Harry Hastings BA (Hons), MEd (Oxon)

Headmaster of Ardingly College Prep School

Harry Hastings joined Ardingly College Prep School in January 2018. He was previously Head of Brighton College Prep School. He has taught at both boarding and day schools, including the Dragon School in Oxford and Cumnor House. Harry is married to Kate, a consultant anaesthetist at Brighton Hospital, and they have three children Lizzie, Barney and Rex.

Amy Todd

Children and Youth Worker

Amy Todd completed theological studies at the NLTC Bible College. Shortly after, she met and married her husband Richard, spending the next 10 years travelling around the globe from the Falklands to Germany and beyond. She then ventured into the fashion industry until the arrival of her children, when she decided it was time for a change. Now working for the Church of England as a Children and Youth Worker, Amy spends a huge amount of time working alongside schools and churches, co-ordinating and delivering a number of school clubs, holiday camps and Sunday schools. Amy has most recently been asked to support the RP curriculum and mentor students, all of which she is hugely passionate about.

Sanira Emon, BA, MA, PGCE

Project Manager & Printmaker

Sanira studied BA (Hons) English Literature at Goldsmiths College, as well as MA Creative Writing at the University of Manchester. She later worked as a Primary School Teacher and now works in Exams & Qualifications. In her spare time she does printmaking and illustration to help educational and community projects. In 2021, she started the Thought Press Project, leading 100 UK printmakers to sell artwork around a central theme and raise funds for Heart Felt Tips and Mind Charity.

Dom Floyd BA (Hons)

Head of Mount Kelly Prep

Dom Floyd joined Mount Kelly Prep as Head in September 2016. He was Head before at Ashdown House and taught previously in boarding and day prep schools such as Hazlegrove, Westminster Under and Cothill House. Having grown up in the Prep school world, he is passionate about children fulfilling their potential but fundamentally finding the confidence to develop into well rounded individuals. Married to Maria, a well established painter, he has three children, one dog, two cats and three chickens and has become wedded to the west country and the rugged coast of North Cornwall!

Alia Bokhary, LLB Hons, LLM

London Ambassador for Heart Felt Tips

Alia is from Hong Kong and now lives in London with her husband Chris, their two children and dog, Nutmeg. She obtained her LLB (Hons) at the London School of Economics and Political Science and practised as a commercial property solicitor in London before having children. She was also a volunteer at Reprieve, which defends marginalised people who are facing human rights abuses. Alia volunteers for a number of charities, particularly those which help children fulfil their potential. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis and loves exploring London, finding fun and interesting activities for her family.

Susie West


Susie lives in the Oxford area and has a love of children and animals. She started her working life with her own catering company in London, gradually moving into agency work, putting clients and cooks together and most recently working with portrait artists as an agent between client and artist. After having her own children, she became passionate about helping less fortunate children with a particular interest in helping them find their strengths. Now volunteering for Heart Felt Tips, she liaises between schools and charities to get as many pencil cases filled as possible, using her social media skills to spread the word throughout the UK.