Safeguarding Team

Miss Dunn graduated from Leeds collage with BA (Hons) QTS and has worked with primary school children of all ages. She worked in The British International School in Istanbul for many years where she was the art lead and coordinator of a small campus before moving back to England to continue her teaching career at Ruckleigh. She has worked at Ruckleigh for many years and is the Schools’ Designated Safeguarding Lead and one of the Years Two teachers. Miss Dunn remembers walking into Ruckleigh for the first time and feeling like she was 'home'.

Mr Smith read History at New College Oxford, where he won the Burden Griffith Prize (2005) for his work on the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Mr Smith has worked in both through and preparatory schools. Mr Smith has been Deputy Head of two Preparatory Schools' and has held Senior Leadership positions focused on GCSE aged pupils. Immediately prior to joining Ruckleigh, Mr Smith was Deputy Master at Westminster under School. 

Mrs. Finch holds a BSc.(Hons.) in Urban Estate Management and practised as a Chartered Surveyor for several years in London and Sheffield before relocating to the West Midlands where she attained her PGCE from Newman College.


Mrs. Finch taught in Birmingham's largest Catholic primary school for 14 years before taking up her teaching post at Ruckleigh School in 2004 where she specialised in Upper Years teaching and became Deputy Headmistress in 2006.