“Pupils are inspired by their (teachers’) enthusiasm and interest in their subjects, which provides an environment in which they are eager to learn.”

Independent Schools Inspectorate

Prince’s Mead has a large body of staff all of whom are whole-heartedly committed to the education of the boys and girls under their care.

If you would like to get in touch with any of our staff, please use our contact us page or use the person’s name in this email format:


Mr P Thacker MEd BA Hons PGCE FRGS

Peter Thacker was appointed as Headmaster of Prince’s Mead in September 2018. Before this he was Deputy Headmaster of Lambrook School, a coeducational boarding and day school in Ascot, Berkshire and, prior to this, Deputy Headmaster of Daneshill School.

After university Peter attended The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Commissioned into The Royal Dragoon Guards he spent eight years of his service in a variety of roles serving in Germany, Canada, Cyprus and the Middle East.

Peter is a passionate advocate of Prince’s Mead’s culture of holistic education, celebrating academic excellence and the acquisition of skills. He has led several school expeditions, be it the Three Peaks Challenge or to Transylvania; regions to which he is well-acquainted.

Peter is married with two young children. When time allows, Peter can be seen tracking bears in the Carpathian mountains or skiing. Peter completed a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership in 2017, is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a member of IAPS and an ISI Team Inspector.

Senior Leadership Team


Mr Peter Thacker MEd BA Hons PGCE FRGS Headmaster
Mr Alex Greenaway BEd Hons MA Ed Deputy Headmaster
Mr Richard White BA Hons Bursar
Mrs Sarah Wilkinson BEd Hons MA Ed Director of Studies
Miss Abbey Fecher BA Hons Head of Pre-Prep
Mrs Gillian Jones  BEd Hons Head of Pastoral Care
Mr Ian Thomas BA Hons Head of Co-Curricular


The Governing Board

The Board is responsible for the well-being of the school as a whole, taking or endorsing strategic and financial decisions, monitoring the School’s finances, and appointing the Headmaster.

Please follow this link to view our Governing Board 

Teaching Staff


Mr Graham Arkley BA Hons PGCE Director of Sport
Mrs Martine Barraclough MEd Year 3 Teacher
Mrs Sally Boyden BSc Hons PGCE Learning Support / Music Teacher
Mrs Silviya Boylin Teaching Assistant
Miss Rebecca Brewer BA Hons Nursery Practitioner
Mrs Abigail Costello BA Hons PGCE Year 3 Teacher
Mrs Sarah Edmunds BTEC Nat. Dip. Nursery Nursing Teaching Assistant
Miss Abbey Fecher BA Hons Head of Pre-Prep / Year 2 Teacher
Mrs Claire Goulding BA Hons, SALT Learning Support Teacher
Mrs Hayley Griffith Teaching Assistant
Ms Susan Gritti BA Hons MA Ed (SEN) Head of Learning Support
Miss Louise Hodson BA Hons PGCE Year 1 Teacher
Mrs Sue Jellett Teaching Assistant
Mrs Gillian Jones BEd Hons Head of Pastoral Care / English KS2/Year 5 Tutor
Miss Maddy Jordan BA Hons Nursery Leader
Mrs Heidi Lancaster BA Hons Head of Science
Mrs Kathryn Little BEd Hons Head of Girls’ Games
Mrs Jan Lyon PCertLAM Speech and Drama Teacher
Mrs Saffi Mant BSc Hons PGCE Head of Design and Technology (DT)
Mrs Jean Martin BA Hons PGCE Head of Modern Foreign Languages
Miss Kate Merrick BA Hons PGCE Head of Philosophy and Religion, PSHCEE and SMSC/Year 4 Teacher
Mrs Charlotte McMillan Nursery Practitioner
Mrs Alison Morison Teaching Assistant
Mr Jon Murray-Walker Year 4 Teacher
Mrs Caro O’Brien Head of Art
Mrs Shelly Say BA Hons PGCE Head of EYFS / Reception Teacher
Mrs Naomi Small Head of Digital Learning
Miss Emily-Kate Stuart Forest School Assistant
Mr Ian Thomas BA PGCE Head of Maths / Year 6 Tutor
Mrs Patrizia Thompson BA Hons Year 2 Teacher
Mrs Lieske Wade Teaching Assistant
Mrs Francesca Watts BA Hons Reception Teacher
Mrs Sarah Wilkinson BEd Hons MA Ed Director of Studies / Year 6 Teacher / STA Co-Ordinator
Miss Sue Williams BA Hons Head of Music
Mrs Mandy Wright BEd Hons Head of Geography / Year 5 Tutor / Games Teacher
Master Monty Jones School Wellness Dog & Hampshire Search & Rescue Trainee
Sports Coaches
Mr Alex Aimees Sports Coach – Football, Rugby, Cricket
Mrs Karen Austin Sports Coach – Netball, Hockey, Rounders
Mr Ashley Brown BEd Hons Sports Coach – Football, Rugby, Cricket
Mr Angus Fox Tennis Coach
Mrs Sarah Wakeman Sports Coach – Netball, Hockey, Rounders
Peripatetic Music Teachers
Mr Andrew Hayman Peripatetic Music Teacher – Singing and Piano
Ms Joanne Levine Peripatetic Music Teacher – Cello
Mrs Fiona Jeppsson Peripatetic Music Teacher – Singing
Mr Thomas Jesty Peripatetic Music Teacher
Mr Martin Lewison Peripatetic Music Teacher – Brass, Drums, Guitar, Keyboard and Ukulele
Mr Paul Stiles Peripatetic Music Teacher – Clarinet and Saxophone
Mrs Claire Stocker Peripatetic Music Teacher – Flute and Recorder
Mrs Diane Wakefield Peripatetic Music Teacher – Viola and Violin


Support Team


Administration Team
Mrs Debbie Charleton Headmaster’s PA
Mrs Sue Rich Registrar
Mrs Leela Bennett BA Hons/CIM Marketing and Communications Manager
Mrs Mandy Oakley Matron
Mrs Lindy Mitchell Assistant Matron
Mrs Sue Organ Finance Officer
Mrs Lisa Doyle Finance Assistant
Mrs Wendy Osborne Music Department
Mr Timothy Edgerton IT Assistant
Estates Team
Mr Ben Stuckey BA Hons Estates Manager
Mr Carl Jones Caretaker
Mr Vince Wingent Assistant Caretaker / Groundsman
Mr Dean Stickland Assistant Caretaker
Mr John Bell Assistant Caretaker
Mr Keith Edwards Head Gardener
Mr Georgi Ferras Domestic Team
Miss Danuta Niemiec Domestic Team Supervisor
Mrs Beats Kukuczka-Kogut Domestic Team
Transport Team
Mr Hugh Fox Transport & After School Clubs Manager
Mr John Bell Bus Driver
Mr Ray Curtis Bus Driver
Mr Peter Greaves Bus Driver
Mr James Tew Bus Driver
Mr Roddy Wirgman Bus Driver
Catering Team
Mr Tomas Cich Chef Manager
Mrs Bonnie Farwell Catering Manager
Mr Andras Sari Sous Chef
Mrs Davina Adams Catering Assistant
Mrs Eileen Luxton Catering Assistant
Mrs Emma Miglietti Catering Assistant