Our Staff

Our Staff

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.

Head Teacher

Mrs Howitt has been Headteacher of Wychbold since 1st September 2016 and has overall responsibility for the leadership and management of the school. 

"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."

Claire Howitt 


Wren's Nursery

Mrs Kathryn Roberts - Nursery Manager

Mrs Sarah Childs - Nursery Assistant

Mrs Sarah Hetherington - Nursery Assistant and transition assistant across Early Years

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.  


Robin's Reception

Miss Todd (Early Years Lead, Digital leader)

Mrs Danielle Portman - Classroom Assistant 




Starling's Class Year 1



Miss Price is 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.

Mrs Kirkham - Teaching assistant



Owl's Class Year 2

Ms Bromley (English Lead)

Miss Grubb (Teaching Assistant)



Falcon's Class Year 3

Miss Neal (monday, Tuesday and Friday) and Ms Banfield (Wednesday and Thursday) work together in Year 3.



Eagles’ Class Year 4

Miss Warren - 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 that they thrive and enjoy school.

Mrs Hounsell also leads PE across the school.

Have a look at Sports England for sporting ideas.  

Support Staff

  •  Mrs Maycroft – Intervention Teaching Assistant

  • We are delighted to have Mrs 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 - Swallows 

  • Mrs Portman. Mr Davies and Miss Grubb provide the care and support to the children who come to Breakfast Club
  • After School Club - Swifts

  • Miss Grubb, Mrs Hetherington, Mrs Portman and Mr Davis are our team who work throughout the week to provide fun activities for our children.
  • Office Staff


  • Miss Lune – School Administrator

  • Looks after all aspects of the office management 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.
  • Lunchtime Supervisors

  • Mrs Talbot, Mrs Wright and KITS Academy sports group all help to supervise our pupils during lunchtime.