Meet the Staff

Chief Executive Officer for Avocet Academy Trust

Mrs C Singleton

Director of Learning for Avocet Academy Trust

Mrs J Stanley-Bell

Head of School

Mrs M Geater (maternity leave from 23rd April 2019)

Acting Heads of School

Mrs M Chadwick

Mrs L Melton

Teaching Staff


Mrs C Miller (EYFS Leader)
Miss Chatten-Berry (Nursery Nurse)

Early Years and Year 1 Team

Miss A Jordan
Miss G Wells
Mrs H Daynes/Ms J Wright

Year 2 and Year 3 Team

Miss A Murkett (English Leader/Senior Leadership Team)
Mr T Bosher
Miss Y Otter

Year 4 and Year 5 Team

Mrs L Melton (Assistant Head of School/Maths Leader)
Mrs M Jinks (Curriculum Development Lead/Senior Leadership Team)
Ms C Hall
Mr N Copely (part time)

Year 6

Mr C Paylor
Mrs K Tucker (part time)

Inclusion Team

Special Educational Needs

Mrs M Chadwick (Assistant Head of School/SENDCo)
Mrs B Wilson (SENDCo Assistant/THRIVE Practitioner/Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)
Mrs S Purkiss (Speech and Language Specialist)

Attendance and Safeguarding Officer

Miss H Cornwell

Family Liaison Officer

Mrs H Hammond (THRIVE Practitioner)


Support Staff


Mrs H Hammond
Mrs B Wilson
Mrs S Purkiss

Support Staff

Mrs J Dale
Mrs T Edwards
Mrs S Fisher
Mrs T Fryer
Mrs Z Golding
Mrs C Hambling
Mrs C Meadows
Mrs G Rolph
Mrs S Linsell
Mrs K Littler
Miss C Miekle
Miss S Gissing
Mrs C Heath
Miss L Thurston

Office Team

Mrs W Holgate (Finance Officer)
Mrs L Pegg (Administrative Assistant)

Mrs N Legh-Smith (DPO and Compliance Officer for Avocet Academy Trust)


Mr C Lister

Kitchen/Midday Supervising Staff

Mrs S Donnelly - Cook
Mrs D Brewer - Assistant Cook
Mrs G Sanders - Assistant Cook
Mrs V Foreman
Mrs D Cosgrove
Mrs M Neal
Mrs C James
Miss K Le Grys
Miss M George
Miss L Bailey