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Staff team

We have a passionate and committed staff team at Hope: 

  • Anne Wood - Principal (Retiring on 31st August)
  • Sara Donnelly - Incoming Principal (From Sept 1st) 
  • Emma Carvosso - Assistant Principal, Phase Leader EYFS and KS1

Teaching Staff:

  • Emma Carvosso  -  Class teacher for Reception/Year 1                            
  • Sarah Austin - Class teacher for Reception/Year 1 and SENCO
  • Amy Matthew - Class teacher for Year 1/2
  • Alison Murphy - Class teacher for Year 3/4
  • Michaela Laufs - Class teacher for Year 4/5
  • Sarah Johnson - Class teacher Year 4/5 
  • Ryan Alexander - Class teacher for Year 6

PPA, Teaching Assistants and Midday Supervisor

  • Michael Clarkson - KS1 and PPA
  • Corina Bodua - Reception and KS1
  • Emma Roberts - Reception 
  • Sophie Pool  KS2
  • Clare Eden - KS2
  • Nilgun Belier - KS2
  • Elaine Doherty - Midday Lunch supervisor and EYFS Teaching Assistant 

 Support Staff:

  • Business Manager – vacant
  • School Administrators – Jill Burrows / Della Rutherford
  • Site Manager – Peter Morris
  • Family Liaison Officer –  Claire Jones
  • Volunteer Chaplain - Rhiannon Rees 

Safeguarding: 

  • Anne Wood - Designated Safeguarding lead
  • Emma Carvosso -Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead
  • Claire Jones- Deputy Designated Safeguarding lead
  • Safeguarding member of the School Council : Lynn Mason