Springwell Learning Community

The Team

Name: Mr Hutchinson
Position: Executive Principal
Length of service: 16 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: Neil Swain
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 4 years
Interests: Motorbikes , guitars & sport
Currently reading: Eric Clapton – motherless children
Favourite food: Curry
Ideal holiday: Skiing
Most likely to say: I’ve got another new student for you!
Three words to describe you: Happy, Fair, Helpful.
What the students say:

Name: Mr Mills
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 4 years
Interests: Photography
Currently reading: Berlin (Great Cities)
Favourite food: Avocado
Ideal holiday: In the sun
Most likely to say: How are you?
Three words to describe you: Always very helpful
What the students say: He Cares


Name: Jenny Smith
Position: Head of Centre at Sevenhills Academy
Length of service: 15 years
Interests: Reading, films, travel, family
Currently reading: Bridge of Clay by Marcus Zusak
Favourite food: Mexican
Ideal holiday: New York
Most likely to say: "Where are my (keys/purse/phone)? "Has anyone seen my (keys/purse/phone)?"
Three words to describe you: thoughtful, understanding, determined
What the students say: Will do her best for students

Name: Jake Thompson
Position: Deputy Head of Centre
Length of service: 5 Years
Interests: Sport, Films, Trying new things.
Currently reading: Ant Middleton - First Man in
Favourite food: Chinese
Ideal holiday: Relaxing on a warm beach
Most likely to say: ‘What is the right thing to do?” Or “Well we’ve got some fairly quick work”
Three words to describe you: Competitive, welcoming and fair.
What the students say: He believes in us!

Name: Ms Patchett
Position: Parent Support Advisor/Safeguarding Lead
Length of service: 5 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

Name: Donna Kaye
Position: Teacher for PSHE, Finance and Health and Social Care
Length of service: 6 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: Sharon Cockram
Position: Maths Teacher
Length of service: 18 Years
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: John Mansfield
Position: Teacher
Service: 1 year, 6 months
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Name: Susan Bailey
Position: Teacher
Length of Service: 6 Months
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Name: Suzanne Kavanagh-Mills
Position: Teacher
Length of Service: 3 Years
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HLTAs

Name: Ashley Lucas
Position: Positive Regard Care Team SLE
Length of service: 5 years
Interests: The great outdoors
Currently reading: A variety of books
Favourite food: BBQ
Ideal holiday: Diving
Most likely to say: Not just yet
Three words to describe you: Positive role model
What the students say: He is awesome

Name: Sara Brooks
Position: HLTA2/Exams Officer
Length of service: 5 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: Matt Riley
Position: Care Team
Length of service: 5 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

Name: Theresa Matthews
Position: Care Team/ Safeguarding
Length of service: 4 years
Interests: Travelling, hotels, good food
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Favourite food: prawns, steak
Ideal holiday: Time away with family
Most likely to say: 'Are you alright sweet?'
Three words to describe you: Smiley, happy, loud
What the students say: Loud, happy & smiley

Name: Mr Hooper
Position: HLTA
Length of service: Joined the team in June 2018
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Three words to describe you: THE Super Hooper
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Name: Shannon Young
Position: TA 3
Length of service: 2 years
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

Teaching Assistants

Name: Adam LeBon
Position: Lv3 Ta + PE Instructor
Length of service: 3 Years
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: 2 Years
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: Vanessa Wiseman
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 3 Years
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: Dale Munson
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Golf, exercise, sport psychology, football
Currently reading: Golf Psychology ‘When Positive Thinking Doesn’t Work’
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Ideal holiday: Florida
Most likely to say: Alright mate
Three words to describe you: Loyal, supportive, creative
What the students say: Dippy Dale

Name: James Stewart
Position: Care Team
Length of Service: 1 Year 4 months
Interests: Football
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Name: Stacey Coolledge
Position: Teaching Assistant
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Name: Susan Bailey
Position: Teacher
Length of Service: 6 Months
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Name: Curtis Bateson
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of Service: 2 Months
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Name: Imogen Bell
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Name: Suzi Strafford
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Name: Lynsdey Fields
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: Joined the team in September 2015
Interests: Reading, movies and family.
Currently reading: Born to Run
Favourite food: Cheese
Ideal holiday: New York
Most likely to say: "Do you need any help?"
Three words to describe you: Helpful, reliable, nice.
What the students say: Kind and predictable

Name: Maisie Gray
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of Service: 1 Year
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Placement Officer

Name: Bev Nalder
Position: Student Guidance Manager
Length of service: 2 Years
Interests: Holidays and films
Currently reading: Brutally Honest - Mel B's (Spice Girl) biography
Favourite food: Chinese
Ideal holiday: Anywhere the sun is shining!
Most likely to say: "Hello, are you alright?
Three words to describe you: Never stops talking
What the students say: "Give us a lift home Bev!"

Name: Jackie Chapman
Position: Student Guidance Manager
Length of service: 2 Years
Interests: Family and Films
Currently reading: You before Me (again)
Favourite food: Sunday Roast
Ideal holiday: Lazy Beach Holiday
Most likely to say: The Universe will give you everything you need.
Three words to describe you: Firm But Fair
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Office Manager

Name: Sian Raven
Position: Office Manager
Length of service: Joined the team in April 2018
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Administration Team

Name: Grace Cleland
Position: Admin Assistant
Length of service: 3 years
Interests: Horse riding
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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

Catering

Name: Karen O’Donnell
Position: Catering/ Retail assistant
Length of service: Since Jan 19
Interests: Gym, PS4
Currently reading: The essentials of sports and exercise nutrition
Favourite food: Pizza or pasta
Ideal holiday: Bootcamp abroad
Most likely to say: How hungry are you today?
Three words to describe you: Organised, Friendly and caring.
What the students say: What’s for dinner? Or the bread is banging today.