Staff

Our staff have a wealth of experience and all share the common goal to instil a love of learning in our pupils.

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In the lower school, there is one teacher and one classroom assistant per class.  In the upper years there is one teacher per class. We have specialist teachers for P.E, French, Music, Drama, and EAL.  Some staff run additional after-school clubs, including Cookery, Mandarin, Robotics, Judo and Animation.

Senior Leadership Team

Claire Murdoch
Head Teacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Pastoral & Wellbeing, EAL Coordinator, SENCO, e-Safety & Data Protection Coordinator, BSc Psychology, Dip Art in Education, PGCE, QTS

Alarie Drummonds
Deputy Head Teacher, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Year 5 & 6 Teacher, Academic & Assessment, Maths Coordinator, BSc Psychology and Counselling, PGCE, QTS

Teaching Staff

Monique Daci
Year 1 Teacher, Head of EYFS, Phonics & Science Coordinator, PGCE, QTS, BSc Biomedical Sciences

Ashley Johnson
Reception Teacher,  History & Geography Coordinator, Bachelor of Education, LLB Law 

Charlotte Jones
Reception Teacher, DT Coordinator, PGCE, QTS, BA English Literature & Linguistics

Amma Osei
Year 2 Teacher, RE Coordinator, PGCE, QTS, BSc Media Production

Leah Golding
Year 3 Teacher, English & Art Coordinator, PGCE, QTS, BA Theatre and Drama Arts

Ramona Elvin
Year 4 Teacher, PHSE Coordinator, PGCE, QTS, BA Psychosocial Studies

Rabia Begum
Reception Teaching Assistant, Level 3 Early Years Educator 

Moriam Begum
Reception Teaching Assistant, Level 3 Early Years Educator 

Rachel Kevany
Year 1 Teaching Assistant, BA Music & Philosophy, MA Musical Theatre Performance (also provides private singing classes)

Rhiannon Jones
Year 2 Teaching Assistant, BSc Biology

Steven Murray
Year 5 & 6 Teaching Assistant, BSc Combined STEM

 Specialists, Ater School Club Providers & Visiting Music Teachers

Laetitia Khenchelaoui
Specialist French Teacher, PGCE, QTS, BA Applied Foreign Languages

Karen Holmes
Specialist Drama and LAMDA Teacher, MA In Voice and The Actor, BA in Theatre Studies, QTS

Elsa Lucking
Specialist Music Teacher, PGCE, QTS, G.R.S.M Royal Academy of Music

Danielle Baycanli
PE Teacher / Cover Teacher / Computing Coordinator, PGCE, QTS, BA PE and Sports

Tina Davis
EAL Tutor, BA Theatre Design, TEFL

Will Rowland
Music Teacher, Piano BA Hons in Music

Tim Carnegie
HND Music Performance, Drums

James Bramley
MSc Dev. Studies, BA, Music Advanced certificates, Guitar

Mary Lee
Mandarin & Maths After School Club, PGCE, Level 5 Diploma in Maths Teaching

Emma Gerrett
Saxophone and Clarinet, BMus Music Performance

Dora Martinkova
Animation After School Club

Admin, Maintenance & Support Staff

Louise Kavanagh
School Administrator

Bonyo Dimitrov
New Model School Sites Manager

Valerie Warde
School Assistant and Lunchtime & After School Care Supervisor, Diabetes Coordinator