Meridian Community Primary School & Nursery

  1. About Us
  2. Staff Team

Meet our wonderful team!


Ms Claire Westcott


Deputy Headteacher

Mr Matt Doody 


Assistant Headteacher & SENCO

Mrs Lucy Newth


Assistant Headteacher (English Leader & Curriculum Support)

Miss Karen Young - secondment


Assistant Headteacher (Maths Leader & Curriculum Support)

 Mr Jon Barcock


Business Leader

Miss Gaydree Wrigley



Teacher: Miss Nadia Pentland (Early Years Leader)

Teaching Assistants: Miss Rosie Collis, Miss Holly Marsom



Teachers:  Ms Nicola Treglown and Miss Rebecca Cranfield

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Teresa Edgeler and Mr George Darlison


Year One

Teachers:  Mrs Charlotte Mackay (KS1 Leader) and Miss Kirsty Stringer

Teaching Assistants: Mr Alfie Robbie and Mrs Marta Alvarez


 Year Two

Teachers:  Miss Aimee Timms, Mrs Jasmine Sagar and Miss Katherine Orr

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Emma Lye and Mrs Aimee Elphick


Year Three

Teachers:  Miss Karen Young, Mrs Ruth McGrath and Mrs Sarah Goodson

Teaching Assistants: Miss Jade Meads


Year Four

Teachers: Mrs Lauren Martin and Miss Catrina Wilson

Teaching Assistants:  Mrs Diane Roe and Mrs Nicola Dunley


Year Five

Teachers:  Mr Jon Barcock & Mrs Hayley Passingham-Smith and Miss Ellen Hales 

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Fiona McLeod


 Year Six

Teachers: Mrs Kathryn Middleton (Upper KS2 Leader) and Mrs Emily Beeching 

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Nicky Staples



Teacher: Miss Laura Miles

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Gemma Fossey, Mrs. Beth Thomas, Miss. Jade Weston


Forest School Teacher

Mr Chris Legate


PE Teacher

Mr Tom Strange


Music Teacher

Mr Mike Mole


Additional Class Teacher and Support Staff

Miss Kate Smith (Reading Champion) and Mrs Teresa Sergeant (Speech & Language)


Pastoral, Behaviour & Attendance Support

Mrs Gemma Kirton & Mrs Emma Harmer


Educational Welfare Officer

Mrs Sam Sciberras-Clark


Attendance & Admissions Assistant

Mrs Jacqui Dray 


School Secretary & SEND Admin Support

Ms Toni Gambetta


Finance Assistant & Nursery Finance Lead

Mrs Sandra Wiles


Currently on maternity leave

Miss Ciara Smiles and Mrs Ellen Yates-Malone