Mrs Bate Teaching Assistant Likes – walking and animalsDislikes – Liver! uurgh!Favourite Film – Beauty and the BeastFavourite food – Roast beef + Yorkshire puddingsFavourite Ryarsh Moment – VE Day celebrations Mrs Brewer Teaching Assistant Likes – Art/Crafts, Zumba, Walking and MeditationDislikes – Rudeness and BullyingFavourite Book – Jane EyreFavourite Music – Conner Reeves and Gary MooreFavourite Ryarsh Moment – When the whole school fell silent on Armistice Day Mrs Burbidge Office Manager Likes – Reading, Rugby and Charity WorkDislikes – Spiders and SnakesFavourite Food – Seafood (Not Oysters)Favourite Sport- Rugby UnionFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Celebrating 70 years of the current school Mrs Butler Teaching Assistant Likes – Walking and YogaDislikes – LitterFavourite Film – Gone with the WindFavourite Song – September by Earth, Wind & FireFavourite Moment – when a pupil climbed a tree for the first time at Forest School and conquered their fear of heights Mrs Cade Breakfast Club Assistant, Teaching Assistant Mrs Carrington Teaching Assistant Likes – Walking, Cycling, swimming, reading, white chocolateDislikes – Very hot weather, plain ChocolateFavourite Book – To Kill a MockingbirdFavourite Film – Bridget Jones Diary – The Edge of ReasonFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Jamie Mace being cheered by all the children on Sports Day Mrs Charlton Teaching Assistant Likes – Chocolate, pasta, running and walking my sausage dogDislikes – spicy food and sweetsFavourite TV programme – FriendsFavourite Food – dairy milk buttons or Twirl Mr Childs Headteacher Likes – cooking, sport and readingDislikes – cheese & cauliflower (cauliflower cheese is my worst culinary nightmare!)Favourite Film – Back to the Future, The Karate Kid, The Goonies and The Mighty DucksFavourite Musical Artist – Counting Crows & Tom McRaeFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Becoming Headteacher of this amazing school – a very proud moment. Mrs Coleman Extended Schools Assistant Mrs Crozier Teacher, Koala Class Likes – Hockey, SwimmingDislikes – Wet BreakFavourite Book – Wind in the WillowsFavourite Film – A Few Good MenFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Going on the Y5 Residential to Swattenden Mrs Eames Teaching Assistant, Seahorse Class Likes – Dancing, Art and Davina WorkoutFavourite TV – StrictlyFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Every Day; I love my Job Mrs Everson Teaching Assistant Likes – Working out, shopping, eating out and fun things with my childrenDislikes – Selfishness and cold wet weatherFavourite Dance Music – Ultra Nate – FreeFavourite Ryarsh moment – getting a preview of the nativity Miss Foxell Teacher, Lion Class Likes – Rugby, walking and chocolateDislikes – spiders and scary filmsFavourite food – cake and chocolate biscuitsFavourite author – Roald DahlFavourite Ryarsh moment – meeting my class for the first time Mrs Garrett Teaching Assistant Likes – food(cooking and eating), holidays especially in the sunshine, spending time with my husband and girlsDislikes – brussel sprouts, ‘mood hoovers’ and letting people downFavourite food – salt and vinegar crispsFavourite colour – greenFavourite Ryarsh moment – attending my first celebration assembly and realising how lovely the children, adults and school really is at Ryarsh Mrs Harris Assistant Headteacher Likes – Cycling, Long walks with my Dog, CakeDislikes – Eyeballs and PastaFavourite Book – Private PeacefulFavourite TV Presenter – Steve BackshallFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Building a home for the birds out of freshly cut grass with the children during my first playtime duty Mrs Heathfield Teaching Assistant Likes – Singing, dancing and actingDislikes – Spiders and hot weatherFavourite Film – Nativity!Favourite Food – ChipsFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Being welcomed so beautifully on my 1st day Mrs Howman Teacher, Dolphin Class Likes – Good manners, laughingDislikes – birds, trifleFavourite Book – Alice in WonderlandFavourite Film – The Lion King/Miracle on 34th StreetFavourite Ryarsh Moment – receiving letters from the dinosaurs – we were so excited Mrs Jennings Teaching Assistant, Office Likes – Cycling, Long walks with my Dog, CakeDislikes – Eyeballs and PastaFavourite Book – Private PeacefulFavourite TV Presenter – Steve BackshallFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Building a home for the birds out of freshly cut grass with the children during my first playtime duty Mrs Leach Admin assistant Likes – Eating chocolate and crispsDislikes – SnakesFavourite Book – Great ExpectationsFavourite Film – Home AloneFavourite Ryarsh Moment – When the children’s Decorations go up at Christmas Mrs McMulkin Assistant Headteacher Likes – Spending time with my family, cooking and readingDislikes – SpidersFavourite book – The girl of ink and starsFavourite film – Jurassic ParkFavourite Ryarsh moment – Watching the Fantastic Fred performance with Leopard class and Mrs Parker. We laughed a lot! Mrs Morgan Teaching Assistant Mrs Morris Seahorse Class Teacher/ Key stage 1 Leader Mr Nurdin Caretaker Likes – Walking, gardening and bacon sandwichesDislikes – Disrespect, snakes, rubbish and ironing!Favourite Band – Green DayFavourite Moment at Ryarsh – Children greeting you with ‘Good Morning’ Mrs Parker Teaching Assistant Likes – Spending time with my familyDislikes – PeasFavourite Book – Goodnight Mr TomFavourite Music – Luther VandrossFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Meeting all the staff and pupils 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! Mr Payne Orang-utan Class Teacher Likes – Battenberg cake, Reading and days out with my familyDislikes – White chocolateFavourite food – Chilli Con CarneFavourite film – any of the Marvel or James Bond seriesFavourite Ryarsh moment – Our socially distanced dance-off on the field with the Year 6 leavers Mrs Rochford Teaching Assistant Miss Snow Teacher, Penguin Class Likes – Spending time with my family, walking Bella, running and lovely manners!Dislikes – Bad manners and cold weatherFavourite food – Roast dinnerFavourite Film – Home AloneFavourite Ryarsh moment – working with such lovely children and parents, I feel very lucky! meeting Mrs Jennings Mrs Tait Teaching Assistant Likes – Long walks in the country, keeping fit and having fun with my familyDislikes – Feet!Favourite Film – Mary Poppins and the original Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryFavourite Food – ItalianFavourite Ryarsh Moment – Meeting Dolphin class for the first time Mrs Taplin Teaching Assistant Likes – Languages, music and readingDislikes – Bad spellingFavourite food – poached eggs on toastFavourite actor – Colin FirthFavourite Ryarsh moment – I love the Excellence Awards assemblies Mrs Tring Teaching Assistant Miss Tye Extended Schools Assistant Likes – Walking and keep fitDislikes – Bad mannersFavourite food – Anything that contains garlicFavourite film – Pretty WomanFavourite Ryarsh moment – Being part of the outstanding Ryarsh Team and meeting all the children Mrs Watts Teacher Class Teacher and FS/KS1 LeaderLikes: 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 cakeFavourite film: Inside I’m DancingFunniest Ryarsh moment: Dressing up as the Easter Bunny!