Miss G Hirons
Sixth Form Manager & Registrar
I support the Sixth Form team in all matters of administration, including admissions, attendance monitoring and communication.
Miss Hirons is the first point of contact for general queries from students, staff and visitors. She monitors student attendance and provides administrative support to the Sixth Form Team.
Miss Hirons graduated from Oxford Brookes University with a BA in Primary Education and taught at a primary school in Teddington, before taking a career break to look after her daughter. She has volunteered with The Girl Guides and worked as a nanny before her studies.
Ms V Duggan
I provide support during study periods in the library. This includes the provision of relevant print and online articles and recommendations for fiction and non-fiction.
Ms Duggan manages the library and research services for the Sixth Form and helps supervise student study in the library.
Ms Duggan (MBA) graduated from Royal Holloway College, University of London, with a BA Hons in English, Drama and Theatre Studies. She completed her PGCE from The Institute of Education. Ms Duggan spent 12 years working in banking prior to teaching Business in a sixth form centre.
Ms A Allan
The careers department is there to support you through Sixth Form and to enable you to look ahead to your next steps.
Ms Allan arranges workshops and multiple interactions with employers & workplace visits, along with organising impartial careers advice sessions which we facilitate through external advisors.
With an art school background, Ms Allan's first job was working as an editorial assistant on magazines which then led into the online world managing websites for Topshop, Topman and later Urban Outfitters.
Ms H van Rozen
Sixth Form Co-Ordinator
I assist the Deputy Head in the UCAS process and organise events and trips, as well as co-ordinate extra-curricular programmes for the Sixth Formers.
Ms van Rozen assists students with their UCAS applications and checks all applications before they are sent off. She also liaises between WLFS and partnership schools and organises the Higher Education Week every July.
Ms van Rozen has a BA (Hons) in European Management and she has previously worked in relationship management for a large financial information provider.
Mrs A Thompson-Smith
Sixth Form Receptionist
I greet students, staff and visitors who arrive at Franklin House. I monitor student attendance, respond to general queries and provide administrative support to the Sixth Form Team.
Mrs Thompson-Smith is the first point of contact for general queries from students, staff and visitors. She monitors student attendance and provides administrative support to the Sixth Form Team.
Mrs Thompson-Smith is a retired primary school teacher who has taught locally for the past 30 years. Outside of school she plays netball and is the fixture secretary for Kensington Dragons Football Club. She is also an avid reader of crime novels.