Staff

High Down Schools’ Executive Team

Andreya Cowan Executive Head Teacher
Rhodri Hopkins Executive Deputy Head and Deputy Head – Junior School
Penny Atherton Deputy Head Teacher Infant School

High Down Schools’ Senior Leadership Team

Year Group Leaders, Phase Leaders and Inclusion Leaders

Early Years Nursery and Reception                  Rachael Hayward

Key Stage 1 Year 1 and Year 2                            Heather Nicholson

Year Group Leader – Year 3                                Nicola Wright

Year Group Leader – Year 4                                Nicki Fackrell

Year Group Leader – Year 5                                Ben Culverhouse

Year Group Leader – Year 6                                Kate Gore

Inclusion Leader – Year 5 and 6                         Kate Gore

Inclusion Leader – Infants, Year 3 and 4         Martina Jones

Nursery Teaching Staff:

Vicky Davis – Toucans

Infant Teaching Staff: 

Reception Rachel Hayward Year 2 Heather Nicholson/Martina Jones
  Kim Creed/Louise Wardle   Emily Arnall
  Becky Keys/Vanessa Lyle   Gaynor Godden/Sarah Bates
   
Year 1 Alison Francis  
  Ella Skinner/Claire Blackford (maternity cover)  
  Catherine Peprell/Jenny Ward  
 

Junior Teaching Staff:

Year 3 Maria Adamson/Nina Bjergfelt Year 5 Ben Culverhouse/Helen Hill
Emma Lane Joe Sage
Rachael Taylor Jude Wilson
Nicola Wright
Year 4 Nicola Fackrell Year 6 Fiona Gooch/Kate Gore
Dominic Fullan Carol Bennett
Becky McLaughlin Sarah Hankey/Elaine White
Carolyn Baird Davies

Part time teaching colleagues – Juniors:

Bruce Green Anna Gent
Future Stars

Support Staff

Heather Kirkpatrick School Business Manager, Co-opted governor
Kevin Burgess Site Manager
Chris Young Caretaker
Nichola Harris-Evans School Administrator
Catherine Savory School Administrator
 Receptionist
Sarah Mounter Office Support
Tina Woods-Jones Office Support
Nikki Pinder Office Support
Michelle Harrison Data and Website Support
Bruce Green ICT Support

Learning Mentor

Caroline Battlebury

Assistant Learning Mentor

Tracey Parkinson

Learning Support Assistants (LSAS) – Infants

Sue Betts, Eileen Bulmer, Jennie Burgess, Fay Coller, Ruth Dane, Maggie Davies, Rebecca Davies, Alison Farmer, Lucy Filer, Alyson Golledge, Liz Hathway,  Jill Hellings, Amanda James, Emma  Kivell, Jane Lovatt, Cheryl Miller, Sue Pennycott, Nikki Pinder and Paula Snell.

Learning Support Assistants (LSAS) – Juniors

Jane Coates, Laura Dahnoun, Holly Davies, Lucy Downton, Amanda Edwards,  Radha Elliott, Alison Farmer, Michelle Harrison, Sue Hearsey, Sally Mansell, Amanda Oakley, Denise Orton, Kelly Packham and Jo Shayler.

Lunchtime Supervisors (SMSAS) – Infants

Becky Beech, Jennie Burgess, Urmi Chattopadhyay, Fay Coller, Ruth Dane, Maggie Davies, Roberta George, Jeanette Grueninger, Lisa Hamilton-Jones, Caroline Holmes, Kirsty Ireland, Abigail Loveridge, Becky Norris, Jo Shayler, Lisa Smith and Danielle Southey.

Lunchtime Supervisors (SMSAS) – Juniors

Michelle Roberts (Lead SMSA) Mandy Bruntlett, Liana Carrel, Laura Dahnoun, Lucy Dangerfield, Holly Davies, Lucy Downton, Amanda Edwards, Radha Elliott, Sue Hearsey, Henrietta Kearney, Sonia Madders,  Jenny Marsh, Elvire Pelletreau and Sally Phillips.

After School Club

Linda Croshaw – Manager   Designated Safeguarding Lead

Lucy Dangerfield – Deputy Manager

Chelsea Alexander, Eileen Bulmer, Urmi Chattopadhyay, Helen Fletcher, Sue Hearsey, Eileen Insull, Chris Kivell, Becky Norris, Elvire Pelletreau, Sally Phillips, Yoko Pullen and Viv Wolstencroft.

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY