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

Naomi Andrews


School Business Manager

Allison Edwards 

School Administrators

Carol Sambrook

Gaelan Hockenhull

Donna Coley - Fridays


Site Manager

Keith Bradford

Teaching Assistants

Andrea Carswell

Sara Evans

Rachel Owen (HLTA)

Mel Clews (HLTA)

Calvin Hignett (Sport HLTA)

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

Laura Askew

Bronwen Parker

Heather Bakes


 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

  • Alzheimer's Society Fundraising Day - Update
    'Well done' & 'Thank you' to our Year 6 girls who organised the cake sale & non-uniform day in aid of the Alzheimer's Society. A fantastic £351.48 has been raised.
  • Alzheimer's Society Fundraising Day
    Some of our Year 6 Girls are holding a cake sale on Wednesday 19th June for Alzheimer's Society. Children can come to school dressed in white and blue clothing for a donation of £1. If you do not wish to donate, please come dressed in school uniform.
  • PTA School Discos - Update
    'Thank you' To everyone who supported the discos which took place on Friday 17th May. Both discos were very well attended with a record amount of £786.06 being raised for school funds.
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind Charity Cake Sale - Update
    Well done & thank you to the Year 6 children who organised a cake sale on Wednesday 15th May; a fantastic £50.00 has been raised for the charity.
  • 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.
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Latest School Events

Badgers Class Swimming Lesson17Sep2019

9:00 am - 10:45 am @ Prestfelde School

Badgers Class will be going to Prestfelde School for their weekly swimming lesson.

Meole Brace Secondary School Morning Tours17Sep2019

9:15 am - 20 sep, 11:00 am @ Meole Brace Secondary School

Morning tours for Year 6 pupils, their parents/carers and families to have a look around the school. Tours are by appointment only; to book a tour please contact Meole Brace School, 01743 235961.

Year 2 Arthog Outreach Team Building Activities Day18Sep2019

@ Mereside School

As part of our outdoor education development, Arthog Outreach will be in school running team building & problem solving activities with our Year 2 children.

Meole Brace Secondary School Open Evening18Sep2019

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ Meole Brace Secondary School

An opportunity for our Year 6 pupils, their Parents/Carers and families to have a look around the school.

PTA AGM Meeting18Sep2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Mereside School

This meeting is open to all parents/carers who would like to share ideas and help raise funds for the school. Please come along; everyone welcome!

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