Meet our Support Staff
Emma Arnold: School Secretary
Mrs Arnold has years of experience working in a variety of roles within the Gloucestershire Learning Alliance, including Springbank Primary Academy and Rowanfield Junior School. She is always available in the school office to answer any queries.
Andrew Webb: Site Manager
Mr Webb has a building background, including 35 years served as a carpenter, 30 spent working on well-known buildings in Cheltenham on a self-employed basis. Mr Webb has maintained the sites of two other schools in our Alliance and is now looking after our new 'state of the art' school.
Amanda Finch: Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant
Details to follow.
Rosalind Cotton-Betteridge: Key Stage 2 Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs Cotton-Betteridge joined us in 2019. A full pen portrait will follow.
Natalie Hamilton: (PPA and Key Stage 2) Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs Hamilton has been living and teaching in Cheltenham for some years after moving from London where she trained to be a teacher. Prior to that Mrs Hamilton worked as a SEN Teaching Assistant. She is enjoying being part of the ‘Flying High’ family at Longford Park Primary Academy and supporting children with their learning journey.
Sarah Herridge: Teaching Assistant (Reception)
Mrs Herridge works in our Year 1 class full time. Previously she worked in Reception. She lives locally in Longlevens and has two children. Sarah has been a teaching assistant for some years working in EYFS, key stage 1 and providing SEN support. She has enjoyed working at Longford Park since we opened in 2017.
Sarah Jessop: Breakfast Club and After School Club Lead
Miss Jessop has lived in Longlevens all her life she has previously worked at another school for 17 yrs as a MDSA & 6 yrs as a SMDSA. She enjoys supporting all the children at Longford Park.
Julie Dobbs: Breakfast Club Supervisor and Midday Supervisor
Details to follow.
Sarah Simonds: Lead Midday Supervisor and Teaching Assistant
Miss Simonds lives in Longford and has been a Midday Supervisor for some years. During this time, she has completed a qualification to become a teaching assistant. Miss Simonds has two daughters. From September 2018, she joined the class teams, providing additional teaching assistant support whilst qualifiying. She has kindly volunteered for us throughout 2017 and 2018 and is now a full-time TA in Reception .
Stacey Jordan Midday Supervisor and After School Club Supervisor
Miss Jordan has lived in Longford for 4 years. She has two daughters who currently attend the school. This is her first time working in a school setting but says it's the best and most joyful job she's had!