Staff

Mr Rob Taylor, BA, PGCE

Mr Rob Taylor, BA, PGCE

Headmaster, English

Jennings Goes To School by Anthony Buckeridge

Mrs Sarah Taylor, MA, PGCE

Mrs Sarah Taylor, MA, PGCE

Headmaster's Wife

The Phoenix and the Carpet by E.Nesbit

Mr David Walker, BA (Hons)

Mr David Walker, BA (Hons)

Assistant Headmaster, English

Oh! The Places you’ll Go! by Dr Seuss

Mrs Emma Buchanan, MEd, BEd

Mrs Emma Buchanan, MEd, BEd

Deputy Head, Head of Pre-Prep and Learning Support

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

Mr Ross Murdoch, BEd (Hons)

Mr Ross Murdoch, BEd (Hons)

Deputy Head, Head of Computer Science and Design Technology

Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl

Mrs Anjali Dholakia, MA (Hons), LLB, Dip LP, PGDE

Mrs Anjali Dholakia, MA (Hons), LLB, Dip LP, PGDE

Deputy Head, Head of History and Director of Studies

Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain

Dr Joanna Allsop, BA (Hons), M Mus, PhD, PGCE

Dr Joanna Allsop, BA (Hons), M Mus, PhD, PGCE

Director of Music

The House at Green Knowe by Lucy Boston

Mme. Stephanie Ayer

Mme. Stephanie Ayer

French

Les Malheurs de Sophie by Comtesse de Ségur

Mr Richard Farnan, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mr Richard Farnan, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Mathematics

The Doric Gruffalo's Bairn by Julia Donaldson

Mr Robert Lemmer, BSc, Diploma in Education

Mr Robert Lemmer, BSc, Diploma in Education

Mathematics and Science

Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham

Mrs Nicola Lyell, BA (Hons), PGCE

Mrs Nicola Lyell, BA (Hons), PGCE

Learning Support, Head of English

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Mrs Fiona MacKerron, MA (Hons), MBA, QTS

Mrs Fiona MacKerron, MA (Hons), MBA, QTS

French, Science, Mathematics

Have you filled a bucket today? By Carol McCloud

Mrs Sian MacKenzie, BEd (Hons)

Mrs Sian MacKenzie, BEd (Hons)

Physical Education and Head of Games

Mr Men by Roger Hargreaves

Mrs Fiona Macmillan, MA (Hons), PGDE

Mrs Fiona Macmillan, MA (Hons), PGDE

Learning Support

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Mrs Clare Marsh, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mrs Clare Marsh, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Head of Geography and Humanities

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

Mr Ian Parker, BEd

Mr Ian Parker, BEd

Head of Drama, English

Skellig by David Almond

Miss Isabella Pett, BA (Hons), PGCE

Miss Isabella Pett, BA (Hons), PGCE

Head of R.S. & PSHE

The Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy

Mr Alan Pike, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Mr Alan Pike, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Form 4, Geography, Head of Boarding

The Endless Steppe by Esther Hautzig

Mr Iain Tinkler, MChem (Hons), PGCE, AMRSC, MA

Mr Iain Tinkler, MChem (Hons), PGCE, AMRSC, MA

Head of Science

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Miss Adeline Poirier, MA, FSL, BA, PGDE

Miss Adeline Poirier, MA, FSL, BA, PGDE

Head of French

Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum

Ms Alexa Hare, BA Hons, MFA

Ms Alexa Hare, BA Hons, MFA

Head of Art

The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

Mr Cuan Taylor

Mr Cuan Taylor

Games Coach, Boys' Housemaster

Goosebumps by R.L. Stine

Mr Will Stephen, BSc, MSc

Mr Will Stephen, BSc, MSc

History, English, Games

Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling

Mrs Laura Webber, BEd (Hons) TEFL

Mrs Laura Webber, BEd (Hons) TEFL

Form 4, Mathematics, English & History

James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

Mrs Jan Harber, MPhil, BA (Hons), PGDE

Mrs Jan Harber, MPhil, BA (Hons), PGDE

Head of Nursery

Rumpus at the Vets, Hairy MacLary by Linley Dodd

Mrs Vin Parker, BA, QTS

Mrs Vin Parker, BA, QTS

P1 Teacher

Danny Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

Mrs Eily Quayle, BA (Hons), PGCE

Mrs Eily Quayle, BA (Hons), PGCE

P2 Teacher

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis

Mrs Dawn Spencer, BA (Hons), PGCE

Mrs Dawn Spencer, BA (Hons), PGCE

P2 Teacher

The Boy Who Wouldn't Go to Bed by Helen Cooper

Mrs Karen Millar, HNC

Mrs Karen Millar, HNC

Nursery

Hairy Maclary books by Lynley Dodd

Mrs Elaine Murray, BA (Hons)

