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Name: Mrs Day

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Foundation Stage 1

Responsibilities: Foundation Stage Leader, Welcoming children and their parents and carers to Berry Hill. Ensuring children feel happy and secure, enjoy their learning and reach their full potential.

Interesting Fact: I collect cake stands and the oldest one I have is from 1918 – that's nearly a 100 years old. 

Name: Miss Harris

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Foundation Stage 1

Responsibilities: Welcoming children and their parents and carers to Berry Hill. Ensuring children feel happy and secure, enjoy their learning and reach their full potential.

 

Name: Mrs Swain

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Foundation Stage 2

Responsibilities: Healthy schools and Eco schools.

Interesting Fact: I love to go camping in my campervan with my family.

Name: Miss Hedges

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Foundation Stage 2

Responsibilities: Welcoming children and their parents and carers to Berry Hill. Ensuring children feel happy and secure, enjoy their learning and reach their full potential.

Interesting Fact: I have a son. I love to ski. I have been in a Chinese soap opera, taught English in Kenya and sung karaoke in Japan. Also, I have an identical twin sister.

 

Name: Mrs Snowden

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Foundation Stage 1

Responsibilities: Welcoming children and their parents and carers to Berry Hill. Ensuring children feel happy and secure, enjoy their learning and reach their full potential.

 

Name: Mrs Tranter

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 1

Responsibilities: Teaching and enhancing children’s learning, planning lessons, assessing learning, improving the environment and making resources.

Interesting Fact:  I have two children, a 12 year old boy and a 9 year old girl; I travel all over with my daughter as she competes in Irish dance and cheerleading; we are all obsessed with all things Disney.

Name: Mrs Miller

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 1

Responsibilities: Art, Design and Technology Leader, Health and Safety representative.

Interesting Fact: I have two children called Liam and Lucy; I enjoy visiting animal sanctuaries, and I have adopted an orangutan called Joly and a chimpanzee called Lulu.

Name: Mrs Price

Job Title: Assistant Head, KS1 Leader

Year Group: Year 2

Responsibilities: KS1 Leader, Computing and English Leader.

Interesting Fact: I have the same birth date as my husband.

Name: Mrs Kendall

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 2

Responsibilities: PE Leader (staff development, curriculum & after school coaching, sport fixtures & festivals, sporting events e.g. sport relief, sports days), First Aider, PTFA representative and Netball club.

Interesting Fact: I got married in the church where it is believed that Robin Hood married Maid Marian!

Name: Miss Senior

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 3

Responsibilities: RE Leader, The Gambia link teacher, JRSO Leader, Film Club, Media (School Website, Twitter etc.).

Interesting Fact: I spent 8 weeks working in the USA before coming to Berry Hill; I have a pet dog called Libby; I enjoy making cupcakes when I have any free time!

Name: Mr Wright

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 3

Responsibilities: Teaching and enhancing children's learning, planning lessons, assessing learning, improving the environment and making resources.

Name: Miss Matthews

Job Title: Year 4 Teacher and PPA Teacher

Year Group: Year 3 & 4

Responsibilities: Teaching across the school, History and JRSO Leader.

Interesting Fact: I am left handed; I have climbed the tower at Derby Cathedral even though I am scared of heights!

Name: Mrs Durham

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 4

Responsibilities: Geography, teaching and enhancing children’s learning, planning lessons, assessing learning, improving the environment and making resources.

Interesting Fact: I have seen the Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) in Norway. I have also held a scorpion, a golden eagle and had a tarantula on my head. 

Name: Miss Beighton

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 4

Responsibilities: Teaching and enhancing children’s learning, planning lessons, assessing learning, improving the environment and making resources.

Interesting Fact: I used to compete at Berry Hill for athletics in the hurdles and high jump. I have over 200 medals and trophies from dancing.

Name: Miss McIntyre

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 5

Responsibilities: EAL coordinator and School Council Leader.

Interesting Fact: I used to come to Berry Hill school when I was a child, Miss Brown was my headteacher then too; I have a cat called Crystal who I rescued from the RSPCA three years ago; I am half Scottish; I’m a mummy to a 2 year old boy, Mason.

Name: Mr Ford

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 5

Responsibilities: I will be teaching Year 5 (Miss McIntyre’s class) for one day a week.

Interesting Fact: I play acoustic guitar and electric bass (anything from Spanish/classical to rock) and perform around Nottingham.  I also teach guitar and bass in my spare time.

Name: Mrs Davis

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 5

Responsibilities: Teaching and enhancing children's learning, planning lessons, assessing learning, improving the environment and making resources.

Name: Mr Bell

Job Title: Teacher

Year Group: Year 6

Responsibilities: KS2 Leader. Teaching and enhancing children's learning, planning lessons, assessing learning, improving the environment and making resources.

Name: Mrs Quant-Epps

Job Title: Deputy Head Teacher

Year Group: Year 6

Responsibilities: Maths and Music Leader, Assessment, Take responsibility for the school when the Head Teacher is not on site.

Interesting Fact: I live in a Bakehouse, and I love making my own bread (when I have time!) I also make cakes, jam, mincemeat and chutneys.

Name: Miss Schofield

Job Title: PPA Teacher

Year Group: KS2

Responsibilities: I make sure that Key Stage 2 teachers have their PPA time. I spend a morning with Yr3s, 4s and 5s and three afternoons in Yr6.

Interesting Fact: I love roller coasters! The taller and faster the better! Alton Towers is one of my favourite places; the ride I enjoy the most is Nemesis.

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