Weston on Trent Church of England (Aided) Primary School

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Come and meet the highly trained staff at our school

Teaching staff from autumn 2022


Staff memberRoleResponsible for
Sarah Burns             



Safeguarding Lead

E-Safety lead

Health and Safety co-ordinator

Prevent Co-ordinator

Collective Worship




Pupil Premium


Looked-after children

Phonics Lead- temporary to cover maternity leave.

Stephen Connor

Key Stage 2 leader

Class teacher (Eagles)

Reading, writing and spelling 



Laura GardinerClass Teacher (Robins) Early Career Teacher 
Alison Hemsley  

Class teacher (Starlings)



D and T


Dawn HetheringtonClass teacher (Kingfishers)Science
Olivia LongmanClass teacher (Wrens)PE
Martin Stephens

Class teacher (Swallows)


Mental Health Lead                                                       




Amy Melland


Heather Campbell

Maternity leave from September 2022 


Our teaching assistants


NameRoleResponsible for
Anna BuonaguroSupporting teaching and learning in Wrens 
Jill FitzpatrickSupporting teaching and learning in Eagles 
Jackie Ford

Supporting teaching and learning in Robins

Delivering and assessing Forest Schools (Forest Schools Level 3 Leader)

Qualified HLTA


Forest Schools

Precision Teaching



Freya IngmanSupporting teaching and learning in Wrens 
Louise LambertSupporting teaching and learning in Kingfishers 
Lynsey MacintyreSupporting teaching and learning in Swallows 
Sarah Minto

Supporting teaching and learning in Swallows

Qualified HLTA

First Class @ Number


Jo Molyneux

PPA cover

Qualified MFL  teacher


Collective worship.

Mo Nicholson


Speech and language support.

Supporting teaching and learning in Swallows

Supporting Forest Rangers (Level 2 cert.)


Playground buddies.

Jane OramSupporting teaching and learning in Starlings 
Jordan RossSupporting teaching and learning in Robins 
Laura SteedSupporting teaching and learning in Kingfishers 






 Our midday play leaders

Nigel BarkerMidday Play Leader                                                       
Jackie FordMidday Play Leader
Emma HarlowMidday Play Leader
Lynsey MacintyreMidday Play Leader
Christine RobinsonMidday Play Leader
Jordan RossMidday Play Leader
Laura Steed Midday Play Leader


Our Office Staff

Mrs Rebecca KnowlsonSchool Business Officer (acting)
Mrs Jennifer ValdingerSchool Business Assistant


Other very important people in school.

Our caretaker Philip Marriott

Our cook: Louise Carr

Our cleaner and kitchen assistant Tina Holmes.

The YMCA coach who provides our outside school clubs, lunchtime coaching and PE lesson delivery Sophie.


We also have a number of highly valued volunteers.



  • Weston on Trent Church of England (Aided) Primary School,
  • Forrester Avenue, Weston-on-Trent,
  • Derby, England,
  • DE72 2HX
  • Tel: 01332700488
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