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Who’s Who

Staff List and Qualifications (alphabetical)

Members of the Board

Mrs Vanessa Aris  MBE MSc      Chairman of Croft Governing Committee, ex officio Member of the Board

Mr Marcus Cook  BSc (Hons) PGCE      Headmaster

Mr Barney Thornton  BA (Hons)      Director, School Business Manager, * SLT

Mrs Jenny Thornton  BSc OT SROT SIPT Cert      Director

Mrs Lyndall Thornton  Cert Ed (Lond) FRSA      Chair of the Board


Mr Marcus Cook  BSc (Hons) PGCE      * SLT, ** SMT, Teacher

Deputy Headteacher

Mr Ed Bolderston  BSc (Hons) PGCE     * SLT, ** SMT, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Teacher

Assistant Headteachers

Mrs Gemma Cook  BEd (Hons) NPQML ASA Qualified Swimming      Assistant Headteacher (Academic), ** SMT, Teacher

Mr James Ferris  BA (Hons) QTS NPQH      Assistant Headteacher (Pastoral), ** SMT, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Teacher

Faculty Heads

Mrs Sara Barrett  BA (Hons) QTS      Head of Creative Arts Faculty, Head of Drama, Teacher

Mr Jacob Burrows  BSc (Hons) PGCE      Head of Emotional & Physical Development Faculty, Form Teacher

Mr David Coggins  BA (Hons) PGCE      Head of Humanities Faculty, Class Teacher

Mr Liam Mills  BA (Hons) PGCE      Head of STEM Faculty, Head of Technology & ICT, Teacher

Mrs Becky Slatter    BEd (Hons) Level 2 Teaching Swimming PostGrad SEN Coordinator     Head of Languages Faculty, Class Teacher

Early Years Team

Mrs Emily Allen  OCR Level 3, Open Studies Certificate in Child Psychology      Learning Assistant

Mrs Denise Austin  BEd (Hons)      Early Years Class Teacher

Miss Caroline Beale  BA EY (Open) OCN Forest School (3)      Early Years Teacher, Forest School Leader

Mrs Ginny Bell  CACHE Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Miss Ruby Clarke      Croft Assistant

Mrs Nicki Connell  BA History of Art      Learning Assistant

Mrs Olivia Davies  CACHE Level 3 Diploma & Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship      Learning Assistant

Mrs Charlotte Garne  BA (Hons) Early Childhood Education Studies      Early Years Class Teacher

Mr Oliver Harrison  BA (Hons)      Key Group Leader

Mrs Alexandra Kerby  NVQ Level 3      Key Group Leader (Maternity Leave)

Miss Katie Lake  Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant, Wraparound Care

Miss Evie Lowe  BEd QTS      Early Years Class Teacher

Mrs Daniella Malik  Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Practitioner      Learning Assistant

Mrs Laura Smith  NCFE CACHE Level 3      Key Group Leader (Maternity Cover)

Mrs Caroline Stirling  Bachelor of Education (UNISA) QTS      Key Group Leader

Miss Angela Thompson  BTeach (ECE) EYPS      Deputy Early Years Manager, Early Years Class Teacher

Mrs Alison Webber  BA (Hons) QTS EYPS      Early Years Manager, ** SMT, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Early Years Teacher

Teaching Team - Years 1 to 6

Mrs Sharon Allen  NNEB Modern Mont Dip Dist      Learning Assistant

Miss Laura Barton  BA (Hons) QTS      Class Teacher

Mrs Katie Blatcher BSc (Hons) PGCE      Head of History, Head of RE

Mrs Stella Blue  QCF Level 3      Learning Assistant, Wraparound Care

Mrs Lucy Bolderston  BA (Hons) PGCE      Class Teacher

Mrs Victoria Bond  BEd (Hons) ASA      Class Teacher

Mrs Leesa Brennan  MA BSc (Hons)      Head of Games & PE (Girls), Cover Manager

Mrs Clare Caines  BEd (Hons) QTS      Learning Assistant

Mrs Lynn Chatwin  NVQ Level 3 Childcare      Learning Assistant

Mrs Natasha Clark-Hammond  BA Primary Ed with QTS       Teacher

Mrs Laura Collet-Wilby  MA Music PGCE      Director of Music

Mrs Judith Cranmer  CACHE Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Mrs Emily Dawber  BSc (Hons) QTS      Teacher

