Miss Davies, Co-Head Teacher, part-time Infant Class Teacher, Safeguarding Lead and Governor
From a very early age I always knew I wanted to work with children. After finishing my degree, I got my first teaching position in a small school as the infant teacher. Here I am now, Co- Head Teacher of Southrop C of E Primary. I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead this special school, with Mrs McLellan, and to see the children learn and flourish.
I love working in small schools, life is busy but you always feel part of the team. In my teaching capacity I am responsible for Music, PSHCE and I am the Designated Safeguarding Lead. I also ensure the children in Foundation Stage and Key Stage one are being provided with a fun and inspirational learning environment.
As the Co- Head teacher I am looking to show the children that they can succeed, actually more than that, ‘they can fly!’ I am very passionate about learning through our mistakes and our enjoyment.
Mrs McLellan, Co-Head Teacher, part-time Junior Class Teacher, Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Governor
I joined the school in 2008 starting out as a part-time teacher in the Junior Class. I am now part-time Co-Head Teacher and also teach 3 days a week in the Junior Class.
I trained as a teacher after having my own family and before that worked in IT.
Southrop School has a very special character and I feel lucky to have had the opportunity to work here for so many years and now lead the school along with Miss Davies. In any spare time I enjoy getting out on my bike into the countryside or gardening.
Mrs Tipple, part-time Infant Class Teacher
Mrs Lee, part-time Junior Class Teacher
My very first school report stated that I would be a teacher, and here I am all these years later, doing something I love. I qualified in 2005, and since then have travelled the length and breadth of England, teaching in a range of different counties, due to my husband being in the RAF.
I currently live in Carterton with my husband, son, twin daughters and two dogs. We are an active family and love to walk, run, swim and generally be outdoors; although my favourite hobby is to read. I love reading aloud to my little Lees, as well as making time for me to get lost in a book.
Here at Southrop C of E Primary, I will be teaching the Junior Class on a Thursday and a Friday. I am very much looking forward to working in a small village school, and getting to know the children, staff and the Southrop community.
Mrs Woodhams, Teaching Assistant
Mrs Butcher, Infant Class Teaching Assistant
I joined the Infant class in September 2018. I am mum to Amber and live in Carterton. I am a trained forest school leader and am also studying for a degree in Primary Education.
Mrs Frogley, Junior Class Teaching Assistant
I joined the Junior Class as a Teaching Assistant in September 2018. Prior to working in the school I was in the RAF working as a Crewman Instructor on chinook helicopters. I served in Afghanistan for a year in total. My passion in the classroom is maths and outside is sport and adventure. I love helping children learn and helping them find their talents and passions.
Mr Robinson, Teaching Assistant
Having retired from working in Children's Services in a neighbouring county I was delighted to join the school as a teaching assistant in 2015. I work part-time to support a specific child with special needs.
Mrs Martyn, 1-1 Teaching Assistant and After School Club Playleader
I joined Southrop primary school in June 2018 as a part time one to one teaching assistant, supporting special education needs.
I will also be doing a job share as after school play leader, which I am very excited about and looking forward to sharing activities I have researched with the children.
Mrs Simmons, School Administrator
I work in the office every morning dealing with many aspects of administration. I have been with the school for a number of years. Both of my children attended the school when they were younger.
Miss Hall, 1-1 Teaching Assistant and Midday Supervisor
I have lived in Lechlade all my life and generations of my family have attended Southrop School. I have enjoyed working with children of all ages throughout my working life, including children and young adults with special needs. I also spent a great summer at a camp in America coaching gymnastics. I am really looking forward to getting to know the pupils and staff and experience life at Southrop School.
Mrs Dawson, Midday Supervisor
I joined the staff in 2017. Several of my children have attended or still attend the school.
Mrs Williams, SEND Coordinator