Biology Department


Dr Emma Jane Paredes, BA (Mod.), PGDip, PDE, PhD

Head of Biology

EJP@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Miss Jane Byrne, MSc, BSc
Teacher of Biology

Miss Byrne graduated from the University of Cardiff with a BSc (Hons) in Genetics, before completing an MSc in Medical MicroBiology at Westminster University and a PGCE. Before teaching, she worked at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford as a Microbiologist and at University College London Hospital as a Clinical Scientist of Virology.

JPB@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Dr Jennifer Crocker, BSc, PhD
Teacher of Biology
Duke of Edinburgh's Award Silver Leader

jmc@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Dr Kevin Dingwell, BSc
Teacher of Biology

KSD@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Pamela Ebden BSc, MSc
Teacher of Biology

Mrs Ebden graduated from the University of Birmingham with a BSc (Hons) in Biology before completing an MSc in Human and Applied Physiology at King’s College, London and then a PGCE. Before teaching, she worked as a Scientific Officer at the Army Personnel Research Establishment. She is also an examiner for both OCR and IB Biology. She is Assistant Housemistress of South House and helps organise the Silver Duke of Edinburgh's Award.

PME@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Miss Emma Faulkner, BScEd
Teacher of Biology and Chemistry
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Bronze Leader

EF@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mr Keith Gray, BSc (Hons)
Teacher of Biology
Deputy Head of First Year

Mr Gray graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BSc (Hons) in Zoology before completing a PGCE. He then taught at Woodford County High (all girls selective), Coopers Coborn and Southend Grammar School for Boys before joining us. He is Assistant Housemaster of Weald House, a Pilot Officer in the RAF section of the CCF and Deputy Head of First Year.

KWG@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Victoria Kerslake, BSc
Teacher of Biology

Mrs Kerslake graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BSc (Hons) in Biology and then completed her PGCE at the Institute of Education in London. She is an examiner for OCR responsible for moderation of A2 practical assessments.

VLK@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Charné Meiring, BSc, BSc
Teacher of Biology & Chemistry

chm@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Gemma Robertson, BSc (OB)
Teacher of Biology
Learning Support Teacher

 

GSR@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Ms Sophie St Clair Jones, BA
Teacher of Biology
Head of Teacher Development

 

SCJ@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Ms Marieka Watters, BSc, BEd
Teacher of Biology and Chemistry

amw@brentwood.essex.sch.uk

Mrs Cathryn Getting, Senior Biology Technician

Mrs Joan Jenkins, Biology Technician

Mrs Fiona Penfold, Science Technician