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The Meadows Primary Academy

Sowing the Seeds of Success

Meet the Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Head Teacher - Mrs Emma Gater

Deputy Head Teacher - Mrs Lindsay Armstrong

Upper Key Stage Two Leader - Miss Kirsty Carr

Lower Key Stage Two Leader - Mrs Kerry Borg

Key Stage One Leader - Mrs Miranda Burgess

EYFS Manager - Mrs Tracy Durose

Head of Support Services - Miss Amy James



Teaching Staff

Nursery - Mrs Tracy Durose

Reception Poplar - Miss Nichola Maddock

Reception Oakwood - Miss Harriet Barlow

Year One Poplar -  Mrs Alison Farrington

Year One Oakwood - Mrs Laura Belfield

Year Two Poplar - Mrs Miranda Burgess

Year Two Oakwood - Miss Kim Williams

Year Three Poplar - Miss Lydia Martin

Year Three Oakwood - Mrs Vicky Garvey

Year Four Poplar - Mrs Kerry Borg

Year Four Oakwood - Mr Chris Harrison

Year Five Poplar - Miss Laura Mooney

Year Five Oakwood - Mr Imtiaz Damani

Year Six Poplar - Miss Kirsty Carr

Year Six Oakwood -Mrs Fran Ellis


Support Staff

Foundation Stage                            

Ms Brigitte Toplass

Miss Katie Dable

Mrs Claire Heath             

Miss Stefanie Boden


Key Stage 1                         

Mrs Amanda Birch

Mrs Janet Leech

Mrs Marie Davis 

Mrs Nicola Jones

Mrs Jane Clowes

Mrs Beverley Clay  


Key Stage 2                         

Miss Charlotte Sloss  

Miss Karen Singleton

Mrs Andrea Castle

Mrs Nicola Poole

Ms Charlotte Hinchley

Mrs Sharron Lowe

Mrs Jude Morris

Mrs Lisa Spooner


Office Staff

Head of Support Services - Miss Amy James

School Secretary - Mrs Katy Burgess-Lowe

School Receptionist - Miss Nina Kessel


Families Team

Deputy Head/ Safeguarding Designated Lead - Mrs Lindsay Armstrong

Assistant SENCO - Miss Tracey Deakin

SENCO - Mrs Davinia Clark

Learning Mentor - Miss Carrieann Machin

Learning Mentor - Mr Ben Woodall

Safeguarding Co-ordinator - Mrs Jill Walton

SEMH Leader - Mrs Sharon Ash

Families Team Office Manager - Mrs Lucy Wheeldon



Lunctime Supervisors

Lunchtime Supervisor - Miss Janet Mountford

Lunchtime Supervisor - Mrs Tracie Mynett

Lunchtime Supervisor - Mrs Sarah Venables


Maintenance Team

Site Supervisor - Mr Craig Ash 

Senior Cleaner - Mrs Tracie Mynett

Cleaner - Mrs Sarah Venables

Cleaner - Miss Janet Mountford

Cleaner - Mrs Janet Fawcett

Cleaner - Mrs Jenni Booth