Our team

Our dedicated senior leadership team is committed to guiding students through their educational journey. Led by Charlotte Avery, this experienced team oversees all aspects of delivering our strategy.

Of course, they couldn't achieve this without our brilliant teaching and support staff, as well as the expert guidance of our Governing Body.

  • Charlotte Avery


    St Mary's is about achieving academic excellence alongside a much wider set of values and attitudes ...

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  • Jo Christian

    Head of Preschool and Junior School

    I love everything about the Preschool and the Junior School, from working with such dedicated and enthusiastic students, to my wonderful colleagues. Having taught both boys and girls previously in co-ed and boys’ schools, I’m really enjoying being in a girls’ school. The students are confident and interested and thrive across the curriculum.’ 

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  • Robin Griffiths

    Head of Sixth Form

    The girls here are fantastic. They’re always keen to learn and enthusiastic. It’s wonderful because every lesson is focused and they love to hear new ideas, build up their understanding, and achieve fantastic results.

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  • Aodain Fleming

    Deputy Head - Pastoral and Boarding

    I always remind our students, that they are valued because they are unique and that as such our school is a different place because they are here with us.

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  • Kate Latham

    Director of Teaching and Learning

    Here we don't reinforce society's stereotypes that girls find maths and science more challenging. St Mary’s girls understand that all pathways are open to them.

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  • Emma Hall

    Assistant Head: Director of Studies and Academic Registrar

    There is nowhere else I would even consider sending my daughters but St Mary’s School, Cambridge...

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  • Mark Johnstone


    For me, St Mary’s is about continuing a family tradition. My wife and I, as well as our three children all experienced the benefits that a single-sex education ...

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  • Jeanette Ariano

    Head of Sales and Marketing

    I am very lucky that I have the job of communicating the work of St Mary's far and wide as I believe passionately it is an excellent school that combines high academic standards with pastoral care that is second-to-none.

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  • Alex Brough

    Director of Digital Learning

    St Mary’s is unique for all the right reasons, having worked across a group of 64+ schools I can say without a doubt that the respect, kindness and fundamental ethos of the St Mary’s community are what makes the difference.

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“We feel that the leadership of the school is outstanding and has a far-reaching influence on the day to day experiences of our daughter.”

Parent survey 2019

“Very glad we chose St Mary's because it has really nurtured their wellbeing, at a time when teenagers face more challenges than ever.”

Parent survey 2019