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Class Teacher and Yr R Leader:

Mrs K O'Connor

 

"Hello! I am Mrs. O'Connor. I love working in Year R, and opening up our classrooms and outdoor areas for child-led freeflow learning gives me the chance to get to know all of the Year R children! I especially love being outside and visiting the woods on our welly walks. When I am at home, my three teenage sons keep me very busy. I also love reading, listening to music, and travelling!"

Class Teacher and Year 1 Leader:

Mrs N Chapman

 

"Hello.  My name is Mrs Chapman and I
teach in Year 1. I love to see the children having fun and sharing ideas to help each other achieve. In my spare time I like to go to the beach with my family.  I also enjoy  taking my dog, Cleo, out for long walks in the countryside."

Class Teacher and Year 2 Leader:

Miss L Bore

 

"Hello! I’m Miss Bore and I teach in Year 2. I really love teaching and especially enjoy sharing stories with the children in my class. I like teaching everything but particularly enjoy Literacy and Numeracy - especially if we can learn outside!

When I’m not in school I enjoy reading, cooking and travelling to new places and countries!" 

Class Teacher:

Miss L Copping 

 

"Hello! My name is Miss Copping and I teach in Kingfishers Class. My most favourite thing about working at The Oaks is it feels like one big friendly family! I absolutely love teaching our creative curriculum and trying to find new and exciting ways for the children in my class to learn.

We enjoy reading new stories in Literacy and Numeracy we love to learn with Motty, our Maths Mascot, but most of all WE LOVE TOPIC! We have so much fun and really enjoy finding creative ways to show what we have been learning. When I'm not at school I enjoy taking my puppy Dougal for walks, cooking and going on holidays!"

Class Teacher:

Miss D Frith

 

"Hi! I'm Miss Frith. Although I enjoy teaching most subjects, my ultimate favourite is Literacy. I am Mr Men crazy and have collected all of the books and toys since I was young. I studied Geography at University and I really enjoy travelling."

Class Teacher:

Miss J Byrne

 

"I teach in Year 2 and I love it! My favourite subject to teach is PE, especially team games. I also enjoy reading different Roald Dahl stories to the children, if I had to pick one in particular it would be George’s Marvellous Medicine. 

In my spare time I enjoy going on long walks with my son and dog. I also play hockey most Saturdays, it is a lot of fun."

Teacher and Wider Curriculum Lead:

Mrs K Argent

 

"Hi everyone!  I am Mrs Argent and as well as teaching I am concentrating on the Wider Curriculum across the school, which includes all subjects apart from Maths, English and Science. I want to make sure that our curriculum is engaging for all our children and that we follow their interests as closely as we can. 

When I'm not at school I enjoy looking after my horse, walking my dogs and playing with my sons."

 

Class Teacher:

Miss K Miller

 

"Hello! I am Miss Miller and I teach in Year 1. My favourite topic is Literacy and reading the children in my class stories. When I am not at school I enjoy walking my two dogs, Bruce and Lily, in the woods. I also love to ride my horse Jimmy. He loves to gallop though big muddy puddles."

 

Class Teacher:

Miss B Jones

 

"Hello, I’m Miss Jones. I love to sing songs and make creative things with the children in my class. Story time is my favourite time of the day!  When I’m not at school, I like to play and go for walks out to the park, with my children.  I also like to do a spot of baking."

The Acorn Centre Teacher:

Miss K Pike

 

"I am passionate about child-centred education and love playing, signing,

exploring outside and getting messy!

In my own time I like to spend time with friends and family. I live by the sea so I also like to stroll along the beach in all weathers, especially if there is a mug of tea at the end of it!"

 

Class Teacher:

Mrs J Wakelen

 

"Hello! I am Mrs Wakelen and I teach in Year R. I like reading stories and playing with the children, having lots of fun. I enjoy taking the children outdoors to explore our environment. When I am not at school I enjoy spending time with my three children and going on walks in the woods and to the beach. I love animals, especially tigers!!"

Class Teacher:

Miss E Andrews

 

"Hi, I'm Miss Andrews and I teach in Year R. I really enjoy having a boogie with the class and making up my own songs and games for us to play together. My favourite time of the week is our Welly Walk, when we get to explore the lovely woods. I also love 'ChiL' time because I get the chance to talk to you all about your favourite things. When I'm not in school I like taking my dog for long walks and watching funny films with my family"

Class Teacher:

Mrs M James

 

"Hi! My name is Mrs James and I am one of the class teachers in Year R. I really enjoy Welly Walking in the woods with the children. I enjoy traveling and walking my dog."

 

Numbers Count Teacher and Class Teacher

Mrs L Knowlton

 

"Hi. My name is Mrs Knowlton and I'm the Numbers Count Teacher and I also teach in Year 1. I love working with the children to improve their maths skills. I have a small area in the library and we learn maths in a very fun and creative way. When I'm not thinking of ideas for Numbers Count, I love to spend time with my family and friends and I help out at the local church. As well as loving maths, I also love languages and I play the piano."

 

   

 

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