Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy
Teacher with students in the classroom
An opportunity for every boy

Staff & Governors

Management Team

Mr Gregory Evans | Head Master

Mr Ben Peyton | Deputy Head Master & Head of Sport

Mrs Alison Pomfret | Bursar

Mrs Kerry Hogan | Head of Junior School & Y3 Teacher

Mr Edmund Orme | Director of Studies, Geography & Head Y8

Mr Jonathan Morris | Designated Safeguarding Lead, Designated Health & Safety Lead, History, RS & Sport

Senior School

Mrs Alessandra Cavalieri | Latin

Mr Jon Wolf | Art

Mrs Lydia Minter | Music & PSHE Lead

Mr Andy Wing | Sport

Mrs Anna Patel | Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead & SENCo

Mrs Fiona Richards | Class teacher & Head Y4

Mrs Kim Macdonald | English

Ms Rebecca Merrell | Mathematics, Art & Head Y6

Mr Paul Geary | Drama & Sport

Mr Adrian Hare | Science & Y4 Deputy

Mr Thomas Churches | IT

Mrs Lisa Adams | Support Assistant

Mrs Ibolya Balogh | Mathematics

Mr Luke Satterthwaite | History, TPR & Head Y7

Mrs Rachel Burnett | French & Head Y5

Junior School

Miss Katie Clark | Reception Teacher

Ms Janine Rasch | Y1 Teacher

Miss Debbie Hagger | Y2 Teacher

Mr Liam Mullan | Sport

Miss Jessica James | Class Assistant

Ms Maxine Coles | Class Assistant

Miss Isabelle Renuhausay | Class Assistant

Mrs Faith Maxwell | Class Assistant & Librarian 

Ms Jo Whiting | Class Assistant

Miss Sheryl Hutt | Support Assistant

Administrative Staff

Mrs Caroline Booth | Registrar & Marketing

Mrs Noreen Markwell | School Secretary

Mr Tony Morris | Caretaker

Mrs Elaine Oliver | HR & Compliance Manager

Mrs Liz Savage | Bursar's Assistant

The Governing Body

Alex Wilson | Classics Master, Senior Under-master and Director of Sport, St. Paul’s School, London

Area of special responsibility: Safeguarding Children

Alex obtained a BA in Classics from Exeter University and went on to Newcastle to qualify as a solicitor, practising in litigation.  Alex’s first teaching appointment was at Royal Grammar School, Guildford where he also became a HouseMaster.  Alex has held several offices including Chairman of HMC Schools Deputy Heads Conference.  A keen sportsman, he has played cricket, rugby, and hockey at national level and now coaches sports at St. Paul’s.


Nick Woods | Head of Year 3, Hampton School

Area of special responsibility: Teaching and Learning

Nick lives in Woking with his wife, who is a Spanish teacher. Having graduated from Downing College, Cambridge in 2007 with a Master’s degree in Engineering, Nick took up post at Hampton School as a Physics teacher where he obtained his Qualified Teacher Status. Nick has remained at Hampton since then where he has continued to teach Physics, overseeing the academic extension programme for Oxbridge Engineering applicants and holding key positions within the Third Year team, becoming Head of Year in 2013. Nick’s sporting passion is rowing, which he started in 1996 at Walton Rowing Club and continued at Downing College; no longer an active rower himself, Nick has coached across all squads at Hampton and is currently coaching the School 2nd VIII. In his spare time, Nick loves to keep busy and he enjoys travelling in Italy (his wife is half Italian), cooking and sorting out his garden!


Andy Sutch | Sport

Currently Chairman of the London Council for Sport and Recreation, Council Member at London Playing Fields Foundation, and Chair of his local Sports Council. Andy is a Fellow of both CIMSPA and the RSA and has Honorary Fellowship from St Mary’s University College Twickenham.

Andy joined the Sports Council in 1976 working on facility planning before he became the Regional Director for London in 1989 and was also the service team leader for the Rugby Football Union until 2003.

He was a founding team member bidding on behalf of London to stage the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and a director of World Corporate Games staged in London in 1992.

Born in Wakefield, Andy now lives in East Sheen and since 2014 has been a non-executive director of Sports group, a lobby on behalf of SMEs in the sport and physical activity sector.


Claire Hogg

After attending medical school and gaining a BSc at St Andrews and Glasgow universities, Professor Claire Hogg underwent paediatric and early respiratory training at The Children’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

Professor Hogg is a Paediatric Respiratory Consultant, Clinical Director for the Respiratory Service and Head of the Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Service at Royal Brompton Hospital. She is also a Professor of Practice in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College.

She has worked closely with charities and family support groups to raise funds and develop patient services over many years. She was a Trustee for the Brompton Fountain, a charity which provides support, resources and equipment to children and their families at Royal Brompton Hospital; she is also a founder member of the Ciliopathy Alliance UK and a frequent fundraiser for the PCD Family Support Group. She is currently on the Board of Governors for Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trusts, where she also serves on the Nominations and remunerations Committee.


Charles Pike

Charles is a private client lawyer, specialising in wealth and capital tax planning for both private individuals and institutions, including several charities. He qualified as a solicitor in 1974 and has been with Forsters LLP since 2007, becoming a consultant in 2014.

He has lived in Sheen for many years, and is himself an ex Tower House parent.  He has worked with the Tower House Governors for some years.’

Contact details for the (acting) Chair of Governors
Mr Charles Pike
c/o Tower House School
188 Sheen Lane
SW14 8LF
or with matters of a Safeguarding concern – please contact Mr Alex Wilson on 07539 301 063


Brian Giffen

Brian spent 42 years pursuing a career in IT with BT. He specialised in the delivery of large integrated systems including London and National Code change, Y2K and the first fully integrated customer management system. He ran an internal Software House and was awarded a BCS medal for excellence in IT management. He spent his final years with BT as Director of IT compliance focusing on the increasingly important and complex area of corporate data and financial governance.

He lives in Sheen with his wife Sandra, and supports his two sons who run Sheen and Richmond Sports (shops). He spent thirteen years as Governor at East Sheen Primary, five of them as Chair, during which time the school successfully took on LMS and received an Outstanding rating from Ofsted.


Antony Phillips

Antony is a solicitor and a solicitor advocate, specialising in property-related litigation. He is Head of Real Estate at Fieldfisher (a large European law firm), based in their City of London office. He spent 8 years on the Executive Committee of Fieldfisher, during which the firm underwent significant expansion. 

Antony has lived in Sheen for nearly 25 years and was a Tower House parent for an unbroken period of 19 years (thought to be a school record!), his third boy leaving the school in the summer of 2019.  As a parent, he took an active part in Tower House school life, including assisting with school plays and sports events. He is delighted to be continuing his association with the school having been appointed a school governor in Autumn 2019.

Mental Health Awareness Month

With Mental Health awareness month in full swing THS has been focusing on our mental wellbeing, identifying our feeling and learning about Mindfulness. Recently all year groups have taken time out of the classroom to reconnect with nature in the fantastic Richmond Park to take some time for outdoor activities including drawing, sculpture making alongside sports and games.

More News... about Mental Health Awareness Month

"I hear and forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand"



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