We have a small team at RB-Reading including teachers, therapists and student support, in a mixture of full-time and part-time roles.

Key contacts

HeadteacherTristan McGuinness
Deputy HeadChristina Pepper
SENDCoSarah Doran
AdminRebecca Pittman
Exam OfficerRebecca Pittman
Safeguarding LeadTristan McGuinness


All staff

HeadteacherTristan McGuinnessBSc (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Deputy Head (Pastoral)Christina PepperBA (Hons), MA
Lead TherapistCaroline UwaisBA (Hons)
Music TherapistLaura BroughtonBMus (Hons), MA
Teacher – Design TechnologyPamela WaltersBA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Science TutorSamba VirgoBSc (Hons)
Art LeadEduardo RamosBA
Math LeadCaroline OkeBSc (Hons)
English LeadOhana RowenBA (Hons)
Student Support AssistantShkaib LoneDip Teaching in Lifelong Learning
Student Support AssistantLayla WarehamHLTA
Student Support AssistantTaryn CobbHLTA
Admin Assistant and Exams OfficerRebecca PittmanELSA
MentorPatrick HeekinBSc
RBAir Lead for the SouthEmily Hartley-Heaven
Family support workerTash WilliamsBA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
HousekeeperCharlotte Crabb



RB-Reading’s trustees come from a range of different professions and volunteer their time to ensure best practice governance and the smooth running of the Centre.

  • Alasdair Pearson (Chair – 0118 958 3004)
  • Chris Gallimore
  • Georga Godwin
  • Tony Lake
  • Gavin McDonald (Finance Trustee)
  • Alan Nicholsby
  • Dov Whittle