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: Carla King
Year 3: Paul Raven and Rachel Eggleston
Year 2: Kath Kilburn
Year 1: Bhavini Shukla
Foundation 2/Year 1: Marie Harris
Foundation 2: Katie Rye
Foundation 1: Juliet Clark
SENCo and 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, Laura Whittaker, Debi Henshaw, Gaza Asgari and Filomena Walker.
Year 1 & 2: Mandy Humphrey, Tina North, Abigail Day and Marie Carter
Year 3: Julie Williams
Year 4: Cheryl White and Jo Parr.
Year 5: Lisa Nicholson and Julie Goodhead
Year 6: Wendy Alenson and Melanie Widgery.
Nurture Unit/KS1 : Michelle Rudkin
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: 29/11/20
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
Kathryn Keetly Term of Office Start Date: 22/01/2014 End date: 21/01/2018
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
Cllr Paling has links to Gedling Sports Partnership in her role as councillor.