Meet the Staff

Senior Leadership Team
Mr Keith Smithers

Headteacher and Safeguarding Lead

keith.smithers@horizonmat.com

Mrs Lisa Birnie

Assistant Headteacher and SENCO

lisa.birnie@horizonmat.com

Mrs Ros Light

Assistant Headteacher, Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Trust Support

ros.light@horizonmat.com

Senior Teachers
Teaching and Learning Team
Mr Peter Agnew

Year 5 Teacher Maths Lead/Early Career Teacher Mentor

Mrs Chantal Churchill

Early Years Foundation Stage lead and Foundation Teacher

Ms Alice Collinson

Key Stage 1 Lead/Year 1 Teacher, Read Write Inc Lead/Teacher Training Mentor DPSCITT

Mr Stuart Griggs

Year 4 Teacher History Lead Outdoor Education Lead

Miss Emma Marriott

Year 6 Teacher English Lead

Class Teachers
Miss Emma Alford

Year 3 Teacher/PSHE Lead

Mrs Sarah Bates

Year 6 Teacher/Deputy Safeguarding Lead/Geography Lead

Mrs Vicky Burton

French Teacher Modern Foreign Languages Lead

Miss Abbie Griffiths

Year 2 Teacher

Mrs Emma Johnson

Year 1 Teacher/Religious Education Lead

Mrs Natalie Jones

Year 5 Teacher/Physical Education Lead

Mrs Emma Lake

Year 2 Teacher/Computing Lead

Mrs Abi Mckee

Year 5 Teacher/Art Lead

Mr Toby Ogden

Year 4 Teacher

Mrs Emma Phillips

Year 1 & 2 Teacher/Music Lead

Mrs Taffeta Sammels

Pre School Lead Teacher

Miss Amy Vincent

Reception Teacher/ Science Lead

Mrs Charlotte Woodhams

Year 4 Teacher/Design Technology Lead

Pastoral Staff
Mrs Xanthe Causon

Pastoral Support/ELSA

Mrs Lisa Clarke

Pastoral Support Lead, Deputy Safeguarding Lead

lisa.clarke@horizonmat.com

Administration/Site Team
Mrs Lucy Barrett

Administrator/Attendance/Clerk to Governors

elburton.office@horizonmat.com

Mr Nick Carter

Site Manager

nick.carter@horizonmat.com

Mrs Natashia Down

Office Manager

Mrs Jo Oak

Pre-School Administrator

Higher Level Teaching Assistants
Miss Helen Birtwell

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Victoria Gibson

Early Years Lead Practitioner

Mrs Charlotte Humphreys

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Helen Jennings

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Rebecca O'Connor Morrish

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Helen Poole

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kerry Rhodes

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs Nikki Smith

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistants
Mrs Denise Artherton

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lisa Couling

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Mel Duggan

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Clare Fry

Teaching Assistant

Miss Shikela Hobbs

Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Mrs Danni Brown

Teaching Assistant - Pre School

Mrs Naomi Opie

Teaching Assistant - Pre School

Mrs Jess Molyneux

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Marianne Miller

Teaching Assistant - Apprentice & Meal Time Assistant

Mr Jack Ryan

Teaching Assistant/Sports Coach

Mrs Leslie Senior

Teaching Assistant

Miss Nicola Shell

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Debra Siddalls

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Debra Stone

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Emma Stuckey

Teaching Assistant

Mr Lewis Treleaven

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Anna Twaits

Teaching Assistant

Miss Megan Twaits

Teaching Assistant - Apprentice

The Den Staff - Before and After School  Care
Mrs Clare Beale

The Den staff member

Mrs Jo Butchart

The Den staff member & MTA

Mrs Myriam Clark

The Den staff member & Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lucy Yabsley

Manager of The Den

Lunch Time Supervisors
Mrs Jackie Palmer

Lead Meal Time Assistant

Ms Maryna Bereziuk

Meal Time Assistant

Mr Wayne Dodgen

Meal Time Assistant

Miss Maisie Ellis

Meal Time Assistant

Mrs Nicci Kirk

Meal Time Assistant/Site Team

Mrs Nicky McKyntyre

Meal Time Assistant

Mrs Victoria Merrell-West

Meal Time Assistant