About Our School

Staff 2023-24

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 (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 Aileen Sayer
Office Assistant Mrs Cathy Denniston
First Aid Raya Al Rashdi

Classroom Teachers and Assisstants:

Preschool Seahorses Mrs Anna-Marie Keegan, Mrs Fatema Al Balushi 
Preschool Starfish Ms Barnes, Mrs Afrah Waladwadi and Mrs Jameela Al Balushi
Reception Rays Ms Aoife Mooney and Mrs Aalia Al Shukaili
Reception Lobsters Mrs Lyn Ellman-Brown and Miss Hasna Al Balushi
Year 1 Whales Mrs Louise Oliff and Miss Samra Al Sharji
Year 1 Dolphins Mrs Sally Abdel Malak and Mrs Lou Al Rashbi
Year 2 Sharks Mrs Jessica Bury and Mrs Zayana Al Omainry
Year 2 Turtles Mrs Muriel Harrison and Mrs Hanan Al Jabri
Year 3 Camels Mrs Kelly True and Miss Kholoud Al Sharji
Year 3 Gazelles Mrs Becky Davies and Miss Kholoud Al Sharji
Year 4 Wolves Mrs Sharon Cole and Ms Sabah Al Touqi
Year 4 Leopards Mrs Natalie Wilson and Ms Sabah Al Touqi
Year 5 Kingfishers Mrs Nichola Gibson and Mrs Aisha Al Balushi
Year 5 Owls Mr Martyn Kilburn and Mrs Aisha Al Balushi
Year 6 Eagles Mrs Caroline Palmer-Myers and Mrs Aisha Al Balushi
Year 6 Falcons Mrs Danielle Harvey and Mrs Aisha Al Balushi

Subject Specialist Teachers:

Arabic Mrs Basma Al Hasani
Art & Drama Mrs Hayley Blake
French Madame Sophie
Music Mrs Jennifer Baxendale
PE & Swimming Mrs Sian Williams Evans, 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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