Our Team


The Development Department is dedicated to supporting the work of The Calne Foundation Trust and The Calne Girls’ Association. If you wish to make a donation or you have any enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Cari Depla

Cari Depla
Director of Development

Cari manages the Development Department, which encompasses fundraising, marketing and communications, events and alumnae relations. A member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team, she joined St Mary’s in 2005 and continues to oversee the Admissions Department. She has four children who all attended St Margaret’s Preparatory School and her daughters went on to join St Mary’s Calne. Cari oversees the activities of the Calne Girls’ Association and is CEO of The Calne Foundation Trust. Cari’s role is to foster, in all those who care about St Mary’s and St Margaret’s, a life-long interest in sustaining its principles and securing its future.

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Arabella Unwin
Alumnae Relations Manager

Arabella is a former pupil of St Mary's Calne, and joined the staff of St Mary's in February 2011 as a member of the Development team.  She is responsible for co-ordinating the alumnae programme and works closely with the Calne Girls' Association. Her role includes providing the CGA with support in arranging reunions and events, and communicating with former staff and parents to ensure contact is maintained within the whole St Mary's community.

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Caroline Wrench
Development and Events Co-ordinator

Caroline provides development and event support for the Development Department which works for both St Mary's & St Margaret's schools. She has extensive experience in Client Services and Donor Development. Her main role is in planning and managing fundraising events, working with existing and new commercial contacts and sponsors as well developing partnerships with corporate and charitable Trusts for future involvement. In addition, Caroline produces The LilyPad and manages advertiser and sponsor relationships.

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Sophie Norris

Sophie Norris
Development and Marketing Assistant

Sophie provides administrative support for the Development Department, assisting with maintenance of the online community, social networks and our database. In addition, Sophie helps produce The LilyPad and provides support with communications and events.

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