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 has over 10 years experience in educational and financial management.
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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 Coordinator

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

Admissions and Reception Manager

Susie is responsible for our Admissions and Administration and is the first port of call for enquiries.
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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

Bonnie supports the work of both Outreach and Admissions.
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Jill Williams

Exams Officer and Clerk to Governors

Jill has responsibility for the smooth running of exams at EMS as well as providing administrative support to  the School’s Governing Board.
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Tamsin Loudon

Finance Assistant

Tamsin is responsible for the day-to-day accounts of the School.
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