Staffing

Meet the staff

At West Borough Primary School we believe our staff are the best resource we can provide a child with. We have a large staff team, with different roles and responsibilities but all of whom have a part to play in the lives of the children in our school and the progress they make. Read about why the staff love working at West Borough here!
 

The Leadership Team

Mrs Lisa Edinburgh

Mrs Lisa Edinburgh

Headteacher, NPQSL

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Gemma Jury-Sofi

Mrs Gemma Jury-Sofi

Deputy Headteacher, NPQSL

SENCo, Acorns Lead. Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Joshua Sloane

Mr Joshua Sloane

Assistant Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Frankie Kelly

Mrs Frankie Kelly

Assistant Headteacher

Well-Being Lead, Designated Safeguarding Lead (Tues/Weds/Fri)

Office Team

Mrs Sharon Bovis

Mrs Sharon Bovis

Office Manager & Headteacher's PA

 

Mrs Alison Smith

Mrs Alison Smith

Finance Officer

First Aider 

Mrs Clare Chater

Mrs Clare Chater

Admin Assistant

 

Miss Melissa Axell

Miss Melissa Axell

Receptionist

Teaching Staff

Orchard Team - Nursery and Year R

Nursery - Apple Class

Mrs Hayley Birtchnell

Mrs Hayley Birtchnell

Teacher in Charge of the Nursery 

EAL Lead

Staff Mentor

Mrs Hollie Groombridge

Mrs Hollie Groombridge

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Debra Charman

Mrs Debra Charman

Nursery Nurse

Mrs Louise Douglas

Mrs Louise Douglas

Teaching Assistant

Miss Hannah Sharp

Miss Hannah Sharp

Teaching Assistant

 First Aider (Paediatric)

Year R - Silver Birch Class and Bonsai Class 

Mrs Candice Dady

Mrs Candice Dady

Silver Birch Teacher

Science Lead 

Mrs Jo Salter

Mrs Jo Salter

Silver Birch Teaching Assistant (Mon - Thurs)

 First Aider (Paediatric)

Mrs Paula Steyn

Mrs Paula Steyn

Silver Birch Teaching Assistant (Fri)

Mrs Alison Anderson

Mrs Alison Anderson

Silver Birch Teaching Assistant

Miss Hannah Stoneman

Miss Hannah Stoneman

Bonsai Teacher

Orchard Team Leader of Learning 

Mrs Natalie Mobbs

Mrs Natalie Mobbs

Bonsai Teacher (Thurs)

EYFS PPA Cover (Fri)

Miss Katherine Buckley

Miss Katherine Buckley

Bonsai Teaching Assistant

 

Mrs Kay Beatham

Mrs Kay Beatham

Bonsai Teaching Assistant

 First Aider

Pinetum Team - Year 1 and 2

Year 1 - Cedar and  Cherry Class

Miss Karen Meakin-Scott

Miss Karen Meakin-Scott

Cedar Teacher

Outdoor Learning/HAF Lead

Mrs Gayla Ilieva

Mrs Gayla Ilieva

Cedar Teaching Assistant

Acorns Club

Miss Robyn Schiewso

Miss Robyn Schiewso

Cherry Teacher

History Lead

Mrs Denise Skinner

Mrs Denise Skinner

Cherry Teaching Assistant (Mon - Wed)

 

Mrs Rachel Lee

Mrs Rachel Lee

Cherry Teaching Assistant (Wed - Fri)

 First Aider (Paediatric)

Year 2 - Ebony and Elm Class

Miss Lauren Woollard

Miss Lauren Woollard

Ebony Teacher

Writing Lead

Mrs Claire Manser

Mrs Claire Manser

Ebony Teaching Assistant

First Aider (Paediatric)

Mrs Bree Eades

Mrs Bree Eades

Elm Teacher 

Pinetum Team Leader of Learning

Enrichment Lead

Mrs Becky Cradduck

Mrs Becky Cradduck

Elm Teaching Assistant

 First Aider (Paediatric)

 

Woodlands Team - Years 3 and 4

Year 3 - Hawthorn & Hornbeam Class

Mr George Townsley

Mr George Townsley

Hawthorn Teacher

Geography Lead

 

Mrs Jo Parris

Mrs Jo Parris

Hawthorn Teaching Assistant

First Aider (Paediatric)

 

Ms Nadine Akbar

Ms Nadine Akbar

Year 3 Teaching Assistant

 

Miss Jess Brown

Miss Jess Brown

Year 3 & 4 Assistant 

First Aider (Paediatric)

Acorns Club Supervisor

Mrs Alison Bunting

Mrs Alison Bunting

Hornbeam Teacher

Woodlands Leader of Learning

Learning Environment Lead & School Learning Council

Mrs Jenny Tarran

Mrs Jenny Tarran

Hornbeam Teaching Assistant (Mon-Weds)

 

 

Miss Zoe Salisbury

Miss Zoe Salisbury

Hornbeam Teaching Assistant (Thurs/Fri)

 

 

Year 4 - Larch and Lime Class

Miss Caroline Taylor

Miss Caroline Taylor

Larch Teacher

Art and Design Lead

Miss Skye Atkinson

Miss Skye Atkinson

Larch Teaching Assistant 

 

Miss Jess Brown

Miss Jess Brown

Year 3 & 4 Teaching Assistant 

First Aider (Paediatric)

Acorns Club Supervisor

Mrs Laura Wheaton

Mrs Laura Wheaton

Lime Teacher (Mon-Thurs)

RHE Lead/Mental Health First Aider

 

Mrs Heather Hussey

Mrs Heather Hussey

Lime Teacher (Fri)

 

