Team Lanesend

Our staff are known as "Team Lanesend" and as a team we are all here to help every child develop their learning potential.

Content is still to be added.

Meet our team:

Quick links
Headteacher and Deputy - Premises - Lunch team and Kitchen team - Teachers - LSAs - Office team - Inclusion Team - Additional Teaching Staff - Music Tuition

Headteacher and Deputy


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
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Angie Jennings

LSA
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April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
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Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


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Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


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Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


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Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


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Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Premises


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
email me here


read more...

Angie Jennings

LSA
email me here


read more...

April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
email me here


read more...

Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


read more...

Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Lunch team and kitchen team


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
email me here


read more...

Angie Jennings

LSA
email me here


read more...

April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
email me here


read more...

Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


read more...

Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Teachers


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
email me here


read more...

Angie Jennings

LSA
email me here


read more...

April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
email me here


read more...

Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


read more...

Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

LSAs


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
email me here


read more...

Angie Jennings

LSA
email me here


read more...

April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
email me here


read more...

Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
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Nicky Domoney

LSA
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Ruth McDonough

LSA
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Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


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Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
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Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Office team


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
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Angie Jennings

LSA
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April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
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Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


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Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


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Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


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Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


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Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


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Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


read more...

Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Inclusion Team


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
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Angie Jennings

LSA
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April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
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Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


read more...

Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Additional Teaching Staff


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
email me here


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Angie Jennings

LSA
email me here


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April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
email me here


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Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
read more...

Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


read more...

Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
read more...

Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
read more...

Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
read more...

Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
read more...

Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
read more...

Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
read more...

Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
read more...

Lisa Cooper

LSA
email me here


I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
read more...

Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
email me here


 
read more...

Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
read more...

John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
read more...

Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
email me here



read more...

Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
read more...

Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
read more...

Music Tuition


Amanda Holbrook

LSA
email me here


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Angie Jennings

LSA
email me here


read more...

April Downie

Learning Support Assistant
email me here


read more...

Bonnie McBride

LSA
Email me here


read more...

Cariad Downer

Trainee Play Therapist and LSA
email me here


read more...

Emma Gallagher

LSA
email me here


read more...

Harland Kellett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Jackie Thornett

LSA
email me here


read more...

Louise Stone

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend in November 2018 and love being part of Year 2. I am currently studying a Level 3 Diploma in Learning Support and Teaching Assistant and I have a degree in Psychology.
read more...

Nicky Domoney

LSA
email me here


read more...

Ruth McDonough

LSA
email me here


read more...

Leanne Hyde



I have recently joined the Lanesend team as an LSA in reception. I feel really pleased to be part of an amazing team. I have lived on the Island all my life and spent my early adult years travelling around America. I now have two teenage boys so I spend most of my time on a football pitch as a football mum. I'm looking forward to learning with the children, everyday has been different and I'm excited for
read more...

Emily Pilsworth

Learning Support Assistant

I started volunteering at Lanesend and then I got a job as a 1:1 working in year 6 and year 4. Since then I have worked in year 6 and this year I am working as a LSA in year 4. I love helping the children with art and craft projects and listening to them read. In my spare time I love to spend time with my family. Going to the beach and walking our dog Luna.
read more...

Dayna Welsman

Learning Support Assistant

I have recently started my role as Learning Support Assistant in Reception and Year 1. Prior to this I volunteered in Reception for 3 years whilst I completed my degree in Early Childhood Studies. My previous experience within childcare began when I finished school, being given the opportunity to move to Germany and care for a family of four children. My career path took a detour towards IT but following the birth
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Mai Trang

Learning Support Assistant


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Gemma Mackinnon

Learning Support Assistant

I joined Lanesend Primary School in September 2018, I am currently working in Year 4 as an LSA.  I absolutely love my job being able to watch the children learn and grow in confidence, and being part of a wonderful team.I have two children who also attend Lanesend and I couldn’t wish for a nicer place for them to learn and make friends.I am very fortunate to have moved to the Island 11 years ago from Kent
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Hayley Gadsby

