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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

Steve Allkins

Geoff Bonner

EAL Teacher

PE Specialist / Support Teacher

Acting SENDCo / Music Specialist

Tara Ristic

Emma Hayward

Sorcha Kennedy Alexander

Remi Murray

Assistant Head and Year 3/4 Phase Leader

Year 3 Teacher

Year 3 Teacher

Year 3 Teacher

Steve Allkins

Andy Naslund

Kay Richards

Michelle Wood

Rachel Habershon

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Wendy Bonner

Gemma Kitson

Laura Percival

Ciara Backshall

Year 5 Team Leader

Year 5 Teacher

Year 5 Teacher

School Direct Trainee

Gemma Nosworthy

Catherine Rigby

May Slingsby

Charlotte Hiett

Year 6 Team Leader

Year 6 Teacher

Year 6 Teacher

School Direct Trainee

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, Tina Hance, 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, Andrea Brown, Buki Dauti, Robbie Ash, Dexter Bentley, Mary Clarke, Shemeka Clarke, Sarah Branch, 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

Helen Duke

Isha Mehmet

Bea Jennings


On Maternity Leave