Staff

High Down Schools’ Executive Team

Andreya Cowan Head Teacher
Sue Parker Associate Head Teacher
Rhodri Hopkins Deputy Head Teacher Junior School
Penny Atherton Deputy Head Teacher Infant School

High Down Schools’ Senior Leadership Team

Executive Team and Phase Leaders

Early Years Nursery and Reception    Rachael Hayward

Key Stage 1 Year 1 and Year 2               Heather Nicholson

Lower KS2 Year 3 and Year 4               Nicola Wright

Upper KS2 Year 5 and Year 6               Judith Wilson

Nursery Teaching Staff:

Vicky Davis

Infant Teaching Staff: 

Reception Megan Jones Year 2 Heather Nicholson
  Rachel Hayward   Emily Arnall
  Kim Creed   Gaynor Godden
  Louise Wardle   Sarah Bates
Year 1 Alison Francis   Cath Peprell
  Penny Atherton   Jenny Ward
  Becky Keys  
  Ella Skinner SEN Martina Jones

Junior Teaching Staff:

Year 3 Emma Lane Year 5 Carol Bennett
Sue Ryan Ben Culverhouse
Nicola Wright Joe Sage
Jude Wilson
Year 4 Nicola Fackrell Year 6 Fiona Gooch
Dominic Fullan Kate Gore
Del Shayler Sarah Hankey
Nina Bjergfelt
Rhodri Hopkins
Carolyn Baird Davies

Part time teaching colleagues – Juniors:

Elaine White Nina Bjergfelt
Bruce Green Future Stars
Anna Gent Carolyn Baird Davies

Support Staff

Heather Kirkpatrick School Business Manager, Co-opted governor
Geoff Smith Site Manager
Chris Young Caretaker
Annabel Tanner School Administrator
Catherine Savory School Administrator
Sarah Mounter Office Support
Tina Woods-Jones Office Support
Nikki Pinder Office Support
Michelle Harrison Data and Website Support
Bruce Green ICT Support
Molly Brewer Kitchen Manager
Val Adams Cleaner in Charge

Learning Mentor

Judi Goodbourn

Assistant Learning Mentor

Caroline Battlebury

Learning Support Assistants (LSAS) – Infants

Sue Betts, Eileen Bulmer, Fay Coller, Ruth Dane, Maggie Davies, Rebecca Davies, Alyson Golledge, Liz Hathaway, Amanda James, Jill Hellings, Emma  Kivell, Jane Lovatt, Cheryl Miller, Jennie Morris, Tracey Parkinson, Sue Pennycott, Nikki Pinder, Jo Shayler, Paula Snell, Sarah Tripp and Simone Vaughan.

Learning Support Assistants (LSAS) – Juniors

Caroline Battlebury, Jane Coates, Laura Dahnoun, Holly Davies, Lucy Downton, Alison Farmer, Michelle Harrison, Sue Hearsey, Sally Mansell, Amanda Oakley, Denise Orton, Kelly Packham and  Hayley Williams.

Lunchtime Supervisors (SMSAS) – Infants

Melanie Andrews, Sue Betts, Fay Coller, Ruth Dane, Maggie Davies, Lucy Filer, Roberta George, Lisa Hamilton-James, Mary Hartley, Liz Hathaway, Elmien Heritage, Sally Hince, Amanda James, Abigail Loveridge, Jennie Morris, Jo Shayler, Danielle Southey and Lisa Smith.

Lunchtime Supervisors (SMSAS) – Juniors

Michelle Roberts (Lead SMSA) Debbie Applegate, Gillian Bassett, Liana Carrel, Laura Dahnoun, Holly Davies, Lucy Downton, Amanda Edwards, Alison Farmer, Sonja Gortzak, Sue Hearsey, Rebecca James, Henrietta Kearney, Sonia Madders, Sally Phillips and Danielle Southey.

After School Club

Linda Croshaw – Manager   Designated Safeguarding Lead

Carol Wallberg – Deputy Manager

Eileen Bulmer, Helen Fletcher, Dawn Holley, Eileen Insull, Chris Kivell, Becky Norris, Karen Pearce, Sally Phillips, Yoko Pullen and Simone Vaughan.

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY