ELT, SLT & Governors

Executive Leadership Team | Senior Leadership Team | Governors

At Surbiton High School, we have a dedicated team of staff and governors working together to achieve the best for your child.

Please see the full staff list and contact form under 'About Surbiton'. 


Executive Leadership Team

  • Principal - Rebecca Glover, BEd, NPQH
  • Head of Senior School - Mr Silas Edmonds, BSc, NPQH
  • Vice Principal - Mr Matthew Close, BA Hons, MSc
  • Vice Principal -  Mrs Hannah Horwood. BSc
  • Director of Admissions, Communications & Development - Mrs Alex Kearney, BA Hons
  • Business Director - Miss Marinke Overwater
  • Head of the Boys' Prep - Mrs Sally Ralph, BEd
  • Head of the Girls' Prep - Ms Clementine Stewart, BA Hons 

Senior Leadership Team

  • Assistant Principal - Co-Curricular & Organisation - Mrs Elaine Morgan, BA Hons
  • Assistant Principal - Director of Sixth Form - Mr Jonathan Owen, BSc 
  • Assistant Principal - Assessment, Reporting and Monitoring and Digital Strategy - Mr James Flynn, BA Hons& MA
  • Assistant Principal - Educational Provision - Mrs Kavita Patel, BSc
  • Assistant Principal - Staff Development - Mrs Caroline Stewart, BA Hons 
  • Deputy Head Boys' Preparatory School - Mr Matthew Barrett, BSc & MA
  • Deputy Head Boys' Preparatory School - Mrs Sally Johnston, BA Hons
  • Deputy Head Girls' Preparatory School - Miss Nicola Cowell, BA Hons 
  • Deputy Head Girls' Preparatory School - Mr David Williams, BA Hons 

Local Governing Body

A Local Governing Body (LGB) is in place at Surbiton. This body reviews local issues and meets with the Principal and other staff as necessary. 

  • Mr Adrian McKeon (Chair)
  • Mrs Sophie Cornish (Deputy Chair)
  • Mr Gordon Faultless
  • Dr Mary Hill
  • Dr Ian Young
  • Rvd Jonathan Wilkes
  • Mr Dan Bloxham
  • Mrs Tracey Chong
  • Mrs Claudia Vincenzi  

Governing Body

Surbiton High School is part of United Learning. United Learning comprises: UCST (Registered in England No: 2780748. Charity No. 1016538) and ULT (Registered in England No. 4439859. An Exempt Charity). Companies limited by guarantee. VAT number 834 8515 12.

The registered address is:

United Learning
Worldwide House
Thorpe Wood
Peterborough
PE3 6SB

The legal governing body for Surbiton High School is the United Church Schools Trust (United Learning). The Trust is the body ultimately responsible for the proper operation of the school.