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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

Tara Ristic

Head teacher 

Deputy Head teacher and Year 6 Teacher

Assistant Head and Year 3/4 Phase Leader

Lucy Mackowska

Geoff Bonner

Kay Richards

EAL Teacher

Music Specialist / Support Teacher

SENDCo / Support Teacher

Emma Hayward

Sorcha Kennedy Alexander

Remi Murray

Year 3 Teacher

Year 3 Teacher

Year 3 Teacher

Ciara Backshall

Jennie Crone

Alice Maynard

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Year 4 Teacher

Wendy Bonner

Rachel Habershon

Gemma Kitson

Isha Mehmet

Geoff Bonner

Year 5 Team Leader

Year 5 Teacher

Year 5 Teacher

Year 5 Teacher

Year 5 Teacher

Gemma Nosworthy

Megan Hill

May Slingsby

Steve Allkins

Year 6 Team Leader

Year 6 Teacher

Year 6 Teacher

Year 6 Teacher / PE Specialist Teacher

Becky Essex

Krista Fiscalini

Laura West

Head of Swan Centre

River Class Teacher

Otter Class Teacher

The Learning Support Team:

Robbie Ash, Debbie Branch, Kate Comer, Clare Day, Kathy Dent, Laura Grimond, Fiona Heath, Denise Hewell, Andy Ingram, 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, Buki Dauti, Robbie Ash, Ianta Archibald, Mary Clarke, Shemeka Clarke , Carmel Murray, Andy Ingram, Fiona Ritchie, Shamim Hussein, Pauline Russell and Lucy Mackowska.

The Admin Team:

Kevin Thorne

Janet Perkins

Kate O’Brien

Steve Wicks

Kate Shafi

Jo Whelan


School Business Manager

Receptionist and Clerical Support

Clerical Support


Special Needs Administrator

Parent Support Advisor

Catherine Rigby

On Maternity Leave