The Village Academy

The Village Academy is a group of town, city and village schools that have joined together to provide the very best education for the children in our care and where we believe that education is very much a matter of the individual.

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Meet Our Staff

Babiche Deysel |  Executive Headteacher

Patricia Chellen |  Deputy Headteacher

Jo Budd | Senior Teacher (KS2 Leader)

Sarah Barrett | Class Teacher (KS1 Leader)

Christine Cork | Inclusion Leader


Teachers and Assistants:

  • Verity Goodeal, Reception Year (EYFS) Teacher – (Clown Fish)
  • Laura Grace, Reception Year (EYFS) Teacher - (Angel Fish)
  • Sarah Barrett, Year 1 Teacher and KS1 Lead – (Seahorse)
  • James Higgins, Year 2 Teacher (Ray Fish)
  • Thomas Marsh, Year 3 Teacher (Sharks)
  • Katherine McKay, Year 4 Teacher (Turtles)
  • Alison Gooderham, Year 5 Teacher (Penguins) 
  • Jo Budd, Senior Teacher - Year 6 Teacher and KS2 Leader (Dolphins)
  • Jenny Eyers, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • Belinda Goodburn, Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA)
  • Lucy Muckett, Teaching Assistant
  • Charlotte Fullick, Teaching Assistant
  • Chelsea Cox, Teaching Assistant
  • Emma Nelson, Teaching Assistant
  • Ellie Ritson, Teaching Assistant
  • Lynda Williams, Teaching Assistant
  • Becky Sherlock-Scougall, Teaching Assistant
  • Rebecca Maynard, Teaching Assistant
  • Elaine Jones, Wrap Around Care Supervisor

Support Staff:

  • Sarah Cooper, F.L.O
  • Steph Moir, Office Manager
  • Holly Fisher, Office Support

Additional Staff:

  • Andy Sweet, Caretaker
  • Natalie Gerald, Mid-Day Supervisor & Cleaner
  • Tracy Palmer, Cleaner
  • Sarah Monk, Cleaner

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