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Leadership Team

Sarah Wilson – Headteacher

Mrs Kirkbride – Deputy Headteacher (Safeguarding & Inclusion)

Miss Virdi - Interim Deputy Headteacher (Teaching & Learning)

Mrs Parker – Assistant Head (SENDCo)

Ms Ball – Assistant Head & Phase Leader Yr 1, 2 & 3

Miss Robinson – Assistant Head & Phase Leader Yr 4, 5 & 6

Miss McLaughlin  - Assistant Head & EYFS Phase Leader

Miss Addison - Behaviour Lead

Mr Dhaliwal – School Business Director 

Teachers and Classes


Phase Leader

Rainbows (am) – Miss Ahmed & Miss Hollyer & Miss Johnson

Butterfly (pm) – Miss Ahmed & Miss Hollyer &  Miss Johnson


Phase Leader
Red Base – Ms Ahmed
Green Base – Miss Burton
Yellow Base –Miss Chana (Year Leader)
Purple Base – Mrs Patel

Year 1:

Phase Leader Year 1 –  Ms Ball
1G – Miss Yardim (Year Leader)
1F – Miss Barnes
1R – Miss Perera
1D – Miss O'Shaughnessy

Year 2:

Phase Leader Year 2 – Ms Ball
2G – Miss Scott 
2F – Miss Wells-Gardner
2R – Mr Armstrong
2D – Mrs Sirad/Ms Kaur

Mr Bate -  Yr 2 Year Leader

Year 3:

Phase Leader Year 3 – Ms Ball
3G – Miss Bradford (Year Leader)
3F –  Miss Bernard
3R – Mrs Ostrowska
3D – Miss O'Keefe

Year 4:

Phase Leader Year 4 – Miss Robinson
4G – Miss Sohail 
4F – Miss Mears
4R – Ms Forrester (Year Leader)
4D – Ms Jama

Year 5:

Phase Leader Year 5 – Miss Robinson
5G – Ms Johnson (Year Leader)
5F – Miss Wiseman
5R – Miss Dawson
5D – Miss Williams

Year 6:

Phase Leader Year 6 – Miss Robinson
6G – Mr Lock (Year Leader)
6F – Miss kittani
6D – Mrs Kang
6R – Mr Bate 

Hearing Impaired Provision

Miss Hughes – Hearing Impaired Provision Leader & Teacher

Miss Morris - Teacher

Non Class Based Teachers

  • Mr Weldetnsae
  • Mrs Igidbashian
  • Ms Gill
  • Miss Kaur
  • Ms Chander (Maternity leave) 

Teaching Assistants

Hearing Impaired Provision

Miss Baker, Mrs Steven


Mrs Bal, Mrs George, 


Mrs Leggett, Mrs Maschinchi, Miss Reilly, Ms Fahey, 

Year 1

Mrs Mullenger, Ms Jama, Ms Zlateva, Mrs Gasiewska,

Year 2

Miss Itani, Mrs Jama, Mrs Jassal, Mrs Reed, Ms Jama,

Year 3

Mrs Kirby, Mrs Mohamedali, Mrs Hardy, Mrs Marquis,  Mrs Basharat,

Year 4

Miss Murphy, Ms Borbas, Ms Young, Mrs Mohammed, Mr Obaro, Mrs Mindhola

Year 5

Mrs O’Connell, Mrs Smith, Mrs Taylor-Curd, Mrs Dhunna, Miss Cooper, Mrs McLeod, Mrs Liburd

Year 6

Mrs Abdi, Mrs Jeffries, , Miss Wicks,  Mrs O’Connell, Mrs Meskin, Mr Ejimotor

IT Support

Mr Obaro 

Midday Supervisors

Senior SMSA – Ms Borbas & Miss Cooper

Mrs Piwonska, Mrs Muhammad, Mrs Young, Mrs Dhunna, Mrs Prinja, Mrs Meskin, Miss Upfold, Mrs Varatharaja, Miss Hardy, Mrs Rajpoot, Mrs Gray, Mrs Amjad, Mrs Hannibal, Mrs Nori, Ms Mahmood, Mrs Crosby, Mrs Donsimonralalage

Administrative Team

Mr Dhaliwal – School Business Director
Mrs Baker – HR and Finance Manager
Mrs Baxter – Office Manager 
Mrs Carroll – Administrator
Mrs Hector – Administrative Assistant
Mrs Walker – Administrator
Mrs Sotiriou – Administrator
Mrs Verma – SEN Administrative Assistant
Mrs Sparks - Receptionist

Other Staff 


Mr Kato - Facilities Manager

Mr Townsend – Site Manager 
Mr Koci – Site staff

Place2Be Counselling Service
Ms Niroomand – Manager
Ms Sullivan – Parent Counsellor