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Meet the Staff

Senior Staff

Mr J Watson Executive Principal of The Canterbury Academy Trust
Mrs B Farrell Trust Executive Vice-Principal – Primary Campus
Miss B Wilson Head of School
Mr C May Head of Inclusion and SENCo
Mr B Hawkins Deputy Headteacher / Head of Years 4 and 5
Mrs M Philpott Head of Foundation Years (Year R and Year 1)
Mrs N Young Head of Years 2 and 3
Miss L Cooper Head of Year 6 and transition to Year 7
Miss K Birch Vice Principal – Pastoral


Special Educational Needs

Mrs V Butler The Canterbury Academy Trust SENCo
Mr C May Head of School – Ethos and Engagement, SENCo (currently on parental leave)
Miss C Jones Cavendish Specialist Resource Provision Lead Teacher


Corporate Services

Mrs  D Wellard Corporate Services Manager for The Canterbury Primary School
Miss R Coombes Customer Service Team


Teaching Staff

Mrs N Sillence EYFS Teacher
Miss L Austin EYFS Teacher
Miss E Keldris Year 1 Teacher
Mrs C Biggin Year 1 Teacher
Miss C Clifford Year 2 Teacher
Mrs A Williams Year 2 Teacher
Mrs N Young Year 2 Teacher /Head of Years 2 and 3
Mrs H Hayward Year 3 Schools Direct Trainee
Mrs S Supple Year 3 Teacher (currently on maternity leave)
Mrs K Teehan Year 4 Teacher
Mrs K Blackwell Year 4 Teacher
Mrs S Kehoe Year 5 Teacher
Mrs S Walker Year 5 Teacher
Miss L Cooper Year 6 Teacher / Head of Year 6 and transition to Year 7
Mr B Hawkins Year 6 Teacher / Deputy Headteacher / Head of Years 4 and 5
Mr C Kee Year 6 Teacher
Mrs G Bryant SRP Interventions and MFL Teacher


Teaching and Learning Support Staff

Miss C Wright Year R
Miss C Middleton Year R
Miss B Needham

Year R

Mrs C Cooper Year 1
Mr E Stearn Year 1
Mrs T Martin Year 2
Miss C Waters Year 2
Mrs L Hammick Year 3
Miss H Mills Year 4 / SRP Interventions / 326 Coordinator
Mr T Graham Year 4/ SRP Interventions
Miss S Bowles Year 5
Mrs J Mennell Year 6
Miss N Leonard SRP Interventions
Mrs R Cooke Speech and Language Interventions
Mrs S Childs Transition Interventions
Mrs L Plumbley Deputy Pastoral Manager / Forest School Coordinator
Miss I Molloy Maths Interventions


Breakfast and 326 Club Staff

Miss H Mills 326 Coordinator
Miss D Martin Breakfast Club Coordinator / 326 Deputy Coordinator / Holiday Club Coordinator
Miss R Coombes Breakfast Club
Miss C Walters Breakfast Club
Mrs M Tutt Breakfast Club / 326
Miss C Wright Breakfast Club / 326
Miss N Leonard 326
Mrs J Mennell 326
Mr E Stearn 326
Mr T Graham 326


Kitchen Staff

Mrs K Foster 

Catering manager

Mrs J Lee

Catering assistant


Miss M Tutt 

Catering assistant