School Staff – 2023-24

Senior Leaders

Mrs A Sheridan

Headteacher

Mr S Houghton

Deputy Headteacher

Miss A Thorne

Assistant Headteacher - (Upper-School inc. Year 7 Transition)

Mrs J Lowes

Assistant Headteacher (Lower-School)

Mrs D Richardson

Assistant Headteacher - (Inclusion & SENDCO)

Miss L Hammond

Assistant Headteacher for Early Years

Nursery

Mrs S Cartwright

Teacher

Miss A Hope

Teaching & Learning Partner

Miss A Ord

Teaching & Learning Partner

Mrs Peverley

Classroom Support

Reception

Miss L Hammond

Assistant Headteacher for Early Years

Miss R Gallagher

Teacher

Miss Y Starkie

Teacher

Miss K Rooks

Teaching & Learning Partner

Miss S Kendall

Support Assistant

Miss T Cook

Support Assistant

Year 1

Mrs K Flower

Teacher

Mrs A Johnson

Teacher

Miss C Layfield

Teacher

Mrs A Briggs

Teaching & Learning Partner

Miss G Walton

Support Assistant

Year 2

Mrs J Lowes

Teacher

Mrs H Rookes

Teacher

Miss H Smith

Teaching & Learning Partner

Miss G Walton

Support Assistant

Miss D Wylde

Classroom Support

Year 3

Mrs S Dixon

Teacher

Mrs V Bates

Teacher

Mrs M Brown

Teaching & Learning Partner

Miss D Wylde

Classroom Support

Year 4

Mr D Frankish

Teacher

Mrs L Tweedie

Teacher

Mrs R Callan

Teacher

Mrs D Millet

Classroom Support

Miss H Robson

Support Assistant

Year 5

Miss L Sayer

Teacher

Miss N Cottrell

Teacher

Mrs D Richardson

Teacher

Mrs L Percival

Support Assistant

Miss H Greenfield

Classroom Support

Year 6

Miss A Thorne

Teacher

Miss H Goodman

Teacher

Miss A Hutchinson

Teacher

Mrs K Richardson

Support Assistant

Teaching and Learning Support Staff and Academic Mentors

Miss K Hosein

Academic Mentor

PPA and Cover Staff

Mr A Lowerson

PE and Sports Coach

Mrs L Ramirez

Higher Teaching & Learning Partner - Computing Specialist

Mrs F Walton

Higher Teaching & Learning Partner

Mr D Gillson

Music Teacher

Inclusion Team

Mrs D Richardson

Assistant Headteacher (Inclusion)

Mrs K Maddison

Family Support Assistant

Mrs S Hardy

School Based Manager (Place2Be)

Safeguarding Team

Mrs A Sheridan

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr S Houghton

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs D Richardson

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr J Murray

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs K Maddison

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs J Henderson

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Admin and Finance

Mrs J Henderson

School Business Manager

Mrs N Hobson

Finance Manager

Mrs N Ball

PA to the Head Teacher and SLT

Miss C Hardy

Finance Assistant

Mrs M Ord

Administrator

Miss J Betty

Administrator

Network

Mr N Williams

Network Manager

Kitchen Staff

Mrs A Hutchinson

Cook

Mrs S Clinton

Assistant Cook

Mrs E Ganning

Catering Assistant

Mrs D Waters

Catering Assistant

Mrs C Sutton

Catering Assistant

Mrs D Johnson

Catering Assistant

Mrs A Honor

Catering Assistant

Lunchtime Supervisory Assistants

Mrs A Miller

LSA

Mrs D Ganning

LSA

Mrs J Williamson

LSA

Mrs G Brewster

LSA

Mrs C Miller

LSA

Mrs C Davies

LSA

Miss M Carne

LSA

Mrs S Bell

LSA

Site Management

Mr J Murray

Site Manager

Miss J Taylor

Site Assistant

Site Services

Mrs L Little

Cleaner

Mrs A Sims

Cleaner

Mrs B Knox

Cleaner

Mrs C Treweeke

Cleaner

Miss M Carne

Cleaner

Mrs G Brewster

Cleaner

Miss E Taylor

Cleaner

Mini Bus Drivers

Mr R Daglish

Mini Bus Driver

Mr S Naylor

Mini Bus Driver

Staff on Leave

Mrs R Thomas-Childs

Teacher

Mrs D Kirk

Teaching & Learning Partner

Mrs A Johnson

Support Assistant

‘Parents are
confident that their children are happy, safe and well taught.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘Ribbon are doing a fantastic job.’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘School have done a fantastic job in all areas.’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘Communication systems between classroom and
additional support staff are good and mean that these pupils have access to the
full range of the curriculum suited to their needs.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘Children get off to a flying start at school. They are happy and safe and increasingly independent, and
yet aware of others.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘The learning environment, both inside and out, is stimulating and attractive. Staff are skilled in ensuring that children develop their independence as learners who enjoy exploring the world.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘The governing body knows the school and the local community very well.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘My son loves the interaction with his teachers. Thank you all so very much for your hard work and dedication.’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘Disadvantaged and most-able children are making particularly good
progress.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘We are so grateful to all the effort the teachers are putting in.’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘The quality of teaching across all subjects continues to improve.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘Ribbon monitor the progress and well-being of pupils who have special educational needs and/or disabilities carefully. Expectations for these pupils are high. As a result, they make generally good progress from their starting points.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘Early Years leaders and staff are expert in using their knowledge of what children can and cannot yet do to sharpen their planning and focus their teaching.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘Staff and the governing body take safeguarding responsibilities very seriously. There is a culture of safeguarding at the school.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘All support and communication is brilliant’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘School and staff should be commended for their quick shift and quality of what’s being communicated with the children.’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘Children settle well when they enter Ribbon Early Years, communication between home and school is good.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘There is clear evidence that you and your staff’s ongoing work to improve the depth of pupils’ mathematical understanding across the school is working.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘School are there when needed whether it’s for support or a chat. They are constantly checking how kids are getting on.’

PARENT COMMENTS

‘The teaching of phonics is a strength.’

OFSTED COMMENTS

‘Pupils are taking more responsibility for their own learning as they move through Key Stage 1.’

OFSTED COMMENTS