Current Staff

Head Teacher Zoë Humm B.A. Ed (Hons) (London)
Zoe completed a B.A. Ed (Hons) at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London

Deputy Head Mrs Wendy Smith
Wendy completed a B.A. (Hons) in Childhood Studies at the University of Greenwich and gained her teaching qualification through the Graduate Teaching Programme the following year.

  • Pre-School

    Mrs Amanda Dawes
    NVQ Level 3 in Early Years Child Care, Learning and Development
    Early Years Key Person

    Mrs Debbie Dwyer
    BA (Hons) (University of Greenwich)
    Early Years Key Person

    Mrs Susie Palmer
    BA Hons Early Years (Open University)

    Mrs Susan Peacock
    CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Early Learning and Childcare
    Early Years Key Person

    Mrs Anne Salmon
    BSc. (Hons) (Exeter) PGCE (Canterbury)
    Teacher, Early Years Coordinator

    Miss Pia Tucker
    NNEB, Early Years Foundation Degree
    Early Years Key Person

    Mrs Lisa Williamson
    BA Hons Early Years (Open University) 
    Early Years Key Person


  • Reception

    Miss Sarah Hutchings
    B.A. (Hons), EYPS (University of Greenwich)
    Teacher, PSHEE Coordinator

    Miss Stephanie Kemp
    Foundation Degree in Early Years (University of Greenwich), NVQ Level 3 in Care and Education
    Teaching Assistant


    Miss Laura McNally
    BA (Hons) Hull, PGCE (Leeds)

    Mrs Beverley Raistrick
    Cert. Ed. (Leeds University)
    Teacher, Art and DT Coordinator

    Mrs Julie Taylor
    NVQ Level 3 Early Years and Education
    Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Lynne Trull
    NVQ 2 Early Years Child Care, Learning and Development
    Teaching Assistant, SPP Librarian

  • Year One

    Mrs Lesley Carley
    BA (Hons) (Christchurch Cant.) PGCE (Chelt & Glos. College of Higher Education)
    Teacher, Science Coordinator

    Mrs Sandra Jeffrey
    Registered Childminder
    Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Elisabeth Kirk-Smith
    B.Sc. (Hons) M.B.B.S (UCL) PGCE (Canterbury)
    One to One Support Assistant

    Mrs Hayley Oliveri
    B.A. (Hons), QTS (Christchurch Canterbury)

    Miss Gemma Reed
    BA, QTS (Greenwich)

    Mrs Wendy Smith
    BA (Hons), QTS (Greenwich)
    Teacher, Deputy Head

    Mrs Sarah Wakeford
    NVQ 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning
    Teaching Assistant

    Mr Robert Welch
    BA Hons (Brighton), QTS (Goldsmiths)

    Mrs Auxi Westhorp
    BA Hons (University of London), CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Pre-School Practice, NVQ Level 2 Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools. Auxi also has a degree in Translation & Interpreting from the University of Grenada, Spain
    Teaching Assistant

  • Year Two

    Mrs Jane Dorey
    NNEB/Registered Childminder, NVQ Level 3 Child Psychology
    Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Carly Froggatt
    B.Sc. (Hons) (Open University) GTP
    Teacher, Mathematics Coordinator

    Mrs Jane Lovell
    B.Ed, Dip. H.E. (University of Wales)

    Mrs Pauline Relf
    BA (Hons) (Christchurch Canterbury), PGCE (University of Greenwich)
    Teacher, English Coordinator

    Mrs Bridgette Walsh
    Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Tracy Wilson
    CACHE Diploma in Pre-School Practice NVQ level III
    Teaching Assistant Coordinator

  • Specialists

    Mrs Niki Davis
    BA (Hons) (Northumbria University) PGCE (Carnegie College, Leeds)
    PE and Dance Teacher

    Mrs Joanna Keeler
    BA Hons (Oxford Brook)
    PE and Swimming Assistant

    Mrs A Lordon *
    BA, MA (Oxon), Diploma in Violin Teaching (LGSM)
    Music Teacher

    Mrs M Metcalfe *
    Cert Ed. (University of London)
    French Teacher

    Mrs V Pope *
    Cert.Ed. (Goldsmiths College), Hons in Education PGDLD
    Learning Support

    Ms D Saffer *
    BA Economics(Bentley), BA Psychology (CSULB)
    SAS Robotics

    Mrs L Wallace *
    B.Ed. (Hons) (Avery Hill PE College)
    PE Teacher

    Mrs G Whitlock *
    ASA Full Swimming Teacher's Certificate
    Swimming Teacher

    * indicates this teacher teaches across more than one school on site.

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