Beeches is the original Founders House, built for Six Twos, in 1983. 

Beeches Team


Dr Ann Befroy is the Housemistress of Beeches. She joined Benenden in September of 2015 to take on a Head of Faculty role as Head of Modern Languages. Ann continues to serve in this role and also act as the Head of Spanish. Prior to teaching at Benenden Ann taught at Miss Porter’s School in the USA.  Ann and her husband, Doug, live on site with their three children, Matthew, Timothy and Eleanor.

House Team

The Deputy Housemistress is Miss Aisha Dudhia.​

Our wise and wonderful Matrons, whom we share with Elms,  Mrs Carol Battson, Day Matron and the Resident Matron, Miss Brown. We are also blessed with a superb domestic team. Our Sunday Evening Matron is Mrs Hayley Eggleshaw.