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Strategic Leadership Team

Mrs Anne Neary – Headteacher


I have the great privilege to be Headteacher of our school. I joined Hampton Vale in April 2011 and am very much enjoying working with such a great team of Staff, Governors, Parents and of course our fantastic Children! When I'm not at work, I enjoy running, reading, travelling and watching Liverpool Football Club. I am step-mum to three amazing young children, and we love doing a whole range of exhausting activities together.

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Miss Helen Daniels – Deputy Headteacher


I am the Deputy Headteacher at our school. Since joining the team in September 2015, I have grown to love all the wonderful children here and I am very excited to continue to be a part of our school family. It is great to be working within such a wonderful community where the children's learning and well-being is at the heart of all that we do. When I am not at school, I like to go on holiday, enjoy reading and support Manchester United!

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Mrs Michele Stuffins – Assistant Head (Lower Key Stage Two and Inclusion)


I lead incusion across the school and have been here since we opened back in 2004. The school has been on such a journey and I feel proud and privileged to be a part of it; the children and staff are all fantastic! Whilst I'm at home I'm kept extremely busy with my three fabulous children! When I do have spare time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, reading, watching minis rugby and have recently taken up running!

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Mrs Miranda Cummings – Assistant Head (Early Years and Key Stage One)


I joined Hampton Vale Primary School in Spring 2014 after relocating from Warwickshire where I spent eight years teaching and leading in Key Stage One and the Early Years. I love teaching and helping children to reach their full potential. When I am at home, I like cooking, reading and walks in the park.  

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Mrs Carly Pearson – Assistant Head (Upper Key Stage Two)


I joined Hampton Vale Primary School in September 2017.

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Mrs Candyce Rumbles – Learning and Teaching Coach


I have been part of the Hampton Vale team for almost 9 years now, and I couldn't feel prouder of the incredible journey our school has been on. I have grown alongside our school and children since starting my career in Year 1, moving to Year 5, Year 4, back to Year 1 and back to Year 5! As a result, I have had the opportunity to work alongside the MOST talented, enthusiastic and dynamic children and adultsacross the school who have inspired me every day in their own ways. I am currently working throughout the school with teachers and children to make sure that the teaching and learning in our school is exceptional every day for everyone! At home, I am priveledged to be mummy to two wonderfully crazy children, who keep me on my toes and smiling every second of the day. My hobbies are snowboarding, running and cooking.

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Mrs Donna Southon – Special Educational Needs and
Disabilities Leader (SENDCO)


I am a pastoral and SENCO leader. I have been at Hampton Vale since April 2014 and have been impressed with how all of the children have a love for learning and enjoy being part of their school. My hobbies include walking, swimming and spending time with my family and friends.

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Miss Suzy Thurmott – Early Years Leader


I have the great privilege of being lead of Reception and Nursery as well as being the Elm class teacher. I lead my wonderful team to ensure that our children's first year in school is full of exciting, real life learning opportunities that enables them to make great progress. I have been a teacher at Hampton Vale since September 2011 and think the children at our school are just brilliant! Every day they make me smile and laugh and impress me with their enthusiasm for learning. In my spare time I love to shop, sing, read and spend time with my partner, friends and family. 

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Mrs Bethany Lartey – Key Stage 1 Leader


I have been teaching at Hampton Vale for a while now and I LOVE IT! I teach one of the lovely Year 1 classes. My other roles include Key stage 1 leader and Read-Write Inc leader. I'm passionate about phonics and love teaching our youngest pupils early reading skills. When I am not teaching I love singing, reading, baking, watching movies and going for long walks with my husband and crazy cocker-spaniel Elsa. But most importantly I love spending time with my beautiful daughter Lily! 

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Miss Alison Moat – Upper Key Stage 2 Leader


I have the pleasure of teaching our wonderful Year Six children and being a part of the Strategic Leadership Team. I joined Hampton Vale in September 2010 and am also a Key Stage Two leader and Numeracy Subject Leader. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym and taking my dog for long walks in the countryside.

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