Russell HouseRussell House

An Independent Co-educational Preparatory School for Children aged 2-11

  • Russell House School, Station Road, Otford, Sevenoaks, TN14 5QU
  • Telephone: 01959 522352


Russell House

Important Notice



The governors have a duty to oversee the overall running of the school and to ensure its continued success. Governors meet a minimum of once a term and on other ad-hoc occasions. They are selected to provide a broad base of educational, business and professional expertise.

The Governors can be contacted through the school. Please mark correspondence ‘For the attention of the Chairman of The Governors’, email:


Chair: Dr Yvonne Lindsay

Yvonne Lindsay became closely involved at Russell House in 2006 as the representative of the Proprietor. She worked as the school bursar for four years before returning to her medical life Following a career as a local GP, she now works as a Specialty Doctor at our local hospice. 

Andrew Lindsay

Andrew Lindsay first became involved in Russell House in 1985 when he volunteered to run a crystal growing course for the school's Activity Week while at University! Since then his three daughters have passed through the school and he has been involved with the financial affairs of the school since 2009. Andrew has an MBA and has worked in the City since 1992 in a range of analytical and investment roles.

Jackie Imas

Jackie Imas, who is also a member of the Lindsay family, has spent more than 25 years working in marketing communications and is director of Scintec Communications, which focuses on communications for science and technology companies. She has been involved with Russell House since 2000 and she is active within school through her work with the website, school magazine and general marketing activities.

Jim Grant (Governor Advisor)

Jim Grant is a Middle School Head at Sevenoaks School. He joined Sevenoaks in 2000 as Director of Drama and has been teaching English and Drama for more than 30 years. He graduated from Bristol University with a BA in English, which he followed with a PGCE.


Jeremy Walker (Governor Advisor)

Jeremy Walker is the Principal of King's School, Rochester. He was educated at Sherborne School in Dorset and Worcester College, Oxford. He holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from the Institute of Education, UCL. Previously he was Headmaster of Berkhamsted Sixth, Hertfordshire, and before that he was a Housemaster and Head of RS and Theory of Knowledge (IB) at Ardingly College, West Sussex. He represents the South East on the HMC/GSA University Committee.

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