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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 (P.E.)
  • Michaela Laufs and Sarah Stradling - Class teachers for Year 2
  • Karen Pearce - Class teacher for Year 3 (Science and Music)
  • Tersia Louw - Class teacher for Year 4
  • Hayley Cruikshank - Class teachers for Year 5
  • Heather Murphy - Maternity Leave

Teaching Assistants:

  • Emily Ettridge - part time, Reception
  • Sarah Johnson - part time, Reception
  • Sophie Pool - part time, Year 1
  • Clare Eden - part time, Year 1
  • Jale Siphahi - Year 2
  • Michael Clarkson - Year 3
  • Sarah Kensington - part time, Year 4
  • Trishna Pakti -  part time, Year 4
  • Emma Roberts - Year 5

 Midday Supervisors:

  • Carol Regan
  • Laura Goldhawk
  • Mary Cooper
  • Hannah Blake

Support Staff:

  • Finance Manager – Catherine Saill
  • Receptionists – Yuliya Praslova / Jill Burrows 
  • Premises Manager – Michael Shaw
  • Community Partnerships Co-ordinator – Beth Wells - Maternity Leave
  • Family Liaison Officer – Fiona Verge
  • Chaplain - Alex Barlow