Tutors & Staff
TOM CASTON read Geography at the University of Exeter and subsequently gained an MSc in Managing School Improvement from the University of Reading. He worked in investment banking before starting his teaching career at Shiplake College in 1999. Prior to joining MPW he held senior posts in a number of independent schools, most recently a Deputy Headship at Framlingham College.
GRAHAM ALMOND obtained a first-class honours degree in Chemistry at Coventry University before completing a PhD and PGCE at Durham University. He has taught Chemistry at MPW Cambridge since 1997 and was appointed Deputy Principal in 2003.
ELPIDA CHRISTIANAKI read English at Anglia Ruskin University before completing a Masters and PhD at the University of Kent and her PGCE at Canterbury Christ Church University. She has taught Classical Civilisation and English at MPW since 2011.
KEITH MILLER read European Business Studies at Swansea University before completing his PGCE at the Institute of Education in London and an MA in Advanced Japanese Studies at the University of Sheffield. He has taught Business Studies and Economics at MPW since 2019.
INGA MORRISSEY read Modern Foreign Languages and Psychology at Belarus State University before completing DELTA and CELTA qualifications as well as a Masters at Anglia Ruskin University. She has taught EAL and Russian at MPW since joining the college as a Director of Studies in 2014. Read Inga’s full bio.
JON SLAY read Sport Science and Geography with Environmental Issues at Brunel University. Prior to joining MPW he worked at Framlingham College where he held a variety of roles including Housemaster, Director of Sport and Deputy Safeguarding Lead.
Directors of Studies
ANA SOBRINO GONZALES obtained first-class honours degrees in Philology at the University of Salamanca and English Language at Anglia Ruskin University, where she also completed her PGCE. She has taught Spanish at MPW since 2009.
BRIGITTE GRIMSHAW read French Literature and Italian at King’s College London and completed her PGCE at Greenwich University. She has been a French tutor at MPW for 15 years and the Head of MFL since 2018. Read Brigitte’s full bio.
JAMIL RASHID read Politics and Government at London Metropolitan University, where he subsequently completed an MA in Politics and Contemporary History and a postgraduate diploma in Film Studies. He subsequently obtained a PGCE at the Institute of Education and has taught History and Politics at MPW since 2013.
Teaching Staff and Subjects Taught
DANIEL ADAMSON BA (Cantab), MA (UCL), PGCE (Buckingham), PhD (Durham), History & Politics
SEB ANTONIOU BA (De Montfort), Art and Design
SUSANNA ARKELL MA (Oxon), PGCE, Mathematics
ALEC ARMSTRONG BA (Coventry), MA (Exeter), PGCE, MSc (ARU), Economics/Business
GREG BARKER MChem (York), Chemistry
SIMON BALDWIN BSc (Newcastle), PGCE, Computer Science
NETE BROGAARD BA Hons (Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge), MA (Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge), CELTA (Anglia Ruskin, Cambridge), English Literature
DAVID COATES MA (Cantab), PGCE, Chemistry
RICHARD CONSIDINE BA (Southampton Solent), PGCE, English
ANDRE CHADWICK BA (Durham), DTLLS/QTLS, CELTA, DELTA, ADLTM, English
ANDREW CORRIE MA (Oxon), PhD (London), DipCS (Cantab), Chemistry
JACQUELINE DEAN BSc (Hertfordshire), GTP (Hertfordshire), Chemistry
SIMON DEAN BEng (Leeds), PGCE, Chemistry
SUSANNE DOBROVOLNY MA (Vienna), PhD (Vienna), PGDip, History/German
ANNE DOREY MA (St Andrews), CELTA, DET, EAP
MARTIN FIELD BSocSc(Keele), PGCE (London, Institute of Education) Sociology
BRIGITTE GRIMSHAW BA (London), PGCE, French
JACQUELINE HALE FCA, Accounting and Mathematics
CARMEN HOBBS MA (Leiden); BA (Rotterdam & Omstreken); BA (Zuyd Sittard) Geography
JACKI HOUGHTON MA (Durham), MA (Newcastle), PGCE, Media and English
BRETT HUGHES BA (Macquarie), MA (Sydney), CThM (Cantab), DipEd, Business/ICT
WILLIAM JEFFERIES BA (Oxford), Classical Civilisation
TARA JONES BA (Greenwich), MSc (Glasgow), PhD (West of Scotland), PGCE, Psychology
RAJPREET KAUR BA (Leicester), PGCE (Bedford), Economics
IRENA KELL BA, PHD (Moscow), PGCE (Nottingham), EAL/Russian
ANN KRONBERGS BA (Bristol), PGCE, MA (Open University), English
MARK LEAFORD BSc (Stafford), PGCE, Geography/PE
PENNY LEE BA (UTM, Malaysia), PhD (UCL), Chinese
MARIA MANRIQUE MSc (Catalunya), MSc (Paris), PhD (London), Mathematics/Physics
TONY MARRIOTT BSc (Hull), MSc (Sheffield), PGCE, Economics
CHRISTINE MARTIN BSc (Dundee), MA (Cantab), PGCE, Biology
ANGELA MAYES BSc (De Montford), PGCE, Psychology/Sociology
KATIE MAYNARD BA (London) History of Art with History, PGCE (UCL) History
KRYSTIAN MAZURKIEWICZ BA (Hull), MA (Birmingham), CELTA, English
CLARE MCEWAN BA (De Montfort), MA (Nottingham Trent), PGCE, Fine Art & Dig Photography
INGA MORRISSEY BA (Belarus State), MA (ARU), CELTA, EAL/Russian
SIMON MULLEN BSc (Strathclyde), PhD (Leeds), Mathematics
AVI NAIM BA (OU Israel), BA (Technion), MSc (Hebrew), PhD (Cantab), Mathematics/Physics
MARTIN O’DONNELL BA (York St Johns) CELTA EAL English Literature
NICK PAPANIKOLAOU MPhys (Sussex), MSc (Sussex), PGCE, Mathematics
REBECCA PLUKE BSc (Manchester), PGCE, Physics
JAYSHRI RAJPUT-WILLIAMS BSc (London), PhD (London), PGCE, Biology
JAMIL RASHID BA (London Met), MA (London Met), PGCE, Philosophy/Religious Studies
PETER REEVE MBE BA (Bournemouth), GDL, PGDE, Business
RIKA SMALMAN BA (Pretoria), BA (Rand Afrikaans), PGCE, Mathematics
ANA SOBRINO GONZALES BA (Salamanca), BA (ARU), PGCE, Spanish
HILARY STREET BA (Reading), Business
TOBY TAYLOR BA (ARU), MA (London), CELTA, Philosophy and Religious Studies
PETER TYSON RN (Retired), MA (York), PGCE (Cambridge), History
SASHILA WALAWWE BSc (Peradeniya), PhD (Manchester), CertEd, Biology/Chemistry
PAUL WALKER BSc (Nottingham), PhD (Cantab), Maths
NICKY WHARTON BA (Reading), PGCE, History
LAYLA WHITWORTH MA (Cantab), MPhil (Cantab), Biology
DEAN WILLIAMS BA (ARU), CELTA, EAL
LIM YAN SIN BSc, MSc (Hong Kong), PGCE, Mathematics
MUHAMMAD ZAMAN BSc (Punjab), PGDip (North London), Physics/Mathematics
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