We are extremely fortunate to have such a hardworking and dedicated staff. Please find out a little bit more about us...
*this colour indicates each member of staff's responsibilities within school*
Mr Eaton is the Headteacher at Leigh and started working here in February 2013, he has overall responsibility for the school. Mr Eaton also runs Football Club, Choir, Cricket and the School Orchestra.
Designated Child Protection Officer
Collective Worship Co-ordinator
Squirrels - Year R
Mrs Barber teaches reception. She is in her second year at Leigh Primary School and is loving teaching the youngest children in the school.
Robins - Year 1
Miss Jowett teaches Robins Class and she is enjoying her third year here at Leigh Primary School.
School Council Lead
Foxes - Year 2/3
Miss Oyler currently teaches Year 2/3 but has taught nearly every year group since joining Leigh. She enjoys working at Leigh and thinks it is a great place to be.
Parent Partnership Leader
Designated Child Protection Officer
Hedgehog Class - Years 3/4
Mrs Hawken teaches in Hedgehog Class on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday having just returned from maternity leave. Mrs Hawken has worked at Leigh for 6 years now and loves working with children of all ages throughout the school.
Mrs Halfhide teaches Years 6 in KS2. She runs maths throughout the school and also has a degree in Human Biology.
Midday Supervisor Manager
Hawks - Year 4/5
Ms Bettridge teaches in Hawks Class and this is her third year here at Leigh Primary School.
Wolves Class - Years 5/6
Mrs Harper teaches in Hedgehog Class on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs Harper has been teaching at Leigh for many years and is loving being back after her maternity leave.
Mrs Tanner has been teaching at Leigh Primary School for many years and currently teaches in Hedgehog Class on Thursday and Friday. In her spare time Mrs Tanner's interest include: dance, theatre, film and music.
Mr Underwood is a keen musician and has come to teach the recorder to Fox Class on Friday afternoons.
Mrs Murray is leading our Forest School project. This scheme allows the children to don their wellies and get their hands dirty in our wildlife area with a variety of activities.
Mrs Marsh has worked at Leigh for over 20 years! She works in Early Years with Squirrel Class and has been trained in first aid and as a nursery nurse.
Mrs Kirby is the teaching assistant in Hawk and Wolf Class. She is originally from Australia but has lived in Leigh with her family for many years now.
Mrs Walters assists Hedgehog class with Mr Hancock. She is a mother of two ex-pupils of Leigh Primary School.
Mrs Hill has been working at Leigh for over 15 years, originally as one-to-one support. Mrs Hill now works as a teaching assistant in Hawks Class.
Mrs Tait works as a teaching assistant in Hawk and Wolf Class. Mrs Tait has worked at Leigh for 13 years and, during that time, she has worked with children across the school.
Mrs Tallent has worked as a TA at Leigh since 2016. She is currently working in Wolf Class.
SENCO (Special Educational Needs Coordinator)
Mrs Brown is our Special Needs Co-ordinator and has been working at Leigh since 2015. Mrs Brown is also the SENCO at Kemsing Primary School.
Mrs Pearson has been at Leigh for 10 years and taught in a variety of year groups. Mrs Pearson also has a degree in special needs and has a keen interest and knowledge in SEN.
Mrs Coleman has many years experience as working as a SENCO at Leigh Primary School and now comes into school to support those children on the SEN register. Mrs Coleman lives in Leigh and thoroughly enjoys singing in the Leigh Ladies Choir.
Mrs Burbridge is our Office Manager and looks after the administration side of the school, ensuring it runs as smoothly as possible. Mrs Burbridge also ensures that Mr Eaton gets the Friday Newsletter out on time!
Mrs Newman is our School Business Manager and works at Leigh every Wednesday.
Lucy Grant (Senior Midday Supervisor)