Mrs Bate

Mrs Bate

Teaching Assistant

Likes – walking and animals

Dislikes – Liver! uurgh!

Favourite Film – Beauty and the Beast

Favourite food – Roast beef + Yorkshire puddings

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – VE Day celebrations

Mrs Brewer

Mrs Brewer

Teaching Assistant

Likes –  Art/Crafts, Zumba, Walking and Meditation

Dislikes – Rudeness and Bullying

Favourite Book – Jane Eyre

Favourite Music – Conner Reeves and Gary Moore

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – When the whole school fell silent on Armistice Day

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 Butler

Mrs Butler

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Walking and Yoga

Dislikes – Litter

Favourite Film – Gone with the Wind

Favourite Song – September by Earth, Wind & Fire

Favourite Moment – when a pupil climbed a tree for the first time at Forest School and conquered their fear of heights

Mrs Cade

Mrs Cade

Breakfast Club Assistant, Teaching Assistant
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

 

Mrs Charlton

Mrs Charlton

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Chocolate, pasta, running and walking my sausage dog

Dislikes – spicy food and sweets

Favourite TV programme – Friends

Favourite Food – dairy milk buttons or Twirl

Mr Childs

Mr Childs

Headteacher

Likes – cooking, sport and reading

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

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

Favourite Musical Artist – Counting Crows & Tom McRae

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Becoming Headteacher of this amazing school – a very proud moment. 

Mrs Coleman

Mrs Coleman

Extended Schools Assistant
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 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 Everson

Mrs Everson

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Working out, shopping, eating out and fun things with my children

Dislikes – Selfishness and cold wet weather

Favourite Dance Music – Ultra Nate – Free

Favourite Ryarsh moment – getting a preview of the nativity

Miss Foxell

Miss Foxell

Teacher, Lion Class

Likes – Rugby, walking and chocolate

Dislikes – spiders and scary films

Favourite food – cake and chocolate biscuits

Favourite author – Roald Dahl

Favourite Ryarsh moment – meeting my class for the first time

Mrs Garrett

Mrs Garrett

Teaching Assistant

Likes – food(cooking and eating), holidays especially in the sunshine, spending time with my husband and girls

Dislikes – brussel sprouts, ‘mood hoovers’ and letting people down

Favourite food – salt and vinegar crisps

Favourite colour – green

Favourite Ryarsh moment – attending my first celebration assembly and realising how lovely the children, adults and school really is at Ryarsh

Mrs Harris

Mrs Harris

Assistant Headteacher

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 Heathfield

Mrs Heathfield

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Singing, dancing and acting

Dislikes – Spiders and hot weather

Favourite Film – Nativity!

Favourite Food – Chips

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Being welcomed so beautifully on my 1st day

Mrs Howman

Mrs Howman

Teacher, Dolphin Class

Likes – Good manners, laughing

Dislikes – birds, trifle

Favourite Book – Alice in Wonderland

Favourite Film – The Lion King/Miracle on 34th Street

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – receiving letters from the dinosaurs – we were so excited

Mrs Jennings

Mrs Jennings

Teaching Assistant, Office

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 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

 

Mrs McMulkin

Mrs McMulkin

Assistant Headteacher

Likes – Spending time with my family, cooking and reading

Dislikes – Spiders

Favourite book – The girl of ink and stars

Favourite film – Jurassic Park

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Watching the Fantastic Fred performance with Leopard class and Mrs Parker. We laughed a lot!

Mrs Morgan

Mrs Morgan

Teaching Assistant
Mrs Morris

Mrs Morris

Seahorse Class Teacher/ Key stage 1 Leader
Mr Nurdin

Mr Nurdin

Caretaker

Likes – Walking, gardening and bacon sandwiches

Dislikes – Disrespect, snakes, rubbish and ironing!

Favourite Band – Green Day

Favourite Moment at Ryarsh – Children greeting you with ‘Good Morning’

Mrs Parker

Mrs Parker

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Spending time with my family

Dislikes – Peas

Favourite Book – Goodnight Mr Tom

Favourite Music – Luther Vandross

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Meeting all the staff and pupils

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!

 

 

Mr Payne

Mr Payne

Orang-utan Class Teacher

Likes – Battenberg cake, Reading and days out with my family

Dislikes – White chocolate

Favourite food – Chilli Con Carne

Favourite film – any of the Marvel or James Bond series

Favourite Ryarsh moment – Our socially distanced dance-off on the field with the Year 6 leavers

Mrs Rochford

Mrs Rochford

Teaching Assistant
Miss Snow

Miss Snow

Teacher, Penguin Class

Likes – Spending time with my family, walking Bella, running and lovely manners!

Dislikes – Bad manners and cold weather

Favourite food – Roast dinner

Favourite Film – Home Alone

Favourite Ryarsh moment – working with such lovely children and parents, I feel very lucky! meeting Mrs Jennings 

                                                                                    

Mrs Tait

Mrs Tait

Teaching Assistant

Likes – Long walks in the country, keeping fit and having fun with my family

Dislikes – Feet!

Favourite Film – Mary Poppins and the original Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Favourite Food – Italian

Favourite Ryarsh Moment – Meeting Dolphin class for the first time

 

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

Mrs Tring

Mrs Tring

Teaching Assistant
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 Watts

Mrs Watts

Teacher

 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!