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Bethany Gray

Bethany Gray
Titles: PP1G Form Teacher
Biography:

Miss Gray began her teaching career on the Games field and after several years as a P.E. teacher in both the secondary and primary sector, she travelled the world. Upon her return, Miss Gray decided to swap grass and gym floors to carpet. She completed her PGCE in London and has spent the last ten years teaching in South West London schools. When not working, Miss Gray likes to spend time with her family and friends and play any type of sport.

Moira Gregory

Moira Gregory
Titles: LP2G Form Teacher
Biography:

Mrs Gregory began working at Donhead in 2014, after having taught in several state maintained schools for eighteen years. She has BA in Politics, and a PGCE. She lives locally, with her husband, three daughters and three cats. Mrs Gregory is an avid reader, and especially enjoys reading modern classics in her spare time.

Annabel Johnson

Annabel Johnson
Titles: Art & DT Subject Leader (Maternity Cover)
Biography:

Annabel Johnson has a degree in Art History, a PGCE in Primary Education and an MA in Museum and Gallery Education. She taught across the curriculum in state and independent schools for 9 years and in the Museum and Galleries education sector for 12 years. She taught school groups from Key Stage 1-4 at the National Maritime Museum, The Whitechapel Gallery and The Courtauld Gallery. She also curated artist residency programmes for with primary and secondary schools. This work involved developing collaborative art work between students and artists, culminating in the exhibition of work as part of the gallery’s exhibition programme of contemporary art.

She also devised research on artists working in schools as part of the Enquire Programme, managed by Engage (The National Association for Gallery Education) and programmed an international conference exploring artists working with young people. She developed Co-mentoring programmes for Artists and Secondary School Teachers, has written widely on her subject and is published in 2 journals for national arts education bodies.

She more recently founded a local organisation programming Art courses and clubs for children in schools and community venues.

She has an active painting practice and is passionate about visiting art galleries and museums for inspiration. She reads widely for relaxation and you may catch her running madly around Wimbledon as she trains for the London Marathon in April 2019 as part of a team raising funds for Jesuit Missions.

Duncan Kester

Duncan Kester
Titles: Head of PE & Games

Nicola` Medawar

Nicola` Medawar
Titles: Reception M Form Teacher
Biography:

After University where she studied Politics and Government,a career in retail banking and a three year period living in Brussels with her family, Mrs Medawar returned to England and trained as a teacher at the Roehampton Institute.

Having taught in various schools in Wimbledon, she joined the Donhead community in 2010. In her spare time she enjoys going to the theatre, singing in a choir and gardening at her allotment where she is still striving to grow the perfect carrot, without much success!

Keith Miskelly

Keith Miskelly
Titles: LP1E Form Teacher, Head of Prep Literacy
Biography:

Mr Miskelly is a second career teacher. He initially qualified and practised as a solicitor in the City. Unfulfilled in the corporate world, Mr Miskelly set up a successful business teaching rugby to children in North London. During that time, he also held the position of Head of Rugby at a prep school in Hampstead for three years. He is Head of Literacy in the Prep school. Mr Miskelly is a keen sportsman and plays cricket for Old Wimbledonians. Mr Miskelly has a law degree (LLB (Hons)) (1999) and Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) (2016).


Jenny Nealon

Jenny Nealon
Titles: Head of Prep Maths, SpLD Teacher
Biography:

After graduating university and having worked years in business she found herself in multiple foreign countries, with children who needed help clarifying information from multiple curriculums. Mrs Nealon set up a Pre-school/Reception class at an existing primary school in South Africa which set her on the education path. She then gleaned information from OT's, psychomotor therapists, SEN teachers and professionals across several continents. Once in England, Mrs Nealon earned a degree in Specific Learning Difficulties and a then added a teaching degree. Having been a past Donhead parent, Mrs Nealon is passionate about helping boys love learning. From building confidence to igniting enthusiasm for stretching oneself, Mrs Nealon loves teaching her pupils and works tirelessly to help address each boys’ individual needs via their strengths. Mrs Nealon was a catechist for 11 years at Christ Prince of Peace and Sacred Heart Churches, taught Duke of Edinburgh cooking classes and is a qualified member of the British Psychological Society (Qualified Test User), PATOSS (Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties). When she is not traveling the world with her family, Mrs Nealon enjoys entertaining, quilting, painting and reading.

