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Our Staff

Below shows the staffing structure for 2022-2023, 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

Amanda Johnson - Assistant Headteacher

Claire Porter - Safeguarding and Pastoral Manager

Emily Walker - Office Manager



Hannah Birks - Little Gems Class

Kirsty Niven - Rubies Class

Natalie Gardner - Emeralds Class

Katie Brown - Sapphires Class

Bali Kaur - Haddon Class & Diamonds Class

Helen Tempest - Sudbury Class

Sarah Parumal - Kedleston Class

Amanda Shipley - Chatsworth Class

Amanda Johnson - Calke Class

Jo Willoughby - EHCP Compliance Lead

Chloe Green - Maternity Leave


Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Alex Paul - Little Gems Class

Ashleigh Collins - Rubies Class

Rachel Whittaker - Emeralds Class

Jim Kirk - Sapphires Class

Tara Gaskin & Natalie Millbourne - Diamonds & Haddon Class

Carol Jones - Sudbury Class

Lisa King - Kedleston Class

Michelle Smith - Chatsworth Class & Calke Class


Teaching Assistants

Emma Thornewill

Marie Goodacre

Shazia Ali

Jeanette Ireland

Gemma Pickess

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 Plhae

Jackie King

Jo Morris

Lucy Gozzard

Lucy Finnegan

Katy Banton

Annemarie Seaby

Shaun Rodgers

Julie Fletcher

Stacey Walker


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

Linda Dunne

Julie Proudfoot

Sally Armstrong


Administration & Facilities 

Emily Walker - Office Manager

Jean Long - Administration Support Officer

Samreen Choudhary - Administration Support Officer (Supply Cover)

Kenny Mann - Site Manger

Jackie Keeling - Pool Manager

Carrol Mewis - Lifeguard


Catering & Cleaning

Catering Services are externally provided by Caterlink

Cleaning services are externally provided by Ideal Cleaning Services LTD