Name and Qualifications

Full-Time Staff and Role

Mr D Hood BA (Joint Hons), PGCE


Mr J Salt BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep 6 Form Teacher

Miss Z Hemmingway BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep 5 Form Teacher

Mrs R Watkins BA (Hons) PGCE

Assistant Headteacher / RE Co-Ordinator / Prep 4 Form Teacher

Mrs A Parrish BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep 3 Form Teacher

Mrs J Clarke BSc, PGCE

PP2 Form Teacher 

Mrs S Dale BA (Hons) (Primary Education), Post Graduate National Award Special Educational Needs

PP1 Form Teacher / Individual Educational Needs Co-Ordinator - SEND

Mrs J Brown BEd (Hons) (Primary Education)

Early Years Foundation Stage Manager / Reception Form Teacher

Mrs A Taylor BTEC Dip NN, ADCE, BA (Hons)

Deputy Early Years Foundation Stage Manager

Mr D Ferris BA (Joint Hons) AILAM

P.E. and Games Co-Ordinator / Schools Compliance Officer

Miss S Kirk BA Hons in Education Level 6

Classroom Assistant / Individual Educational Needs Assistant / Breakfast Club

Miss V Kent Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 (Childcare Education)

Classroom Assistant / Joe's Club Playworker

Miss E Gerrard NVQ Level 4 (Childcare Education)

Classroom Assistant / Joe's Club Supervisor 

Mrs I Barlow Foundation Stage Degree (Early Years Childhood Studies)

Classroom Assistant / Joe's Club Playworker






Name and Qualifications

Support Staff Role

Mrs R Edwards


Mrs H Pickford

P.A. Headteacher / Clerk to Governing Body

Mrs J Rhead

 Volunteer Librarian

Mr G Venables

 Site Manager / Handyperson



Mrs P Devgon Level 3 (Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning)

 Breakfast Club Supervisor / Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss J Marshall

 Housekeeping / Lunchtime Assistant

 Ms C. Wilton


 Mr A. Roberts


Name and Qualifications

Visiting Staff Role

Mrs A Walker LGSM

Speech and Drama

Miss A Buxton

Ballet and Dance


Piano and Violin 










  • 30 May - 03 June

    Half Term - School Closed. School Re-Opens on Monday 6th June. Breakfast Club will run as usual from 7.30pm.

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  • 27 May

    School Closes today for half term. Joe's Club will run as usual until 6pm

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