Name:  Catherine Morgan
Where do you work in school?   Headteacher (Everywhere!)
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Children, staff and parents.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?    It’s easy to love Greenside – I have the most amazing staff and fantastic children!
What you like to do in your free time?   I like swimming, cooking for my wonderful family and friends, making candles and going to the ballet to watch my beautiful daughter perform!
What are your hidden talents?   Cooking – Thai and Vietnamese food are my specialty!

 

Name:  Catherine Chojnowski
Where do you work in school?  Deputy Headteacher, Year Six Maths Teacher, Intervention
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Safeguarding, Assessment, School Council
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? The fantastic Greenside Team and the children!   
What you like to do in your free time?   Cook and horse ride – but not at the same time!
What are your hidden talents?   I successfully compete at novice level dressage competitions

 

Name: Emily Hair 
Where do you work in school? Class Teacher Year 1 (2days pw) 
What areas in school are you responsible for? Assistant Head, SENDCo and Inclusion 
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Cheerful, well-mannered children, parents who engage and a fantastic team of colleagues who always support each other! 
What you like to do in your free time? Family time outdoors, walking, cycling and running. 
What are your hidden talents?  All rounder!!!

 

Name:  Catherine Swales
Where do you work in school?  School office
What areas in school are you responsible for?   The admin team are the face of the school and responsible for all communication, finance systems, confidential data and all the other administrative tasks.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   The variety – no two days are ever the same!
What you like to do in your free time?   Enjoying quality time with my family.
What are your hidden talents?  I make delicious Yorkshire Puds!

 

Name:  Vanessa Fish
Where do you work in school?  School office
What areas in school are you responsible for?   The admin team are the face of the school and responsible for all communication, finance systems, confidential data and all the other administrative tasks.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   The variety of tasks involved with my role, the people who work here and the pupils.
What you like to do in your free time?   Spending time with my family, going to the cinema and socialising.
What are your hidden talents?  CM says I’m a website guru!

 

Name:  Rebecca Hugill
Where do you work in school?  Reception Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Subject Leader: Art
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Getting muddy teaching Forest Schools and getting messy outside in Reception!
What you like to do in your free time?   Walking and looking after my two pet rabbits.
What are your hidden talents?   I love doing anything artistic – I mostly make pictures to display in my house. Recently I discovered that I am quite good at woodwork – I made a desk from old pallets.

 

Name: Alex Mignot

Where do you work in school? Reception

What areas in school are you responsible for? I am a newly qualified teacher.

What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?

I love working with all the wonderful children and staff. I also enjoy taking part in our ICE Days, I think they are a great way for children and staff to have experiences that they don’t have on a normal school day.

What you like to do in your free time? I love reading, running and knitting.

What are your hidden talents? I can play the piano.

 

Name:  Diane Hodgson
Where do you work in school?  Reception
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Miss Mignot and Miss Hugill (haha)
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   The fantastic team of people and pupils I get to work with!
What you like to do in your free time?   Knitting, sewing, wine tasting and shopping – I should have been a personal shopper!
What are your hidden talents?   I’m a member of a ukulele group.

 

Name:  Shireen Escritt
Where do you work in school?  Reception
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Supporting children and staff in Reception
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Working with children
What you like to do in your free time?   Walking and decorating.
What are your hidden talents?   I’m a little bit crafty!

 

Name: Talia Dayne

Where do you work in school? Year 1

What areas in school are you responsible for? I am a newly qualified teacher.

What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? I love that every day is different.

What you like to do in your free time? I like walking, reading, yoga and shopping.

What are your hidden talents? I can cook a delicious homemade pizza!

 

Name: Chloe Wood

Where do you work in school? Year 1 and 2

What areas in school are you responsible for? Subject Leader: Science

What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? The exciting curriculum and the opportunities that the children get to learn new skills like cooking, yoga and skipping.

What you like to do in your free time? I like yoga, travelling and spending time with my little boy.

What are your hidden talents? I can do a good cartwheel.

 

Name: Charlotte Benbow
Where do you work in school? Year 2 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Subject Leader: PSHE
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Working with the children who love to learn!
What you like to do in your free time? I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, watching films and shopping!
What are your hidden talents? I can do a headstand!

 

Name: Johanna Nicholas
Where do you work in school? KS1
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in KS1, Cover Supervisor, Play Leader
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Supporting children and enjoying when they achieve the Eureka moment!
What you like to do in your free time?  Shopping, socializing and going to the gym
What are your hidden talents?  I’m a little crafty J

 

Name:  Judi Hogg
Where do you work in school?  KS1
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Supporting children and staff in KS1 and KS2, displays and resources for displays.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   The children! The great team! It’s an enjoyable and rewarding job.
What you like to do in your free time?   Gardening, reading, eating out, cross stitching and looking after my grandchildren.
What are your hidden talents?   Art and creative projects. Losing track of time!

 

Name: Lindsay Wagstaff
Where do you work in school? KS1
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in KS1 
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Meeting new children
What you like to do in your free time?  I like to spend time with my family.
What are your hidden talents?  I am multi-talented!

 

Name: Francesca Ellis
Where do you work in school? Year 3 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Subject Leader for Music and MFL, TLR3 for ICE Days
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? My fantastic class who always put a smile on my face!
What you like to do in your free time? In my spare time I enjoying playing netball and baking yummy treats. I love to spend the summer holidays travelling around Italy and teaching English at summer camps there.
What are your hidden talents? Ballet dancing. I can also play the clarinet – although I haven’t tried for a few years!

