Macmillan House

Opened in 1994, Macmillan is named after Old Sexeian Douglas Macmillan, who also founded Macmillan Cancer Care. Our boarding girls and boys are supervised by the team below. You can follow Macmillan’s news on Twitter @SexeysBoarding.

Macmillan House Number: 01749 814138

Macmillan House Mobile:  07738 678025

Macmillan house email:

Meet the Houseparents

 Senior Houseparent: Miss Laura Turnbull 

Laura TurnbullMiss Turnbull joined as a Assistant House Parent in 2020. She attended Plymouth Marjon University where she studied Physical Education, but most recently completed her PGCE in primary teaching with Bath Spa University. Her passion is football and whilst at University she was club captain for two years, running the women’s team.

Laura enjoys making lots of memories and capturing them. She loves exploring walks and beaches with her cockapoo whilst listening to music. In addition to her boarding role at Sexey’s, she works within the SEND team in school.

Senior Houseparent: Sandra Lewis






Assistant Houseparent: Mr Henry Bull 

Mr BullHenry initially joined Sexey’s as a Graduate Boarding Assistant, and was promoted to Assistant Houseparent in 2020. He attended Cardiff Metropolitan University where he studied Sports Coaching. His passions include all types of sport, but most specifically rugby.

His role in the school is to support students in school and boarding and to be an ambassador for university study.

Graduate Boarding Assistant: Mr Oakley Boocock 

Mr Boocock has joined Sexey’s as a Graduate Boarding Assistant taking a placement year from studying at the University of Bath. He is keen to get his teaching qualifications so he can teach PE in secondary schools.

Mr Boocock’s passions are all sorts of sports, but mainly Football and Golf and he tries to play them as much as he can. His main duties at the school are helping out in the boarding house leading activities for the students and helping the PE department out during the school day.

Matron: Mrs Lisa Hole

Mrs Hole been at Sexey’s School for about 17 years, having worked in the kitchens and for the last 10 years or so in boarding. She has been matron for about 8 years and really enjoys the role.

Mrs Hole has seen many students enter in Year 7 and leave in year 13, sad to leave but ready to take on the world. She said ‘It is a privilege to be part of that and help students get ready for life outside Sexey’s’. Her hobbies include gardening, reading cycling and a little light running which  she started in lockdown.

Macmillan House Tutors: 

  • Mr Simon Roberts
  • Mr Mark Whitford Williams
  • Mr Paul Sainsbury