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Meet the people who help to make our school special.

At Eastfield there are a lot of small teams working together to ensure our children are the best that they can be. From lunchtime staff to the teachers and teaching assistants; we constantly talk to each other about children's well being and their learning. Here is a little bit of information on what they do.


Lisa Valla

Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Laura Summerfield

School Office

Mrs Gouldthorp is our School Administrator
Mrs Peak is our Reception/Clerical Assistant
Mrs Lambert is the Administrator for Club 4 U
Mrs Wickham is our Finance Officer
Mr McKay is our ICT Technician
They can answer many of your questions about the day to day running of our school.

Mr Runham is our caretaker

Lunch time

Mrs Owens is our school cook. If you would like to know about our school meals, please click here to see our menu. Each class has their own midday supervisor and they work under the direction of Mrs Haq.

Our inclusion team - Led by Mrs Oliver

Our Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCo), Mrs Oliver, leads a team to support social skills, children's speech and physical development as well as reading and mathematics.

Our Social Inclusion Team helps children who may be experiencing social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. The Inclusion sessions are run by Mrs Grice.

Our Additional Educational Support Team is Mrs Dear, Mrs Parsons and Mrs O'Sullivan. Mrs Di Siena supports the learning of children whose first language is not English. Mrs Dear supports speech and language learning.

The Key Stage 1 team - Led by Mrs Upson

Year One
Hedgehog Class: Mrs Dale and Mrs Summerfield
Owl Class: Miss Course

Year One/Two
Badger Class: Mrs Upson

Year Two
Raccoon Class: Miss Wilkinson
Otter Class: Mrs Foster

Teaching Assistants; Mrs Beckova, Mrs Hewitt, Mrs Marshall, Mrs O'Sullivan, Mrs Parish, Mrs Parsons, Mrs Seib and Mrs Snaith

The Foundation Stage team - Led by Mrs Valla

Fox Class: Mrs Cook and 
Ms Osborne run our Nursery and are supported by Miss Krolow and Mrs Steward-Brown who are Nursery qualified staff.

Reception Classes
Mouse Class: Mrs Harrisskitt and Ms Cousins
Rabbit Class: Miss Marshall
Squirrel Class: Mrs Beale 
and Mrs Hamilton
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Grice, Mr Parrat, 
Mrs Turner and Mrs Whitehead