Mrs McIntosh (Headteacher)
Mrs McIntosh has many important roles in school, including keeping us safe and making sure that we enjoy school and learn as much as possible. She loves spending time with her family, visiting different places around the country. Mrs Mcintosh enjoys hosting dinner parties. She loves reading and as a child her favourite book was ‘The Happy Prince’ by Oscar Wilde. She still holds the long jump record at her primary school!
Mr Melville (Deputy Headteacher)
Mr Melville is the deputy head teacher and teaches in Year 5 and 6. He is responsible for Maths and PE. He leads the school Parliament and supports Mrs McIntosh with lots of jobs across school. He is also our Deputy Safeguarding Lead. In his spare time he likes bike riding and is a Harry Potter fan.
Mrs Smith (Assistant Headteacher and SENCO)
Mrs Smith teaches in the Early Years at the start of the week. She is one of the Senior Leadership Team. In school she is responsible for English and Key Stage 1 including EYFS. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and going on fun days out. Mrs Smith has crazy curly hair, which reminds her of….Little Miss Curly (from the Mr. Men series) Mrs Smith likes her class to be ‘outstanding.’
Mrs Butler teaches Early Years on Thursdays and Fridays. She is a trained Forest School lead and will be helping us to develop a nature area at the side of our school field. Music is one of Mrs Butler’s greatest passions and she has been part of many choirs and can play a few instruments. Mrs Butler also loves the outdoors, whether it be going for a peaceful stroll along the canal or a hike through the Peak District with her husband.
Mrs Cresswell works in our school office. She has lots of jobs but the most important one is ordering our wonderful resources and making sure the teachers get paid! She works very closely with Mrs McIntosh. She is our Business Officer in school. Her favourite colour is green and she is a trained singer and dancer. Her favourite celebrity is Gene Kelly. Her dream job is to work in the West End!
Miss Dennis is our Year 1 class teacher. She has a passion for music and can play the piano and the clarinet. In her spare time, Miss Dennis loves going for walks in the countryside with her little dog Tilly. Her favourite season is summer and she loves going on holiday to places that are hot and sunny. She also enjoys baking and her favourite treat to bake is yummy chocolate brownies!
Mrs Panton teaches our year 2 class. She loves films and music. In her car, Mrs Panton loves singing along to musical songs. Unusually she has eight giant African Land Snails! A lovely teacher friend gave them to her as a gift. Mrs Panton loves a good roast dinner, even better if it is cooked for her! Her favourite bit is the pork crackling!
Miss Lester teaches Year 3. Before doing her teacher training she worked as a teaching assistant and is actually a trained florist. She loves drawing, painting and being creative. In her spare time, she enjoys musical theatre and for the last 27 years has been part of a local theatre company building and painting the scenery for their productions. She also likes walking in the countryside and climbing mountains.
Mr Adams is the Year 4 teacher. He used to be an IT technician so has lots of computer knowledge. The teachers are very happy to have him on hand to help. He is a scout camp leader in his own time.
Mrs Whitby teaches Year 5 in the mornings and teaches across Key Stage 2 in the afternoons. She loves reading and the outdoors. Her extended family includes an elderly dog, chickens and she recently added Dwarf Lop rabbits to the mix.
Mrs Kiteley is the Pastoral care and Inclusion Manager and also one of the Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads for the school. She has two young children, a dog called Barney and a cat called Elvis but would love to add some chickens to her gang! Mrs Kiteley loves going to music festivals, gigs and exploring the country with her family. Her favourite place is Sennen Cove in Cornwall.
Mrs Lefournour is the academic mentor for the school. She works with lots of different groups across school.
Mrs Brace has worked here for (lots of) years. She is a teaching assistant in our school and she loves Maths! Mrs Brace has a passion for shopping and motor cross! She would love to live near the beach. When she was younger she wanted to be a paramedic because she loves blood and gore! Mrs Brace is part of the Nurture team, working closely with Mrs Kitely.
Mrs Mailer is a very active member of our school who enjoys sport. She is a Teaching Assistant in school and she enjoys doing first aid. She mainly works with the children in Reception.
Mrs Thorne has worked at our school for many years. She is a teaching assistant and she enjoy seeing children achieve. Her favourite subject is Maths because she is very logical. In her spare time she enjoys the countryside and cooking. She enjoys having dinner parties and her ideal guest would be Stephen Hawking!
Miss Gibbons works in the office alongside Mrs Cresswell. She is currently studying her Business Administration Apprenticeship and brings a lot of great experience with her having previously worked with children in a nursery. Miss Gibbons likes to spend her time going to the gym and walking her dog Alfie. She also loves flamingos too!
Mr A Billet
Mr Billett (Adam) assists with P.E for all year groups. He also leads the breakfast and lunch time clubs. Mr Billet loves to play football and he used to be a Midland Championship swimmer! Mr Billet’s favourite thing to eat would have to be a homemade Tikka Masala with a Turkish delight for pudding! His favourite films to watch are The Greatest Showman or Home Alone.
Mrs Harris is the Cleaner in Charge and Kitchen Assistant. She opens and locks up our school every day and helps to keep our site safe.
Mrs Farmer is the School Cook and and makes us yummy dinners everyday.
Mrs Billings is a Kitchen Assistant and Cleaner. She always has a lovely friendly smile on her face.