Key Personnel

"Enchanting Forest School, orchard, pond & sensory garden"

The Linden Academy Staff
Mrs Whittle
Mrs Whittle Head of School
Errol Gayle
Errol Gayle Deputy Headteacher - Personal Development and Wellbeing - Year 6 Teacher
Michelle Woodhams
Michelle Woodhams Deputy Head Teacher- Teaching and Learning - Year 6 Teacher
Kerri McLay
Kerri McLay Assistant Head Teacher- Head of Year 6 Teacher and English Lead Whole School
Mrs A Fright
Mrs A Fright Designated Safeguarding Lead/ Family Worker
Mrs L Ludlow
Mrs L Ludlow PA to Head of School/ Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Miss Cullen
Miss Cullen SENCo
Mrs R Howe
Mrs R Howe Director Primary Education
Extended Leadership Team
Sumaira Nawaz
EYFS Leader
Debby Mitchell
Maths Leader Whole School
Lesley Whittle/Marilyn Gumley
KS1 and Phonics Lead
Julia Edwards
More Able Pupils
Lynda Faygan
Arts and Creative Lead
Matt Bujok
Music/Computing/Lunchtime Enrichment
Jermaine Burroughs
PE Lead
Trust Staff:
Samia Akram - Deputy Principal TSLT
Brendan McGowan - Maths Lead TSLT
Carol Joyce – Finance Manager
Joanna Noakes - HR
Gary Kennedy – Facilities
 Nic Rowley - IT
Classroom Staff:
Year R
Sumaira Nawaz with Shaniece Steadman
Jennifer Beckles with Jade Oji/Shafi Choudhury 
Ruth Thomas with Lynn Munn Najiyah Ahmed
Acorn Class
Seedling Class
Blossom Class
Year 1
Ewelina Palka
Marilyn Gumley
Lynda Fagan
Support: Mariam Saleh
Hannah Fox
Ash Class
Holly Class
Elm Class
Y1 Teaching Assistant
Year 2
Maureen Bascombe
Minveer Basra  + Emily
Mark Andrews
Support: Emily Edwards
Najiyah Ahmed 
Shaif Choudhury
Rowan Class
Beech Class
Cherry Class
Y2 Teaching Assistant
Y2 Teaching Assistant/EAL
Year 3
Safia Khan Iqbal and Shazana Ali
Valarie Barnes-Lewis 
Connor Smith
Support:
Tyiesha Wilson
Tejal Ghandi
Syeda Perveen
Maple Class
Pine Class
Hazel Class
1:1 EHCP
1:1 EHCP
LSA
Year 4
Jude Brown
Awandja Ebhodaghe
Sadia Ajmal

Support:
Rachel Muumbo
Sue Richardson
Alder Class
Birch Class
Aspen Class

LSA
Year 5
Julia Edwards
Nesreen Akhtar 
Alex Bradbury
Support:
Reniece Kokes
Jasmine Giltrow
Hawthorn Class
Poplar Class
Juniper Class

Y5 Teaching Assistant
Year 6
Errol Gayle/Michelle Woodhams/Matt Bujok
Debby Mitchell
Kerri McClay
Support: Nikki McCann
Sarah Shahid
Paula Gleeson
Oak Class
Elder Class
Willow Class
Y6 Teaching Assistant
Y6 Teaching Assistant
Other Teaching Staff
Nabila Khan (MFL) 
Matt Bujok 
Jermaine Burroughs (Head of PE )
Pippa Brazier (PE)

Learning Support Staff:
Sharon Summerfield
Lead Practitioner/EAL
Najiyah Ahmed
EAL
Shaif Choudhury
EAL
Admin Staff:
PA to Linda Ludlow the Head of School 
and Executive Principal – 
Deputy Safeguarding Lead
Emma Dibben
Business Data Lead

Anne Fright 
Office Administrator
Bryn La Riviere
Receptionist
Lisa Cady
OOSC Admin / Medical Administration/LSA
Anna Fright
Designated Safeguarding Lead/Family Worker
Site Staff:
Robert Finch
Site Agent
Margaret O’Hanlon
Site Agent
OOSC:
Rumi Khan
OOSC
Sanije Alija
OOSC

 

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