Our wonderful staff

At Barford Primary, we are incredibly proud of the committed and friendly staff members of our wonderful school family.

You can see who’s who, along with a portrait of them drawn by one of our amazing young people below.

Leadership team

These members of our school family help lead the rest of our amazing staff to ensure the Barford family continues to develop whilst maintaining its special qualities.

Jilly Baines

Senior Teacher
Mrs Baines shares the senior teacher role with Mrs Whittingham, and together they help to support the general leadership and development of the Barford family. Mrs Baines also teaches our wonderful Red Squirrels children 1 day a week.

Miss Carla Stedman

Headteacher
Miss Carla Stedman is our headteacher, and has ultimate responsibility for our special Barford family.

Alice Whittingham

Senior Teacher
Mrs Whittingham shares the senior teacher role with Mrs Baines, and together they help to support the general leadership and development of the Barford family. Mrs Whittingham also teaches our wonderful Badgers children 3 days a week.

Rowena Alston

SENDCO
Miss Alston is the champion for members of our family who may need additional help because of a special need or disability. She helps the rest of the Barford staff team ensure that we are a truly inclusive school. Miss Alston is also the class teacher for our Red Squirrels class.

Our Dormice family team

These members of our staff family are primarily based in Dormice, where they work with the youngest members of our Barford family.

Naziah Begum

Class teacher
Mrs Begum is the teacher of Dormice, and leads the learning and development of our wonderful Dormice children.

Tracey Sillet

Classroom Assistant
Mrs Sillet helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Dormice family.

Vicky Green

Teaching Assistant and Sports Coach
Mrs Green helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Dormice family. She also works across the school to lead and develop our sports provision.

Dawn Dawson

Teaching Assistant and Sports Coach
Mrs Dawson helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Dormice family. She also provides valuable admin support to the whole school.

Amy Sheppard

Classroom Assistant
Mrs Sheppard helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Dormice
family.

Our Foxes family team

These members of our staff family are primarily based in Foxes, where they work with our Year 2 and 3 family members.

Charlotte Van Aswegen

Class teacher
Mrs Van Aswegen teaches Foxes on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Jess Frame

Class teacher
Mrs Frame teaches Foxes on a Monday and Tuesday.

Julie Greenfield

Teaching Assistant
Mrs Greenfield helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Foxes family. She also helps deliver work across the school with children who need more support with communication and language.

Our Red Squirrels family team

These members of our staff family are primarily based in Red Squirrels, where they work with our Year 4 and 5 family members.

Rowena Alston

Class teacher
Miss Alston teaches our wonderful children who are part of the Red Squirrels family. She is also our SENDCO.

Mimi Waterton

Classroom Assistant
Miss Waterton helps support the learning and development of our Red Squirrels children. She can also sometimes be found working with our Dormice children.

Mrs Baines

Class teacher
Mrs Baines teaches Red Squirrels on Friday. She also shares the senior teacher role with Mrs
Whittingham.

Our Badgers family team

These members of our staff family are primarily based in Badgers, where they work with our oldest family members.

Alice Whittingham

Class teacher
Mrs Whittingham teaches Badgers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. She also shares the senior teacher role with Mrs Baines.

Mandy Barnetson

Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs Barnetson helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Badgers family. She also helps deliver work across the school with children who need more support with various areas of their learning, as well as managing our extended schools provision.

Claire Argyle

Class teacher
Miss Argyle teaches Badgers on a Thursday and Friday.

Jules Harris

Cover Supervisor
Mrs Harris helps to support the learning and development of our wonderful Badgers family.

Our Wonderful School Support Team

Without these members of our school family, our school would not function.  These members of staff help to ensure all the core functions of the school operate, and are often the first cheery voice you’ll hear when you phone the school.

Lynne Brown

Office Manager and Finance officer.
Mrs Brown manages our school office, and therefore has an endless list of responsibility! Without Mrs Brown, our school could not function. Mrs Brown also manages the day to day running of the finances.

Dawn Dawson

Admin assistant
Mrs Dawson, as well as supporting the learning and development of our Dormice children, also helps Mrs Brown with general school admin and support.

Mimi Waterton

School Environment Assistant
Miss Waterton, as well as supporting the learning and development of our Red Squirrels children, also helps to oversea the displays and general school environment, helping us showcase our wonderful Barford family.

Our lunchtime and extended schools team

Many members of staff who are listed above also help out with our provision and lunchtime and in our extended schools provision.  However, these times of the school day would not function without the addition of these staff family members.

Wanda Ciesla

Midday Supervisor and Play Worker
Mrs Ciesla works as a mid-day supervisor, as well as also working in our before and after school provision.

Victoria-Jane Creed

School Cook
Mrs Creed ensures we are well fed with healthy and delicious food.

Partnership Schools

Barford Primary School
Chapel Street, Barford, Norwich, NR9 4AB

www.barfordprimary.net

The Bawburgh School
Hockering Lane, Bawburgh, NR9 3LR

www.bawburgh.norfolk.sch.uk