Meet our Pastoral Team:





Rabbi Dr Andrew Davis

Deputy Headteacher

Interests and Hobbies: I like going to the gym, seeing my friends, cooking, learning Talmud and doing sudoku puzzles. As well as working at Yavneh College, I am completing a PhD study in Holocaust education at the UCL Institute of Education.

Favourite Meal: Hard to choose… either Steak and chips or Sushi.

Dislikes: I really dislike when people have a lack of respect and tolerance for others.  I also dislike when my iPhone battery dies on me!!



Mrs Lisa Tredler


Interests and hobbies: Spending time with my family and friends, day trips to the seaside and zumba classes.

Favourite meal: Pasta pomerdoro, cheese and tomato toasties and for dessert …….. lots of sweets and chocolates!

Dislikes: Odd socks and the texture of polystyrene.



Mrs Briony Brunt

Pastoral Manager

Interests and Hobbies: Dog walks, watching films, reading, time with family and friends
Favourite Meal: Steak and chips with peppercorn sauce
Dislikes: Littering,



Mrs Raquel Gordon

Head of Year 7 & Science Teacher

Interests and Hobbies: Getting lost in a great book!
Favourite Meal: Thai green curry
Dislikes: pickles and olives


gturnham Miss Grace Turnham

Head of Year 8 & PE Teacher

Interests and Hobbies:
Keeping active – Swimming and gymming, reading a good book and watching films!
Favourite Meal:
Pizza  and cheesy chips!

rgoldstein1 Mr Russell Goldstein

Head of Year 9 & Business Studies Teacher

Interests and Hobbies: Futsal, PlayStation, shopping and spending time with my Miniature Dachshund Vienna.

Favourite Meal: Starter – bruschetta. Main – Steak (rare) and chips. Dessert – sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice cream.

Dislikes: dirty shoes, losing Monopoly and when people are not willing to try hard.


Mr Leor Harel

Head of KS3 & Jewish Studies Teacher

Interests and Hobbies: Football, Baking, DJing and Music Production.

Favourite Meal: Pizza.

Dislikes: Being told I have limits to what I can achieve.


 rlermer Miss Rebecca Lermer

Head of Year 10 & Geography Teacher

Interests and hobbies: travelling, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family

Favourite meal: either sushi or steak

Dislikes: Pineapple, big scary dogs and telling girls to unroll their skirts

jrhodes Mrs Jess Rhodes

Head Of Year 11 & Art Teacher

Interests and Hobbies: I love browsing Pinterest, watching Indiana Jones and shopping
Favourite Meal: Rare steak and a jacket pot.
Dislikes: Custard, Peppa Pig and waking up early!


Miss Rebecca Newstead

Head of  KS4 & PE Teacher

Interests and Hobbies: Running, travelling and anything Harry Potter.

Favourite Meal: Veggie Schnitzel.

Dislikes: Rudeness, sitting still and marking!



Mr Aaron Conway

Wellbeing Practitioner

Interests and Hobbies: Managing Arsenal and becoming a Pokémon Master – and outside of video games I enjoy running, stand-up comedy and walking my cockapoo Roxy
Favourite Meal: Starter – Imperial Hors D’oeuvres (Met Su Yan ofc) Main – Schnitzel and roast potatoes, Dessert – Chocolate Volcano
Dislikes: When Mr Goldstein turns on the air-con in the office, people being unkind and vegetables


Yavneh College’s broad range of subjects and extra curricular activities helps create the perfect environment for students to flourish.  The teachers are approachable, caring and fun to be around. This helps everyone feel part of the Yavneh family.

Student, Year 11