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

Emma Fownes
Head Read Profile

Rebecca Thorpe 
Deputy Head & Head of Early Years  Read Profile

Juliette Pearce
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Chloe Pestell
Head of PR, Marketing and Admissions
Lucy Willett 
Health & Safety Officer
Head of Humanities Read Profile
Jo Gear
SENCO Read Profile

TEACHING STAFF

Fiona Allan
Reception Class Teacher

Hannah Corps
Forest School Leader Read Profile
Marlow Gillham
Head of Music
Daniel Jeram
Year 5 Tutor Head of Sport Read Profile
Elly Morgan
Upper Prep Form Tutor
Head of English
Louisa Payen
Year 3 Form Tutor
Humanities Teacher
Andrew Nomuoja
Senior Science Teacher Read Profile
Zac Guyer
Graduate Gap Assistant
Nick Mathias
Sports Coach and PE Teacher

Rupert Davies
Specilaist Art Teacher
Annabel Keville
MFL – Mandarin, Spanish, French
Sharon Fourie
Head of Science Read Profile

Paul Crosdil (Farmer Paul)
Outdoor Learning and
Horticulture  Read Profile

Moyra Davey
Year 1 Class Teacher
Head of Mathematics

EARLY YEARS STAFF

Amy Cunnington
Nursery and Pre-School Manager
Daphne Ralph
Nursery Teacher
Juliette Pearce
Pre-School Class Teacher
Designated Safeguarding Lead 
Katherine McCarthy
Early Years Teaching Assistant

SUPPORT STAFF

Chloe Pestell
Head of PR, Marketing and Admissions
Alison Brennan
Office Manager and Head’s PA
Melissa Holland-Smith
Admissions Administrator
Liz Mayson
Bursar
Pete Scutt
Maintenance and Groundsman
Katy Rowlands
Chef

PERIPATETIC STAFF

Chris Larley
Vocal Coach
Annette Mathias
Piano
Ballet Teacher
David Billington
Brass
Jane Happel
Recorder and Ocarina
Alan White
Drums
Gemma Billington
Woodwind