Members of staff at our school


The school is staffed by caring and experienced teachers who are ably supported by committed classroom assistants. Every adult in our school has a joint responsibility to ensure that we provide a quality education within a happy and secure learning environment.

The Senior Management Team

Liz Holmes - Headteacher
Jason Gathercole - Deputy Headteacher
Rachel Harper - EYFS and Key Stage 1 Manager
Ffion Carr - Assistant Headteacher & SENCo



Jason Gathercole

Rachel Harper

Ffion Carr

Fiona Brown

Sandra Richards

Amanda Mitchell

Jill Hudson

Lynsey Morfill

Richard Carr

Kate Thomas

Claire Hamer

Mitch Taylor

Victoria David


School Business Manager

Allison Edwards 

School Administrators

Carol Sambrook

Gaelan Hockenhull

Donna Coley - Friday AM


Site Manager

Keith Bradford

Teaching Assistants

Andrea Carswell

Sara Evans

Rachel Owen (HLTA)

Mel Clews (HLTA)

Calvin Hignett (Sport HLTA)

Laura Askew (Apprentice TA) 

Special Needs Teaching Assistants

Jo Pragg

Kim Russell

Lynne Wilde

Sarah Bainbridge

Diane Jones

Angela Ackers

Michelle Thomas

Esther Griffiths

Jade Hignett 

Victoria Howes

Sarah Morgan 

Jodie Braddock-Bould


 Lunchtime Supervisors

Donna Coley

Sarah Morgan

Terry Beeston

Jade Hignett

Angela Ackers

Jenny White

Esther Griffiths

Gemma Davidson

Tina Smith 

Laura Askew


Kitchen Staff

Amy Jackman (Cook)

Stacey Wilde (Asst. Cook)

Sandy Surridge

Claire Stevens

Estefania Cordoba Bueno



Cleaning Staff

Mark Turner (Cleaner in Charge)

Debbie Game

Kate Chadd

Jenny White

Yvonne James



Latest News

  • Guide Dogs for the Blind Charity Cake Sale
    On Wednesday 15th May, 2019 some of our Year 6 children are holding a cake sale. Cakes will be on sale at morning break for a minimum donation of 20p per cake. We would be very grateful if donations of cakes can be brought in to school.
  • U11 Boys Football Finalists!
    Huge congratulations to our U11 Boys football team for reaching the final of the Shrewsbury Severn Cup. The final will be played at the Shrewsbury Town Football Club Stadium on Friday 10th May, 2019. Kick off at 3.00pm. Good luck boys!
  • PTA Easter Bingo
    'Thank you' to everyone who attended the Easter Bingo event on Friday 5th April, 2019 and to everyone who donated Easter chocolate for prizes. A fantastic £338.50 has been raised for school funds!
  • Bag 2 School
    'Thank you' to everyone who filled a bag for the PTA fundraiser 'Bag 2 School'. A fantastic £76.00 has been raised for school funds.
  • Plastic Bottles Update!
    A huge 'Thank you' to everyone who sent in their empty 2 litre plastic bottles. We have received over our target of 1500 bottles and will begin building the greeenhouse before Easter.
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Latest School Events

Break up for Half Term holiday24May2019

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PTA Cake sale24May2019

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm @ Mereside School

The PTA will be selling cakes after school on the KS2 playground. Doantions please; all money raised will go to PTA school funds.

Whitsun Half Term Holiday27May2019

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Year 6 Meole Brace Transition Meeting03Jun2019

9:30 am - 10:15 am @ Mereside School

Dr Smith from Meole Brace Secondary School will be in school to meet with the Year 6 pupils moving to Meole Brace in September.

Return to School03Jun2019

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