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Leadership Team

Headteacher - Sarah Folkard
Deputy Headteacher - Jack Dixon

Assistant Headteacher & Inclusion Lead (SENCo) - Kelly Rae

Assistant Headteacher - Laura Dolan

School Business Manager - Mandy Britnell



Sophie Brittin


English Lead:

Karen Hovey


Maths Lead:

Mary Olufiade


Science Leads:

Jethro Cotton

Angela Ewing-Brock


Teaching Staff

Head of Year 6 - Chloe Leung
Mary Olufiade - Jaguar
Karen Hovey - Meerkat
Chloe Leung - Dolphin
Jethro Cotton - Rhino

Head of Year 5 - Rebecca Godden
Rebecca Godden - Owl
Jemma Jones - Heron              
Arthe Sivakumar - Swift
Tanya Pawsey (Tuesday-Friday), Sharon Tsang (Monday) - Kingfisher

Head of Year 4 - Kate Doyle

Sagarika Charavarti- Velociraptor 
Tracy Barter - Triceratops
Kate Doyle - Stegosaurus

Head of Year 3 - Harrison White
Laura Ward - Chameleon             
Grace Connolly - Gecko
Harrison White - Iguana

Yvonne Pearce - Crocodile

Head of Year 2 - Nikki Raine 
Lauren Barker (Mon-Weds), Angela Ewing-Brock (Weds-Fri) - Toad
Victoria Heath - Salamander
Charlotte Brazier - Newt

Nikki Raine - Frog


Head of Year 1 - Kate Henderson
Tariro Chineka (Mon-Thurs) - Starfish 
Kate Henderson - Shark

Charlotte Hughes - Seahorse


Head of EYFS - Louise Townend
Louise Townend - Oak
Claire Bourne - Chestnut 

Darryl Lucas - Elm


Maternity leave - Sairah Zahid


Support Staff

Year 6 - Sharon Jackson, Emma Thomas

Year 5 - Gina Noons, Linda Stewart

Year 4 - Claire Clayton, Hannah Ellis, Linda Reid (Tues-Fri)

Year 3 - Jakki Head, Eve Child, Keri Hawes, Siobhan Chennells, Nic Stratton, Fee Christison

Year 2 - Emma Taylor, Anita Robinson, Jenna Mauger, Tessa Ash


Year 1 - Clare Montgomery, Morgan Page, Tasha Brannen

EYFS - Roxanne Smith, Lisa Revitt, Nikki Goodman


Acorn - Gayna Deacon, Rhian Canham, Nicola Drummond, Abi Day

Higher Level Teaching Assistants:

Joy Rose-Stanley

Julie Nunn

Sharon Tsang


Sports Coaches - Gavin Clark, Luke Pilley, Lauryn Worrell

IT Support 5th Utility - Kevin Core, Mike Toon


SENCo - Sophie Britton (Mon-Thurs)


Speech and Language TA - Clare Dalton

Bursar - Louise Bradbury

Business support/Pupils - Nikki Marshall

Business Support Administrators - Laura Dillon, Danielle Soper 

Site Supervisor - Dan Welford


Caretaker - Den Reid
Midday Assistants - Laura Britton, Janie Jones, Selina Myhill, Leah Tomlinson, Catarina Vaz, Debbie Ellison, Amy-Eloise Clare, Kelly Mason, Lisa Jones.