Drove Primary About Us

Our Staff

At Drove Primary School, we have some of the finest teachers and teaching staff in the country. They are highly motivated, committed, and passionate about providing our pupils with the best education possible.

"Our staff are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for all pupils at Drove."

Mrs Helen Swanson
Mrs Helen Swanson Principal

Leadership Team

Mrs Helen Swanson Principal
Mr Scott James Assistant Principal
Mrs Bryony Bardwell Assistant Principal

Teachers

Mrs Jodie Lane Nursery (Blue) Teacher
Mrs Rebecca Richardson Nursery (Green) Teacher
Ms Nicoleta Sheen Nursery (Yellow) Teacher
Miss Hollie Phillips Reception Teacher
Miss Caroline Crow Reception NQT
Miss Lucy Bailey Reception Teacher
Mr James Bowers Year 1 Teacher and Head of Early Years
Miss Kyra Edgington Year 1 Teacher
Miss Chloe Leach Year 1 Teacher
Miss Sinead Sexton Year 2 NQT
Miss Abigail Mansi Year 2 Student Teacher
Miss Abby Picton Year 2 NQT
Miss Roxanna Gheorge Year 3 Teacher
Miss Sophie Heeks Year 3 Teacher
Mrs Lynsey McGinn Year 3 Teacher
Mrs Grace Hill Year 4 Teacher
Mr Michael Knight Year 3 Teacher & Head of Lower School
Mrs Michelle Walker Year 4 Teacher
Mrs Sarah Cuming Year 5 Teacher
Miss Alice Price Year 5 Teacher
Mrs Hannah Truman Year 5 Teacher & Head of Upper School
Mrs Anna Vernon Year 6 Teacher
Mr Craig Roberts Year 6 Teacher
Miss Chloe Leach Teacher
Ms Kyra Edgington Teacher
Mrs Lynsey McGinn Teacher
Mrs Bhabna Turnell Student Teacher
Mrs Michelle Walker Teacher
Miss Khaira Amandeep Teacher

Teaching Assistants

Miss Karolina Lazeka Nursery (Blue) Teaching Assistant
Miss Rebecca Gault Nursery TA
Miss Martha O’Rourke Nursery (Green) Teaching Assistant
Ms Marketa Khan Nursery (Green) Teaching Assistant
Miss Felicity Coster Nursery (Yellow) Teaching Assistant
Mrs Helgard Sheikh Nursery (Green) Teaching Assistant
Mrs Chelsie Cordial Nursery (Blue) Teaching Assistant
Mrs Heather Rama Nursery (Yellow) Teaching Assistant
Mr Ian Young Nursery (Yellow) Teaching Assistant
Mrs Julie Gadd Nursery (Yellow) Teaching Assistant
Andrea Morava Reception Teaching Assistant
Mrs Louisa Kwakye Reception Teaching Assistant
Ms Maria Pereira Reception Teaching Assistant
Miss Ellie Cresswell Reception Teaching Assistant
Mrs Christine Mudge Year 1 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Rosalina Carvalho De Sousa Year 1/2 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Sharon Orbasli Year 1/2 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Lorraine Bloor Year 3 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Maria Horton Year 3 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Priya Gohil Year 3 Teaching Assistant
Ms Barbara Anscombe Year 4 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Avril Adams Year 4 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Bernadette Howell Year 4 Teaching Assistant
Ms Javaria Qai Year 5 Teaching Assistant
Miss Subina Khatoon Year 5 Teaching Assistant
Mr Andrew Bilko Year 6 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Salma Talib Year 6 Teaching Assistant
Ms Sandra Gonsalves Year 6 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Caroline Barnby Year 6 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Kelly Reynolds Year 6 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Jacqueline Johnson Dyslexia Support
Mrs Jackie Hanley Learning Mentor
Mrs Joann Fuller 1:1 TA
Ms Carmen Norris TA
Mr Liam Shortridge 1:1 TA
Ms Anaelu Garcia-Magallanes 1:1 TA
Mrs Claire Graham 1:1 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Poonam Chettri 1:1 Teaching Assistant

EYFS Practitioners

Ms Avlon Albuquerque EYFS Practitioner

SENCO

Mrs Beki Renowden SENCO

Family Support Worker

Ms Kate Rowland Family Support Advisor

Senior Pupil Services Officer

Mrs Ruth Ainsworth Senior Pupil Services Officer

Pupil Services Administrators

Mrs Penelope Hooper Pupil Services Administrator
Miss Bethany Ellis Pupil Services Administrator
Mrs Della Lucey Pupil Services Administrator

IT Support

Mr Rhys Jones IT Support

MDSAs

Miss Nadia Salam MDSA
Mrs Sarika Sharma MDSA
Mrs Marilyn Lawrence MDSA
Mrs Cardoso Baldino MDSA
Ms Anaelu Garcia-Magallanes MDSA
Ms Koyel Bhowmik MDSA
Ms Mary Nowogrodzki MDSA
Ms Nuzat Jahangir MDSA
Mrs Lyndsay McAdam MDSA
Mrs Babita Kumar MDSA
Ms Claire Kirby MDSA

Cleaners

Mr Donald Masters

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