Staff Team

The complete Grovelands team

Senior Leadership Team

Jon Goulding
Executive HeadteacherJon Goulding
Catherine Adams
Inclusion LeaderCatherine Adams
Denyse Weller
Phase Leader - Year 3 and Year 4Denyse Weller
Kathleen Swaine
Acting Head of School for GrovelandsKathleen Swaine
Paula Symonds
Phase Leader - EYFSPaula Symonds
Lisa Andrews
Phase Leader - Year 5 and Year 6Lisa Andrews
Michelle McKay
Acting Head of School for HellinglyMichelle McKay
Jo Hancock
Phase Leader - Year 1 and Year 2Jo Hancock

Subject Leaders

Steffi Petridi
Steffi PretridiSteffi Petridi
Rob Williams
Grovelands ActiveRob Williams

Year Groups

Nursery

Paula Symonds
Class TeacherPaula Symonds
Zara Bradley
Nursery AssistantZara Bradley
Sarah Jane Hendley
Nursery AssistantSarah Jane Hendley
Jennifer Noya
Nursery AssistantJennifer Noya
Claire Ward
Nursery AssistantClaire Ward
Nichola Young
INANichola Young
Jaqueline Squires
Nursery AssistantJaqueline Squires
Sue Cable
Nursery AssistantSue Cable
Kimberley Goldsmith
Nursery AssistantKimberley Goldsmith
Sara Windeatt
Nursery AssistantSara Windeatt

Reception

Jane Gurr
RJG - Class TeacherJane Gurr
Nicola Killeen
Teaching AssistantNicola Killeen
Natalie Stone
Teaching AssistantNatalie Stone
Claire Ward
Teaching AssistantClaire Ward
Helen Dawson
RDS - Class TeacherHelen Dawson
Paula Symonds
RDS - Class TeacherPaula Symonds
Louise Weston
Teaching AssistantLouise Weston
Claire White
Teaching AssistantClaire White
Melanie McDonald
RMM - Class TeacherMelanie McDonald
Caroline Stevens
Individual Needs AssistantCaroline Stevens
Nicole Killeen
Teaching AssistantNicole Killeen

Year 1

Sarah Cox
1CH - Class TeacherSarah Cox
Jo Hancock
1CH - Class TeacherJo Hancock
Louise Matthews
Teaching AssistantLouise Matthews
Nicola Degl’innocenti
1SD - Class TeacherNicola Degl’innocenti
Jo Stevens
1SD - Class TeacherJo Stevens
Sue Read
Teaching AssistantSue Read
Kimberley Lockyer
1KL - Class TeacherKimberley Lockyer
Tracey Lawford
Individual Needs AssistantTracey Lawford
Linda Thompson
Individual Needs AssistantLinda Thompson

Year 2

Catherine Stockman
2ES - Class TeacherCatherine Stockman
Julia Tonkin
Teaching AssistantJulia Tonkin
Chloe Sandford
2CS - Class TeacherChloe Sandford
Emma Batchelor
Teaching AssistantEmma Batchelor
Allison Harrison
2AH - Class TeacherAllison Harrison

Year 3

Chris Nash
3NH - Class TeacherChris Nash
Ellie Harbour
3NH - Class TeacherEllie Harbour
Neil Brent
3NB - Class TeacherNeil Brent
Debbie Anne Still
Teaching AssistantDebbie Anne Still
Karen Harrison
Individual Needs Assistant - Karen HarrisonKaren Harrison
Denyse Weller
3DW - Class TeacherDenyse Weller
Janet Bowles
Teaching AssistantJanet Bowles

Year 4

Christine Anderson
4CA - Class TeacherChristine Anderson
Angela Fenner
Teaching AssistantAngela Fenner
Tracey Lawford
Individual Needs AssistantTracey Lawford
Tracey Cheal
4CL - Class TeacherTracey Cheal
Lisa Andrews
4CL - Class TeacherLisa Andrews
Nick Bream
4BN - Class TeacherNick Bream
Jane Greenaway
Teaching AssistantJane Greenaway

Year 5

Matt Andrews
5MA - Class TeacherMatt Andrews
Rosemarie Catt
Teaching AssistantRosemarie Catt
Emma Phillips
Teaching AssistantEmma Phillips
Claire Yarlett
5WY - Class TeacherClaire Yarlett
Sonia Wright
5WY - Class TeacherSonia Wright
Christian Fielding
5CF - Class TeacherChristian Fielding
Jenny Linford Jones
Teaching AssistantJenny Linford Jones

