School Staff

Our school operates as a team and we wish to welcome pupils and parents to join our team in making The Meads Primary School the best provider of education that it can possibly be.



Mr. R Jenkins (Headteacher)
Mr. P. Warren (Deputy Headteacher)
Mrs C. Glantz (Assistant Headteacher)


E/Yrs:  Mrs K. Titmas (EY leader)
E/Yrs: Mrs A. Moran
E/Yrs: Mrs S. Purkiss/Mrs C. Hurley
Mrs S. Draper (EYE)
Mrs C. Bates (EYE)
Miss J. Lake (EYE)

Butterflies: Mrs S. Rajput 
Dragonflies: Miss M. Holyhead
Ladybirds: Miss V. Lomax

Rabbits: Mrs D. Gibson
Hedgehogs: Miss H. Copas
Squirrels: Miss O. Joseph

Sparrows: Miss J. Liddie
Robins: Mrs S. Davis
Finches: Miss E. Wells

Badgers: Mrs O. Adebola
Foxes: Ms C. Bernardo
Otters: Mrs D. Jones

Kingfishers: Mr R. Haslem
Woodpeckers: Mr I. Yousuf
Nightingales: Mrs L. Nias

Kestrels: Miss J. Galston
Buzzards: Mrs D. Gustard-Brown
Kites: Mr S. Rahman


Mrs L. Andrews (HLTA)
Miss E. Balogh (HLTA)
Mrs P. Carvell (HLTA)


Mrs S. Downey
Mr T. Khan
Miss H. Stack


Mr J. Bateman (Music & Multimedia)
Mrs K. Daniel (Welfare assistant)


Mrs S. Dearden (Office Manager)
Miss S. Aird (Admin Assistant)
Mrs T. Norman (Admin Assistant)

Miss V. Ansell (School Business Manager)
Miss W. Cullen (Finance Assistant & HR)

 HLTA's/Cover Supervisors

Mrs M. Torpey
Mrs L. Underwood
Mr P. Saunders
Mrs L. Fludgate
Miss H. Williams


Mrs J. Mills
Mrs Z. Kralka


Mrs A. Palmer
Miss H. Brookes
Mrs N. Brown
Mrs. H. Cox
Miss S. Daniel
Miss K. Castle
Mrs M. McConnell
Mrs A. Nakum
Mrs R. Patel
Mrs V. Rafferty
Miss D. Ramsey
Miss C. Wallbank
Miss N. Sheppard
Mr A. McLoughlin
Mrs C. Denton
Mrs I. Pavel
Ms R. Uzzell


Mrs J. Ahmed
Miss A. Begum
Mrs D. Carnegie
Miss M. Ford
Mr C. McDonnell
Mrs S. Moodie


Mr M. Nutt (Site Agent)
Mr P. Daly (Assistant Site Agent)
Mrs P. Randa
Mrs D. Daly
Miss Y Akhtar
Mr D. Prakash



Mrs Y. Akhtar 
Mrs T. Bashir
Mrs R. Bibi
Mrs R. Begum
Mrs A. Saddiqa
Mrs C. Daubeney
Miss A. Mitchell
Miss M. Ford
Mrs F. Meerasa
Mrs S. Moodie
Mrs F. Afridi
Mr L. Morgan


Head's welcome

RichardDear Parents:

On behalf of the staff, the School Governors and the Local Authority, may I take this opportunity to welcome you and your children to The Meads Primary School.

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Our Mission Statement


At The Meads we are proud to celebrate each child as an individual with unique needs, aspirations and beliefs. We aim to give each child the opportunity to flourish and develop through a nurturing, creative and engaging learning journey, enabling them to take responsibility for their own learning. Our values programme promotes diversity and unites children, parents, staff, governors and the wider community in our shared vision to help our children to become emotionally intelligent, resilient and socially responsible individuals who set and achieve the highest standards for themselves.

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Our Values

August 2019

This month's value is Happiness. Happiness is not out there, it's in you.

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Online Safety Update 20th May 2019

Image sharing resources for teens and parents: CEOP have issued some new guidance for teenagers regarding sharing nudes. I think this would be good for parents as well; the advice given to students in school should be replicated with advice at...

WhatsApp Attacked with Spyware – Update your App

With over 1.5 billion users, any hack on WhatsApp is a concerning one, particularly when WhatsApp (and Facebook who own WhatsApp) shout from the rooftops about privacy and security. It has been announced today (14th May 2019) that WhatsApp are...

Online Safety Update 13th May 2019

Teens trying to use ‘ancient’ phone Let’s start the week off with a smile. The link below is to a YouTube video (2 minutes) of 2 American teenagers trying to use an old analogue phone. I have no idea whether it’s a setup or real, but it certainly...

Online Safety – Distorted Selfies

I love my photography; I have been taking photographs since the mid 90’s. Like so many others, I started when our first son was born as I wanted to document our family, particularly our children growing up, and at one time I even developed my own...

Online Safety Update 6th May 2019

Children and Social Media (privacy settings) Last week I was at a wonderful school speaking to Y3 and 4 children. As part of the talk with the children, the subject of social media and privacy settings came up. One Y3 child stated that she wasn’t...




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ValuesEducationThe Meads have been awarded the Quality Mark as a Values-based School, supporting the personal, social and spiritual development of every pupil throughout the school.

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