Our team

At St Mary's School we have a team of teaching and support staff who are dedicated to guiding students through their educational journey. They are high-qualified and enthusiastic.

Get to know some members of our team, by reading our light-hearted staff interviews below:

Mrs Langford

Head of Human Resources

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What was your favourite subject at school? Mathematics

How/when did you decide to pursue a career in HR? After university I started working in management, and after five years I joined a University of Cambridge start-up company that grew from 10 to 50 members of staff – so I fell in to a HR role there sort of by accident. I decided to take the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) examinations, and I am now a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD.

Why did you decide to work at St Mary’s School, Cambridge? It’s always about the people and I get to work with a great team here.

Favourite things! What's your all-time favourite…
Book:
 That’s just too difficult!
Poem: The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear
Film: Trading Places
Story: What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson
Joke:
Q: “What do you call a fish without an eye?”
A: “Fffssshhhh!”
Recipe: Asparagus, pea and lemon risotto

Who inspires you? Always Tony – my best friend and soul mate.

What’s your favourite hobby? Travelling and exploring new places.

Which is your favourite band? There’s nothing like a bit of Abba!

Where has your favourite holiday ever been? My honeymoon, to New York.

What’s your worst habit? Watching Gogglebox!

Team trivia: (without looking it up) do you know which organisation Robert Baden-Powell founded in 1908? The Scouts? [Correct answer from Mrs Langford]