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The Staff

Our School Staff From September 2023-2024

 

 

EYFS: Acorn Class –

Teacher: Mrs Jaqueline Özcan, Mrs Kate Halford (Wed)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Nicola Rowe, Mr Andrew McKenna, Miss Ellen Gourley (Mon-Fri a.m.), Miss Jodi Iggulden (Mon-Fri p.m.)

 

Year 1: Apple Tree Class –

Teacher: Mr George Clarke

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Asmaa Bechnnati, Mrs Zeena Thompson (Mon-Fri a.m.)

 

Year 2: Cherry Tree Class –

Teacher: Miss Alice Storr

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Asmaa Bechnnati, Mrs Debbie Moore (Tue, Thu pm)

 

Year 3: Birch Class –

Teacher: Miss Claudette Ramsay (Mon-Thu), Mrs Anna Holmes (Fri)

Teaching Assistant: Miss Alice Tinkler, Mrs Bharti Taneja

 

Year 4: Sycamore Class –

Teacher: Mrs Jenny Weston

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Zeena Thompson, Mrs Bharti Taneja

 

Year 5: Willow Class –

Teacher: Ms Samantha Chamberlain (Mon-Tue), Ms Genevieve Skinner (Wed-Fri)

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Debbie Moore (Mon-Fri a.m.), Mrs Carrie Spight (Mon-Tue p.m.), Mrs Zeena Thompson (Mon, Wed, Fri p.m.), Mrs Bharti Taneja

 

Year 6: Oak Class –

Teacher: Mrs Claire Sofflet (Mon to Wed, Fri), Mrs Anna Holmes (Thu)

Teaching Assistant: Miss Ellen Gourley, Mrs Carrie Spight, Mrs Bharti Taneja

 

 

 

 

Our School Staff September 2023 - 2024

 

Senior Leadership Team 

 

Staff

 

 

Role

 

 

Other Responsibilities

 

Carole Etchie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Headteacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assessment

Behaviour

CPD

Collective Worship Lead

Emergency First Aid

Governor Committees

Chess Club

KS1 Team Leader

Prevent Lead

Mental Health

Music Team

Safeguarding and Child Protection Lead

Safer Recruitment

SMSC Lead

 

English Team

Assessment

Attendance

Pupil Premium Lead

ECT Induction Lead

CPD

Safeguarding Team

Samantha Chamberlain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Head

 

Class Teacher -

Willow Class (Year 5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Sofflet

(Monday to Wednesday, Friday)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS2 Team Leader

Class Teacher - Oak Class (Year 6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency First Aid

Maths Subject Leader

PE Co -lead

Curriculum Lead

Trainee Students

ECT Mentor

Y6 SATs Lead

Netball club

 

Jacqueline Özcan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EYFS Team Lead

Class Teacher - Acorn Class (EYFS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency First Aid

Phonics Lead

Music Lead (alongside Mrs Etchie)

Art Lead

ECT mentor

Choir

Behaviour

Safeguarding Team

 

Louise Cadwallader  

(Thursday & Friday)

Please contact by email:

SENDCo@meridian.cambs.sch.uk

 

 

 

Special Educational Needs, Disability 

 

 

 

Behaviour

Emergency First Aid

EAL

Mental Health Team

 

 

Teachers

 

Staff

 

Role

 

Other Responsibilities

Kate Halford

Class Teacher -

Acorn Class (EYFS - Wed)

 

Alice Storr

Class Teacher -

Cherry Tree Class (Year 1/2)

 

 

George Clarke

Class Teacher -

Apple Tree Class (Year 1/2)

British Values  

Computing Club 

DT/STEM

Emergency First Aid 

Claudette Ramsay 

 

Class Teacher - 

Birch Class (Year 3)

British Values 

Emergency First Aid 

STEM Team (Science)

PE Co-lead

Netball Club 

Anna Holmes 

 

Class Teacher -

Birch Class (Year 3)

Oak Class (Year 6)

