Teaching Staff

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Tom Dawson

Headmaster: Educated at Sunningdale, then Eton. Studied Modern European Languages at Edinburgh and then completed his PGCE at Bristol University. He taught French and Spanish at Harrow where he also coached Yearlings cricket and ran the Fives, leading a pair to success in the Public Schools National fives tournament. Joined the staff at Sunningdale in 2002 and took over as Headmaster in 2005.

Hobbies: Golf, cricket, fives, skiing and cooking

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Adrian Logue

Director of Studies, Head of Science: Educated at St. Edmund’s College and then St. Andrew’s University, Adrian spent eight years in events and sports marketing before joining the staff in 2008 as Head of Science. He was then appointed as Deputy Head in 2012. He is married to Anna and has three children.

Hobbies: Golf, fives, skiing, tennis, chess, gardening and cooking.

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Amy Dawson

Head of Boarding, Head of Art

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Ben Howroyd

Senior Master, Head of History

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Véronique Gregg

Head of French: Born in the Auvergne, Véronique was educated at the Universities of Clermont-Ferrand, Perpignan and Toulouse. She taught at Sunningdale from 1994 to 200 then took a career break to raise her two children, She returned to Sunningdale in September 2008.

Hobbies: Mountain-biking, walking skiing, gardening and reading

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Elisabeth Dawson

French: Elisabeth studied English at Bordeaux University, then Swansea University and completed her PGCE at Bristol University. She taught at Badminton School and North London Collegiate School and then ran the languages department at St. George’s, Ascot. She has been at Sunningdale since 2009.

HobbiesBooks, cinema, dance and travel

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Duncan White

Organisation Master, Head of GeographyEducated at Harrow and then Edinburgh and Exeter Universities, Duncan joined the staff at Sunningdale in 2012 having previously taught geography in Southall. He is set to be married in 2019 and has a young child.

HobbiesScuba diving, rugby, travelling & film

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Mark Guest

SENCO, Head of Games: Mark began his preparatory school teaching in Wales, having studied at Cardiff University. He joined sunningdale in 2013, following four years in South Africa running a cricket academy and teaching English in a remedial school. Mark is married to Erica and they have two young children.

Hobbies: Cricket, golf, rugby, football, sports coaching, guitar and running

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Alex Macpherson

Head of RS: Educated at Shrewsbury School and Bristol University, Alex served as a British Army Officer for nine years before commencing teaching at Sunningdale un 2013. Alex is married with two sons.

Hobbies: Rowing, skiing, fishing and reading

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Nigel Mackay

Head of Maths

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Lucy Spooner

Junior Subjects: Lucy was educated at Roedean School and then Canterbury Christ Church University College. Lucy joined the staff at Sunningdale in 2017, having previously taught at prep schools in London and The International School of Padova, Italy. She is married with a young son.

Hobbies: Entertaining, cinema, theatre and reading

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Camilla Mackay

Head of ClassicsCamilla grew up in prep-schools firstly in Zimbabwe and then in Dorset. After being educated at Hanford, and Bryanston, Camilla went on to read Classics at Durham University. She joined the staff at Sunningdale in January 2018.

HobbiesMusic, art, theatre, reeling, walking, and reading

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Graham Wilson

Director of Studies: Graham studied Physics at Durham University and then went on to complete his PGCE there. He worked for over 20 years in British International schools in Malaysia and Singapore and was a House Master at Harrow school for 7 years. Before arriving at Sunningdale, he was the founding Head of the Senior School at Dulwich College (Singapore).

Hobbies: Played competitive cricket, hockey, badminton and squash for many years. Represented Singapore at cricket for 8 years playing in the ICC Trophy. Loves music, walking and cooking for his wonderful family.

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Lynn Wilson

Maths: Lynn studied Pure Mathematics at the University of St Andrews, then did her PGCE in Mathematics and Games at Durham University. She has taught Mathematics overseas in Malaysia and Singapore for more than 20 years before starting at Sunningdale in Jan 2019.

Hobbies: Met and married her best friend from school, and whilst working overseas enjoyed travelling extensively in SE Asia with him and their two daughters. She loves reading (especially cricket books), sports, walking in the countryside and Japanese puzzles, origami and pens. In her younger days had lots of fun scoring for and training the Singapore Cricket Team.

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Dominic Devine

Head of English: Educated at Stonyhurst College and then Edinburgh University where he read English, Dominic then worked in London in business and the Civil Service. His teaching career has included stints in Jamaica and Japan as well as schools in Bath and Somerset and then most recently at Wycombe Abbey. He joined Sunningdale in September 2019.

Hobbies: Dominic is married with a young daughter and a cat and his hobbies include gardening, reading and sports.

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George Thomason

Classical Civilisation and PE: Educated at Shrewsbury School and then Bristol University where he read Ancient History. He spent two years working in London before embarking on a new career path. His teaching career began at Eton College where he completed his PGCE. Having spent three years at Eton, he joined the team at Sunningdale in Michaelmas 2020.

Hobbies: A self-diagnosed sports fanatic with a particular love for: Football, Cricket, Fives and Golf. During the holidays, George can be found playing competitive sports for his beloved Old Salopians and playing golf and cricket in North Devon. His other interests involve scuba diving, exploring museums and skiing.

Pastoral Staff

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Susan Turnbull

Head Matron

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Sarah Foynes

Deputy Head Matron

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Bella Boyd

Senior Assistant MatronBella attended Lord Wandsworth College and went on to get her primary teaching qualification at Bangor University. After teaching in primary schools in Alton, Bath and then Wells, she joined the boarding team at Sunningdale. She owns the school’s loveable chocolate Labrador, Horton.

HobbiesTheatre, singing, music, art and sewing

Administrative Staff

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Andrew Tidd

Bursar: Andrew joined Sunningdale School in Sept 2014 from St Mary’s School, Ascot. Prior to that he had spent the previous 25 years within all areas of the hospitality industry, including cruise ships, 5* hotels, an off-licence chain, a dynamic restaurant group and an accounting practice. Andrew is married to Rosie and they have two grown-up children.

HobbiesWatching Surrey cricket, walking and gardening

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Jo Bell

Admissions, Headmaster’s PAJo was educated locally at Hurst Lodge,  Ascot. She spent most of her professional career working in the recruitment sector and from 1997 ran her own Executive Search business in London. She joined Sunningdale in 2015 and is married to David and has one son, Jack, who is currently studying at Bristol University.

HobbiesCooking, polo and skiing

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Sarah Pio

School Secretary, Marketing, Old BoysBorn and raised in South Africa. Moved to the UK in 2015. Previously managed a property investment company, an orthodontist practice and a design studio. Sarah joined Sunningdale in September 2017. She is married with one daughter, Bella.

HobbiesSkiing, hockey, travelling