Our Staff

At Forest & Sandridge CE Primary School, we have a team of committed and highly motivated staff who are all passionate about providing our children with the best learning opportunities possible.

Mr Scott James - Headteacher

Mr James Mead - Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Helen Chappell - Assistant Headteacher & SENCO

EYFS Practitioner

Miss Nicole Sherman - EYFS Practitioner

Mrs Natalie Jones - EYFS Practitioner

Class Teachers

Miss Hannah Gingell - Teacher

Mrs Harriet Prosser - Teacher

Mrs Liz Bell-  Teacher

Mrs Katy Johnson - Teacher

Mrs Carolina Johnson - Teacher

Mrs Sophie Overton - Teacher

Ms Hannah Tape - Teacher

Mrs Rosie Wicks - Teacher

Mrs Michelle Walker - Teacher

Mrs Kathryn Bacon - Teacher

Mrs Stacy Lock - Teacher

Mrs Lisa Tiddy - Teacher

Miss Evan Bridewell - Teacher

Mrs Kerry-Ann Oliver - Teacher

Miss Lucy Partt - Teacher

Phase Leaders

Mrs Izzie Duck - Upper School Phase Leader

Miss Lucy Gale - Lower School Phase Leader

Miss Pam Rance - EYFS Phase Leader

Mrs Jen Baines - Middle School Phase Leader

Administration Team

Mrs Natasha Potter - Senior Pupil Services Administrator

Mrs Leanne Richards - Pupil Services Administrator

Mrs Nikki Travers - Pupil Services Administrator


Mrs Karen Andrews - HLTA

Mrs Leanne Daysh - HLTA

Mrs Jo Holdway - HLTA

Mrs Alyssa Jackson - Teaching Assistant, MDSA

Lunch Time Supervisory Team

Mrs Tracy Lawrence - TA

Mrs Carli Caven - MDSA

Mrs Marcia Cox - MDSA

Mrs Kelly Paskell - MDSA

Mrs Alyssa Jackson - MDSA

Mrs Claire Hornby - MDSA

Mrs Nicky Travers - MDSA

Miss Jenny Phelps - MDSA

Learning Support Staff

Mrs Nic Mack - Senior Teaching Assistant

Mrs Julia Mortimer - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Shelley Pearce - Senior TA

Mrs Caroline Dequidt - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Carli Caven - Parent Support Advisor

Mrs Natalie Herbert - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Juliette Stone - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Danielle Boulton - Teaching Assistant, MDSA

Miss Emily Dequidt - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Claire Hornby - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sam Brailey - Teaching Assistant

Miss Sarah Bryant - Teaching Assistant

Miss Karen Broadhead - Teaching Assistant, MDSA

Mrs Julie Macfarlane - EYFS TA

Mrs Alison Phoenix-Jones - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Julia Mortimer - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Tracy Lawrence - Teaching Assistant

Pastoral Support

Mrs Karen Andrews - ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)

Mrs Nic Mack - ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)

Mrs Christine Ince - Pupil Counsellor

Mrs Alyssa Jackson - Thrive Practitioner

Mrs Sam Brailey - ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)

Mrs Caroline Dequidt - Thrive Practitioner

Mrs Carli Caven - Home School Support (HSS)

Acorns Team

Mrs Marcia Cox - MDSA

Mrs Tracy Lawrence - TA

Mrs Kelly Paskell - MDSA

Mrs Linda Harris

Mrs Claire Hornby - MDSA

We are committed to supporting our staff team in every way that we can, including their mental health and well-being. Staff know who they can turn to with concerns and have access to external support through Care First, provided by The White Horse Federation.


Forest & Sandridge CE Primary School is not only a great school for pupils, it’s also a fantastic school for teachers. Working in partnership with The White Horse Federation, we offer teachers extensive support, fantastic resources, and a range of training opportunities. We welcome teachers of all experience, whether they have recently qualified or have been teaching for many years. If you are interested in joining Forest & Sandridge School, follow the link below

Teaching at our School