Birchwood Grove


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Meet the Staff

Senior Leadership Team



Responsible for


Miss S White

Child protection, Mathematics, Website, Educational Visits

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs H Butler (maternity leave)

Assessment, Curriculum, RRS & Child protection

Acting Deputy Headteacher

Inclusion Manager and SEND Co-ordinator

Mrs S Williamson

SEND & Child protection

Key Stage One Leader

Mrs C Batchelor

English, Curriculum, EYFS & KS1

Acting Key Stage Two Leader

Miss J Whinder

Mrs S Williamson

Mathematics, PE & RRS

See above

Office Staff



Office Manager Mrs L Pugh
Receptionist/First Aid Mrs S Rowen
Business Manager Mrs S Plimmer

Teaching Staff


Year group

Responsible for

Mrs K Lucas Reception Gifted and talented & Art and Displays
Mrs C Batchelor Reception See above
Mrs S Holden Year One Pupil Premium Champion
Mrs R Mowforth Year One Geography
Mrs M Ward Year One RRS
Mrs P Muddell Year Two Computing
Mrs L Pitts Year Two PSHCE & SRE
Mrs A Cuthbert Year Two History
Mrs N Greenfield Year Two (Maternity) Computing
Mrs J Osborne Year Three Outdoor learning
Ms C Trevelyan Year Three MFL, RRS & Global Citizenship
Mrs T Cox Year Three R.E
Mr U Oranefo Year Four
Miss G Sullivan Year Four Computing
Mrs R Sykes Year Five and Six Science
Miss J Whinder Year Five and Six See above
Mr B Davies Year Five and Six Music
Miss C Whitehorn PPA Teacher Curriculum safety
Ms J Moy Reception & PPA Teacher Design and Technology
Mrs S Rowen MFL teacher for Y5 & Y6

Key to abbreviations:

EYFS - Early Years Foundation Stage (or Reception)

KS1 - Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)

KS2 - Key Stage 2 (Years 3, 4, 5 & 6)

MFL - Modern Foreign Languages

PE - Physical Education

PPA - Planning, preparation & Assessment

PSHCE - Personal, Social, Health & Citizenship Education

RE - Religious Education

RRS - Rights Respecting Schools

SRE - Sex & Relationships Education

Teaching Assistants

Mrs L Argles Mrs C Farmer
Mrs M Penny Mrs A Ahmed
Mrs S Wilson Mrs S Ruffell 
Mrs E Phillips Mrs C Nichol
Miss A Dack Mrs C Blackie (Learning Mentor)
Mrs W Smith Mr A Bartlett (Learning Mentor)
Mrs G Parvin Mrs S Tomsett
Mrs R Stanbridge Miss G Lane
Mrs T Hodnett (Library Manager) Mrs V Rowney
Mrs A Hobbs

Mrs J Williams


Premises Manager Mr P Atwell
Mrs S Gava

Midday meal supervisors 

Mrs A Hobbs Mrs W Suero-Cruz
Mrs D Preston Mrs C Allfrey
Mrs S Ruffell Mrs R Stanbridge
Mrs E Phillips Mrs G Williams
Mrs L Higgins Mrs Sarah Wilson
Mrs T Hodnett Mrs S Wilson
Mrs M Penny