Staff

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

  • Deputy Head: Portfolio Boarding

    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: Senior Primary & Grade 6 Register Class Teacher

    Phillippa Lowe

    Phillippa matriculated at Girls High School in Pietermaritzburg. She studied at Edgewood Teachers’ Training College and Natal College...
  • Head of Department: Pre-Primary (Inky) & Blue Group - Grade R Class Teacher

    Derryn Odell

    Derryn was born in Pietermaritzburg and schooled at Pietermaritzburg Girls High School. She studied at Edgewood College of Education where...
  • Grade 4 Class Teacher & Head of Pastoral Care

    Denise Dedekind

    Denise is married to Kurt and they have two sons who are both Cordies Old Boys. Brian is working at Deloitte’s in Johannesburg and Michael...
  • Head of department: Cultural affairs. Classroom music Grades RR - 7, Junior, Senior and Chamber choirs, Rock guitar group, Djembe troupe and piano teaching.

    Lillemor Blunt

    Lillemor was brought up in Hillcrest when it was still a village and attended Edgewood College. She taught many senior primary subjects...
  • 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

    David Evans

    David joined Cordwalles after spending 18 years as Grounds Manager at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Prior to this David worked as dairy...
  • Head of IT

    Yasean Khan

    Yasean Khan was born and bred in Pietermaritzburg. He lives with his darling wife Deborah and their two beautiful daughters, Cherise and...
  • Head of Department: Sport

    Chad Barron

    Chad was born in Pietermaritzburg in 1988. He matriculated at Maritzburg College in 2006 where he was elected a prefect and captained the...
  • Grade 7 Register Class Teacher & Head of isiZulu

    Sihle Nxumalo

    Sihle Nxumalo is a happy person, spreads positive vibes, smiles like a child and enjoys the little things in life. If he falls, he will...
WordPress Video Lightbox