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Staff and Management

In addition to Head of School and Teaching Staff, there are two bodies responsible for the management of the school;

Principal

Mr Peter Kyles

Experienced Advanced Skills teacher specialising in Science.

Lead teachers

Mrs Cathy Shaw

Experienced Teacher,  Co Lead Teacher at Key Stage 2 (Years 5 & 6), specialising in Literacy support, Music, Languages, and  R.E.

Mrs Sally Kyles

Experienced Early Years Teacher, Lead Teacher at Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1.

Mrs Kate Goad

Experienced Teacher,  Lead Teacher at Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4)

Mrs Simone Eckley

Experienced Teacher, Lead Teacher at Key Stage 2 (Years 5 & 6).

Board of Trustees

Mr John Gerrish (Diocesan Education Trust), Chairman

Brig. (retd) John Spackman (Independent)

Mr Tom Hawksley (Church warden, Trustee of school building)

Mrs Madeleine Spinks (Independent)

Mr Geoffrey Herdman (Independent)

Board of Governors

Mrs Madeleine Spinks (Chairman, Community Governor)

Mrs Ellie Brown ( Vice Chairman, Community Governor)

Mr John Gerrish (Community Governor)

Mr Steve Thomas (Community Governor)

Mr Peter Kyles (Principal, Staff Governor)

Mrs Jane Clarke (Staff Governor)

Mrs Sally Kyles (Foundation Governor)

Rev. Matthew Burns (Foundation Governor)

Mrs Caroline Carter (Parent Governor) resigned September 2017

Mrs Louise Lewis (Parent Governor)

Mrs Hannah Bannister-White (Parent Governor)

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Mrs Isobel Gibson (Clerk to the Governors)

Church Of England

We are  a member of the Herefordshire Diocesan Education Trust, together with all other Anglican Schools within the Herefordshire diocese.

This provides us with the support of other small schools and is useful in relation to staff training and inter-school activities. 

Specialist Teachers

Mrs Alex Bennett

Qualified teacher, specialising in Dance and PE.

Mrs Jane Clarke 

Experienced teacher, specialising in Art and Forest School.

Classroom Assistants

 Mrs Sue Thomas, Mrs Karen Hoare, Mrs Kym Pride, Miss Thea Preece and Mrs Pat Colling

Office Staff

Mrs Elaine Stilwell 

School Secretary and PA to Mr Kyles

 

Support Staff

Mr Mike Edge  -  Site Manager/Supervisor/Sport and Forest School Assistant

Miss Mel Nicholas  -  Cleaner/Supervisor

Mr Mark Stowell - Volunteer Rugby Coach

Mrs Mary Powell - Cleaner (Mat cover)

 

Private Music Tuition

Private Music Teachers are available to offer lessons in school time.

Mrs. Lorna Ruth - Woodwind

Miss Heather Leigton - Piano

Mrs Jane Hughes - Piano

 

Friends of St Mary's C of E Primary School

This is a charity run by an elected committee, who hold regular meetings.  The membership is open to anyone who would like to support the school.  Friends of St Mary's aim to raise additional funds to provide extra equipment and experiences for the pupils.

Community Support

The village community has already shown enormous commitment to the school and it's role as a vital part of community life. There are a large number of volunteers who help with school.  Volunteers are involved in grounds maintenance, classroom assistance, sports and school trips.

 

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