Who’s Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!

Senior Leadership Team

Mr Ruffle – Headteacher

Quality of Education / Pupil Progress and Attainment / School Improvement / Collective Worship / Staffing & Training / Child Protection and Safeguarding Lead / School Website / Music / Computing Lead / Online Safety Champion

Mrs Fidge – Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Fidge joined the Priory School in April 2021. During the summer term she is the class teacher in Year 4. She is passionate about supporting the personal development of pupils and providing a compelling curriculum. She will lead pastoral care support in the school, including behaviour and attitude.

Mrs Kelly – Assistant Headteacher 

Pastoral lead (disadvantaged pupils) / Behaviour / Educational Visits Coordinator / Attendance/ Designated Safeguarding Deputy Lead / Anti-Bullying Champion / Maths oversight

Mrs Sibbald – SENCO & Inclusion Leader / EYFS Leader and Reception Class teacher

Early Years Leader / Inclusion Leader (SENCO) / Designated Teacher for LAC / Designated Safeguarding Deputy Lead / Paediatric first aid

Teaching Staff

Miss Etheridge – Year 1 Teacher 

Miss Deay – Year 2 Teacher

KS1 English / Art / KS1 SATs / Y2 Phonics retake / Deputy SENCO

Miss Webber – Year 3 Teacher

PE and PSHE (including Relationships Education)

Mrs Fidge – Year 4 Teacher

Mr Swain – Year 5 Teacher

Senior Teacher / Maths / Science / Qualified first aider

Miss Field – Year 6 Teacher

KS2 English /  KS2 SATs

Cover Teachers

Mrs Miller – 2 days teaching cover (across the school)

Miss Ridley – 2 days teaching cover (mainly in Year 4)

Mrs Moss – Specialist music teaching on a casual basis

Monsieur Cardinal – Specialist French teaching (via Twynham Secondary School)

Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mrs Homan – provides teaching cover in younger classes (Reception to Class 2)

Mr Major – provides sports specialist teaching cover across the school, but mainly in KS2

Education Support Staff

Teaching Assistants – Mrs Crabb, Mrs Homan, Mrs Turner (Inclusion Admin Support), Mrs Poulter (ELSA),  Mrs McCall, Miss Bryan, Mrs Colebeck, Mrs Burge, Mrs Ward, Mrs Gwynn, Miss Ridley, Mrs Clapcott, Mrs Dyer and Mrs Andrews

Office Team

Mrs Brown – School Business Manager

Miss Johnstone – Admin Officer (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)

Mrs Broom – Admin Officer (Tues, Wed)

Mr Hanslip – Caretaker/Handyperson (Part-Time)

Lunchtime Supervision Team

The majority of our education support staff and senior leadership team support lunchtime arrangements, but we also have a dedicated team of lunchtime supervisors.

Mrs Olsen – Midday Supervisor (Mon, Wed, Thurs)

Mrs Palmer- Midday Supervisor

Mrs Williams Moody  – Kitchen Supervisor (Hampshire Catering)

Mrs Russell  – Catering Assistant (Hampshire Catering)

Cleaning Team

Andy & Clare Phelps (Zap Cleaning)