Watlington Primary School

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Meet the Staff

Come and meet the staff at our school.

Senior Leadership Team


Mrs Gemma Sterjo

Deputy Headteacher / Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Jonathan Gale

Curriculum Lead

Miss Rhiannon Sharman

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Mrs Arrabella Doran

School Business Manager

Mrs Jo Arnold

Early Years LeadMrs Jo Tanner




Robins Class Teacher (Nursery)

Mrs Helen Hanger

Robins Class Nursery Nurse

Mrs Kim Priddle

Robins Class Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lucinda Shaw

Robins Class Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kim Bennett

Hedgehogs Teacher (Reception)

Mrs Jo Tanner 

Hedgehogs Class Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jane Brown


KS1 and KS2 Teams

Bats Class Teacher (Year 1)

Mrs Emma Eltham

Bats Class Teaching Assistant / ELSA

Mrs Marie Heycock

Owls Class Teacher (Year 2) Monday - Wednesday

Mrs Amanda Flynn

Owls Class Teacher (Year 2) Wednesday – Friday

Miss Rhiannon Sharman

Owls Class Teaching Assistant

Mrs Rowena Watt

Foxes Class Teacher (Year 3)

Miss Jo Dearlove

Foxes Class Teaching Assistant

Mrs Sally Garrod

Badgers Class Teacher (Year 4) 

Miss Aimee Johnson

Badgers Class Teaching Assistant

Miss Bridget Brown

Crested Eagles Class Teacher (Year 5/6)

Miss Katie Harman

Crested Eagles Teaching Assistant

Mrs Chris Tappin

Golden Eagles Class Teacher (Year 5/6) Monday & Tuesday

Mrs Amy Gardner-Brown
Golden Eagles Class Teacher (Year 5/6) Wednesday - FridayMrs Arrabella Doran

Golden Eagles Class Teaching Assistant

Mrs Fiona McCarthy (HLTA) &             

Miss Julie Lowing


Children's Counsellor

Mrs Julie Watt

Peripatetic Piano Teacher

Mrs Susie Ingram

Specialist Music Teacher

Mrs Alison Andrews


Office Team

School Business Manager

Mrs Jo Arnold

Receptionist / School Admin Support

Miss Sarah Dallimer


Site Team

Caretaker/Site Manager

Mr Mark Challis


Miss Charlotte Newing

Cleaner and Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Carol McIntyre

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Rachel Lewickyj-Spicer


Welcome to our wonderful school!