 

Mrs Julie Dunn

Mrs Julie Dunn

Lime Teaching Assistant

Acorns Supervisor

First Aider

Mr Aaron Johnstone

Mr Aaron Johnstone

Trainee Teacher

Forest Team - Years 5 and 6

Year 5 - Magnolia and Maple Class

Mrs Samantha Jackson

Mrs Samantha Jackson

Magnolia Teacher

Forest Team Leader of Learning

Cultural Lead 

Mrs Emily Lawrence

Mrs Emily Lawrence

Magnolia Teaching Assistant

 

 

Mr Karl Barden

Mr Karl Barden

Year 5 Teaching Assistant

 

 

Mrs Karen Waters

Mrs Karen Waters

Maple Teacher (Mon-Thur)

Design and Technology Lead

 

Mr Joshua Sloane

Mr Joshua Sloane

Maple Teacher (Fri)

Assistant Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Miss Carla Orchard

Miss Carla Orchard

Maple Teaching Assistant

 First Aider (Paediatric)

 

Year 6 - Sycamore, Walnut and Willow Class

Mrs Audrey Miranda

Mrs Audrey Miranda

Sycamore Teacher

Computing Lead

Mrs Jill James

Mrs Jill James

Sycamore Teaching Assistant (Mon-Weds)

First Aider

Mrs Josie Cremore

Mrs Josie Cremore

Sycamore Teaching Assistant (Wed-Fri)

 

Miss Emma Whitworth

Miss Emma Whitworth

Walnut Teacher

Maths Lead

Miss Cydni Akbar

Miss Cydni Akbar

Walnut Teaching Assistant

 

Mrs Jane Cook

Mrs Jane Cook

Willow Teacher 

Mrs Bethany Pestridge

Mrs Bethany Pestridge

Willow Teaching Assistant

Miss Natalie Bowles

Miss Natalie Bowles

Year 6 Teacher (Mornings)

Support Staff

Inclusion Team

Mrs Gemma Jury-Sofi

Mrs Gemma Jury-Sofi

Deputy Headteacher

SENCo

Mrs Frankie Kelly

Mrs Frankie Kelly

Assistant Headteacher

Well-Being Lead/Designated Safeguarding Lead (Tues, Weds, Fri)

Mrs Sara Burtwell

Mrs Sara Burtwell

Family Liaison Officer

Designated Safeguarding Lead (Mon-Weds)

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School Dog

 

Mrs Julie England

Mrs Julie England

Nurture Practioner

(Mon-Thurs)

Mrs Emma Jarvis

Mrs Emma Jarvis

Reading Recovery Teacher

Mrs Hazel Blackman

Mrs Hazel Blackman

Writing Support Teacher

 

Miss Charlotte Berry

Miss Charlotte Berry

Unqualified Nurture Practioner

 

Other Teaching Staff

Mrs Hayley Hill

Mrs Hayley Hill

Music Lead

PPA Cover

Mrs Monika Gorska-Mutazu

Mrs Monika Gorska-Mutazu

EAL Teacher (Weds-Fri)

MFL Lead

Mr David Atkinson

Mr David Atkinson

PE Lead

PPA Cover

Mrs Hazel Hyder

Mrs Hazel Hyder

Professional Development Lead

(Wednesdays)

Mrs Alison Potter

Mrs Alison Potter

School Librarian

(Thursdays)

Acorns Club

Mrs Julie Dunn

Mrs Julie Dunn

Acorns Club Supervisor

(Before School)

First Aider

Miss Jess Brown

Miss Jess Brown

Acorns Club Supervisor

(After School)

First Aider (Paediatric)

Miss Chrissy Daw

Miss Chrissy Daw

Acorns Club Playworker

(Before School)

 

Mrs Galya Ilieva

Mrs Galya Ilieva

Acorns Club Playworker

(Before & After School)

 

Mrs Emily Lawrence

Mrs Emily Lawrence

Acorns Club Playworker

(After School)

 

Mrs Hollie Groombridge

Mrs Hollie Groombridge

Acorns Club Playworker

(After School)

Miss Kelcie Emery

Miss Kelcie Emery

Acorns Club Playworker

(After School)

First Aider (Paediatric)

Miss Esther Gardner

Miss Esther Gardner

Acorns Club Playworker

(After School)

Mrs Jo Parris

Mrs Jo Parris

Acorns Playworker

(Before & After School)

 First Aider (Paediatric)

Mr David Atkinson

Mr David Atkinson

Acorns Playworker

(Before School)

 First Aider (Paediatric)

Site Team - Cleaners and Lunchtime Staff

Mr John Crittenden

Mr John Crittenden

Site Manager

 

Mrs Kay Beatham

Mrs Kay Beatham

Cleaning Staff

First Aider

Ms Bet Marden

Ms Bet Marden

Cleaning Staff

 

Mr Chandra Limbu

Mr Chandra Limbu

Cleaning Staff

 

Mrs Nargul Toraman

Mrs Nargul Toraman

Cleaning Staff

 

Mrs Zuleyla Carcabuk

Mrs Zuleyla Carcabuk

Cleaning Staff

 

Miss Chrissy Daw

Miss Chrissy Daw

Lunchtime Staff

Acorns Club

Mrs Sally Saunders

Mrs Sally Saunders

Lunchtime Staff

 

Kitchen Staff

Miss Alethea Stanley

Miss Alethea Stanley

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Dee Oram

Mrs Dee Oram

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Lisa Hedger

Mrs Lisa Hedger

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Su Newell

Mrs Su Newell

Kitchen Assistant

No staff members employed at West Borough Primary School are paid in excess of £100,000.

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