Meet the Team

Staff roles and responsibilities:

Head of School:

Kelly Cursley

Deputy Headteacher:

Emily Castle

Assistant Headteacher & SENDCO:

Martin Gallop

Safeguarding Team:

Emily Castle (DSL), Kelly Cursley, Martin Gallop, Sophie Hughes, Alice Wilson, Melissa Rees, Marilyn Jones, Vanessa Ford, Jo-Anne Jeffs, Mandy Bond, Louise Kane

Pastoral Team:

Senior Mental Health Lead - Marilyn Jones

Pastoral Mentor - Mandy Bond

School Business Manager:

Kate Carter

Operations Manager:

Liz Baker

B&A Manager:

Jo-Anne Jeffs

Site Manager:

Andy Giles

Phase Leaders:

Senior Teacher & Curriculum Lead - Melissa Rees

EYFS - Emma Blakeburn

KS1 Lead - Sophie Hughes

Lower KS2 Lead - Alice Wilson

Upper KS2 Lead - Louise Kane

Year 6 teachers:

Louise Kane

Sophie Wilson

Year 5 teachers:

Melissa Rees

Cherish Moss

Year 4 teachers:

Alice Wilson

Anna Parsons

Megan Gibbs

Year 3 teachers:

Jade Parkin

Jessica Tagg

Daniella Prichard

Year 2 teachers:

Grace Yee

Emily Brazier

Laura Woolridge

Year 1 teachers:

Sophie Hughes

Rachel Marguerite

Ellessia Bright


Emma Blakeburn

Lance Kane

Tyler Planner

Nursery teachers:

Yasmeen Raza

Sophie Last

Early Years Practitioners:

Rebecca Hunter

Karen Shipp

Jasmine Adams

Mandie Hawkins-Scott

Carla Purnell

Lisa Paulley

Ozra Shirzadeh Shaghaghi

Lucy Ricketts


Kellie Matthews

Anna Spurr

Laura Chesters

Teaching Assistants:

Ashleigh Barnes

Gargi Patel

Patsy Murray

Angela Bonsu

Pamela Mahoney

Carrie-Ann Pearl

Tanya Meager

Caitlyn Davis

Eleanor Wilson

Chloe Rouse

Medical Officer:

Vanessa Ford

PE Lead:

Dan McAndrew

Business Support:

Dawn Young

School Reception and Business Support:

Kerrie Burns

Finance Assistant:

Rachel Andrews

Site Support:

Lesley Steel

We also have a fantastic lunch time team and a strong cluster of very experienced and amazing teaching assistants who support children across the school.

MAT Details

IFtL Trust Offices
c/o Fairfields Primary School
Apollo Avenue, Fairfields,
Milton Keynes, MK11 4BA

Company number: 07698904
Registered in England

01908 533283