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Meet the staff


Executive Headteacher: Mrs Wigmore
Head of School: Mrs Smith
Assistant Head Inclusion: Mrs Leonard
Assistant Head Curriculum: Mrs Burch
Chair of SmFs (PTA): Mrs C Little
Child Protection Designated Lead: Mrs G Smith, Mrs E Wigmore
Diocesan Education Adviser: Mrs H Tetchner

Teaching Staff

Early Years Foundation: Mrs Henshaw - Reception

KS1 Team:

Miss Stock - Year 1

Mrs Lazario - (Phase Leader) Year 2

KS2 Team:

Middle School: 

Mrs Burch  - (Phase Leader) Year 3

Mrs Taylor - Year 3 (2 days a week)

Miss Parry - Year 4

Upper School:

Mr Reddy - Year 5

Mrs Bailey (Phase Leader and Forest Schools leader) - Year 6


Admin Staff:

Mrs Moakes - Finance Manager

Mrs McIver

Mrs Wright

Site Manager: Mr Corrigan

Cleaners:  Mrs Parsons, Mrs Herron

Mid-day Assistants:

Mrs Ponti

Mrs Green

Mrs Gormer

Mrs Murki

Mrs Jarvis

Mrs Ridgwell

Mrs Wylde

Cook in Charge: Mrs Rouse

Assistant Cook: Ms Norton

Kitchen Staff:  Mrs Brereton, Mrs Street

Higher Level Teaching Assistants (HLTA’s):

HLTA’s support classes, cover planned absences and allow teachers time to plan and mark.

Mrs Noonan - Upper School

Mrs Short - Lower School

Mrs Taylor - Middle School

Mrs Odei - Early Years

Learning Support Assistants (LSA’s):

LSA’s work with the children and the teachers to enhance your child’s learning.

Mrs Ridgwell

Mrs Langley

Mrs G Taylor

Mrs Gough

Mrs Bewick

Mrs Davis

Mrs Chipperfield

Mr Kirby - Sports Apprentice

Special Education Needs and Disabilities: Mrs Leonard

The teacher responsible for coordinating the support given to children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is Mrs Leonard. Children with learning or behaviour needs are identified as early as possible. After discussion with parents or carers they are included on the school’s Special Educational Needs Register.

Every afternoon Mrs Davies works alongside a variety of children supporting emotional well-being in a Learning Mentor capacity.

Nursery Staff

Mrs Odei - Early Years HLTA

Mrs Gormer - NNEB

Mrs Lengthorn - Nursery LSA

Mrs Wylde - Nursery LSA

Miss Stewart - Nursery LSA


Contact Us

St Margaret's C of E Academy
London Road, Bowers Gifford, Essex, SS13 2DU
T: 01268 552176 • E:

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