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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

Mr David Sanders

Role: Head of Sixth Form

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Responsibilities; Sixth Form; Teaching Area: Science
E-mail: dsanders@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Mrs Nataliya Bennett

Role: Business Manager

Responsibilities: Resources

Email: nbennett@southborough.kingston.sch.uk

Teaching Staff


English, Drama & Media Studies

Miriam Glendenning MGL HOS Media St  mglendinning@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jamie-Lee King JLK English 2 i/c / Assistant HOY11 jking@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Alal Haque AHA HOF English ahaque@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Rebecca Linney RLI HOY8 / English rlinney@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jennifer Mosely JMO English Lead Practitioner 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 KS5 Maths Co-Ordinator pcharlesjones@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Amy McIntyre AMI HOF Maths amcintyre@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Kokulan Ragulan KRA Maths Teacher kragulan@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Anthony Smith ASM Computing Teacher asmith@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Daniel Studd DST Maths Teacher dstudd@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Ben Thomas BTH Maths Teacher bthomas@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jane Weller JWE Maths Lead Practitioner jweller@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
John Garcia JGR Maths Teacher jgarcia@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jeanette Hull JHU Maths Teacher jhull@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Frances Andrew FAN Computer Studies fandrew@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Enamul Hassan EHA Science Teacher  ehassan@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Shin Lee SLE Science Teacher slee@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Laura McSharry LMC Science Teacher lmcsharry@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Diego Penagos DPE Science Teacher dpenagos@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Rebecca White RWH Acting HOF Science rwhite@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Darnisha Yuvarajah DYU Acting Science 2 i/c dyuvurajah@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jo Anderson JAN Science Teacher janderson@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Olivia Samachetty OSA Science Teacher osamachetty@southborough.kingston.sch.uk



Ryan Carter RCA Geography Teacher rcarter@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Kim Flaherty KFL HOS / Geography kflaherty@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Jemima Fox JFO History Teacher jfox@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Matthew Iles MIL RE Teacher miles@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Ian Needs INE HOF Humanities ineeds@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Cristian Raducanu CRA History Teacher craducanu@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Modern Foreign Languages 

Alexandra Banks ABA HOY7 / 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



Robert Bagley RBG Engineering Teacher rbagley@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Darren Sowerbutts DSO Head of Engineering dsowerbutts@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Gary Swinchin Rew GSR HOY11 / Engineering gswinchinrew@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Karl Nicholas KNI Engineering / Assistant SENCO / HOY9 knicholas@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Christina Andreou JGR Business Studies candreou@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Music & Art

Rahul Chawla RCH HOS Music rchawla@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Kate Geering KGE HOY10  / Art / Careers Co-ordinator kgeering@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
David Morgan DMO HOF Music & Art dmorgan@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Robert Percy RPE Music Tutor rpercy@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Physical Education

Rhys Boorman RBO PE Teacher rboorman@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
James Colbert JCO HOF PE jcolbert@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Daniel Grinstead DGR PE Teacher 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
Robert Richardson RRI School Counsellor rrichardson@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
Charlotte Gibson CGI Cover Supervisor cgibson@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Paul Da Costa PDA Learning Mentor pdacosta@southborough.kingston.sch.uk


Teaching Assistants

Irene Dalmedo IDA Teaching Assistant idalmedo@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
David Naumann DNA Teaching Assistant dnaumann@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Sylwia Jezyk SJE Teaching Assistant sjezyk@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Karen Gregory KGR Teaching Assistant kgregory@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Barry Collins BCO Teaching Assistant bcollins@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
Mojgan Zaman-nia MZA Teaching Assistant mzamannia@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Thiluxian Suthakaran TSU Teaching Assistant tsuthakaran@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


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
James Humphrey JHU Librarian jhumphrey@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Loobna Najeeb LNA Exams Officer / Data Manager lnajeeb@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


Administration & Finance

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 shumphrey@southborough.kingston.sch.uk 
Sarah Oliphant MOT PA to Head / Office Manager soliphant@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Elaine Parmenter EPA Receptionist Thursday eparmenter@southborough.kingston.sch.uk
Clare Loveday CLO School Finance Officer cloveday@southborough.kingston.sch.uk

GOVERNORS (Directors)




Current Governors (and information):



Pecuniary/Business Interests:

No. of Meetings Attended during the period from September 2018 – August 2019

Michael Armstrong

Community Governor

Curriculum & Achievement Committee

(17.09.18 – 17.09.22)

4 out of possible 10

Sampa Bhasin

Community Governor

Curriculum & Achievement Committee

(25.01.15 – 25.01.19)

(26.01.19 – 26.01.23)

7 out of possible 10

Malcolm Gregory

Parent Governor

Vice Chair of Governors

Children, Families and Community Committee (Chair)

(13.07.16 – 13.07.20)

Spouse is employee of the Academy

10 out of possible 10

Clare Henderson

Community Governor

Chair of Governors

All Committees

(01.09.17 – 01.09.21)

England Handball Association - Director

9 out of possible 11

Fred Houwen

Parent Governor

(13.11.18 – 13.11.22)

Children, Families and Community Committee

7 out of possible 8

Junaid Kazi

Community Governor

Curriculum & Achievement Committee

(19.07.16 – 19.07.20)

6 out of possible 10

Robin Kent

Co-opted Governor

Curriculum & Achievement Committee (Vice Chair)

(19.07.16 – 19.07.20)

Unity Schools Trust – Trustee

Business and Enterprise advisor – St Paul’s School

9 out of possible 10

Jamie-Lee King

Staff Governor

Curriculum & Achievement Committee

(14.04.16 – 14.04.20)

Employed by the Academy

8 out of possible 10

Tim Neale

Community Governor

Children, Families and Community Committee

(02.01.19 – 02.01.23)

4 out of possible 7

Michael Phillips

Community Governor

Resources, Personnel and Finance Committee (Chair)

(01.09.17 – 01.09.21)

7 out of possible 10

Michael Rose

Parent Governor

Resources, Personnel & Finance Committee

(14.05.18 – 14.05.22)

9 out of possible 11

Niall Smith

Headteacher (ex Oficio)

Resources, Personnel & Finance Committee - SLT


11 out of possible 11

Bob Steed

Community Governor

Children, Families and Community Committee

(01.08.17 – 01.08.21)

8 out of possible 10

Jonathan Walters

Parent Governor

Resources, Personnel & Finance Committee

(12.03.19 – 12.03.23

3 out of possible 4

Rebecca White

Staff Governor

Children, Families and Community Committee

(13.11.17 – 13.11.21)

9 out of possible 10

Ex Governors:

Nick Tassell

Parent Governor

Resources, Personnel & Finance Committee (Chair)

(23.11.16 – 23.11.20)

2 out of possible 4

Sarfraz Rahman

Community Governor

Resources, Personnel & Finance Committee

(25.11.15 – 25.11.19)

6 out of possible 9


The Academy Articles of Association document can be found here.

Anyone wishing to contact the Governors can do so via the Clerk, Mrs N Bell (nbell@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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