I can safely say I made an excellent choice of school. … The classroom is always changing due to topics eg. Garden centre, space station and now a beach, this keeps my son motivated to learn. I feel the success of the school has been down to the hard work and dedication of all staff.
— Reception parent

Teaching Staff

Ros Farrell - Head Teacher

Ros Farrell - Head Teacher

Emma Garnett - Deputy Head - Teacher and Learning Lead

Emma Garnett - Deputy Head - Teacher and Learning Lead

Kirsty Damsell - Reception Teacher

Kirsty Damsell - Reception Teacher

Nicole Desousa - Year One Teacher

Nicole Desousa - Year One Teacher

Hannah Gully - Year 2 Teacher

Hannah Gully - Year 2 Teacher

Michelle McCarthy - Year One Teacher, Early Years Lead and Family Support

Michelle McCarthy - Year One Teacher, Early Years Lead and Family Support

Laura Clarke - SENCO

Laura Clarke - SENCO

Tina Walsh - Year 2 Teacher 

Tina Walsh - Year 2 Teacher 

Class Assistants

Jenny Fudge

Jenny Fudge

Emily Baskerville

Emily Baskerville

Yasmin Ali

Yasmin Ali

Shaun Semmens

Shaun Semmens

Lindsay Monk

Lindsay Monk

Tasha Sealy

Tasha Sealy

Jacqui Smith

Jacqui Smith

Administration Staff 

Academy Business Manager - Vacancy

Cameron Love - Administration Officer

Cameron Love - Administration Officer

Catering Staff

Toru Yanada - Head Chef

Toru Yanada - Head Chef

 

Site Management

Cleaning Supervisor -  vacancy            Cleaners:   Zainab Durie    and   Tracey Clarke

Dinner Staff:    Koos Moos, Zainab Durie and Mark Woodcock

After School Club:  Teaching Assis

Governance

The Educate Together Academy Trust oversee the functions of the school

Details of the Trust can be found on the main ETAT website here

Board Members business and financial can be found here

Academy Council

The prime directive of the ADC is the development of the most positive relationship between the parents, staff and wider community to enhance the learning environment of the children in the school.

The Academy Council meets regularly to focus on the following priorities:

  • The Development of the School Plan
  • Community and parental awareness of the ADC and raising the awareness both our Educate Together ethos among parents/community
  • Attendance and punctuality
  • Approach to SATs, Ofsted and other testing/inspection events in conjunction with the ethos
  • Staff well-being

 

Jenny Grinsted, Trust Nominee and Chair              Lindsay Monk, Staff Nominee                       Kirsty Damsell, Teacher Nominee                  Ros Farrell, Headteacher

Frances Taylor, Parent Nominee                 Dr Shelley McKeown Jones, Trust Nominee              Addullahi Ahmel, Parent Nominee           Aisha Thomas, Community Nominee

Amy Harrison   Academy Board link              Vacancy Community member

To read our meeting minutes please click on the links below:

January 2017 Minutes

November 2016 Meeting Minutes

September 2016 Meeting Minutes

June 2016 Meeting Minutes

May 2016 Meeting Minutes

November 2015 Meeting Minutes

September 2015 Meeting Minutes

The Academy Development Council elections will be held annually in February until the school has filled all 7 year groups, then will move to three yearly posts. If you would like further information please click here.

The ADC Nominations letter can also be found here so please fill it out if you would like to be a part of it.