School Team -who’s who?

The school team have over 480 years of experience between them all! working in a range of Early years settings and schools. between us we speak over 20 different languages and have a range of specialist skills. (from a survey 2022) 

Leadership Team

Esther White– Headteacher

Tess Dean– Deputy head, Forest School Lead & teacher

Claire Brooker- SENCO,  Resource Provision Lead & Green Class Teacher

School business manager –Cheryl Harvey

Lead teacher –Emma Furlong

Teacher for two’s- Ros Paige

Admin Team

Ann Challis , Laura Eakin and Rachel Dunbar



Emma Furlong & Tess Dean

Year round Early years team & support staff

Extended day provision 

Elaine Cousins, Rebecca Hadju, Yada Disatan, Nives Zanouzi,

Sharanjit Jabbal, Lois Brown  & Jo Sammuels (cover)

Term Time Early years team & support staff

Andrea Lewis,Donna Egmore, Kelly Edenborough,

Michelle Botterill-Lynch, Lydia Eggling ,Mai Chong & Judy Shaw

  Ilona Nemes  Jo Samuels (Cover)

GREEN CLASS “The green”


Julie Doe & Claire Brooker

Nursery nurses & support staff

Sally D Adao, Samantha Gillbody,  Laila Raqasse

Speech & Language Therapist

Aimee Farndon

Occupational Therapist

Ben Fairbairn

Educational Psychologist

Sylvia Rojas

2 Year old provision


Ros Paige

Early years practitioners
Vanessa Oliveria, Gabriella Saracino, Judy Shaw & Oonagh Mcormack

Emerald Class Reception SRP


Zahra Ullah

Early years Practitioners 

Cherise Goodwin, Chelsey Ryan  & Madolin Sammour

Jenny Sellwood (Cover)


Emma Idris

site manager 

Richard Field


Chelsey Ryan, Venus Chan, Karen Robeson & Marie Camara

 The members of the early years team are
experts at planning the curriculum and creating learning opportunities that enable all
children to excel. The staff have ensured that all areas of learning are interwoven,
meeting the varied needs and interests of all children. OFSTED 2020