The Leadership Team

img_0222-1Rachel Lewis – Headteacher

Rachel has been the Headteacher since January 2009.  Rachel is an experienced early years educator who believes strongly in the importance of quality early years provision that is delivered by qualified and experienced staff.  She believes that it is important to work in partnership with parents and other agencies to ensure that children and families get the best possible start

Sam Pemberton 250Sam Pemberton – Pastoral and Curriculum Manager

Sam is passionate about parental involvement, she delivers all our inspire sessions for children who are on the waiting list.  Sam is able to help the children with their transition into nursery and also provides lots of useful information to parents about how they can support their child’s learning.  Sam takes a lead role in supporting the quality of our 2 year old provision and the school curriculum, ensuring that the children are safe and their individual needs are met.


Karen Milligan – School Business Manager


Karen is invaluable to the running of the school and ensures that everything is organized and efficient! Karen is responsible for managing the school finances and human resources.


Sameem MSameem Minawala 250inawala – Class Teacher

Sameem joined us in 2010, she is an experienced and skilled key person and is dedicated to ensuring that the children make good progress in the nursery. Sameem’s calm, sensitive unassuming approach is valued in our team. Sameem is responsible for supporting our teaching students who come to our school on placement. Sameem is a qualified Primary school teacher who over the last few years has developed her expertise in Early Years.

The Staff Team

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Beverley Shaw – Teaching Assistant 

Beverley is one of our  Key Workers in the 3 & 4 year old provision.  Beverley often provides targeted support for children who need extra help.



Natasha Witham

Natasha Witham – Teaching Assistant

Natasha is a key worker in Nursery and ensures that the Children’s learning needs are met.



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Jodie Heyes – Teaching Assistant

Jodie is a key worker in our 3-4 year old provision. Jodie is passionate about working with young children and ensures that our nursery children build warm, supportive relationships.



DSC_0495Sharon Clark – Teaching Assistant

Sharon supports all the Key Workers in the nursery to ensure the individual needs of the children are met. Sharon often provides targeted support for children who need extra help.



Rebbecca ThompsonRebecca Thompson – Teaching Assistant
Rebecca provides targeted support to children who need extra help.


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Karina Hardy – Teaching Assistant

Karina is one of our key worker. Karina loves the outdoors and takes responsibility for this area.


Sharon Roe 250Sharon Roe – Teaching Assistant

Sharon is a key worker who ensures she builds a strong bond with her children so that their needs are met. Sharon is responsible for the art studio and loves to plan creative and exciting opportunities for our children.


kellyKelly Dunleavy – Teaching Assistant

Kelly is a Teaching Assistant who provides help to our key workers.   Kelly is a great help in class and supports all the children.


PamelaPamela Philips – Teaching Assistant

Pamela provides targeted support  to children who need extra help.  She provides invaluable help to all the key workers.

Sean 002Sean Calderbank  – Caretaker
Sean takes care of the building and deals with contractors, he is also responsible for  all the cleaning and makes sure everything is safe and secure around the building!