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The staff team work very closely together to ensure that all children are happy and successful at The Russell School and that they are able to achieve their full potential. Our Staff Team:
Teaching Staff

Samantha Leir - Headteacher

Rebecca James - Deputy Headteacher and Year 3 Teacher

Jane Youness - Assistant Headteacher and Year 3 Teacher
Heather Clarke - Inclusion Leader
Adam Malin - Senior Leader and Year 2 Teacher 
Nicola McCann - SENCo

Bhavna Parmar - Nursery Teacher

Becky Lee - EYFS Leader and Reception Teacher

Georgie Venn - Year 1 Teacher

Julia Mead - Year 3 Teacher

Susannah Rose Doyle - Year 3 Teacher

Vueve Cross - Year 4 Teacher

Toni Edwards - Year 4 Teacher

Juliet Nolan - Year 4 Teacher

 Ami Cullum - Year 5 Teacher

Suzan Baker - Upper KS2 Leader and Year 6 Teacher

Liz Thomas - Music Teacher

Glenda Ridge - Specialist SEN Teacher
Support Staff

Anne-Marie Lewis - School Business Manager

Angela Boothroyd - Teaching Assistant

Ayshea Ashford - Office Manager

Danielle Povey - Learning Support Assistant

Debbie Graham - School Meals Supervisor

Emma Archer - Teaching Assistant

Gill Langdon - Administrative Assistant

Jessica Povey- Learning Support Assistant

Kathy Sanchez - School Meals Supervisor

Lauren Ott - Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Liz Knight - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Lorraine Porcher - Learning Support Assistant

Marisol Phillips - Learning Support Assistant

Martin O'Hara - Site Manager

Michele Buenfeld - Learning Support Assistant

Nadia Mulvaney - School Meals Supervisor
Nadine Burrows - School Meals Supervisor

Natalie Guarino - Receptionist

Nikki Day - Finance Officer

Rachelle Taylor - Teaching Assistant

Rebecca Dodsworth - Teaching Assistant

Sam Sillett - Learning Support Assistant

Tina Hosier - Nursery Nurse

Ushma Patel -Teaching Assistant