Springwell Learning Community

The Team

Name: Mr Hutchinson
Position: Executive Principal
Length of service: 13 years
Interests: Football, Cricket and Education.
Currently reading: Independent Thinking
Favourite food: Fish
Ideal holiday: Brazil (Amazon)
Most likely to say: Show me what you have learnt/ How much does it cost?
Three words to describe you: Passionate, Engaging, Fair
What the students say: Always wants us to do better

Name: Mr Swain
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Motorbikes, Music, food.
Currently reading: Cold blood Andy Mcnab
Favourite food: Kebab
Ideal holiday: Skiing
Most likely to say: Come and have a chat
Three words to describe you: Bearded, supportive, funny.
What the students say: Where’s Neil Gone?

Name: Mr Mills
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Photography and Music Technology
Currently reading: David Khan: The Codebreakers
Favourite food: Avocado
Ideal holiday: Sunny and diving
Most likely to say: Now then…
Three words to describe you: Always very busy
What the students say: He cares

Name: Jenny Smith
Position: Head of Centre
Length of service: 11 years
Interests: Reading, family, films, music and travel
Currently reading: Graveyard by Neil Gaiman
Favourite food: Mexican
Ideal holiday: New Zealand
Most likely to say: Where are my..?
Three words to describe you: Respectful, committed and fair
What the students say: She always listens

Name: Ms Patchett
Position: Parent Support Advisor/Safeguarding Leader
Length of service: 2 ½ years
Interests: Family and skiing
Currently reading: Seven habits of highly effective people
Favourite food: Italian
Ideal holiday: Skiing/Exotic sun
Most likely to say: How are you today?/Would you like to talk?
Three words to describe you: Warm, honest and fun
What the students say: I need to see you

Psychological Welfare Leader

Name: Lisa Forge
Position: Psychological Welfare Leader
Length of service: Joined December 2017
Interests: Reading, travelling and psychology
Currently reading: I Know Where She Is – S. B. Caves
Favourite food: Roast dinner in a giant Yorkshire pudding
Ideal holiday: West Coast of America
Most likely to say: Do you want a chat?
Three words to describe you: Enthusiastic, passionate and short
What the students say: Where are you from?

TEACHERS

Name: Jake Thompson
Position: Key Stage 3 coordinator
Length of service: 3 years at Sevenhills
Interests: Sport, socialising, holidays
Currently reading: Jimmy Bullard Autobiography
Favourite food: Chinese
Ideal holiday: Somewhere hot and white sands
Most likely to say: Down the line, is that appropriate?
Three words to describe you: Supportive, competitive, caring
What the students say: Competitive

Name: Neil Watts
Position: Key Stage 3 Teacher
Length of service: Joined January 2018
Interests: TBC
Currently reading: TBC
Favourite food: TBC
Ideal holiday: TBC
Most likely to say: TBC
Three words to describe you: TBC
What the students say: TBC

Name: Donna Kaye
Position: Teacher for PSHE, Finance and Health and Social Care
Length of service: 3 years
Interests: Running, preparing for my first half marathon
Currently reading: Psychology books
Favourite food: Vegetarian Sausages
Ideal holiday: Route 66
Most likely to say: “Let’s get our coursework completed” and “If you want to talk I’m here”
Three words to describe you: Caring, Good sense of humour, approachable
What the students say: Donna!

Name: Mark Heaton
Position: Teacher
Length of service: 3 1/2 years
Interests: Films, family, football
Currently reading: Growth Mindset
Favourite food: Indian
Ideal holiday: Mexico
Most likely to say: Something funny
Three words to describe you: Funny, Empathetic, focused
What the students say: Fair

Name: Sharon Cockram
Position: Maths Teacher
Length of service: since the turn of the century
Interests: Vintage fairs, Northern Soul and dog walking
Currently reading: Owen + Stephen King: Sleeping Beauties
Favourite food: cheese
Ideal holiday: watching the Aurora Borealis in the Orkneys
Most likely to say: show your workings!
Three words to describe you: Cheerful, loud, a workaholic
What the students say: ‘She doesn’t give up on you’

