Senior Leadership

Kerry Burnham


Kerry Burnham is a graduate of Exeter University and an Advanced Skills Mathematics Teacher who has taught in the state sector since 1998.
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Joe Rowing

Deputy Headteacher

Joe is responsible for the Physics department and for the school’s pastoral system.
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Will Denford

Business Manager

Will joined the EMS team in April 2017.
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Teaching Staff


Stuart Allen

Teacher of Mathematics

Stuart joined the EMS teaching team in September 2016. A graduate of the University of Plymouth, Stuart has been teaching in the South West for over fifteen years.

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Tom Bowler

Teacher of Mathematics

Tom joined the EMS teaching team in September 2016. A graduate of the University of Exeter, Tom has a passion for problem solving.

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Liam Cantle

Teacher of Mathematics and Computer Science

Liam Cantle is a Mathematics graduate of Warwick University and completed his PGCE at the University of Exeter.
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Will Halwyn

Teacher of Mathematics

Will studied Maths at Cambridge University, specialising in Pure Mathematics such as Algebraic Topology.
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Ed Horncastle

Teacher of Physics and
Computer Science

Having gained a first class degree in Geophysics at Liverpool University, Ed went on to complete his PhD in Theoretical Physics.
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Malcolm Simpson

Teacher of Physics and Mathematics

Malcolm joined the school in September 2015 having taught successfully in both comprehensive and selective schools.
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Claire Willman

Teacher of Mathematics

An exceptionally experienced and highly regarded teacher, Claire joined us in 2015 from Exeter College, where she had taught successfully for the last 30 years.
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Residential Staff


Meredith Holmes

Lead Pastoral and Accommodation Tutor

Meredith is responsible for the care and supervision of our students in accommodation.
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India Tunnard

Pastoral and Accommodation Tutor

A graduate of Psychology and currently studying for her Masters Degree, India joined the team in September 2015.
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Support Staff


Sophie Brown

Outreach and Admissions Officer

If an event needs organising – Sophie’s the one to call upon.
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Susie Catling

Events Coordinator

Susie is providing maternity cover for Sophie. More information to follow soon.

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Julia Gardner


Julia is there with a smile to greet every person who walks through the door.
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Bonnie Thirlaway

Events Administrator

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Jill Williams

Exams Officer and Clerk to Governors

Jill joined EMS in September 2016 and has responsibility for the smooth running of exams at EMS as well as providing administrative support to  the School’s Governing Board and its committees.

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Tamsin Loudon

Finance Assistant

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