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

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."

Claire Howitt


Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Miriam Brown                         


Mrs Brown is our curriculum lead for History and Geography.  She has been part of the design team for Rivers Curriculum for these subjects and is the school improvement advisor for curriculum across the MAT.  She is part of the team at Wychbold on Tuesday when she also leads our School Council.


Wren's Nursery


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.  


Robin's Reception


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

English Lead   

Deputy Safeguarding Lead             


Falcon's Class Year 3


Miss Sarah Neal                            Miss Corrine Goodwin

Monday, Tuesday and Friday        Wednesday and Thursday

Miss Neal & Miss Goodwin work together in our Year 3 Classroom.


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  they thrive and enjoy school.

Mrs Hounsell also leads PE across the school.

Have a look at Sports England for sporting ideas.

Support Staff

  •  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.
  • Office Staff

  • 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.
  • Lunchtime Supervisors


    Mrs Susan Towers, Mrs Gill Wright, Mrs Ann Talbot and KITS Academy sports group all help to supervise our pupils during lunchtime.
  • Cleaning

  • Complete Clean Management provide our cleaning services.