The Croft Primary About Us

Our Staff

At The Croft, we have some of the finest teachers and teaching staff in the country. They are highly motivated, committed, and passionate about providing our pupils with the best education possible.

"Our staff are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for all pupils at The Croft."


Leadership Team

Elaine Murphy Principal
Amy Knight Assistant Principal (2 days PPA/management) EYFS LEAD
Sophie Bowers Assistant Principal, Year 2 Teacher/KS1 Lead

Teaching Staff

Chloe Heath Teacher - Reception
Jasmine Stringer Teacher - Reception (4 days)
Jess Skipper Teacher - Year 1
Jess Foley Teacher - Year 1
Natalie Ramllal Teacher - Year 1
Tom Bonehill Teacher - Year 2
Sophie Bowers Assistant Principal, Year 2 Teacher/KS1 Lead
Georgia Mercier Teacher - Year 3
Tracey Mitchard Teacher - Year 3
Mallory Britton Teacher - Year 4
Beth Webb Teacher - Year 4
Rebecca Franczak Teacher - Year 5
Nadia Rahman Teacher - Year 5
Emily Sparkes Teacher
Rebecca Read Teacher - Year 6
Hazel Matthews Teacher - Year 6
Wendy Hire Learning Mentor

Support Staff

Gaye Stringer Specialist TA
Kelly Lydiard Teaching Assistant - Reception
Ian Young Teaching Assistant - Reception
Leanne McGregor 1:1 Teaching Assistant - Reception
Karen Owen Teaching Assistant - Year 1
Sharon Cleary-Thomas Teaching Assistant - Year 1
Alex Wise Teaching Assistant - Year 2
Olivia Williams Teaching Assistant - Year 2
Julia Alves 1:1 Teaching Assistant
Millie Hutchinson Teaching Assistant - Year 3 (4 days)
Anne Marie Mead Teaching Assistant - Year 3 (4 days)
Anthea Randell Teaching Assistant - Year 4
Rachel O'Connor Teaching Assistant - Year 4 (4 days)
Gretchen Ohlson Teaching Assistant - Year 5
Becky Fellows Teaching Assistant - Year 5
Nutan Sangekar Teaching Assistant - Year 6
Louise Oliver Teaching Assistant - Year 6

Chipmunks

Kaye Hewington Teacher
Leanne Handy Teacher
Sarah Smith Teacher
Lesley Slack Teacher

Family Support Worker

Kate Rowland Family Support Worker

SENCO

Karen Baker SENDCo (3 days SENDCo and 2 days class cover/PPA)

Office Team

Kerry Robin Senior Pupil Services Officer
Emma Doyle Pupil Services Administrator
Hayley Pugh Pupil Services Administrator

Midday Supervisory Assistants

Kerry Baker MDSA
Tina Bentley MDSA
Lesley Slack MDSA
Kaye Hewington MDSA

Site Maintenance Team

Grahame Turner Site Manager

Careers

The Croft Primary is not only a great school for pupils, it’s also a fantastic school for teachers. Working in partnership with The White Horse Federation, we offer teachers extensive support, fantastic resources, and a range of training opportunities. We welcome teachers of all experience, whether they have recently qualified or have been teaching pupils for many years. If you are interested in joining White Horse Primary, follow the link below.

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