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Staff

The quality of our staff is one of the things that contributes to the outstanding education that we are able to provide. As a Nursery School, we have qualified Teachers in each class group and our Headteacher and Assistant Headteacher are both early years specialists. Each group also has a Nursery Nurse and our Learning Support Assistants support individual children. Read on to meet them!

Headteacher
Mrs Maria Morgan, BA (Hons), PGCE, PGDip Education (Early Years)

Assistant Headteacher
Mrs Louise Griffiths, BA (Hons) Education (Early Years)

Special Educational Needs Coordinator
Mrs Maria Morgan, PGCert SENCo

Senior Teacher
Mrs Lara Pinnell, BA (Hons) Education

Teachers
Mrs Dorota Bogé, BA, MA Education (Early Years)
Miss Charlotte Gasson, BA (Hons), PGCE (Early Years)
Mrs Kathryn Gibbon, BA (Hons) Education

Cover Teachers
Mrs Ellie Hood, BA (Hons) Education (Early Years)
Mrs Kim Pessuto, BA (Hons), MA, PGCE, EYTS

Mrs Ankita Basu, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator
Ms Clare Chandler, NNEB
Mrs Janet Doublard, NVQ Level 3 (Early Years)
Mrs Tracy Dykes, NNEB, NVQ Level 3 Playwork
Mrs Shelagh Gale, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator
Mrs Michelle Smith, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator

Tracy Dykes and Shelagh Gale have an additional Level 3 qualification in working with children with special educational needs.  Janet Doublard has an additional Level 3 qualification in supporting children’s speech and language development.

Cover Nursery Nurses
Mrs Karen Holloway, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator
Mrs Caroline Young, NNEB

Mrs Ankita Basu, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator
Mrs Lee Hamm
Mrs Tina Hawkins
Mrs Denise Huntley
Mrs Denise Knapp, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator
Mrs Kim Tillen, NVQ Level 3 Early Years Educator

Kim Tillen has an additional Level 3 qualification in support children with special educational needs.

Mrs Stacey Wyles
School Business Manager

Mrs Jo Fagan
Finance and HR Assistant

Miss Becki Giles
Office Admin Assistant

Ms Clare Chandler
Mrs Janet Doublard
Mrs Tina Hawkins

Children are supported at Lunch Club by Teachers, Nursery Nurses and Learning Support Assistants from their classes.

Mrs Ankita Basu
Mrs Janet Doublard
Mrs Shelagh Gale
Mrs Lee Hamm
Mrs Denise Knapp
Mrs Kim Tillen

The designated Teacher for Looked-After children is:

Mrs Maria Morgan

Nursery School:

Mrs Maria Morgan – Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Lara Pinnell – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Kathryn Gibbon – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Family Hub:

Mrs Sally Lawson – Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Sharon Pearce – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Lorraine Forkin – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Jo Karasinski – Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

There is always at least one safeguarding lead in the Nursery School and Family Hub during our normal opening hours.

Our Safeguarding Governor is Gwen Mason.