Staff Team

The complete Grovelands team

Federation Leadership Team

Jon Goulding
Executive HeadteacherJon Goulding
Kathleen Swaine
Head of School for GrovelandsKathleen Swaine
Natalia Squires
Safeguarding Strategic Lead - Rampion FederationNatalia Squires
Michelle McKay
Head of School for HellinglyMichelle McKay

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
Head of School for GrovelandsKathleen Swaine
Paula Symonds
Phase Leader - EYFSPaula Symonds
Lisa Andrews
Phase Leader - Year 5 and Year 6Lisa Andrews
Michelle McKay
Head of School for HellinglyMichelle McKay
Jo Hancock
Phase Leader - Year 1 and Year 2Jo Hancock

Year Groups

Nursery

Paula Symonds
EYFS Phase Lead / Class TeacherPaula Symonds
Zara Bradley
Nursery Practitioner /SENDZara Bradley
Jannine Strudwick
Nursery PractitionerJannine Strudwick
Sarah Jane Hendley
Nursery PractitionerSarah Jane Hendley
Jennifer Noya
Nursery ManagerJennifer Noya
Jaqueline Squires
Nursery PractitionerJaqueline Squires
Chloe Lind
Nursery PractitionerChloe Lind
Alison Groves
Nursery PractitionerAlison Groves
Sue Cable
Nursery PractitionerSue Cable
Nichola Young
Nursery PractitionerNichola Young
Sara Windeatt
Nursery PractitionerSara Windeatt

Reception

Jane Gurr
RJG - Class TeacherJane Gurr
Charlotte Parsons
Teaching AssistantCharlotte Parsons
Claire Ward
Teaching AssistantClaire Ward
Helen Dawson
RDS - Class TeacherHelen Dawson
Paula Symonds
RDS - EYFS Lead / Class TeacherPaula Symonds
Corrina Gamble
RDS - Class TeacherCorrina Gamble
Melanie McDonald
RMM - Class TeacherMelanie McDonald
Rebecca Standen
Teaching AssistantRebecca Standen

Year 1

Kelly Moore
1KM - Class TeacherKelly Moore
Louise Matthews
Teaching AssistantLouise Matthews
Laura Taylor
INALaura Taylor
Nicola Degl’innocenti
1SD - Class TeacherNicola Degl’innocenti
Chloe Sanford
1SD - Class TeacherChloe Sanford
Sue Read
Teaching AssistantSue Read
Neil Brent
1NB - Class TeacherNeil Brent
Angela Duley
Support StaffAngela Duley
Tracey Lawford
Individual Needs AssistantTracey Lawford

Year 2

Catherine Stockman
2SS - Class TeacherCatherine Stockman
Jo Stevens
2SS- Jo StevensJo Stevens
Sarah Cox
2CH - Class TeacherSarah Cox
Joanna Hancock
2CH - Class TeacherJoanna Hancock
Tina Simmonds
INATina Simmonds
Allison Harrison
2AH - Class TeacherAllison Harrison
Emma Batchelor
Teaching AssistantEmma Batchelor
Michelle Goldsmith
Teaching AssistantMichelle Goldsmith

Year 3

Lyndsey Pengilley
3PY - Class TeacherLyndsey Pengilley
Natalie Stone
Teaching AssistantNatalie Stone
Debra Stevens
3DS - Class TeacherDebra Stevens
Rosemarie Catt
Teaching AssistantRosemarie Catt
Tracey Cheal
3CA - Class TeacherTracey Cheal
Christine Anderson
3CA - Class TeacherChristine Anderson

Year 4

Matt Andrews
4MA - Class TeacherMatt Andrews
Robert McHugh
4RM - Class TeacherRobert McHugh
Linda Thompson
Support staffLinda Thompson
Anya Hughes
4HW - Class TeacherAnya Hughes
Jane Greenaway
Teaching AssistantJane Greenaway

Year 5

Jenny Lewis
5JL - Class TeacherJenny Lewis
Clair Gilder
Teaching AssistantClair Gilder
Lucy Cass
Teaching AssistantLucy Cass
Michael Fletcher
5SF - Class TeacherMichael Fletcher
Elizabeth Evinson
Teaching AssistantElizabeth Evinson
Sonia Wright
5WA - Class TeacherSonia Wright
Lisa Andrews
5WA - Class TeacherLisa Andrews

Year 6

Christian Fielding
6CF - Class TeacherChristian Fielding
Emma Philips
Teaching AssistantEmma Philips
Rebecca Anderson
6RA - Class TeacherRebecca Anderson
Lily Coyle
Teaching AssistantLily Coyle
Nick Bream
6BN - Class TeacherNick Bream

The Dell

Karen Liddell
The Dell - Class TeacherKaren Liddell
Bev Andrews
Teaching AssistantBev Andrews
Claire Roberts
Teaching AssistantClaire Roberts
Sally Anne Parsons
Teaching AssistantSally Anne Parsons
Wendy Thomas
Individual Needs AssistantWendy Thomas
Lena Foord
Teaching AssistantLena Foord
Natalie Shelfer
Individual Needs AssistantNatalie Shelfer
Nadine Reynolds
Support StaffNadine Reynolds

Specialist Teachers

Karen Liddell
ASD The Dell - Class TeacherKaren Liddell
Helen Dawson
Forest SchoolHelen Dawson
Rob Williams
ComputingRob Williams
Wendy Thomas
DanceWendy Thomas
Heidi Greenwood
Outdoor Learning TeacherHeidi Greenwood
Teresa Fox
Teaching AssistantTeresa Fox

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
Louise Weston
SEN ProvisionLouise Weston

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
Alan Stewardson
Assistant Caretaker/CleanerAlan Stewardson
Shanna Anley
CleanerShanna Anley
Francis Holt
CleanerFrancis Holt
Derrick  Elliott
CleanerDerrick Elliott

Catering and Lunchtime Team

Karen Wells
Kitchen TeamKaren Wells
Michelle Goldsmith
Midday Supervisory AssistantMichelle Goldsmith
 Amanda Smith
Midday Supervisory Assistant Amanda Smith
Charlotte Goodey
Midday Supervisory AssistantCharlotte Goodey
Louise Matthews
Midday Supervisory AssistantLouise Matthews
Elizabeth Cottingham
Midday Supervisory AssistantElizabeth Cottingham
Shannon Heyes
Midday Supervisory AssistantShannon Heyes
Elizabeth Edwards
Kitchen TeamElizabeth Edwards
Nichola Young
Midday Supervisory AssistantNichola Young
Laura Taylor
Midday Supervisory AssistantLaura Taylor
Sue Read
Midday Supervisory AssistantSue Read
Emma Batchelor
Midday Supervisory AssistantEmma Batchelor
Lucy Cass
Midday Supervisory AssistantLucy Cass
Tina Simmonds
Midday Supervisory AssistantTina Simmonds
Isabel Stock
Kitchen TeamIsabel Stock
Ana Augusta
Kitchen TeamAna Augusta
Lena Foord
Midday Supervisory AssistantLena Foord
Paula Pearson
Midday Supervisory AssistantPaula Pearson

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

  • Executive Headteacher: Mr Jon Goulding
  • Head of School: Miss Kathleen Swaine
  • School Business Manager: Mrs Helen Fingerneissl
  • School Secretary: Miss Carol Williams
  • Chair of Governors: Mr Michael Nix
  • Designated Safeguarding Lead: Mr Jon Goulding
  • Deputy DSLs: Miss K Swaine, Ms C Adams, Miss N Squires, Miss S Coates, Mr R Williams
  • Inclusion Leader: Ms C Adams

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