St. Leonard's CEP Academy

"Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it" Proverb 22:6

Who’s Who

Academy Staff

At St. Leonards Academy there is a strong culture of care for one another. All members of staff are responsible for ensuring every child is well cared for and is encouraged to treat others as they themselves would like to be treated.

Staffing Structure

Admin, Office Staff and Site Staff

Amanda Thomas – Office Manager, HR Lead, admissions and attendance

Mandy Ward – School Secretary and SEND administrator
Beverley Lushey – Librarian and Receptionist
Danny Binder – Site Manager


Outdoor Learning Provision and Sport (PPA Cover)

Sean Ray – Sports Coach
Joel Fraser – Forest School Leader

Lauren Roberts- PE Teaching Assistant



Sharon Moye – Maths and Business Ambassadors Leader
Anne Burns – EAL and SEND intervention


Wellbeing Team

Eleanor Nandlal – Wellbeing practitioner (Tuesday)

Shan Sheppard - DCAT school counsellor (Monday)


Teaching Assistants & MDSAs

Sherri Barrett
Trudy Robinson
Claire Pickett
Emma Shipley (INA)

Chelsea Palmer (INA)
Anna Greening-Mann
David Lock (INA)

Caroline Read
Hayley Roberts
Amy Lee
Lone Balcombe

Katherine Richard

Kim Hall

Antoinette Holligan
Clare Thomas (Lead MDSA)
Sharon Moye
Natalia Sayer (Forest School)
Kerry Redford
Jess Mitchell (play leader)
Katie Broad (play leader)


Subject Leaders

Maths Leader – Matthew Sandaver

KS1 Maths Lead - Joe Wood
English Leader – Laila Sadler

KS2 English Leader - Jo Havbro
Destination Reader Leader – Tina Mallindine
RE Leader – Natalie Watford
Collective Worship Leader – Faith Rew

MFL - Faith Rew
Science Leader – Gail Wright
Computing Leader – Nikita Primmett
Art and Design Technology – Scarlett Court 
Learning Outside of the Classroom Leader – Debbie Fraser / Joel Fraser
PSHE Leader School Council SRE – Lynda Parker
Geography Leader – Jeanette Routledge
History Leader – Lorraine Claridge
Music and Drama Leader – Louise Weller
PE Leader – Ross Maryan / Sean Ray
Educational Visits Coordinator – Debbie Fraser