Executive Team

The School is led by the Head and the Executive Team with a Board of Governors.

Board of Governors

Mrs Kathryn Gorman BA, MEd (Cantab)


Kathryn Gorman joined as Head of Abbot’s Hill School on 1 January 2020. Kathryn holds a degree in English from the University of Birmingham and a MEd in Educational Leadership from the University of Cambridge. After University, Kathryn taught in...

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Miss Katherine Bluck BA, MA (Cantab) PGCE (QTS) 

Head of Prep

Miss Bluck joined us in April 2022, from Frensham Heights where she was Head of the Junior School.  She was previously Head of the Lower School at Lambrook Prep near Ascot and Deputy Head of the Junior School at the...

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Mrs Caroline Korniczky BA (Hons) ACA


Caroline Korniczky joined Abbot’s Hill School as Bursar and Clerk to the Governors in April 2017. She was educated at Derby High School for Girls and Allestree Woodlands School before graduating from Durham University with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons)...

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Mrs Sharon Schanschieff BSc (Hons) QTS

Deputy Head Academic

Sharon Schanschieff was educated in a girls’ school in London and graduated from Exeter University with a BSc (Ed) in Mathematics. She taught mathematics up to A Level in two maintained secondary schools for 11 years, before moving to Suffolk...

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Miss Elizabeth Impett BEd (Hons) Dip SpLD

Deputy Head Pastoral

Liz Impett is our Deputy Head, Pastoral and Designated Safeguarding Lead, responsible for pastoral care. She first joined the Senior Leadership Team in September 2013 and has taken on various responsibilities within this time. Liz graduated from Leicester University with...

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School Leadership Team

Director of Studies – Mrs D Walker MSc, BSc (Hons), PGCE

Assistant Head Teaching, Learning and CPD – Mrs J Davison BA (Hons), QTS

Assistant Head Co-Curricular – Mrs K Stephenson BA (Hons), PGCE, QTS

Deputy Head of Prep (Academic) – Mrs C Worrell BA (Hons), PGCE (Cantab)

Assistant Head (Pastoral) – Mrs V López Bernal BA (Hons), MA, PGCE

Head of Pre-Prep – Mrs J Wallace BA (Hons), PGCE (Cantab)

Nursery Manager – Mrs S Lanchbery CACHE C&E Dip L3

Director of Marketing and Admissions – Mr J Dodd BSc (Hons), PGCE, MTL