St. Andrew's Primary School

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Ventrus MAT



Staff Structure 2023-24

Leadership Team

Mrs Leanne Arrowsmith – Head Teacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mr Mat Boult - SENDCo

Miss Ella Rice - EYFS Lead

Miss Steph Pinniger - KS1 Lead

Miss Lucy Steele - KS2 Lead

Class Structure

Dart Team - Foundation

Class Teachers:

Miss Ella Rice - Robins Class Teacher

Miss Nicola Einchcomb - Robins Class Teacher

 Mrs Sophie Knapp - Goldfinches Class Teacher

TA Support:

Mrs Tamsin Greenaway (HLTA)

 Mrs Jessica Couch

Miss Daisy Baker 

Mr James Bailey-Lewis 

Mrs Nicki Jackson

 Mrs Kerri Bailey

Exe Team – Years 1 and 2

Class Teachers:

Miss Steph Pinniger - Magpies Class Teacher, Year 1 

Mrs Caragh Colegate - Magpies Class Teacher, Year 1 

  Mrs Lucy Miller - Woodpeckers Class Teacher, Year 1 (Maternity Leave)

 Miss Emily Bristol - Woodpeckers Class Teacher 

Mrs Ali Emmett - Cuckoos Class Teacher, Year 2 

Mrs Naomi Cook - Doves Class Teacher, Year 2

Mrs Louise Jones - Doves Class Teacher, Year 2


 TA Support:

Mrs Paula Westaway

Mrs Hayley Cude 

Mrs Nicky Carver (HLTA)

Miss Jodie Copp


Otter Team – Years 3 and 4

Class Teachers:

Ms Julia Mlynarska - Jays Class Teacher, Year 3 

Miss Sian Withington - Skylarks Class Teacher, Year 3

Mr Ben Pote - Barn Owls Class Teacher, Year 4 

Miss Laura Westaway - Merlins Class Teacher, Year 4


TA Support:

Mrs Kirsty Pyke 

Mrs Michelle Tibbles

Mrs Lisa White 

Mr Thomas Harrison (HLTA)

Mrs Tamsin Greenaway (HLTA)

Culm Team – Years 5 and 6

Class Teachers:

Mrs Hannah Smith - Kingfishers Class Teacher, Year 5

Mrs Caragh Colegate - Kingfishers Class Teacher, Year 5 

Mr Sam Netherway - Starlings Class Teacher, Year 5 

Miss Lucy Steele - Eagles Class Teacher, Year 6

Mrs Caragh Colegate - Eagles Class Teacher, Year 6

Mrs Michelle Lockyer - Hen Harriers Class Teacher, Year 6 

TA Support:

Mrs Heidi Raybould

Miss Natalie Croker 

Mrs Clare Rosenwald 

Mrs Lois Levy

EAL Squad

This team works throughout the school to meet the needs of children with English as an additional language:

Mrs Hannah Smith 

Ms Julia Mlynarska

Pastoral Squad

This team works to meet the social and emotional needs of children throughout the school. They are largely based in our Thrive room:

Mrs Mandy Cousins (Parent Support Advisor / Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) )

Mrs Denise Killen

Administration Team

The office team work within the school reception area:

Mrs Tiffany Case

Miss Emily Francis

Mrs Julie Pike 

Mrs Sharon Harris

Catering and Kitchen Team

Mrs Christine Chamberlain

Mrs Bet Phillipson

Mrs Louise Partridge

Miss Shelby Ball

Mealtime Assistants

Mrs Angie Hawkins

Miss Claire Harris

Miss Hannah Partridge  

Mrs Andrea Wilson,

Mrs Pauline Edworthy

Mrs Jodie Hourican

Miss Natalie Croker 

Mr Gregory Gilmore 

Caretaking Team

Mr Rob Broomfield

Mrs Louise Partridge

Mrs Jenny Coleby

Mrs Angie Hawkins 

Ventrus MAT

Ventrus (formerly The Primary Academies Trust) was set up in 2011 by a group of like minded headteachers who wanted to build a stable and secure platform from which they could grow a network of excellent schools.

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