Mrs Hazel Dennes  BEd (Hons)      Teacher

Mrs Emma Derbyshire  BSc (Hons) PGCE      Class Teacher

Mrs Nicola Dove  BSc (Hons) PGCE      Class Teacher

Mrs Laura Fines-Allin  Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Mr Tom Genders  BA (Hons) PGCE      Head of Art and Design

Mrs Leigh Hands  NVQ Level 3 CCLD      Learning Assistant

Mr Nicholas Harper  BA (Hons) SEQ STA (2)      Head of Games & PE (Boys)

Mrs Becci Harris  NVQ Level 3      Learning Assistant, Swimming Assistant, Wraparound Care

Mrs Hannah Harris  NNEB Mont Teaching Diploma      Learning Assistant

Mrs Linda Harris  C&G Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Mrs Elizabeth Hartley-Lever  BA (Hons) PGCE      Head of English

Miss Laura Holland  BSc (Hons) PGCE      Learning Assistant (EHCP)

Miss Felicity Hopkins  CACHE Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Mrs Caroline Hudson  CACHE Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Ms Paula Lawrence  C&G Level 2      Learning Assistant

Mrs Shirley-Anne Lilley  C&G Level 3 Diploma      Learning Assistant

Mrs Louise Livingstone Jones BA (Hons)      Class Teacher

Miss Melissa Maclean  B Mus (Hons) ALCM PGCE      Head of Maths

Mrs Rachel Macrae  BSc (Hons) PGCE      Head of Science

Mrs Angela Mills BEd BSc (Canada), OCN Forest School Level 3      Class Teacher

Mrs Philippa Paddock  BA (Hons) PGCE      MFL Teacher

Mrs Jenna Powell  BA (Hons) with QTS Specialist Leader in Education      Class Teacher, PSHE

Mrs Katie Scott  BA (Hons) with QTS      Class Teacher

Miss Holly Simmonds  NCFE CACHE Early Years Educator      Learning Assistant

Mrs Rachael Tedds  BA (Hons) PGCE      Class Teacher

Mrs Terry Titchener  QTS Higher Dipl Ed (SA) PgD Special & Inclusive Education      Class Teacher

Miss Laura Urquhart  BA (Hons) BSc (Hons) PGCE      Class Teacher

Mrs Lyn Walter  Modern Mont Dip Dist      Learning Assistant

Learning Support Team

Mrs Louise Anstey  BSC (Hons) PGCE      SENDCo, SMT, Teacher

Mrs Kate Bull  LLB PGCE      Learning Support Teacher

Mrs Helen Foster  BSc (Hons) Level 2 Support T&L in Schools      Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Emma Miles BA (Hons) Learning Support in School Level 3      Learning Assistant

Mrs Nita Rouse  CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Supporting T&L in Schools      Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Rachael Seamer  BEd (Hons) PostGrad in Language & Communication Impairment in Children      Learning Support Teacher

Non Teaching Support Staff

Mr Martin Ashfield      Cleaner

Mrs Antonietta Caruso      Food Service Assistant

Mr Jack Chatwin      Cleaner

Mrs Jo Grant      Croft Assistant (Lunchtime Supervision & Library)

Mrs Colina Guest      Cleaner

Mrs Nicola Hale      Food Service Assistant

Mr Steven Henderson      Estate Manager

Mrs Alison Hickman      Administrative Assistant

Mrs Lynne Hinson      Food Service Assistant, Wraparound Care

Mrs Sally Jeffcoate      Head of Admissions & Administration

Mr Jakub Kupisz     Cleaner

Mrs Shirley Leigh      Cook

Mrs Jane Martin  BA (Hons)      Administrative Assistant

Mrs Paula McGill  Chartered FCIPD BSc (Hons)      HR Manager

Mrs Joanna McKenna  FCCA BSc (Hons)     Accounts Manager

Mrs Serena Mitchinson      Catering Manager

Mr Stuart Morris      Facilities Manager

Mrs Denise O’Shea  RGN      School Nurse, Wraparound Care

Ms Liz O'Shea  BA (Hons)      Executive Assistant to Headmaster & Board of Directors

Mr Lindsay Philip      Groundsman

Mrs Jody Reekie  MA (Hons)      Digital Marketing Coordinator

Mr John Reynolds      Groundsman

Mrs Sue Robinson      Chef

Mrs Tina Rose  RGN      School Nurse

Mrs Sarah Spurling      Receptionist

Mr David Suffling      Maintenance Assistant

Mrs Edina Szanto     Croft Assistant

* SLT    Senior Leadership Team          ** SMT    Senior Management Team 

Alveston Hill, Loxley Road,
Warwickshire, CV37 7RL

T:01789 293795

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