About Our School

Staff 2024-25

Our School is a happy one, where discipline is firm and caring, and the curriculum is delivered by a committed, able and highly-motivated teaching staff. The teachers are fully qualified with vast experience, both in the UK and abroad. We employ classroom assistants from Pre-School to Year 6.

The School Management Team comprises:

Head Teacher Mrs Margaret-Anne Looker
Deputy Head (Curriculum) Mr Martyn Kilburn
Deputy Head (Arabic Studies Mrs Khaula Al Mukhaini
Deputy Head (Pastoral Care) Mrs Martina Klefasz

The Management Team is supported by the School Committee which meets throughout the year and is made up of representatives from Royal Court Affairs and the Ministry of Education.

The School Administration Team comprises:

Bursar Ms Cath Morrison
Assistant Bursar Mrs Huda Al Wahaibi
Registrar Ms Maryam Al Qattami
Admin Assistant Mrs Zainab Al Shahwarzi
Office Assistant Mrs Cathy Denniston
First Aid Raya Al Rashdi

Classroom Teachers:

Preschool Seahorses Mrs Anna-Marie Keegan
Preschool Starfish Ms Barnes
Reception Rays Ms Aoife Mooney 
Reception Lobsters Mrs Lyn Ellman-Brown 
Year 1 Whales Mrs Louise Oliff 
Year 1 Dolphins Mrs Sally Abdel Malak 
Year 2 Sharks Mrs Jessica Bury 
Year 2 Turtles Mrs Caroline Palmer-Myers
Year 3 Camels Mrs Muriel Harrison
Year 3 Gazelles Mrs Becky Davies 
Year 4 Wolves Mrs Sharon Cole 
Year 4 Leopards Mrs Natalie Wilson 
Year 5 Kingfishers Mrs Nichola Gibson 
Year 5 Owls Mr Martyn Kilburn 
Year 6 Eagles Mrs Kelly True
Year 6 Falcons Mrs Danielle Harvey 

Subject Specialist Teachers:

Arabic Y3-6 Expats and Omanis, Social Studies Y1-6 Mrs Basma Al Hasani
Arabic Y1 & Y2, Islamic Studies Y1-6 Mrs Aideen Al Sinani
Art & Drama Mrs Hayley Blake
French Madame Jeanette
Music Mrs Jennifer Baxendale
PE & Swimming Mrs Lauren Du Preez, Mr Calum Mitchel & Mr Jason Palmer-Myers

The Learning Support Team comprises:

Mrs Martina Klefasz  (Pastoral Care)
Mrs Cat Kilburn
Mrs Gillian Barclay
Mrs Kate Maher
Miss Shannon James – Speech & Language Therapist
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