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Castle Batch

Primary School Academy

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Who Are We?

Please find below a list of all the staff members at Castle Batch Primary School Academy.

Senior Leadership Team

Administration Team

Pupil and Family Support Workers

Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Inclusion Lead






Hannah Tedder  - Design Technology LeaderSpeech & Language Base - KS1
Julie Bestwick - Little HeroesSpeech & Language Base - KS2
Helen Lovejoy - EYFS and KS1 Leader Foundation
Rebecca Smith - Art LeaderFoundation
Jane Blake - Early Years & Key Stage 1 English LeadFoundation
Stacey Harraway - Art LeaderYear 1
Caroline Pham - PE and Sports LeaderYear 1
Ellie Brownlee - RE LeaderYear 1
Kathleen Veal - PSHE LeaderYear 2
Molly Priddle - Music LeaderYear 2
Emily Hanratty - Music LeaderYear 2
Jody Elms - Modern Foreign Language LeaderYear 3
Kate McKenzie - History LeaderYear 3
Caroline Dawe - Science LeaderYear 3
Jess Bonsey - Geography and Coaching LeaderYear 4
Laura Fairhurst - School Council Leader and Designated Teacher for LAC/PLACYear 4
Jack Chambers - Maths LeaderYear 5
Ruby Depledge - Computing LeaderYear 5
Ali Sweet - PE and Sports LeaderYear 6
Tom Hassall - Vice Principal and Curriculum LeaderYear 6
Debbie Buckland - English and Computing LeaderYear 6



Support Staff


Stacey JenkinsHigher Level Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant
Donna PengellyHigher Level Teaching Assistant / After School Play Worker
Alison ScottHigher Level Teaching Assistant
Karen JenkinsHigher Level Teaching Assistant
Clare HughesHigher Level Teaching Assistant
Nicola DrewLearning Support Assistant / Speech & Language Base Play Worker
Anne-Marie ColmanLearning Support Assistant
Bonny OwensLearning Support Assistant
Charlotte CrokerLearning Support Assistant
Charmian EllisLearning Support Assistant
Cheryl DurstonLearning Support Assistant 
Claire CragoLearning Support Assistant
Deb CookLearning Support Assistant
Debra MarchantLearning Support Assistant
Ellie MerrittLearning Support Assistant
Fallon WiddowsonLearning Support Assistant
Jane Broughton-PriceLearning Support Assistant
Jennifer-Leigh RowanLearning Support Assistant
Julija WachowiczLearning Support Assistant
Laura DandoLearning Support Assistant
Leanne StrangeLearning Support Assistant
Lisa WoollardLearning Support Assistant
Mandy ColemanLearning Support Assistant
Mandy GormanLearning Support Assistant
Maria GeliyorLearning Support Assistant
Maria HemmingLearning Support Assistant
Matt GilletteLearning Support Assistant
Megan Burton-DickieLearning Support Assistant
Melissa FelthamLearning Support Assistant
Michele LowndesLearning Support Assistant
Michelle ParkinLearning Support Assistant
Nora ChishiranovaLearning Support Assistant
Sharon Bergin-CarterLearning Support Assistant
Sophie ClarkeLearning Support Assistant
Sue BryantLearning Support Assistant
Paula Sweeting Learning support Assistant/After School Play Worker
Tracey HillmanLearning Support Assistant/ Breakfast Club Play Worker
Sue SyradBreakfast Club Play Worker



Academy Council Members

Clare NealeChair of Governors
Sally TaylorPrincipal
Hannah TedderStaff Governor
Kirsty AaronTPLT Staff Governor
Ali DruryParent Governor
Leila BoardParent Governor
Dave Trevaskus

Parent Governor

Cherry Groves

Parent Governor

Debbie ParkerClerk to the Governors



Lunchtime Supervisors

Tracey HillmanMandy GormanNicola Taylor
Lisa WoollardConnie AllsworthCharmian Ellis
Jennifer-Leigh RowanJane Broughton-PriceJulija Wachowicz
Nora ChishiranovaPaula SweetingLeanne Strange
Michelle ParkinLaura DandoSharon Bergin-Carter
Charlotte CrokerJanet BoobyerEllie Merritt
Kellie GiffordSophie ClarkeCharmaine Davies