Our team

Meet our team

Senior Leadership Team

Jayne Kennedy: Executive Headteacher LINK Leaning Trust

Mrs J Holden: Head of School / Designated Safeguarding Lead / Mental Health Lead / Assessment
Mrs B Owen: Deputy Headteacher  / English Lead (Writing) / PSHCE / Rights Respecting / Assessment / Attendance / PTA Link / ECT lead
Ms. H. Ikin-Tomkinson: SENDCo / Mental Health First Aider


Teaching Staff

Mrs C Sherriff: Nursery Teacher – Early Years Maths / Early years Outdoor Learning
Miss C Bergin: Reception Teacher (Class RCB) (4days) – Early Years Writing
Mrs E Williams: Reception Teacher (Class RCB) (1 day) – History / Geography / ECT Mentor
Mrs L Conlon: Assistant Head – EYFS and Reception Teacher (Class RLC) – English Team (phonics and reading)
Mrs A Smith: Year 1 Teacher (Class 1AS)
Mrs S Kay: Assistant Head – KS1 and Year 1 Teacher (Class 1SK) – English Team (phonics and reading)
Miss E Kaye: Year 2 Teacher (Class 2EK)
Mrs S Dudgeon: Year 2 Teacher (Class 2SD) – Science
Mrs M Connaughton: Year 3 Teacher (Class 3MC) – Computing / Eco / Outdoor Learning
Ms S Braddock: Year 3 Teacher (Class 3SB)
Ms S Faulder: Assistant Head – LKS2 and Year 4 Teacher (Class 4SF) – Art / History / Geography
Mr C Sumner: Year 4 Teacher (Class 4CS) – Music
Mr L Quibell: Year 5 Teacher (Class 5LQ) – PE Team
Mrs E Deer: Assistant Head – UKS2 and Year 5 Teacher (Class 5ED) – RE / DT
Miss A Taylor: Year 6 Teacher (Class 6AT) – English Team (reading)
Mr M Shurlock: Year 6 Teacher (Class 6MS) – PE / Maths
Mrs D Warrington: French Teacher / PPA Cover


Support Staff

Ms A Makings: EYFS Teaching Assistant
Ms A Wainwright: LKS2 Teaching Assistant
Ms A Wood: EYFS Teaching Assistant
Ms H Allen: KS1 Teaching Assistant / TA Lead KS1
Mrs C Poizer: KS1 Teaching Assistant
Ms J Jones: EYFS Teaching Assistant / TA Lead EYFS
Mr P Marsh: UKS2 Teaching Assistant
Miss A Krell: LKS2 Teaching Assistant
Ms H Elderfield: UKS2 Teaching Assistant / TA Lead UKS2
Mrs S Pereira: UKS2 Teaching Assistant
Ms J Fowler: UKS2 Teaching Assistant

Office Staff

Mrs K Lord: Business Support Officer
Miss K Holness: Office Manager
Mrs A Flanagan: Assistant Business Support Officer
Mrs J Asher: Receptionist / Administrator


Kitchen and Lunchtime Staff

Mrs K Trotter: Catering Assistant
Mrs C Wilkinson: Catering Assistant
Ms A Jennings: Catering Assistant
Ms G Nesbitt: Lunch Time Organiser Supervisor
Mrs Z Baber: Lunch Time Organiser
Ms V Coffey: Lunch Time Organiser
Mrs Z Shafiq: Lunch Time Organiser
Mr P Hughes – Lunch Time Organiser
Miss J Quinn: Lunch Time Organiser / Cleaner
Ms S Walsh: Lunch Time Organiser
Mrs K Kaur: Lunch Time Organiser
Miss L Thomason: Lunch Time Organiser / Catering Assistant
Miss J Dawson: Lunch Time Organiser

Dolphins Before and After School Club

In addition to the Play Leader and Safeguarding Officer, the following staff work at our breakfast and after school club:

Kim Trotter: Play Worker
Carol Wilkinson: Play Worker
Gillian Nesbitt: Play Worker
Svetlana Walsh: Play Worker
Vanessa Coffey: Play Worker
Lynette Thomason: Play Worker
Ally Krell: Play Worker
Jannette Jones: Play Worker


Academy Council

Jen Barker (Chair): Parent Governor
Kelly Gore: Parent Governor
James Leach: Parent Governor
Colin MacFarlane: Parent Governor
Larry Wilson: Appointed Governor
Jen Holden: Staff Governor
Matthew Shurlock : Staff Governor
Bethan Owen: Staff Governor

"Leaders, managers, the governing body and staff form a strong team, dedicated to implementing and realising their vision for on-going improvement."

Ofsted Report 2011