Staff Team

The Oaklands Team:

We have a team of over 60 staff working at Oaklands - cleaners, lunch staff, teachers, nursery nurses, teaching assistant, playworkers and administrative staff.

Together we work hard for every Oaklands child and our Oaklands community.

Below is our staff structure for 2021-22:

  • Headteacher                      Miss T Hodgson  
  • Deputy Headteacher          Miss K Packham 
  • SENCO                                Miss G  Artiles 
  • School Business Manager   Zahid Parvez



Butterflies (am) and Dragonflies (pm) - Ms R Brooks & Mrs A Walkiewicz

Supported by Mrs A Sarghini, Mrs A Ash


Bumblebees - Mr Jeffreys

Ladybirds - Ms Major

Supported by Mrs N Hough, Mrs A Walkiewicz & Mrs N Franklin, 

 Y1-Y2 “PLANETS” PHASE – led by Ms Rafique

Year 1

Mercury - Ms Carter 

Venus - Miss Muqtada

Teaching Assistants for Year 1 - Mrs Rowe & Mrs Bushati

Year 2

Jupiter - Ms Rafique

Mars - Miss S Antczak

Teaching Assistants for Year 2 - Mrs Gardner & Mrs Vanson

Y3-Y4 “TREES” PHASE – led by Mrs Etheridge

Year 3

Ash - Miss S Ozcelik

Birch -  Mrs Etheridge

Teaching Assistant for Year 3 - Ms Quershi & Ms Boyd-Joseph

Year 4

Elm - Ms Thanvi

Chestnut - Mrs Majidi

Teaching Assistants for Year 4 - Ms Erskine

 Y5 “BIG CATS” PHASE – led by Ms Evans

Year 5

Leopards - Miss Evans

Panthers - Mr Ballabio

Teaching Assistant for Year 5 - Ms Chmiest


 Y6 “BIG CATS” PHASE – led by Mrs Castle

Tigers - Ms Samuel-Wright

Lions - Mrs Castle & Mr Acheson

Teaching Assistants for Year 6 - Mrs Woodhams



PPA Cover for modern foreign language -Miss F Osmani

PPA Cover for PE- Mr Townson,

PPA Cover Music - EMS

 Support Teams

Admin Team

  • Mrs D Sihra  - Office Manager
  • Miss E McCarthy - Facilities Administrator
  • Mrs J Jamiru - School Administrator
  • Mrs Z Temple - Finance Officer
  • Mrs S Patel - Finance Officer

Premises Team

  • Mrs M Joseph - Site Manager
  • Miss E McCarthy  - Cleaner in Charge
  • Mrs Y Hall Daly 
  • Mrs P Sandhu 

Lunchtime Team

  • Mrs A Ash  - Lunchtime Manager
  • Mrs S Azam 
  • Mrs A Bromfield 
  • Mrs S Messenger 
  • Mrs H Olol
  • Mrs S Said 
  • Ms D Heavens

Rocket Club Team

  • Mrs A Ash – Rocket Club Manager
  • Mrs J Gamea – Rocket Club Deputy Manager
  • Mrs C Boyd Joseph 
  • Mrs A Bromfield 
  • Mrs Y Waheed 
  • Ms D Heavens

                 ***Our TAs are assigned to classes according to need ***