Learning Support Assistant

This is my fourth year being a part of ‘Team Lanesend’. I am currently working as an LSA in reception. My job is so rewarding and I love to watch the children blossom in their own unique ways, it’s such a special moment. Prior to working at Lanesend, I was a nanny and then a childminder for nine years. Throughout those years I have gained many childcare qualifications and have a great knowledge and understanding of
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Nikky Westmore

​Learning Support Assistant

I started working at Lanesend Primary School in September 2015 as a 1:1 Learning Support Assistant.I feel privileged and very proud to be working with such an amazing team of both staff and children.Working with children and helping them reach their full potential has always been my passion.My previous experience is within the Early Years where I worked for 9 years at a local playgroup.I became Deputy Manager in
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Jane Richmond

Early Years Teaching Assistant

Every day is a surprise. The spontaneity of children can be exciting, challenging, noisy, messy, fun and many other things, but never dull and always very rewarding. I love it when the children go that bit further and surprise themselves. I started here when my daughter was in year 1, she’s twenty six now so I’ll let you work out how long I’ve been lucky enough to spend my days with these amazing little people (the
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Kathryn Brett

Learning Support Assistant

I have been working and volunteering in Reception for just over a year now supporting children and staff. I feel very lucky to be part of such a wonderful community at Lanesend, and be not only supported, but also inspired by such an experienced and encouraging team.I feel privileged I have the opportunity to interact with such special and amazing children each and every day, I get to see them learn, grow and
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Charlotte Rothwell

Learning Support Assistant

I’m Charlotte Rothwell and I’m in my 3rd year working at Lanesend Primary. I’ve worked 2 years in year 1 and now this year I’m working in Reception. I love my job and the job satisfaction it brings with it. I love how we as a school are always going over and above for the children in the school.  My expertise lie in key stage 1 having had lots of experience as a child minder for 12 years previous to my job
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Rachel Clark

Learning Support Assistant

I spent many years hair dressing and eight years ago decided to have a complete career change and have never looked back. I am currently working in year 1 for the second year running. I qualified as a higher level teaching assistant earlier this year so I am lucky enough to actually teach on a occasion. I enjoy spending time with my family and dogs and love cooking. I am fortunate to do the gate every morning and
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Lisa Cooper

LSA
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I have been here at Lanesend Primary since June 2016 as an LSA in Year 2. During my time here I have seen what the term 'school community' actually means. I have been welcomed by staff, children and parents which has made me feel part of the team.Before Lanesend I worked at another island primary school as a teaching assistant. I am a mother of 3 boys and enjoy spending time with them and my partner.
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Maria Revert-West

​Learning Support Assistant
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Michelle Miller

​Learning Support Assistant

I have worked at Lanesend Primary for just over a year. I am currently working in Year 3 as a LSA and I love supporting them in their learning. Each day is different here, with exciting and challenging events for the children to participate in. Over the past year I have been very fortunate to watch their confident grow, as well as two of my own children who attend Lanesend Primary.Since starting at Lanesend I have
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John Clark

Learning Support Assistant

Hi, my name is John Clark. I have been at Lanesend Primary for nearly three years. Before I came to this school, I spent eleven years in the prison service. Before that I worked for the Ministry of Defence. I have also served in the Army for nine years. The time spent in this school has been one of my happiest, this is mainly due to the staff and the amazing children that I get to work with everyday.
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Nat Finch

Learning Support Assistant
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Simone Smith

Learning Support Assistant

I am 50 years old and have worked at Lanesend for 4 years, firstly as a MSA then I trained to become a LSA. I have 3 children aged 32, 30 and 11! My youngest attended Lanesend and I feel the school prepared her well for secondary school. I have two grand-daughters (and one honorary), one of which is in Year 1 at Lanesend. She has additional education needs and our AEN department is amazing at the things they do for
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Kat Norcutt

Learning Support Assistant

This is my 9th year at Lanesend. I have had many years working in Year 6 but this year I have moved down to Year 2 which is a big change but a great experience. During my time at Lanesend I have completed my Higher Level Teaching Assistant course which means I have the pleasure of whole class teaching now and again. I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, going for walks, to the cinema and out
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