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.
Senior Leadership Team
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.
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.
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.
Position: Senior Teacher
Justin becomes Head of the Science Faculty at St Anthony’s from September 2021 whilst assuming the whole-school role of Senior Teacher, with specific responsibility for integrating digital literacy into the curriculum and overseeing the school’s teacher-training programme.
Justin graduated from the University of Leeds with a degree in Biological Sciences before completing a postgraduate diploma in Education at UCL. His first teaching post was at St James’ School where he was promoted to be the Head of Science.
Heads of Faculty
Head of Creative Arts
BMus Hons, FRCO
Head of Humanities & Head of Catholic Life
MA Hons Theology & Religious Studies, PGCE (Religious Studies), QTS
Head of Reception
BA Hons English Literature, PGCE, QTS
Senior Teacher, Whole School & Head of Science
BSc Biological Science, QTS
Head of Languages
MA, BA Hons French and Linguistics, PGCE, QTS
Trausti Thor Sverrisson
Head of Maths
MEd Hons Mathematics and Education, QTS
BA Hons (Oxon) PGCE QTS
Year 1 Teacher & Science and Maths Co-ordinator
BA Hons Psychology, PGCE, QTS
Year 1 Teacher
BA Hons Drama and Theatre Studies/PGCE, QTS
Acting Year 2 Teacher
BA Hons Early Years Education
Year 2 Teacher
BA Hons Fine Art, Masters, Fine Art QTS
Year 3 Teacher
BA Hons English Language, PGCE (English), QTS
Year 3 Teacher
BA Hons Music, PGCE (Music), QTS
Year 4 Teacher, Art Co-ordinator
BA(Ed) Hons QTS with Art Specialism
Year 4 Teacher
MA Education, B Ed, BA History of Art, QTS
Year 5 Teacher, History Co-ordinator
BA Primary Education, QTS
Specialist Teaching Staff
Bachelor of Laws, Master of Teaching
LLB Hons Law, QTS
Creative Arts Teacher
MA History of Art, BA Hons Illustration, PGCE (Art and Design), QTS
B Ed Honours History and Health Education, Certificate in Catholic Education
PE Teacher & Head of Co-Curricular
BA Hons Ancient History, PGCE, QTS
PE & Music Teacher
BA Hons English and Psychology, PGCE
Learning Support Teacher, JH Librarian and English Co-ordinator
BA Hons RS, PGCE, QTS
BA Hons English Lit and Creative Writing; MA Cultural Studies, CELTA
BA Hons Music, PGCE (French), QTS
PGCE Classical Languages; MA Education (Learning & Leadership)
Senior Teacher, Junior House & SENCO
BA/B Ed Hons English, Psychology/English, Special Needs/MA Special and Inclusive Education
Senior Teaching Assistant
BA Hons History
Level 3 Childcare
BA Hons Graphic and Communication Design (Industrial)
BA Hons Acting
BA Hons History
BTEC Diploma Music, Drama and Dance
City and Guilds
BA Hons Social Policy
Msgr. Phelim Rowland
BSc Development & Globalisation and BE Education & Rehabilitation (Mental & Cognitive Disability)