• Rupert House is co-educational

  • Rupert House is at the heart of Henley

  • Rupert House is active

  • Rupert House is for life



Mr N A Armitage
BA (Hons) University of East Anglia; PGCE Cambridge University

Director of Finance and Operations:
Mrs W Emslie
B.Compt (1996) – Bachelor of Accounting Science; B.A. (1985) - Bachelor of Arts; HDE (1986) - Higher Diploma in Education



Deputy Head Pastoral, Head of Pre Prep and Year 2 Teacher:
Mrs S Newman
BA (Hons) Dunelm; PGCE, University of Reading

Deputy Head Academic:
Mrs A Fletcher
BA (Hons) University of Leeds; PGCE Roehampton University


Head of English   Mrs H Clough BA (Hons) University of Northampton, Primary Education
Head of Mathematics Mrs S Steady B.Pharm. (Hons) London University; QTS
Head of Learning Support, SENCO Mrs E Brown BSc (Hons) University of Surrey; PGCE and OCR level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties 
Head of EYFS, Reception Mrs L Brown BEd (Hons) University of London; EYPS, Reading University
Music (maternity cover) Mrs R Pedley  
Director of Sport, Head of Girls' Games Ms M Nicholson BA (QTS) St Mary's University College, Twickenham
Head of Boys' Games Mr D McArthur BA (Hons) Sports Science and Leisure Management at Gloucester University
Head of Art Mrs N Poulter BA (QTS), Roehampton
French Mrs V Sheriff MA (London) PGCE 
Head of Science Miss C Gibbon BA (Hons) University of Exeter; PGCE, University of Buckingham
Head of Design & Technology Mr M Whitfield NC.Ag Management. ND.Ag Engineering. NVQ 3 Management
Year 4 - General Studies Miss J Jones BEd (Hons) Oxford Brookes University, Diploma in Specific Learning Needs, The Hornsby Institute
Year 4 Mr S Dwinell

BA (Hons) The University of Oxford; PGDip, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance; MA and PhD, Cornell University; QTS, TES Institute

Year 3 Mr S Wuestner BSc (Hons) Zoology, MSc Environmental Biology: Conservation and Resource Management, MA Education Leadership and Management
Year 3 Mrs F Harris BA Sport Dunelm; PGCE Sunderland
Year 2 Mrs F Pepper BEd (Hons) University of Reading
Year 2 Mrs H Miller

BA(Ed) in Primary Education (with QTS) -  1st Class Hons at the University of Reading, MSc in Learning & Teaching at the University of Oxford

Year 1 Miss L Potts BA (Hons) Bath Spa University; PGCE University of Reading
Year 1 Mrs J Pettifer BA (Hons) University of Reading; PCGE, Oxford Brookes
Reception Mrs E Steer BA Hons in Early Years (Open University) and an EYITT (Reading) and Forest School Leader NVQ 3
Nursery Mrs H Macartney BA (Hons); PGDip Ed; MA Theatre; Movement Teaching Specialisation
Nursery Miss E White BA (Hons) Southampton University; PGCE, Froebel College, Roehampton
Learning Support Teacher Mrs S Morley BEd (Hons) Homerton College, Cambridge; OCR Level 5 Certificate in Learning Difficulties; Level 2 Counselling Skills Working with Adults; Mental Health First Aid Trained


Drama Mrs P Belcher  
Football, Rugby and Athletics Mr I Brown St Mary’s University, BSc – Strength & Conditioning Science; RFU ERLA Level 1 Rugby Refereeing; ECB Cricket Young Leaders award
Ballet Ms B Einarsdottir  
Think Tank Mrs S Hodgson  
Breakdance Mr J Johnny  
Gymnastics Miss K Johnson Level 2 Award in Coaching Gymnastics (Women’s Artistic)
Pavilion Foodies Mr M Judah  
Tennis Mr R Knight Lawn Tennis Association, Development Coaching Award; British Association of Ski Instructors, Grades III and II; International Ski Instructors Association, Grade I
Animation Mr P Lang  
Jazz Dance Mrs S Maxwell  
Rugby Mr P Tooley  
Judo Mr J Woolerton  


Teaching Assistant Mrs I Bower Diploma in Specialist Support For Teaching and Learning in Schools NVQ III (QCF)
Teaching Assistant Mrs A Burns Diploma in Pre School Practice; NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education; Forest School Leader NVQ 3
Teaching Assistant Mrs O Lamb  
Teaching Assistant Mrs M Hatton  
Teaching Assistant Mrs M Stirling NNEB
Teaching Assistant Mrs M Trimmings  
Teaching Assistant Miss I Hawker  
Teaching Assistant Miss B Findlay  
Teaching Assistant Mrs H Edgell BEd (Hons) Westminster College, Oxford
SENCO Teaching Assistant Mrs J Smith  
After-care Assistant Mrs L Drage Montessori International Diploma, Level 4
Gap Student Mr R Whitfield  
Gap Student Miss L Stott  


PA to Head and First Aid Mrs P Gibson
Admissions Registrar Mrs A Halfhead
Network Manager Mr J Williams
Head of Marketing Ms J Ovstedal
Assistant Bursar Mrs Sukhjit Gill
Caretaker Mr P Woodley
Catering Assistants Mrs B Page
  Mrs C McCormack
  Mrs M Trevethan


Flute, Fife, Recorder Mrs P Armitage Dip Prague Conservatoire, BA (Hons) Dunelm, MMUS Trinity College of Music
Trumpet, Trombone, Cornet Mr J Ellwood CTABRSM, Adv Cert (Diploma), Clarinet and Grade 8, Saxophone
Piano Ms Ceri Francis  
Harp, Piano Miss B Griffiths RCM, Master of Performance - RCM , LRSM (Piano Performance), DipABRSM (Harp Performance)
Drumming Mr H Gywant  
Guitar Mr S Lewins  
Singing Mrs J Maltese B Mus (Hons) Voice Performance
Cello, Double Bass Mrs V McMurtrie BMus- University of Birmingham, Post GradDip Orchestral Studies
Piano, Singing Mrs C Whitmee BA (Hons) in Primary Education with Music and QTS, Winchester
Piano  Mrs A Tse