Mary Neary

Titles: LP1W Form Teacher

Maria Negkaki

Maria Negkaki
Titles: Head of MFL
Biography:

Miss Negkaki joined Donhead in 2013, after having worked as a MFL teacher and Head of MFL in primary and secondary education in England, Wales and Greece. She has also taught at Aberystwyth University. She has a degree in French language and literature and is also fluent in Greek and Spanish. She also knows Ancient Greek, Latin and Mandarin. Apart from teaching she has worked as an interpreter in various sports and cultural events. Miss Negkaki is a member of the Independent Schools Modern Languages Association (ISMLA) and the Chartered College of Teaching. She holds a Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies and has been a Certified Moderator for the DELF and DALF exams of the French Ministry of Education. When not learning something new, she likes to travel, enjoy family and friends and care for her adorable cat and dog.

Alyssa Panozzo

Alyssa Panozzo
Titles: PP2P Form Teacher, Head of Pre-Prep Maths
Biography:

Miss Panozzo is in her fifth year of teaching. She grew up in a small country town in Australia and completed her Bachelor of Education specialising in Primary at Australian Catholic University. After teaching in Australian Catholic primary schools for 3 years she wanted to broaden her horizons by teaching in London. She is passionate about Mathematics and is Head of Pre Prep Mathematics. She brings fresh curriculum ideas from her International experience and has enjoyed implementing them at Donhead. Miss Panozzo's hobbies include travelling around the UK and Europe, hiking and trying new foods.

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Teaching Assistants

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Nicki Mahoney

Nicki Mahoney
Titles: TA
Biography:

Nicki Mahoney has been working as a Teaching Assistant for five years both at Donhead and Ursuline Prep. She has a CACHE Level 3 Diploma in "Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools" and a degree in German and Business Studies. In her previous career, before having children, she worked in HR in the City of London and taught English whilst living with her family in Paris.

Nicki is married with two teenage Donhead boys who are at Wimbledon College. She enjoys walking her daughter's dog on Wimbledon Common and is a member of two book clubs and a movie club. Nicki loves eating out and trying out different foods so was very happy to be working at school on International Day!

Nathalie Maillard

Nathalie Maillard
Titles: TA
Biography:

Nathalie is French. She was a form teacher in France for 12 years before her family relocated to London. Both her boys went to Donhead and greatly enjoyed it, the international atmosphere helped them to feel welcome. She has been a TA here for 4 years, mostly in Elements. At the same time, she does some French tutoring. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, traveling and doing long walks with friends and/or family, even hikes whenever possible!


Irina Mihailuka

Irina Mihailuka
Titles: TA

Makayla Rowan

Makayla Rowan
Titles: TA

Elizabeth Seymour

Elizabeth Seymour
Titles: TA
Biography:

Born and raised in Australia, Mrs Seymour originally studied Human Resource Management and worked in the Mining Industry before relocating to London and eventually joining Donhead. She holds a Level 2 and 3 Certificate of Teaching and Learning in Schools as well as being Paediatric First Aid trained. During her Teaching Assistant training she developed a special interest in fine motor skill development and enjoys continuing to use her knowledge to help the boys she works with in class. She is married with two sons who both attended Donhead and in her spare time she enjoys baking and reliving her childhood as a ballet dancer. You might also catch her teaching the Reception boys how to “Floss”.

Elizabeth Tanner

Elizabeth Tanner
Titles: TA

Jacob Thompson

Titles: TA

Lorraine Thompson

Lorraine Thompson
Biography:

Lorraine has been a teaching assistant at Donhead for seven years, Lorraine is married with two daughters and in her spare time she enjoys swimming, reading and spending time with her family.

Emma Van Ristell

Emma Van Ristell
Titles: TA
Biography:

Emma has been a teaching assistant at Donhead for 10 years, Emma is Spanish and can speak 3 languages. In her spare time she enjoys sport, dancing and travelling.

Amanda Vaughan-Barratt

Amanda Vaughan-Barratt
Titles: TA
Biography:

I joined Donhead as a teaching assistant in the Prep school in 2013 after a career in the media. I have had an association with the school for nearly 20 years as my son is an old boy. During his time at Donhead I was Chair of the FOD and a parent-Governor. My interests include art appreciation and theatre. I enjoy family activities, attempting to keep fit and singing in a choir.


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Support Staff

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Tracey Ruddock

Titles: After-School Club Leader

Marcia Straw

Titles: Cleaner

Fatima Tavares

Fatima Tavares
Titles: Receptionist
Biography:

Miss Tavares joined the Donhead front desk in 2015, can speak three languages and is a paediatric and mental health first aider. In her spare time Miss Tavares enjoys baking, reading and spending time with her family.

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