Mesty Croft Academy

Believe and Achieve


Meet the Team

Our Staff from September 2020


Our Senior Leadership Team:

Headteacher: Mrs L Bray (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Deputy Headteacher (Year 5/6 Lead): Mr R Shaw (Deputy DSL)

Assistant Headteacher (Year 2/3/4 Lead and English Lead): Miss R Kelsey (Deputy DSL)

EYFS/Year 1 Lead and SENCo: Mrs S Aggarwal (Deputy DSL)

School Business Manager: Mrs J Rana


Chair of Governors: Mr A Houlston

Vice Chair of Governors: Mrs C Hodgkins


Our Teaching Staff:

Year 6: Miss M McArdle, Miss R Kelsey and Mr R Shaw

Year 5: Mr A Fellows and Mrs L Fitzgerald

Year 4: Miss E Dukes and Miss A Jones

Year 3: Miss N Markham-Randall and Mrs C Gallagher

Year 2: Miss J Robinson and Miss J Lyne
Year 1: Miss D Armstrong and Miss K Samra

Reception: Mrs S Aggarwal, Mrs S Broster and Mrs J Thickett

Nursery: Miss J Neal

Miss S White and Mr J Wood


Our Support Staff:

Year 6: Mrs E Whitehurst and Mrs L Leadbeater

Year 5: Mrs G Shaw

Year 4: Mr L Smith and Mrs J Turner

Year 3: Mrs T Elks, Mr J Preece and Mrs C Lloyd

Year 2: Mrs R Mansell, Mrs K Binning and Mrs C Taylor

Year 1: Mrs H Ore and Mrs R Evans 

Reception: Mrs S Daniels, Miss A Owen and Mrs R Begum

Nursery: Miss G Farley and Mrs D Chawner 



Our HLTAs:

EYFS: Miss G Farley

Key Stage 1: Mrs L Baker

Key Stage 2: Mrs T Elks



Inclusion Manager: Mrs C Jackson (Deputy DSL)

Speech, Language and Communication: Mrs L Marriott

Sports Ambassador: Mr B Lester

Family Support Practitioner: Mrs D Dhanda (Deputy DSL)


Office Manager: Miss S Bate

Administrator: Mrs M Civil


Our Site Team:

Site Manager: Mr P Morton

Cleaners: Mrs T Loynes, Miss E Tipton and Miss K Doody


Our Lunchtime Supervisors and Servers:

Mrs A Davies, Miss L Doody, Ms R Doody, Mrs D Hall, Ms D Kilpatrick,

Mrs J Fearn, Mrs S Madeley, Miss E Tipton and Miss R Russell

Dolce Serving Staff - Ms H Whale and Miss C Sargeant


Our Breakfast Club Attendants:

Miss C Shakespeare, Ms A Burton, Ms R Doody and Mr L Smith