Staff List

Staff List

We operate an open-door policy at Long Close, which means that you are always welcome to come in and talk to any member of staff about your child’s education. We also make sure that our teachers, in particular, are a highly visible presence at the beginning and end of the school day. At drop-off and pick-up time, for example, you will often find the Headteacher at the school gate ready to field any questions or simply have a chat.

If you would like to Contact Us to make an appointment, talk over the phone or correspond by email – whatever suits you best.

Below you will find lists of all the school staff at each area of the school from Nursery all the way through to Senior school. You can also find out more about our Senior Management Team here.

If you would rather speak over the phone, please call the school office on 01753 520095 and we will do our best to put you in contact.

Staff NameStaff TitleQualifications

Miss K Nijjar

HeadteacherBA (Hons), B Ed, MA

BA (Hons), Med, MA

Mr D McCarthy

Deputy Head, Head of Senior School, Head of RS and Designated Safeguarding Lead Years 7-11BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd

Mrs S Harris

Designated Safeguarding Lead for Long Close School and Head of Prep School Rec – Year 6NNEB

Mrs P Reynolds

Nursery Manager Designated Safeguarding Lead NurseryBSc, Early Years Professional Status

Mrs P Horwood

Business Manager

Mrs J Gee

Registrar & Admissions ManagerBA (Hons)

Mrs G Glenn

Marketing ManagerBA (Hons)

Staff NameStaff TitleQualifications

Miss K Nijjar

HeadteacherBA (Hons), Med, MA

Mrs S Harris

Designated Safeguarding Lead for Long Close School and Head of Prep SchoolNNEB

Mrs P Reynolds

Nursery Manager & DSL EYFSBSc, Early Years Professional Status

Mrs D Bhamra

Deputy Nursery ManagerDPP Level 3 SENCO

Miss S Hamblin

Room LeaderBA (Hons)

Miss L McLaren

Room Leader

Mrs L Palmer

Early Years Assistant

Mrs D Dhariwal

 Early Years Assistant BSc (Hons), CACHE Level 3

Mrs M Sandhu

Early Years AssistantNVQ Level 3

Miss L Jackson

Early Years Assistant

Mrs R Sadhwani

Early Years AssistantBCom, CACHE NVQ Level 3

Mrs L Stritch

Early Years 1:1 Support

Mrs J Ruparelia

Early Years Assistant & Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs S Bailey

ReceptionBA (Hons), FdA Early Years, NVQ Level 3

Mrs J Hallet

ReceptionNNEB, BA (Hons) PGCE

Mrs D Dhillon

Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Kaur

Teaching Assistant

Mrs P Fearon

Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Deol

Teaching Assistant

Staff NameStaff TitleQualifications

Miss K Nijjar

Headteacher BA (Hons), Med, MA

Mrs S Harris

 

Mrs S Ghafoor

Designated Safeguarding Lead for Long Close School and Head of Prep School

Assistant Head of Prep School – Academic

Miss R Wade

Year 1

Miss A Staniford

Year 1

Mrs E Malocca

Year 2

Miss M Ramadhan

Year 2

Mrs K Woodcraft

Year 2

Miss B Tucker

Year 3

Mrs H Schroff

Year 3

Mrs M Rees

Year 4

Mrs C Barnes

Year 5

Mrs M Rehinsi

Year 5

Miss L Perry

Year 5

Miss L Roberts

Year 6

Mrs S Benktander

Year 6

 

Staff NameStaff TitleQualifications

Miss K Nijjar

Mr D McCarthy

 

Headteacher

Deputy Head, Head of Senior School, Head of RS and DSL Years 7-11

BA (Hons), Med, MEd

BA (Hons), PGCE, MEd

Mrs S O’Connell

Year 6 & Head of Girls Games

Mr A Gill

Year 6 & Head of Geography

Mrs M Rees

Year 7

Mr G Larcombe

Year 8 & Director of Creative Arts

Mr P Brazier

Year 9 & PSHEEBA (Hons), PGCE

Mrs R Owens

Year 9 & Head of English

Mr A Poulter-Dunford

Year 10 & Head of HistoryMA (Hons), LLB (Acc), PGCE

Mr I Powell

Year 11 & Director of SportBA (Hons), QTS

Mrs M McCauley

Head of MFLBA, PGCE

Mrs A Bingham

Director of MusicBMus (Hons), MMus, PGCE

Mrs K Wall

Head of Learning SupportDiploma in SEN Support

 

Staff NameStaff Title
Miss M WelshPA to Headteacher and School Secretary
Mrs C Andrews 

Assistant to Business Manager

 

Miss B SnellSchool Receptionist
Mr L BaileyData & Exams Administrator

Staff NameStaff Title
Mr R Crewe 

Site Manager

 

Mr M HallettCaretaker

 

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