Stepping Stones

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Staff List

At Stepping Stones we are lucky to have a range of staff to cover all areas of our wide curriculum offer supported by our administrative team and visiting specialists.

Executive Head Teacher - Melissa Farnham

 

Senior Management Team

  • Deputy Head- Rachel Knight
  • Business Manager - Anne Edward
  • Assistant Head (Teaching & Learning) - Phil Thompson

 "Leaders have placed a strong emphasis on developing teaching and learning."  OFSTED 2016

 Teaching staff and their main areas of teaching

  • Niall Burke - Form teacher, Functional Skills
  • Marie Collins - Form teacher, Music
  • Jennifer Durlston-Powell - Geography, PSHE
  • Steve Grigsby - Post 16, Art
  • Simon Hogan – Form teacher, Maths 
  • Kathy Joyce – Form teacher, Functional skills
  • Lisa Osborn Lea - Form Teacher, English
  • Bob Owen - Form teacher, ICT 
  • Phil Thompson – Form teacher, PE
  • Helen Smith - Form teacher, Primary
  • Michael Spain - Form teacher, ICT/Media
  • Leanne Strathearn - Form teacher, Science, Pshychology

Teaching Assistants:

  • Marcos Alegria
  • Shah Arshad
  • Lindsey Bolton
  • Katie Bowden
  • Mollie Eames
  • Lin Grenham
  • Kata Gyimesi
  • Sheilah Hills
  • Danny Leeds
  • Erica Mercer
  • Jane Timney
  • Sharon Settersfield

Therapy:

  •  Helen Carr- OT
  •  Kate Spencer - SALT

Administrative & finance staff:

  •  Emma Hayward (Procurement & Lettings)
  •  Shelley Lewis (School Office)
  •  Diana Shaw (Finance & HR)
  •  Sarah Jones (Admissions & Annual Review)
  • Andy Hilton (Premises)

 International Volunteers (ICYE)

  • Carolina Aragon
  • Benedikt Braun
  • Robert Sonnenfeld

External collaborating specialists

  • Educational Psychologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • VI Specialist Advisor
  • EfT therapist
  • Counsellor
  • Play Therapist