Name: Melanie Poole
Position: Ks3 Teacher
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Going to the theatre, photography and travelling
Currently reading: David Jason’s Autobiography
Favourite food: Mexican
Ideal holiday: New York
Most likely to say: Let’s focus
Three words to describe you: Calm, caring and creative
What the students say: Tall, caring and nice

Name: John Blades
Position: Key Stage 3/4 teacher
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Football, eating, running.
Currently reading: Chucklebrothers Autobiography.
Favourite food: Fajitas (Mexican food).
Ideal holiday: Cyprus – Ayia Napa.
Most likely to say: Watch this (doing a dance).
Three words to describe you: Committed, motivated and passionate.
What the students say: John, why are you doing that? He’s crazy!

HLTAs

Name: Sara Brooks
Position: HLTA2/Exams Officer
Length of service: 9 Years
Interests: Reading, cooking, sewing
Currently reading: The girl on the train
Favourite food: Jacket potato
Ideal holiday: Las Vegas
Most likely to say: Calm down, and lets talk.
Three words to describe you: Caring, supportive, organised
What the students say: Crazy, funny, loud

Name: Gary Cook
Position: Care Team
Length of service: 12 years
Interests: Weight Lifting, cinema, reading
Currently reading: Cognitive behaviour theory for dummies
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: America
Most likely to say: How can I help
Three words to describe you: Caring, bearded, fair
What the students say: Whats it like to have a beard?

Name: Matt Riley
Position: Care Team
Length of service: 2 Years
Interests: Sport
Currently reading: Match Magazine
Favourite food: Spag Bol
Ideal holiday: Florida
Most likely to say: ‘What are you doing’
Three words to describe you: Fun, caring, helpful
What the students say: We like Matt

Teaching Assistants

Name: Sharna Jenney
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Singing, Musical Theatre, Gaming and caring for others
Currently reading: Game of Thrones
Favourite food: Chinese
Ideal holiday: All round road trip in America
Most likely to say: “I’m here to help”
Three words to describe you: Lovable, silly and intelligent
What the students say: “best teacher”

Name: Shannon Young
Position: TA 3
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Holidays/ travel
Currently reading: TBC
Favourite food: TBC
Ideal holiday: Beach Holiday
Most likely to say: TBC
Three words to describe you: Kind, friendly, bubbly
What the students say: She’s cool

Name: Michelle Bradley
Position: HLTA/ Teacher ICT, Art
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Films, Art, Music, Holidays/ travel
Currently reading: War horse by John Williams
Favourite food: Ice Cream
Ideal holiday: Beach Holiday
Most likely to say: Log on, brilliant work, lets focus.
Three words to describe you: Kind, friendly, calm
What the students say: Kind, chilled small

Name: Wahleed Kalaf
Position: TA3
Length of service: Joined January 2018
Interests: TBC
Currently reading: TBC
Favourite food: TBC
Ideal holiday: TBC
Most likely to say: TBC
Three words to describe you: Calm, tall, patient
What the students say: A nice man

Name: Kelly Spence
Position: PLG Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 2 Years
Interests: Family and friends, walking my dogs, weekends away.
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Roast Dinners, baked feta
Ideal holiday: Sun, sea and sand
Most likely to say: What do you think you might need to do?
Three words to describe you: approachable, firm but fair, dedicated
What the students say: Kelly’s making the tea

Name: Stuart Smith
Position: KS4 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 1 ½ term
Interests: Reading, sport, drawing and & music
Currently reading: Lord of the Rings – Tolkien
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: Galapagos Islands
Most likely to say: “What’s all that about”
Three words to describe you: Caribbean sunset (ginger) dedicated, hardworking
What the students say: Funny understanding helpful

