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School Staff

We are extremely fortunate to have such a hardworking and dedicated staff. Please find out a little bit more about us...

*this colour indicates each member of staff's responsibilities within school*

 

Headteacher

 

Mr Eaton

Mr Eaton is the Headteacher at Leigh and started working here in February 2013, he has overall responsibility for the school. Mr Eaton also runs Football Club, Choir, Cricket and the School Orchestra. 

Designated Child Protection Officer

Collective Worship Co-ordinator

Timetables

Music Co-ordinator

 

Squirrels - Year R

 

Miss Casper

 Miss Casper now teaches reception. She is very jolly and is now enjoying her fourth year at Leigh Primary School.

G&T Manager

Science Co-ordinator

PTA Liaison

 

 Robins - Year 1

 

Mrs Tanner 

Mrs Tanner has taught in all three key stages and is the head of Key Stage 1. In her spare time Mrs Tanner's interest include: dance, theatre, film and music.

Key Stage 1 Manager

Geography Co-ordinator

History Co-ordinator

 

Mrs Pearson

Mrs Pearson has been at Leigh for 9 years and taught in a variety of year groups. Mrs Pearson also has a degree in special needs and has a keen interest and knowledge in SEN.

DT Co-ordinator

Art Co-ordinator

'Acorns' Nurture Group

Pupil Welfare Leader

 

 Foxes - Year 2

Miss Oyler

Miss Oyler currently teaches Year 2 but has taught nearly every year group since joining Leigh. She enjoys working at Leigh and thinks it is a great place to be.

Literacy Co-ordinator

TA Manager

Behaviour Manager

Parent Partnership Leader

Designated Child Protection Officer

Lead Teacher

  

Hedgehogs - Year 3/4

Miss Marshall

Miss Marshall is tackling her third year at Leigh now! She has a degree in ICT and has been responsible for re-equiping the school's technical facilities.

ICT Co-ordinator

School Council Leader

Modern Foreign Languages Co-ordinator

 

 

 Hawks - Year 4/5

 

 

Mrs Halfhide

Mrs Halfhide teaches Years 4/5 in KS2. She runs maths throughout the school and also has a degree in Human Biology.

Maths Co-ordinator

Midday Supervisor Manager

Assessment/Tracking Manager

Curriculum Manager

Lead Teacher 

 

Wolves - Year 6

Mrs Harper

Mrs Harper started working at Leigh in 2010. She thoroughly enjoys working at the school. She is upbeat and always willing to join in, no matter what the occasion.

KS2 Leader

PE Co-ordinator

School Website Manager

 

Cover Staff

 

Mrs Phillips

Mrs Phillips is coming in for two days a week, helping to cover PPA and managment time in Hawks Class. .

 

Mrs Jones 

Mrs Jones is our baking master and is always conjuring up new treats! She is providing cover for Fox Class and Squirrel Class.

PSHE Co-ordiantor

RE Co-ordinator

 

 

Mr Underwood

Mr Underwood is a keen musician and has come to teach the recorder to Fox Class on Friday afternoons.  

 

  

 

Mrs Murray

Mrs Murray is leading our Forest School project. This scheme allows the children to don their wellies and get their hands dirty in our wildlife area with a variety of activities.

 

Support Staff

Mrs Vicary

Mrs Vicary has worked within the Special Educational Needs department of various schools, including Secondary Schools, for over 25 years and has been working at Leigh for 10 years.

 

Mrs Walters

Mrs Walters assists Hedgehog class with Miss Marshall. She is a mother of two ex-pupils of Leigh Primary School. 

  

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Marsh

Mrs Marsh has worked at Leigh for 20 years! She works in Early Years with Squirrel Class and has been trained in first aid and as a nursery nurse.

Mrs Shadwell

Mrs Shadwell has worked in the school since 1994 and can recall many wonderful memories. Mrs Shadwell enjoys working with the little children within the school and gains great satisfaction watching them progress in a very happy environment. 

Mrs Kirby

 Mrs Kirby is the teaching assistant in Robins Class. She is originally from Australia but has lived in Leigh with her family for many years now.

 

Mrs Hill

Mrs Hill has been working at Leigh for over 15 years, originally as one-to-one support. Mrs Hill now works as a teaching assistant in Hawk Class.  

 

 

Mrs Tait

 Mrs Tait works as a teaching assistant in Wolves Class. Mrs Tait has worked at Leigh for 13 years and, during that time, she has worked with children across the school.

 

 

SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator)

 

Mrs Brown

 

 Mrs Brown is our Special Needs Co-ordinator and has been working at Leigh since 2015. Mrs Brown is also the SENCO at Kemsing Primary School.

 

Office Staff

 

Mrs Burbridge

Mrs Burbridge is our Office Manager and looks after the administration side of the school, ensuring it runs as smoothly as possible. Mrs Burbridge also ensures that Mr Eaton gets the Friday Newsletter out on time!   

 

Mrs Stone 

 Mrs Stone works in the office in the mornings. Mrs Stone deals with any questions from parents at drop-off times and helps with the general running of the office.  

 

  

Lunchtime Supervisors

 

Lucy Grant (Senior Midday Supervisor)

Jane Large

Linda Inkpen

Dian Croft

Jean Mills

Linda Dove

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Clark

Sian Clinning

Natalie Cochrane

 

Caretakers

 

Julie Porter

John Porter