People in School

Teaching Staff

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Mrs Belton
Headteacher

Mrs Belton was appointed in September 2002 as Headteacher and has taught across the school during her headship. From September 2018 Mrs Belton no longer has a class commitment other than teaching Reception children on a Friday. Mrs Belton is the Special Needs Coordinator and Designated Safeguarding Lead.

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Mrs D. Shaw
Reception Studio

Mrs Shaw joined us in November 2012 as a 1:1 Teaching Assistant with an Education degree and completed her Teaching Training in December 2015. She teaches the Reception children Monday to Thursday. Mrs Shaw is the Early Years Lead and also co-leads the teaching and learning of Maths. Mrs Shaw is currently on Maternity Leave.

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Mrs T Sherwood
Reception Studio

Mrs Sherwood is an Early Careers Teacher and is covering Mrs Shaw's maternity leave. Mrs Sherwood has a Friday for her 'Preparation and Planning' time and Mrs Belton teaches Reception.

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Miss L Newson
Year 1 Studio

Miss Newson joined us in September 2020 and teaches Tuesday to Friday each week.

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Year 1 Studio

Miss Garrill joined us in October 2017 to cover maternity leave in the Reception class and is now a permanent member of staff coverning for Miss Newson all day on a Monday. Miss Garrill leads the teaching and learning of Mathematics.

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Mrs S. Langdale
Year 2 Studio

Mrs Langdale joined us in September 2019 as a Teaching Assistant, however is a qualified teacher with 15 years experience.

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Mr J. Goddard
Year 3 Studio

Mr Goddard joined us in September 2018 for his first teaching post since qualifying as a Teacher in July 2018. Mr Goddard also leads the teaching and learning of Science, Computing and D.T.

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Miss M. Wickland
Year 4 Studio

Miss Wickland has been a regular part-time teacher in school for many years and we are delighted that she joined us as a permanent member of staff in September 2014. Miss Wickland is our Deputy Safeguarding Lead and also leads the teaching and learning of the Arts

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Mrs K. Roberts
Year 5/6 Studio

Mrs Roberts joined us as a Teaching Assistant in 2014 and was awarded 2:1 (Hons) degree in Education in July 2017. Mrs Roberts also leads the teaching and learning of English.

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Year 5/6 Studio

Mrs Search joined us in September 2021 and has been teaching since August 2006. Mrs Search teaches Maths and English in the morning to the Year 5 children.


Support Staff

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Mrs L. Bialko

Mrs Bialko joined the St Helena's cleaning team in September 2017, helping to keep school spotless! She is also part of the lunchtime team helping with the hot school dinners

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Mrs J. Bonnett

Mrs Bonnett joined us in January 2021 as a Teaching Assistant with the Year 1 children

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Mrs J. Brown

Mrs Brown joined us in December 2017 volunteering in the office, however we are delighted she has now officially joined the team and works Monday to Friday mornings.

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Miss R. Carter

Miss Carter joined the Little Explorers teaching team in September 2017, and is now a Teaching Assistant in the Year 2 classroom. Miss Carter is also looking after the children at Home Learning Hub.

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Mrs J. Cawthorn

Mrs Cawthorn was appointed in April 1999 as a Lunchtime Supervisor and Playground Supervisor. However, Mrs Cawthorn now also looks after the children at Breakfast Club and is a Teaching Assistant in Year 4.

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Mrs K. Chapman

Mrs Chapman joined us in 2016 as a Midday Supervisory Assistant and she also helps Mrs Seymour to keep school clean and tidy.

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Mrs T. Davis

Mrs Davis joined us in November 2007 and is a Teaching Assistant with the Year 5/6 children.

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Mrs L. Evans

Mrs Evans joined us in September 2019, originally as a volunteer in our Little Explorers, however we are delighted she is working as a 1:1 in our Year 1 class.

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Mrs. L. Kirk

Mrs Kirk, a qualified Nursery Nurse, was appointed in April 1997 as a Teaching Assistant in Reception. Mrs Kirk achieved Higher Level Teaching Assistant Status in 2006. She is now responsible for leading the Little Explorers' Nursery.

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Mrs K. Leonard

Mrs Leonard joined the Little Explorers teaching team in September 2017, working in the mornings.

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Mrs K. Lomas

Mrs Lomas joined us in January 2020 and is a 1:1 in our Year 2 classroom.

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Mr R. Moss

Mr Moss joined us in September 2021 as a PE and Sports Apprentice. Mr Moss will be working with all our children during their PE sessions and he also looks after the children at Home Learning Hub.

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Mrs K. Rinfret

Mrs Rinfret joined us in September 2019 and is our Bursar. Mrs Rinfret will be in school Monday to Thursday.

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Mrs L. Seymour

Mrs Seymour was appointed as our Caretaker in 2000 and is in school at the beginning and end of the school day. Mrs Seymour is also a Lunchtime Supervisor and looks after those children going home on school transport.

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Mrs K. Sofield

Mrs Sofield joined us in January 2019 as a 1:1 and is working in our Year 2 classroom.

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Mrs A. Stevenson

Mrs Stevenson joined us in April 2012 to work with the Reception children. In September 2017, she joined the 3 and 4 year olds in our Little Explorers' nursery in the afternoons.

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Mrs L. Storr

Mrs Storr joined us in September 2007 and is our Administration Manager. She is in the office every day and is always happy to help you. In September 2017, Mrs Storr also took on the role of Clerk to Governors.

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Mrs S. Wilkinson

Mrs Wilkinson joined us in March 2013 and cooks our delicious and nutritious school dinners, helping school to obtain the Food For Life Bronze Award in 2014 and then the Silver Award in 2016.