Staff List

Tim Naylor

Principal, Tim Naylor

BA (Hons), MSc, PGCE
Tim Naylor was educated at Ampleforth and Bristol University, before completing further studies in Philosophy and Theology in Italy, as well postgraduate qualifications in Psychology at Royal Holloway, University of London, City University and the Institute of Education, University of London. Tim has taught in a wide variety of state and independent schools and colleges. He was Vice Principal at Mander Portman Woodward, and was appointed Principal of Bath Academy in 2010.

Brian McGree

Vice Principal, Brian McGee

BA (Hons), PGCE

After completing a degree in English Literature at the University of Wales, Brian qualified as a teacher and taught in maintained and independent schools across the South West, most recently as Head of Sixth Form for a large academy. He was also a housemaster for many years in a prestigious public school. Brian specialises in university admissions and boarding, and he worked as a consultant for international students wishing to study in the UK prior to joining Bath Academy in January 2016.

James Knott

Director of Studies (ELT), James Knott

James Knott is responsible for English Language courses at the college’s partner English School, Bath Academy of English. After qualifying as an English Language teacher he taught in Russia and Sri Lanka before completing postgraduate qualifications at Sheffield Hallam University and Cambridge University. After a number of senior management positions in British Council schools in the Middle East, James returned to the UK to become Director of Studies at a language school in Salisbury. In 2014 James joined Bath Academy as Director of Studies for the English Language programmes.


Joanna Leytham HR and Administration BA (Hons), CELTA
Christina Campbell Senior Tutor BA (Econ) (Hons), BA (Hons), PGCE
Sam Hollingshead Admissions Registrar BA (Hons), MA (Hons)
Natalia Knott Welfare & Accommodation Officer Dip
Nicola McMillan Bookkeeper AICB CB.Cert
Roger Morford Data Manager & Exams Officer BA, DipHE
Aaron Berry Director of Revision BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE
Tracey Ellis Marketing Officer BA (Hons), Dip, CELTA


Liam Hocking Houseparent – Boys BA (Hons), MA, PGCE
Sam Hollingshead Assistant Houseparent – Boys BA (Hons), MA (Hons)
Elaine Luckham Houseparent – Girls BA, CELTA, MA
Kamala Boardman Assistant Houseparent – Girls MA (Hons)


Teaching Staff
Adrian Wilson Mathematics/Physics BSc (Hons), MSc
Alan Chapman Mathematics/Physics BSc (Hons), RMN
Alan Theobald Mathematics/Further Mathematics BSc (Hons)
Andrew Hayes Biology BA, CELTA
Andrew Nicolson IT/Computing/ BA(Hons), MBA, MSc, PGCFET
Andrew Wait Mathematics BSc (Hons), Cert. Ed
Anna Manley English BA (Hons)
Annabelle Barton Art MA
Colin Carle Chemistry BSc (Hons), PhD, PGCE
Colin Pascoe Biology BA, QTS
Elaine Gray Business Studies LLB (Hons), DMS, PGCE, Dip RSA, MIfL
Ian Francis Physics MA, MSc, Diploma, PGCE
Janine Okell Mathematics BSc (Hons), PGCE
Kevin Davies Chemistry MA, MSc
Liam Hocking Psychology/Sociology BA (Hons), MA, PGCE
Mary Kennedy French/Spanish BA (Hons),Cert.Ed
Nicola Whitehead English BA (Hons), MA, MA Cantab, D Phil (PHD)
Robert Groezinger Economics MSc
Sian Taylder Geography BSc (Hons), Dip HE, MSc
Tom Macfarlene  History/Philosophy/Religious Studies BSc (Hons), MA
Daniel Taylor Mathematics BA (Hons), MA
Tom Powell Biology BA (Hons), MA