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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

Headteacher: Mr Tom Potter

Senior Teacher: Mrs Claire Pulham (on maternity leave)

Senior Teacher: Mr Andrew Woodhouse


Foundation Stage Unit (Pantherswood)

Teacher: Mrs Tracy O'Connor

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

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Yvonne Bines*


Key Stage 1 (Y1/2) (Homewood)

Teacher: Mrs Vickie Jones (M, T, W)

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

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


Key Stage 2 (Y3/4) (Warrenwood)

Teacher: Mr Andrew Woodhouse 
High Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Kellie Morton

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Emma Richmond* (mornings)

Teaching Assistant: Miss Jo Kelly*


Key Stage 2 (Y5/6) (Harefield)

Teacher: Miss Becky Archer (M, T, W)

Teacher: Miss Hannah Dacosta (Th, F)

Higher Level Teaching Assistant: Mrs Terri Jenner*

Physical Education

Teacher: Mrs Janet Pinfold

Outdoor Learning: Mrs Tracy O'Connor


Inclusion Team

Inclusion Manager: 

Well-being Lead: Mrs Laura Fowler

Autism Lead: Mrs Emma Richmond

Intervention Support: Mrs Terri Jenner, Mrs Kellie Morton, Miss Libby Phillips, Mrs Emma Richmond, Mrs Alison Scott


Catering Team

Catering Manager: Mrs Claire Woodward

Assistant Cook: Mrs Sharon Clarke

Breakfast Club Supervisor: Mrs Helen Donoghue

Tea Time Club Supervisors: Mrs Sharon Clarke, Mrs Yvonne Bines



Office Manager: Mrs Tina Wilkinson


Regular Supply Staff

Teacher: Miss Hannah Dacosta


* Member of staff with Midday Supervisory duties