Mrs Elaine Murray, BA (Hons)

Nursery

Wee Granny's Magic Bag by Elizabeth McKay and Maria Bogade

Miss Katie Nicol, NC, HNC, PDA, BA (Hons)

Miss Katie Nicol, NC, HNC, PDA, BA (Hons)

Nursery

The Gruffalo's Child by Julia Donaldson

Miss Lauren Eddington, (SVQ Level 2 & 3)

Miss Lauren Eddington, (SVQ Level 2 & 3)

Nursery

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Miss Vicki Thomson (SVQ Level 3)

Miss Vicki Thomson (SVQ Level 3)

Nursery

Superfudge by Judy Blume

Miss Heather Thomson

Miss Heather Thomson

Head Matron, Girls’ Housemistress

Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild

Mr John Collins

Mr John Collins

Bursar

Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner

Mrs Lisa Chancellor

Mrs Lisa Chancellor

Headmaster's PA and School Secretary

Paddington Bear by Michael Bond

Mrs Fiona Craig, SpLD, ABE

Mrs Fiona Craig, SpLD, ABE

Registrar

The Jolly Postman by Allan Ahlberg

Mr Matthew Bayda

Mr Matthew Bayda

Head of Maintenance

Stick Man by Julia Donaldson

Mr Kenny Pope

Mr Kenny Pope

Groundsman

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein

Mr Graham Swift

Mr Graham Swift

Maintenance

Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

Mr Stuart Duff

Mr Stuart Duff

Maintenance

Winnie the Pooh by AA Milne

Mrs Mandy Dackers

Mrs Mandy Dackers

Catering

The Famous Five by Enid Blyton

Mrs Angela Smith, SVQ3 Level 7

Mrs Angela Smith, SVQ3 Level 7

After School Club

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Mrs Olga Reda, SVQ3 Level 7

Mrs Olga Reda, SVQ3 Level 7

After School Club

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Mrs Louise MacGregor, BSc (Hons), MSc, BM

Mrs Louise MacGregor, BSc (Hons), MSc, BM

School Nurse

The Narnia Series by CS Lewis

Philippa Johnston

Philippa Johnston

Form 4 Teacher

Holes by Louis Sacher

Miss Taisie Pennick

Miss Taisie Pennick

P3 Teacher

Charlotte's Web by EB White

Mrs Megan Collier, B.Ed

Mrs Megan Collier, B.Ed

Learning Support

Giraffes can't dance by Giles Andreae

Mr Andrew Shackleton

Mr Andrew Shackleton

Classics Teacher

Each, Peach, Pear, Plum by Allan and Janet Ahlberg

Milly Scott Dempster

Milly Scott Dempster

Teaching Assistant

The Tiger Who Lost His Stripes by Anthony Paul

Ms Megan Campbell, BA, MA Classics

Ms Megan Campbell, BA, MA Classics

Head of Classics

Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary

Miss Mhairi Hastie Smith, BSc (Hons), PGDE

Miss Mhairi Hastie Smith, BSc (Hons), PGDE

Head of Games

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Mrs Gaynor Prentice

Mrs Gaynor Prentice

Teaching Assistant

Katie Morag: Island Stories by Mairi Hedderwick

Xiaoyan Cui

Xiaoyan Cui

Accounts Officer

Peter Pan by JM Barrie

Ms Joanne McGurk, BA (Hons)

Ms Joanne McGurk, BA (Hons)

Nursery

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

Cargilfield where everyday is an adventure

Welcome to Cargilfield! We hope this short film gives you a glimpse of what life is like for the girls and boys at our school. We would love to welcome you in person to tour Cargilfield and explain more fully exactly what makes a Cargilfield education so special and so different. Please get in touch with Fiona Craig, our Registrar if you would like to find out more; her email address is [email protected] or you can telephone her on 0131 336 2207.

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