Our Staff

Richard Berlie

Position: Headmaster
Richard Berlie was educated at the Salesian College in Battersea before going up to Magdalene College Cambridge to read History; he remained in Cambridge following graduation to take a PGCE and qualify as a teacher.

Richard taught History at Wymondham College and Ampleforth College where he was also Assistant Housemaster and Scholars’ Tutor. He returned to London as Head of History and Politics at Emanuel School, and subsequently Head of Humanities. Senior leadership positions followed at Dulwich College as Head of the Upper School, and most recently Vice Principal at Mander Portman Woodward in South Kensington. Richard’s links with senior boarding and day schools is extensive.

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Senior Leadership Team

Catherine Arslan

Position: Deputy Head, Pastoral
In 2001, Catherine joined the St. Anthony’s family as a Year 5 Class Teacher. The wellbeing of each child remains at the heart of Catherine’s educational philosophy, which made her appointment as Head of PSHEE and Senior Teacher particularly apposite.

She was a key member of the senior team that steered the school through two excellent ISI inspections. A twenty year connection with the school, including educating her own son here, Catherine continues to work on putting the boys first in her role as Deputy Head, Pastoral.

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Chris Kearns

Position: Deputy Head, Academic
Chris graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA in English Language and English Literature. He then embarked on an intensive a two-year leadership development course with Teach First, which recruits high-flying graduates into the profession, landing his first role as a senior leader soon after.

Chris later worked at Teach First’s Head Office in a role aimed at creating a new generation of senior leaders across the UK. He joined St. Anthony’s as Senior Teacher and Head of English before appointment as Deputy Head, Academic.

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Jonathan Dunne

Position: Assistant Head (Head of Junior House and Director of Sport)
Jonathan graduated with a degree in Journalism before completing a PGCE. His first post was as a teacher of PE and assistant housemaster at Bedford School (HMC) where he also qualified as a Cricket Professional.

Jonny joined St Anthony’s in 2017 as Director of Sport and has his portfolio was extended to include Head of the Junior House in January 2021. He holds the status of Assistant Head.

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Heads of Faculty

Callum FinnHead of HumanitiesBA (Hons)
Rebecca AddisonHead of ReceptionBA (Hons)
Micky Banert – LucasHead of ScienceBSc 
Matthew EveredHead of Languages and Lead for ITT, Digital Literacy and CPDBA (Hons), MA
Nada El-MuftiHead of MathsLLB  
Loraine NunezSenior Teacher, Junior House & SENCOBA (Hons), NASENCO

Form Teachers

Giavanna Ferreira (Maternity Leave)
EY Lead PractitionerBA(Ed)
Sarah HalleyEY Lead Practitioner Level 4 Early Childhood Studies
Krupa Joshi Year 1 TeacherBA (Hons)
Stephen CollierYear 2 TeacherBA (Hons) 
Sophie SheafYear 3 TeacherBA (Hons)
Charlie DybellYear 3 Teacher, JH Curriculum Lead BA (Hons)
Claire CurtisYear 4 Teacher, Art Co-ordinatorBA(Ed Hons) 
Natalie SykesYear 4 TeacherBA (Hons)
Paul HughesYear 5 Teacher, History Co-ordinatorBA (Hons)
Georgina LunnWhole school Data Lead and Year 5 Teacher BA (Hons) MEd

Subject Teachers

Jeremy ChongMaths and English TeacherLLB, MA
Raman JaffMaths TeacherBSc
Claire HullockDrama and Art TeacherBA (Hons)
Natalie Speranska
Teacher of MusicBA(Hons)
Anthony ChristoforouPE Teacher & Head of Co-CurricularBA (Hons)
Bethan LockerLearning Support TeacherBA (Hons)
Timothy JamesRE TeacherBA (Hons), MTh
Octavia SerranoFrench TeacherBA (Hons)
Anastasia KyriakakouLatin and Classics TeacherBA
Oskar HirskyjPE TeacherBSc (Hons)

Teaching Assistants

Jordana RodgersTeaching AssistantLevel 3 Childcare
Mimi MortazaviTeaching AssistantCity and Guilds
Ally WaltersTeaching AssistantBA (Hons)
Meenaskhi JainTeaching AssistantBA, MA
Josh HenryTeaching Assistant BA (Hons)
Maria Andres Marcos
Teaching AssistantBA

Support Staff

Msgr. Phelim RowlandSchool Chaplain
Juliette CastangSchool Administrator
Emma Hollender Registrar & Headmaster’s PA MChem
Lorraine TuttleHR AdvisorCIPD Level 5 Diploma HR, PGCE, BMedSci
Father Peter Littleton
RE Curriculum AdvisorBA, LLB
India SylvesterGap Year Student
Azadeh JokarFinance Officer
Adetoro OguntadePremises Manager

External Tutors

Bernard KrichefskiLAMDA
Miriam CohenPhilosophy

External Therapists

Melanie WaltonWellbeing Counsellor
Kathryn GilbertSpeech and Language Therapist
Breda McKinneySPLD tutor
Zaza GlickOccupational Therapist
Lynne DyanSpeech and Language Therapist
Reiss MunnABA Tutor
Maisie ByfordABA Tutor
Bushra JunejoABA Tutor
Tahmanna AlomABA Tutor
Hadia RaoABA Tutor
Husna BaritsABA Tutor

Peripatetic Music Teachers

Tim DoyleDrums
Melanie SelfVoice
Charlotte BartleyRecorder
Patrick HayesTrumpet
Sam LeakPiano
Ben MasonPiano and Brass
Robert PuzeyViolin
Thomas ShelleyCello
James ClarkGuitar
Alan GrunerGuitar
School Life
Come and Visit Us!

St Anthony’s School Open Mornings

Wednesday 12th June 9.30 – 11 am

St Anthony’s Nursery NW3 Stay and Play sessions

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