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Hindhayes Infant School


Meet the staff



Mrs Kate Nester

Behaviour & Welfare Specialist


Designated Safeguarding Lead


SEND Specialist

  Inclusion Champion

Deputy Head


Mrs Lucy Shakesby (Chestnut Class)

Quality of Teaching, Learning & Assessment Lead

Attainment and Achievement Lead - Year 1


English Specialist

EYFS / Year 1 Phonics Champion

Design Technology Specialist

More Able and Gifted Lead

  Deputy Safeguarding Lead
  Educational Visits Co-ordinator



Mrs Sarah Simmonds (Hawthorn Class)

Maths Specialist


Year 2 Phonic Champion

Mrs Emma Plummer (Orchard Class)

Computing Specialist

Attainment and Achievement Lead - Year 2

Music Specialist

Religious Education Specialist

Curriculum For Life Specialist

Mrs Briony Keene (Hazel Class)

History Specialist

  Students in school line manager

Mrs Katherine Honeywill (Forest School)

PE, Sports Premium & Forest School


Mrs Lucy Drew (Beech Class)

Early Years Attainment Achievement lead

Ms Holly Seaward (Oak Class)

Science Specialist


Geography Specialist

EAL Specialist

OPAL Subject Specialist

Mrs Emma Craddock (Chestnut Class)                

Year 1 Teacher

Office Staff


Mr Mike Sales

Business Manager

Mr Scott Carpenter                                 

Administration Assistant

Miss Millie Chant Administration Assistant

Learning Assistants


Mrs Helima Hislop

Beech Class

Mrs Theresa Edwards

Orchard Class

Mrs Angelina Dobbins

Oak Class

Mr Matthew Daymond Orchard Class

Miss Clair Melluish

Chestnut Class

Mrs Lynn Kellett

Hazel (a.m. only)

EAL Supoort (p.m. only)

Mrs Megan Carpenter

Hawthorn Class

Mrs Abi Chant Hazel Class

Mrs Joy Melluish

Oak Class (mornings)

Mrs Linda Monoghan

SENCO Assistant

Mr Andy Leafe


Mrs Anita Forsyth

Play Worker

Mrs Paula Carpenter

WRAP Assistant

Miss Tammy Harmsworth

WRAP Assistant


Catering Staff


Mrs Adele Whitcombe

Kitchen Supervisor

Mrs Tammy Harmsworth

Kitchen Assistant

Miss Lucy Miles Kitchen Assistant

Lunchtime Play Leaders


Mrs Anita Forsyth


Miss Rebecca Bailey


Mrs Jude Cooper


Mrs Jenny Humphries


Mrs Helima Hislop


Mrs Joy Melluish


Mrs Lynn Kellett


Mrs Ange Dobbins


Mr Matthew Daymond


Miss Clair Melluish


Mrs Linda Monoghan



Caretaker & Lettings


Mr David Alger




Mrs Jenny Humphries


Mrs Debbie Mills