Members of Staff

All teachers at St Helens Montessori School, both in the Nursery and Elementary classes, are fully Montessori trained (Montessori Early Years Diploma and Montessori Primary Diploma). They keep updated on current educational issues by regularly attending professional development sessions and courses.

Headteacher and Proprietor

Miss Jeannelle Dening-Smitherman Mont.Dip.


Mrs Helen Pemble Mont.Dip.

Mrs Tania Kooger Mont.Dip. (also Health and Safety Officer)

Mrs Verity Percival Mont.Dip.

Mrs Doreen Goodwin

Mrs Laura Bisceglie-Neiman Mont.Dip.

Mrs Lyn Hedges-McKenna Mont.Dip

Mrs Desislava Simeonova

Mrs Sandrine Bossard

Mrs Sarah Pinagapany

Mrs Joy Marsden

Madame Florence Zadi – French for Elementary Pupils

Mrs Nikki Atkin-Reeves – Drama for Elementary Pupils

Mr Julian Squires – Sports for Elementary Pupils

Mrs Gwen Nathan – Music

Mrs Carol Dean – Swimming Coach

Mrs Edyta Mokone – Gardening

Mrs Lynn Seeley – Piano

Mr Gary Titmas – Chess for Elementary Pupils

Mr John Rose – Judo Club

School Secretary

Mrs Deborah Fury

School Caretaker and Gardener

Mr Invor Hannaford

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