Meet our staff/governors
Head Teacher: Susan Laplanche
Deputy Head Teachers: Kate Steel & Barbara Ross
Assistant Head Teacher: Juliet Clarke
Year 6: Joe Eggleston
Year 5: Barbara Ross & Kate Steel
Year 4: Kevin Briffet and Alice Elsmore
Year 3: Paul Raven and Paula Bird
Year 2:Andrew Emsley
Year 1/2: Kath Kilburn
Year 1: Bhavini Shukla
Foundation 2: Marie Harris
Foundation 2: Katie Rye
Foundation 1: Juliet Clark
SENDCo: Claire Horn
Emotional well-being teacher: Ruth Cumberland
We have a number of teaching assistants who support specific year groups as well as offering extra targeted support across the school.
Foundation Stage: Andy Steele, Rachel Ilett, Julie Marshall, Gaza Asgari, Tracy Findlay
Mandy Humphrey, Tina North, Abigail Day, Marie Carter, Laura Whittaker, Debi Henshaw, Emma O'Reilly, Filomena Walker, Julie Williams and Louise Salisbury.
Nurture Unit/KS1 : Michelle Rudkin
Year 4: Jo Parr, Lisa Nicholson, Julie Goodhead, Wendy Alenson, Melanie Widgery, Zoe Blacknall and Michelle Farrell.
Office Manager: Hayley Martin
Clerical asst: Julie Bridges
Clerical suppport : Miriam Wong
Site Manager: Nigel Sharpe
Caretaker: Mick Lord (Fridays)
We have a very supportive school Governing Body. If you wish to contact a member of the Governing Body you can do so by leaving a message for them at the school office.
Chair of Governors: Barry Bexton
Vice Chair of Governors: Julie Molde
Local Authority Governors:
Councillor John Parr Term of Office Start Date: 07/04/2015 End date: 06/04/2019
Barry Bexton Term of Office Start Date: 07/04/2015 End date: 06/04/2019
Julie Molde Term of Office Start Date: 30/11/2016 End date: 29/11/2020
Cllr Marje Paling Term of Office Start Date:31/08/2015 End date: 30/08/2019
Joe Eggleston Term of Office Start Date:31/08/2015 End date: 30/08/2019
Andrew Holt Term of Office Start Date: 10/10/2014 End date: 09/10/2018
Julie Molde Term of Office Start Date: 23/01/2013 End date: 22/01/2017
Andrea Pragnell Term of Office Start Date: 14/12/2016 End date: 13/12/2020
Louise Salisbury Term of Office Start Date: 21/03/17 End date: 20/03/2021
Dawn Grabowskie Term of office Start date: 21/03/18 End date: 22/03/2022
Susan Laplanche: Head Teacher Term of Office Start Date: 01/01/2009
Lisa Nicholson: Teaching Assistant Term of Office Start Date: 07/06/2014 End date: 06/06/2018
The school has full two Full Governing Body meetings a term, one Strategic Development focused and the other Business and Finance orientated. All governors are members of both.
There is a separate committee convened when necessary to discuss pupil, pay or personnel matters. This consists of:
Susan Laplanche Head Teacher and four non staff governors, one of whom must be the Chair or Vice Chair of Governors.
Register of Business Interests:
Mr Eggleston - wife works in school