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 

Assessment, Curriculum, RRS & Child protection

Inclusion Manager and SEND Co-ordinator

Mrs S Williamson

SEND & Child protection

Key Stage One and EYFS Leader

Mrs C Batchelor

English, Curriculum, EYFS & KS1

Key Stage Two Leader

Miss J Whinder



Office Staff



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

Teaching Staff


Year group

Responsible for

Mrs L Pitts

Ms J Moy




Mrs C Batchelor Reception See above

Mrs S Holden

Mrs R Mowforth

Year One

Pupil Premium Champion


Mrs N Greenfield Year One Computing
Mrs M Ward Year Two Gifted and Talented
Mrs P Muddell Year Two  Art
Mrs J Osborne Year Three Science and Outdoor learning 

Mrs T Cox

Mrs C Trevelyan

Year Three


MFL, RRS & Global Citizenship

Mrs S Rowen

Mrs A Whinder

Year Four



Miss G Sullivan Year Four PE, computing 
Mr K Sell

Year Five and Six

Year 5 English and Maths 

Miss J Whinder

Year Five and Six

Year 6 English and Maths

See above
Mr B Davies

Year Five and Six

Year Five English and Maths

Mrs H Butler

Year 6 English and Maths

See above 
Mr G Whinder PPA Teacher  PE
Miss C Whitehorn PPA Teacher

Curriculum safety


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 Mrs R Gathern 
Mrs G Parvin Mrs S Tomsett
Mrs R Stanbridge Miss G Lane
Mrs A Simmonds  Mrs V Rowney
Mrs N Howe

Mrs K Worsley

Mrs E Horler 

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