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The Richmond upon Thames School

The Richmond upon Thames School

Excellence Through Endeavour

Staff List

September 2023 (updated January 2024)

Parents/carers should contact the school if issues arise about their child’s progress or wellbeing. The first point of contact should be the child’s Academic Tutor. Staff are able to be emailed directly. Please use initialsurname@rts.richmond.sch.uk, eg. jsmith@rts.richmond.sch.uk. If in doubt, please check with the school office.

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Choosing the correct member of staff to address a query

I HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT…

WHO YOU NEED TO TALK TO

My child’s learning/class activities/lessons/pre-learning

Your child’s subject teacher

My child’s wellbeing/pastoral support

Your child’s academic tutor

Payments

Accounts Team

School trips

Teacher who is organising the trip 

Uniform/lost and found

Student Welfare Team

Attendance and absence requests

If you need to report your child’s absence, call: 0208 891 2985 option 1

If you want to request approval for term-time absence, contact the Attendance and Welfare Officer

Behaviour

Your child’s Academic Tutor or Head of Year

School events/the school calendar

Calendar on the school’s website or Student Welfare Team

Special educational needs

The school’s SENDCo or SEND Team 

Before and after-school activities

School calendar on the website or Student Welfare Team

Hiring the school premises

Accounts Team 

The Parents’ Association

FORTS@rts.richmond.sch.uk

The Trust Board

Clerk@rts.richmond.sch.uk

Catering/meals

Accounts Team

Complaints 

Read the complaints procedure here

Student iPad

RTS IT Team

Student passwords

Student Welfare

Parent passwords: 

Arbor

ParentPay

RTS IT Team

RTS IT Team

Accounts Team

Updates to personal details such as address, phone numbers, medical details

Parents/Carers make this update themselves via their Arbor login.

Senior Leadership Team

Name Role  
Ms K Dooley Head Teacher DDSL
Mr D Jones Deputy Head Teacher (Safeguarding, Admissions, Student Wellbeing) DSL
Ms P Wright Deputy Head Teacher (Quality of Education & Curriculum) DDSL
Mr C Briggs Assistant Head Teacher (Behaviour & Attendance, IT-Strategy)  
Ms N Carrick-Steele Assistant Head Teacher (Personal Development, RTS-6-Form-Plus) DDSL
Mr B Reynolds Assistant Head Teacher (QoE Impact, Timetable, Whole School Data)  
Ms E Oakley Associate Assistant Head Teacher (SENCO, Inclusion and In-Year Admissions) DDSL
Ms P Saund Director of Finance   

Year 7 Team

Name Role House
Mr D Kemp English/Drama Head of Year 7
Mr Y Rajasagaran Maths Anderson - 7AN

Ms A Turner

Maths

Berners-Lee - 7BL

Ms H Chidlow

PE

Madiba - 7MA

Ms F Harding

Mr F Mateos-Lopez

History

Modern Foreign Languages

Shakespeare - 7SE

Co-Tutor 7SE

Mr J Parfitt

Mr J Ferreira

Humanities

Science

Stoop - 7SP

Co-Tutor 7SP

Year 8 Team

Name Subject House
Mr R Neal   Head of Year 8
Mr A Nesztinger Maths Anderson - 8AN
Ms E Di Matteo Science Berners-Lee - 8BL
Ms E Stewart Humanities Madiba - 8MA

Mr S Glossop

PE

Shakespeare - 8SE

Ms H Benson

Ms A Dwek

English

Art & Design Technology

Stoop - 8SP

Co-Tutor 8SP

Year 9 Team

Name Subject House

Ms R Saxby

Ms E Richards

Music

English

Head of Year 9

Assistant Head of Year 9

Mr S Verity PE Anderson - 9AN

Ms K Mears

Art & Design Technology

Berners-Lee - 9BL

Ms K Wareing Modern Foreign Languages Madiba - 9MA

Ms C Sloman

PE

Shakespeare - 9SE

Mr M Ketley

Ms E Smith

Music

Modern Foreign Languages

Stoop - 9SP

Co-Tutor 9SP

Year 10 Team

Name Subject House

Ms R Lang

Mr J Barrett

English

Geography

Head of Year 10

Assistant Head of Year 10

Mr J Livermore

Mr K Lad

Computer Science 

Design Technology

Anderson - 10AN

Co-Tutor 10AN

Mr A Gaye Modern Foreign Languages Berners-Lee - 10BL

Ms J Lofters

Ms Y Rehimi

English

Science

Madiba - 10MA

Co-Tutor 10MA

Ms M Biswas-Whittaker

Science

Shakespeare - 10SE

Ms Z Razak

Ms P Verma

PRE/PSHE

Science

Co-Tutor - 10SP

Co-Tutor 10SP

Year 11 Team

Name Subject House

Ms E Ward

Ms G Charles

PE

Drama

Head of Year 11

Head of Year 11 (MAT COVER)

Ms A Mamoojee

Ms T Tania

Science

PRE & PSHE

Anderson - 11AN

Co-Tutor 11AN

Mr A Roxburgh Maths Berners-Lee - 11BL

Mr A Novi

English

Madiba - 11MA

Mr E Freeman

Ms G Charles

PE

Drama

Shakespeare - 11SE

Co-Tutor 11SE

Ms S Dunningham Geography Stoop - 11SP

Teaching Staff (Non-Tutor)

Name Role
Ms M Edwards Curriculum Leader, English
Mr D Baum Curriculum Leader, Maths

Student Wellbeing Team

Name Role  
Ms S Marklew Student Wellbeing Coordinator DDSL
Mr P Nunn Learning Mentor  

SENCO, Learning Support Assistants and Technicians

Name Role
Ms E Oakley Associate Assistant Head, SENCO

Ms C Nockolds

Senior Learning Support Assistant
Ms N Cassidy Senior Learning Support Assistant
Ms P Bulbuc Learning Support Assistant
Mr J Malins Learning Support Assistant
Ms A Matthews Learning Support Assistant
Ms N Perera Learning Support Assistant
Mr R Philp Learning Support Assistant
Mr L Step Learning Support Assistant
Ms M Thakur Learning Support Assistant (Mat Leave)
Ms H Bott Art Technician
Ms S Stoycheva Science Technician

Business Support Team

Name Role
Mr A Pelton Facilities & Premises Manager
Mr D Dale Facilities Assistant
Mr D Carruthers Facilities Assistant
Ms B Munro Head’s Executive PA / Office Manager
Ms C Toulmin HR & Cover Officer
Ms A Havell Senior Administration Manager
Ms E Bull Attendance & Welfare Officer
Ms N Kyaw Data and Systems Officer 
Mr V Marimuth Data Projects Officer
Ms L Longdon-Hughes Receptionist & Welfare Administrator
Ms D Thomas School Administrator
Ms C McKernan Finance Officer
Ms L Cook Exams Officer & SLT Administrator 
Mr S Khalil IT Specialist

RTS Catering Staff

Name Role
Ms M Gowers Senior Chef Manager
Mr L Pryce Supervisor/Cook
Ms M Dedic Catering Assistant
Ms L Defta Catering Assistant
Mr W Fung Catering Assistant
Ms R Saroye Catering Assistant