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The Staff


Mr Tolson- Headteacher

Mrs Thompson– Vice Principal

Mrs Langley– Assistant Head

Mrs Daniels– Executive Business Manager


Teaching Staff

Miss Smith Teacher- Nursery

Miss Middleton PPA cover
Mrs Kunz Nursery Nurse – Nursery, Miss S. Smith Teaching Assistant


Mrs Thompson EYFS LEAD, Miss Croft, Mrs Pitts Teachers – Reception
Miss Middleton- PPA Cover Mrs Howroyd- Nursery Nurse Mrs Edwards- Teaching Assistant, Mrs Sorge– Early Years Practitioner


Mrs H. Gibbons, Mrs Thompson (Acting Y1/2 Teacher) and Miss Greenwood  Teachers – Year One/Two
Mrs Riley– HLTA , Mrs Spiers, Miss Lawrenson, Mrs Hunter and Miss Miller–  Teaching Assistants, Mrs Sorge– Early Years Practitioner


Miss Petty, Mr Brownsell and Mr Wallis- Teachers – Year Three/Four

Mrs Sayer HLTA, Mrs Nash 1-1 and Miss Murphy 1-1.


Mrs Langley and Miss Rosenberg– Teachers- Year 5.
Miss Hetherington, Mrs Hunter, Miss Miller and Mrs Gibbons (Teaching Assistant)


Mrs Allingham and Mrs Parker- Teachers- Year 6
Mrs Guest HLTA, Mrs Oxley, Mrs Barker (Learning Mentor), Miss Hetherington Teaching Assistant


Miss Simpson, Mrs Harrison Oct’19 and Mrs Wootton Sept/Oct’19

Support Staff

Mrs Albentosa Attendance & Safeguarding Leader- DSL
Mr Smart Attendance & Safeguarding Deputy Leader
Mrs Louch Parental Involvement Worker and Learning Mentor

Mrs Oxley, Mrs Barker Learning Mentors

Mrs Harrison SENCO

Mr O’Brien Forest School and Sports/Lunchtime Leader

Miss Carter Administrator
Mrs Mungovin Business Support Officer


Mr Pounder– Site Manager

Mrs L. Bates Cleaner
Mrs B. Lynn Cleaner
Mrs K. Charlton Cleaner
J. O’Connor Catering Manager