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Our staff

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 3 Teacher Kestrel
Jenny Berry Assistant Head & EYFS Teacher Goldcrest & Ducklings

Special Education Needs & Disabilities

Julie O'Sullivan SENDco  
Clare Sayers Intervention Teaching Assistant  

Teaching Staff

Maura Patterson Nursery Teacher 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 & History/Geography Subject Lead Firecrest
Gabbie Wesley Year 1 Teacher & PSHCE Subject Lead Wagtail
Katie Burrows Year 1 Teacher Kingfisher
Amanda Gough Year 2 Teacher & English Subject Lead Swallow
Marianne Cresswell Year 2 Teacher Swallow

Pippa Rothery

Year 2 Teacher & RE Subject Lead


Faye Hine Year 2 Teacher Swift
Beth Frost Year 3 Teacher Kestrel
Matthew Griffiths Year 3 Teacher & Maths Subject Lead Owl
Becky Brown Year 4 Teacher & Science Subject Lead Mallard
Sarah Roberts Year 4 Teacher & Art Subject Lead Teal
Joanna Hardyman Year 5 Teacher, Pastoral Lead & ICT Subject Lead Partridge
Francesca Myers Year 5 Teacher Quail

Teaching Assistant

Sarah Ansell Interventions TA   

Lisa Berryman

Forest School & Year 5 TA


Sarah Brydon 1-1 TA & Midday Supervisor Swift
Sue Coleman RE & Year 2 TA Swallow
Kelly Cornish Reception/Year 1 TA Firecrest/Kingfisher
Jane Fullman Reception TA Goldcrest
Tanya Gibbs-Jones Year 4 TA & Midday Supervisor Mallard
Stacy Giles Nursery TA & Midday Supervisor Ducklings
Penny Harrison Year 4 TA Teal
Jo Head Year 1 TA Kingfisher
Caroline Lee Year 3 TA Owl
Sian Maguire Reception TA Firecrest
Emma Ayres Forest School TA  Various
Ana Marsh Forest School & Nursery TA Ducklings
Christine Scoot Year 2 TA Swift
Julie Simmons Year 5 TA Quail
Thea Skeldon-George Year 3 TA Owl
Liz Spencer Year 3 TA Kestrel
Emma Stollar Year 1 TA Wagtail
Lizzie Thomas 1-1 TA & Midday Supervisor Kestrel

Office Staff

Helen Holmes-Higgin Office Manager  
Nicky Halsey Cover Supervisor & PE/Clubs Lead  
Alex Wheeler Office Staff  
Hazel Jeff Finance Assistant  
Jules McEachran Office Staff  

Site Supervision

Neville Endersby Site Supervisor  

Midday Supervision

Karen Delderfield MSA  
Jo Maunders MSA   
Alison Lee-Fantham MSA  
Graham McFeeters MSA  
Lakshmi Narayanan MSA  
Ingerlise Pope MSA  
Oksana Sullivan MSA