Meet our staff/governors


Head Teacher: Emma Essex

Deputy Head Teachers: Kate Steel & Barbara Ross

Assistant Head Teacher: Juliet Clark

Class Teachers
Year 6: Joe Eggleston
Year 5: Barbara Ross & Kate Steel
Year 4: Laura Wheeldon 

Year 3/4 Andrew Emsley

Year 3: Paul Raven and Carla King

Year 2: Kath Kilburn
Year 1/2: Bhavini Shukla/Miss May

Year 1: Mrs Harris
Foundation 2: Katie Heathcote
Foundation 1: Juliet Clark


SENDCo: Claire Horn

Emotional well-being teacher: Ruth Cumberland

Teaching Assistants
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, Jennifer Bailey and Meg Green

KS1 and KS2: 

Mandy Humphrey, Tina North, Abigail Day, Marie Carter, Laura Whittaker,  Emma O'Reilly, Filomena Walker, Julie Williams, Louise Salisbury, Michelle Rudkin, Jo Parr, Lisa Nicholson, Julie Goodhead, Wendy Alenson, Melanie Widgery, Zoe Blacknall and Michelle Farrell.

Office Manager: Hayley Martin
Clerical asst: Julie Bridges
Clerical asst: Miriam Wong

Site Manager: Matt Ward 
Caretaker:Phil Atkin


Governorning Body Information 

Committee Members
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:
Emma Essex Head Teacher and three 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
Marje Paling is a local councillor, and is also a governor at another school
John Parr is a local councillor
Louise Salisbury works as a TA at the school