Head Teacher: Mrs Emma Essex

Deputy Head Teachers:  Mrs Kate Steel, Mrs Barbara Ross, Mrs Juliet Clark

SENDCo: Mrs Juliet Clark


Designated Safeguarding Leaders

Mrs Emma Essex

Mrs Juliet Clark

Mrs Jo Parr


Class Teachers

Year 6: Mr Joe Eggleston

Year 5: Mrs Barbara Ross & Mrs Kate Steel

Year 5/6: Mr Andrew Emsley

Year 4: Mrs Elizabeth Swannell

Year 3/4: Mrs Laura Huskinson and Mrs Katerina Taylor

Year 4: Miss Megan Barber

Year 1/2: Mr Joe Gellion

Year 1/2: Miss Laura May

Year 1: Mrs Marie Harris

Foundation 2: Mrs Katie Heathcote

Foundation 1: Mrs Juliet Clark

SENDCo: Mrs Juliet Clark

Child & Family Pastoral Support: Miss M Gillespie

Emotional well-being teacher: Miss Ruth Cumberland

PPA teachers: Mrs Rachel Eggleston

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, Meg Green, Sarah Willett, Filomena Walker

KS1 and KS2:

Abigail Day, Lindy Clayton, Laura Whittaker, James Ross, Julie Williams, Louise Salisbury, Michelle Rudkin, Jo Parr, Lisa Nicholson, Wendy Alenson, Zoe Blacknall, Michelle Farrell, Vicki Wood, Dale Waplington



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



Site Manager: Matt Ward


Governing Body Information

Chair of Governors: Mr David Maddison
To contact the Chair of Governors, please address an email for his attention to: 
Governor responsible for Safeguarding: Mr David Maddison

Committee Members
The school has full four full Governing Body meetings each year.

Our Governing Body membership:
Mr David Maddison – Chair of Governors/Safeguarding (appointed by GB/Board)
Mrs Emma Essex – Headteacher (ex-officio by virtue of office as HT)
Mrs Dawn Grabowski – Community governor (appointed by GB/Board)
Mr Joe Eggleston – Community governor (appointed by GB/Board)
Ms Deepa Vasudevan – Community governor (appointed by GB/Board)

Miss Lucy Foster – Parent governor (appointed by GB/Board)

Register of Business Interests:

October 2023: Mr Eggleston is a class teacher at the school
October 2023: Mr Eggleston – wife works in school

Governor Documents

Information regarding terms of office for governing body members for 2023-2024 can be found below.

NameGovernor typeTerm fromTerm to
Joe EgglestonCommunity31/08/202330/08/2027
Emma EssexHeadteacher01/09/19n/a
Dawn GrabowskiCommunity28/02/202227/02/2026
David MaddisonCommunity01/12/202031/11/2024
Deepa VasudevanCommunity27/06/202326/06/2027
Lucy FosterParent03/10/202302/10/2027
Louise SalisburyCommunity21/03/202120/03/2025Resigned 2nd February 2023
Andrew HoltCommunity22/01/201921/01/2023Resigned 12th January 2023