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2018 - 2019

Mrs Sophie McGeoch: Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead & Designated Teacher for Looked After Children (LAC) and Post LAC children.

My name is Sophie McGeoch and I am the Head Teacher at Meadlands School.

Favourite book:  'Stick Man' by Julia Donaldson & 'Wonder' by R.J Palacio.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018-2019: There are 190 school days in a year, I promise I will cycle to school on at least 1/5 of that. How many days is that?

School Office Team

Mrs Jolene Gee: School Business Manager & Senior Leader

My name is Jolene Gee and I am the School Business Manager.
Favourite book: 'The Power' by Naomi Alderman.
Dream Big Ambition for 2018-2019:  I am going to  learn Spanish and possibly some Mandarin.

Mrs Helen Frank: Admin Officer (am)

My Name is Helen Frank and I am the School Admin Officer in the morning.

Favourite book: 'Green Eggs and Ham' by Dr Seuss

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To maintain fitness level.

 

Miss Kate Watts: School Admin Officer (pm)

My name is Miss Watts and I am the School Admin Officer in the afternoon.

Favourite book: 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe' by C. S. Lewis

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: I am going to dance more.

Early Years Team

 

 

Miss Dani Mace: Senior Leader, Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Nursery Teacher & Science Lead
My name is Miss Mace and I am the  Nursery Teacher and Early Years Leader
Favourite book: 'Peace at Last' by Jill Murphy.
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:  I am going to actually learn to play at least one song on the guitar.

Mrs Jenny Nicholas: Foundation Stage Teacher Assistant

My name is Jenny Nicholas and I am a TA in the Nursery  in the mornings and Reception in the afternoons.

Favourite book: 'Five Minutes Peace' by Jill Murphy.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To enjoy a new cultural experience every month including museums & concerts.

Mrs Jeanette Campling,  Teaching Assistant.

My name is Mrs Campling and I am a Teaching Assistant in Nursery (AM) Healthy School Leader and a First Aider.

Favourite book: 'The Scarecrows Wedding' by Julia Donaldson
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:  I am going to organise my crafts and take time to make cards and clothes.  Also bake 100's of small cakes for my son's wedding in November.

 

Miss Laura Tadman: Reception Class Teacher & History & Geography Lead.

My name is Laura Tadman and I am the Reception Class Teacher.
Favourite book: 'Aliens love Underpants' by Claire Freedman & Ben Cort.
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:  I would like to climb the Brecon Beacons.

Mrs Susanna Holroyd: Teacher Assistant

My name is Susanna Holroyd and I am a TA in Reception Class.
Favourite Book: 'The Jolly Postman' by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: I am tempted to experience dinning in the dark!

Mr Dan Notice: Teaching Assistant

My name is Dan Notice and I am a TA in Reception Class.

Favourite book: 'The Great Gatsby' by F Scott Fitzgerald..

Dream Big! In 2019 I am going to

 

 

Key Stage 1 Team

Miss Claire Davies: Year 1 Teacher (Monday - Wednesday) & Reading Leader

My name is Claire Davies and I am the Year 1 teacher (Monday - Wednesday).

Favourite book: 'Danny, Champion of the World' by Roald Dahl.
Dream Big ambition for 2018 - 2019: To complete Couch25K and read 3 new authors each term.

Mrs Anne Pearman: Year 1 Teacher (Thursday - Friday), Music & Spanish Specialist Teacher & NQT Mentor.

My name is Mrs Pearman and I am the Year 1 class teacher on a Thursday and Friday, Music and Spanish Leader and I am the Reception and Year 5 PPA cover teacher.

Favourite book:   'Ruby Redfort' by Lauren Child.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

 

Mrs Sue Kelly: Senior Leader & Teaching Assistant Year 1

My name is Sue Kelly and I am the TA in Year 1 and a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Favourite book: 'Wonder' b R J Palacia

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To become the 'Queen of Cross Stich!'

Mrs Karen Bradley: Teaching Assistant for Year 1

My name is Mrs Bradley and I am a TA for Year 1.

Favourite book: 'The Queen's Knickers' by Nicholas Allan. 

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To try lots of new things.

Miss Laura Liebmann: Key Stage 1 Leader, Year 2 Teacher & PSHE Leader
My name is Laura Liebmann and I am the  Year 2 Teacher and PSHE Leader.
Favourite book: 'The Velveteen Rabbit' by Margery Williams.
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

 

Mrs Lynda Devins: Teaching Assistant

My name is Lynda Devins and I am the TA in year 2.

