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Larkfields Infant School

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Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school.


Teaching Staff


Nichola Irwin: Mrs Irwin is the Head Teacher; she is responsible for running the school including the quality of teaching and learning. She co-ordinates staff development, performance management and assessment. She is the designated teacher for Child Protection and Safeguarding, Looked After Children and is also the Early Years curriculum leader. Mrs Irwin leads on Computing, History, Geography and Science.


Kerry Bear: Mrs Bear is currently teaching a Year 2 class. She is Key Stage 1 leader and subject leader for English.


Catherine May: Mrs May is currently teaching in Year 1. She leads on  RE and PSHE. Mrs May is the school's SENCO.


Edwina Bamford: Miss Bamford shares a FS2 class with Mrs Robertson and jointly leads on Music, Art and Design and Technology. In addition she is the school's language lead.


Hope Lager: Mrs Lager is currently teaching in FS2 and leads our Maths Curriculum.


Daisy Smith: Miss Smith is currently teaching in Year 2 and co leads on Computing.


Catherine Taylor: Mrs Taylor is currently teaching in Year 1. She is the subject leader PE.


Beth Robertson: Mrs Robertson shares an FS2 class and responsibility for Music, Art and D&T with Miss Bamford and is the school's language lead.


Nicola Bunker: Mrs Bunker teaches in Year 1 and FS2

Non Teaching Staff


Tina Clarke –  is a Teaching Assistant working in Year 1
Julie Jones –  is a Teaching Assistant working in FS2
Teresa Reed – is a Teaching Assistant working FS2
Clare Bostock –  is currently on maternity leave

Michelle Lawrence -  is covering for Mrs Bostock as a Teaching Assistant in Year 2 
Helena Tooth –  is a Teaching Assistant who leads our intervention programme
Joanne Turner –  is a Teaching Assistant working in Year 1 and is also the school's ELSA

Zoe Burton/Keeley Bingham- are a job share within Year 2


Zoe Allen – School Business Manager

Jane Maltby – School Administrator

Justine Lloyd – General Support Assistant to teaching Staff

Hilary Barnes – Cleaner in charge

Eleanor Allsop – Cleaner


Our Senior Midday Supervisor is Heather Blackburn and she leads a team of Midday Supervisory Assistants: Julie Crunkhorn, Susan Groom, Vicky Lloyd, Joanna Kalinowska, Adele Makin, Jean Shelton, Andrea Short and Laura Needham.

Justine Lloyd- supports the Lunchtime Nurture Club


Amanda Bestwick-Stevenson is the Cook Supervisor. She is assisted by Marlena Domalewska, Jill Grzesiczek and Vicky Lloyd.

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