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Nyewood CE Infant School

Smiling, Caring and Learning Together on a Journey with God

Our Teaching Assistants

At Nyewood we have three types of teaching assistant:

TAs - Teaching Assistants work with the same key stage all year round under the direction of the class teachers. Their work is mainly with small groups of children.

HLTAs - Higher Level Teaching Assistants are qualified to teach the whole class in the absence of the class teacher.

LSAs - Learning Support Assistants work with children who require additional educational support. Their work is mainly with small groups of children or individuals.

 

Mrs Sheppard

Mrs Sheppard is one of our HLTAs. She works in every year group covering the class teachers' PPA time. She also works with groups of Key Stage 1 children.

Likes: Wearing odd coloured flip-flops in the summer and odd coloured socks in the winter, bright colours, smiley faces, organising charity days and holidays in hot countries - the hotter the better!

Dislikes: Being COLD! Snow and Maltesers.

Mrs Summers

Mrs Summers is one of our HLTAs. She works in every year group covering the class teachers' PPA time. She also works with groups of Key Stage 1 children.

Likes: Travelling, country walks, learning new things and having fun with my family and friends.

Dislikes: Unkindness, dishonesty and bad manners.

 

Mrs Merrick

Mrs Merrick is one of our HLTAs. She works in every year group covering the class teachers' PPA time. She also works as a TA across all year groups and leads our outdoor learning.

Likes: Spiders, playing in mud, children and sunshine.

Dislikes: Bad manners, gravy and custard.

Miss Hadaway

Miss Hadaway works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Being with her family and friends, learning Polish and reading.

Dislikes: Liver and kidneys!

Mrs Mouland

Mrs Mouland works as a TA across all year groups and is our Emotional Literacy Support Assistant.

Likes: Sunshine holidays and family time.

Dislikes: The cold and bad manners.

Mrs Conway

Mrs Conway works as a TA across all year groups and supports our children with English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Likes: Chocolate and going to the cinema.

Dislikes: Lamb!

Mrs Spray

Mrs Spray works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Sunshine and her cat.

Dislikes: Spiders and runny noses!

Mrs Moores

Mrs Moores works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Sunshine, countryside and her garden.

Dislikes: Frogs, curry and horror films!
 

Mrs McCormack

Mrs McCormack works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Butterflies and spending time with her family.

Dislikes: Spiders and rude people!

Mrs Greenway

Mrs Greenway works as a TA across all year groups. 

Likes: Zumba, reading and spending time with her family.

Dislikes: Spiders, coleslaw, the rain and not getting enough sleep!

 

Mrs Payne

Mrs Payne works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Going for walks with her dogs, open fires and pyjama days.

Dislikes: Sprouts and arguing!

 

 

 

Miss Trent

Miss Trent works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Spending time with family and sunny holidays.

Dislikes: Spiders and unfinished work.

 

 

 

 

Mrs Slingo 

Mrs Slingo works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Spending time with her family and days out.

Dislikes: Rain, bingo and birds.

 

 

 

 

Mrs Albert

Mrs Albert works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Stricly Come Dancing, tea and having cuddles.

Dislikes: Birds and litter bugs!