About Us

Our Staff

Thriftwood School


Georgina Pryke - Executive Headteacher - School & College

Claudia Liney - Deputy Headteacher


Senior Leadership Team

Carolyn Mitchell  - Senior Phase Leader: Upper School
Kathryn Sheffle   - Phase Leader:  Primary School 

Ruth Saban          - Phase Leader: Middle School



 Pastoral & Pupil Support Lead / DSL

  Mina Hussain 



Our Classes 2020-2021

Primary Phase (Y3-6)

ROBIN 
Class Teachers: Kathryn Sheffle (M-W) & Gemma Green (W-F)
Class LSAs: Paula Boreham, Laura Paolini

PUFFIN 
Class Teacher: Jennifer Burchett
Class LSAs: Tash Terry, Sophie Brown, Jo Giles

KINGFISHER 
Class Teacher: Sarah Huson
Class LSAs: Emily Templeton, Emma Brien

SWAN
HLTA: Rebecca Hirst
LSA: Kate Ferguson

WREN
Class Teacher: 
Karen MacLennan
LSA: Trudie Frain

Middle Phase (Y7-8)

ROOK 
Class Teacher: 
Ruth Saban 
Class LSA: Chrisie Young, Richard Grant

JAY 
Class Teacher: 
Gemma Chittock
Class LSA: Savannah Shankster

CROW 
Class Teacher: 
Cathy Butler
Class LSA: Nicky Rourke

MAGPIE 
Class Teacher: 
Catherine Sayer
Class LSA: Michelle Hall

WOODPECKER
Class Teacher: 
Katie Hughes
Class LSA: Jacquie Hall / Julie Martin 

Upper Phase (Y9)

EAGLE 
Class Teacher: 
Carolyn Mitchell
Class LSAs: Louise Potts, Jackie Prout

KESTREL 
Class Teacher: 
Beccy Hastings
Class LSA: Angela Jolly

Staff not linked to a specific class

Louise Anderson - Forest School Co-ordinator & Yoga Therapist
Anne Vernon - Music Therapist

Richard Ferrier - PE HLTA
Sally Gorman - PE HLTA
Heather Wright - HLTA
Ellie Mears - HLTA
Hannah Tyler - LSA
Chantelle Palmer - LSA - Food Tech (Primary)

Admin Team

Rebecca Johnson - Business Manager
Stephanie Newell - Business Support Administrator
Tracey Imhof - PA to Headteacher / HR
Samantha Coldwell - Reception
Kim Kelly - Office Administrator

Site Staff

David Bailey - Estate Manager
Colin Steed - Site Manager
Liz Kemp - Cleaner
Linda Steed - Cleaner
Helen Page - Catering Manager
Emma Farmborough - Cook
Sarah Wallace - Cook / Cleaner

 




 

 

 

 



Call the School office on 01245 266 880 or email admin@thriftwoodschool.com



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