Mrs Kirsty Tod
Mrs Kirsty Tod
Housemistress
Mrs Tod lives in St C's House and teaches in the PD Department. She has a BA in History from the University of London and a PGCE from the University of Surrey. Previously she worked at Epsom College for 13 years, where she was a teacher of History and Senior Housemistress, before continuing her involvement in boarding at Epsom College in Malaysia between 2017-2020. She loves baking, travelling with family, rugby and walking her labrador, Ollie. She will also be joined in St C's by her daughter, Isla, and – when home from working abroad – her husband, Murray.
Mr Tim Waldron
Mr Tim Waldron
Deputy Housemaster
Mr Waldron lives in St C's House with his wife, daughter and 2 labradors. In addition to being Deputy Housemaster of St C’s, Mr Waldron is Head of Personal Development and supports the running of the School Parliament. After completing his BA at Durham and his MA at Leeds University he taught English in Greece before completing his PGCE at Bristol University. Mr Waldron has been a teacher for 12 years and has taught a wide range of subjects including Philosophy, Politics, Sociology and PSHE. He loves his sports and is a keen hockey player, but also enjoys reading, cooking and board games.
Miss Bec Halpin
Miss Bec Halpin
Assistant Houseparent
Miss Halpin is a familiar face around school, having worked for many years accompanying Bronze and Silver DofE Expeditions and attending sports matches in a First Aid capacity. In her free time, Miss Halpin loves camping in the countryside and caring for her many pets (2 dogs and 5 cats!). This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


St Cecilia’s House is home for girls in UIV Form, aged between 13 and 14 years. 

House Tutors from amongst the academic staff also come in during the evening. The system of House Tutors works well, giving students an opportunity to meet with teaching staff in a more informal environment.

Please contact us by telephone on 01249 857260 or 07980 978250. We can also be reached via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

The House is a stone built 18th century building with high ceilings and a feeling of airiness. It comprises dorms of differing sizes; some are three bed dorms with largest being a six bed dorm. Day girls are fully integrated into the House, and have use of a futon in their dorm when they want to stay over.

 

 

 


2346 st marys 030cropExternally the school carried out repair and maintenance work to the building in 2014. During 2016 the interior was refurbished and renovated, restoring some period details and improving the living space for the girls. The social activity and study spaces for the girls have been expanded and an elegant Common Room (left), a large Study Room and two kitchens have been added. The bathroom facilities have also been modernised and a spacious new entrance built, which includes a Boot Room for muddy lax boots and sports equipment.