• What's on w/c 20/2/19..

    Year 6 Isle of Wight Trip
    Walk to School Week
    Monday - Y3/4 Tennis after school
    Tuesday - Y3/4 Tennis at lunch time
    Tuesday - Y3/4 Athletics training after school
    Tuesday - Y5/6 Girls cricket after school
    Weds - Y5 non-swimmers swimming
    Weds pm - Y4 Tennis competition
    Thursday - Elections - Nursery closed
    Friday - Sponsored Bounce
    Friday - A team of Chestnut girls are having a Charity Soap (hand-made) Sale after school at the Avenue gate.

Our Staff

Teaching Staff Academic Year 2018/19

Julie Starkiss

  • Designated Senior Person for Child Protection
  • Staffing / Personnel / Finance / Premises / Curriculum
  • Strategic planning & monitoring
  • Year 6 Leader
  • Maths
  • Standards

Sarah Potts
Deputy Head
Y4 Willow Class Teacher

  • KS2 Leader
  • Years 3,4 & 5 Performance Management 
  • Maths
  • Teaching, Learning & Assessment
  • Playground Committee
  • TA Training

Rebecca Walker
Inclusion Leader

Special Educational Needs

  • Senior Leadership Team

Alison Barrett

Assistant Head

Y2 Cherry Blossom Class Teacher

  • Senior Leadership Team
  • KS1 Leader
  • English Professional Development
  • Students
  • Communication

Clare Dove 
Y6 Juniper Class Teacher

  • English

Stuart Young

Y6 Rowan Class Teacher

  • PE     

Kim Freeman
Y6 Beech Class Teacher

  • Science
  • D & T
  • Diversity

Jodie Peters
Y5 Pine Class Teacher 

  • Pupil Premium Leader
  • Music
  • Engllish

Katie Boyce
Y5 Cedar Class Teacher

  • Modern Foreign Languages

Ellie George
Y4 Oak Class Teacher

  • Computing

Jan Carter 
Y4 Willow Class Teacher

  • Art & Display

Evie Bignal
Y3 Monkey Puzzle Class Teacher

  • NQT

Mel Prank
Y3 Chestnut Class Teacher

  • Humanities
  • NQT Mentor

Allison Taylor

Y2 Laurel Class Teacher

  • Science
  • D & T

Diana Guy

Y1 Maple Class Teacher

  • Humanities

Sharon Day

Y1 Holly Teacher

  • PSHE/Healthy Schools
  • Uniform & School Identity

Jo Bartlam

Y1 Holly Teacher

  • PSHE/Healthy Schools
  • Uniform & School Identity
  • School Council Lead

Michelle Laing
Reception Apple Class Teacher

  • EYFS Lead
  • Religous Education
  • BPA 

Gill Mills
Reception Apple Class Teacher

  • Religious Education
  • First Aid

Susan Norris
Reception Walnut Class Teacher

  • EYFS Lead
  • Computing

 Denise Dalby

 Nursery Teacher


Jo Jocelyn
Pastoral Support Officer


Alex Emmerson

Sports Apprentice


Claire Holman
Sports Instructor


Support Staff

Office Staff


Cath Hurley
Office Manager

Chris Moore
School Secretary

Naomi Murray

Gary Newland
ICT Technical Support

Jane Spring

Senior Teaching Assistant/Absence Co-ordinator


Premises Staff


Kevin Hennessy


Foundation Stage Practitioners


Sonja Spraag
Walnut Class

Rachel Ogier
Walnut Class

(plus one day in Pine Class)

Jemma Chandler
Apple Class


Clare Blackman

Helen Carroll 


Alison Genovese

Jo Jackson

Teaching Assistants


Petra Leighton
Y1 Maple Class

Helen Gallagher
Y1 Holly Class

Vannessa Lunney

Y2 Cherry  Blossom Class

Sarah Gates
Y2 Laurel Class

Pauline James
Y3 Monkey Puzzle Class

Debbie Clarke
Y3 Chestnut Class

Jo Manlove
Y4 Oak Class

Alice Butler
Y4 Willow Class

Pat Betts
Y5 Cedar Class

Jo Jocelyn
Y5 Pine Class

Claire Mabbett

Y6 Rowan Class

Julia Welch

Y6 Beech Class 

Kirsty Sheail
Y6 Juniper Class

Amanda Stephens

Teaching Assistant

Learning Support Assistants

Claire Mabbett, Pauline James, Kate Wilkinson,

Laura Klust-Nelson


Midday Supervisory Assistants (MSA)


Veronica Pearce

Helen Gallagher

Rachel Davies

Gina Pearce

Pat Wrenn

Lisa Bentley

Sarah Gates

Patt Betts

Pauline James

Linda Newton

Kim Morris

Laura Fox

Karen Collela

Nikki Wallis

Gemma Clarke Gerry Betts
Alice Butler