Mrs Emma Unwin
Mrs Emma Unwin
Housemistress
Mrs Unwin has worked in Boarding all of her teaching career. Mrs Unwin has a Zoology Degree from Durham University and teaches Biology as well as being a Housemistress. She is married and has two young children, Aria and William. Mrs Unwin lived and worked in Italy when she was younger, and enjoys doing yoga or going for a swim when she is not on duty. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Miss Evie Stephens
Miss Evie Stephens
Deputy Housemistress
Miss Stephens has an MSc in Sports Biomechanics from Loughborough University, where she enjoyed the challenge of coaching the lacrosse 1st Team. Miss Stephens is a lover of sports and coaches the U19 England Lacrosse Squad outside of school. She teaches PE as well as being Deputy Housemistress. To unwind, she loves spending time with her dog Fred and all things outdoors. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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.

 

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