The Academy

We are very proud of our excellent staff team. They all believe that every student matters.

The Academy teachers have a wealth of experience and share our philosophy that we must connect with each student inside and outside the classroom.

Mr James Denton


Ms Cathryn Nisted

Head of Operations

Mr Nuno Rebelo

Head of Primary

Year 6

Ms Micaela Graça

Ms Christine Cruz (LSA)

Early Years Foundation Stage

Ms Didia Guerschman

Year 1

Ms Rebecca Alvey

Year 2&3

Mr Nuno Pereira

Year 4

Mr Ben Wade

Year 5

Ms Emma Rutter


Ms Michelle Kruger

Head of Secondary

Physical Education

Ms Anita da Silva

Portuguese Pedagogical Director


Ms Kathryn Germain

English, Critical Thinking &

Global Citizenship

Ms Andreia Adrião


Mr Andrew Herbert 


Mr Amadeu Sousa

Geography and History

Mr Andy Hargrave

Business studies & Economics

Ms Linda Holden

Business studies & English

Mr Alan Holden


Mr Aaron Ketchlove


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