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 & Chapter 3 Lead: Matthew Newall

Assistant Head & Chapter 1 Lead: Janice Harris

Chapter 2 Lead: Liz Eggleton

Business Managers: Andrea Magarotto & Sarah Pester

Find out about any opportunities we have to join our team

Chapter One Team


Teacher: Janice Harris
Early Years Practitioner: Rachael Crockett
Learning Mentors: Lindsay Mills, Shelley Insull
Lunchtime & Learning Support: Sharon Johns

Reception: Class RMM

Class Teacher: Misa Magee
Learning Mentors: Dawn Pollard
Learning Support: Kristiana Sproge

Reception: Class RBM

Class Teacher: Bridget Megson
Learning Mentors: Jazmine Gist
Learning Support: Shelley Insull

Reception/Year One+

Teacher: Charlotte Ovey

EY Practitioners: Roxie Nicholson (Safeguarding) & Claire Meredith

Year One: Class 1N

Class Teacher: Brittany Nudds
Learning Mentor: Lucy Eastabrook

Year One: Class 1B

Class Teacher: Sam Blair
Learning Mentor: Sarah McHardy

Across Chapter One

Learning Mentors: Julie Andrews-Picillo (Reading/Literacy), Nicola Ashelford (NELI, Funfit)

Chapter Two Team

Year Two: Class 2G

Class Teacher: Sophie Gyllenship
Learning Mentor: Kate McAllister

Year Two: Class 2M

Class Teacher: Daisy Mills
Learning Mentors: Ewa Maslenek

Across Chapter Two

Learning Mentors: Sue Copp, Tina Palmer, Megan Gallagher

Academic Mentors: Ewa Maslenek, Julie Andrews-Picillo

Year Three: Class 3P

Class Teacher: Naomi Pluckrose
Learning Mentor: Nicola Gist

Year Three: Class 3S

Class Teacher: Jo Stevens
Learning Mentors: Oscar Scoynes (am)

Chapter Three Team

Year Four: Class 4A

Class Teacher: Jasmine Ayres
Learning Mentors: Tash Stapleton, Sue Tyrrell (am) & Oscar Scoynes (pm)

Year Four: Class 4HT

Class Teacher: Sian Tennant
Learning Mentor: Sam Speed

Year Five: Class 5S

Class Teachers: James Strode
Learning Mentor: Sam Avery

Year Five: Class 5D

Class Teachers: Chris Dayment
Learning Mentor: Stacey Crane

Year Six: Class 6B

Class Teacher: Kate Bastable

Year Six: Class 6DH

Class Teacher: Lucy Hay & Kerry Dunn

Year Six: Class 6V

Class Teacher: Nicola Vinall

Across Chapter Three

Cover Supervisor: Marten Gallagher
Learning Mentors: Val Howard, Marie Dayment, Tash Stapleton, Debra Lake, Jodie Nudds

Bluecoat Group - Across All Chapters

Class Teacher & SENDCo for Specialist Provision: Wayne Bennett
Learning Mentors: Sharon Balman, Freddie Ware, Carly Howes

Forest School

Leaders: Dean Webber & Sue Copp
Learning Mentors: Ellie Heal, Abi Bidwell

School Staff

Administration Team

Business Managers: Andrea Magarotto & Sarah Pester
Administrators: Nicky Brown, Kerry Jeffery, Gina Nudds, June Smart

Inclusion Team

Chapter 1 SENDco: Mags Zaharia

Chapter 2 and 3 SENDco: Karen Blease
Specialist Provision SENDco: Wayne Bennett
Safeguarding & Inclusion Administrator: Tanya Gasiorowski
SEND & Inclusion Practitioner: Marie Dayment

ICT & Network

ICT Support Manager: Marten Gallagher


Librarian: Tina Palmer
Volunteer Library Support: Vanda Barkham


Resources Assistant: Carey Davey

Mealtime Assistant Team

Lead MTAs: Julie Peters & Tash Stapleton

MTAs: Sharon Oliver, Zoe MacDonald, Ellie Heal, Kellie Armstrong, Louise Pyke, Hayley Davies, Abi Bidwell, Sharon Johns, Kristiana Sproge, Gina Weeks, Oscar Scoynes

Catering Team

Kitchen Manager: Hayley Ellis

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

Premises Team

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

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