Southbank International School has a carefully selected team of admissions staff to assist you with every phase of the application process.
Ms Zoé Bergeal
Head of Admissions and Marketing
Zoé joined the admissions team in October 2015 after completing her MSc in Child Development from London’s own UCL. She has worked and studied in Denmark, Australia and the United States, where she received her BSc in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts. Zoé’s professional background is in programme management and admissions having previously worked in summer camps, after-school organizations and an IB World School. She was raised outside of New York City and grew up spending time in both the US and France.
English, Danish, French
Mr Matthew Craig
Matthew joined the admissions team in July 2015. Matthew was raised in Jamaica for a significant portion of his childhood until his family relocated to Europe, with short periods in Monaco and Spain before moving permanently to London. He went on to achieve a bachelor’s degree with honours in Marine Biology which gave him the opportunity to work as a trainee science teacher in the UK secondary system and pursue his passion for effective pedagogy and education. Since then Matthew has worked for a number of years as an advisor to international families and companies on schooling in the United Kingdom.
Ms Alexandra Pearce-Crump
Alexandra is the newest member of the Admissions Team having joined the admissions team in July 2017. Alexandra has a BA Honours Degree in Modern Languages from from the University of Birmingham and during her third year of study she lived and studied in France, Spain and Italy. After graduating she taught English in Spain and then went on to work and travel in Australia for a year. Prior to joining Southbank, Alexandra worked in international student recruitment, admissions and marketing at an international school in Cambridge.
English, Spanish, French, Italian
Ms Jennie Leighton
Senior Admissions and Marketing Officer
Jennie joined the Admissions Team at Southbank in January 2016. Jennie has a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies and a BA Joint Honours Degree in Sociology and Cultural Studies, both awarded by the University of Sussex. Prior to her employment at Southbank, Jennie worked at a media company in Brighton as a Digital Marketing Executive.
Ms Nikki Majekodunmi
Nikki has recently joined the admissions team in March 2018 after completing her MA in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity and BA Hons in History at the University of Essex. She has extensive experience in customer service, with a particular interest in the education sector. Nikki was raised in London, spending time regularly in Nigeria, France and Norway.