Meet the Staff

Our Staff

A brief introduction of each member of staff.
Nic Ilic

Mrs Ilic is the Headteacher and is also the PE subject Co-ordinator and Assessment Leader. Mrs Ilic is the school's Designated Safeguard Lead, (DSL) and Looked After Children leader.

head@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Mrs Ilic has a BA(Hons) Degree with Qualified Teaching status.
Mrs Ilic also has a teaching commitment working Mondays in Thatchers, teaching swimming on Tuesday afternoons and Science in Foresters n a Friday afternoon.
She is First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis. She has completed training for Leadership and currently doing her National Professional Qualification for Headteachers. She has completed coaching courses for hockey, football and dodgeball and is a qualified swimming teacher.
Mrs Ilic has cycled from St. David's Point in Wales to Lowestoft, Suffolk (420 miles) for charity.

Kate Woodley

Mrs Woodley is our Early Years Leader, phonics and Writing co-ordinator and Deputy DSL.

woodley@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Class teacher for The Potters Class, Reception group.
Mrs Woodley has a BA(Hons) Combined Studies in Drama and American History degree and a PGCE in Primary Education 4-7 specialism. She has also attended training for Forest School BTEC level 1 and Middle Leadership.
Mrs Woodley is First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis. She also has completed training for Talk Boost and Sounds Write.
Mrs Woodley has 2 grown up daughters.

Charlotte Sides

Miss Sides is our Curriculum Leader, RE and PHSE Co-ordinator.

sides@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Miss Sides teaches in the Thatchers class (Year 1 and 2) Tuesday to Friday.
She has a BA(hons) Primary Education with Qualified teaching status. She also has attended foundation training in Drawing and Talking Therapy; received the Level 2 award in introduction to counselling skills; attended the national programme for specialist leaders of behaviour and attendance (DfE). Miss Sides is trained in Talk Boost and Sounds-Write. She is First Aid trained including training for Anaphylaxis.

Natalie Rayner

Mrs Rayner is also our Reading Co-ordinator.

rayner@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Mrs Rayner shares the teaching in the Weavers Class (Years 3 and 4) with Miss Brown.
Mrs Rayner has a BA Hons in Education with QTS (PGCE) degree with English specialism.
She has been trained for Team-Teach (Positive Handling Strategies), ELSA and bereavement.
Mrs Rayner is First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis She has completed training for Talk Boost and Sounds Write.

Natalie Brown

Miss Brown is our Science Co-ordinator.

brown@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Miss Brown shares the teaching in the Weavers Class (Year 3 and 4) with Mrs Rayner.
Miss Brown has a First Class BA (Hons) degree in Literature and a Graduate Teacher Programme with QTS (specialism Early Years 3-7).
She has completed training for Team-teach training (positive handling strategies) and Sounds Write.
Miss Brown is First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis.
Both of Miss Brown’s children have attended the school.

Rosanna Hedley

Miss Hedley is our Maths and Art co-ordinator

hedley@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Miss Hedley is the class teacher in the Foresters Class (Year 5 and 6).
Miss Hedley has a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art plus a PGCE qualification.
She is First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis.
Miss Hedley is trained in Sounds-Write.
Miss Hedley taught in Hong-Kong before training as a teacher.

Debi Downing

Mrs Downing is our SENCo.

downing@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Mrs Downing is an experienced teacher and Head teacher. She has taught across Wiltshire and is currently SENCo in Wylye Valley School as well.
Mrs Downing has a wealth of knowledge and is passionate about working with children, especially those with additional needs. Mrs Downing works at Crockerton School at least once a week.

Janet Aylesbury

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Aylesbury is the Senior teaching assistant, working mainly to support the older children. Mrs Aylesbury lives in Crockerton and produces most of our Key Stage Two dramatic performances.
Her own children attended the school. She is also a very proud Grandma of five.

Jemma Newbery

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Newbery is a teaching assistant and is also one of our Midday Supervisors and has one child attending the school.
Mrs Newbery has completed First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis.
She has training for ELSA, Talk and Draw and Talk Boost interventions.
Mrs Newbery is a qualified Rugby Coach.

Charlotte Massey

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Massey is a teaching assistant and is also one of our Midday Supervisors.
She has been First Aid trained including Anaphylaxis.

Liz Young

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Young is a teaching assistant and is also one of our Midday Supervisors.
She is First Aid trained including Paediatrics and Anaphylaxis.
Completed a Level 2 Course on Understanding Autism.

Emily Connolly

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Connolly is a teaching assistant and is also one of our Midday Supervisors.
She has First Aid training, including paediatrics and anaphylaxis.

Janette Bawden

Finance & Business Manager

admin@crockerton.wilts.sch.uk

Mrs Bawden is our Finance and Business Manager and runs the school office.

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Healthy Schools 2020
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