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.

Senior Leadership Team and Teaching Staff

Admin and Site Team

Teaching Assistants (TA / HLTA) / Individual Needs Assistants (INA) and Midday Supervisors (MDSA)

Outdoor Learning Provision and Sport (PPA Cover)

Pastoral Officer


Designated Safeguarding Lead/ Attendance Officer


Teresa Paterson


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads


Laila Sadler  (AHT)      Rebecca Knight  (AHT)


Wellbeing Team

Eleanor Nandlal – Wellbeing practitioner (Tuesday)

Shan Sheppard - DCAT school counsellor (Monday)

Natalie Butler - Mental Health and Wellbeing Practitioner (Thursday afternoon)


Subject Leaders

Maths Leader & Upper KS2 Leader (overall lead) – Matthew Sandaver

KS1 Maths Lead - Joe Wood
EYFS & KS1 Lead / KS1 English Leader (overall lead) – Laila Sadler

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

MFL - Natasha Bohannon
Science Leader – Gail Wright
Computing Leader – Nikita Primmett (maternity leave) held by SLT
Art and Design Technology – Grace King
Learning Outside of the Classroom Leader – Joel Fraser
PSHE Leader School Council SRE – Rebecca Knight 
Geography Leader – Jeanette Routledge
History Leader – Lorraine Claridge
Music and Drama Leader – Louise Weller
PE Leader – Faith Rew/ Sean Ray
Educational Visits Coordinator / Leader of Enrichment and Wellbeing– Faith Rew/Rebecca Knight