Meet our Staff

Our staff at St Bees School are truly exceptional.  Bringing a wealth of global educational experience, their commitment to the students, families, community and each other enables St Bees to excel on all levels.  Please do get in touch with us at any time.


Roger Sinnett

Headmaster/ Director of Education

Senior Leadership Team

Robin Silk

Headmaster (Commencing Sept 2021)

Laurence Gribble

Laurence Gribble

Assistant Head and Board Member

Andrew Keep

Deputy Head

Derek Todd

Derek Todd

Director of Operations and Finance

Ceara Hayden

Head of Marketing and Admissions

Office Staff

Helen McCormickOffice Manager.
Karen MartinPR, Marketing and Communications Officer.
Sue ShearsbyReceptionist.
Wendy DootsonFinance Assistant.


Teaching Staff

Year Tutors

Jeanette McCalligYear 7 Tutor, Business and Economics Teacher.
Vanessa HallYear 7 Tutor, Head of Mathematics.
Zoe BettinsonYear 8 Tutor, English and Drama Teacher.
Rosie ColeYear 9 Tutor, Geography, Science and Outdoor Education Teacher.
Jack BeachYear 10 Tutor, Physics, Science and Computer Science Teacher.


Katherine GanChemistry Teacher.
Kelly Artingstoll – History and EAL Teacher.
Keri TaylorMaths Teacher.
Luke PinneyBiology and Science Teacher.
Sarah PinneyArt Teacher.
Insun JungMusic Teacher.
Margaret Simper – Music Teacher.

Teaching Support Staff

Felix CastrillonIn-Class Support Assistant.
Jenny BainLab Technician.

Boarding Staff

Emma StottHead of Boarding.


Facilities Staff

Chris MackmanFacilities Manager.
Craig MorrisonGreenkeeper.
David BarwiseMinibus Driver.
David LambGroundskeeper.
Julie FarrerCatering Chef Manager.
Kelly Johnson – Domestic.
Kelly MargerisonKitchen Assistant.
Paul RobinsonDomestic.
Robert SmithMinibus Driver.

Leisure Staff

Ann StottCommercial Manager.
Hannah WhiteSwimming Coach.
Claire McDowellSwimming Coach.
Fiona L’EstrangeSwimming Coach.
Eve Dootson Swimming Coach.

St Bees School

Wood Lane
St Bees

+44 (0) 1946 828000

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