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Meet Our Staff

Our hard working staff is dedicated to meeting the needs of all the children in our care. We are committed to making learning enjoyable and meaningful.

Ruth Woods

Gill Coulton

Head teacher 

Deputy Head teacher and Year 6 Teacher

Lucy Mackowska

Geoff Bonner

Kay Richards

EAL Teacher

Music Specialist / Support Teacher

SENDCo / Support Teacher

Tara Ristic

Emma Hayward

Sorcha Kennedy Alexander

Remi Murray

Lucy Harris

Assistant Head and Year 3/4 Phase Leader

Year 3 Teacher

Year 3 Teacher

Year 3 Teacher

School Direct Trainee

Tara Ristic

Andy Naslund

Charlotte Hiett

Jennie Crone

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Wendy Bonner

Jess Neil

Laura West

Ciara Backshall

Year 5 Team Leader

Year 5 Teacher

Year 5 Teacher

School Direct Trainee

Bea Jennings

Catherine Rigby

May Slingsby

Steve Allkins

Year 6 Teacher

Year 6 Teacher

Year 6 Teacher

Year 6 Teacher / PE Specialist Teacher

Becky Essex

Krista Fiscalini

Head of Swan Centre

Otter Class Teacher

The Learning Support Team:

Robbie Ash, Jabeda Begum, Debbie Branch, Kate Comer, Clare Day, Kathy Dent, Laura Grimond, Fiona Heath, Denise Hewell, Helen Jones, Lucy Mackowska, Lucia Renyolds, Pauline Russell, Seniet Tesfay, Neil Vandenbegin, Maria Wade, Jacqui Weir, Jo Whelan, Sheila Wigley and Sally Wilkes.

The Cygnet Club Team:

Maria Alleyne, Denise Hewell, Buki Dauti, Robbie Ash, Dexter Green, Mary Clarke, Shemeka Clarke , Carmel Murray, Fiona Ritchie, Shamim Hussein, Pauline Russell and Lucy Mackowska.

The Admin Team:

Kevin Thorne

Janet Perkins

Kate O’Brien

Alan Branch

Steve Wicks

Kate Shafi

Jo Whelan


School Business Manager

Receptionist and Clerical Support

Clerical Support

IT Support


Special Needs Administrator

Parent Support Advisor

Isha Mehmet

Gemma Kitson

Gemma Nosworthy

On Maternity Leave