EYFS Lead/Pre-School Teacherl.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello and welcome to EYFS. My name is Louise Whitfield and I graduated twenty years ago from the University of Sunderland with a BA(hons) in Primary Education.
I have been working at King Street Primary and Pre-School for over ten years and have worked in lots of different year groups during my time here, but I love my current role and can't imagine being any where else!
I consider myself very lucky to work with all of the amazing children who enter our doors every day.
I live in Spennymoor with my little boy and I have a LOT of pets. I have five rescue cats, two fish and two tortoises.
I enjoy reading, shopping and singing.
Early Years PractitionerS.email@example.com
Hello, my name is Sam Brown and I qualified with an Childhood Studies degree back in 2009, and I have experience working in Early Years for nearly 10 years now. I joined King Street Primary and Pre-School in 2015 working as a Teaching Assistant and Managing our Day Care After School Club. I currently work within our new Early Years unit I love working with our children and helping them develop on their learning journey. In my spare time, I like to spend time with my family, going shopping and going camping.
Early Years Practitioner
Hello, my name is Kate Starkie and I qualified around 15 years ago and started off my career by working in a private nursery. I have worked in King Street for a lot of years now and after working in many year groups, I recently joined the new Early Years Unit. I am manager of our award winning Breakfast Club. I love working with our children and seeing them grow. In my spare time, I like to spend time with my family, going shopping and having days out at the seaside.
Specialist sports assistant
It is my role to help ensure that children have a healthy start in life. I help children get active, help them improve their balance and support children who need a bit more support in their mobility.
Reception Class Teacherr.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hello, my name is Rebecca Simpson and I am the Reception Teacher at King Street. I graduated in 2016 with a BA Hons in Early Childhood from the University of Teesside. I then completed my teacher training with the outstanding teacher training provider High Force Education and graduated again in 2017 with a PGCE in Primary Education.
I thoroughly enjoy teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage, this will be my second year teaching Reception children. Before I began my teaching career I worked in a private day nursery for 5 years. I look forward to supporting children on their learning journey and watching them make excellent progress.
Early Years Practitioner
Hello, my name is Fiona Scott and I have experience working in Early Years for nearly 8 years now. I joined King Street Primary and Pre-School in 2015 working as a Teaching Assistant and working in our Day Care After School Club. I currently work within our new Early Years unit in Pre-School. I enjoy working with children and helping them learn through play. In my spare time, I like to spend time with my family, going shopping and walking my dog.
Hello! My name is Neil and I am a member of the Real Adventure Through Sport team. I provide Forest School sessions throughout our Early Years Unit.
My role at King Street EYFS Unit is to welcome the children. I love listening to stories whilst I lie under my heat lamp. I am very nosey and like to see what is going on in the classroom. I enjoy warm baths, dandelions and sleeping! I am a Hermann Tortoise and I am 3 years old.