Abbey Gates
Primary School

Mrs Buckley

Office Assistant

Mrs Buckley

Name: Mrs Buckley

Likes: Walking in the fresh air, spending time with my family and dancing with my friends!

Dislikes: Brussel Sprouts

Favourite colour: Green

Favourite children's book: Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

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Revd Claire Melless

Associate Member

Revd Claire Melless

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Mrs Bosworth

FSU / KS1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Bosworth

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Mr Martin

Year 6

Mr Martin

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Mr Dannourah

Associate Member

Mr Dannourah

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Mr Bosworth

Site Manager

Mr Bosworth

Likes - Football, pirate history,Gaming, Disney, Chillies, Cup of Yorkshire gold tea
Dislikes - Glitter [��] , sweet and savoury together, Rugby
Favourite Meal- Spaghetti Bolognese

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Mrs Rivis

KS2 TA / Midday Supervisor

Mrs Rivis

Mrs Rivis

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Mrs O’Dea

Year 2

Mrs O’Dea

Name: Mrs O'Dea

Likes: Playing tennis, sweet peas and spending time with my children.

Dislikes: Wobbly teeth!

Favourite colour: Blue

Favourite authors: Graeme Simsion and Shirley Hughes 

Favourite children's book: Dogger (I loved this as a child and love reading it with my children now)

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Mr Rich

Year 5, KS2 Lead

Mr Rich

Name: Mr Rich


Likes: hockey, running, walking in the countryside, playing with my son and making memories

Dislikes: ginger biscuits 

Interesting fact: I am told that I am related to Richard Rich, from the Tudor times, who is said to be one of the most ruthless men to ever live! 


Favourite children's book: Omnibombulator by Dick King-Smith 

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Rebecca Farnie

Parent Governor

Rebecca Farnie

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Daljeet Sandhu

Parent Governor

Daljeet Sandhu

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Helen Orlandich

Co-opted Governor

Helen Orlandich

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Mrs Woolley

Learning Hub / Midday Supervisor

Mrs Woolley

Likes: Motorbikes, fast cars, happy people

Dislikes: Angry people, the cold

Favourite book: The very top secret diary of pig

Hobbies: Sewing, art and baking

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Andrew Elkington

Parent Governor

Andrew Elkington

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Miss Arnold

Midday Supervisor

Miss Arnold

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Mrs Kent

Lead Midday Supervisor

Mrs Kent

Likes: Cooking, zumba, holidays, my garden

Dislikes: Football

Favourite children's book: James and The Giant Peach

Favourite colour: Purple

Hobbies: Keep fit Latin dancing

Interesting fact: I sailed on the QE2 last voyage

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Miss Nash

Year 4

Miss Nash

Name: Miss Nash

Likes: Dogs, swimming, badminton and travelling

Dislikes: Mushrooms

Favourite children's book: All Harry Potter books by JK Rowling

Favourite colour: Light Blue

Interesting fact: I’m allergic to kiwi fruit.

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Miss Moss

Year 1

Miss Moss

Name: Miss Moss

Likes: Going on holiday and long walks.

Dislikes: Rainy days and brussel sprouts.

Favourite children's book: The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.

Favourite colour: Pink

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Miss Orchard

Foundation 2

Miss Orchard

Likes: Watching ice hockey, spending time with my family and friends and being on holiday. 

Interesting fact: Before I became a teacher, I spent lots of my time at gymnastics training for big competitions!

Favourite colour: Purple. 

Favourite children's book: The snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson. 

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Mrs Brothers

Midday Supervisor

Mrs Brothers

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Mrs Keen

Midday Supervisor

Mrs Keen

Mrs Keen

Likes: Reading Walking

Dislikes: Sprouts

Interesting Fact: Been on a safari in Africa

Favourite Film: The Railway Children

Favourite Book: Oliver Twist

One thing you would take to a desert: Take my favourite book and read over and over again

If you could go back in time, where would you go? 1920s because I like the clothes.

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Alex Dixon

Parent Governor

Alex Dixon

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Mrs Winstanley

Midday Supervisor

Mrs Winstanley

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Mrs Kaur

Midday Supervisor

Mrs Kaur

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Mrs Miles

Year 5

Mrs Miles

Likes: Scotland, reading, camping, kayaking, watching movies, Costa Lattes and the colour red.

Dislikes: Curries, littering and being late.

Favourite book: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte'

Interesting Fact: I used to play basketball for the Nottingham Wildcats

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Mrs Bowell

Y2, FSU/KS1 Lead

Mrs Bowell

Name: Mrs Bowell

Likes: The sunshine, reading, listening to music, drinking coffee, shopping and spending time with my family.

Dislikes: Being cold and being woken up early!

Favourite colour: Red- especially if it is polka dot print.

Favourite authors: Jodi Picoult and Julia Donaldson 

Favourite children's book: We're going on a bear hunt.

