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Meet The Staff

Leadership Team 

Mr Tim McCarthyChief Executive Officer
Mr James FreestonExecutive Headteacher
Mr Ryan LakerHead of School
Mr Joshua ParamorDeputy Headteacher
Mrs Kerry WoodAssistant Headteacher for Inclusion
Mr David SharpAssistant Headteacher for Teaching and Learning
Mrs Susan HubbardSchool Business Manager
Mrs Carolyn JacquesEYFS/Key Stage 1 Phase Leader
Mr Edward GillhamYear 3/4 Phase Leader
Mr Andrew SpiersYear 5/6 Phase Leader
Miss Rachel HillsNursery Manager


Teaching Staff 

Miss Steph ClarkYear Reception Class Teacher
Mrs Emma TaylorYear 1 Class Teacher
Mrs Christina EllwoodYear 2 Class Teacher
Miss Jasmine JayYear 2 Class Teacher
Mrs Valarie RodohanYear 3 Class Teacher
Miss Kelly SheafYear 3 Class Teacher
Mrs Katy WilkinsonYear 3 Class Teacher
Mr Christian SapsfordYear 4 Class Teacher
Mr Edward GillhamYear 4 Class Teacher
Mr Lewis CroftYear 5 Class Teacher
Miss Louise SaundersYear 5 Class Teacher
Mr Andrew SpiersYear 6 Class Teacher
Miss Lucy ElmsYear 6 Class Teacher


Teaching Assistants and Support Staff

Mrs Jackie CookNurture Practitioner
Mrs Carol SnelgroveNurture Practitioner
Miss Tia JesticoTeaching Assistant - EYFS
Mrs Nikki FrenchTeaching Assistant - EYFS
Mrs Tina WoollardTeaching Assistant - Year 1
Mrs Sara DysonTeaching Assistant - Year 2
Miss Vicki RussellTeaching Assistant - Year 2
Mrs Michelle ClarkTeaching Assistant - Year 3
Mrs Jackie McCarthyTeaching Assistant - Year 3
Mrs Christa TeagueTeaching Assistant - Year 4
Mrs Gale HillTeaching Assistant - Year 4
Mrs Helen Ekroth SmithTeaching Assistant - Year 4
Mrs Shelley TrigwellTeaching Assistant - Year 5
Mrs Theresa TaylorTeaching Assistant - Year 5
Mrs Laura TowseyTeaching Assistant - Year 6
Mrs Sarah MathewsTeaching Assistant - Year 6
Miss Scarlet O'Neill MadeleyTeaching Assistant - Year 6


Whole School Cover Provision 

Mrs Maxine GoddardEYFS/Key Stage 1 Cover Supervisor
Mrs Sharon MeredithKey Stage 2 Cover Supervisor


Administration and Premises Staff 

Mr Ken TrigwellSite Manager
Mrs Elizabeth ReadSchool Secretary
Mrs Karen MitchellAdmin and Finance Assistant 
Mrs Pauline FunnellInclusion Support and Attendance Officer
Mr Daniel SmithAssistant Caretaker
Mrs Cath HendyMDSA
Mrs Clare DaleMDSA
Mrs Tamara PictonMDSA


Premier Education Sports  
Mr Dominic MurphyPE Teacher
Mr Carl PennifoldPE Teacher








Sussex Music School  
Mr Robert MitchellMusic Teacher
Miss Rebekah FairheadMusic Teacher  
Mr Daniel GrintGuitar Teacher 
Mr Aran MoreishCornet Teacher 
Mrs Tessa Liley-VejsiuKeyboard Teacher 


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