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Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Senior Leadership Team  1 Headteacher - Gordon Tillman
Senior Leadership Team  2 Deputy Head - Sam Perryman
Senior Leadership Team  3 Assistant Head, Tun/Wells Site - Sophie Rees
Senior Leadership Team  4 Assistant Head, Tonbridge Site - Steve Langley

Extended Leadership Team

Extended Leadership Team  1 Key Stage Leader, Early Years - Claire Bingham
Extended Leadership Team  2 Key Stage 3 Leader - Saffron Brockett
Extended Leadership Team  3 Key Stage 4 Leader - James Fewtrell
Extended Leadership Team  4 Key Stage Leader - Ros Leach
Extended Leadership Team  5 Leader of Pupil Progress - Jules Campion
Extended Leadership Team  6 Therapy Team Leader - Eileen Bristow
Extended Leadership Team  7 School Business Manager - Sandra Wisdom
  • There are 27 other teachers across both sites, some are part time, and they include our Community Youth Tutor and LOtC (Learning Outside the Classroom) co-ordinator & Forest Schools’ Practitioner, across both sites.


  • We have 5 Learning Support Cover Assistants (to cover short term teacher absences) and 47 classroom Learning Support Assistants (incl. part time staff) across both sites.


  • There are 8 Administration Staff (incl. part time staff) across both sites, 3 Site Staff, a part time Family Liaison Officer and 2 part-time Midday Meals Supervisors (1 at Tonbridge and 1 at Tunbridge Wells).


  • We have a growing and dynamic Therapy Team, headed up by our Team Leader (who is a member of the ELT), which includes Speech & Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Art Psychotherapist and Therapy Assistants, working across all sites.  Some members of the team are provided by the Health Service and others work directly for the school.

Oakley Staff Values

Wish to be clear and accountable for our interaction with all staff and all other stakeholders of Oakley School. The values below have been agreed by the whole Leadership Team to guide our practice and promote the spirit and aims of our enterprise.

Commit to excellence

Remain child centred at all times

Communicate openly, honestly and directly

Treat people fairly, with integrity, respect and empathy

Be approachable; Give support; Listen with an open mind

Seek practical solutions; Encourage creativity

Enjoy working hard at “work worth doing”

Take responsibility; Lead by example

Trust, encourage & develop others

Learn from everything

Work as a team