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Staff team

We have a passionate and committed staff team at Hope: 

  • Principal – Anne Wood

Teaching Staff:

  • Babs O'Hara - Assistant Principal
  • Emma Carvosso  - Phase Leader EYFS and Yr 1 and Class teacher for Reception 
  • Sarah Austin - Class teacher for Reception and SENCO
  • Ashu Chibber - Class teacher for Year 1 
  • Michaela Laufs and Sarah Stradling - Class teachers for Year 2
  • Karen Pearce - Class teacher for Year 3 
  • Tersia Louw - Class teacher for Year 4
  • Hayley Cruikshank - Phase Leader for Key stage 2, Class teachers for Year 5
  • Heather Murphy - Maternity Leave

Teaching Assistants and Midday Supervisors:

  • Emily Ettridge -  Reception
  • Clare Eden - Reception
  • Emma Roberts - Year 1
  • Michael Clarkson - Year 2
  • Sophie Pool  and Clare Eden, Year 3
  • Trishna Pakti -  Year 4
  • Jale Siphai - Year 5

 Support Staff:

  • Finance Manager – Catherine Saill
  • School Administrators – Jill Burrows / Sandra Hamilton
  • Premises Manager – Michael Shaw
  • Family Liaison Officer – Fiona Verge
  • Chaplain - Alex Barlow - Maternity Leave
  • Terry West - Volunteer Chaplain