Who’s Who

The Chestnuts team really encompass and embrace the term 'team'. Everyone works together for the good of the children. The team go above and beyond their daily hours to provide children with amazing and unique learning opportunities from; Gala Dinner performances, carnival participation, sleepovers, residentials, trips and visits and much, much more.

Senior Leadership Team

Headteacher: Miss Becky Skillings

Deputy Headteacher: Mrs Katie Robins, Teaching & Learning lead, Curriculum lead, Pupil Premium Lead

Assistant Headteacher: Mrs Sam Sear, Behaviour lead, Safeguarding lead, Mandarin lead

Support Staff

Business Manager: Mrs Julie Drury

Site Manager: Mr Paul Thompson

Business Support/Headteacher's PA: Mrs Chris Nixon

Reception: Mrs Jacqui McCormack and Mrs Anita Bolam

Early Years team

Mrs Theresa Batey - EYFS Lead, teacher and RE/PSHE lead

Mrs Catherine Thorne - teacher and Phonics lead

Miss Lauren Hayley - teacher and Computing lead


Mrs Sarah Edgeworth - learning support

Mrs Claire Finch - learning support

Mrs Emma Keane - learning support

Key Stage 1 team

Miss Sarah Fenton - teacher, SMSC lead

Mrs Abigail Cole - teacher, Science lead, Assessment lead

Mrs Yvonne Riggs - teacher, Trips and Visitors Lead

Mrs Danielle Terry - teacher, Design & Technology lead

Miss Lauren Seagrave - teacher, Reading lead, Environment lead


Mrs Helen Bromley - learning support and HLTA

Ms Mel Andreas - specialist learning support

Mrs Karen Morice - specialist learning support

Ms Nicole Lothian - learning support

Mrs Mary Morgan - learning support

Mrs Rebecca Newman - learning support

Mrs Kim Watts - learning support

Ms Anita Wood - learning support


Lower Key Stage 2 team

Miss Emily McBarron - teacher

Mrs Kelly Hargreaves - teacher, School Council lead

Mrs Megan Greenwood - teacher, History Lead

Miss Rachel McVeigh - teacher, SENCo

Mrs Lindsay Marriott - teacher

Miss Laura Thomas - teacher, Maths lead

Mr Paul Harvey - teacher


Mrs Kelly Gore - learning support and HLTA

Mrs Keely Butler - specialist learning support

Mrs Lesley Wallace - specialist learning support

Ms Aisha Ataullah - learning support

Miss Hannah Carter - learning support

Mrs Kelly Hawes - learning support

Mrs Annette Jones - learning support

Mrs Margaret Ledster - learning support


​Upper Key Stage 2 team

Mr Alex Sear - teacher, Writing Lead, Enrichment Lead

Miss Finlay Jones - teacher, Art lead

Mrs Lynne Reynolds - teacher, EAL lead

Mrs Natalie Ellison - teacher, Geography lead

Mrs Kayleigh Watson - teacher, Music lead


Mrs Becky Burke  - learning support and HLTA

Mrs Pauline Mallett - lead specialist learning support

Mrs Sarah Beech - specialist learning support

Ms Aisha Ataullah - learning support

Mrs Tamasin Dawes - learning support

Mrs Molly Thomas - learning support

Mrs Sarah Willingham - learning support

Mrs Karen Wood - learning support


Nurture Provision

Mrs Kerry Shefford - Learning support and HLTA

Mrs Gemma Malins - learning support

Miss Vicky Mallett- Learning Mentor

Miss Abby Roskilly- Learning Mentor


Miss Grace Kemp - PE teacher

Ms Karen Wilkes - Family Support Worker

Mrs Pat Dunn - EAL support



Breakfast and lunch supervisors

Ms Alison Bulmer

Ms Mel O'Connor

Ms Mel Apperley

Ms Clair Porter

Ms Vicky Mallett

Ms Pam Harrison

Mrs Karen Doyle

Ms Arafo Samatar

Mrs Amy Goodwin

If you wish to contact any of the Chestnuts Team, please do so via the school office.

Telephone Number: 01908 373748