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School Staff



Name & PositionResponsibilities

     Jo Hudson 

Child Protection – Safeguarding Lead
Health & Safety
Assessment & Tracking
Learning & Teaching


   Kathryn Cousins

     Assistant Head

Year 1 & 2 Class Teacher

Safeguarding – DSL
English & Phonics

      Sarah Cole

Reception Class Teacher

Early Years Lead

Physical Education/ Sports Champion

Outdoor learning co-ordinator

     Ben Spinks 

Year 3 & 4 Teacher

Pupil Premium Champion

Science & Maths Lead
Computing/ E-safety/ social media

  Vanessa Chapman

 Teaching Assistant


    Nicki Cooper

Higher-Level Teaching Assistant

Safeguarding -  Deputy DSL
Admin Officer

Clerk to Governors
Welfare Officer


Chloe Gray

Teaching Assistant

      Sam Mitchell

Childcare Assistant

      Selina White

Finance Officer

    Marie Dunning

 Office Manager

Katie Barry

Admin Assistant

   Karen Bowler 

Kitchen Assistant

 Rachael Clemas

Kitchen Assistant

      Tina Young

Breakfast and After School Club

Alan McKenzie