Favourite book: 'Stick Man' by Julia Donaldson.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

Key Stage 2 Team

Miss Gabi Turner: Year 3 Class Teacher
My name is Miss Turner and I am the Year 3 Class Teacher until December.
Favourite book: 'Jane Eyre' by Charlotte Bronte.
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To continue exploring this part of the world.

Miss Stephnie Birthwright: Learning Support Assistant

My name is Miss Birthwright and I am a LSA in Year 3 and Junior Leadership Team Co-ordinator.

Favourite book:  'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

 

Mrs Michelle Bruce: Year 4 Class Teacher & Art, Design & Technology Leader
My name is Michelle Bruce and I am the Year 4 Class Teacher.
Favourite book: ' Wolves' by Emily Gravitt.
Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:
Mrs Melissa Spicer: Learning Support Assistant Year 4

My name is Mrs Spicer and I am a Learning Support Assistant in Year 4.

Favourite book : 'The Tree that Sat Down' by Beverley Nichols.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

Ms Karen Hutchins: Teaching Assistant in Year 4

My name is Karen Hutchins and I am a  Teaching Assistant in Year 4 in the mornings and Nursery in the afternoon.

Favourite book:  ‘Wonder' by Raquel Jaramillo.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To be happy, healthy and spend more quality time with my family and friends and to enjoy my work.

 

Mrs Carol Newman: Learning Support Assistant Year 4

My name is Mrs Newman and I am a Learning Support Assistant in Year 4.

Favourite book: 'Noughts and Crosses' by Malone Blackman.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To start horse riding lessons. After doing a hack through the New Forest, I'm hooked!

 

Miss Jessica Bunker: SENCO & Deputy Headteacher, Year 5 Teacher (shared with Miss Taunton), &  PPG Leader

My name is Jessica Bunker and I am the Year 5 teacher, Deputy Head Teacher and the Sports and Healthy Living Leader.

Favourite book: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee and 'Matilda' by Roald Dahl..

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To be a super SENCO for Meadlands and join a book club and / netball team!

Miss Sarah Taunton, Deputy Headteacher for Teaching & Learning, Year 5 Class Teacher (shared with Miss Bunker), Maths Leader & Computing Leader.

My name is Sarah Taunton I am the Year 5 Teacher and a member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Favourite book:  Any book by Sidney Sheldon.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To complete Couch25K.

Ms Patricia Jennings: Teaching Assistant

My name is Mrs Jennings and I am a Teaching Assistant in Year 5. 

Favourite book:  'Five Minutes Peace' by Jill Murphy

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To get fit.

Ms Christine Alston-Fox: Learning Support Assistant Year 5

My name is Ms Alston-Fox and I am the TA in Year 5.

Favourite book: 'Lord of the Rings' by J R R Tolkien

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To learn something new (CPD training)

Mr Caleb Wolfreys: Teaching Assistant Year 5 & Behaviour Specialist Teacher

My name is Caleb and I am a TA for year 5.

Favourite book: '

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

Miss Eleanor Orson: Year 6 Class Teacher & Writing Leader

My name is Miss Orson and I am Year 6 class teacher, the Writing Lead.

Favourite Book:  'Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban' by J.K Rowling

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To see a whale!

 

 

Mr Josh Penberthy: PE & Healthy Living Teacher & Leader, Teaching Assistant Year 6

My name is Mr Penberthy and I am the  TA for year 6 and the Sports Coach for the whole school.

Favourite book: '61 Hours' by Lee Child.

Dream Big! In 2019 I am going to 

Ms Celia Day - ELSA

My  name is Celia Day and I am the ELSA

Favourite book: 'The Snail and the Whale' by Julia Donaldson

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To do a sky dive.

Mr Don Eckford, Site Manager

My name is Don Eckford and I am the site manager for Meadlands.

Favourite book : 'Vulcan 607' by Rowland White.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019:

Mrs Emma Skins: Lunchtime Supervisor

My name is Emma Skinns and I am one of the lunch time supervisors.

Favourite book : 'For Every Child' by UNICEF and 'The Outsiders' by S E Hinton.

Dream Big Ambition for 2018 - 2019: To watch a show up town every month.

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