The Village Academy

The Village Academy is a group of town, city and village schools that have joined together to provide the very best education for the children in our care and where we believe that education is very much a matter of the individual.

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Organisation of Classes and Staff


Year R (Pixie Class)
Teacher: Miss Lauren Acott
Additional support: Mrs Beverley Bird, Miss Jaime Brown, Ms Olivia Hendrick

Year 1 & 2  (Elves Class)

Teacher: Mrs Rachel Yates

Additional support: Mrs Gemma Butcher, Mrs Michele Moor

Year 3 & 4 (Trolls Class)
Teacher: Mr Paul Kundu

Additional support:  Mrs Vanessa Whiting, Mrs Kelly Harrison 

Year 5 & 6 (Griffin Class)
Teachers: Mrs  Emma Greenwood

Additional support: Miss Kelly Harrison 

Well-being lead/Interventions: Mrs Vicky Smith


Other school Staff roles

Headteacher:  Mrs Mary Haney  

SENco- Mrs Catherine Wickham

Pupil Premium Lead: Mrs Laura Speller

Family Liaison: Mrs Rachel O'Driscoll

Front of house: Mrs Sharon Lupton, Mrs Kay McCrae

Caretaker: Mr Steve White

Sports instructor: Mr Andy Booker

Dance instructor: Rethea Coles

Music Specialist Teacher: Andrew Parry Music

Play Therapist : Mrs Rachael Sharrad

Midday Meal Supervisors (Principals Catering): Mrs Yvonne Blackbourn, Mrs Michelle Cannon

Wrap-around Club staff: Miss Kelly Wratten 

Central Academy Staff

Please CLICK HERE for information about all Central Academy Staff who support our school

How the schools benefit from being part of The Village Academy

Please CLICK HERE to see our Academy Charter for information about The Village Academy and how our school benefits.