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Meet The Wood Bank Team

Senior Leadership Team

Acting Headteacher: Jenna Port

Deputy Headteacher: Julie Warren

Assistant Headteachers: Jessica Andrews & Abigail Smith 

Hedgehog Class Team

Class Teacher: Katherine Gibson

Teaching Assistants: Sally Riley, Salma Kauser, Karen Fielden, Alison Bath, Mandy Burnside

 

Squirrel Class Team

Class Teacher: Nicola Crowther

Teaching Assistants: Yvonne Lovatt, Michelle Sloane, Ben Smee, Michelle Oldroyd

Owl Class Team

Class Teacher: Moira Richard, Crystel Hall

Teaching Assistants: Samina Kauser, Helen Garthwaite, Anna Mulgrew, Cheryl Bailey, Rachel Cockroft

Fox Class Team

Class Teacher: Jessica Andrews/Julie Warren

Teaching Assistants:  Kath White, Francine Manson, Asma Bibi, Terri Woodrup, Hannah Beddoe

Badger Class Team 

Class Teacher: Andrew Carnochan

Teaching Assistants: Theo Piper-Griffiths, Naseem Malik, Katerzyna Royston, Helen Van-Boek

Butterfly Class Team

Class Teacher:  Becky Bell/Stacey Machon

Teaching Assistants: Dawn Rochford, Dianne Whitton, Jane Smith, Lorraine Whitehead, Sadia Rana

Otter Class Team

Class Teacher: Abigail Smith

Teaching Assistants:  Marie Stephenson, Jessica Hales, Sam Tattersall, Dianne Hegginbottom

Kestrel Class Team

Class Teacher:  Ben Walker

Teaching Assistants: Ashley Shepherd, Brook Ward, Tony Simmonds, Janet Saville

 

Additional Staff

Family Intervention & Designated Safeguarding Lead: Kym Lockett

Unqualified Teacher: Joan Bailey 

Moving and Handling Lead: Karen Turnbull

Cover Supervisors with Responsibility for Physical Welfare: Dianne Hegginbottom, Helen VanBoek

Senior Administrator: Petra Watson

Assistant Administrator: Liz Haigh

Premises Manager: Salv Turkaly

Catering Manager: James Bentley

Kitchen Assistant: Carole Benson

Cleaners:  Susan Kuterescz

 

 External Partners

Leadership and Professional Development Partner: Karen Muscat-Baron (Ambron Solutions)

Bursar: Mohammed Ameen (MA - Business & Financial Management for Schools Ltd)

School Nurse: Maggie Hirst (NHS)

Health Care Assistant: Claire Westacott (NHS)  

Speech & Language Therapist: Lisi Czira (NHS)

Physiotherapist: Rachel Whalley (NHS)

Occupational Therapist: Lesley Smith (NHS)

Orthotist: Chris Bowden (NHS)

Therapy Assistants: Linda Waddington, Jenna Howe (NHS)