 

Name: Kim Percival
Where do you work in school? Year 3/4 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Key Stage Leader for Years 3/4, Subject Leader: Reading, Phonics and Spelling; and leading the School Safety Officers.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Seeing children excited about learning! No two days ever being the same! 
What you like to do in your free time?
Teaching enthusiastic and enquiring pupils – no two days are ever the same!
What are your hidden talents?  I play in a ukulele group and perform at events. I am unbeatable at Boggle – the word game!

 

Name: Danielle Harsthorne
Where do you work in school? Year 4 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Subject Leader: English – Writing, NQT Mentor
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?  The children – and their continuing ability to amaze me!
What you like to do in your free time?  Snuggle in front of the fire with my cat, Felix.
What are your hidden talents? I can find lots of great fashion bargains!

 

Name: Oliver Woods
Where do you work in school? I work in Year 4.
What areas in school are you responsible for? I am currently on the ‘Troops to Teachers’ program studying to become a teacher.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? I love being able to inspire every child to push their own boundaries and break down the imaginary walls they have in their minds.
What you like to do in your free time? In my free time I like to spend time with my family. I am also a goalkeeper for a local football team.
What are your hidden talents? My hidden talent is that I pride myself in my fitness. As previously being in the Royal Marines, it is an important aspect of my life.

 

Name: Karen Gaunt
Where do you work in school?  LKS2 (3 days pw)
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in Lower KS2
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?  The children!
What you like to do in your free time?  I like to garden, bake and spend time with my grandchildren.
What are your hidden talents?  Running, walking, gym classes – I also work at the Leisure Centre!

 

Name:  Laura Brown
Where do you work in school?  LKS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in KS2.
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   The hard working and supportive staff and the happy, polite children who are so ready to learn.
What you like to do in your free time?   Meeting up with friends, running and cooking.
What are your hidden talents?   I’m a big kid at heart so I love to do anything that is fun and exciting!

 

Name: Paula Ridsdale
Where do you work in school?  LKS2 (2days pw)
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in KS2
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Job satisfaction and feeling I have made a difference!
What you like to do in your free time? Self-confessed shopaholic! Zumba and gym
What are your hidden talents?  Dancing – when no-one is watching!

 

Name:  Julia Brooks
Where do you work in school?  LKS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in KS2 and Energy Club
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Being part of a team that makes a positive difference on children’s lives while they are at Greenside School.
What you like to do in your free time?   Cycling, running and spending quality time with my family and friends
What are your hidden talents?  They are so hidden I can’t find them!

 

Name: Rebecca Winkley
Where do you work in school? Year 5 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Subject Leader: Computing
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Teaching my brilliant class who always put in 100% effort and have fantastic personalities.  
What you like to do in your free time? I enjoy spending time with my friends and family.    
What are your hidden talents?
I can play the clarinet.

 

Name: Martin Phillips
Where do you work in school?  Year 5/6 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Subject Leader: PE
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?  The children’ enthusiasm for learning – our learning challenges!
What you like to do in your free time?  Play football and golf.
What are your hidden talents?  I play a great game of table tennis!

 

Name:  Caroline Walker
Where do you work in school?  Year 6 Class Teacher
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Subject Leader: Geography, Forest Schools and Outdoor Education
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Developing relationships with the children and staff.
What you like to do in your free time?   Exploring the world, being in the great outdoors and having fun!
What are your hidden talents?   Not telling!

 

Name:  Vicky Kendall
Where do you work in school?  UKS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Supporting children and staff in KS2, Educational Visits Co-ordinator
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   The relationships you build with the children.
What you like to do in your free time?   Running, walking and going to the gym!
What are your hidden talents?   I don’t keep my talents hidden – I like to share them with the world!

 

Name: Anne Beckett
Where do you work in school?  UKS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Library, Cover Supervisor
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?  Working with the children and seeing them become responsible young adults.
What you like to do in your free time?  Eating out, walking, watching my son play cricket and shopping with my daughter!
What are your hidden talents?  I can make a great chocolate cake!

 

Name:  Charlotte Crossland
Where do you work in school?  UKS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?   Supporting children and staff in KS2
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Working in an environment where children are encouraged to flourish!
What you like to do in your free time?   Spending time with my family and friends, reading and watching films.
What are your hidden talents?  I am great at doing other people’s hair – I should have been a hairdresser!

 

Name:  Linda Platts
Where do you work in school?  KS1 and KS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?   PPA cover and RE
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Seeing children smile when they learn something new!
What you like to do in your free time?   Going to the theatre, reading and travelling.
What are your hidden talents?  Book keeping and account handling.

 

Name:  Carol Bentley
Where do you work in school?  KS2
What areas in school are you responsible for?   PPA, Interventions, swimming
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?   Helping children to reach that ‘lightbulb’ moment of understanding!
What you like to do in your free time?   Walking and bike riding
What are your hidden talents?  My ability to get lost as soon as I look at a map!

 

Name: Kirsty Abbott

Where do you work in school? Child and Family Support Worker.

What areas in school are you responsible for? Drawing and Talking, ordering dinners, attendance, medications, and support for the children and their families.

What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School? Meeting and getting to know lots of the lovely children.

What you like to do in your free time? Spend time with my husband and two daughters, read books and watching films.

What are your hidden talents? I make some lovely fudge and I do book folding art too.

 

Name: Steven Moore
Where do you work in school? All over the school
What areas in school are you responsible for?  Site Supervisor
What do you enjoy most about working at Greenside Primary School?  Every day is different!
What you like to do in your free time?  Drawing
What are your hidden talents?  I like to keep them hidden!