Combe Down Primary School

Combe DownChurch of England Primary School

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Staffing

Below is an overview of our staff for the academic year 2019-2020, showing their name and
role(s) within the school.

SEN = Special Educational Needs     HLTA = Higher Level Teaching Assistant

If you wish to e-mail a member of staff, please visit our Contact Us page.

Senior Leadership Team

Jane Gascoigne
Headteacher 
Assessment
Jo Bird
Deputy Head 
(Maternity leave)

Sylvia Jones
School Business Manager 
Antony Wainer
Foundation Stage Leader / Parent Forum
Jonathan O'Neill
Year 2 Teacher
Maths / KS1 Leader
 

Foundation Stage (Willow)

 Antony Wainer
EYFS/Monitoring
Andrew Roy
Humanities

Alison Fews
HLTA

 

Louise Fitzsimons
Teaching Assistant

Diana Slator
Teaching Assistant

 

Hayley Lee
Teaching Assistant

Year 1 (Yew)

Cath Bush

R.E.
and Stefanie Coles
English/Phonics

Kate Wallis
Science

and Jake Harris

Louise Fitzsimons
Teaching Assistant
Diana Slator
Teaching Assistant

Year 2 (Oak)

Kate Wallis
Science

and Madeline Jones

 Jon O'Neill
Maths
Claire Imrie
Teaching Assistant
Kathryn Harris
Teaching Assistant

Year 3 (Cherry)

Tracy Thompson 
PE

and Francesca Biffen Computing & e-safety /

Tracy Thompson 
PE

and Jennifer Lowe

Alex Pang
Teaching Assistant

Year 4 (Beech)

 Mad Paterson
Performing Arts

and Sheena Inwood 

Amanda Plummer
MFL / Pupil Leadership

and Sheena Inwood 

Jane Parkyn
Teaching Assistant 
Tina Scully
Teaching Assistant /
Senior SMSA  

Year 5 (Maple)

 Vanessa Tilbury
Science / Parent Forum
Wendy Gander
Art/Library
 Mandy Hockley
TA

Year 6 (Redwood)

Christopher Bibby 

and Sheena Inwood

Caroline Walsh
PSHE / KS2 Leader
 Vicky Hawkins
HLTA
 

Support Staff

Hayley Ashton
SENCo
Sarah Underwood
PPA/Supply 
Teacher
Tracey Smith
PPA/HLTA/
Forest School
Claire Cochrane
SEN TA
Alison Desai
SEN TA 
Caroline Helliwell 
SEN TA

Mel Harris

SEN TA

Pooja Kumar
SEN TA

Kirsty Oakley

TA

Jackie Riley
SEN TA

Rachel Fowler

Dyslexia Teacher

Sally Samuel
HLTA
Trina Timbrell
SEN TA
Gemma Toogood
SEN TA
Deborah Bennett
Receptionist/Administrator

Karen Blakemore
Admin Assistant 

Helen Ryman 
Admin Assistant

Paul Williams-Trim
Caretaker