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 teaching and learning across school, and is the subject leader for Science and Design and Technology.
Mrs Stabler is the SEND link in school and also the designated safeguarding lead.
Senior teacher - Miss Hegarty
Miss Hegarty is an experienced teacher and has responsibility for English and computing. She is also part of school's safeguarding team, and is the deputy designated safeguarding lead. Miss Hegarty also has responsibility for assessment.
Senior teacher - Mrs Walley
Mrs Walley has recently joined the school team, she has experience from EYFS through to Year 6. She is the subject leader for art and music, she is also responsible for our curriculum.
Mrs Walley is also part of our school's safeguarding team.
SENDCo - Mrs Logan-Meredith
Mrs Logan-Meredith is an experienced SENDCo who is part of Elevate MAT SEND hub and works 0.2 in school (currently Thursday and Friday mornings). She brings a wealth of knowledge about children with additional needs to the role and is a champion for their outcomes. Mrs Logan-Meredith supports the senior leadership team.
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. Previously she worked in a nursery setting and has had teaching placements in nursery and reception, she really enjoys working with our youngest children. We are excited that she has joined our staff team.
Year 3 and 4 (LKS2) - Mrs Walley - Hazel Class
Mrs Walley loves teaching LKS2, when asked which class she wanted in September she jumped at the chance to teach year 3 and 4. Like Miss Hegarty she enjoys working with mixed age classes in village schools. She has only recently joined the school.
Year 6 (UKS2) - Miss Dale - Oak Class
Miss Dale joined Rillington from another school within the Elevate Trust, she is in her third year of teaching and has responsibility for maths and physical education. Previously she has taught in years 3 and 4, this year she is responsible for year 6.
Teaching assistant - Mrs McBurnie
Mrs McBurnie is one of our reading and phonics champions, she leads on phonics and early reading interventions. She also supports in Year 1 and 2.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Wilson
Mrs Wilson is our behaviour champion, she works with children on a 1:1 basis and supports with our behaviour rewards such as baking.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Wilkinson
Mrs Wilkinson is our sensory champion, she supports children across school who have sensory needs, she can be found in our sensory space within the cabin.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Gee
Mrs Gee is our play champion, she supports children in EYFS and with additional needs with learning through play.
Year 1 and 2 (KS1) - Miss Hegarty - Willow Class
Miss Hegarty has worked in education for over ten years, her experience has mainly been in KS1, she enjoys teaching mixed aged classes in small schools and she has been a welcomed addition to Rillington.
Year 5 - (UKS2) - Miss Laidlaw - Cherry Class
Miss Laidlaw is an Early Career Teacher. Miss Laidlaw completed her last teaching placement with us, then joined our team as a teacher in our school. We are so happy that she is with us permanently.
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.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Clemmit
Mrs Clemmit is another one of our reading and phonics champions. She also supports learning in EYFS.
Teaching assistant - Mrs Grant
Mrs Grant is our speech and language champion, she leads on interventions for communication and interaction. She also supports in Year 6.
Office Manager -
Miss Taylor is our administrative assistant, she runs our school office.
Play leader - Mrs Hall
Mrs Hall is one of our play leaders at lunchtimes, she supports us to be active.
Teaching assistant - Miss Page
Miss Page is our maths champion, she supports maths across school, especially with the discrete teaching of maths in mixed age classes
School kitchen assistant - Mrs Chandler
Mrs Chandler helps Miss Watkinson in our school kitchen, she also works for Mellors.
School cook - Miss Watkinson
Miss Watkinson is our school cook from Mellors Catering Company, their produce is fresh and our school lunches are tasty.