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

Head of CentreChristina Pepper
Deputy HeadOhana Rowen
SENDCoSarah Doran
AdminRebecca Pittman
Exam OfficerRebecca Pittman
Safeguarding LeadChristina Pepper


All staff

Head of CentreChristina PepperBA (Hons), MA
Deputy Head and English LeadOhana RowenBA (Hons)
Lead TherapistCaroline UwaisBA (Hons), PDipAT, HCPC registered
Music TherapistLaura BroughtonBMus(Hons), MA, HCPC registered
PSHEE and Science TeacherCindy Woods
Science TeacherAlex WatsonBSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE, QTS, AMRSC
Art LeadEduardo RamosBA
Math LeadCaroline OkeBSc (Hons)
PE LeadJay DennisL3 Diploma Sports & Enterprise in the Community, L1 Coaching in Football
Design Technology TeacherCatherine GreatrexBA(Hons), PGCE, QTS
Student Support AssistantShkaib LoneDip Teaching in Lifelong Learning
Student Support AssistantLayla WarehamHLTA
Student Support AssistantTaryn CobbHLTA
Student Support AssistantAndrea Demetriou BSc (Hons), DipHE
Centre Administrator and Exams OfficerRebecca PittmanELSA
Outreach ManagerTash WilliamsBA (Hons), PGCE, QTS
Outreach WorkerAlison PaineBSc (Hons), PGCE
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