Meet The team

Leadership Team

Executive Head
Yateen Bhoola (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
Head of School
Angela Kerr (Designated Safeguarding Lead)
Deputy Head
Diane Raftery
Assistant Head
Lisa Smith
School Business Manager (HR & Health and Safety)
Marion Chimenes
School Business Manager (Finance)
Lucy Henderson


Class Teachers

Mrs Shelly Newby
Ms. Amie Barber, Ms. Victoria Birkett
Year 1
Mrs. Amy Wilson, Mrs. Joanne Roa-Thompson
Year 2
Ms. Harjot Bains, Mr. William Parkinson
Year 3
Ms. Sophie Jonathon
Year 4
Ms. Elizbeth Kimpton, Mr. Richard Balding
Year 5
Mrs Rebekah Burgin
Year 6
Ms. Lisa Smith
Support Staff
Learning Mentor
Mrs Kim Willis


Teaching Assistance
Mrs Joanne Powell, Mrs Karis Rina Mamani De Taylor , Ms. Leanne Dutton, Ms. Sarah Fildes, Mrs Amy Noble
Breakfast Club &  Midday Assistants
Mrs Amy Noble, Mrs Kirsty Jones, Trudy Wilson
Office Manager
Mrs Natasha Houghton
Office Assistant
Mrs Linda Massey
Catering Manager
Mrs Sarah Mcgregor
Catering Supervisor
Mrs Rebecca Pearson
Catering Assistantt
Trudy Wilson
Site Service Manager
Mr. Paul Hanlon




Tel: 01785333400



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