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Bruce Grove Primary and Nursery

Unity is Strength

Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!

Senior Leadership Team 

Janice George - Headteacher, DSL

Marisa Etienne-Barnett – Acting Deputy Headteacher, deputy DSL

Jacqueline Thompson - SENCO (maternity cover)

Niamh Gorman – SENCo, deputy DSL (maternity leave)

Ian Jenkins - Senior Leader (Curriculum Lead)



Teaching Staff 

Interim SENCo:  Jacqueline Thompson (Monday-Wednesday)

Nursery: Devicka Chauhan

Reception: Janet Howard (Religious Education Lead)

Year 1: Catherine Butler (Art and D&T Lead) Majid Ghorbanian, 

Year 2:Catherine Anunobi  Dilan Ergal

Year 3:Patrick Haddon (Science Lead)

Year 4: Pernella Davis (PSHE Lead & Community Engagement lead) Ruth Ahako, Simona Sideri (Trainee Teacher)

Year 5: Jan Finisterre (Maths Lead) Pav Phull (History & Geography Lead)

Year 6: Ian Jenkins, Liam Lannen (Computing Lead & PE Lead)


Sports Coach: Gilbert Graham


Support Staff 

Learning Mentor & deputy DSL:  Maria Pires

Accelerated Reader and Library Assistant: Debbie Frewer

Speech and Language Assistant:  Roisin Sullivan

Special Needs Intervention and Nurture Group Teaching Assistant:  Karen Todd

Nursery Teaching Assistant: Barbara Watson, Joaquina Alvares

Reception Teaching Assistant: Adene Williams, 

Year 1 Teaching Assistant: Abubakar Sheikh, Gina Coumanides

Year 2 Teaching Assistant: Nimisha Khetani

Year 3 Teaching Assistant: Dilan Hirli       

Year 5 Teaching Assistant: Rukiye Ozsoy     

Year 6 Teaching Assistant: Debbie Frewer

Special Needs Assistants: Linda Walden, Toha Pacome-Gboho,Vera Krasniqi


Office and Site Staff 

School Office Manager: Claudia Walsh

Administrative Assistant: Ayesha Mahmood

Assistant Site Manager: Peter Nweke


Lunchtime Supervisors

Leontina Da Silva

Margaret Mace

Maria Da Silva