Mugginton Church of England Primary School

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Our Staff

Staff in Infant classroom

Mrs Wallen leads the team working in the Infant classroom.

Mrs Debbie Wallen FS & KS1 teacher
Mrs Amie Hardwick EYFS Teacher
Mrs Corrina Etherington School Music Teacher
Ms Pippa Sutton Teaching Assistant

Staff at Mugginton

Joseph Green - Headteacher and Key Stage 2 teacher

Joe was appointed to the role of Headteacher in our school in January 2016. Joe teachesg of the KS2 children.  He is the coordinator of English and many areas of the curriculum.

Joe enjoys sports, running and the outdoors.  He has two dogs called Timmy and Milly.

Emma Dennis— KS2 teacher

Emma joined our school in April 2014. Following a successful teaching career in Stoke she now enjoys her role as SENCO and Catch-Up Team Leader.  Emma enjoys music and is a spectacular tuba player!

Debbie Wallen - FS & KS1 teacher

Debbie joined our school in 2016, bringing great experience of Foundation and Key Stage 1 teaching. She is our Infant Class Lead and specialises in the teaching of Phonics and the Early Years.   Mrs Wallen was elected as the Staff Governor in December 2018 and serves on the School Improvement and Resources Committees.

Debbie enjoys being creative, Forest Fridays and spending time with Monty the top dog.

Amie Hardwick - EYFS teacher

Our early years extraordinaire! Amie has terrific experience working with our youngest children and offers them the best start to primary school life possible. Amie has great expertise in the teaching of phonics and offers our children a nurturing, vibrant and exciting environment in which to learn.

Corrina Etherington - School Music teacher

Corrina is our music teacher extraordinaire! She delivers an amazing 42 music lessons to our children over two days. She teaches Flute, Clarinet, Piano and our Infant mini-flutes & clarinets, the Toots and Dudes!

Paul Wraith - Trainee teacher

Paul joined our school in November 2020. A former semi-professional footballer, Paul is a great role model to our children and loves to encourage our children to work together as a team and live healthy, active lifestyles. Paul works alongside Mr Green and Mrs Sweeney as part of our Junior team.

Helen Sweeney—Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Helen joined Mugginton in 2013 and is an integral part of our Junior team alongside Mr Green and Mr Wraith. Helen runs the popular after-school ICT club every Friday and is a talented musician, playing in a brass band. She plays the organ at our half-termly church services.'

Pippa Sutton - Teaching Assistant

Pippa started working with us in January 2020. She is based mainly in the infant classroom and helps to keep the children safe and happy at lunchtimes. She loves spending time with her dog, Bustard.

Vanessa Horobin

Vanessa joined our school as a bursar in 2009 and is often the first person to meet our visitors when they arrive at the office. Vanessa is a keen cyclist and makes Mr Green feel very inadequate with her Strava exploits.

Sarah Birks—Senior Midday Supervisor

Sarah is our senior dinner supervisor and has been at Mugginton since 2005. Sarah ensures our school meals are served within a family atmosphere and that children enjoy the many activities she arranges for lunch time. Sarah also runs the successful Early Birds Club (which starts at 8am every day) and the ever popular after school Art Club every Thursday.

Claire Pegg—Midday Supervisor

Claire joined the lunch time team in September 2008 and has quickly become part of the happy lunchtimes in our school.

Kythe Beresford - Trainee Teacher

Kythe joined our school as a volunteer in 2019 and is Mugginton through and through. Kythe is a trainee and throws herself into all aspects of school life including our epic football and hockey matches. Kythe is a creative practitioner and talented musician - she plays the clarinet and saxophone.

Monty - Top dog

Monty began working at Mugginton in November 2019 and is a popular member of the team. He has particular expertise in listening to children read and eating rubbers. He enjoys sleeping and helping children feel better when they are worried

Staff in Junior classroom

The teaching team in the Junior classroom:

Mr Joseph Green Headteacher & KS2 teacher
Mr Paul Wraith Trainee Teacher
Mrs Corrina Etherington School Music Teacher
Mrs Helen Sweeney HL Teaching Assistant

Teaching in the Rainbow Room

Mrs Emma Dennis Specialist Intervention teacher

Mugginton CofE Primary School - Mr J Green, Headteacher - 01335 360261

Church Lane, Mugginton, Weston Underwood, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 4PL