing stories and playing 'ballon prisonnier' (dodgeball).

Mme Valérie Nougé

French Co-ordinator
When I was little I would get into trouble for jumping off the roof of my dad's shed.

Mr Piotr Rosinski

Physical Education Teacher
I wanted to be an astronaut until I was 11, when I then decided to become a trumpet player!

Miss Victoria Rule

Music Teacher
My favourite book was Matilda. It inspired me to become a teacher.

Miss Selina Simmons

SENCO/Learning Support Teacher
I was a bossy big sister, and wanted to be an air hostess when I grew up.

Mrs Paula Webb

Computer Studies Educator
Teaching Assistants
I would be excited every year for sports day which took place where we have ours each year on Parliament Hill Fields.

Mrs Linda Addison

Year 1 Teaching Assistant
When I was little I use to lay my teddy bears out with books and pencils in my imaginary classroom and pretend to teach them!

Miss Tara Bishop

Reception Teaching Assistant
I spent two years in Germany and when my family moved back to America, I had to take English classes to transition back!

Mrs Susan Harris

KS2 Higher Level Teaching Assistant
At school I loved the library, discovering new worlds, ways of living and information.

Miss Andrea Letch

Early Years Practitioner & After School Care Supervisor
When I was younger I loved to ride my bike and be outdoors

Ms Michelle Knowles

Early Years Practitioner
When I went to school, I absolutely hated school lunches, I particularly dreaded the days when it was Spam on the menu.

Mrs Becky Ranyard

Year 3 Teaching Assistant
When I was little I wanted to be a ballerina

Mrs Graciela Rush

Reception Teaching Assistant

Miss Louise Schofield

Reception Teaching Assistant
When I was little I would always be found in my wardrobe playing with my shoes and bags, nothing's changed :)

Miss Kady Shaw

Year 3 and 1-1 Teaching Assistant
It was red and yellow and had three black wheels. I was just five, but nothing could stop me from riding the fastest bike in the town😊

Miss Ewelina Strulak

Year 2 Teaching Assistant
When I was little I was mad keen on animated puppets, which led to my studying art later on. And I was known as the girl with the book.

Mrs Ewa Thomson

Year 2 Teaching Assistant
After School Care
When I was young I went to youth clubs and enjoyed playing jacks.

Miss Eargzi Cziraki

After School Care Assistant & Lunchtime Supervisor
At school I loved the library, discovering new worlds, ways of living and information.

Miss Andrea Letch

Early Years Practitioner & After School Care Supervisor
Admin/Site Team
When I was little I was mad about football.

Mr Sulaiman Bah

Site Assistant
When I was little I got into trouble for hiding someone's shoe.

Mr Ryan Bunting

IT Manager
When I was little, I made a hospital ward out of shoe boxes for my toys.

Ms Sharon Chen Cooper

Bursar
My school library was always my sanctuary growing up... As an adult, I still find comfort in my books.

Miss Katherine Christofides

Data Administrator & School Office Receptionist
When I was little I was an inquisitive child who asked my mum a lot of questions. My son now does the same to me!

Mrs Kerry Dignan

Head of HR & Compliance
When I was little I always had legs full of bruises and cuts, which, I feel, makes me the ideal candidate to minister to children in the medical room!

Mrs Gill Harvey

Head’s Executive PA & School Secretary
When I was young I wanted to see the world.

Mrs Maria Jasek

Accounts Officer

Mr Dave McFall

Site Manager
When I was little I had a dog named Boris who was very patient and even let me ride on his back!

Ms Pia Pasternack

Admissions & Marketing Officer
Woof woof!

Dexter

Pastoral Dog
Board of Governors

Alice Gotto (Co-chair) – Legal, former Cavendish Parent

Nicola Rushton (Co-chair) – Legal, former Cavendish Parent

Sara Bettison – Business, Cavendish Parent

Ben Crystal – Finance, Cavendish Parent

Glenda Fontaine – Legal, former Cavendish Parent

Kathrin Hake – Health and Safety, Sustainability, former Cavendish Parent

Ersilia Molnar – Finance, former Cavendish Parent

Alison Pangonis – HR, former Cavendish Parent

Elham Saudi – Legal, Cavendish Parent

Alexandra Tsoi – PR, former Cavendish Pupil

Mark Webster – Education

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I feel so lucky to have been teaching here for… more years than I like to say... I’ve seen some changes, of course, but the important things have stayed the same.

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