Our teachers

Key staff in Junior School

Leadership team

Robert Lilley – Head of Junior School
Amanda Gifford  Assistant Head
Tom Weaver – Assistant Head/Designated Child Protection Officer

Year 3

Sally Lumsden – Teacher/Year Group Leader
Sian Jones – Teacher/Joint PSHCE Coordinator
Elizabeth King – Teacher/Joint Charity Coordinator
Heather Pawley – Teacher/Student Placement Coordinator
Harry Pickup  – Teacher/Joint Art Coordinator

Year 4

Claire Hele – Teacher/Year Group Leader/Joint English Coordinator
Sam Critchley – Teacher/Joint DT Coordinator
Francesca Ellis – Teacher
Sarah Keinhorst – Teacher
Amy Morrison – Teacher/Joint English Coordinator/Head of Smeaton House
Nina Willis –  Teacher/Geography  Coordinator
Chris Wainwright – Teacher/RS Coordinator

Year 5

Becky Dunn – Teacher/Year Group Leader
Rachel Bush – Teacher/Computing Coordinator
Gareth Coleman – Teacher/Head of Marshall House
Claire Corns – Teacher/Joint DT Coordinator
Ann Rennoldson – Teacher/Maths Coordinator
Helen Tuxford – Teacher/Gifted & Talented Coordinator/Head of Kennedy House

Year 6

James Shepherd – Teacher/Year Group Leader/Assessment & Reporting Coordinator
Victoria Bindloss – Teacher/Joint PSHE Coordinator
Nathan Brook – Teacher
Katrina Clark – Teacher/Joint Charity Coordinator
Claire Edson – Teacher/History Coordinator
Rebecca Heap – Teacher

Specialist teachers

Victoria Cooke – Teacher of French
Hayley Darby-Brown – Teacher of Science/Head of Nicholson House
Jane Davies – Teacher/Religious Education Coordinator
Avigayil Franklin – Teacher of Art & Design Teacher
Jan Hemsley – Teacher of PE/Girl’s PE Coordinator/Operations Coordinator
Karen Parkin – Teacher of Music/Music Coordinator
Emily Sharratt – Teacher of Music
Craig Whish – Teacher of PE/Boy’s PE Coordinator

Individual Needs

We have a highly 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.



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