Dancy Housemistress

Kay Kiggell

Kay joined Marlborough College in 2003, a year after her husband, Tom. She had previously taught at Haileybury College in Hertfordshire and at Downe House in Berkshire. In both schools, she was Deputy Housemistress and Acting Housemistress in girls’ boarding houses to cover maternity leave. She has an MA in Modern Languages from Somerville College, Oxford University, and completed a PGCE at Homerton College, Cambridge University.

She currently teaches German, Italian and French. She moved into Morris House as RHT in 2015, having been a tutor there for 12 years. She plays an important role in the College’s Outreach programme and is an Advisor within the Guidance Department.

Kay and Tom have two children. The family enjoys travelling, walking and playing lots of sport together. Kay enjoys swimming, horse riding, yoga, dance, knitting, tennis, reading, theatre, the countryside and modern architecture.