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Southborough High is a non-selective academy school for boys between the ages of 11 and 16, and boys and girls post 16. The roll is just over 800, over 200 of whom are in the sixth form. Southborough High is a thriving school which is continually developing and improving and has a very good reputation locally. The school provides a high quality of education in a happy and purposeful atmosphere.

The current Headteacher took up post in November 2011 since when a wide range of improvements have been achieved. Our OFSTED Inspection in December 2013 was very successful and catalogues a range of high achievement by pupils and staff. All applicants are invited to read the full Ofsted Report which is available on our school website. Southborough High has a reputation for innovation which will attract teachers who are both enthusiastic and ambitious. There is a real welcome for new staff who bring new ideas, commitment, energy and professionalism to our school in order to help every student realise their true potential.

The Staff here are over 48 teachers, a third of whom are women. With the increase in pupil numbers there has been an influx of new staff, creating a positive blend of more experienced colleagues with youth. Both Ofsted and Investors in People remarked upon the happy working atmosphere which is both supportive and collaborative. There is an active Senior Management Team comprising from of the Head, two Deputy Heads and two Assistant Heads. Academic and pastoral matters are viewed coherently and the roles of the tutor, Head of Year and Pastoral Support Officers are pivotal to the process of developing the whole child. Heads of Department lead curriculum areas along with the support of specialist subject teams.

Heads of Year and Pastoral Support Officers provide a focus for personal development and academic progress. We are also fortunate to be served by an excellent Learning Support Team, led by our SENCO, which includes a School Counsellor and many teaching assistants. There are also peripatetic tutors for several musical instruments. The Support Staff play a crucial role in the organisation. There is the Head’s PA, PA to Deputy Heads/Clerk to Governors, a receptionist, a bursar, a finance assistant and clerical assistants (all of whom work in the main school office), a librarian and library assistant, two laboratory assistants, an ICT technician, two Technology/Art technicians and a resources assistant who provides a comprehensive reprographics service to support learning. There is also a Site Manager and his assistant who maintain the good appearance and cleanliness of our site and buildings. There is a great emphasis placed upon staff development. An appropriate induction programme exists for all new staff (including newly qualified teachers). Appraisal is fully operational in the school involving all staff. There is also an active staff social committee.



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Contact the school on 020 8391 4324 or e-mail the school on office@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Mr Niall Smith

Role: Headteacher

Qualifications: Master of Arts (Cantab), National Professional Qualification for Headship (N.P.H.Q.)

Teaching Area: English
Email: nsmith@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Mr Brian Burns

Role: Deputy Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Honours), National Professional Qualification for Headship (N.P.Q.H.)

Responsibilities: Teaching & Learning

Teaching Area: Business Studies
Email: bburns@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Mr Craig Wicking

Role: Deputy Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Honours), National Professional Qualification of Headship (N.P.Q.H.)

Responsibilities: Curriculum & Assessment

Teaching Area: Maths
Email: cwicking@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Mr Daniel Edwards

Role: Assistant Headteacher

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Responsibilities: Pastoral Care

Teaching Area: PE
Email: dedwards@southborough.kingston.sch.uk

Teaching Staff


English, Drama & Media Studies

Louis Botha LBO HOS Media St & Psychology/Asst Head of 6th Form lbotha@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jamie-Lee King JLK English 2 i/c / EAL Co-Ordinator jking@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Rebecca Linney RLI HOY11 / English rlinney@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jennifer Mosely JMO HOF English jmosely@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Satbir Panesar SBA English Teacher spanesar@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Chloe Parsons CPA HOS Drama cparsons@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Amanda Taylor ATA English Teacher ataylor@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Mathematics and Computing

Ian Boakes IBO Maths 2 i/c iboakes@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Peter Charles-Jones PCJ Maths  pcharlesjones@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Amy McIntyre AMI HOF Maths amcintyre@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
K Ragulan KRA Maths kragulan@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Anthony Smith ASM Computing asmith@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Daniel Studd DST Maths dstudd@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Ben Thomas BTH Maths  bthomas@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jane Weller JWE Lead Practitioner Maths jweller@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Joseph Eamer JEA HOF Science  jeamer@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Shin Lee SLE Science slee@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
David Sanders DSA Head of Sixth Form  dsanders@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Catherine Taylor CTA STEM Lead Practitioner ctaylor@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Dennis Watson DWA HOY8 / Science dwatson@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Rebecca White RWH Science 2 i/c rwhite@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Darnisha Yuvarajah DYU Science dyuvurajah@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Ryan Carter RCA Geography rcarter@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Kim Flaherty KFL HOY7 / Geography kflaherty@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Matthew Iles MIL RE miles@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Peter Mayfield PMA Geography pmayfield@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Ian Needs INE HOF Humanities ineeds@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Modern Foreign Languages 

