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

Phase Leader – Early Years                                Rachel Hayward

Phase Leader- Key Stage 1                                 Penny Atherton

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  Staff:

Nursery Lead                                                          Karen Squintani

LSA                                                                           Jo Shayler

LSA/SMSA                                                              Becky Beech

Infant Teaching Staff: 

Reception Rachel Hayward Year 2 Ella Skinner/Gail Meacock
  Kim Creed/Louise Wardle   Claire Blackford
  Vicky Davis/Vanessa Lyle   Gaynor Godden/Sarah Bates
   
Year 1 Alison Francis  
  Becky Keys/Emily Arnall  
  Catherine Peprell/Jenny Ward  
 

Junior Teaching Staff:

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

Part time teaching colleagues – Juniors:

Future Stars
Henry Geary
Emma Gear

Support Staff

Heather Kirkpatrick School Business Manager, Co-opted governor
Kevin Burgess Site Manager
Chris Young Caretaker
Nikki Harris-Evans School Administrator
Sarah Mounter School Administrator
Tina Woods-Jones School Administrator
Jeanette Grueninger School Administrator
Lisa Green Receptionist
 Michelle Harrison  Data and Website Support
Ed Jonusas ICT Technician

Learning Mentor

Caroline Battlebury

Assistant Learning Mentor

Tracey Parkinson

Learning Support Assistants (LSAS) – Infants

Sue Betts, Chelsea Cleverley, Ruth Dane, Rebecca Davies, Lucy Filer, Alyson Golledge, Liz Hathway, Jill Hellings, Amanda James, Emma Kivell, Sonia Madders, Fay Nash, Paula Snell and Sarah Tripp.

Learning Support Assistants (LSAS) – Juniors

Giusy Amico, Mandy Bruntlett, Jennie Burgess, Jane Coates, Laura Dahnoun, Lucy Dangerfield, Holly Davies, Maggi Davies, Amanda Edwards,  Radha Elliott, Michelle Harrison, Liz Hathway, Amy Hazel, Sue Hearsey, Kirsty Ireland, Sally Mansell, Emily Mathews, Denise Orton, Kelly Packham, Tracey Parkinson, Clare Rix, Laura Villis and Helen Winter.

Lunchtime Supervisors (SMSAS) – Infants

Sue Betts, Urmi Chattopadhyay, Chelsea Cleverley,  Ruth Dane, Jeanette Grueninger, Lisa Hamilton-Jones, Sonia Madders, Fay Nash, Keely Outhwaite, Anne Singer and Danielle Southey.

Lunchtime Supervisors (SMSAS) – Juniors

Michelle Roberts (Lead SMSA) Giusy Amico, Amanda Bruntlett, Jennie Burgess, Lucy Dangerfield,  Holly Davies, Maggi Davies, Amanda Edwards, Radha Elliott, Liz Falconbridge, Gemma Guard, Amy Hazel, Sue Hearsey, Kirsty Ireland, Henrietta Kearney, Sally Phillips, Laura Villis and Helen Winter.

After School Club

Linda Croshaw – Manager   Designated Safeguarding Lead

Lucy Dangerfield – Deputy Manager

Chelsea Alexander, Urmi Chattopadhyay, Ruth Dane, Sue Hearsey, Eileen Insull, Chris Kivell, Karen Pearce,  Sally Phillips, Yoko Pullen and Viv Wolstencroft.

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High Down Schools
Down Road, Portishead
Bristol BS20 6DY