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.

View our Staff profiles.

Roger Sinnett

Director of Education

Senior Leadership Team

Robin Silk


Laurence Gribble

Laurence Gribble

Assistant Head and Board Member

Andrew Keep

Deputy Head

Ceara Hayden

Head of Marketing and Admissions

Office Staff

Andrea Hodgson Finance Manager
Karen Martin
 – PR, Marketing and Communications Officer.
Sue ShearsbyReceptionist.
Wendy DootsonFinance Assistant.


Teaching Staff

Year Tutors

Sarah Pinney – Year 7 Tutor, Art Teacher
Jeanette McCallig
 – Year 8 Tutor, Business and Economics Teacher.
Vanessa HallYear 8 Tutor, Head of Mathematics.
Zoe BettinsonYear 89Tutor, English and Drama Teacher.
Rosie ColeYear 10 Tutor, Geography, Science and Outdoor Education Teacher.
Jack BeachYear 11 Tutor, Physics, Science and Computer Science Teacher.
Andrew Keep – Sixth Form and Pre-A Tutor


Helen Popescu – English, Physical Education and Drama Teacher
Katherine Gan
Chemistry Teacher.
Kelly Artingstoll – History and EAL Teacher.
Keri TaylorMaths Teacher.
Franciska Theakér – Biology and Science Teacher.
Insun JungMusic Teacher.
Margaret Simper – Music Teacher.
Ting Hou – Chinese Teacher.
Tom Hewitson – Chemistry Teacher.

Teaching Support Staff

Jenny BainLab Technician.

Boarding Staff

Emma StottHead of Boarding.
Asli Silk – Houseparent.


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

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