Teaching Staff

Brimstone Butterfly - Year 2 - pencil and watercolour

Find class teachers and teaching assistants in classes.

class cover and Special educational needs

Jessica Knight

BA (Hons) Primary Education

Mrs Knight returned from Maternity leave to take up a post covering classes for PPA, teaching children with SEND and providing pupil premium tuition.

Carol Roberts

Cert Ed, PGCE

Mrs Roberts worked as a speech and language consultant teacher before working at Kingsmead. She is also a qualified dyslexia teacher.

Debra Fielden

BSc (Hons) Applied Science, PGCE Primary

Mrs Fielden works as a regular supply teacher in school.

'One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.'

Malala Yousaifzi

Language Teachers

La Jolie Ronde French classes offer small group teaching through songs, chants, games and role play which enhance and extend children's learning of French in curriculum.

Alison Lindsay

MA in French and German. Institute of Linguists level 2 Spanish

Mrs Lindsay also teaches Spanish at Davenham CE Primary and French at Hartford Manor.

Sally Dodson

BA French with Spanish

Mrs. Dodson teaches French at Kingsmead and Davenham primary schools.


Music Teachers

Mrs Whitham leads performing, singing and instrumental tuition in school. Specialist music teachers provide instrumental lessons for children in years 4-6. Children learn in small groups on the same instrument.

Alex Harper

BMus RNCM (Hons) - Trumpet

Mr Harper teaches brass with us and Edsential Music Service. He leads the Vale Royal Training and Mezzo Bands and is the brass tutor for Cheshire Youth Orchestra.

Bethan Harper

BMus RNCM (Hons) - Clarinet

Mrs Harper teaches our clarinet and saxophone players. She also teaches with Edsential Music Service.

Natasha Jones

Diploma in expressive arts

Miss Jones has been in the music business for fifteen years before becoming a teacher. She has worked for Warner Brothers as a recording artist, made recordings for Island Records and toured in USA and Europe.

Sylvia More

BA GSMD - Violin

Mrs More teaches violin with us and at Sir John Deane's. She also plays with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and is the string tutor for Cheshire Youth Orchestra.

Lesley Moss

BA (Hons) - Classics - Flute

Mrs Moss teaches flute both here and at the County High School, Leftwich where our ex-pupils are members of the Flute Group and Band.

Catherine Singleton

BMus (Hons) Music - Cello

Mrs Singleton teaches with Edsential and leads Super Strings at Vale Royal. She is also the conductor of Cheshire Youth Training Orchestra.

Michael Walsh

BA (Hons) RNCM - Oboe

Mr Walsh teaches endangered instruments: bassoon, oboe and French horn to pupils in year 5 and 6. Pupils are offered endangered instrument scholarships at the end of year 4 when they have shown an outstanding commitment to music.

Sue Whitham

MA Cantab (Hons) - Cello

Mrs Whitham teaches classes in Key Stage 1, recorder and reading music to pupils in Year 3 and singing in Key Stage 2. Mrs Whitham also conducts our Wind Band and Recorder and String Orchestra. Mrs W can play almost every instrument we teach in school.

Sports Coaches

Extra Time sports provide qualified coaches who run after school sports clubs. Mr Jackson and Mr Wilkinson coach our football team.

Lauren Brown

BA (Hons) Sports Development & Coaching, level 2 Football and Dodgeball

Miss Brown works for ExtraTime, coaching sport after school and at lunchtime.

Paul Jackson

FA Football Coach

Mr Jackson worked as a police officer before qualifying with the FA as a Football Coach. Mr Jackson is ably supported by Mr Wilkinson.

Sophie White

BA (Hons) Physical Education

Miss White, an ExtraTime coach, teaches sport after school with Miss Brown.