British Values 

Emergency First Aid 

PSHE Lead

RE Lead

Jenny Weston

Class Teacher -

Sycamore Class (Year 4)

Eco Club

Emergency First Aid 

STEM Team

Habitat Garden Project

 

Genevieve Skinner 

 

Class Teacher -

Willow Class (Year 5)

British Values 

English Team

Geography Lead

 

Claire Sofflet

 

Class Teacher -

Oak Class (Year 6)

British Values 

Emergency First Aid 

English Lead

Library/ Reading Club

 

 

 

Teaching Assistants

 

Staff

 

Role

 

Other Responsibilities

 

Lori Smith

 

EYFS Teaching Assistant

Midday Supervisor

Emergency First Aid

EYFS Keyworker

Supporting SEND

 

Nicola Rowe

KS1 Teaching Assistant

 

Emergency First Aid

Paediatric First Aid

Supporting Phonics and Reading Interventions

 

Asmaa Bechnnati

KS1 Teaching Assistant

 

Emergency First Aid

Supporting Phonics and Reading Interventions

 

Debbie Moore

KS2 Teaching Assistant   

 

EAL support

PPA cover

Speech and Language Coordinator

1:1 Rainbow sessions

 

Carrie Spight

KS1/ KS2 Teaching Assistant

 

Emergency First Aid

School Clubs Co-ordinator

Supporting SEND 

 

Denise Loveridge

KS2 Teaching Assistant

 

Supporting SEND

1:1 Rainbow Time

 

Zeena Thompson

KS2 Teaching Assistant

 

 

Emergency First Aid 

PPA cover

Supporting Intervention Groups

 

Andrew McKenna

KS2 Teaching Assistant

 

Emergency First Aid

Supporting SEND

 

Bharti Taneja

KS2 Teaching Assistant

 

Emergency First Aid 

Support Lunchtime Lego Sessions

 

Ellen Gourley

KS1/ KS2 Teaching Assistant

 

Emergency First Aid

Supporting SEND 

 

Jodi Iggulden

 

EYFS/KS1 Teaching Assistant

Paediatric First Aid

EYFS Keyworker

Supporting SEND

 

Alice Tinkler

EYFS Teaching Assistant

 

EYFS Keyworker

Supporting SEND

 

 

Office Staff

 

Staff

 

Role

 

Other Responsibilities

Viola Lau

 

Office Administrator

 

Emergency First Aid

 

Hongmei Gao

 

Finance Manager

 

Lettings, Premises

 

Iris Considine

(Tuesday and Friday)

 

PA to Headteacher; Clerk to Governors

 

Support Office Admin

 

 

 

Caretaker / Site Manager

 

Staff

 

Role

 

Other Responsibilities

Andrew McKenna

 

 

Caretaker 

 

 

Ensure premises meets Health and Safety standards

Emergency First Aid

 

Duncan Germany

 

 

Caretaker 

 

 

Ensure premises meets Health and Safety standards

Emergency First Aid

 

 

Midday Supervisors

 

Staff

 

Role

 

Other Responsibilities

 Sandra Parish

 

 

 

Midday Co-ordinator

 

 

 

Emergency First Aid

PPE resource Co-ordinator

 

 

 Alison Semerene

 

Midday Supervisor

 

Emergency First Aid

 

 Carrie Spight

 

KS2 Midday Supervisor

 

Emergency First Aid

 

 Denise Carlton

 

Midday supervisor

 

Emergency First Aid

 

Granon Cheung

 

KS1 Midday Supervisor

 

Emergency First Aid

 

 Hayley Lewis

 

KS1 Midday Supervisor

 

 

 

 Jennifer Pemble

 

KS1 Midday Supervisor

 

Emergency First Aid

 

 Lindsey Smith

 

KS2 Midday Supervisor

 

 

 

 Lori Smith

 

Midday Supervisor

 

Emergency First Aid

 

 

 

Cleaners

 

Staff

 

Alison Semerene

 

Sally-Ann Calladene

 

TBC

 

 

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