Ms Maria Langford, Head of English and Performing Arts
Maria joins HVS as an experienced Head of Faculty at Cove School. Prior to joining Cove School she worked at Kings College for the Arts and Technology, during which time led on Behaviour for Learning and Primary Transition, in addition to developing a Project-based curriculum for year 7 and 8. Maria has been involved in HVS since its inception and leads the English and Performing Arts faculty as well as being a tutor for year 8.
Ms Rachael Taylor-Wareham, Teacher of English and Performing Arts
Rachael has been a Teacher of English at Coombeshead Academy in Devon for the past 5 years. She has taught English across the full age range from 11-18. Whilst at Coombeshead she was responsible for establishing the English Subject Council, she also ran a Creative Writing club which enabled students to participate in national writing competitions.
Ms Janette Wood, Teacher of English
Janette has a Masters in Child Development and joined us from West Byfleet Junior School where she has extensive experience in driving up standards in literacy and numeracy though small group and 1:1 interventions. Janette’s experience in the Primary sector will be invaluable in terms of building on prior learning from year six and improving the transition process for our students.