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The aim of NET Academies Trust is to promote and lead innovative practice in our schools and classrooms to help raise educational outcomes for all pupils.

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Meet the Staff and Trust

Staff List 2023-2024

Senior Leadership Team

Katherine Benson

Head of School 

Georgia Threadwell

Deputy Head (Maternity Leave)


Laura Biagioni 

Deputy Head (Maternity Cover)

Class Teachers EYFS

Suzanna Howe 

Reception - Honesty

Joyce D'Souza

Reception - Kindness

Class Teachers KS1

Jessica Falloon

Year 1 - Determination

Prodromina Georgiou

Year 2 - Responsibility 

Charlotte Chivers

 Year 1 & 2 - Confidence 

Class Teachers KS2

Sarah Cook

Year 3 - Courage

Georgina Downey

Year 3 & 4 - Respect

Scott Hession

Year 4 - Independence

Molly Mbofana

Year 5 & 6 Equality 

Rebecca Steer

Year 5 & 6 - Empathy

Donna Griffiths

Year 6 - Resilience

Nicholas Summerford 

Behaviour and Cultural Lead

Elizabeth Hunt 

Trainee Teacher

Samantha McGreal 

Trainee Teacher

Stacey Ferdenzi 

Trainee Teacher

Support Staff

Hayley Millross 

Office Manager

Claire Ford

Admin Assistant

Peter Newson

Site Manager

Lesley Chappell

Support Staff

Georgia Prior

Support Staff

Jayde Harris 

Support Staff

Lorraine Walls

Support Staff

Lorraine Swaab

Support Staff

Kimberley Bull

Support Staff

Sean O'Neil

Support Staff

Jackie Dunne

Midday Assistant

Barbara Loveday

Midday Assistant

Sarah Lamb

Midday Assistant

Kirsten Bacon Catering Manager
Deanna Swift Catering Assistant
Dawn Morgan Catering Assistant

Maria Oumaouche


Hayley Robinson


Mar Pillai


Ramandeep Dhinsa


Frances Eden 


Central Shared Service Team

Jo Coton

CEO/Executive Head

Kathy Collins

Chief Operations Officer

Anna Atkinson

Communications and Operations Manager

Mel Culverhouse

Operations Officer

Amanda Shaw

HR and Payroll Manager

Louise Hall

HR and Payroll Administrator

Sarah Plume

Finance Manager

Danielle Wehrli

Assistant Finance Manager

Ashley Whitbread

Finance Officer

Lynne Smith

Finance Assistant

Sarah Dunleavy

Finance Assistant 

Sally O'Donnell

Estates & Premises Manager

Linda Wagstaff

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Andrea Hanson

Director Of Inclusion

Lisa Pearcey

Trainee SENCo

Ruth Crowland

SENCo and Specialist Teacher Social Communication and Autism

Helen East

Specialist Teacher Specific Learning Difficulties

Anne Bonner

Speech and Language Therapist

Nicola Eves

Assistant SENCo

Gareth Wynne-Jones

Trust Development Lead &

Trust Mathematics Lead 

Victoria Fisher

Family Liaison Officer

Hannah Sandford

Curriculum Director

Rachel Divall

Specialist Teacher SLCN

Shaydon Robson

Apprentice Site Manager

Samuel Nicholls

Catering Assistant 


Welcome to the new Abbotsweld Website.

Our new website has a vibrant design along with intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation, following the family look of the NET Academies Trust. It is also fully responsive to mobile devices, making it easy to navigate on a wide range of web browsers and devices.

We have improved the structure of our content so you can find the information you require with ease. There’s a whole host of smaller but impactful changes to make your experience of the site much better.

This website is organic and we will continue to develop it further to suit everyone's needs. It will always be an evolving work in progress. We look forward to watching it grow and hope that you find it useful and enjoy browsing it.