A leading day school in Midhurst for 2~13 year olds

Conifers School Staff

Our school staff are not only extremely passionate and experienced in their field but also form a strong part of our whole school community. Lead by an excellent leadership team, we hold great importance to the well-being and energy of each member of staff to ensure that they are happy, motivated and well trained. Together, we have created what we feel is a dream team of educators and support staff who support our aims and ethos.

Aaron Stewart
Proprietor – QV Education
James Polansky
Executive Head – QV Education
Senior Leadership Team

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Miss Emma Fownes


Mrs Lucy Willett

Deputy Head

Miss Juliette Pearce

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Jo Gear


Mrs Sharon Fourie

Head of Pastoral Care

Mrs Kirsty Henderson-Jones

Head of Early Years

Mrs Elly Morgan

Head of Curriculum

Mr Dan Jeram

Head of Co-Curricular and Enrichment

Teaching Staff

Mrs Fiona Allan

Form II Class Teacher

‘Farmer Paul’

Outdoor Learning and Sustainability Lead

Miss Amy Cunningham

Pre-School Manager

Mrs Hannah Corps

Head of Outdoor Learning and Forest School Leader

Mr Rupert Davies

Head of Art & DT

Mrs Sharon Fourie

Head of Pastoral Care, Head of Science & PSHE Lead

Mr Marlow Gillham

Head of Music

Mr Dan Jeram

Head of Co-Curricular & Enrichment, Head of Sport and ICT Lead

Mrs Anna Hogg

Learning Support Teacher

Mrs Annabelle Keville

Mandarin and Spanish Teacher

Mr Nick Mathias

PE Teacher and Games Coach

Mrs Katherine McCarthy

Pre-School Teacher

Mrs Elly Morgan

Head of Curriculum, Head of English & MFL

Mrs Rachel McGarrigal

Senior Mathematics Teacher

Mrs Moyra Nicholls

Form I Class Teacher, Head of Mathematics

Mrs Louisa Payen

Form III Class Teacher, Head of Humanities

Miss Juliette Pearce

Designated Safeguarding Lead, Pre-School Deputy

Mrs Lucy Willett

Deputy Head, Head of Girls Games, PE & Geography Teacher

Milo Pestell

School ‘Pets as Therapy’ Dog

Support Staff

Mrs Alison Brennan

School Office Manager

Mrs Eileen Lloyd

Bursar – QV Education

Mrs Chloe Pestell

Head of Marketing, Communications & Admissions – QV Education

Miss Katy Rowlands


Mr Pete Scutt

Groundsman & Maintenance

Mr Tom Kates

IT Manager

Excalibur Cleaning

Cleaning Team

Peripatetic Staff

Mr David Billington


Mrs Gemma Billington


Mr Albert De Jongh


Mr Marlow Gillham

Acoustic and Electric Guitar, Ukulele

Miss Debra P

Ballet Teacher

Mr Chris Larley

Vocal Coach

Mrs Annette Mathias