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Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!

Jonathan Read - Proprietor, BA (Hons), PGCE, NPQH

Before starting Meadow View Farm School, Jonathan worked as the head teacher of a 5-14 short stay school catering for up to 60 children. He has worked in specialised BESD settings for the last 20 years and prior to this was a SENCo in a mainstream school.


Jayne Riley - Proprietor, BEd (Hons)

Before starting Meadow View Farm School, Jayne was the deputy head/SENCo in the same 5-14 short stay school. She worked in that setting for 7 years and prior to this was a teacher and middle manager in a mainstream primary school. She has also led a number of subjects including, literacy, ICT and PSHE.


Ryan Kilby - Director of Education, BA (Hons) Primary Education (Physical Ed) QTS, NPQSL, NPQH

Ryan worked for 5 years in main stream school and then worked in the local Pupil Referral Unit for 3 years before joining Meadow View in 2012. 


Katie Simpson - Head Teacher - BEd (Hons) Primary Education, QTS, NASEN

Katie completed a 4 year BEd in Plymouth before relocating back to the Midlands. She then taught in mainstream for 9 years before joining at Meadow View Farm School. 


Ben Long - Deputy Head Teacher, BA (Hons) Primary Education (Physical Ed), QTS

Ben worked in mainstream for 9 years before joining Meadow View Farm School. 


Vanessa Cooper, Business Manager. MCIPD, DSBM

Vanessa has worked in Business Admin and Human Resources for the past 15 years and brings a depth of experience to the team. She will usually be the first person you speak to when you call the school.


Michelle Humberston- Family Support Worker

Michelle has a wealth of experience working with young people and their families within a range of settings since 1982. She has established positive working links with a range of agencies and professionals to seek the support to best meet the needs of our children and families. 


Kate Mullinger- SENCo


Deb Peel- Class Teacher 


Jess Markley- Class Teacher


Chelsey Watson- Class Teacher


Lucy Jackson- Class Teacher


Natalie Whittaker- Class Teacher


Claire Brace - Forest School Practitioner & Outdoor Leader


Zenobia Naylor- Instructor


Katie Braidley- Teaching Assistant 


Megan Bennett- Teaching Assistant


Jules Sutton- Teaching Assistant


Julia Balicka- Teaching Assistant


Sophie Saker- Teaching Assistant


Ruth Derry- Teaching Assistant


Katy Peacock- Teaching Assistant


Leah Walsh- Teaching Assistant


Katie Thompson- Teaching Assistant


Jess Blake- Teaching Assistant 


Tamsin Ferrara-Mather- Teaching Assistant


Jayde Brewin- Teaching Assistant


Helen Armitage-Mitchell- Teaching Assistant


Charlotte Brooks- Teaching Assistant


Jane Power- Cook


Leanne Leeson- Cook


Claire Nevill- Receptionist