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Meet the staff at our school!


Ms Sejal Patel Headteacher  
Mr Patrick McLoughlin Deputy Headteacher  
Mrs Bidisha Abdel-All

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Amy Gibbs School Business Manager  
Mrs Sue Boyd School Bursar / Administrator  
Ms Lucy Millar School Secretary  
Mr Adam Collings Site Manager  
Mr Lee Neighbour Caretaker  
Mrs Carol Madine Housekeeper
Ms Virginia Robles Nursery  
Mrs Judith Barnes Nursery  
Ms Nazneen Poonawalla Reception Class  
Ms Becky Hooper Reception Class (on maternity leave)  
Ms Rona Theodoulou Reception Class  
Ms Chelsea Blee Reception Class  
Mrs Nadia Stylianou 1S  
Miss Julie Clements 1C  
Ms Soheila Yazdankhah 2Y  
Mrs Louise Greene 2G  
Miss Sheila Davidson 3D  
Ms Anna Yates & Miss Michelle McHugh 3Y  
Mr Joshua Culleton 4C  
Mrs Lisa Goldwater 4G  
Miss Suzanne Murphy 5M  
Mr Andy Jones 5J  
Mr Patrick McLoughlin 6M  
Ms Jane Porteous & Mrs Bidisha Abdel-All    6P  
Mr James Speed 6S  
Ms Paulla Andreou SENDCo / Inclusion Manager
Ms Dawn Robinson PPA cover Teacher  
Mrs Satinder Bakhshi PPA cover Teacher (on leave 2019/2020)  
Ms Lynne Ogden Interventions / PPA cover Teacher  
Mr Jermaine Gordon Cover Teacher (Phase Leaders, Rec)  
Ms Joy Murphy Reading Recovery Teacher  
Miss Olivia Gibson
Senior Swimming Teacher  
Mr Adam Collings Swimming Teacher  
Mr Martin Carter Swimming Teacher  
Ms Tracy Barker Pastoral Support Lead  
Mr Harry Zakkour Learning Sports Mentor  
Mrs Colleen Brown Nursery Officer (Nursery)  
Miss Sian Cowling Nursery Officer (Nursery)  
Mrs Kate Belbagi Nursery Officer (Reception)  
Miss Lauren Gilbert Nursery Officer (Reception)  
Ms Carol Brigati Nursery Officer (Reception)  
Miss Lisa Clark Interventions KS1 & Classroom Assistant Year 1     
Mrs Jayne Garvey Classroom Assistant Year 3  
Ms Daniellie Braz Rocha Learning Support Assistant (Reception)  
Ms Lucy Milton Learning Support Assistant (Year 2 & Nursery)  
Mrs Sarah Wilkinson Classroom Assistant Year 2  
Ms Alison Burnham Classroom Assistant Year 1  
Mrs Melanie Porter Learning Support Assistant (Year 3)  
Mrs Kamile Taspinar Learning Support Assistant (Year 3)  
Mrs Anne Stacey

Classroom Assistant Year 1 &

Learning Support Assistant (Year 4)   

Mrs Val Stavrinides Classroom Assistant Year 6  
Miss Christiana Cummings Classroom Assistant Year 5  
Ms Pat Day Classroom Assistant Year 5  

Mrs Joanna Barkla-Mogford

Mrs Margaret Lindsay

Classroom Assistant Year 4

Classroom Assistant Year 3

Mrs Elaine Wilson  
Classroom Assistant Year 6  
Mrs Karen Hayhoe Classroom Assistant Year 3  
Ms Fran Goddard Classroom Assistant Year 5  
Miss Dorca Oyejola Learning Support Assistant (Year 4)  
Mrs Jan Neighbour Learning Support Assistant (Year 6)  
Ms Samanta Selmani Classroom Assistant (Year 2)  
Ms Linda Ives Learning Support Assistant (Year 1)  
Mrs Nayan Kothari Classroom Assistant (Year 6)  




Ms Pat Day (Senior MTS), Ms Linda Shaw, Mrs Catherine Holleran,  Mrs Sarah Blott, Mrs Allison Manley, Ms Phyllis Noble, Mrs Linda Shirley, Ms Jackie Booker, Mrs Sam Doran, Mrs Carol Brigati, Mrs Gemma Asomuyide, Mrs Alison Skinner, Mrs Sharon Wilson, Miss Robyn Hixson, Ms Michelle Spouge.



Mrs Tina Richardson (manager), Ms Debbie Walters, Ms Suzanne Regan, Ms Kanchan Chavda. 



Our Governors play a very important role at Whitings Hill. The Governors are responsible for a wide array of duties ranging from managing the school budget to employing staff to overseeing the curriculum and ensuring the upkeep of the building. Our Governors work very hard for the development of successful learning at Whitings Hill and there are a variety of times during the school year when you can meet them.

All parents receive a copy of the Governors’ Report and are welcome to attend the Governors' Annual Report to Parents meeting. Below is a list of our Governors to date:

Governors LA Governors  
Ms G Theodorou (Co-Chairperson) Ms J Aitken  
Mr R Parmar (Vice Chair)    
Co-Opted Governors Staff Governors  
Ms K Histed Ms S Patel  
Ms E Bard Ms J Porteous  
Mr C Faux    
Parent Governors    
Mr J Levy (Co-Chairperson)    
Ms T Elhag    
Mr C Nicolaides    
Ms R Porter    

The Governors meet once a term as a full body – the Minutes of these meetings are available on request from the school office.