skip to Main Content

Leadership & Governance

The school is led by a team consisting of the Head, Assistant Heads (Academic & Pastoral) and Senior Leaders.

Ms Sally Weber

Mrs S Moulton

Head, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead & Girls Games Teacher

Mrs L Sharpe

Assistant Head (Academic), Head of Geography & Year 7 Form Tutor

Mrs C Cunningham

Assistant Head (Pastoral), Head of Learning Support & Pastoral Care Lead

Mr T Lewis

Head of Senior Prep, Head of RE, Pastoral Care Lead & Year 6 Form Tutor

Mrs V Wilson

Head of Pre-Prep & Early Years, Year 2 Teacher & Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


Yarrells School is owned by Mrs Natalie Covell with her two sons Mr Adam Covell and Mr Crispian Covell both being Directors. The Directors are assisted in the governance of the school by the Advisory Governing Body which meets termly to offer strategic advice and challenge to the leadership of the school and its policies. The members of the Advisory Governing Body are each designated a specific area of overview and make regular visits to the school to monitor developments in this area and report back to the Advisory Governing Body.

Members of the Advisory Governing Body (AGB)

Chairman: Mr Ian Glen, Yarrells Preparatory School, Upton, Poole, BH16 5EU. Tel: 01202 622229

Directors: Mrs Natalie Covell, Mr Adam Covell and Mr Crispian Covell

Clerk: Miss Hannah Plane (Admissions Registrar & PA to the Head)

Representative of the School: Ms Sally Weber (Head)


Governor Area of Expertise / Profession Area of Overview
Mrs Natalie Covell Proprietor, Former Head Teacher Health, Safety and Welfare
Mr Adam Covell Director, Architect Premise, Equipment and Information
Mr Crispian Covell Director, Set Design N/A
Mrs Maria Coulter Senior Deputy Head Education
Mr Will Dunlop Former Head of Prep School Education
Mr Ian Glen Company Director, Former Parent Chair of the Advisory Governing Body
Mrs Sarah-Jane Newland Assistant Head Education
Mr David Parker Former Education Board Professional Education, HR, Safer Recruitment
Mrs Michelle Poulson Teacher and current parent Education
Mr Andrew Singleton Accountant Finance
Back To Top