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Staff at Grove Primary School

Who’s Who at Grove Primary School

Senior Team

Mrs R Aldous

Executive Headteacher

Mrs Lauraine Barnes

Head of School, Westwood

Ms L Creed

Head of School.  Grove, ALT Associate  Leader

Miss Beth JonesAssistant Headteacher accountable for KS1, Phonics and Science at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary
Mrs Rachel KounnasAssistant Headteacher accountable for LKS2 at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary
Mrs Danielle GillingsAssistant Headteacher accountable for EYFS at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary.

Mrs Kelly Hough

Assistant Headteacher, Accountable for UKS2, Enrichment and Literacy at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary

Mrs Sarah Bayfield



Extended Senior Leadership Team

Mr S Moore

Humanities & RE&W Lead (Westwood and Grove)

Mr A Rough

Maths and Literacy Team (Westwood and Grove)

Mr J SandellComputing Lead (Westwood and Grove)


Subject Lead Teams

SubjectAccountable and Lead Staff MemberResponsible and Team Member

Mrs L Barnes

Mrs K Hough

Mr A Rough

Miss B Jones

Mrs D Gillings


Ms L Creed


Mr A Rough

Mrs D Gillings





Mr S Moore (W&G)

R. Kounnas

A. Bircham

N. Daly


GeographyMr S Moore (W&G)

N Daly

Miss A Bircham

REMr S Moore (W&G)

C. Bardsley

R, Allen

ScienceMiss B Jones (W&G)

Mr J Taylor

Mrs K Grey

PEMiss S Rogers (W&G)

Mr C Stent (W)

Mr B Fisher (G)

Miss Abi Grimmer

ComputingMr J Sandell (W&G)

Mrs C Rough 

Mrs L Bolan 

The Arts




Miss H Gee


Miss M Thacker

Miss S Clarke


DTMrs H Gee

Miss J Willeard

Miss B Spry

MusicMrs R Kounnas

Miss C Gardener

Miss T Butterfield


Mrs L Barnes 

Mrs R Kounnas

Mr K Bessey

Miss K Bailey

MFLMrs L Barnes (W&G)Miss J Willeard


Early Years

Miss Rebecca Spry

Daisy Class Reception Teacher

Miss Tara Butterfield

Buttercup Class Reception Teacher

Miss Rachel Allen

Bluebell Class Nursery Teacher

Mrs D GillingsEYFS Leader

Miss A Collins

EYFS Practitioner

Miss T Sutliff

EYFS Practitioner 

Mrs A McCarthy

EYFS Practitioner 

Mrs Z Howes

EYFS Practitioner and HLTA



Key Stage 1

Miss N Daly

Speedwell Class Year 1/2 Teacher

Miss S Rogers

Honeysuckle Class Year 1/2 Teacher

Miss K BaileyRose Class teacher Year 1/2 Teacher
Mrs C BardsleyTeacher (POD)

Miss B Jones 

KS1 Lead

Miss Chloe Patterson

Trainee Teacher

Mrs K BaxterTeaching Assistant
Miss S RoughTeaching Assistant

Mrs C Cleveland

Teaching Assistant

Mrs C Clarke

Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Fuller

Teaching Assistant

 Teaching Assistant
Mrs M WilkesHLTA (POD)
Ms H WilliamsTeaching Assistant (POD)


Lower Key Stage 2

Miss Rachel Kounnas and Ms Linda Bolan

Poppy Class Year 3/4 Teacher

Miss L Fayers

Snowdrop Class Year 3/4 Teacher

Mrs C Rough

Primrose Class Year 3/4 Teacher

Mrs C BardsleyTeacher (POD)
Mrs N LockTrainee Teacher
LKS2 LeadMrs R Kounass

Mrs C Goldsmith

Teaching Assistant

Mrs H Layzell

Teaching Assistant

Mrs M RoughTeaching Assistant
Ms H WilliamsTeaching Assistant
Mrs M WilkesHLTA (POD)


Upper Key Stage 2

Mr J Sandell

Willow Class Year 5/6 Teacher

Mr A Rough

Oak Class Year 5/6 Teacher

Mr K Bessey

Elder Class Year 5/6 Teacher

Miss M ThackerTeacher
Mrs C BardselyTeacher (POD)
Mrs K HoughUKS2 Lead

Mrs MC Bostock


Mr B FisherTeaching Assistant

Mrs K Gill


Ms H WilliamsTeaching Assistant (POD)
Mrs M WilkesHLTA (POD)


Support Staff

Mrs A Ball

Family Support

Mrs K Tallet-Pickess

Business Manager

Mrs A Thompson


Mrs B Watson


Mr B Fisher (PE SHED)

Sports Clubs

Mr J Osborn

Mr D Stride


Senior Site Manager

Assistant Site Manager

Mrs S Burrows


Mrs L Smith


Mrs L Skitteral


Mrs L GallacherCleaner