Cordwalles proudly employs a wide range highly qualified and dedicated staff to ensure a solid foundation for your son’s life.

  • Director of Sport

    Luke Hounsom

    Luke was born in Empangeni on the 21st October 1982 and started his primary school years at Kwambonambi Primary School. He has one sister,...
  • Head of Department: Senior Primary

    Phillipa Lowe

    Phillippa matriculated at Girls High School in Pietermaritzburg. She studied at Edgewood Teachers’ Training College and Natal College...
  • Head of Boarding
    Head of Mathematics

    Brendan Bailey

    Brendan was born in Pietermaritzburg in 1966 and completed his schooling at Maritzburg College in 1984. He was involved in cricket, rugby...
  • Head of Department: Junior Primary
    Grade 2

    Gill Hall

    Gill matriculated at Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School. After school she completed a 3 year Diploma in Hotel Management. She worked...
  • Head of Department: Pre-Primary (Inky)
    Blue Group - Grade R

    Derryn Odell

    Derryn was born in Pietermaritzburg and schooled at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School. She studied at Edgewood College of Education where...
  • Director of Cultural Affairs

    Lillemor Blunt

    Lillemor was brought up in Hillcrest when it was still a village and attended Edgewood College. She taught senior primary subjects and music...
  • PR, Marketing & Admissions

    Ruth Forder

    Ruth is proudly a born and bred Zimbabwean! She grew up in a small farming community called Belingwe where there were only 27 pupils in...
  • Estate Manager

    Chris Porter

    Chris started at Cordwalles in January 2010 and is married to Heather who started teaching at Cordwalles in 2008. Heather teachers the Red...
  • Head of IT

    Yasean Khan

    Yasean Khan was born and bred in Pietermaritzburg. He lives with his darling wife Deborah, who is an Attorney and Director at Stowell &...
  • Head of Afrikaans
    Assistant House Master
    Grade 7

    Michael Campbell

    Michael was born in Port Elizabeth. His family later relocated to KZN when he was a toddler. He attended Alston Primary School and Haythorne...
  • Head of Senior Primary isiZulu
    Grade 7

    Mdu Mtshali

    Mdu matriculated at Alexandra High School in Pietermaritzburg where he was the RCL chairperson. He studied for his National Professional...
  • Senior Primary Intern
    Boarder Master

    Daniel Gibson

    A Glenwood High School old boy, Daniel matriculated in 2010 and was part of the 2nd water polo team and the A swimming team. He spent 2011...