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All our tutors are graduates in their subject, many with postgraduate degrees and with teaching qualifications. Some of our tutors are also examiners and all keep fully up to date with syllabus developments. They are enthusiastic, committed, supportive and approachable, and students are encouraged to feel free to consult them outside lesson times.

The Principal and Director of Studies can also be seen at any time.


Sally Powell  BA  PGCE  MPhil  DPhil Oxon read English Literature at Royal Holloway College, University of London. She went on to take a Post Graduate Certificate in Education at University College, Oxford, before completing a Masters and Doctorate in Victorian Literature at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Deputy Principal and Head of GCSE

James Allder BA read Geography at King’s College, London and the London School of Economics, after which he passed with commendation the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law.

Director of Studies

Kerim Aytac MA London studied Communications and Film for his degree, and took a Masters in Photography, both at Goldsmiths College. He has been widely exhibited and has worked as an arts journalist.

Vice Principal

Margaret Smallman BA PhD read Spanish at King’s College, London, where she also took a doctorate in Spanish literature.


Edward Browne  MEng University of Bristol, Eton College
Robert Marsden FCA, MBA Eton College and INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France

Collingham's joint founders were Nicholas Browne BA Clifton College and Jesus College, Cambridge and the late Dr. John Marsden. Nicholas Browne was formerly a councillor for Hammersmith & Fulham (1978 – 1986). For the last 15 years, he has been Chairman of Trustees for the Brunswick Club for Young People. Dr Marsden was educated at the Sorbonne and Bonn university, he was a former House Master at Eton College. For his service in the Second World War, he was mentioned in despatches and awarded the French Croix de Guerre and the American Bronze Star.

Teaching Staff

Arabic     Rana Abdul Karim BSc Baghdad (Iraq)


Wendy Chapple MA Central St Martins
Christopher Wood MA (Fine Art) PGCE


Dr Lata Govada PhD Imperial College London
Will Jenkins BSc London
Business Studies
Jeremy Evans BSc Aberystwyth FSI PGCE
Ann Freeman MA Westminster


Dr Andrew Smith PHD Cardiff
John Pearson
Fabrice Bollet-Quivogne PhD London
Chinese Yifan Qiao Ma Swansea
Classics/Latin Geoffrey Hazleton-Swales MA UCL
Computer Science Gary Banks CE Brunel
Economics Ann Freeman MA Westminster


Sally Powell BA PGCE MPhil DPhil Oxon
Naomi Grant BA Cambs GTP & QTS
Patrick Capel BA Rhodes (South Africa) PGDip
Emma Davies MPhil Cambs
Paul Bilic MA Oxon
Ros Hodgkiss
EFL Paul Caffel MA Aberdeen
Film Studies & Media
Kerim Aytac MA London
Dan Williams PhD Brunel
French Paul Bilic MA Oxon


James Allder BA London
Tracey Urch BA London PGCE
Maya Mounayer MA London
Annelies Vettori BA Birkbeck
Paul Bilic MA Oxon
Amanda de Lisle MA Oxon
Paul Thorning MA Oxon
History of Art  Sylvia Alvares-Correa PhD Candidate Oxford
Japanese Sakae Ueno, Teacher’s Training Certificate (Japan) 
LAMDA & English Support Ros Stockwell MA Drama King's College Lon
Law Paul Thorning MA Oxon



Andrew Cook MA Cantab DPhil Oxon
Paul Caffell MA Aberdeen
Momina Khan MSc London, PGCE
Martin Oxenham MA Cantab PGCE ARCM
Tony Percy BSc London
Michael Floyd BSc Hons Wales FRAS
Robert Callaghan MSc London 
Music Technology Dr Josh Mycroft PhD Queen Mary, PGCE
PE     Will Jenkins BSc London
Philosophy Michael Peat BSc Birm Dip Theol BD London
Photography     Lucilla Nitto BA Hons Btec 


Chris Burrell BA Oxon
Michael Floyd BSc Hons Wales FRAS
Bill Lawrence BSc, MA Roehampton, PGCE
Politics     Stephen Gier BA Kingston, PGCE Roehampton
Lesley Vines MA London
Monika Loewy PhD Goldsmiths
Religious Studies
Maya Mounayer MA London
Michael Peat BSc Birm Dip Theol BD London
Russian     Irina Hunter Jones
Sociology Maya Mounayer MA London
Talía Morris BA Mexico City MA PhD London
Margaret Smallman BA PhD London
Study Room Supervisor Stephen Nall BA
SENCO Giselle Stubbs BSc Hons, PGCE
Learning Support Louise Gladwin MA Education


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