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Maple Ridge Primary School

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At Maple Ridge pupils are placed in one of 11 classes according to their age, each class is named after a tree. The average class size is 10 pupils, and there are generally 3 or 4 adults in each class, including the class teacher.  The classes are split into 3 'Teams' and they work in their teams for a multitude of topics, school performances and school trips.


Leadership Team


Mrs V Clovis - Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs J Parks- Deputy Headteacher & Deputy Safeguarding Lead

Mrs A Dowsett- Assistant Headteacher

Mr R Gluck- School Business Manager

Mrs C Evans- Senior Teacher

Mrs R Tomlin- Senior Teacher

Support Staff (Non Class Based)


Admin Team - Mrs Denise Burden (Finance Officer)

                       Miss Eden Budd (PA to Headteacher)

                       Mrs Nicola Bradley (Admin & Outreach Assistant)

Home/School Coordinator- Mrs P Birkin (Deputy Safeguarding Lead)

Home/School Worker & TOP Worker- Mrs J Eales

Behaviour Support Team- Mrs Barnes & Mrs Ellis

Lunchtime & Class Support- Mrs Pickard, Mrs Iwona, Mrs Godfray & Mrs Broadrick


Caretaker - Mr Darren Carter

Cleaners- Mrs H Severn & Mr R Carter


PE Specialist Teacher- Mr B Smith

Outreach Team- Mrs R Tomlin & Mrs M Horimoto


Team 1


Year R, 1 & 2 Children


Holly Class-

Mrs A Dowsett- Class Teacher

Support Assistants- Miss Ellie, Miss Sherchan & Mrs Travell  


Maple Class-


Miss E Heyes- Class Teacher

Support Assistants- Miss Allen, Mrs Kearsey & Mrs Ahtty


Willow Class-


Mrs R Tomlin- Class Teacher

Support Assistants- Mrs Copestake, Mrs Sen & Mrs Ladhams


Beech Class-


Miss J Parker - Class Teacher

Support Assistants - Mrs Gardiner

Team 2


Year 3 & 4 Children

Birch Class


Miss J Oxford- Class Teacher

Support Assistants- Miss Natalie, Mrs Robinson & Mrs Cobbett


Oak Class


Miss L Burr- Class Teacher

Support Assistants- Mrs Simper, Mr C & Mrs Jones


Sycamore Class


Miss E Browning - Class Teacher

Support Assistants-  Miss Young, Miss Johns & Mrs Rogers




Team 3


Year 5 & 6 Children


Chestnut Class


Class Teacher- Miss C Spence 

Support Assistants- Mrs Horrobin, Mrs Barry & Mrs Yule



Pine Class

Class Teachers- Mrs C Evans & Mr B Smith

Support Assistants- Mrs Randall & Mrs Freathy



Ash Class


Class Teacher-Mr J Bevis 

Support Assistants- Mrs Wilson



Elder Class


Class Teacher- Miss A Danes

Support Assistants- Mrs Beadle, Mrs Stewart & Mr Price