We have a highly motivated staff team at Bluecoat C of E Primary School, bringing a diverse range of skills and experience.

Strategic Leadership Team

Headteacher: Angela Fleming

Deputy Headteacher: Matthew Newall

Assistant Head & Early Years Foundation Stage Lead: Janice Harris

Chapter 2 Lead: Liz Eggleton

SENDCo: Michelle Young

Business Managers: Andrea Magarotto & Sarah Pester

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Chapter One Team


Teacher: Bridget Megson

Learning Mentors: Dawn Pollard & Lindsay Mills

Lunchtime & Learning Support: Sharon Johns

Reception: Class RZ

Class Teacher: Mags Zaharia

Learning Mentors: Roxie Nicholson & Alice Jones

Reception: Class RH

Class Teacher: Janice Harris & Sophie Gyllenship

Learning Mentors: Hayley Peters

Nurture Group

Lead: Rachael Crockett & Roxie Nicholson

Forest School

Leaders: Dean Webber & Sue Copp

Learning Mentors: Abi Bidwell & Sharon Balman

Year One: Class 1D

Class Teacher: Jo Davenport

Learning Mentor: Julie Turner & Dean Webber

Year One: Class 1M

Class Teacher: Misa Magee

Learning Mentor: Sarah McHardy

Across Chapter One

PPA/SLT Cover: Rachael Crockett, Morag Flower & Julie Andrews-Picillo

Learning Mentors: Jill Bond & Julie Andrews-Picillo

Chapter Two Team

Year Two: Class 2B

Class Teacher: Karen Blease

Learning Mentor: Kate McAllister

Learning Support Assistant: Claire Meredith

Year Two: Class 2M

Class Teacher: Daisy Mills & Sian Tennant

Learning Mentors: Beau Isaac

Year Three: Class 3P

Class Teacher: Naomi Pluckrose

Learning Mentor: Nicola Gist

Year Three: Class 3E

Class Teacher: Liz Eggleton

Learning Mentors: Lucy Eastabrook

Learning Support Assistant: Ewa Maslanek

Across Chapter Two

Learning Mentors: Catherine Britton & Tina Palmer

Chapter Three Team

Year Four: Class 4A

Class Teacher: Jasmine Ayres

Learning Mentors: Jacqui Couch & Sue Tyrell

Learning Support Assistants: Jodie Nudds

Year Four: Class 4H

Class Teacher: Sarah Hogan & Sian Tennant

Learning Mentor: Sam Avery

Year Four/Five: Class 4/5+

Class Teacher: Jo Stevens

Year Five: Class 5G

Class Teachers: Kari Gibbons & Matthew Newall

Learning Mentor: Caroline Barnes

Year Five: Class 5B

Class Teachers: Kate Bastable

Learning Mentor: Phoebe Baker

Learning Support Assistant: Carly Howes

Year Five: Class 5D

Class Teacher: Chris Dayment

Learning Mentor: Phoebe Baker

Year Six: Class 6H

Class Teacher: Lucy Hay

Learning Support Assistant: Natasha Stapleton

Year Six: Class 6S

Class Teacher: James Strode

Learning Support Assistant: Debra Lake

Across Chapter Three

PPA Cover: Morag Flower, Marten Gallagher, Julie Andrews - Picillo & Russell Waldron

Learning Mentors: Marie Dayment

Bluecoat Group - Across All Chapters

Class Teacher & SENDCo for Specialist Provision: Wayne Bennett

Learning Mentors: Carly Howes, Abi Bidwell, Sharon Balman, Sue Copp

Lunchtime Support: Abi Bidwell & Debra Lake

School Staff

Administration Team

Business Managers: Andrea Magarotto & Sarah Pester

Administrators: Nicky Brown, Kerry Jeffery, Gina Nudds, June Smart

Inclusion Team

SENDco: Michelle Young

Safeguarding & Inclusion Practitioner: Sonia Grant

Safeguarding & Inclusion Administrator: Tanya Gasiorowski

SEND & Inclusion Practitioners: Claire Meredith & Marie Dayment

Mealtime Assistant Team

Lead MTAs: Julie Peters & Natasha Stapleton

MTAs: Kellie Armstrong, Patsy Guppy, Ellie Heal, Carly-Jo Howes, Kate McAllister, Louise Pyke, Zoe MacDonald, Hayley Davies, Ewa Maslanek, Abi Bidwell, Freddie Ware

ICT & Network

ICT Support Manager: Marten Gallagher


Resources Assistant: Carey Davey

Premises Team

Caretaker: Richard Christy

Premises & Cleaning Staff: Anne Davey, Nicola Gist, Ellie Heal, Julie Peters, Marie Rowtcliff, Lynsey Smith, Anne Bowden, Zoe MacDonald

Catering Team

Kitchen Manager: Hayley Ellis

Catering Assistants: Anne Bowden, Catherine Fry, Mandy Johnstone, Lynsey Smith

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