Mrs Angear

Mrs Angear

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Spending time with family

Dislikes – Heights and spiders

Favourite singer – Robbie Williams

Favourite films – musicals

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Listening to all the children singing in the hall

Mrs Austin

Mrs Austin

Headteacher

Likes: korfball, Strictly Come Dancing and gluten-free pizza

Dislikes: celery, spam emails

Favourite film: Lost in Translation

Favourite food: mussels and chips

Favourite Ryarsh moment: our wonderful Year 6 children full of confidence and fantastic performances in their final school production

Mrs Balsdon

Mrs Balsdon

Lunchtime Supervisor
Mr Barnes

Mr Barnes

Caretaker

Likes – Money, antiques, musical instruments, playing guitar, boot Sales

Dislikes – Custard, jelly and ghosts

Favourite Book – Encyclopaedia and Cheque Book

Favourite Film – African Queen and Life Stinks

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Penguin Class signing ‘Happy Birthday’ on my 63rd

Miss Brooks

Miss Brooks

Cleaner
Miss Brooks

Miss Brooks

Cleaner
Mrs Burbidge

Mrs Burbidge

Office Manager

Likes – Reading, Rugby and Charity Work

Dislikes – Spiders and Snakes

Favourite Food – Seafood (Not Oysters)

Favourite Sport- Rugby Union

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Celebrating 70 years of the current school

Mrs Cade

Mrs Cade

Breakfast Club Assistant
Miss Carden

Miss Carden

Teacher, Dolphin Class

Likes – Shopping, eating, laughing, having fun and lists

Dislikes – Rain

Favourite Author – Lee Child

Favourite Film – You’ve Got Mail

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Productions & class assemblies

 

Mrs Carrington

Mrs Carrington

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Walking, Cycling, swimming, reading, white chocolate

Dislikes – Very hot weather, plain Chocolate

Favourite Book – To Kill a Mockingbird

Favourite Film – Bridget Jones Diary – The Edge of Reason

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Jamie Mace being cheered by all the children on Sports Day

 

Mr Childs

Mr Childs

Deputy Headteacher, SENCo

Likes – cooking, sport & reading Mr Gum stories aloud! 

Dislikes – cheese & cauliflower (cauliflower cheese is my worst culinary nightmare!)

Favourite Film – Back to the Future, The Karate Kid, The Goonies &The Mighty Ducks

Favourite Musical Artist – Counting Crows & Tom McRae

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – during our most recent sports day when all of year 6 decided to finish their final race in the school hand in hand – a very ‘Ryarsh’ moment! 

Mrs Cowell

Mrs Cowell

Lunchtime Supervisor

Likes – Running, Socialising, Reading

Dislikes – Rainy Days

Favourite TV – Watching Strictly Come Dancing with my Daughter on Saturday Night

Mrs Crome

Mrs Crome

Teaching Assistant, Librarian, Lunchtime Supervisor

Likes – 80’s Music, Film Scores, Going on Holiday, Ant + Dec

Dislikes – Baked beans, Tomato Ketchup and Bad Manners

Favourite TV – Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Friends

Favourite Film – Dirty Dancing, The Sound of Music

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Viking Day, Especially discovering the game of KUBB

Mrs Crozier

Mrs Crozier

Teacher, Koala Class

Likes – Hockey, Swimming

Dislikes – Wet Break

Favourite Book – Wind in the Willows

Favourite Film – A Few Good Men

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Going on the Y5 Residential to Swattenden

Mrs Deadman

Mrs Deadman

Cleaner

Likes – Cooking

Dislikes – Washing up

Favourite book – War Horse

Favourite TV – Paul O’Grady – Battersea Dogs Home

Mrs Eames

Mrs Eames

Teaching Assistant, seahorse Class

Likes – Dancing, Art and Davina Workout

Favourite TV – Strictly

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Every Day; I love my Job

Mrs Evans

Mrs Evans

P.E Teaching Assistant
Mrs Hale

Mrs Hale

Teacher, Orang-utan Class

Likes – Cycling, Long walks with my Dog, Cake

Dislikes – Eyeballs and Pasta

Favourite Book – Private Peaceful

Favourite TV Presenter – Steve Backshall

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Building a home for the birds out of freshly cut grass with the children during my first playtime duty

Mrs Harris

Mrs Harris

Teacher, Penguin Class

Penguin Class Teacher and FS/KS1 Leader

Likes: Baking, chocolate, running, taking my son swimming and going on fun adventures with my family.

Dislikes: Baked beans and being late!

Favourite foods: chocolate and cake

Favourite film: Inside I’m Dancing

Funniest Ryarsh moment: Dressing up as the Easter Bunny!

