Petrouchka Stafford


Director of UK Higher Education

As the former Vice Principal of a leading co-educational independent secondary day school in London and with over 18 years in this sector, Petrouchka has accumulated a wealth of experience in supporting hundreds of students achieve their academic aspirations. Over the years, Petrouchka has successfully worked with students from all nationalities to achieve offers from prestigious universities in the UK and Europe, including Oxbridge and the Russell Group universities. Able to relate to students in a remarkable way, she recognises each applicant as an individual and guides them to the next stage of their academic career with a depth of knowledge, and inspiring energy. Petrouchka’s innovative work introducing enrichment programs, UCAS weeks, and mental health school policies meant she and her team were rated in the highest category by ISI inspection teams. She has also written the A-Z of Exam Survival (Trotman, 2007), as well as essential school policies covering everything from mental health to guidelines & school rules.