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Full of knowledge, full of passion


We're proud of the amazing team we've assembled here at Bridgewater Primary School. Whether seasoned professionals or those that choose Bridgewater as their first school, all of our teachers, teaching assistants and support staff share our belief in togetherness and creating an environment that makes children feel safe enough to take the risks needed to really learn and develop character.

Senior Leadership Team

Caren Doodson Head Teacher    
Andrea Bettridge Deputy Head, Music Subject Lead & Year 4 Teacher   Mallard
Jenny Berry Assistant Head, Early Years / Outdoor Lead & EYFS Teacher   Goldcrest & Ducklings

Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

Julie O'Sullivan SENDco    
Clare Sayers Intervention Teaching Assistant    

Teaching Staff

Maura Patterson Nursery Teacher and Reading Champion   Ducklings
Ria Hales Nursery Teacher & Rialize Manager   Ducklings
Kathy Beaumont Reception Teacher & French Subject Lead   Goldcrest
Rachel McGuire Reception Teacher & Phonics Lead   Firecrest
Rebecca Mitchell Reception Teacher    Firecrest
Emma Kearney Year 1 Teacher    Wagtail
Jade Fisher Year 1 Teacher   Kingfisher
Gabbie Wesley Year 2 Teacher & PSHE Lead   Swallow

Maddie Riches

Year 2 Teacher 



Marianne Cresswell Year 2 Teacher     
Faye Hine Year 3 Teacher & Buddy/Play-Leaders Coordinator   Kestrel
Beth Frost Year 3 Teacher   Kestrel   
Jess Lampey Year 3 Teacher   Owl
Pippa Rothery Year 3 Teacher & RE Subject Lead   Owl
Sarah Roberts  Year 4 Teacher and PE Subject Lead   Mallard
Thea George Year 4 Teacher    Teal
Becky Brown Year 5 Teacher & Science Subject Lead   Partridge
Francesca Myers Year 5 Teacher & History/Geography/Topic Subject Lead   Quail
Matthew Griffiths Year 6 Teacher and Maths Subject Lead   Buzzard
Joanna Hardyman  Year 6 Teacher, Pastoral Lead and ICT Subject Lead   Kite

Teaching Assistants

Sarah Ansell Year 6 TA   Buzzard

Lisa Berryman

Forest School & Year 3 TA



Rachel Blackie Year 4 TA   Teal
Sue Coleman Year 2 TA & RE   Swallow
Kelly Cornish Reception/Year 1 TA   Firecrest/Kingfisher
Vicky Francis Nursery TA and Music    Ducklings
Sarah Hubbard Nursery TA   Ducklings
Jane Fullman Reception TA   Goldcrest
Mollie Stevens Year 5 & Reception TA   Quail
Bronwyn Farrell Year 5 TA Mornings   Quail
Tanya Gibbs-Jones Year 5 TA    Partridge
Darran Giles TA Apprentice    
Penny Harrison Year 4 TA   Mallard
Jo Head Year 1 TA   Kingfisher
Sarah Hawkswood Year 1 TA    
Caroline Lee Year 2 TA and PE    Swift
Melissa Parfitt Year 2 TA   Swallow
Heather Fox  Year 2    Swallow
Sian Maguire Reception TA   Firecrest
Ana Marsh Nursery TA & Forest School    Ducklings
Christine Scoot Year 3 TA   Kestrel
Julie Simmons Year 6 TA   Kite
Emma Stollar Year 1 TA   Wagtail

Office Staff

Helen Holmes-Higgin Office Manager    
Nicky Halsey Cover Supervisor    
Kirsty Hawkins Admin Assistant    
Hazel Jeff Finance Assistant    
Jules McEachran

Admin Assistant 

Emma Smith Admin Assistant    

Premises Staff


Adrian Wesley Site Supervisor     

Midday Supervision

Natalene da Conceicao MSA    
Karen Delderfield MSA    
Bronwyn Farrell  MSA    
Darran Giles  MSA     
Allison Lee-Fantham MSA    
Suzanne Mitchell MSA    
Lakshmi Narayanan MSA    
Melissa Parfitt MSA    
Ingerlise Pope MSA    
Oksana Sullivan MSA    
Rama Toussi MSA    
Dija Webster


Helen Wingfield MSA