Contact Us

St Bartholomew’s School Andover Road, Newbury, Berkshire. RG14 6JP

Telephone: 01635 521255 (Reception open Mon-Thurs 8:30am-5:00pm; Fri 8:30am-4.15pm)

Email: (General enquiries to be addressed FAO Dr D Fitter, Headteacher)

Y7-Y11 Attendance Hotline : 01635 576372

Y12/13 Attendance Hotline : 01635 576366

Parents’ Association:

Sixth Form email:

Sixth Form enquiries: 01635 576368

Headteacher: Dr D Fitter

Chair of Governors: Mr Gary Norman

Clerk to the Governors: Mrs H Sutherland

Parents’ Association Chair: Mr M Franklin-Wilson

O.N.A. President: Mrs P Ray

Mr J Bandy – Assistant Headteacher, KS4 Achievement

Mr J Bastable – Deputy Headteacher, Inclusion

Miss L Devitt – Assistant Headteacher, Achievement and Teaching & Learning

Mrs K Hersh – Deputy Headteacher, Teaching & Learning

Mrs S Manners – Assistant Headteacher, Teaching & Learning

Mr A Robbins – Deputy Headteacher, Curriculum & Achievement

Miss K Thorne – Assistant Headteacher, KS3 Achievement


Parents and Carers: Who to contact?

  • If you have a question about school life (attendance, welfare, etc.) you should initially contact your child’s tutor. If you have a serious concern around one of these areas, please contact your child’s House Office.
  • If you have a specific question about progress, achievement or the curriculum, please contact your child’s teacher or the Head of Faculty/Department for that subject.
  • If you have a serious concern which you feel has not been addressed appropriately by any of the people above, please contact a member of the Leadership Team (Miss Thorne for KS3, Mr Bandy for KS4, Mrs Lane for KS5).
  • If you have a safeguarding concern, please contact your child’s Head of House or our Designated Safeguarding Lead.
To contact the Leadership Team:

Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr J Bastable (

Head of Sixth Form: Mrs A Lane (

SENCO (Personalised Learning): Mrs J Hale (

Stretch and Challenge Lead: Mr R Hill (

Careers Lead: Mrs D Seward (

To contact the House Offices and Heads of House:

Heads of Faculty (for email addresses, see the list below)

English: Mr M Randall

Expressive Arts: Mrs G Robertson

Food & PDP: Mrs L Eastman

Humanities: Miss R Brenton

Mathematics & Computing: Mrs H Scourfield

Modern Foreign Languages: Mrs S Clare

Science: Dr H Alonzi

Social Sciences: Mr E Castel

Heads of Department and Subject Leads (for email addresses, see the list below)

Art: Mrs M Nicholls

Biology: Mrs C Woodgate

Business: Mrs D Seward

Chemistry: Dr H Alonzi

Citizenship: Mr J Langton

Classical Civilisation: Mr D Horn

Computing: Mr E Cope

Dance: Mrs A Hoult

Drama: Mrs R Howe

Economics: Mrs D Seward

English: Mr M Randall

Film Studies: Mr G Evans

Food: Mrs L Eastman

French: Mrs C Sheikh

Geography: Miss R Brenton

German: Mrs G Tucker

Graphics: Mrs E Clark

Health & Social Care: Mrs S Ndagire

History: Mrs S Hopkins

Latin: Mr D Horn

Law: Mr P Cameron

Media Studies: Mr G Evans

Music & Music Technology: Mrs G Robertson

PE and Sport: Miss N Ostinelli

Personal Development: Mrs L Eastman

Photography: Mr R Axten

Physics: Ms H Thomson

Politics: Mr J Langton

Product Design: Mr S Richards

Psychology: Mr D Galbraith

RE: Mr P Cameron

Science (KS3): Dr R Costambeys

Sociology: Mrs A Rose 

Spanish: Mrs H Hedley-Smith

Textiles: Mrs F Richardson


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