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St Rose's

Catholic Infant School

We live, love and learn happily in our work and play as part of God's family

Meet the Team

Teaching Staff

Headteacher 
Mrs M Anderton 

Mrs Anderton has over 20 years of experience working in local Catholic schools and is committed to developing and supporting the faith of our children. She believes that everyone is unique and made in the image of God and that all children should celebrate and understand their differences. Mrs Anderton considers communication as the key to maintain a thriving community and has an open door policy. A positive early education can open many doors for pupils who may grow up to take on jobs that do not yet exist. Mrs Anderton believes that every child should be taught to be life-long learners as well as kind and caring members of the community.

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs S Gavin
Mrs Gavin is passionate about Catholic education and encourages the importance of every child's holistic development. She believes that all children are entitled to the very best education as they only get one chance. She has an open door policy and is rooted in the ethos that communication is the key to the running of an excellent school where a problem shared is a problem halved.  Mrs Gavin has over 10 years of experience teaching and believes it is a privilege to tutor young minds both academically and holistically.

Assistant Headteacher 

Miss R James

Miss James currently teaches in Reception, St Martin class. She leads Key Stage One,  RE (teaching and learning) and mathematics across the school.

Inclusion Leader

Mrs J O'Sullivan

Mrs O'Sullivan is our Inclusion Leader. She leads PSHE and mental health and well-being across the school.

 

Year 2 Class Teacher

Miss S Bourke

Miss Bourke teaches Year 2, St Teresa class. She leads PE and Art & DT across the school. 

Year 2 Class Teacher

Miss B Holder

Miss Holder teaches Year 2, St Dominic class. She leads Science across the school. 

Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss L Bolton

Miss Bolton teaches Year 1, St Anthony class.  

Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss C Glynn  

Miss Glynn teaches Year 1, St Bernadette. She leads English Writing.

Reception Class Teacher

Miss R James

Miss James teaches in Reception, St Martin class. She leads RE and Mathematics across the school.

Reception Class Teacher

Miss L McDonagh

Miss McDonagh teaches in Reception. 

Nursery Class Teacher

Mrs Pritchard

Mrs Pritchard teaches our 30 hour Nursery class, St Francis (Tuesday-Friday). She leads Music and Computing across the school. Mrs Parfitt teaches our Nursery class on Mondays. She leads Reading and Phonics across the school. 

 

Support Staff

Mrs S Abdelmassih 
Mrs Abdelmassih supports our 30 hour Nursery class.

Mrs H Gimmi

Mrs Gimmi supports our 30 hour Nursery class.

Mrs A Gebska

Mrs Gebska supports in Reception.

Mrs A Reynolds 
Mrs Reynolds supports Miss James in Reception and also runs our "Breakfast Club".

Miss L Blundell

Miss Blundell supports Miss McDonagh in Reception.

Mrs K White

Mrs White supports Miss Glynn in Year 1.

Mrs H Glover

Mrs Glover supports Miss Bolton Year 1. She is also our lead MSA.

 

Mrs C Gavin

Mrs C Gavin supports Miss Bourke in Year 2.

Mrs K Quinn 

Mrs Quinn supports Miss Holder in Year 2.

 

Mrs M Henry

Mrs Henry supports the office staff and throughout the school.

Miss C Brock

Miss Brock supports classes throughout the school.

Mrs S Ambridge

Mrs Ambridge supports classes throughout the school

 

 

Office Staff
Finance Officer
Mrs M Power
Mrs Power works closely with the Headteacher to support with administration, school finances and attendance.

Office Administrator
Mrs J Taylor
Mrs Taylor supports the Headteacher with safeguarding, school admissions and administration.

 

Rufus our visiting dog.

We are delighted to introduce Rufus. 

He is joining our team under the 'Pets as Therapy' strategy.

Children will be invited to 'read' with Rufus.

Animal assisted therapy has been recognised to benefit a young person's physical, emotional and psychosocial health, cognitive function and communication skills. 

'read2dogs' helps improve confidence in Literacy skills by encouraging young people to read and communicate in a relaxed and non-judgemental environment.

 Site Team
 

Caretaker
Mr M Prendiville
Mr Prendiville is our Caretaker and ensures the school grounds and buildings are maintained and operational.

  
 Hertfordshire Catering Team
 

School Cook
Mrs S Grayer
Mrs Grayer provides fresh school meals for children and staff on a daily basis ensuring they are balanced and healthy.
 
Mrs B Woolley
Mrs Woolley supports Mrs Grayer in our kitchen.
 

Mrs T Reeves

Mrs Reeves supports Mrs Grayer in our kitchen.

 

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