For all Year 6 students joining us in September 2019 please look out for your letter inviting you to one of our two Induction days ~ Tuesday 2 July and Thursday 11 July

Khalsa schoolwear will be in school selling uniform on Thursday 11 July 3.15pm -7.30pm

For any further enquiries please email

Staff List


Senior Leadership Team

Ms A Downey Principal
Ms J White Senior Vice Principal
Ms L Watts Assistant Principal
Mr M Neuberger Vice Principal
Mr C Duffy Vice Principal
Mr J Mc Inerney Vice Principal
Ms R Elphinstone Assistant Principal

Heads of House/ Heads of Year

Ms J Southcott  Head of Sixth Form
Ms A Costello Deputy Head of Sixth Form
Mr M Evans Rowling House
Mr D Clifton McQueen House
Dr C Brookes Brunel House
Mr D Sheehan Turing House
Ms L McMillan Year 7
Ms F Harvey Year 11
Ms G Bingham Year 10
Ms N Cameron Year 9
Mr D Trendell Year 8

English Department

Ms L Watts Head of Teaching and Learning/ Teacher of English
Mr S Choudhury Head of English/SLT Secondment
Ms M Boocock Teacher of Psychology
Ms A Costello Teacher of KS5 English
Ms A Ahmad Teacher of English
Ms C Taylor Teacher of English/ic2 SENCO
Ms J Martin Drama Teacher
Ms J Southcott Teacher of English and Psychology
Mr B Caven Teacher of English
Ms H Greason Teacher of English
Ms C Keville 2/c 2 English

"I think what we have at Ark Putney is a really caring community. The teachers all know the students really well and the students know the teachers, I think the result of that is that we have a really positive ethos." Mr Davison - Governor and former Deputy Head of Sixth Form


MFL department

Ms E Sinot Head of Foreign Languages
Ms S Hornsby EAL Co-ordinator
Ms L McMillan Head of Year 7/Modern Foreign Languages Teacher
Ms L Simpson MFL Teacher
Mr M Moreau MFL Teacher

Mathematics Department

Mr M Neuberger Second in Department Mathematics
Ms H Williams Teacher of Mathematics (part time)
Ms K Blundell Acting Head of Mathematics
Mr I Sandhu Teacher of Mathematics/KS3 Lead
Ms L Boothby Teacher of Mathematics/KS4 Lead
Ms S Foss Teacher of Mathematics
Ms N Cameron Head of Year 9/Teacher of Mathematics
Ms F Nasir Maths NQT


Business Department

Ms N Sopual Teacher of Business Studies
Ms E Fennell Head of Business Studies


Humanities Department

Ms K Seymour Head of Humanities/History
Mr A Perez Head of Geography
Ms R Cheves Teacher of History
Ms P Taylor Teacher of Geography
Mr D Clifton Teacher of History
Ms F Harvey Teacher of Sociology
Mr M Evans Teacher of Sociology


Science Department

Ms R Salam Head of Science / Chemistry
Ms A D'Mello Teacher of Science / Head of Biology
Ms H Hughes Head of KS3 Science / Teacher of Science
Ms G Abel Teacher of Science
Ms A Sesay Teacher of Science
Dr C Brookes Teacher of Science / Chemistry
Mr S Walker Physics Teacher

PE Department

Mr J Hayden Head of P.E.
Ms G Bingham Head of Year 10/Teacher of P.E.
Mr M Evans Rowling House/Teacher of P.E.
Ms J White Vice Principal/Teacher of P.E.
Mr D Sheehan Turing House/P.E. Technician
Mr D Trendell Head of Year 8/Teacher of P.E.

Music Department

Mr F Marshall Head of Music
Ms S Ahmed Teacher of Music

Design Technology & Art Departments

Mr P Solari Head of Art
Ms L Lake Head of Design Technology/STEM Coordinator
Ms M Long Head of KS4 DT / Teacher of Art
Ms J Johnson Teacher of Art/Design Technology
Mr J Mc Inerney Teacher of Design Technology


Ms K Borthwick Inclusion Manager
Ms C Taylor ic2 SENCO
Ms K Torres SEN Teacher and Administrator
Ms L Orriss Nurture Teacher


Ms J Gray Operations Manager
Ms J Rickard PA to the Principal
Ms R Harris Receptionist/Administrator
Ms G Savin Finance Manager
Ms S Lambird Examinations and Finance Officer
Ms E Brown School Administrator (Part-time)
Ms P Kelly Academy Office Manager
Ms S Carter 6th Form Administrator (part-time)
Ms C Scully Attendance and Punctuality Manager
Ms M Williams Pillar Reflection Centre Manager
Ms L Charles Education Social Worker
Ms E Shaw Learning Tutor (part-time)
Ms I Beck Learning Tutor
Mr T Bowman Food Technology Technician
Mr R Canning Design Technology Technician
Mr B Khalid Science Technician
Ms W Sparrowhawk Learning Resource Centre Co-ordinator
Ms Rout Destinations (Careers) & Marketing Manager
Mr B Ellis Site Assistant
Ms S Wood Reprographics Officer (part-time)
Ms D Harris Chef Manager
Ms C Bovell Catering Assistant
Mr P Tucholski Catering Assistant
Mr P Kuik Catering Assistant