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Our Staff

Below shows the staffing structure for 2021-2022, including names of key staff across the school.

Please use the school's details on the Contact Us page if you would like to speak to somebody.


Senior Leadership Team

Ian Armstrong - Headteacher

George Turner - Deputy Headteacher

Lucy Guppy - Assistant Headteacher 

Amanda Johnson - Assistant Headteacher

Claire Porter - Safeguarding and Pastoral Lead



Lucy Guppy - Diamonds Class

Kirsty Niven - Rubies Class

Hannah Birks - Emeralds Class

Chloe Green - Sapphires Class

Bali Kaur - Haddon Class

Helen Tempest - Sudbury Class

Jo Willoughby - Kedleston Class

Amanda Shipley - Chatsworth Class

Amanda Johnson - Calke Class


Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Jim Kirk - Diamonds Class

Alex Paul - Rubies Class

Rachel Whittaker - Emeralds Class

Michelle Smith - Sapphires Class

Tara Gaskin - Haddon Class

Carol Jones - Sudbury Class

Natalie Millbourne - Kedleston Class

Lisa King - Chatsworth Class

Jordan Thompson - Calke Class


Teaching Assistants

Emma Thornewill

Marie Goodacre

Shazia Ali

Jeanette Ireland

Gemma Pickess

Karen Margott

Davinder Phullar

Jo Ebanks

Rashpal Sanghera

Jayne Grimadell

Kerry Donaldson

Julia Redfern

Steph Conlon

Laura-Jane Harrison

Sheila Harrison

Manjit Cheema

Jessica Cushley

Parween Din

Lesley Clarke

Gill Finnegan

Charanjit Cheema

Jackie King

Jo Morris

Lucy Gozzard

Lucy Finnegan

Katy Banton


Lunchtime Supervisors 

Nahieed Aktar

Abbie Baines

Karamjit Banga

Rifat Parveen

Cheryl Shipley

Mahjabeen Aktar

Linda Blank

Tammy Massey

Shanaz Aktar

Andrea Hancock

Sue Hayward

Nusrat Muktar

Ranjit Sohal

John Hannan

Samreen Choudhary

Linda Dunne

Julie Proudfoot

Sally Armstrong


Administration & Facilities 

Kenny Mann - Site Supervisor

Jackie Keeling - Pool Manager

Carrol Mewis - Lifeguard

Jean Long - Administration Support Officer


Catering & Cleaning

Catering Services are externally provided by Caterlink

Cleaning services are externally provided by Ideal Cleaning Services LTD