Staff I may meet

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Head teacher: Mrs Buckland

Hello, I am Mrs Buckland-Garnett and it has been my privilege to be the Head Teacher at Collingwood Primary School since September 2006.

I would like to extend a very warm welcome to you and your family.

Staff are passionate about providing a rich, nurturing environment that will help each child achieve their full potential.

We believe that learning is for life, is not confined just to school and should, above all, be fun!

Deputy: Mrs Minister

Hello, my name is Mrs Minister and I am the Deputy Head Teacher and SENCO here at Collingwood Primary School.

I have worked at the school for many years and have had the pleasure of seeing lots of children grow into confident young people equipped with the skills they need to be ready to take on the world.

EYFS and KS1 Phase Leader: Mrs Hammond

Hello, my name is Mrs Hammond and I am the EYFS and Key Sage 1 Phase leader.

I have the pleasure of working with all of the staff and children in reception, year 1 and year 2.

I am passionate about giving all children the best start to their primary school education and supporting them to make progress.

Office Staff: Mrs De'Ath & Mrs Wraight


Tel. 01245 322 258

Hello, its Mrs De'Ath and Mrs Wraight here.

You'll find us in the main school office and we will be your first point of contact if you any questions. We'll have details about all the things going on in school: assemblies, trips, lunches, or when your child is unwell.

The best ways to get in touch are via email or telephone, or just pop into our main Reception and give us wave through the hatch.

Catering Manager: Mrs Chettur

Hello, my name is Mrs Chettur and I am the school Catering Manager. It's my job to make sure you all have lots of lovely, healthy food to eat everyday.

Having a balanced diet is really important and helps you have lots of energy so your body is ready to learn and grow.

I'm usually busy in the school kitchen cooking up nutritious meals and tasty treats. You'll see me every day in the lunch hall, so don't forget to say hello.

Site Manager: Mr Caton

Hello, I am Mr Caton, Collingwood School's Site Manager. It's my job to make sure everything in school is safe and working properly. If anything goes wrong, I'm always on hand with my set of tools to get things fixed.

With my team of dedicated, hard working cleaners, we make sure the school is spick and span and ready for you each and every day.

When I'm not busy in school, you may see me out walking with my dog, Vinnie, who helps to keep me fit and healthy.