• Rupert House is academically inspiring

  • 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 Bachelor of Accounting Science; BA (Hons) - Bachelor of Arts; HDE - Higher Diploma in Education



Deputy Head Pastoral, Head of Pre Prep, Year 2 Teacher and DSL:
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 Maths Mrs S Steady B.Pharm London University
Head of Learning Enhancement & SENCO/SEN teacher Ms C Chamberlayne BA English (HONS)/GTTP West London Partnership QTS/OCR Fairly House L5 Diploma in Teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties
Head of Music & Performing Arts Mrs A Light BMus (Hons) Performance; PGCE Secondary Music (with QTS)
Director of Sport, Head of Girls' Games Ms M Nicholson BA (QTS) St Mary's University College, Twickenham
Head of PE Mr D McArthur BA (Hons) Sports Science and Leisure Management at Gloucester University
Head of Art Mrs N Poulter BA (QTS), Roehampton
French & Designated Mental Health Lead 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 and Maths Teacher 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 4 Mrs Ramos BA (Hons); PGCE Oxford Brookes University; Level 2 qualified netball coach
Year 4, Prep Pastoral Lead & Head of Prep Girls Mrs F Harris BA Sport Dunelm; PGCE Sunderland
Year 3 & Head of Prep Boys Mr S Wuestner BSc (Hons) Zoology, MSc Environmental Biology: Conservation and Resource Management, MA Education Leadership and Management
Year 3 Mrs Hobdell BSc (Hons) in Sociology, Aston University; PGCE with QTS Oxford Brookes University
Year 2 Mrs C Fletcher BA (Hons) Liverpool John Moores University, GTP University of Reading (QTS, Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Year 2 (Maternity cover) Miss Wickers BA (Hons) University of Gloucestershire; PGCE University of Gloucerstershire
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 & joint Head of Early Years Mrs E Steer BA (Hons) Early Years (Open University) and an EYITT (Reading) and Forest School Leader NVQ 3
Reception Miss K Woolven BA (Hons) Early Childhood Studies
Nursery & joint Head of Early Years Miss E White BA (Hons) Southampton University; PGCE Froebel College, Roehampton
SEN Teacher, Winnie Talk Time & Mental First Aider Mrs S Morley BEd (Hons) Homerton College, Cambridge; OCR Level 5 Certificate in teaching Learners with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties; Level 2/3 Place to Be in Counselling hildren; Level 2 Adults; Mental Health First Aid Trained
Learning Enhancement Teacher Mrs L Candy Psychology BSc (HONS0. PGCE Primary, Post Graduate Diploma in Learning Disorders, Certificate in Dyslexia, Diploma in Play Therapy


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)
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, Winnie Talk Time & Mental Health First Aider 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 BSc Sports University of Hertfordshire
Teaching Assistant Mrs H Edgell BEd (Hons) Westminster College, Oxford
SEN Teacher Mrs J Smith  
After-care Assistant Mrs L Drage Montessori International Diploma, Level 4
Gap Student Mr D Blades  
Gap Student Miss I Pavey  


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 S Gill
Health & Safety Compliance and Estates Officer Mr K Murrin
Caretaker Mr P Woodley
Catering Assistants Mrs B Page
  Mrs J Greenaway
  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