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Hillcross Primary School

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Meet the Staff

Ofsted 2018: "Pupils are confident and articulate. They are keen to discuss their learning. Pupils feel safe in school. They know that adults will help them should they have any concerns." 

Senior Leadership Team 

Lisa Francis

Headteacher

Senior Designated SafeguardingĀ Lead

Lee Christy

Assistant Headteacher

Quality of Teaching, Learning & Assessment Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, English Leader, Educational Visits & Activities, Break & Lunchtime

Helen Beckett

Deputy Headteacher

Outcomes for Pupils Curriculum Leader, Equalities Leader, Assessment Leader and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Tanja Doig

Assistant Headteacher

PSHE Leader, Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and Year 2 Teacher

Steph Mayar

EYFS Leader

Thinking School Leader and Reception Class Teacher

Ruth Short

School Business Manager

Kari Ahmad

SENCO

Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator

Ruth Butchers

Maths Leader

EYFS Team 

Julia Edmondson

Nursery Teacher

History Leader

Steph Mayar

EYFS & Year 1 Leader

Walnut Class Teacher

Natalie Bennett

Chestnut Class Teacher

Holly Arnot

Chestnut Class Teacher

Claire Bright

EYFS Support Staff

Julia Legg

EYFS Support Staff

Lucy Young

EYFS Support Staff

Sarah Barber

EYFS Support Staff

PE Competition Leader

Jane Buckett

EYFS Support Staff

Louise Ephgrave

EYFS Support Staff

KS1 Team 

Rebecca Gilbert

Larch Class Teacher

Phonics Leader

Steph Mayar

Year One Leader

Becky Corcoran

Oak Class Teacher

Vicki Lowe

Pine Class Teacher

Student & Volunteering Lead

Tanja Doig

Year 2 Leader & Cedar Class Teacher

Claire Baker

Yew Class Teacher

Becce Swaffield

Y1 Support Staff

Lisa Riddle

Phase 1 Lead Teaching Assistant

ELSA & School Librarian

Isobel Desa

Y1 Support Staff

Bethany Wozniak

Y2 Support Staff

Lisa Woods

Y2 Support Staff

KS2 Team 

Cassie Corrigan

Elder Class Teacher

Carina Morris

Phase 2 Leader & Rowan Class Teacher

Charlotte Osborne

Lime Class Teacher

Peter Hill

Holly Class Teacher

Computing Lead

Lucy Kelsall

Elm Class Teacher

Science Leader

Rebecca Cotton

Birch Class Teacher

Lee Christy

Beech Class Teacher

Cath Reidy

Phase 3 Leader & Maple Class Teacher

Sophie Martin

Aspen Class Teacher

Bharti Kaila

Juniper Class Teacher

Stephen O'Callaghan

Core Subject Teacher Y5 & 6

Rose D'Souza-Rauto

Phase 2 Lead Teaching Assistant

ELSA

Michelle De Silva

Phase 2 Support Staff

Helen Stow

Phase 3 Support Staff

Senior Midday Play Leader

Rhian Sibley

Phase 3 Support Staff

Learning Support Team 

Angela Smith

Pastoral Lead Teaching Assistant

ELSA

Sue Kieley

SaLT Lead Teaching Assistant

Hanka Selcuk

Learning Support Assistant

Tracy Godman

Learning Support Assistant

ELSA

Lara Ibrahim

Learning Support Assistant

Sally Salvona

Learning Support Assistant

Lunchtime Team 

Sandy Barber

MDPL

Helen Stow

Senior Midday Play Leader

Katie Matthews

MDPL

Debbie Tyler

MDPL

Courtney Ruddock

MDPL

Julie Earley

MDPL

Bethany Wozniak

MDPL

Isobel Desa

MDPL

Tracy Godman

MDPL

Becce Swaffield

MDPL

Bisma Khan

MDPL

Michelle Da Silva

MDPL

Hanka Selcuk

MDPL

Lara Ibrahim

MDPL

Rhian Sibley

MDPL

Angela Smith

Lunchtime Inclusion

Georgie Davies

Casual MDPL

Admin & Site Team 

Ruth Short

School Business Manager

Georgia Sellers

Office Manager

Cheryl Cooper

PA to Headteacher and SLT

Tracy Richards

Finance Administrator

Sadie Brooker

Office Administrator

Matt Trinidad

Site Manager

Peter Noel

Site Assistant

The Copse @ Hillcross 

Steph Mayar

SLT Lead

Angela Smith

Copse Manager

Courtney Ruddock

Julie Earley

Sandra Matthews

Julie Cleavely

Christine Buller

Katie Matthews