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Verwood Church of England First School and Nursery

Staff Responsibilities

Headteacher Mr A Parsons

DSL, School Leadership, SENCO & Pupil Premium

Assistant  Headteachers Mr D Luford DDSL, timetabling and curriculum
Leadership Team Mrs S Putt  Currently on maternity leave
  Mrs L Palmer DDSL, 6Rs and humanities 
Teachers Mrs A Bagwell Nursery Operational Lead
  Mrs A Clay Data, assessment and moderation
  Mrs T Legge  Pupil Premium Lead
  Miss G Matthew Early years and Music
  Mrs A Nix SMSC and RE
  Miss O North Maths and Wellbeing Teacher Representative
  Mrs L Palmer Environment
  Miss H Snow Literacy
  Miss O Watts NQT
  Miss C Tizzard E-safety, Computing and MFL
  Mr A Webb PE and Science
Teaching Assistants Mrs S Altier Lunchtime Club Support
  Mr N Bishopp Wellbeing TA Representative/Governor
  Mrs B Boyle Phonics and Lunchtime Behaviour Mentor
  Mrs J Boreham Creative Environment (displays) and Lunchtime Behaviour Overview
  Mrs N Cantle Complex Needs Support Team
  Mrs S Didcott Inclusion/Parental Support Worker
  Mrs M Ford Complex Needs Support Lead
  Ms J Kemish PE  and Cover Supervisor
  Mrs V O'Dea Health & Safety/Data Support
  Mrs S Old Cover Supervisor/Dyslexia
  Mrs L Rackley Complex Needs Support Team (shared areas & Playground)
  Mrs K Safder Complex Needs Support Team
  Miss L Shearing Speech & Language/Complex Needs Support 
  Mrs J Smallbones Social and Emotional Support
  Mrs R Begley Complex Needs Support Team

Teaching and Learning Teams

Oak Base

Miss Matthew (Base Leader)

Miss Watts

Mrs Altier

Mrs Safder


Sycamore Base

Miss North (Base Leader)

Mrs Palmer (0.6) Mrs Legge (0.4)

Mrs Boyle

Mrs Rackley


Beech Base

Mr Webb (Base Leader)

Mrs Palmer (0.6) Elle Brason (0.4)


Mrs Boreham

Rachel Begley


Willow Base

Miss Snow (Base Leader)

Mrs Clay (0.6) Mrs Nix (0.4)

Mr Bishopp

Mrs Cantle

Ash Base

Miss Tizzard (Base Leader)

Mr Luford

Ms Kemish

Mrs Clein


Mrs Bagwell

Mrs Long

Mrs Hibell

Mrs Snow

Miss Boyd