Staff Qualifications

emmaHeadteacher – Mrs E Sillitoe

BSc Hons Psychology Sheffield University, PGCE (QTS) Sheffield, SENCO,  First Aid at work. Designated Safeguarding Lead. Safer Recruitment in Education.

Class Teacher – Key Stage 2 SENCO

Mrs E Austin

BA (Hons) Education and Training QTS University of Southampton. Qualification SENCO (Canterbury 2015)   Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead.

Class Teacher/Key Stage 1 SENCO  – Badgers Class (Y3/4)

Miss Emily Whitehead

PGCE London South Bank University (2013)

BSc (Hons) Psychology and Education, Keele University (2011) 

Class Teacher – Bats Class (Y5) 

Mrs Lindsey Barnes

BA (Hons) Education Studies University of Greenwich (2006)

Class Teacher – Bats Class (Y5)

Mrs Wendy Cox

PGCE Open University (1996)

Class Teacher – Hedgehogs Class (Y2/3)

Mrs Kim McColl

B Ed (Hons) Christ Church Canterbury (1984)

Class Teacher – Owls Class (Y6) Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Mrs L Hull

Level 2 Teaching Assistant.  Foundation to Drawing & Talking Therapy.  Schools First Aid.  HLTA.

Class Teacher – Owls Class (Y6) Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Mrs L New

Level 3 Teaching Assistant.  HLTA.

Class Teacher – Miss M Rodin

PGCE – University of Cambridge (2018)

Teacher – Mr G Smith


Sports Teachers

George Landais and Kelsey Birchmore

Social Skills Teacher – Mrs Kathy Charman

Batchelor of Education Degree (Specialising in The Education of Children with Special Needs)

Teaching Assistant – Mrs S West

Level 3 Teaching Assistant.  Working towards British Dyslexia Level 5 Qualification.  Paediatric First Aid

Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Mrs Karen Whitehead

University of Northampton (2016)

Teaching Assistant – Mrs M Berry

Office Manager – Mrs S Webb (Monday, Thursday & Friday)

NCFE Level 2 for Teaching Assistants. Safer Recruitment in Education. Schools First Aid. 

Office Manager – Mrs P Strong (Monday, Tuesday , Wednesday & Thursday)

Schools First Aid.  Safer Recruitment in Education.

Site Manager – Mr K Wills

Health & Safety in the Workplace – Level 2.  Caretaker Course.

Midday Supervisor – Mrs Kristine Stanton

Level 2 Food Hygiene and Paediatric First Aid

Midday Supervisor – Mrs Denise Wickens

Level 2 Food Hygiene and Paediatric First Aid

Domestic Support (Clean Green Cleaning Company)

What Ofsted say about our staff

“The quality of teaching is outstanding. The teaching staff are very well trained, not only in the subjects of the curriculum but also in how best to address the special educational needs of their pupils.”