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             


Designated Safeguarding Lead


Collective Worship



Attendance Lead


ECT Co-ordinator

Health and safety co-ordinator

Looked-after children

Phonics Lead- temporary to cover maternity leave.

Prevent Co-ordinator

Pupil Premium

Heather CampbellClass Teacher (Wrens)Computing
Stephen Connor

Key Stage 2 leader

Class teacher (Eagles)

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead


Reading, writing and spelling 



Evolve visit co-ordinator

Laura GardinerClass Teacher (Robins) Early Career Teacher 
Dawn HetheringtonClass teacher (Kingfishers)


D and T


ECT mentor

Olivia LongmanClass teacher (Wrens)



Olivia SmithClass teacher (Starlings) Early Career Teacher 
Martin Stephens

Class teacher (Swallows)


Mental Health Lead                                                       



ECT mentor


Amy Melland



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.

Our cleaner Donna Bradbury.

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


We also have a number of highly valued volunteers including the school chaplain Deidre Cheetham.



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