The Halcyon Team

We are proud of our dedicated, engaged and talented staff. Click on the names below to find out more about our team.

 

BARRY MANSFIELD, DIRECTOR
Master of Education
> Open University
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in History and English
> University of East Anglia (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Modern and Medieval History
> Nottingham University (UK) 
 

 


MIGUEL ALCANTUD, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND CHEMISTRY TEACHER
Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
>University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain)
Teaching Certificate
>University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain) 

 

 

 

SONJA BARTHOLOMEW, MATHEMATICS TEACHER (PART TIME)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Mathematics
> Nottingham University (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
> Lancaster University  (UK)

 

 

MARK BOWEN, UNIVERSITY GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR (PART TIME)
Doctorate in Education
> London South Bank University (UK)
Master of Arts: Guidance and Counselling Education
> University of South Florida (USA)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics­: Accounting
>College of the Holy Cross (USA)
 

 


OISIN BYRNE, FRENCH, SPANISH AND THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE TEACHER
Master of International Education Administration
> Endicott College, Massachusetts (USA)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Modern Foreign Languages (French and Spanish)
> Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, University of London (UK) 
Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish with Computer Studies
> Digby Stuart College, University of Surrey (UK)

 


NATALIE CARMAN, MATHEMATICS TEACHER AND IBMYP COMMUNITY AND SERVICE COORDINATOR
Master of Arts in Education
> Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with Education and Qualified Teacher Status
> Sheffield Hallam University (UK)
 

 


STEPHANIE COOKE, INTEGRATED HUMANITIES AND HISTORY TEACHER, IBDP CREATIVITY ACTIVITY SERVICE COORDINATOR AND DEPUTY SAFEGUARDING LEAD
Master of Science
> London School of Economics (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Secondary History
> Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology
> University of Bristol (UK)

 

 

JOANNE COOPER, MATHEMATICS TEACHER
Master of Educational Leadership
> Australian Catholic University (Australia)
Diploma of Education
>Flinders University (Australia) 
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
>University of New South Wales (Australia)


 


DINIS COSTA, PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION TEACHER
Degree in Sports Science - Physical Education
(Equivalent to Bachelor of Arts in Science of Sports with - Physical Education and School Sports, Newly Qualified Teacher status)
> Technical University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (Portugal)
 

 

 


SUE DANCE, VISUAL ARTS TEACHER (PART-TIME)
Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art Diploma, majoring in Painting and Ceramics
> School of Art and Design, Johannesburg (South Africa)
 

 

 

 



KELLY FOSTER, THEATRE ARTS TEACHER (PART-TIME)
Master of Education in Theatre and Philosophy
> Queen Mary's, University of London (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
> Institute of Education, University of London (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies
> University of North London (UK)
 

 



LORI FRITZ, IBMYP COORDINATOR, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND PHYSICS TEACHER
Master of Science in Nuclear and Particle Physics
>Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Postgraduate Diploma in Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment
> Institute of Education, Birkbeck College, University of London (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Physics with a minor in Physics education
> Boston University, Massachusetts (USA)

 


FATIMA GONZALEZ GOMEZ, SPANISH TEACHER AND MOTHER TONGUE COORDINATOR
Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics to ELE (Spanish as a second language)
> Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Spain)
Bachelor of Arts in Education Major in English and Spanish as foreign languages
> Castilla La University (Spain)
 

 


ANTHONY GOW, VISUAL ARTS AND DESIGN TEACHER, DESIGNATED SAFEGUARDING LEAD
Graduate Diploma in Education
> Charles Sturt University (Australia)
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Arts (Hons)
> University of Wollongong (Australia)
 

 

 


KERRY JENKINS, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY TEACHER
Graduate Diploma in Education
> University of the Sunshine Coast (Australia)
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
> Dalhousie University (Canada)
 

 

 



GARETH JONES, BIOLOGY TEACHER AND STUDENT WELLBEING LEADER
Master of Arts in International Education
> University of Bath (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Science
> The University of Leeds (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences
> The University of Leeds (UK)
 

