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Essendon C of E (VC) Primary School

Let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works

The Staff Team

Our Staff Team


Senior Leadership Team

Acting Headteacher: Antonia Wild

Senior Teacher: Claire Pulham (on maternity leave)

Senior Teacher: Andrew Woodhouse


Foundation Stage Unit (Pantherswood)

Teacher: Tracy O'Connor

Early Years Practitioner: Robyn Gurney*
Teaching Assistant: Katie Holding*

Teaching Assistant: Yvonne Bines*


Key Stage 1 (Y1/2) (Homewood)

Teacher: Vickie Jones (M, T, W)

Teacher: Laura Fowler (T, F)
Higher Level Teaching Assistant:  Ruth Boswell

Teaching Assistant: Libby Phillips* (T, W,Th, F)


Key Stage 2 (Y3/4) (Warrenwood)

Teacher: Andrew Woodhouse 
High Level Teaching Assistant:  Kellie Morton

Teaching Assistant: Emma Richmond* (mornings)

Teaching Assistant: Jo Kelly*


Key Stage 2 (Y5/6) (Harefield)

Teacher: Becky Archer (M, T, W)

Hannah Philpott (Th, F)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Terri Jenner*

Physical Education

Teacher: Janet Pinfold

Outdoor Learning: Tracy O'Connor


Inclusion Team

Inclusion Manager: Antonia Wild

Well-being Lead: Laura Fowler

Autism Lead: Emma Richmond

Interventions and Specialist Support: Terri Jenner, Kellie Morton, Libby Phillips, Emma Richmond, Alison Scott


Catering Team

Catering Manager: Claire Woodward

Assistant Cook: Sharon Clarke

Breakfast Club Supervisor: Helen Donoghue

Tea Time Club Supervisors: Sharon Clarke, Yvonne Bines



Office Manager: Tina Wilkinson

Consultant Headteacher: Charlotte Tudway


Regular Supply Staff

Teacher: Hannah Philpott


* Member of staff with Midday Supervisory duties