Mrs T. Arckless – Pastoral Lead
I’m Tina. I have worked at Elmsleigh since 2002. I have worked in the Nursery and Rainbow Room as well as Mainstream school. At present I run the school’s Nurture Intervention programmes such as positive play with Hannah, my special friend in ‘Hannah’s Hideout’,. My main role is supporting families through various progammes and interventions and offer support for bereavement, separation, benefits, debt and any other difficulties. I’m married with three children and have lived in the area all my life.
Mrs S. Cotton
I am a special needs teaching assistant and work in Butterflies. I have worked at Elmsleigh since 2010 and love my job. I am married with two lovely daughters who take up most of my spare time. I enjoy reading, listening to music and meeting up with family and friends.
Mrs R. Flatt
Mrs L. Holmes
Hello, I’m Lyndsey Holmes, I work as a Teaching Assistant here at Elmsleigh School. Ive worked in childcare and special needs settings for over 15 years, I’ve been at Elmsleigh since 2009 and feel proud to be part of such an amazing team. I live with Mr Holmes and my two lovely little ladies. I love family time, we enjoy swimming, bike riding, horse riding and holidays.
Mrs J. Keeling
Hi my name is Julie Keeling. I have worked at Elmsleigh since 2000 and before this I did voluntary work at school. At the moment I work in the Rainbow Room. Before school I help to run breakfast club. I enjoy all of the varied jobs and work with some fabulous people. I have been married for thirty years and have three wonderful grown up sons. They all attended Elmsleigh when they were younger. In my spare time I love reading, going out for a meal, taking care of my family and spending time with family and friends.
Mr G. King
My name is Gareth and I support children in Nursery. I like drama and computers. I enjoy coming into school each day as everyone is so happy, helpful and kind.
Mrs S. Park
I have been working at Elmsleigh since 2002 and have loved every minute of it. I also work with the children with special needs and find this a wonderful and very rewarding job. I have a great relationship with my colleagues and between us, we feel like we’re one big family making this a happy and safe place for the children.
Mrs R. Stride
I’ve been a TA at Elmsleigh since 2008 and have now completed my HLTA qualification. I am married with one son. In my spare time I enjoy keeping fit, meeting friends for coffee, eating out and spending time with my family.
I love my job and am enjoying the rewards of my various roles in school. The children and staff of Elmsleigh really make it unique. Our schools is a safe, happy and fun place to learn.
Mrs J. Tizzard
Hi, my name is Julie Tizzard. I live with my husband Kev, son Ryan and we have two mischievious Labradors. We like to go caravanning and out for meals with friends. I have worked at Elmsleigh since October 1984 as a special needs teaching assistant. I am presently based in the Tigers Class and I am also the health and safety co-ordinator within school. My job is challenging yet very rewarding and we all work as a great team.
Mrs S. Smith
Hi my name is Sarah Smith. I am a special needs teaching assistant and currently support children in the Zebras Class. I also help to run breakfast club. I have been at Elmsleigh School since 2004 and attended Elmsleigh myself as pupil. I have a beautiful little family. I love spending time with my family and friends.