Year 6

Richard Slatford
6SF - Class TeacherRichard Slatford
Teresa Fox
6SF - Class TeacherTeresa Fox
Georgie Williams
6SF - Class TeacherGeorgie Williams
Kelly Brookes
Teaching AssistantKelly Brookes
Rebecca Anderson
6RA - Class TeacherRebecca Anderson
Emma Philips
Teaching AssistantEmma Philips
Jenny Lewis
6JL - Class TeacherJenny Lewis

The Dell

Karen Liddell
The Dell - Class TeacherKaren Liddell
Bev Andrews
Teaching AssistantBev Andrews
Sally Anne Parsons
Teaching AssistantSally Anne Parsons
Wendy Thomas
Individual Needs AssistantWendy Thomas
Natalie Shelfer
Individual Needs AssistantNatalie Shelfer
Nadine Reynolds
6JL - Class TeacherNadine Reynolds

SEN Team

Sarah Smith
Additional Needs TeamSarah Smith
Linda K Thompson
Individual Needs AssistantLinda K Thompson
Alison Roberts
Additional Needs TeamAlison Roberts
Paula Pearson
Additional Needs TeamPaula Pearson
Wendy Thomas
SEN ProvisionWendy Thomas
Natalia Squires
Additional Needs TeamNatalia Squires
Jenny Linford Jones
Additional Needs TeamJenny Linford Jones
Claire White
Additional Needs TeamClaire White

Admin and First Aid Team

Helen Fingerneissl
Business ManagerHelen Fingerneissl
Melinda Heasman
Attendance AdminMelinda Heasman
Carol Williams
SecretaryCarol Williams
Naomi Hayler
Nursery Clerical AssistantNaomi Hayler
Sarah Coates
Pastoral AdminSarah Coates
Angela Fenner
SEN AdminAngela Fenner

Premises Team

Derek Lind
Site ManagerDerek Lind
Alice Smith
CleanerAlice Smith
Alan Stewardson
Assistant Caretaker/CleanerAlan Stewardson
Shanna Anley
CleanerShanna Anley
Francis Holt
CleanerFrancis Holt
Derrick  Elliott
CleanerDerrick Elliott
Lizzie Hooker
CleanerLizzie Hooker

Catering and Lunchtime Team

Amanda Colegate
Kitchen TeamAmanda Colegate
Janet Bowles
Lead MDSAJanet Bowles
 Amanda Smith
Midday Supervisory Assistant Amanda Smith
Melissa Cowling
Midday Supervisory AssistantMelissa Cowling
Shanna Anley
Midday Supervisory AssistantShanna Anley
Tracey Lawford
Midday Supervisory AssistantTracey Lawford
Louise Matthews
Midday Supervisory AssistantLouise Matthews
Alice Smith
Midday Supervisory AssistantAlice Smith
Melissa Dunk
Kitchen TeamMelissa Dunk
Becky Hughes
Kitchen TeamBecky Hughes
Stacey-Lee Wright
Midday Supervisory AssistantStacey-Lee Wright
Nadine Reynolds
Midday Supervisory AssistantNadine Reynolds
Sue Read
Midday Supervisory AssistantSue Read
Emma Batchelor
Midday Supervisory AssistantEmma Batchelor
Lucy Cass
Midday Supervisory AssistantLucy Cass
Susan Easterbrook
Midday Supervisory AssistantSusan Easterbrook
Lea Reeves
Midday Supervisory AssistantLea Reeves
Isabel Stock
Kitchen TeamIsabel Stock
Ana Augusta
Kitchen TeamAna Augusta
Bev Andrews
Midday Supervisory AssistantBev Andrews
Nichola Young
Midday Supervisory AssistantNichola Young
Jenny Linford Jones
Midday Supervisory AssistantJenny Linford Jones
Paula Parsons
Midday Supervisory AssistantPaula Parsons
Askira Kaddus
Midday Supervisory AssistantAskira Kaddus
Tina Simmonds
Midday Supervisory AssistantTina Simmonds

After-School Providers

Dan Angela
Grovelands ActiveDan Angela
Caroline Hadlow
Caroline HadlowCaroline Hadlow

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Grovelands School, Dunbar Drive,
Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3UW.

Staff Contacts

  • Headteacher: Mr Jon Goulding
  • School Secretary: Mrs Carol Williams
  • Chair of Governors: Mr Paul Young
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead:  Mrs M McKay
  • Inclusion Leader: Ms C Adams
  • Deputy DSLs:  Miss K Swaine, Ms C Adams,
    Mr J Goulding

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