Our teachers

Key staff in Rose Court

Leadership team

Jo Hall – Head of Rose Court / Designated Child Protection Officer
Andrea Evans  – Deputy Head of Rose Court
Katie Barnett – Assistant Head


Stephanie Munro – Teacher / Year Group Leader
Emma Alderson – Teacher
Jo Gordon – Teacher / PE Subject leader
Eleanor Henry – Teacher / History Subject Leader

Teaching assistants 

Azma Arshad, Nicola Butt, Saskia Fisher, Louise Gallagher, Ali Gray, Vicky Ham, Tania Mantilla, Christine Morgan.


Katie Barnett –  Teacher / Year Group Leader / Assistant Head
Rebecca Clark – Teacher / Foundation Stage Science Subject Leader
Steve McKinley – Teacher / Computing Subject Leader
Kathy Owen – Teacher / RE Leader
Fiona Winser – Teacher / Outdoor Coordinator / Designated Child Protection Officer

Teaching assistants

Louise Broadhead, Vikki JacksonBev Nicholaides, Rachel Norrington, Danielle Osinski.

Year 1

Katie Herridge – Year Group Leader
Sarah Huddleston – Teacher / PSHCE Leader
Harry Pickup – Teacher / Geography Subject Leader
Fiona Shaw – Teacher / Maths Subject Leader

Teaching assistants

Lisa Armstrong, Bernadette Butler, Rebecca Cooke, Bronte Hirst, Jennie Peecock, Sarah Slater

Year 2

Lynne Sagar – Teacher / Year Group Leader
Hannah Black – Teacher
Marie Gibbs – Teacher / Assessment Leader
Sarah Huddleston – Teacher / PSHCE Leader
Lebron Leulai – Teacher / Key Stage 1 Science Subject Leader
Tina O’Dwyer –  Teacher / Design and Technology Subject Leader
Geraldine M Riley – Teacher / English Subject Leader

Teaching assistants

Rebecca Roberts, Evin Sahin, Vidia Showan, Louise Walker.

Specialist teachers

Christine Turner – Music Coordinator

Individual Needs

We have a well-qualified and experienced Individual Needs department which works throughout the whole school. It is headed up Mrs Sally Cooke (N-Y4) with Mrs Carolyn Etchells overseeing Y5-Y8 and Mrs Christina Simpson Y9-Y13. The team also includes six Individual Needs teaching assistants who hold a wide range of TA and SEND qualifications.


A Parent’s  View

“We are delighted with the care and support Aidan has received. He looks forward to school and is clearly thriving under the guidance of Mrs Sagar and her team.”
Parents of Aidan, Year 2

“Adam settled into Rose Court very quickly and absolutely loves it.  Miss Winser has been a very caring teacher who has helped him enjoy every minute of his learning.”
Parents of Adam, Nursery

“We are really pleased with Alessio’s progress so far thanks to Mrs Barnett.  His confidence is growing and we believe that with the excellent teaching at school he will flourish this academic year.”
Parents of Alessio, Year 1

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