Name: Caine Winfarrah
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 1 Year
Interests: Sport
Currently reading: GTFC The Manual
Favourite food: Ben & Jerry’s ice cream
Ideal holiday: Somewhere sunny
Most likely to say: ‘Have you got enough points’
Three words to describe you: funny, boyish good looks, approachable
What the students say: good footballer

Name: Adam LeBon
Position: Lv3 Ta + PE Instructor
Length of service: 1 Year
Interests: Sport + Food
Currently reading: Take away menu
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: Las Vegas
Most likely to say: Nice one
Three words to describe you: Calm easy going, funny
What the students say: Friendly, funny

Name: Shara Green
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 8 months
Interests: Football
Currently reading: Take a break
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: Summer beach holiday
Most likely to say: “Alright mate”
Three words to describe you: Kind, patient
What the students say: “Shara will come and play football with us”

Name: Kelly Randell
Position: Teaching Assistant/ Intervention Teacher
Length of service:6 Months
Interests: Family time, theme parks
Currently reading: Harry potter – again
Favourite food: Pepperoni pizza, lasagna
Ideal holiday: Tenerife
Most likely to say: No problem, I’ll sort that
Three words to describe you: Friendly, cheery, helpful
What the students say: You can have a laugh

Name: Vanessa Wiseman
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 1 Year
Interests: Walking my dog, family time, holidays
Currently reading: Peter Kays Autobiography
Favourite food: Homemade sausage rolls. Salt & Vinegar crisps
Ideal holiday: Bali
Most likely to say: I’ll put the kettle on!
Three words to describe you: Helpful, funny, fair
What the students say: Vanessa will get it for you

Name: Shaun Smith
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 5 Months
Interests: Tenpin bowling/ football/ GTFC
Currently reading: Agatha Christie
Favourite food: Chilli
Ideal holiday: Great barrier reef/ Diving
Most likely to say: Well done, that’s ace
Three words to describe you: Weird, easy going

Placement Officer

Name: Donna Best
Position: Placement Officer
Length of service: 3 years (17 years for N E Lincs Council)
Interests: Cycling, keep fit
Currently reading: crime novel
Favourite food: Italian
Ideal holiday: cycling holiday in France
Most likely to say: ‘right’
Three words to describe you: calm, happy, helpful
What the students say: ‘has my bus pass come yet’

Administration Team

Name: Sally Greetham
Position: Administrator/Finance
Length of service: 30+ years
Interests: Family Outings
Currently reading: Career of Evil – Robert Galbraith
Favourite food: Paella
Ideal holiday: Sun, sea and sand
Most likely to say: ‘ How may I help?’
Three words to describe you: Caring, helpful, friendly
What the students say: Always smiling

Name: Grace Cleland
Position: Admin Assistant
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Horse riding
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Chinese
Ideal holiday: America
Most likely to say: How can I help?
Three words to describe you: Friendly, Bubbly, Caring
What the students say: Helpful, always smiling, friendly

Custodian

Name: Mr Swift
Position: Caretaker
Length of service: 3 Years
Interests: Sport
Currently reading: Haynes DIY manual
Favourite food: Sausage & Mash
Ideal holiday: Anywhere Sunny
Most likely to say: Do you want a brew
Three words to describe you: Tall male custodian
What the students say: Mark!

Name: Mick Klug
Position: Site Manager
Length of service: 6 Months
Interests: Football/ Sport
Currently reading: Jimmy Bullard
Favourite food: Any
Ideal holiday: Spain, any golf course
Most likely to say: Tea no sugar
Three words to describe you: Fun/ Tired/ Hardworking
What the students say: Mick!

Catering

Name: Ms Edwards
Position: Catering
Length of service: 8 Years
Interests: Karaoke and music
Currently reading: Kings and Queens of England
Favourite food: Slimming World
Ideal holiday: Anywhere with friends
Most likely to say: Slice of Bread?
Three words to describe you: Cheerful, outgoing and crazy
What the students say: The singing chef!