Meet the staff
We are privileged to have an outstanding team of people working together in a variety of different ways to enrich every child’s experience of life at The King’s School.

Heather Bowden (Headteacher)

Heather Bowden has overall responsibility for the school. She is ultimately responsible for the curriculum and the pastoral welfare of all students. You are always welcome to contact her to discuss any concerns that you have. To make an appointment, please contact the school on 023 8060 0986 or email [email protected]

Caroline Santer (Deputy Headteacher)

Caroline Santer is Deputy Headteacher of the whole school. However she has a particular senior focus, overseeing curriculum and pastoral care. She is also the Examinations Officer. If you would like to speak to Mrs Santer please contact the school on 023 8060 0986 or email [email protected]

Ali Scurr (Assistant Headteacher – Operations)

In addition to teaching Senior Maths, Ali Scurr has operational oversight within the school.  To make an appointment, please contact the school on 02380 600986 or email [email protected]

Dawn Vardy (Assistant Headteacher – Primary)

In addition to teaching Year 6, Dawn Vardy oversees the academic curriculum and pastoral care of primary children. To make an appointment, please contact the school on 02380 600986 or email [email protected]



Leadership Team
Mrs H Bowden Headteacher BA (Hons) English and Geography; PGCE, Swansea, NPQH
Mrs C Santer Deputy Headteacher BA (Hons) English Literature, Southampton;
PGCE, Southampton
Mrs A Scurr Assistant Headteacher – Senior BSc (Hons) Mathematics, Southampton;
PGCE, Southampton
Mrs D Vardy Assistant Headteacher – Primary BA (Hons) Community and Youth Studies, Reading;
PGCE, Winchester




Mr D Adams Physical Education, Religious Studies and Primary BSc (Hons) Sports Studies, Southampton; PGCE Exeter
Mrs L Adams Primary BA (Hons) Primary Education, Brunel
Mrs C Allen English BA (Hons) English, Exeter; PGCE Oxford
Mrs S Allen Primary BA (Hons) Photography, Portsmouth;
PGCE Southampton
Mrs D Bell Spanish and Religious Studies Buckinghamshire New BA (Hons) Travel and Tourism Management with French
Mr P Darmanin Food Technology City and Guilds Diploma Cooking & Catering, Portsmouth
Mrs A Devereux Religious Studies BA (Hons) Social Work, Southampton; PGCE, Chichester
Mrs R Firth SENCo BA (Hons) Politics and Modern History; PGCE Manchester
Mrs Forsdike Spanish BA (Hons) French and German, Southampton; PGCE, Manchester
Mrs R Froud Primary BA (Hons) Mathematics with QTS, Chichester
Mrs D Hampton Mathematics BSc (Hons) Mathematics, Southampton;
PGCE Southampton
Mr M Hampton Computer Science BEng (Hons) Computer Engineering, Southampton
Mrs P Hastings Music BA (Hons) English, Southampton; Jazz Diploma, Chichester
Mrs E Hatcher Physical Education ASA Level 2
Mrs A Howard Drama BA (Hons) Dance Studies with Drama & Theatre Studies, Surrey;
MA Choreography
Mrs A Kinchin Primary BEd (Hons) Geography and Infant Education
Mr S Knapp Geography and ICT DIDA Training Units 1 & 2
Mrs C Knight English BA (Hons) English, QTS, Southampton
Ms N Kwong Music BEd (Hons) Music, Hong Kong
Mrs D Land-Jones History BA (QTS) Education and Maths, Warwick
Mrs B Langmead English BA (Hons) Journalism, Southampton;
PGCE Portsmouth
Miss H Mole Maths and Latin BA (Hons) Primary Education, Leeds Beckett
Mr R Mullane Science BSc (Hons) Chemistry, Southampton;
PGCE Southampton
Mrs C Pancott Spanish BA (Hons) Modern Languages and European Studies, Bath;
PGCE Modern Foreign Languages , Bath
Mr B Perry Mathematics BEd (Hons) Mathematics, Cheltenham and Gloucester
Mrs A Scurr Mathematics BSc (Hons) Mathematics, Southampton;
PGCE Southampton
Mrs H Trevett Primary BSc (Hons) Sports Studies with Leisure Studies, De Montfort;
PGCE Southampton
Mrs A Vale Primary BEd (Hons) Geography, Winchester
Mrs D Vardy Primary BA (Hons) Community and Youth Studies, Reading;
PGCE Winchester
Mrs K Vincent Brown Art BA (Hons) First Class Honours in Visual Art, QTS
Mrs L White Primary BSc (Hons) Criminology and Sociology, Cardiff;
PGCE Cumbria
Mrs M Wilson Child Development and Textiles BA Food and Nutrition and Textiles, Pretoria

Learning Support Assistants
Mrs L Tomlinson Mrs S Armstrong Mrs W Clarke
Mrs W Clarke Mrs S Darmanin
Mrs S Heath Mrs E Hawley Mrs H Hackston
Mrs T Kemp Mrs L Lawrenson Mrs K Parker
Mrs K Parker Mrs C Pattinson Mrs M Perry
Mrs R Pearson Mr N Thorpe Mrs J Walker
 Mrs J Walker Mrs A Webb Mrs R Wong
Mrs R Wong
Administration Team
Mrs M Walker Finance
Mrs K Blakeway Office Administrator
Mrs H Hackston Office Administrator
Mrs D Murdock Office Administrator and Marketing Officer
Mr R  Osborn Cleaner
Mr S Pearson Office Administrator
Mrs H Stride Office Administrator and Finance Officer
Mrs L Weller Business Support Officer
Mrs J Zajaczkowska Cleaner
Governance Board

If you would like to contact the Chair of the Governance Board directly, please either write to the school or email [email protected], making it clear that the correspondence is for the attention of Mr Parker.

Mr S Kinchin Trustee
Mr C Caws Trustee
Mr M Parker Chair of Governance Board
Mr R Mullane Teacher Governor
Mrs L White Teacher Governor
Mr A Daniel Parent Governor
Mrs J Kirkland Governor
Mrs E Ngero Parent Governor
Mrs E Osborne Parent Governor
Mrs M Perry Parent Governor
Mrs L Trevett Foundation Governor
Mr D Vardy Governor
Mrs L Walter Parent Governor
Mrs L Dendy Trustee
Mr A Johnston Trustee
Mr S Froud Trustee

Contact Details: Hampshire Christian Education Trust, The King’s School, Lakesmere House, Allington Lane, Fair Oak, Eastleigh SO50 7DB |
Telephone: 023 8060 0986