 


PATRICIA KYLE, IBDP COORDINATOR AND DIGITAL LIBRARIAN
Professional Diploma of Advanced Studies in Information and Library Science
> Southern Connecticut State University New Haven CT (USA)
Master of Arts in International Studies
> Johns Hopkins University Washington DC (USA)
Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies
> George Washington University Washington DC (USA)

 

 

MEI-LING LIN, MANDARIN TEACHER
Master of Arts in Language Studies
> University of Lancaster (UK)
Diploma in Translating (Chinese-English)
> University of Newcastle upon Tyne (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in English Language, Literature and Linguistics
> Providence University (Taiwan)
 

 


CLAIRE ROSE, INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETIES, GEOGRAPHY TEACHER AND IBDP EXTENDED ESSAY ADVISOR
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Geography, TESOL Certificate
> University of Leicester School of Education (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Geography
> University of Leicester (UK)
 

 

 


JOANN RANSON, ENGLISH AND THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE TEACHER
Master of Arts in Education with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
> University of Leeds (UK)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in English
> University of London, Goldsmiths College (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in English Literary Studies and Psychology
> Middlesex University (UK)
 

 


JONATHAN SIMPSON, INDIVIDUALS AND SOCIETIES GEOGRAPHY TEACHER
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Geography
> University of Portsmouth (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in Geography
> University of Southampton (UK)
 

 

 


JULIA WATSON, THEATRE ARTS TEACHER
Bachelor of Science in Education, Speech Communication, Theatre and English with Teaching License
> Indiana University (USA)

 

 

GEORGIO ELIA, MUSIC TEACHER (PART-TIME)
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
> Middlesex University (UK)
Bachelor in Music
> Middlesex University (UK)
Higher National Diploma, Musical Instrument Technology
>London Guildhall University (UK)

 


 

GABRIEL ENGLISH, SPANISH AND ENGLISH TEACHER
Master of International Education with specialization in English as a Second Language
> Endicott College (USA)
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
> University of Tampa (USA)
Associate of Arts in General Education
>Edison Community College (USA)

 

 

CHLOE MACBEAN, DESIGN TEACHER
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in Design and Technology
> Greenwich University (UK)               
Bachelor of Arts in History of Art and Design with Studio Practice
> Loughborough University (UK)
Foundation Studies in Art and Design
> Loughborough University,  School of Art and Design (UK)

 

 

 

ROSS MCGOWAN, ENGLISH TEACHER
Postgraduate Certificate in Education in English   
> University of Strathclyde (UK)
Bachelor of Arts in English
> University of Strathclyde (UK)

 

 

 

JON NEALE, DIGITAL LEARNING LEADER
Qualified Teacher Status
>The University of Reading (UK)
Master of Science in Information Technology
>The University of Nottingham (UK)
Bachelor of Science in Economics
>The University of Nottingham (UK)


 

 

 

JULIA ALDEN, TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 


 

ACHIM BECK, CO-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 

 

 

SONIA CROSS, FOOD SERVICES MANAGER
 

 

 

 


 

TEWOLDE HAGOS, STEM LAB TECHNICIAN
 

 

 

 

 

 

RITA HALBRIGHT, DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR AND CO-FOUNDER
 

 

 

 


 

JULIE MATTHAEUS, CO-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 

 



MARIA ROSENGREN, ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR
 

 

 

 

 

 

PAMELA SEARS, FINANCE DIRECTOR, CO-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
 

 

 

 


 


DEIRDRE WILLIAMS, COOK
 

 

 

 


KATY WRENCH, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR





 

 




EMILIA MAJEWSKA, PURCHASER AND FACILITIES OFFICER

 

 


 

 

NATASHA WHITE, RECEPTIONIST

 

 

 

 



 

MYCO DOAN-TRAN, ADMISSIONS DIRECTOR (MATERNITY COVER)

 

 

 

 


 

CRAIG MILLS, INTEGRATED SCIENCE AND BIOLOGY TEACHER (MATERNITY COVER)