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Our Staff

At Maple Tree we have a large group of staff who are dedicated to the children in out care.

They are led by Mrs Cath Bainbridge, Head Teacher, and Mr Steve Venus, Deputy Head.

Office Team

Mrs Kim Varley Office Manager 
Mrs Kez Martin Receptionist and Wrap Around Care Administrator
Ms Amanda Whiteman Pupil Administrator

Early Years Foundation Stage Team

Mrs Maria Phillips Little Saplings Play Leader
Mrs Vicky Taylor Little Saplings Play Leader
Miss Kate Whiting Little Saplings Play Assistant
Mrs Debbie Pigott Nursery Teacher and EYFS Leader
Mrs Jane Germany Nursery Nurse
Ms Kerry Green Nursery Teaching Assistant (Part time)
Ms Nicola Lintott 1:1 Learning Support (mornings)
Mrs Kimberly Black Reception Teacher
Mrs Victoria Darnell Reception Teacher (Part time)
Mrs Tracey Carrick Reception Teacher (Part time)
Mrs Sherry Hampton Reception Teaching Assistant 
Mrs Angela Hughes Reception Teaching Assistant (mornings)
Mrs Clare Hilditch Reception Teaching Assistant 

Key Stage One Team

Mrs Colette Wicks Year 1 Teacher and KS1 Leader
Mrs Sara Jacobs Year 1 Teacher - job share
Mrs Mandy Mabbott SEN Learning Support Assistant 
Ms Tanya Cassidy Year 1/2 Teacher
Mrs Vicki Green Year 1/2 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Dani Vickery-Cox Year 2 Teacher
Mrs Dawn Payne Year 2 Teaching Assistant

Key Stage Two Team

Mrs Chris Pond Year 3 Teacher
Mrs Sylvia Gianninotti Year 3 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Lyn Longworth SEN Teaching Assistant
Mrs Clarice Champion   Year 3/4 Teacher and KS2 Leader
Mrs Angela Cahill Year 3/4 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Julia Scott   Year 4 Teacher
Mrs Gemma Woods Year 4 Teaching Assistant
Mrs Jill Jones Cover Supervisor

Pastoral Support

Mrs Vicky Ewen                       Pupil Wellbeing Worker                             
Mrs Jill Jones                          Cover Supervisor

                                                     Catering Team

Mrs Amanda Saunders Kitchen Manager
Ms Stella Shepherd Kitchen Support

Clubs Team

Ms Kerry Green                Kid's Club and Holiday Club Lead

 Cleaning Team

Mr Marc Ford Maintenance Manager
Mrs Janet Christmas Senior Cleaner
Mrs Laura Patterson Cleaner


Click here for Subject Leaders at Maple Tree Lower School.