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From Little Acorns Grow Mighty Oaks

Meet the staff

Come and meet the staff and governors at our school!

Senior Leadership Team

Head Teacher: Mrs Dodds

Deputy Head: Mrs Mitchinson

Assistant Heads: Mrs Thurston

Lead Practitioners: Mrs Secker (EYFS), Mrs Hunter (KS1), Mrs Baggley (Lower KS2) and Miss Bryan (Upper KS2)



Learning Support Assistant


Mrs Power

Mrs Partridge

Mrs Bull, Miss Brough, Miss Gallacher, Miss Flint and Miss Charles

Reception (RJ)

Miss Johnson

Mrs Shakespeare

Reception (RR)

Ms Edgington / Mrs Reeves

Mrs Parry

Year 1 (1S)

Mrs Smith

Miss Parry

Year 1 (1LG)

Mrs Lilwall and Mrs Gough

Ms Rafiq

Year 2 (2H)

Mrs Hunter

Ms Bird

Year 2 (2S)

Mrs Symington

Miss Hillis and Mrs Ryan

Year 3 (3B)

Mrs Best

Mrs Moore / Miss Hill

Year 3 (3V)

Miss Venner

Year 4 (4P)

Mrs Padley

Mrs Bingham

Year 4 (4M)

Miss McDonald

Year 5 (5B)

Mrs Buggins & Miss Batchelor

Miss Williams-Black

Year 5 (5S)

Miss Saidler

Year 6 (6K)

Miss Khatun 

Ms Ryder

Year 6 (6R)

Mr Rose / Ms Calloway

PPA Teachers

Mr Griffiths & Mr Moore

Intervention Team


Mrs Thurston (SENCO and AHT), Mrs Mitchinson (DHT), Mrs Rose (LSA) and Mrs Bingham

Pastoral Team



Pastoral Manager: Michelle Gardner (DSL)

Family Support Worker: Julie Heal

Sports Coach: Ben Moore

Office Staff



Business Manager: Mary Cummins

Administrators: Jenny Blackwood and Iyesha Pringle

Clerical Assistants: Sharon Haynes and Sarah Matthews



Catering Supervisor: Zoe Holland

Kelly Barr, Miriam Adams, Lynne Steele, Dimple Kaur, Sharon 



Building Services Manager: Jim Kozakiewicz

Senior Cleaner: Tracy Black









Chair Person: Catherine Griffiths (co-opted)

Vice Chair: Mark Newton (co-opted)

Parent Governors: Gemma O'Neill, Julie Meakin

Staff Governor: Julie Secker

LA Governors: Angela King

Co-opted Governors: Michelle Calloway, Adam Hickman, Adele Kershaw, Janet Weston

Clerk: Mary Cummins