Mrs Hyslop

Mrs Hyslop

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Walking, Cycling, Cooking, Gardening and Room 101

Dislikes – Trainers and sports clothes when not doing sport

Favourite book – Rebecca – Dephne du Maurier

Favourite Film – Captain Philips

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Christmas time and glitter

Mrs Jennings

Mrs Jennings

Teaching Assistant, Lion Class. Office

Likes – Lunches out with friends, holidays and travelling, a well made cup of Tea

Dislikes – Spiders and Cold Weather

Favourite Band – ABBA

Favourite Film – Grease

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – 1940’s week

 

Miss Jones

Miss Jones

Teacher, Leopard Class

Likes – Good manners, smiling and the colour red.

Dislikes – Birds, trifle, walking slowly.

Favourite author – Lewis Carroll

Favourite book – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Year 5’s ‘interpretive’ dances to Hercules ‘Zero to Hero’!

Mrs Leach

Mrs Leach

Admin assistant

Likes – Eating chocolate and crisps

Dislikes – Snakes

Favourite Book – Great Expectations

Favourite Film  – Home Alone

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – When the children’s Decorations go up at Christmas

 

Miss Lucas

Miss Lucas

Teacher, Seahorse Class

Likes – Chocolate, Cooking, Dancing and Lazy Sundays

Dislikes – Being cold and having colds

Favourite Book – The Time Travellers Wife

Favourite TV Show – Strictly Come Dancing

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Excited faces on the first day of term! 🙂

Miss Lucas

Miss Lucas

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Theatre/Musicals, Dancing, Disney, cooking, reading, ‘ Elaine Paige on Sunday’, good manners

Dislikes – Snakes, Being Cold, Bad Manners

Favourite Book – Anne of the Green Cables, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Favourite Musical – Les Miserables

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Getting to know all the Children, dancing with Dolphin Class during ‘Wet Play’

Mrs Malins

Mrs Malins

Teacher

Likes – Sunny Days, Eating Chocolate, Reading Books

Dislikes – Getting up in the dark/early

Favourite Book – Anything by Roald Dahl

Favourite Film – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – All the productions that I’ve Been involved in

 

Mrs Parfitt

Mrs Parfitt

Teaching Assistant, Extended Schools Supervisor

I like walking, running – especially early in the morning, kayaking and days out with my family.

I dislike tomatoes and big spiders!

My favourite TV series are police or crime dramas and period dramas.

My favourite food is pasta!

 

 

Mrs Porter

Mrs Porter

After School Club Assistant

Likes – Swimming, reading, walking and keeping fit. Especially spending time with my family.

Dislikes – Rudeness

Favourite film – Sunshine on Leith

Favourite song – Woman in red

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Returning to Ryarsh as an employee after seeing my own boys as pupils here 29 years ago

 

Mrs Rootes

Mrs Rootes

Lunchtime Supervisor

Likes – Dogs, Theatre, Holidays, Chocolate, eating out, living in Ryarsh, children

Dislikes – Selfishness, Feeling Dizzy

Favourite TV – Strictly, Downton Abbey, For the Love of Dogs, TV Dramas

Favourite Film – Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Sleeping with the Enemy, Shawshank Redemption

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – School performances (Especially the funny Bits)

Miss Snow

Miss Snow

Teacher

Likes – Football, Rugby, shopping and spending time with my children!

Dislikes – Poor presentation and bad manners

Favourite Book – The Hodgeheg and any Roald Dahl book

Favourite TV Show – X Factor

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Seeing the children so excited on the first day of term! 

Mrs Sutton

Mrs Sutton

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Shopping, being with Friends and Family, shoes and handbags

Dislikes – Bad Manners (not the band)

Favourite Book – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Favourite Film – Pretty Woman

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Dressing up as a fire woman in year 1

Mrs Taplin

Mrs Taplin

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Languages, music and reading

Dislikes – Bad spelling

Favourite food – poached eggs on toast

Favourite actor – Colin Firth

Favourite Ryarsh moment – I love the Excellence Awards assemblies

Miss Tye

Miss Tye

Extended Schools Assistant

Likes – Walking and keep fit

Dislikes – Bad manners

Favourite food – Anything that contains garlic

Favourite film – Pretty Woman

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Being part of the outstanding Ryarsh Team and meeting all the children

Mrs Whittall

Mrs Whittall

Teacher, Penguin Class

Likes netball, shopping and musicals

Dislikes peas, rice and flying!

Favourite musical Chicago

Favourite food Steak (medium rare) and chips

Funniest Ryarsh moment doing the Conga around the school with Year 2 during our end of Year party.

Mrs Wildish

Mrs Wildish

Teaching Asssistant

Likes – Good food and wine

Dislikes – Animal cruelty

Favourite book – Marley and Me

Favourite Film – Born Free

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Watching children grow from Reception to Year 6