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Meet the Team

In About SPS

Stratford Preparatory School has a team of experienced, dedicated, caring and highly qualified staff across all areas of the school. 

RoleStaff Member
ProprietorsMr Gareth Newman and Mr Wynford Dore*
Executive HeadteacherMr David Preston
Commercial DirectorMrs Sanj Dhadda
HeadteacherMr Dan Brewer
Deputy Head (Head of Prep)**Mr Scott Powell
Deputy Head (Head of Pre-Prep)**Ms Samantha Scorah
RoleStaff Member
Deputy Head, Designated Safeguarding LeadMs Samantha Scorah
SENCoMs Hazel Burcham
Prep 1 Class TeacherMs Megan Shemmell
Prep 2 Class TeacherMs Linda Thomas
Prep 3 & 4 Class TeacherMrs Lois Thomas
Prep 5 Class Teacher & 11+ LeadMr Scott Powell
Prep 6 Class Teacher & Transition LeadMr George Chellis
RoleStaff Member
Head of EYFS, Reception Class Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding LeadMrs Louise Maher
Nursery Teacher Ms Eleanor Rothwell-Smith
Nursery TeacherMrs Claire Hooper
RoleStaff Member
Mathematics (Prep 2 - Prep 6)Ms Sarah Himsworth
French & Computing SpecialistMrs Julia Quinn
Head of MusicMs Alison Hawthorne
Art & Design SpecialistMs Shonad McDermott
RoleStaff Member
Business ManagerMs Deborah Parkes
Admissions OfficerMrs Lisa Wright
ChefMrs Isobel Gill
Lunchtime SupervisorMs Stephanie Sinclair
HousekeeperMr Richard Wright


* Directors can be contacted via a letter to the school office at:

Church House
Old Town, Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6BG

 ** Denotes a Safeguarding Lead. For more information on our Designated Safeguarding leads please visit our Safeguarding page.