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Staff

The staff at Diamond Academy will know your child well enough to know when to stretch, offering opportunities for accelerated learning to maintain their interest and develop their natural ability. Also know them well enough to know when to support with small teaching groups, in class support and individual one–to–one support.

Senior Leadership Team:

  • Interim Principal – Mary Foreman
  • Interim Assistant Principal – Patrick Miles
  • Operations Manager - Viv Harker
  • Lower KS2 Lead - Abi Jones
  • Upper KS2 Lead - Jennifer Lamb
  • SENDco - Caroline Clarke

Support Staff:

  • Family Support Worker (DSL) - Tracey Brookes

Teaching Staff:

  • Year 3 Teacher – Hannah Wilkins
  • Year 3 Teacher – Michelle Brooks
  • Year 3 Teacher (SLT) – Abi Jones
  • Year 4 Teacher – Emily Sanderberg
  • Year 4 Teacher - Darryl Westley
  • Year 5 Teacher - Mia Clark
  • Year 5 Teacher  – Jessica O'Brien
  • Year 6 Teacher  (SLT) – Jennifer Lamb
  • Year 6 Teacher (SLT) – Patrick Miles

Learning Support Staff:

  • Teaching Assistant - Parveen Akthar (HLTA)
  • Teaching Assistant (DSL) - Kirsty Johnson (HLTA)
  • Teaching Assistant and Forest School Lead - Naomi Wacker
  • Teaching Assistant - Jenine Garrett
  • Teaching Assistant - Claire Read
  • Teaching Assistant - Carol Bogacki
  • Teaching Assistant/Nurture Practitioner - Kim Barker
  • Teaching Assistant/Nurture Practitioner (DSL) - Helen Kittlety
  • Teaching Assistant - Emilee Bartlett
  • Teaching Assistant - Marta Farnley-Talbott
  • Teaching Assistant -  Michelle Ryan

Lunchtime Support Staff:

  • Midday Supervisor - Sue Hill
  • Midday Supervisor - Maria Hamilton
  • Midday Supervisor - Hayley Langford
  • Midday Supervisor - Michelle Atherton

Office Staff:

  • Receptionist - TBC
  • Finance - Viv Harker 

Site Staff:

  • Site Supervisor - Richard Snow 
  • Cleaner - Sue Hill
  • Cleaner - Leigh Cornwall
  • Cleaner - Hazel Sole
  • Cleaner - Michelle Atherton