Meet the Staff

Fishponds Church of England Academy would be nothing without its fabulous staff, of which we are rightly proud:

Senior Leadership Team

Interim Headteacher - Mr Peter Overton

Assistant Head - Miss Rebecca Goodman (Curriculum and Assessment Lead, Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Assistant Head-Mrs Sian Fox-Gaven (Inclusion Leader (strategic SENDCO and  Behaviour lead)

Wider Leadership Team

Operational SENCO - Mrs Vicky Caddell

Early Years Lead (Reception)- Mrs Carole Seddon

Y1/2 Lead - Miss Kate Burgess

Y3/4 Lead - Mrs Hannah Watson

Y5/6 Lead - Mr Adam Jones

Teachers and Areas of Responsibility

Reception

Mrs Carole Seddon (Stickleback Teacher, Outdoor Learning Lead)

 Mrs Elenid Richards (Minnows Teacher Mon-Weds and Geography lead)/Hannah Paradise (Stickleback Thurs-Fri School Council)

Miss Kirsty Tanner (TA)

Miss Emma Armer (TA)

 

KS1

Year 1

Miss Kate Burgess (Butterfish Teacher)

Mr Tanzil Gibbbons (Rainbowfish Teacher)

Mrs Eszter Nemeth (TA)

Miss Scarlett Fudge (TA)

Year 2

Mrs Elinor Watt ( Parrotfish Teacher and RE Lead)

Miss Hannah Whittaker (Parrotfish Teacher) currently on Maternity leave)

Miss Emily Fitzgerald ( Surgeonfish Teacher and Maths Lead)

Miss Claire Mills (TA)

KS2

Year 3

Mrs Molly Hart  (Blenny Teacher and Sports Lead)

Miss Sally Adams ( Mon-Weds) Creative Arts Lead , Mrs Rachel Sadler ( Thurs- Friday) Mandarinfish Teachers

Mrs Maria Long (TA)

Mrs Barbara Durbin ( TA)

Year 4

Mrs Hannah Watson (Tilapia teacher and Y3/4 phase leader , Reading team )

Miss Holly Davies (Firefish Teacher, PSHE and RSE lead)

Miss Kate Maddocks (TA)

Year 5

Miss Pippa Knowles (Marlin Teacher and EAL leader, Designated Teacher for Children in care)

Mr Ed Hodgkin  (Salmon Teacher and Technology Lead)

Miss Deion Smith (TA)

Year 6

Mr Adam Jones ( Sunfish Teacher , English Lead and Y5/6 Phase leader)

Mrs Maria Gio-Batta (Manta-Ray Fish Teacher,  Science Lead)

Mrs Elaine Seretny (TA)

Other Staff

Mr Alastair Brown - HLTA for PPA

Miss Amie Gomes (HLTA cover)

Mr Bradley Simons - Sports Coach ( Premier Sport)

Ms Michelle Cahill- Family Link worker and Deputy DSL.

SEND TAs

Ms Kay Dwyer

Miss Lianne Curtis

Mrs Rachel Gatica

Mr Morgan Price

Miss Heather Boocock

Miss Paige Moseley

Miss Hannah Griggs

Miss Jenna Newland

Ms Janet Braithwaite

Reading Assistants

Ms Dana Kurhajcova

Mrs Anne Holland

Mrs Caroline Galvin

Office

Miss Jess Harrison (from October 1st)

Mrs Keela Southard

Mrs Sandra Hyde

Site Manager

Mr Ryan Densley

Lunch Break Staff ( SMSA)

Liz Pluck

Amie Collins

Kayleigh Malone

Michelle Thomas

Najma Sharif

Saran Lohia

Chelsie Ross

Vicky Brain

Sam Tippet