We are extremely fortunate to have a superb team of dedicated staff at Wychbold who are all, regardless of their roles, committed to ensuring the best outcomes for our pupils. Please read on to find out a little more about us.
Dr Howitt has been Headteacher of Wychbold since 1st September 2016 and has overall responsibility for the leadership and management of the school. She is also the Designated Safegurding Lead as well as Pupil Premium Lead.
"I am thrilled to be headteacher of Wychbold. The children and staff are so enthusiatic and engaged in learning. I am looking forward to working with the team to develop new ways to make learning exciting and purposeful."
Deputy Head Teacher
Mrs Kerry Geddis is our new Deputy Headteacher and we are delighted to welcome her to the Wychbold team.
Mrs Kathryn Roberts Mrs Sarah Childs Mrs Sarah Hetherington
Nursery Manager Nursery Assistant Nursery Assistant and transition assistant across Early Years
Deputy Safeguarding Lead
The team in Wrens are highly experienced Early Years Practitioners who are constantly seeking opportunities to make learning creative and engaging for very young children.
Miss Todd Mrs Danielle Portman
Early Years Lead, Digital leader Classroom Assistant
Starling's Class Year 1
Miss Claudia Price Mrs Joanna Kirkham
Teacher Teaching Assistant
Miss Price & Mrs Kirkham are working hard with the Starlings children this year to give them the best start to Key Stage 1. This is alongside our Mastery curriculum in maths ensuring that children excel in their early experience of school.
Owl's Class Year 2
Ms Bromley Miss Grubb Teaching Assistant
Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Falcon's Class Year 3
Miss Sarah Neal Ms Adele Banfield
Monday, Tuesday and Friday Wednesday and Thursday
Miss Neal & Ms Banfield work together in our Year 3 Classroom.
Eagles’ Class Year 4
Class Teacher and Maths Lead
Miss Warren will be delivering a curriculum of rich and in depth experiences for the children in Year 4.
Mrs Hounsell will be supporting the children who have special educational needs, alongside their families, ensuring that the highest quality support and provision is offered to the children to ensure they thrive and enjoy school.
Mrs Hounsell also leads PE across the school.
Have a look at Sports England for sporting ideas.
Intervention Teaching Assistant
We are delighted to have Mrs Kim Maycroft as our intervention teaching assistant. If any children need extra support, with their reading, number, writing or fine or gross motor skills, they are supported in the bright and friendly Aviary in small groups to enable them to make progress. Children may also be supported with their social skills or confidence in a Nurture Session.
Breakfast Club & After School Club - Swifts & Swallows
Mrs Danielle Portman, Mrs Sarah Hetherington, Mr Lee Davies and Miss Sally Grubb provide the care and support to the children who come to wraparound care, and work throughout the week to provide fun activities.
Miss Jenni Lune the office manager looks after all aspects of the office including meet and greet, administration, finance and health and safety. She is a very busy lady!
Site Security and Maintenance
- Mr Kevin Hill helps to ensure all the maintenance jobs are kept up to date and our site is kept safe.
Complete Clean Management provide our cleaning services.