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Hi, I'm Mrs Rayner and I'm the Phase 1 leader (Nursery, Reception and Year 1) and I also support Acorn's nurture class. In my free time I like to go on woodland walks with my family.

Hi I'm Mrs Drever and you will find me either playing in the nursery or sorting out our many phonics resources! I am well known around the school for loving chocolate cake! When I am at home, I love spending time with my family and my pet dog called Waffles.

Hi, I’m Mrs Van Wyk. I’m an Early Years Teacher and usually covered in stickers, paint or glitter. In my free time, I enjoy yoga, swimming and wild camping!

"Hi, I'm Mr Pitcher, not Picture! I love playing in the Early Years garden and especially enjoy making castles, dens and obstacle courses! Outside of school I'm most happy when I'm on a bike ride with my family or playing football with my friends!

Hi, I'm Mrs Murphy and I am a class teacher in year one. I enjoy walking and cycling and exploring new places.

Hi, I’m Mrs Dilworth. You’ll usually see me in all areas of the school. In my spare time I love country walks with my family and baking or crafting with my children.


Hi, I'm Mrs Head and I'm based in reception class where I love to help children settle in and feel safe. In my spare time I love being with my grandchildren (4 at the moment, 1 on the way!)


Hello, I'm Mrs Nicholl. I am a teaching assistant in year 1. I like to read and take long walks along the seafront.


Hi, I'm Miss McLachlan (Katie to everyone as that's a bit of a mouthful!) and I'm based in reception where I love to create and role play. In my spare time I love to cook and spend time with my young nieces and nephews.


Hi, I’m Mrs Charlesworth and I am a teaching assistant in year 1. Outside of school I enjoy cooking and walking and doing arts and crafts with my daughter. 


Hi, My name is Miss young. You will usually find me serving up breakfast in the morning or playing in the Nursery. When I am at home I look after Tom who is a giant African land snail. He likes to eat cucumber and lettuce.


Hello I’m Miss Brown, I love going to the beach, interior design and usually have my camera ready at hand!


Hi, I’m Mrs Lee-Lewis, I am a mummy to 3 children and enjoy spending all my spare time making fun memories with them.

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Hi, I’m Miss McFarlane and you will find me in both of our amazing reception classes.  I love being outside helping the children extend their imagination and I enjoy creative play. In my spare time I enjoy swimming, going to the beach and woodland walks with my three children and our dog. 

Hello, my name is Mrs Dilworth and I work in the Nursery here at Ashford Oaks. When I’m not at work, I’ll be at home spending time with my husband, two children and two dogs! 

Hello I'm Gemma, I work in early years. I love helping children grow. At weekends I love to explore the outdoors with my 3 children.

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