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Mr Frost

Year 6

Mr Frost

Name: Mr Frost

Likes: Football (especially going to watch Lincoln City), Music (Singing and playing guitar), Going on holidays to explore new places.

Interesting fact: I was once in a band which had a Top 40 album in the iTunes chart!

Favourite children's book: The whole Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz

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Mrs Hallam

F1, SENCO

Mrs Hallam

Name: Mrs Hallam

Likes: Reading, going to the theatre and holidays. 

Pets: I have a cockapoo called 'Bella Bear'

Favourite colour: Red

Favourite children's book: The wind in the willows 

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Mrs Haywood

Year 3

Mrs Haywood

Name: Mrs Haywood

Likes: Music, fashion and chasing rainbows

Dislikes: Wobbly teeth and spiders

Favourite book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Interesting fact: I used to live in Dubai and have travelled most of the world.

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Ken Fallows

Local Authority Govenor

Ken Fallows

Ken Fallows

Name: Ken Fallows
Role:  LA Governor
Category: Local Authority

Start Date: 04/06/2014
End Date: 03/06/2018

F&P Chair
PSDC X

Responsibilities:

Inclusion/SEN X
Appraisal X
Complaints X

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Miss Kingswood

Maternity Leave

Miss Kingswood

Name: Miss Kingswood
Likes: Cheese !
Dislikes: Escalators and things with lots of holes in (like crumpets)
Favourite book: Lord of the Rings
Favourite tv show: Any cooking programmes

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Colin Barnard

Chair of the Governors

Colin Barnard

Colin Barnard

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Mrs Wilson

Year 3 / Co-opted Governor

Mrs Wilson

Name: Mrs Wilson
Likes: Siamese cats
Dislikes: Slimy mushrooms
Interesting facts: Lived and worked in Saudi Arabia
Favouite book: To kill a Mockingbird
If you could go back in time, where would you go? I would go back to being 21 again

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Mrs Wilmot

Foundation 1

Mrs Wilmot

Name: Mrs Wilmot

Likes: Smiley faces

Dislikes: Grumpy faces

Interesting fact: Climbed Mayan pyramids in Mexico

Do you have any pets? Three rabbits - Ginger, Nibbles, Fifi

Favourite children's book: My naughty little sister

One thing you would take to a desert island and why? Face cream- to stop wrinkles

If you could go back in time, where would you go? 1950

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Mrs Whitworth

Foundation 2

Mrs Whitworth

Name: Mrs Whitworth
Likes: Baking cakes and Scarborough
Dislikes: Brussel sprouts and ironing
Who inspires you: My Mum, she saw the good in everyone and was lovely.

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Mrs Tomlin

Foundation

Mrs Tomlin

Name: Mrs Tomlin
Likes: Strawberries
Dislikes: Brussel Sprouts
Do you have any pets? A Westie called Pippa, she is 12 years old

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Miss Taylor

Acting Head Teacher

Miss Taylor

Name: Miss Taylor
Likes: Music, singing, playing the clarinet and smiling happy children
Dislikes: Peas (especially mushy peas) 
Interesting fact: I play the clarinet in the Nottingham Concert Band and I have visited Bosnia and Uganda

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Mr Summers

Acting Head Teacher

Mr Summers

Name: Mr Summers
Likes: running, skiing, maths, ICT and visiting lots of new places
Dislikes: ham and pineapple pizza
Interesting fact: when I visited our linked school St Peter's in Uganda a member of staff named their new born baby after me
Favourite children's book: Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

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Mrs Slater Davison

Year 1

Mrs Slater Davison

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Mrs Evans

Business Manager

Mrs Evans

Name: Mrs Evans

Likes: Going on holiday to France/cats/chocolate

Dislikes:  Rude people with no manners/ feeling cold

Hobbies: Jogging/taking French lessons

Favourite children's book: Guess how much I love you

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Mrs Reilly

Midday Supervisor

Mrs Reilly

Name: Mrs Reilly
Likes: Dogs and gardening
Dislikes: Cooked cabbage
Favourite colour: Red
Do you have any pets? Two dogs and One cat
One thing you would take to a desert island? Cake

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Mrs Knight

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Knight

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Mrs Goss

Year 2

Mrs Goss

Name: Mrs Goss
Likes: Holidays- Watching my children play football and cricket.Spending time with my family
Dislikes: Rude people
Interesting fact: I was a brown owl for 21 years!

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Mrs Elton

Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Elton

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Mrs Dearden

Office Assistant

Mrs Dearden

Name: Joy Dearden

Likes: Chocolate, singing and going to the theatre

Dislikes: Bad manners

Favourite film: Sound of Music

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Mrs Comins

Year 4

Mrs Comins

Name: Mrs Comins
Likes: Italian food especially spaghetti carbonara and I love Scotland- the scenery is awesome
Interesting fact: I have swum in the Great Barrier Reef- it was one of the best days of my life 
Favourite Film: Christmas isn’t Christmas with out the Muppets Christmas Carol

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Mr Miles

Site Manager

Mr Miles

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