Mrs Patterson is our headteacher and Lead Learner. She joined us in April 2017 bringing a range of experience at leadership level spanning 17 years. Mrs Patterson has taught in schools across the south of England and is also a School Evaluation Partner for Dorset schools.
Mrs Lombard is deputy head, teaches in Year 3 and is a member of the Senior Leadership Team. She holds responsibility for teaching & learning and assessment across the school and leads mathematics. Mrs Lombard is our Designated Safeguarding Lead. She is also a Specialist Leader of Education and has worked in schools in London and Dorset.
Mrs Amy Belcher
Mrs Belcher joined us in September 2017 and teaches Y6 Snapper class alongside Mrs Boucher. She is our assistant head, and a member of the Senior Leadership Team. Mrs Belcher leads English across the school.
Miss Brandom joined St. Andrew's in September 2016. She has taught in Year 6 and in Year 4 and is our Special Needs Co-ordinator. Miss Brandom is currently on maternity leave, and we are joined for one day each week by Mrs Zoe Wood, SENCo at one of our Hub Partner Schools, St John's.
Early years Lead
Mrs Croft joined us in September 2017 and is very excited about moving the EYFS department forward.
Mrs Blackmore joined St Andrew’s School in September 2015 and teaches in Reception alongside Mrs Croft.
Mrs Martin joined us in January 2018 and currently teaches Y1 Seahorses.
Mrs Mitchell joined St Andrew’s in September 2002 and is part of a job share team in Y1 Turtles. She has responsibility for Worship and leads the Worship Council.
Mrs Rose joined us in September 2016 and is the other 'half' of the job share team in Turtle class.
Mr Spokes joined St Andrew’s in September 2013 and teaches in year two. He is responsible for the development of phonics at KS1, including our new intiative Read,Write, Inc.
Mr Warren has been part of the team since April 2000; he teaches Y3 Penguins as part of a job share with Mrs Lombard. Mr Warren has responsibility for computing.
Mrs Startin joined St Andrew's way back in 1993! She teaches Y3 Seals and is responsible for the teaching and learning of music.
Miss Randall joined St Andrew’s in September 2014 and teaches Y4 Dolphin class. She supports Mrs Lombard in the
teaching and learning of Mathematics at KS2.
Mr Cain joined St Andrew’s in September 2013 and teaches Y4/5 Whale class. Mr Cain supports Literacy with Read,Write,Inc at KS2
Miss Lyndley joined St Andrews in January 2018 and currently teaches Y5 Sharks .
Mrs Boucher joined St Andrew’s in September 2003 and teaches Y6 Snapper class with Mrs Belcher. She is
responsible for Sport and PE across the school.
Ms. Karen Johnstone joined St. Andrew’s as an NQT in September 2000. She has worked in Years 1,3,5 and 6 and has been responsible for the teaching and learning of Mathematics and is a MaST specialist. She is currently responsible for Science and teaches Y6 Swordfish class.
Mrs Stone teaches part-time and teaches PE across the school. She also provides staff training and coaching support as part of the Sports Premium Funding.
Mrs Jessica House
After School Care
Mrs Debbie Newens
Mr Mark Sorokopud
Mrs Brenda Hickman
Mrs Grace Bishop