Our Staff and Local Academy Board.

We're proud of all the people that work hard to make Benedict such a special school.

Headteacher, Christine Smith, Designated Safeguarding Lead
Deputy Head, Yvonne Norman –Inclusion/ Assessment Lead/ Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
SENCo, Alison Hutt – SENCo
Nursery, Sade Ajiboye – Assistant Head; Early Years Leader
Reception, Holly Class, Lauren Rushmer, Art Lead
Reception, Ivy Class, Ennulathe Uwiragiye Science Lead
Year 1, Apple Class, Claire Marshall – Arts Team Leader; DT Lead
Year 1, Cherry Class, Rebecca Mansfield
Year 2, Ash Class, Kelly Hastings – Assistant Head; Leader of Curriculum Development; RE Lead
Year 3, Birch Class, Pip Moody; Music Lead
Year 3, Cedar Class, Jean-Christophe Brunet, PSHCE Subject Lead; Environment and Travel Plan Subject Lead ; School and Eco Council
Year 4, Maple Class, Sarah Docksey; History/ Geography/ MFL Subject Leader,
Year 5, Willow Class, Catherine Martin –Assistant Head; PE Lead
Year 6, Aspen Class, Abi Idowu ; Maths Lead
Year 6, Beech Class, Scott Davis – English/ ICT Subject Lead
Nurture; Sam Potter Donoghue/ Chloe Blagrove
Family Support Manager, Gill Wong; Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Safeguarding and Inclusion HLTA, Cara Kemp, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Support Staff


Louise Naylor
Elaine Casey
Claire Maidman
Jane Halford
Sue Durand
Agata Samborek
Dainian Harris


Elaine Winter
Charlotte Atkins
Nicki Jones


Samantha Potter-Donaghue
Luisa Edgell
Hayley Halford
Chloe Blagrove
Amy Manning
Kazden Farruggio
Julie Marney
Vanessa Bevan

EAL Support

Agatha Samborek
Akhtara Rahman

Lunchtime Supervisors and Play Leaders

Sharen Glanfield
Annette Reid
Kazden Faruggio
Sapana Uddin
Dainain Harris 1:1
Nicki Jones 1:1
Hayley Halford
Sam Potter Donoghue
Agata Samborek
Jo Goodwin

Office/Administration Team

Amina Amrani : Office and Premises Manager
Sally Bone
Lucy Gumble
Elaine Winter
Caretaker : Ed Pinto

Wrap Around Care

Sharen Glanfield
Jo Goodwin
Julie Marney

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