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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 two 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.

 

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 Early Years 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 in Hawthorn Class 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 Newman

Mrs Newman works as a TA across all year groups.

 

Likes: Country walks, reading, cups of tea and cheese.

 

Dislikes: Chocolate, Mondays and jelly (to wobbly).

 

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 and is part of our pastoral care team.

 

Likes: Butterflies and spending time with her family.

 

Dislikes: Spiders and rude people!

Mrs Greenway

Mrs Greenway works as a TA across all 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: Strictly Come Dancing, tea and having cuddles.

 

Dislikes: Birds and litter bugs!

 

Mrs Buckland

 

Mrs Buckland is a Midday Meals Supervisor.

 

Likes: Disney films, chocolate and reading.

 

Dislikes: Brussel sprouts, rain and spiders.

 

               

 

Mrs Charlton

Mrs Charlton works as a TA across all year groups.

 

Likes: Cooking, running and spending time with my family

 

Dislikes: Heights and aniseed

 

 Mrs Viner

Mrs Viner works as a TA across all year groups.

Likes: Animals, walking her dog, learning new things and watching TV.

Dislikes: Spiders and cold weather.