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WestVille House School

Independent School For Girls & Boys

westville house school Exceptional Education ranked in the top 50 preparatory schools by the sunday times


Current Staff 2018-19


Mrs Nikki Hammond BA(Hons) PGCE;

Deputy Head: 


Director of Teaching and

Learning (Head of Pre-Prep):

Mr Christian Adamthwaite, BSc (Hons) PGCE

Mrs Nikki Hammond BA(Hons), PGCE: Maths Science & IT



Permanent Staff:

Mrs F Colman


Mrs C Bone


Miss S Coughlan

BEd (Hons) (Maternity Cover)



BA (Hons), PCGE: Drama (Maternity Leave)





Mrs J Coulthurst

BA(Hons), CIPD, PGCE,(Early Years), MA(Early Years)


Miss L Dobson


Mrs E Evans

Level 1 England Hockey Coach, Level 1 England Netball Coach, NNEB(Games)


BA (Hons), PGCE: Music



Miss G Hammond



Mrs D Hensby


BTEC National Diploma, Sport Performance, Early Years Level 3


BA (Hons), PGCE: Head of Literacy

Mrs K Holloway


Mr C O'Doherty


Mrs A Lewis


BEd: VR/NVR, Geography






BEd: Early Years Studies

Mrs L Moran


Mrs H Naylor


BA(Hons), PGCE(Art), DT



BA(Hons) PGCE: Head of Humanities (Maternity Leave)


Mrs A Pattinson

BA(Hons), PGCE (French)

Mrs R Whitehead


Mrs J Willers BA(Hons)  MA



Support Staff:

School Office:



                        Mrs E S Roulston, BSc(Econ), FCA


                        Mrs H James, BA (Hons), CIM
Facilities Manager Mr A Greenwood,
City and Guilds Plumbing(Distinction), Certificate of Technical Competence(PAT Testing)

Mr A Woolley


Cook Mr Julian Bligh, NWRAC Pastry Cooks & Patissiers Basic and Advanced, C&G 706/1 and 706/2
Kitchen Assistant Miss C Papworth,
Level 2 Award Food Safety in Catering
Minibus Supervisor Miss L Dobson

Visiting Staff

Miss A Addison

Miss A Baytun

Miss Z Carroll

MSc, CDE, Fellow and Examiner ISTD(Dance)

Aftercare Assistant

BMus: Cello

Mr S Colman Level 3 Forest School leader, Outdoor Learning

Mr K Dench                              Miss F Forfar 

Mrs J James

Mr J Lanceley                            

Sports Coach

Diploma in Professional Dance

BEd (Hons)

Trinity Associate Level 4 : Keyboard and strings

Miss R Long BMus (Hons) Brass

Mrs J Mahler

Mrs F Robertson

BA PGCE PGDip(SpLD) Learning Support

BA(Hons) PGCE PGDip Dyslexia and Literacy

Mrs E Peirson BMus (Hons), PGCE (Music): Voice
Mr R Sledge BSc, PGCE, Sports Coach
Mrs C Richards GRNCM, DipABRSM Distinction (Violin)
Mr G Maybury BA(Hons) (Percussion)
Mr A Smith Bsc, Level 2 Cricket
Miss C Pickering Sports Coach
Mrs J Tomlinson BA(Hons) Music: Piano

Mr J Wells


Mrs M Wells

Mrs E Whiteley

Mrs M Whitton

PGCE Music, Graduate Diploma in Jazz, Contemporary and Popular Music: Guitar

MA Music: woodwind


BA(Hons) PGCE Piano