Our Staff

Name: Mrs Sarah Sheppard

Job: Teaching Partner 

 

I love my job because I enjoy being part of a team that works hard to keep our children happy, safe and learning in a fun way.  It makes me feel so proud to be part of each child’s learning journey and to make a positive difference.

My best memory from when I was at school is the annual Gala Day at my Primary School. We would have a delicious picnic.  We would play sports games for the rest of the afternoon, in hope of winning one of the races. I always remember being so proud marching with our school flag.

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1.  Spending time with family and friends

2.  Being outside walking, running and keeping fit

3.  Craft activities and watching movies

Name: Mrs Jenny Clough 

Job: Teaching Partner 

I love my job because I get to spend time with some great children and help them release their potential. Seeing them grow and progress is truly magical, and I think I will always be amazed by it.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was breaktime at primary school. I could use the wooden stilts and walk around the playing field, feeling like I was touching the sky. It was a great feeling.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spending quality time with family and friends

2. Baking too many cakes!

3. Listening to my eldest read

Name: Tracy Moore

 

Job: Teaching Partner

 

I love my job because I get to laugh every day and work with some of our youngest children in a nurturing, creative environment,

 

My best memory from when I was at school was playing Goal Attack for the netball team, some of whom became life-long friends.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spending time with my family and friends.

2. Long walks in the Cotswolds and holidays abroad.

3. Lose myself in a good thriller, preferably in the garden.

Name: Mrs Joanna Russo

 

Job: Teaching Partner

 

I love my job because I get to work with some incredible children who make me smile every single day!

My best memory from when I was at school was being really impressed with my neat stitches in cross stitch. Shortly after, I noticed that I had accidentally sewn the fabric onto my school skirt!

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Cooking and having fun in the kitchen with my children.

2. Painting, decorating and being creative at home.

3. Travelling and exploring with my family.

Name: Mrs Georgina Coleman 

 

Job: Teaching Partner 

 

I love my job because I enjoy seeing the children grow in confidence and develop their knowledge. 

 

Best memory from school is doing double Dutch skipping, high jump and coming home for lunch.

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:
1. Spending time with my family 

2. Movie night (introduced in lockdown)

3. Holidays in our caravan 

Name: Mrs Nikki Webb

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because of all the lightbulb moments and the happy, smiling faces.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was when we had a birds of prey display in the school. I can remember the Eagle Owl being flown across the hall…it was amazing and I’ve loved owls ever since!   

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spending time with my family.

2. Running with my friends.

3. Walks along the beach

Name: Mrs Lisa Elwes

 

Job: Teaching Partner

 

I love my job because I am very lucky to work in such a kind, caring and supportive school where the children and adults are great to be around. It is a happy school where we share lots of smiles.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was when my year group went to Biblins. We stayed in some wooden cabins, played rounders, walked through the forest, rock climbed and canoed up the River Wye, which was my favourite thing to do.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Being with my family and friends

2. My dogs and taking them on long walks

3. Camping

Name: Mrs Betania Singer

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because It allows me to keep learning and growing in knowledge.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was the eager anticipation of a school trip.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Being with my family.

2. Exploring different cultures/visiting new places.

3. Reading.

Name: Mrs Eve Fernando

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because I love supporting the children to grow and be the very best they can be.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was taking part in school performances with my friends.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spending time with my three girls.

2. Reading lovely stories.

3. Learning to play the piano.

Name: Mrs Debbie Holtham

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because where else would I learn about Roblox and be a part of something as special as JMPS.

 

My best memory from Primary school was being in the Tewkesbury Carnival dressed in Polish national costume and being cheered through the high street.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

 

1. Long country walks with my dog Emlyn and family.

2. Spinning with my Gym buddies.

3. Visiting different places to eat and finding the best Sunday lunch.

Name: Miss Acacia Bonsu

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because it is so rewarding, and every day is a chance to positively impact a child’s life.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was being the narrator in the nativity.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spend time with my friends and family.

2. Go on long walks with my dog Benson.

3. Baking and eating

Name: Mrs Kate Carter

Job: Teaching Partner 

I love my job because enabling children to develop and learn is the most important thing to me.

My best memory from when I was at school was my favourite teacher, Mr Long, who loved English and language - and he inspired me to become a teacher!

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Cooking different cuisines with friends

2. Reading and research

3. Exploring new places

Name: Mrs Jan James

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because I enjoy spending time with the children and listening to their stories.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was learning to sew and making decorations for my mum’s Christmas tree that she still has today!

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spending time with family.

2. Reading

3. Sewing.

Name: Miss Shannon Carr

 

Job: Teaching Partner

 

I love my job because I get to see children learn new things and help them reach their potential.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was having a water fight and playing rounders with water balloons on the school field.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Spending time with friends

2. Relax and watching Netflix

3. Photography

Name: Mrs Jane Briggs

Job: Teaching Partner

I love my job because ‘every day is a school day’. I love helping all children strive to achieve their full potential.

 

My best memory from when I was at school was definitely sports day each summer. My favourite events were the three-legged race and the inter house relay races.

 

My top 3 favourite things to do outside of school are:

1. Going on days out with my family.

2. Running, I recently took up running and plan to run a half marathon, one day!

3. Going to live music concerts and comedy shows.

Name: Mrs Lucy Vaughan

Job: Teaching Partner

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