Staff

Staffing Overview

Classes for 2017-2018 Classes for 2016-2017: Headteacher Mrs J Barber Deputy Headteacher Mr C Woodward Teaching Staff Nursery and Reception Mrs A Parker (SLT) Mrs C Buckler Mr J Bailey Year 1 Mrs A Deary and Miss S Toon Mrs C Tansley Year 2 Mrs C McCullock Mrs R Baker (SLT) Year 3 Mrs S Oliver Mrs …

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Headteacher- Mrs J Barber

I believe I am one lucky person; I get to do a job every day that gives me the most enormous amount of satisfaction. I spend time every day working with wonderful children who want to learn, improve and do their best, as well as dedicated and committed staff who work as part of a …

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Mr C Woodward

My career in teaching didn’t start straight from school. After completing my A Levels, I became a Store Manager for the Cooperative. In this role, I worked across the North West and Lake District. At 22, I decided to go to Sheffield Hallam University and become a teacher. Whilst training and during the early years …

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Mrs J Mills

After attending Queen Mary’s School for girls in Lytham St. Annes,   I went on to take a Foundation Course in Art at Blackpool College – I was lucky enough to get a place at Manchester Polytechnic and after three wonderful years I qualified with a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design. I then ran my own …

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Miss J Ehlinger

I trained to teach at Bishop Grossesteste College Lincoln from 1976- 1979.  I started teaching in September 1979 at Thorpe Infant School in Thorpe Bay Southend on Sea. In 1983 I set off for Jerusalem and taught for 4 years at the Anglican International School. This school catered for International Students whose parents worked for …

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Mrs R Baker

As a child I attended Chapel Infants School and then Warmbrook Junior School. I had positive experiences at both of these schools and it was during my primary school career that I decided that I wanted to become a primary school teacher myself. After gaining the relevant GCSE and A-Level qualifications, I studied for four …

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Miss L Chant

After completing my degree at The University of Manchester, I was accepted on to a teacher training course. I studied for my Teaching Certificate in Southampton. After qualifying, I moved to London and began teaching. I made the decision to move back home, which is when I applied to work at Chapel Primary School.

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Miss S Toon

I started teaching at Chapel Primary School as an NQT in January 2011 and have been teaching in year 2 ever since. Previously, I studied an Early Years teaching degree at Sheffield Hallam University where I graduated in September 2010. For as long as I can remember I have always wanted to be a teacher. …

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Mrs C Tansley

I went to the West London Institute of H.E. to do my degree in Art and Education and followed this up with a post-graduate course. I completed my probationary year at Bedfont Juniors and my first teaching job was in West London at Hounslow Heath Primary school where we had a school goat as a pet …

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Mrs A Deary

I graduated from Liverpool Hope University Collage in 1997 with BEd Hon Mus. My first teaching post was in Kidderminster teaching in a reception class.  I did this for 6 years and then had my first baby, after which my husband and I moved back to Glossop Derbyshire where we had both grown up.  I …

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Mrs C Buckler

I started my career in Education at Chapel Infant School over 20 years ago!! My first training in childcare was the NNEB at Buxton College, which I completed with successful placements at Chapel Infants and Flagg Nursery. I went to Disley Primary for 6 very happy years working as a teaching assistant supporting a child …

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Mrs C McCullock

I qualified as a Teacher in 2002 after completing a 3 year degree in Primary Education. I began my career working at a school in Sheffield for 12 years and I left there in December 2014 to join Chapel Primary School as year 5 teacher.

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Mrs S Oliver

After leaving university with an English degree and spending a year teaching in Hong Kong, I completed a P.G.C.E. in Oxford (at the same college as Mr Fairley – but not at the same time!). I taught RAF children in Key Stage 1 (or Infants as they were known in those days) in two schools …

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Mr B Waddell

Born and bred in Glasgow, I gained a BA in Business and Administration from the University of Strathclyde in 1976 and then I successfully completed my PGCE at Jordanhill College of Education, Glasgow. In 1977 I joined the Burnley Building Society in Glasgow as a cashier in 1981 I moved down to Didsbury, Manchester as …

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