The Common Room

Peponi prides itself on discovering and nurturing the talent of every pupil, allowing each and every one to find their passion. Key to this aim is our Common Room, all of whom share the Headmaster's vision, to provide “the best all round education that prepares our pupils for the challenges of an ever-changing world."

The Senior Leadership Team

Headmaster: Mr Mark Durston, BSc (Nottingham), MA, PGCE
Deputy Head Pastoral: Karl Cook
Deputy Head Academics: Ms Sylvia Meruh, BEd (UoN), EMOD (USIU)

The Boarding Team

Junior Girls' Boarding Housemistress: Mrs. Rose Njuguna
Junior Boys' Boarding Housemaster: Mr. Marc-Antony Eysele
Senior Girls' Boarding Housemistress: Ms. Trish Combes
Senior Boys' Boarding Housemaster: Mr. Billy Odengo

English Faculty

Head of Faculty: Mrs. Lillian Ayatta, BA PGCE
Teaching staff: Mr. Karl Cook
Mrs. Claire Nightingale, BA Hons (Liv), PGCE (Liv) Head of Fifth Form (Years 10 & 11)

Mathematics Faculty

Head of Faculty: Mr. John Njoroge, BSc (KU), PGCE
Teaching staff: Mr. David Kimani Head of Sixth Form
Mr. Antony Mogere
Mr. Julian Pallister, MA (Oxon), PGCE

Science Faculty

Head of Faculty: Dr. Eliud Mulanda, PhD (UoN)
Teaching staff: Mr. Charles Kamande, BEd Science (UoN)
Mr. Collins Kaunda, BEd Science (KU) Housemaster of Magadi
Mr. Robin Backhouse
Mr. Simon Odundo

Humanities Faculty

Head of Faculty: Mr. Jimmy Ogodo, BEd Arts (MSU), Dip HR
Teaching staff: Mr. Seoras Strain
Ms. Emily Litoro, BEd (MSU)
Ms. Sylvia Meruh, BEd (UoN), EMOD (USIU) Director of Teaching & Learning
Mr. Peter Nduati, BEd (KU), MA (UoN)
Mrs. Claire Nightingale, BA Hons (Liv), PGCE (Liv) Head of Years 10 & 11
Mr. Joseph Njuguna, BEd Hons (KU) Second Master
Ms. Saniya Kakkar

Modern Foreign Language Faculty

Head of Faculty: Mr. Yohann Henry, BA (Nantes), PGCE (Soton)
Teaching staff: Ms. Jacqueline Olembo, Dip (Alliance Francaise)

Vocational Faculty

Head of Faculty: Mr. James Laight, BA Hons (Leeds), PGCE (UCE), DipABRSM, LRSM
Teaching staff: Mr. Thomas Njuguna, BSc (EU)
Miss. Mary Mukule, BA Fine Arts (KU)
Mr. John Kutner Okello, BSc ICT (MSU)
Mrs. Beatrice Wandolo-Wakhu, HDip HRM (IHRM), BEd FA (KU), MPhil ITE (KU)
Mr. Marc-Antony Eysele, Director of Sport

Crane Faculty

Head of Faculty: Mr. Fred Matu BEd (MSU), MA SpEd (UCL)
Teaching staff:
Ms. Miriam Kinyua
Mr. George Kimani
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