Mereside CE

Staff at Mereside

Mrs Liz Holmes

Executive Principal

Mr Jason Gathercole

Vice Principal

Mrs Ffion Carr

Assistant Principal


Mrs Rachel Harper

EYFS Leader and Wrens Class teacher

Miss Bronwen Parker

Robins Class teacher


Mrs Samantha Waters

Field Mice

Mrs Emma Nadin


Mrs Rachel Wakefield



Mr Dave Peterson


Miss Naomi Andrews



Miss Hannah Cummings


Miss Jessica Moffat



Mr Richard Carr

Pine Martens

Mrs Jill Hudson



Mr Calvin Hignett


Mrs Sarah Barker


Miss Jessica Wilson

Red Kites

Miss Claire Hamer

Sparrow Hawks


Mrs Fiona Brown

Class teacher

Mrs Kate Thomas 

Class teacher

Miss Natalie Lawrence


Mrs Rachel Owen


Mrs Mel Clews


Mrs Jodie Braddock-Bould


Mrs Angela Ackers

HLTA for attendance 


Miss Jazmin Dyke

Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Heather Ryde

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sara Evans

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Andrea Carswell

Teaching Assistant


Mrs Esther Griffiths

Teaching Assistant

Mr Craig Jones

Teaching Assistant

Miss Laura Askew

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sarah Morgan

Teaching Assistant


Mrs Jo Pragg

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kim Russell

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sarah Bainbridge

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lynne Wilde

Teaching Assistant


Miss Elise Ife

Apprentice TA

Miss Isabelle Philpott

Apprentice TA

Miss Rozzie Case

Teaching Assistant

Miss Rachel Mountain

Apprentice TA

Mrs Di Jones

Pastoral Support

Mrs Jade Owen



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Latest School Events

Tempest Photography - individual and sibling photos03Oct2022

9:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Mereside Academy

PTA Annual General Meeting (AGM)03Oct2022

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ The White Horse Pub, Welock Road

Please come along to meet the committee and see what we have fundraised over 2021/2022....We would love to see you!

Welcome to EYFS presentation meeting04Oct2022

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Mereside Academy

Mrs Harper is holding an information session at the school for parents and carers of reception pupils. The purpose of this session is to tell you more about the Reception year and to provide you with some insight into your child’s day at school.

Year 6 Level 1 & 2 Bikeability Training10Oct2022

9:00 am - 13 oct, 2:00 pm @ Mereside Academy

Belvidere Secondary School Open Morning (Year 6’s)11Oct2022

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Belvidere Secondary School

A chance for Year 6 Students, parents and carers to view the secondary school. To book a time slot please contact the school

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