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Who's Who

This is the staff at The Grange Academy.

Staffing List 2019/20


Teaching Staff          

Ms A Hopwood

Headteacher, DT Leader        
Mrs N Murphy Deputy Headteacher, Year 6 Sycamore Class Teacher      
Mr S Rignall Assistant Headteacher, Year 3 Cherry Class Teacher      
Mrs A Keech INCo, Year 4 Pine Class Teacher (Thurs/Fri)        
Mrs S Lewis Year 6 Cedar Class Teacher (Mon-Tue), PSHE Lead        
Mrs S Gatward Year 6 Cedar Class Teacher (Wed-Fri), Science Lead        
Mrs C Robinson Year 5 Elm Class Teacher, Maths Lead        
Mr P Walter Year 5 Birch Class Teacher        

Mr J Wilson

Year 4 Rowan Class Teacher, PE Lead

Mrs L Demant Year 4 Pine Class Teacher (Mon-Wed), Humanities Lead        
Mrs J Bailey Year 3 Hazel Class Teacher (Tues-Fri), Art & Design Technology Lead        
Support Staff          
Mrs A Jones HLTA        
Mr Z Uddin HLTA        
Mrs A Curd Year 3 Teaching Assistant        
Mrs J Vary Year 3 Teaching Assistant        
Mrs K Lucock Year 3 Teaching Assistant        
Mrs L Holland Year 4 Teaching Assistant        
Mrs N Newman Year 5 Teaching Assistant        
Mrs H Hewlett Year 5 Teaching Assistant        
Miss L Young Year 6 Teaching Assistant        
Mr L Pommells Sports Apprentice        
Mrs S Nixon Office Manager        
Mrs L Rushmere Finance Administrator      
Mrs K Reeves Administrative Assistant      
Mrs A Curd Midday Supervisory Assistant      
Mrs V Isaacs Midday Supervisory Assistant      
Mrs N Marvell Midday Supervisory Assistant      
Miss J Willett Midday Supervisory Assistant      
Mrs M Birch Midday Supervisory Assistant      
Mrs L Buchanan Breakfast Club Supervisor      
Mr M Laurence Site Manager        
Mrs M Boddy Cleaner        
Mrs L Buchanan Cleaner        
Mrs M Birch Cleaner        

This is what staff say about working at The Grange Academy


"I really enjoy feeling part of a driven and successful team."


"We have so much fun planning enjoyable and diverse activities for the children."


"It's really great to see how much the children benefit from and enjoy coming to school."