Brimstone Butterfly - Year 2 - pencil and watercolour
class cover and Special educational needs
Shila GajjarBA (Hons) Economics, PGCE Economics and Mathematics, PGCE & Dip Ed Specific Learning Difficulties
Mrs Gajjar has taught in High Schools and throughout Key Stage 2. She leads Eco Schools in school, working closely with Dr Duberley. In 2016 Shila completed a Diploma in Specific Learning Difficulties which qualifies her to assess and teach pupils with dyslexia. She works one to one, with pairs and small groups with learning difficulties.
Carol RobertsCert Ed, PGCE
Mrs Roberts worked as a speech and language consultant teacher before working at Kingsmead. She is also a qualified dyslexia teacher.
'One book, one pen, one child and one teacher can change the world.'
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.
We are planning for the safe reintroduction of French club but there may be some disruption to usual provision.
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 DodsonBA French with Spanish
Mrs. Dodson teaches French at Kingsmead and Davenham primary schools.
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.
We are planning for the safe enough reintroduction of music lessons but there will be some disruption to usual provision during the coronavirus outbreak.
Alex HarperBMus 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 HarperBMus RNCM (Hons) - Clarinet
Mrs Harper teaches our clarinet and saxophone players. She also teaches with Edsential Music Service.
Natasha JonesDiploma 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.
Lesley MossBA (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 SingletonBMus (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.
Sue WhithamMA 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.
Extra Time sports provide qualified coaches who run after school sports clubs. Cheshire Judo provide clubs including Archery and Judo.