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Meet the Team

Come and meet the staff at Uphill Primary School.

Headteacher Mrs Samantha Hodder  
Deputy Headteacher Mrs Georgie Tinker  
School Business Manager Mrs Julie Bailiss  
Senior Business Support Mrs Becky Frise  
Business Support Mrs Alison Deane (Mon-Wed)  
Business Support Mrs Carol Blizzard (Fri)  
SENCo & Inclusion Mrs Sasha Allsopp  
Learning Mentor Mrs Lucy deScossa  
  Mrs Helen Hetherington (EY Specialist)  
Teaching & Support Teams Miss Kate Porter Mrs Jess Lewis (LSA)
EYFS & Year One Mrs Emma Sims Mrs Samantha Darby (LSA)
  Mrs Kate Patrick Mrs Jo Watson (LSA)
  Mrs Sarah Goode  
  Miss Hannah Westwood (Trainee Teacher)  


Year Two Mrs Gillian Lorimer Mrs Jenna Oliffe (LSA)
  Miss Phoebe Ware Mrs Anita Beal (LSA)
Key Stage Two Mr Andrew Clark Mrs Kate James (LSA)
  Mrs Steph Counsell (maternity leave) Mrs Jess Hood (LSA)
  Mrs Jody Elms (maternity cover) Mrs Melanie Haberfield (HLTA)
  Mr James Huntley Mrs Felicity Cobley (HLTA)
  Mrs Sasha Allsopp  Mrs Angela Clapson (LSA)
  Mrs Cate Want  
  Miss Alice Horn  
  Mrs Georgie Tinker (Upper KS2 Lead)  
  Mrs Heather Maynes (Lower KS2 Lead)  
1-1 LSA Support Mrs Julie Collis  
  Mrs Donna-Louise Coggins  
  Mrs Louise Murray  
  Mrs Sarah Hardwidge  
  Mrs Charlotte Kay  
Breakfast Club Mrs Debs Snoxall  
  Mrs Jackie Moore  
Fabulous Fun Club Mrs Karen Osment Ms Hannah Smith
  Miss Megan Goodhew-Smith Ms Kerstin Mehr
    Mrs Lesley Lambert
Positive Play Co-ordinator Miss Megan Goodhew-Smith  
Lunchtime Supervisors Mr Stephen Powell Mrs Lesley Lambert
  Mrs Hannah Smith Miss Kylie Rust
  Ms Kerstin Mehr Miss Kath Sawyer
  Mrs Tracy Morris Mrs Firdous Parveen
  Mrs Carol Mansfield Mrs Nicola Price

Mrs Beth Duffen

Mrs Katie Mercer


The most valuable resource within any organisation is the people that work within it. Here at Uphill Primary School we are very lucky to have a dedicated and supportive team. Our staff work hard to deliver the best educational experience they can for your children - always striving to exceed expectations and deliver a truly innovative learning environment.