Meet the Admissions Team

Our Admissions Team are available to answer any questions you may have and to guide you through the admissions process.

​​​​Dirctor OF ADMISSIONS & Marketing

Mrs Sophy Walker
+44 (0)1473 326205

Sophy joined RHS in September 2021 and is responsible for both the Admissions and Marketing Teams at RHS. With over 19 years of experience working in the independent sector, Sophy is passionate about communicating the benefits of a RHS education and making the customer experience as smooth as possible. Sophy has two children who have both benefited from an independent education and would be happy to talk to any family seeking the same opportunity for their children. Outside of school, Sophy enjoys walking her dog along the coast and playing tennis for her local club.


Mrs Emily Allinson
+44 (0)1473 326179

Emily joined the Admissions Team in 2017 and has been responsible for looking after our international pupils and spreading the word about RHS around the world. Emily can discuss the processes in place for applying to the school and helps manage the Admissions Team. She would be delighted to assist your child, starting with their first visit or virtual tour through to arriving at the school and seeing them flourish in all we have to offer. Emily has two children at the school and enjoys much of her time being outside, walking her dog, or swimming in the local rivers or the sea.


Miss Aemilia McDonnell
01473 326136

Aemilia joined the Admissions Team in January 2022. She has a background in admissions and recruitment, having worked at the Universities of Cambridge and Suffolk, as well as in the charity sector. Outside of work, Aemilia is passionate about all things equestrian and loves exploring the countryside on horseback. She also plays netball for a local team and spends lots of time with her family in the local village in which she grew up.

International Admissions Officer

Ms Louise Warner
+44 (0) 1473 326184

Louise administers the application and enrolment process for international students, providing support to overseas agents, parents and pupils. Louise joined RHS in 2017 having worked in education for many years. She is an experienced administrator with a focus on professionalism and efficiency.

Admissions Officer

Mrs Helen Scatola
+44 (0) 1473 326178

Helen joined the Admissions Team in March 2023 as an experienced communications professional. Helen's role is to ensure that each prospective family's admissions journey is as good as it can be, with a focus on personalised visits and event experiences. Helen is also a parent at RHS with experience of both prep and senior schools in the area.


Please fill out our enquiry form to find out more information about the school and to enable us to keep you informed of key stages of the admission process. 

Admissions Office

01473 326136

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