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Elthamians Office

The Elthamians Office supports the development of the school and engages with the Old Elthamians community.  The community includes former pupils, parents and staff, governors, current parents and staff, along with friends and supporters of the school.

As a member of the Old Elthamians community you may wish to reconnect with old classmates, attend a school or OE event, support Eltham College or simply remain in touch.  We aim to facilitate all of these and many more either via this website or by calling us in the Elthamians Office 020 8851 9840 or send us an email elthamians@eltham-college.org.uk

Simon McGrahan - Development Director

Simon joined Eltham College in 1986 as Head of Physics. Since then he has worn a number of different hats - Master in charge of Moffat, Head of Science, Curriculum Coordinator and Director of Studies. In 2006 Simon handed them all in and moved to the Elthamians Office where he divides his time between the Old Elthamian networking and fundraising sides of the job.

Simon can be contacted via sjm@eltham-college.org.uk or 0208 851 9840



Mark Stickings - Archivist

Mark is the school Archivist and is responsible for the new school history book Our Century. A full-time German teacher at Eltham College between 1981-90 and Governor 1994-98, Mark returned to the school in 2005.

Mark can be contacted via mws@eltham-college.org.uk or 0208 857 1455 - Tuesday and Thursday 8am to 4pm.



Penny Waterson - Development Co-ordinator

Penny is a former parent and has been on the staff at Eltham College since 1992. She started as the Appeal Secretary for the 150th Anniversary Appeal raising funds for the Eric Liddell Sports Centre, was Common Room Secretary for some years and then moved to the Elthamians Office in 2004 tasked with managing the database.

Penny can be contacted via pw@eltham-college.org.uk or 0208 851 9840 - Monday to Wednesday 8.30am to 4.30pm.



Alex Zdunek - Development Officer

Alex works with the team as the Development Officer. Her role within the Elthamians Office has expanded considerably since joining Eltham College and many OEs will soon start to see Alex out and about at events or will speak with her on the phone or via email when she deals with event bookings and general enquires via the website and Elthamians email.  Alex gained a Degree in European Theatre Arts (Hons) in 2012 and is currently studying part-time for a Masters in English.

Alex can be contacted via aaz@eltham-college.org.uk or 0208 851 9840


Louise Badelow - Careers Engagement

Louise has recently joined Eltham College as of Head of Careers, and will also support the Elthamians Team in organising OE events which support our career learning programme for current students. Louise is keen to develop further links with OEs, so please get in touch if this is something you are able to support.

Louise can be contacted via lob@eltham-college.org.uk or 0208 851 9840



Joe White - Alumni Communications Assistant

Joe (2016) has recently returned to Eltham College as a member of the Elthamians team. As well as researching and writing news articles about his fellow OEs, Joe also keeps the Elthamians website up to date and works as the in-house designer for the Marketing department. If you would like to contribute to the next issue of Plane Talking or the Elthamians website, or you'd just like to say hello, Joe would be happy to hear from you.

Joe can be contacted via jpw@eltham-college.org.uk