The school is led by the Executive Headteacher, Mrs Kaye Pitcher and joint Heads of School Mrs A Brook and Mrs E Mitchell
Wrens & Chicks (nursery)- Mrs Williams
Robins (reception) – Mr Cotton
Wagtails (year 1) -Mrs Bateman Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Mrs Curtis – Thursday, Friday
Starlings (year 2) – Mrs Golay
Kestrels (year 3/4 – Mrs Mitchell Monday-Wednesday & Mrs Cooper Thursday and Friday
Barn Owls (year 5/6) – Mrs Brook, Spanish Teacher Mrs Daniels (wed pm)
Mrs Brook is also the Co-ordinator of Special Educational Needs (SENCo).
Mrs Pitcher is the designated Child Protection Officer
PPA time covered by Mrs Berrington and Mrs Curtis
Supply teachers Mrs Berrington, Mrs Daniels and Mrs Cooper
All teachers are supported in the classroom by Learning Support Assistants.
Nursery (Wrens & Chicks) -Miss Watson and Miss Clayton
Robins – Miss Smith
Wagtails -Mrs Olivey
Starlings -Mrs Ibbotson
Kestrels -Mrs Brookes
Barn Owls -Mrs Hicks
Our dedicated school caretaker is Mr Roberts
Our school secretary is Mrs V Worrall
School Chef – Mrs Lindsey
Cafe Supervisors – Miss Rees & Mrs Casterton
Lunchtime Supervisory Staff are Mrs Brookes, Miss Smith & Mrs Olivey
Board of Directors
The Learning Academy Trust
St Merryn School Local Advisory Board (LAB)
(Pecuniary Interests = PI, Attendance as of 31st Aug 15=A)
Chair of Governors: Mr Jeff Brewer (27/11/12 joined Parent Governor) A 90%
Vice Chair of Governors: Mrs Nadia Pendleton (27/11/12 Parent Governors) A 90%
Nadia Pendleton has two children at St Merryn School Luca, 8 and Marcus, 6. She moved to Cornwall from London with her Cornish husband five years ago. She works as a writer and as a hospitality and marketing professional. Passionate about fresh healthy food for all, Nadia started a community kitchens organisation in the East end of London that won support from the National Lottery and the British Medical Journal. She was on the board as a Food Strategist for young people at Tower Hamlets Council in London and still works closely to build links with schools, chefs, suppliers and producers. She has been a school governor for four years.
Executive Headteacher: Mrs Kaye Pitcher (01/09/17 Headteacher) A 100%
Head of School: Mrs Alison Brook PI – St Merryn Garage (21/09/15 Associate Member) A 100%
Mrs Brook has been Assistant Head for 11 years. Not only was Alison born in the village but she attended this primary school. Alison has been at this school for 18 years and in education for 27 years.
Head of School: Mrs Ellie Mitchell PI – Wake Up Shake Up Productions (01/09/17) A 100%
Community Governor: Mrs Jean Gledhill (01/12/17) A 100%
Staff Governor: Mrs Tors Golay (01/12/17) A 100%
Staff Governor: Mrs Becky Curtis (01/12/17) A 100%
Mrs Vicky Worrall is Clerk to the governors and also the school secretary.
|School model||Who are they|
|Executive Headteacher||Mrs Kaye Pitcher|
|Heads of School||Mrs Alison Brook and Mrs Ellie Mitchell|
|2 Parent||Mrs Nadia Pendleton
Mr Jeff Brewer
|1 staff (shared role)||Mrs Tors Golay
Mrs Becky Curtis
|1 Community||Mrs Jean Gledhill|
|Clerk to the governors||Mrs Vicky Worral|
Any complaints should be addressed to the Chair of Governors Jeff Brewer who is also the whistleblower, his details are available through the school office 01841 520683. The complaints procedure can be found on our ‘policies’ page.