Emma Smyth


Daphne Hanbury - Chair of Governors

Paul Crisell - Safeguarding

Charlotte Faber - Education

Annabel Gaynor - Health and Safety

Carrie Marks - Parent Governor

Malcolm Ring - Premises

Mark Tracey - Fundraising & Marketing

Senior Leadership Team

Emma Smyth - Headmistress

Ben Sillitoe - Deputy Head

Prep Staff

Hannah Corps - BA Hons, PGCE, MA - Forest School Leader

Elizabeth Eisenhower - BSc Colarado School of Mines - Senior Maths and Science

Sharon Fourie - MA(Chichester) PGCE - Form III Tutor, English and Maths

Daniel Jeram - BA (Chichester) QTS - Form V Tutor, English, DT, Outdoor Learning & Forest School, Humanities & PE

Annabel Keville - BA (Durham) - Mandarin, RE, Spanish, History

Elly Morgan - BA (Bristol) PGCE - Form VII & VIII Form Tutor, English & French

Louisa Payen - BEd (Kent) - Form VI, Humanities & PSHE

Rebecca Robertson - Cert Ed. Diploma in Music and Performing Arts - Music

Sophie Tuhill - BA (University of the Arts, London) Art

Lucy Willett - BA (Chichester) QTS - Sport and Geography

Pre-prep staff

Wendy Challen - Reception

Alexandra Dowman - BA (University of Wales, Swansea) PGCE - Form I Tutor

Olivia Porter - Reception - Level 3 Award

Rebecca Thorpe - BA (Chichester) QTS Form II Tutor

Early Years Staff

Amy Cunnington - Cache Level 3 NVQ in children's care, learning and development 

Sam Edwards - Cache Level 3 NVQ in children's care, learning and development

Juliette Pearce - BA (Hons)(Surrey), PGCE (Brighton)

Learning Support 

Jo Gear - BEd (Sussex) OCR Dip SpLD

Serena Reynolds - OCR Dip SpLD

Support Staff

Paul Crosdil - NCFE - Level 3 in Education and Training

Katherine McCarthy - BBA (Hons) (Leicester), PGCE (Chichester)

Daphne Ralph - Cache Level 3 NVQ in Early Years Care and Education

Harry Procter - Gap Student

Administrative Staff

Nicky Evelegh

Clive Taylor F.I.C.B. BScB Admin, PM. Dip.

Peripatetic Staff

Emma Barden - Singing

Annette Mathias - Piano

Jane Happel - Recorder and Ocarina

Gemma Billington - Woodwind

Joe Newton - Judo

Tanya Whatley - LAMDA

Housekeeping and Maintenance

Natacha Charlez

Simon Laking

Colin Sands

"Conifers gave our daughter the confidence to find her voice in a nurturing, safe environment."