At Rillington Primary School we have a highly dedicated team of staff, who ensure that across our school community:
'Every child matters and every moment counts'
Rillington Primary School - Senior Leadership Team
Headteacher - Mrs Stabler
Mrs Stabler is responsible for leadership and management across school, and is the subject leader for Science.
Mrs Stabler is the SEND link in school and also the designated safeguarding lead.
Senior teacher - Mrs Ahmed
Mrs Ahmed is an experienced teacher and has responsibility for RE, French and computing. Mrs Ahmed also has responsibility for assessment.
Senior teacher - Mrs Walley
Mrs Walley has experience from EYFS through to Year 6. She is the subject leader for English, art and music, she is also responsible for our curriculum.
Mrs Walley is also part of our school's safeguarding team as our deputy designated safeguarding lead..
SENDCo - Mrs Robertson
Mrs Robertson is an experienced SENDCo who also leads Elevate's SEND hub . She works 0.2 in school.. She brings a wealth of knowledge about children with additional needs to the role and is a champion for their outcomes. Mrs Roberston supports the senior leadership team and is also our school improvement advisor.
Nursery and Reception (EYFS) - Miss Turner - Acorn Class
Miss Turner is an Early Career Teacher, this is her first teaching position since qualifying as a teacher, and she is now in her second year of teaching in EYFS at Rillington. She is responsible for EYFS. She is also the subject leader for DT and Geography.
Year 4 and 5 (KS2) - Mrs Ahmed - Cherry Class
Mrs Ahmed has worked in education for over ten years, her experience has ranged from EYFS to KS1 and into KS2, she enjoys teaching mixed aged classes in small schools and she is a welcomed addition to Rillington in September 2023.
Year 6 (KS2) - Miss Dale - Oak Class
Miss Dale joined Rillington from another school within Elevate MAT, she is in her fourth year of teaching and has responsibility for maths and physical education. She is also responsible for teaching and learning. This will be her second year in year 6 at Rillington.
Teaching assistant - Mrs McBurnie
Mrs McBurnie is our reading and phonics champions, she leads on phonics and early reading interventions. She also supports in Year 1 and 2. This year she is training as a forest school leader.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Wilson
Mrs Wilson is our curriculum pledges champion, she works with children on a 1:1 basis and supports children in completing their curriculum pledges such a making a meal or building a den.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Gee
Mrs Gee is our sensory champion, she supports children with their sensory needs, leading specific interventions for children who have additional needs and works as a 1:1.
French teacher - Madame Cordingley
Madame Cordingley teaches French to KS2 pupils. She is originally from France so it is wonderful our children hear about French cultures.
Year 1 and 2 (KS1) - Mrs Walley - Willow Class
Mrs Walley loves teaching KS1, when asked which class she wanted in September she jumped at the chance to teach year 1 and 2, although last year she taught year 3 and 4. Like Mrs Ahmed she enjoys working with mixed age classes in village schools. .
Year 3 - (KS2) - Miss Laidlaw - Hazel Class
Miss Laidlaw is an Early Career Teacher in her second year of teaching. She is the subject leader for History and PSHE. She is also responsible for personal development. This year she is teaching Year 3.
Wellbeing champion - Mrs Johnson
Mrs Johnson is our wellbeing champion. She is trained in emergency mental health first aid for children and adults, and runs interventions to support children with their mental health and wellbeing. She also runs our nurture space, known as 'The Cabin', this is a special place to be and children and adults alike enjoy spending time in it. She is also a deputy designated safeguarding lead.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Clemmit
Mrs Clemmit is our play based learning champion, she uses planning in the moment and SHREC approaches. She also supports more formal learning time in EYFS such as phonics for nursery children.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Grant
Mrs Grant is our speech and language champion, she leads on interventions for communication and interaction. She also supports in EYFS and as a 1:1.
Office Manager - Miss Taylor
Miss Taylor manages our school office and is often the first person you will meet or speak to at Rillington Primary School. She is responsible for health and safety across the school as well as being our attendance champion.
Play leader - Mrs Hall
Mrs Hall is our lunchtime play champion, she supports the children at Rillington Primary School to be active, she also ensures that our children are safe and engaging in play.
School kitchen assistant - Mrs Chandler
Mrs Chandler helps Miss Sturdy in our school kitchen, she also works for Mellors.
School cook - Miss Sturdy
Miss Sturdy is our school cook from Mellors Catering Company, their produce is fresh and our school lunches are tasty.