Senior Leadership Team

  • Lisa Camilleri

    Head Teacher

    • BA (Honours) Education, QTS

    • Post Graduate Diploma, Autism

    • Post Graduate Certificate, Educational Leadership 

    • Qualified Teacher Status

    • Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Lead

    • CEOP Ambassador (trainer)

    • Stonewall Ambassador (trainer)

    • Level 2 PECS

  • Andy Lamb

    Deputy Head

    • BA (Honours) French & Politics

    • B’Ed Languages (Secondary)

    • Qualified Teacher Status

    • Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Lead

    • Fellow & Facilitator for Teaching Leaders

    • Member of The Chartered College of Teaching

    • Chartered Educational Assessor (CEA)

  • Bridget Young

    Head of School

    • Bachelor of Education (Secondary, Post Graduate - Creative Industries

    • Qualified Teacher Status

    • Post Graduate - National Award for SEN coordination.

    • Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Lead

    • Stonewall Ambassador (trainer)

    • Level 3 - Supporting Students with Special Educational Needs

  • Naj D'Silva

    Assistant Head

    • BA (First class honours) International Business & Languages

    • Post Graduate PGCE Physical Education (with distinction)

    • NPQSL Senior Leadership Qualification
      Qualified Teacher Status

    • Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Lead

    • Level 3 Forest School Leader

    • Outdoor paediatric first aider

    • Founder and Director of Footprints Life Camp

  • Irena Lempaszek

    Head of Welfare and Behaviour

    • MA in Special Educational Need, specialisation

    • Specialized teacher for students with cognitive difficulties

    • Specialised teacher for visually impared students

  • Tara Young

    Assistant Head/Head of Sixth Form, SENCo

    • BSc Honours Combined Biological Sciences

    • Post Graduate PGCE (Secondary Science)

    • Post Graduate - National Award for SEN coordination.

Governing Body

  • Aatif Hassan


    Aatif is the Founder and Chairman of Cavendish Education.

  • Simon Coles

    Managing Director

    Simon is the Group Managing Director of Cavendish Education. 

  • Emma Wylie

    Director of People

    Emma Wylie is the Director of People for Cavendish Education

  • Jon Pickles


    Jon is the Chief Finance Director of Cavendish Education

  • Hiten Patel

    Finance Director

    Hiten is the Finance Director for Cavendish Education

  • Andy Holder

    Group Operations Director

    Andy Holder is the Group Operations Director of Cavendish Education.

  • Stephen Aiano

    Operations Director 

    Stephen is the Operations Director for Cavendish Education

  • Gemma Doyle

    Marketing & Admissions Director

    Gemma is the Marketing & Admissions Director for Cavendish Education


  • Claudine Lyons

    Head of Curriculum / English Teacher

  • Stephanie Wiltshire

    Lead Autism Teacher / Primary & Transitions Teacher (Circle Line Class)

  • Katharine Lutman

    Primary Teacher (District Line Class)

  • Melissa Perera

    SEN Teacher (Metropolitan Line Class)

  • David Tysman

    Sixth Form Tutor (DLR Line Class)

  • Jodie Gardner

    Primary Teacher (Piccadilly Line Class)

  • Lynsey Sherriff

    Sixth Form Tutor (Central Line Class)

  • Justin Berko-Boateng

    Maths Teacher & Elizabeth Line Class Form Tutor

  • Jodie Clack

    Art Teacher &  Bakerloo Line Class Form Tutor

  • Jack Gibbs

    History, Humanities and PSHE Teacher & Victoria Line Class Form Tutor

  • David Shearer

    Computing Teacher & Elizabeth Line Class Form Tutor

  • Ricky Rose

    PE Teacher & Northern Line Class Form Tutor

  • Matilda Axetorn

    Drama Teacher

  • James Salmon

    Physics Teacher

  • BP

    Science Teacher 

  • Vicky Gunning

    Sixth Form Tutor (DLR Line Class)

  • Kumi Baker-Bates

    Japanese Tutor


  • Maaike Engelen

    Highly Specialised Psychoanalytic Child & Adolescent & Child Psychotherapist

    • BPF Phd Psycho-analytical Training in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy (NHS)

    • MSc in Psychodynamics of Human Development

    • BSc (Hons) Psychotherapy Training

  • Lois Pigneguy


    • MA Drama and Movement Therapy (Sesame)

    • BA Drama Studies

    • HCPC registered

    • BADth member

  • Carl Davies

    Music Therapist

    • Post Graduate Diploma Music Therapy

  • Kirsty Velounias

    Trainee Integrative Therapist

    • Studying MA Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy (expected graduation December 2020)

  • Mayuri Tokekar

    Highly Specialist Occupational Therapist

    • BA Occupational Therapy

    • MA Occupational Therapy

    • SOS approach to feeding

    • Diploma in teaching Yoga – 500 hours British Wheel of Yoga Training (BWY Training)

    • Post-graduate certificate in Sensory Integration Theory and Practise, 

    • MSc Occupational Therapy,

    • Advanced Professional Post-graduate diploma in International Health Management, 

    • Bachelor in Occupational Therapy

  • Emily Nash

    Speech & Language Therapist

    • MSc Speech & Language Therapy

    • BA History

    • Member of RCSLT

    • Member of HCPC

  • Louise Wallis-Jones

    Senior Speech & Language Therapist

    • Speech and Language Sciences MSc

    • Social Psychology BA

    • Member of RCSLT

    • ​Member of HCPC

  • Rupert French


    • Reflexology Dipolma Level 3

  • Ria Rattan

    Occupational Therapy Assistant

    • Bsc Psychology

  • Rocio Rodriguez

    Occupational Therapy Assistant

    • Final year of BSc Psychology, specialising in Psychology for Educational Intervention.

    • Level 3 Diploma in Special Educational Needs Support with Distinction.

Specialist Roles

  • Mary Gallagher

    Specialist Teacher & Assessor for Dyslexia

  • Devontae Mighton

    Mental Health First Aider

  • Chelsea Foreman

    Behaviour for Learning Mentor

  • Helena Aka

    Exams Officer


  • Simon Hardwick

    Office Manager

  • Jay Gorasia

    Admissions & Marketing Manager

  • Marco Klein


  • Rihana Hussain

    Finance Administrator

  • Jeanette Bar

    HR Administrator

  • Tanya Taylor

    Staff Development Coordinator

Support Animals

  • Milo

    Therapy Dog in Training

    -Likes being around others and long walks

    -Training to be a therapy dog.

  • Paşa

    Visiting dog (available for cuddles)

    -Likes cuddles, being petted and walks with students

    -Has a particularly large following on Instagram

The Holmewood School is a trading name of Cavendish Learning (London) Ltd, registered in England and Wales. No 09622592. Registered Office 14 Waterloo Place, London SW1Y 4AR.

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