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The Committee of the Haileybury Parents’ Association comprises parents of boys and girls at Haileybury.

As well as a Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, it also includes a representative for each House as well as representatives from the school staff. Details of all the members are included on this page.

Parents’ Association Committee

The Haileybury Parents’ Association (HPA) was formed in recognition of the emerging role that parents play in the modern independent school. Key to its function is the Committee. This includes the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, in addition to individual House representatives and the current Staff representative.

Details of each member, including contact details, are provided below.



Helen Rayfield (Albans and Trevelyan)

I live in Benington with my husband Martin and have two children, Katie in Lower Sixth (Alban’s, Year 12) and William in Middles (Trevelyan, Year 10). I also have two stepsons, Jeremy and Ed, who both went through Haileybury.


Rebecca Poulter (Batten)

I live in Little Heath with my husband Glenn and have four children, Oscar in Lower Sixth (Batten, Year 12), Ellie and Archie both at Aldenham School and William who is at Lochinver House School.  I also have two stepdaughters Abi and Annabel who are both grown up and live in Essex.


Stephanie Parry (Melvill)

I live in Wheathampstead with my husband, Colin. Our two boys Joshua and Sebastian have been and gone from Haileybury. Our daughter Rosanna is in Lower Sixth (Year 12). Our youngest Isabella is at Abbotts Hill in Year 10.

Staff representative

Emma Tyndall

Emma became housemistress of Colvin in September 2016. She lives there with her husband Graeme, who is Rackets Professional at Haileybury, their son Jasper (18 months) and their dog, Nellie (12 months!). Emma has taught history at Haileybury since September 2015 as well as coaching sport and running the boarding house.

House representatives


Belinda Mckenna

I live in Waterford, near Hertford, with my husband Ian. I have three children all of whom attended Haileybury. Elizabeth (Lizzie) is in Lower Sixth (Alban’s Year 12). Georgie is studying medicine at Cambridge and William is reading Urban Planning at Newcastle University.


Anita Gregory

I live in Buntingford with my husband David and our two children. My son Nicholas is studying Mechanical Engineering at University and my daughter Aimee is in Middles (Allenby, Year 10), having joined Haileybury in year 7.

Bartle Frere

Jo Saward (joint rep)

My husband James and I live in the Essex village of Abridge. We have three sons, Chris (now in full-time work), Joshua, who left Haileybury in 2020 and is now at Uni, and Dominic in Fifths (Bartle Frere, Year 11). Dom boards full time and has done so since he joined Haileybury in the Lower School.

Cecilia Chioma Nwobi-Jokisch (joint rep)

I live in Wheathampstead, near Harpenden and St Albans in Hertfordshire. My husband Philipp and I have 3 boys. Our middle son, Kaspar Jokisch is a Fifths pupil at Haileybury (Year 11, Bartle Frere).


Sara Giwa-McNeil (joint rep)

I live in Winchmore Hill with my husband and 3 children. Cameron who left Haileybury last year is currently on a gap year and due to start university in the US, Ethan is in Upper Sixth (Batten, Year 13) and Yasmin is in Fifths (Allenby, Year 11).


Lindsey Davies (joint rep)

I live on the doorstep of Haileybury in Hailey Lane and am married to Julian.  I have two boys – Chester who left Haileybury three years ago and Felix who left last summer. My daughter Kitty is in Fifths (Colvin, Year 11).


Sally Cartwright (joint rep)

I live in Muswell Hill in London with my husband Adrian and children. Christian left Haileybury (Batten) last year and is studying PPE at Exeter University. We have two children at Haileybury: Annabel in Lower Sixth (Allenby, Year 12) and Jessica in Fifths (Colvin, Year 11).


Fiona Ghosh (joint rep)

My husband, Joydip and I have two boys at Haileybury, JJ in Upper Sixth (Edmonstone, Year 13) and Alexander in Removes (Kipling, Year 9). We live in the village of Radlett.

Julia Tupper (joint rep)

I have two sons at Haileybury – Harry in Fifths (Edmonstone, Year 11) and Archie in Removes (Edmonstone, Year 9). Both are day boys as we live in Little Berkhamsted about 15 minutes from school. I have a stepdaughter, Sophie who lives in Bristol and is about to start a Masters.


Jane Watmough

I live in the village of Furneux Pelham with my husband, Paul, our two daughters, Milly and Hatty. Milly is in Upper Sixth (Hailey, Year 13) and Hatty is at Sherrardswood school.


Wendy Hodges-Jackson

I live in Tonwell with my husband Ian and two children Ella and Ollie. Ella has just completed her education at Haileybury will be spending a gap year in Milan before going onto University to study Biomedical Science. Ollie is in Fifths (Kipling, Year 11) and is a weekly boarder.


Emma Rynn

I live in Ballinger, a small hilltop village in the Chiltern Hills about an hour from Haileybury, with my husband Marc and our two children. Toby is in Fifths (Lawrence, Year 11) and Charlotte is in her 1st year at Exeter university.

Lower School

Emma Vullo (joint rep)

I live in Tewin Wood with my two children.  Thomas is in Year 11 at Felsted and weekly boards and Olivia is in Haileybury Lower School (Year 8).


Deborah Hurd (joint rep)

My husband, Chris and our three children live in Goffs Oak. My eldest daughter, Emilia, is in Upper Sixth at St. Edmunds College, Oliver is now in Middles (Kipling, Year 10) after starting in Lower School and our youngest, Ella is in Lower School (Year 7).


Jo Hussey

I live in Tewin Wood with my husband Mike. We have two daughters, Olivia and Mia. Mia is now in Fifths (Melvill, Year 11), she joined Haileybury in lower school and was formerly at Duncombe.


Michelle Cooper

I live in Stanstead Abbotts with my husband Nick, and our two sons who are both at Haileybury. Lewis is currently in Lower Sixth (Thomason, Year 12) and Austin is in Middles (Thomason, Year 10).


Helen Grimberg (joint rep)

I live in Harpenden with my husband Adam and two children Ben and Toby. Ben is in Middles (Trevelyan, Year 10) and Toby is in Removes (Trevelyan, Year 9).


Emily Barnes (joint rep)

I live in Hertford Heath and my family have been part of the Haileybury community since 2012. My eldest boy, Jack, is in Upper Sixth (Trevelyan, Year 13). He is doing IB and is the current Head Boy. Oli is in Middles (Trevelyan, Year 10) after starting in Lower School and Harry has just joined Removes (Trevelyan, Year 9).