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Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!


Headteacher: Mr A Vaghela 

Deputy Head: Ms K Lawrence - English

Inclusion Manager and SENCO: Mrs S Thomas



Year R:

Mrs R Corps - EYFS Curriculum Lead

Miss L Symonds - Music


Year 1:

Mrs S Bartlett - KS1 English, Geography and KS1 Phase Leader

Miss M Courtney - NQT


Year 2:

Miss L Say - Computing

Mrs V Riches (Part time) - Phonics

Miss E Croly (Part time) Design Technology 


Year 3:

Miss C Thomas - Spanish and PE

Mr C Kennedy - History


Year 4: 

Mrs J Pridgeon - Maths and Lower KS2 phase Leader

Mrs C Knight - PSHE / RSE


Year 5:

Miss O Dewing - Art

Miss G Dennis - NQT


Year 6:

Miss S Gibson - KS2 English

Mrs V King - RE and Upper KS2 Phase Leader

Miss V Wells (part time)  KS2 Science


Portsdown Inclusion Centre (PIC):

Ms D Ayers


Leadership Cover teacher

Mrs Z Bill (part time) - KS1 Science


Currently on maternity leave

Miss M Hall

Mrs L Humphreys


Classroom Teaching Assistants:

Year R 

Mrs S Hounsell, Mrs S Woodason, Mrs J Reynolds

Year 1

Miss S Brown, Miss N Brown

Year 2

Mrs D Hickley, Mrs L Child, Mrs N Dine, Mrs M North

Year 3

Mrs L Fegan, Mr E Owen-Jones, Miss H Leggett

Year 4

Mrs L Sparks, Miss L Bickel, Mrs C Metherall

Year 5

Mrs K Crisp, Miss A Fewings, Mrs H Ball

Year 6

Mrs G Yaxley, Miss A O'Brien, Miss H Simpson

SEMH Support

Miss S Brooks, Miss Y Rose-Forde


Teaching Assistants for Portsdown Inclusion Centre:

Mrs C Warren 

Mrs L Purtill

Mrs S Wilson


Speech and Language Therapy Teaching Assistant:

Mrs D Sellers


Librarian - Mrs L O'Harrow

Reading Champion - Mr S Smith


ICT Technician - Mr C Smart


Office Staff:

Mrs J Newbury - Finance Manager

Mrs E Durow - Support Manager

Miss S Moorhead - Administration Assistant 

Mrs S Carpenter - Attendance Officer



Inclusion Team:

Mrs D Hardy - Home Family Link Worker

Mrs A Jordan - Learning Mentor

Mrs T Blades - Learning Mentor

Mrs S Carpenter - Attendance Officer

Mr I Hurry - Pastoral Support Worker 


Site Team:

Mr A Taylor - Facilities/Site Manager

Mr S Earley - Assistant Caretaker

Mrs C Neil - Cleaner

Miss H Farndell - Cleaner

Mrs M Tate - Cleaner

Mrs T O'Shea - Cleaner


Midday Supervisors:

Main School-

Senior Supervisor - Mrs G Yaxley


Mrs C Neil, Ms M O'Brien, Mrs B Somerset,

Miss M Tate, Miss C Metherell , Ms L Fegan, Mrs C Davies,

Mrs D Hickley, Mrs L Purtill, Mrs T O'Shea, Miss Rose-Forde

Mrs M North, Miss N Brown, Mr E Owen-Jones, Mrs L Bickel

Miss R Green, Ms K Storey, Miss T Sweeney, Mrs D Tee



Miss H Farndell & Miss K Baverstock