Year 3

Mr M Haxell

Teacher (Australia)

My interests: I love all sports and keeping fit and I like to play football with my friends and go paddling on my kayak. I like all things computing and reading books about history. I’ve been a teacher for 5 years now and I love doing fun lessons and activities with the children I teach.

A fun fact about me: When I was younger, I once fell into a penguin enclosure at a zoo and got chased by a lot of very hungry penguins.

Mrs S Phillips

Teacher (India)

My interests: I love spending time with my family and friends. As a family, my four daughters, husband and I enjoy swimming and going camping. We also love trips to the beach, whatever the weather! I love music, especially live performances, and enjoy going to concerts when I can. I also love live comedy. Another pastime of mine is reading; I always have a book on the go!

A fun fact about me: I once jumped out of a plane and did tandem skydiving! This was a birthday gift off my brother and was an exhilarating experience!

Mrs J Dunmore

Teaching Assistant

My interests: I have 3 grown up children Laura, Amie and Joe who I love spending time with. I also have a baby granddaughter - who I think is my own baby. I love to socialise with my friends, I enjoying walking and like to read whenever I get chance. I have a huge interest in shopping - which is an expensive hobby but one I really enjoy .

I have been a teaching assistant for about 15 years I find it fun, interesting and rewarding .


Fun fact about me: I can recite the alphabet backwards underwater

And I’m a great joke teller


Mrs R Whyte

Teaching Assistant

My interests: I enjoy the outdoors, walking and run to keep fit.


Fun fact about me: I lead the singing when we stay over at Burwardsley



Miss S Wardle

Teaching Assistant

My interests: I enjoy being outdoors. Especially allowing the wind to blow through my hair riding my horse Merlin. Merlin was rescued as a family pet when he was born and has given me many happy memories since owning him.

I have been a teaching assistant since I was 17 and couldn’t think of a better job to have!


Fun fact about me:

My most embarrassing moment was whilst shopping, I ran behind an old lady and slam dunked my shopping in her trolly thinking it was my nan. My face was as red as a tomato!




Mrs K Stuffin

Teaching Assistant

My interests: I love spending time with my three daughters; Caitlin, Kayla and Lacie. We love walking with our dog Princess the pug and snuggling with our two cats Callie and Willow. My real passion is anything arty but most of all I love interior design. My dream would be to dress show homes!

I’ve lived in Germany for a year and my favourite part was the Christmas markets.


Fun fact about me: I love having funky hair and think I’ve had every colour of the rainbow, I've even had pink and purple dreadlocks.