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

Neil Swain
Name: Mr Swain
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 22 years
Interests: Motorbikes, Rugby, food.
Currently reading: Band of Brothers – Stephen Ambrose
Favourite food: Steak (rare)
Ideal holiday: Skiing
Most likely to say: Thanks for that.
Three words to describe you: Beard, overweight, funny.
What the students say: He’s fair and will listen to your side.

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Name: Mr Mills
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 16 years
Interests: Music technology and photography
Currently reading: How music works by David Byrne
Favourite food: Avocado
Ideal holiday: In the sun with time spent in the water scuba diving
Most likely to say: “How are you?”
Three words to describe you: Cares, inclusive and committed.
What the students say: “He wants the best for us.”


Name: Jenny Smith
Position: Head of Centre/Assistant Principal
Length of service: 18 years
Interests: Music and reading
Currently reading: Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
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 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

 

TEACHERS

Jake ThompsonName: Jake Thompson
Position: KS3 Teacher
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Sport, Monopoly, Friendly competition
Currently reading: Bend it like Bullard
Favourite food: Steak
Ideal holiday: Cancun
Most likely to say: “How’s it going? How can I help you?”
Three words to describe you: Calm, Competitive, approachable
What the students say: Caring and Sporty

CWalker-300x275Name: Catherine Walker
Position: Teacher
Length of service: Eight Years
Interests: Walking my dog, reading, travelling
Currently reading: ‘Hollow World’
Favourite food: Moroccan
Ideal holiday: South West France
Most likely to say: I never repeat myself, I am not that predictable!
Three words to describe you: Dedicated, Adaptable, Forthright
What the students say: ‘Film Geek’, ‘An enigma’, ‘Just plain weird, I mean who keeps a stick on their bookcase?’

Jenna LawlyName: Jenna Lawley
Position: KS3 Teacher
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Sport, cooking, gardening spending quality time with family.
Currently reading: Heat Magazine
Favourite food: Indian
Ideal holiday: Somewhere exotic
Most likely to say: ‘Chick’
Three words to describe you: Energetic, lively and outgoing
What the students say: That I look like Jasmine from Aladdin, strict but fair, strong personality, caring, friendly and approachable

Donna HIltonName: Donna Kaye
Position: Teacher for PSHE, Finance and Health and Social Care
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Walking, Reading and being with family
Currently reading: How to Fix Everything for Dummies
Favourite food: Lemon Meringue Pie
Ideal holiday: Route 66 ~ America
Most likely to say: “Let’s complete some Health and Social Care coursework` and ` I am here to listen and offer support”
Three words to describe you: Caring, Good sense of humour, Good listener
What the students say: Tell Donna

Mark-HeatonName: Mark Heaton
Position: PLG teacher
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Sport, Films, Family, not in that order!
Currently reading: The Life of Pi
Favourite food: Mexican
Ideal holiday: Mexico or somewhere hot
Most likely to say: “Rock, paper, scissors”
Three words to describe you: Funny, committed, Leader
What the students say: Where’s Kelly? I want to speak to Kelly

Sharon CockranName: Sharon Cockram
Position: Maths Teacher
Length of service: since the turn of the century
Interests: Reading, Vintage fairs , Prog Rock, Northern Soul, The Walking Dead
Currently reading: A Dance with Dragons GRRM
Favourite food: cheese
Ideal holiday: watching the waves breaking in Newquay
Most likely to say: show your workings !
Three words to describe you: caring, encouraging , talkative
What the students say: ‘ She doesn’t give up on you.’

Name: Sue Warner
Position: Science Teacher
Length of service: 15 years
Interests: Walking, Cycling, the great outdoors
Currently reading: The Road to Little Dribbling
Favourite food: Cheese
Ideal holiday: Mountains
Most likely to say: ‘Get on with it!’
Three words to describe you: Tenacious, aged and energetic
What the students say: They daren’t!

HLTAs

Sara BrooksName: Sara Brooks
Position: HLTA/Exams Officer
Length of service: 7 Years
Interests: Knitting, sewing and holidays abroad.
Currently reading: Hunger Games- Again !!
Favourite food: Sausage and Mash
Ideal holiday: Las Vegas
Most likely to say: Come and talk to me.
Three words to describe you: Funny, kind, loud
What the students say: She’s funny and amusing.

 

Name: Gary Cook
Position: HLTA 2 – Care Team
Length of service: 9 years
Interests: Weight Lifting, films, MMA, history
Currently reading: Proven Guilty –Jim Butcher
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: I’ve always wanted to go to America
Most likely to say: Morning Sunshine!
Three words to describe you: Friendly, Approachable, Understanding

 

Teaching Assistants

Name: Kelly Spence
Position: Personalised Learning Group Teaching Assistant
Length of service: January 2016
Interests: Family and friends, walking my dogs, weekends away.
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Roast Dinners, Baked feta
Ideal holiday: anywhere that has a hot hot sun, deep blue sea and white 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 we don’t like Mark’s

Kate MoynahanName: Katie Monaghan
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 4 months
Interests: Reading, socialising
Currently reading: Band of Brothers
Favourite food: cake
Ideal holiday: Canada
Most likely to say: Awesome, Great
Three words to describe you: Enthusiastic, bubbly, helpful
What the students say: bubbly, willing to help us, good at making coffee.

Matt RileyName: Matt Riley
Position: KS4 PE/Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 13 months
Interests: Sport (Football, Tennis)
Currently reading: Thierry Henry Autobiography.
Favourite food: Spaghetti Bolognaise
Ideal holiday: New York or Miami
Most likely to say:
Three words to describe you: Fun, Passionate, Approachable
What the students say: We like Matt

Stuart SmithName: Stuart Smith
Position: KS3 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: ½ term
Interests: Reading, sport, drawing and & music
Currently reading: Neuromancer – William Gibson
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: Northern Lights or Galapagos Islands
Most likely to say: “Easy”, “What’s all that about”.
Three words to describe you: Energetic, helpful & friendly
What the students say: Caring, friendly and approachable

Attendance Improvement


Name: Ms Khan
Position: Attendance Improvement Officer
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Family and cars
Currently reading: Violated by Sarah Wilson
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: Gran Canaria
Most likely to say: Why aren’t you at school?
Three words to describe you: Short, happy and supportive
What the students say: Why are you here?

 

Placement Officers


Name: Moira Mann
Position: Placement Officer (Alternative Provision)
Length of service: 20 years
Interests: Reading & music
Currently reading: A song of Ice and Fire – Game of Thrones (George R. R. Martin)
Favourite food: Steak and Chips
Ideal holiday: sunshine, sea and sand.
Most likely to say: “leave it with me”
Three words to describe you: Patient, tolerant, empathic
What the students say: “she’s nice”


Name: Donna Best
Position: Placement Officer
Length of service: 8 Months Wellspring (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

Sally GreethamName: Sally Greetham
Position: Administrator/Finance
Length of service: 30+ years
Interests: Family Outings
Currently reading: Not reading anything at the moment
Favourite food: Paella
Ideal holiday: Sun, Sea and Sand
Most likely to say: ‘ How may I help?’
Three words to describe you: friendly, reliable, caring
What the students say: Always smiling

 

Custodian

Name: Mr Swift
Position: Custodian
Length of service:
Interests:
Currently reading:
Favourite food:
Ideal holiday:
Most likely to say:
Three words to describe you:
What the students say:

 

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!