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Senior Management and Leadership

St Michael’s school benefits from two senior teams, that work in partnership with each other to ensure the School continues to develop and improve in all areas. The Senior Management Team (SMT) - Headmaster, Deputy Headmaster and Bursar - meet regularly to make operational and strategic decisions to facilitate the effective management of the School. Whereas the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) – Teachers and Heads of Department – meet to discuss approaches to monitor, progress and lead the teaching and learning at the School.

SMT – Headmaster

Mr J Mobbs BA (Hons) (Exeter) PGCE NPQH

SMT – Deputy Headmistress

Mrs K Mansfield  BEd (Hons) (Southampton) NPQH

SMT – Bursar / GDPR Lead

Mrs D Howers CSBM (NCTL), MInstAM, AMInstLM

SLT – Director of Assessment / Head of Science / Year 5 Form Teacher

Mrs A Lawler BSc (Open)

SLT – Head of Pre-Prep / Year 2 Form Teacher

Mrs K Perry BA (Hons) (Scarborough) QTS

SLT – Director of Studies / Year 6 Form Teacher

Mrs H Sandling BA (Hons) (North London) PGCE (APU) MEd (Open)

SLT – SENDCo

Mrs N Turner BA (Hons) Sheffield, PGCE Bedfordshire and National Award for SENCo (NASENCO)

SLT – Director of Achievement / Year 6 Form Teacher

Mrs J Walpole BSc (Hons) (Hull) PGCE (UEA) MA (Open)

SLT – Pastoral Lead / Year 5 Teacher

Mr D Webb BA (Hons) (Roehampton) PGCE (Brunel) MA (Open)

SLT – Head of Early Years / Reception Form Teacher

Mrs K Willis BA (Hons) (Anglia Polytechnic University) QTS

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    “After a lengthy search in West Oxfordshire at numerous other private schools, I found none of them were a patch on St Michael's. They had huge grounds, impressive sporting and drama facilities, however the special family/nurturing feel we've always loved about St Michael's just wasn't there at all. I decided that if we couldn't find a school which measured up to St Michael's, then there was little point in moving, so we stopped the house move and are remaining where we are.”

    - Mrs Falconer, Parent

    “During my time at St Michaels, not only did I really enjoy it, I found that I wasn’t scared to move on and I felt prepared and ready for senior school. I now realise just how much the school gave me and at Senior School, I have found topics that I had already covered or had been hinted to in the lessons at St Michael’s. So I really thank the school and feel grateful for the preparation that I had and now use. ”

    - Francesca Halling, Former Pupil

    “As a former pupil, St. Michael's was the obvious choice. Their values and school ethos have remained the same and Sophia has become a confident, caring and hardworking individual. ”

    - Mrs Lloyd, Former Parent

    “Just wanted to say a big Thank You to all staff and teachers over the last few months. As a full time working Mum I don't know what I would have done without the structure provided each day.”

    - Mrs Homer, Parent

    “..thriving, secure, ‘family feel’ environment where children are positively nurtured as individuals and able to reach their own potential.”

    - Mrs Foy, Parent

    “St. Michael's is a wonderful school. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a safe haven for their child to grow, learn to be well rounded individuals with the love of God in their hearts and love for all human beings as well as develop academically putting them in a good position ready for the next level of education.”

    - Mrs Balogun, Former Parent

    “St. Michael's is a well organised school with a long track record of academic excellence. The small classes combined with the warmth and positivity of the staff make it a fantastic place to learn, grow and thrive. I loved my time at the school so for me the choice was simple. ”

    - Mrs Grant, Parent and Former Pupil

    “St. Michael's has been on our radar for the last few years following on from various positive conversations with different people about the school, your results and the general atmosphere and approach. With our daughter now turning two, we felt it was a good time to start enquiring and visiting the school. We're so glad we did!”

    - Prospective Parent