Meet the staff

The Leadership Team

Marcia Atherton, Headteacher (QTS) & Designated Safeguarding Person 

Kirsten Matthews, Deputy Headteacher (QTS), SENDCo & Designated Safeguarding Person (DSP)


The Office Team

Maxine Hughes, PA to the Headteacher, Data Protection liaison

Jacqui Durig, Administrator

Janet Currall, Administrator

Erin Yorke, Administrator

Ann Skovgaard, Finance Officer


The Premises Team

Brian Kaney, Maintenance Officer

Joan Ratcliffe, Cleaner

Deryck Whitehouse, Caretaker


Garden Room Team (3-4 year olds)

Jamie-Lee Kirkbride, Teacher (QTS)

Catherine Wardle, Supply Teacher (QTS) 

Michelle Bate, Teaching Assistant

Emma Hall, Teaching Assistant 

Karen Rowland, Supply Teaching Assistant

Ellie Dixon, Supply Teaching Assistant


Sunshine Room Team (2 year olds) 

Joanne Scruton, Room Lead 

Holly McCready, Teaching Assistant (Maternity Leave)

Melody Ostler, Teaching Assistant 


Rainbow Room Team (SEND provision)

Kirsten Matthews, Teacher (QTS), SENDCo, DSP 

Nikki Carney, Teacher (QTS), Assisiant SENDCo, DSP 

Nic Shaw, Teaching Assistant

Tanya Salisbury, Teaching Assistant

Bev Northall, Teaching Assistant

Karen Roberts, Teaching Assistant

Saadet Melia, Teaching Assistant

Katy Brown, Teaching Assistant




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