Parents Handbook

Here is the latest version of the Parent Handbook for you to download. Just click the link to view.

Michael House School Parent Handbook 2017-18

Below is the list of currently active staff and their qualifications:


School Manager – Ron Waddell; BA Hons Geography, MSc Transport Engineering and Planning, PGCE (Secondary), MCILT


Acorns Kindergarten:

Acting Teacher – Mrs Sam Elton; Early Childhood Training Level 3, BA Hons 3D Design/Ceramics, BTEC Art & Design

Assistant – Mrs Shanti Bosman; Certificate of Participation, Teacher Training, Nepal

Teacher – Ms Melanie Eedle; NNEB


Chestnuts Kindergarten:

Teacher – Mr Chris Bosman; Early Years Degree (Plymouth University)

Assistant – Ms Francine Horner; Year 1 BA Waldorf Education


Class Teachers:

Class 1 & 2 – Natalie Przystupa-Lawrence

Class 3 & 4 – Mr Jeremy Ball; NOCN Basic Skill Teaching, Further Ed. Level 4, Class Teacher Training (Emerson College)

Class 5 & 6 – Mrs Denise Bryant; B.Ed (Plymouth University), MA in Eurythmy

Class 7 & 8– Mrs Jenny Green; B.A in Design, NESTT

Class 9 & 10 Guardian – Mrs Julie Wyer; City and Guilds in Design


Specialist Subjects:

English – Sam Nason; PGCE

Science – Mrs Sarah Butcher; BSc Biology, PGCE

Upper School Maths – Mr Owen Williams; Bsc Mathematics, PGCE Secondary Mathematics

Woodwork – Mr Aiden Smith; BA Outdoor Education, PGCE

Upper School German – Mrs Sybille Stephenson;

Lower School German, Religion, Singing – Mr Ian Stephenson; BA German, NESTT

Art – Mrs Imogen Beeston; BA Live Art, PTLLS, A1 Assessor Award, NESTT

Eurythmy, Singing – Mrs Denise Bryant; B.Ed (Plymouth University), MA in Eurythmy

Drama – Martha Woodcock

Handwork – Mrs Julie Wyer; City and Guilds in Design

Games / Cover – Mr Steven Ashford; BA in Steiner Education

Music – Peter Robinson


Examinations Officer – Zoe Burns

Assistant Examinations Officer – Bryden Stevenson-Jones; PGCE, NESTT, BA Scandinavian Studies

SENDCo – Sam Nason

Learning Support – Mrs Bryden Stevenson-Jones; PGCE, NESTT, BA Scandinavian Studies



Administrator – Mrs Satu Särkäs-Bosman; BA Criminology/Sociology, CAB Advisor Training

School Secretary/Reception – Mrs Chanchal Mistry; NVQ Administration

Early Years Admin Assistant – Ana Smith


Cleaner – Ms Lisa Hawley


The Rowans Day Nursery:

Manager – Mrs Hollie Jarvis Park; QFC level 3, Diploma NVQ (Children and Young Workforce)

Nursery Assistant – Suvi Veal; NVQ Stage II (Children and Young  Workforce)

Nursery Assistant – Leanne Hopkin; NVQ Stage II (Children and Young  Workforce)

Nursery Assistant  – Ella Janaya Reeves; Cert Higher Ed in Childhood Studies (CASHE 4 Diploma equivalent)

Nursery Assistant – Sarah-Jane Pollard

Nursery Assistant – Karen Stokes

Cook – Mrs Susan Bell; Food Hygiene Cert.


Parent & Toddler – Ms Melanie Eedle; NNEB


Main School Fire Officer – Ron Waddell

Deputies – Aiden Smith

Early Years Fire Officer – Christopher Bosman


Safeguarding Officers – Lead Officer: Satu S Särkäs-Bosman, Officer:  Hollie Park, Steve Ashford