Alexandra Banks ABA HOY11 / MFL abanks@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Natasha Coen NCO MFL / English / Deputy Head of Sixth Form ncoen@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
David Johnson DJO HOF MFL djohnson@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Erika Stiles EST MFL estiles@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Robert Bagley RBG Engineering rbagley@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Shah Miah SMI HOS Business Studies smiah@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Darren Sowerbutts DSO Art/DT dsowerbutts@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Gary Swinchin Rew GSR HOY10 / Engineering gswinchinrew@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Music, Art & Technology

Rahul Chawla RCH HOS Music rchawla@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Kate Geering KGE HOY9 / Events Co-Ordinator / Art kgeering@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
David Morgan DMO HOF Music & Art dmorgan@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Physical Education

Rhys Boorman RBO PE rboorman@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
James Colbert JCO HOF PE jcolbert@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Daniel Grinstead DGR PE dgrinstead@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Chris Jordan CJO PE / D of E Co-Ordinator cjordan@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Jenni Lee-Potter JPO Inclusion Manager / SENCO jleepotter@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Support Staff:


Pastoral Support Team

Dawn Ball DBA PSO KS4 / Cover Supervisor dball@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Karen Clements KCL PSO KS3 / Cover Supervisor kclements@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Ashley Noble ANO Learning Facilitator KS3 anoble@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Owen O’Toole OOT School Counsellor ootoole@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Samuel Taylor STY Learning Facilitator KS4 samtaylor@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Sue Taylor STA Sicth Form Support Officer / BTEC Quality Nominee staylor@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Teaching Assistants

Helen Blackler HBA Teaching Assistant hblackler@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Irene Dalmedo IDA Languages Assistant idalmedo@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
John Garcia JGR Teaching Assistant jgarcia@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Charlotte Gibson CGI Teaching Assistant cgibson@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Karen Gregory KGR Teaching Assistant kgregory@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Anna Lofts ALO Teaching Assistant alofts@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Alex Lore ALR Teaching Assistant alore@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Roger Manning RMA Teaching Assistant rmanning@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Trudy Pollicott TPO Senior Teaching Assistant tpollicott@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Site Team

Elizabeth Argent EAR Cleaner eargent@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Bob Hawken RHA Site Manager bhawken@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Leszek Lisiecki LLI Cleaner llisiecki@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Daniel Nice DNI Assistant Site Manager dnice@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Catering Team

Faye Cunningham JBR Catering Assistant fcunningham@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Khatuna Ewing KEW Catering Assistant kewing@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Claire Maskell CMA School Cook cmaskell@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jacqueline Palmer JPA School Cook jpalmer@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Curriculum Support Team

Sam Coulson SCL Senior Science Technician scoulson@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Elaine Donnelly EDO Reprographics Assistant edonnelly@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Stephen Eacott SEA Activities Facilitator seacott@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Elaine Parmenter EPA Curriculum Support Assistant (Library) eparmenter@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Alison Pike API Library Manager apike@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Simon Pike SPI Exams Officer / Trips & Journeys spike@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Vineeta Shukla VSH Curriculum Support Assistant (Science & Food) vshukla@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Patricia Thorne PTH Curriculum Support Assistant (Art & Engineering) tthorne@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Nichola Bell NBE PA to SLT / Clerk to Governors nbell@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Alexandra Desai ADE Attendance / Admin Officer adesai@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Sarah Humphreys SHU Receptionist shumphreys@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Michelle O’Toole MOT PA to Head/Principal Admin Mgr motoole@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Nataliya Bennett NBN Academy Business Manager nbennett@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Clare Loveday CLO School Finance Officer cloveday@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


The Library provides a place where students can access learning independently, to carry out research, pursue personal interests, do homework, study or read quietly.  It has a wide selection of fiction and non-fiction books, networked computers with internet access and many other resources.  All curriculum areas make extensive use of these facilities.  Students are expected to respect the Library, and to behave in a responsible manner so as not to disturb others.  


The Library is open Monday - Friday from 8:00am to 4:10pm.

The after school homework club is well attended by students and runs every Monday - Friday until 4:10pm.

The Library is open at lunchtimes for use by students.

A booking system operates for the use of computers. A reading group for Year 7 and 8 is held in the Library every other Wednesday lunchtime, commencing at 12:45pm. Sessions are run by staff from Kingston libraries.



  • Students are expected to behave in a responsible manner and to not disturb others.
  • Any damaged or lost items must be paid for.
  • Food, drink and chewing gum are forbidden in the Library.


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