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Castle Batch

Primary School Academy

Happy, confident children, learning to learn

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 Need Coordinator

Hannah Jones is the SENDCO for the school






Hannah Tedder  - Active Travel Leader Speech & Language Base - KS1
Julie Bestwick  Speech & Language Base - KS2
Lucy Rees - EYFS/KS1 Leader & PE Leader Foundation
Rebecca Smith - Art Leader Foundation
Jane Blake - English Leader Foundation
Helen Lovejoy - Acting Vice Principal Year 1 
Becky Hatch - Maths Leader Year 1
Ellie Brownlee Year 1
Caroline Pham - Maths  Leader Year 1
Anna Neilson - Music Leader Year 2
Stacey Harraway  Year 2
Alison Thompson - Literacy Leader Year 3
Kate McKenzie - History Leader Year 3
Caroline Dawe - Science Leader Year 3
Jess Bonsey - Geography Leader Year 4
Emily Hanratty - Design Technology Leader  Maternity Leave
Lorraine Dent (Maternity Cover) Year 4
Catherine Bowes Year 4
Ali Sweet - PE and Sports Leader Year 5
Jack Chambers - PHSE Leader Year 5
Debbie Buckland - KS2 Leader & ICT Leader Year 6
Lindsay Avci - RE and Assembly Leader Year 6



Support Staff


Sarah Roper Learning Support Assistant
Lorraine Harper Higher Level Teaching Assistant / After School Club Co-ordinator
Stacey Jenkins Higher Level Teaching Assistant 
Alison Scott Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Bonny Owens Learning Support Assistant
Debra Marchant Learning Support Assistant
Katie Betts Teaching Assistant / After School Play Worker
Anne-Marie Colman Teaching Assistant 
Donna Pengelly Higher Level Teaching Assistant / After School Play Worker
Deb Cook Learning Support Assistant
Joy Grimsby Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Karen Jenkins Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Andrea Drury Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Nicola Drew Learning Support Assistant / Speech & Language Base Play Worker
Tracey Adamson Learning Support Assistant Resource Base
Michele Lowndes Learning Support Assistant
Sharon Abdelhakim Learning Support Assistant
Lisa Woollard Learning Support Assistant
Clare Hughes Learning Support Assistant
Rachel Coumbe Learning Support Assistant
Claire Crago Learning Support Assistant
Fallon Widdowson Learning Support Assistant
Matt Gillette Learning Support Assistant
Jessica Coughlan Learning Support Assistant
Paula Sweeting  Learning support Assistant/After School Play Worker
Tracey Hillman Breakfast Club Play Worker/Cleaner
Sue Syrad Breakfast Club Play Worker/Cleaner


Academy Council Members

Leila Board Acting Chair of Governors
Lucy Rees Staff Governor
Sally Taylor Acting Principal
George Berridge Acting Vice Chair/Parent Governor
Vacancy Parent Governor
Hannah Tedder Staff Governor
Charlotte House Co-opted Governor
Will Jefferies Co-opted Governor
Lesley Thompson Parent Governor
Vacancy Parent Governor
Debbie Parker Clerk to the Governors


Lunchtime Supervisers

Tracey Hillman Sue Syrad Charmian Ellis
Carly Hendry Paula Sweeting Angie Goodchild
Michelle Parkin Laura Dando Lisa Woollard
Trish Parsons Janet Boobyer Clare Hughes
Kellie Gifford Jo Ling Cheryl Durston
Nicola Taylor Rachel Coumbe Leanne Strange
Matt Gillette