Longford Park Primary School

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Meet the Leaders & Teachers.

Liam Hinkley:  Headteacher

Liam Hinkley, an experienced leader within the Gloucestershire Learning Alliance, launched LPPA as the headteacher in September 2018  Building a rapport with local people and getting to know the children of Longford was his highest priority. He continues to work hard to ensure that the school and nursery remains a welcoming place that caters for the needs of the community and where every child achieves their very best. 

Emma Leggott:  Special Educational Needs and Disability Co-ordinator

Miss Leggott currently manages a large team of support staff across the alliance, monitoring and supporting the needs of children identified as requiring additional intervention and provision. Sue has a vast amount of experience in various roles across the GLA and is deployed at Longford for one day each week to co-ordinate SEN.

Richard Clowes:  Key Stage 2 Teacher and Assistant Headteacher

Mr Clowes is a highly experienced teacher who has worked across different age classes in his teaching career. He is really looking forward to joining Longford Park Primary Academy and working alongside all the families who join the school. He is passionate that all children can achieve and become confident individuals during their time at school. Mr Clowes will be overseeing the junior classes supporting all the children with their own learning journeys.

Kayla House:  EYFS Lead

Miss House has a wealth of EYFS knowledge and experience developed in a variety of settings. She is passionate about educating, enabling and empowering all children so that they can achieve their full potential through a love of learning. Miss House will oversee the early years setting, working closely with Little Learners Nursery, as well as the Key Stage 1 team.

 

Emma Paget:  Year 1 and 2 Teacher

Miss Paget has a wealth of experiences in both Key Stage 1 and 2 in a multitude of settings. She has recently completed her Masters in Education with research focusing on the early career experiences of teachers. Miss Paget is passionate about everyone realising and meeting their potential at every level whilst enjoying the journey of learning. 

 

Staff 2019/20 Charlotte Valente: Reception Teacher 

Miss Valente is an experienced teacher joining us from another GLA school, Bishop's Cleeve Primary Academy. A full pen portrait will follow shortly.  

Staff 2019/20 Georgia Pierce:  Year 1  Teacher 

Miss Pierce is an experienced teacher joining us from another GLA school, Bishop's Cleeve Primary Academy. A full pen portrait will follow shortly.  

2019/20 Helen Wiggall and Kyla Grainger:  Year 2  Teachers 

Mrs Wiggall is an experienced teacher joining us from another GLA school, Springbank Primary Academy. Her teaching days will be Wednesday to Friday. A full pen portrait will follow shortly.  

Mrs Grainger will be her job share, already known to our school having supported in our Key Stage 2 class since opening. A face many existing parents will recognise at discos, welcoming at the door and in the playground. Mrs Grainger is delighted to teaching year 2 alongside Mrs Wiggall. Her teaching says will be Monday and Tuesday. 

Mrs Grainger has over 12 years previous experience teaching across Gloucestershire. She lives just over the bridge with her husband and two children. 

Staff 2019/20 Richard Clowes and Helen Merrett: Key Stage 2 Teacher 

Mrs Merrett is an experienced teacher joining us from another GLA school, Rowanfield Junior School.  A full pen portrait will follow shortly.  She will be job sharing with Mr Clowes, already known to the school (see above).