Arden Primary School

Every Child, Every Opportunity

Who's Who

Arden Primary Staff (Sept 2021 onwards)


Senior Leadership Team

Mrs G Shergill – Headteacher

Mr M Sheehan – Deputy Headteacher (GDPR, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, DSL, Staff Attendance, Risk Assessments and Performance Management)

Mr W Ali – Assistant Headteacher (Early Years Teaching and Learning, Data & Progress, DSL)

Mr A Banner - Assistant Headteacher (Assessment & Pupil Premium, Website, NQT Mentoring, DSL)

Mrs S Lohia - Assistant Headteacher (SENCO, Inclusion, 1:1 Provision, Medical, Senior Mental Health Lead,  DSL)

Mr D Morris - Assistant Headteacher (Safeguarding Lead, EHA Plans, Pastoral, Learning Platform Safety, Behaviour, DSL)


Nursery Team

Mrs E Couldrey – Year Group Leader, School Displays

Mrs F Ali - Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Batool – Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Hamid - Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Kauser - Teaching Assistant


Reception Team

Mr W Ali – Year Group Leader

Miss M Bano – Art & DnT.

Mrs L Petrie – Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs Y Akhtar - Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Bi - Teaching Assistant

Mrs F Hussain - Teaching Assistant. Mentoring

Mr B Layton - Teaching Assistant


Year One Team

Mrs J Begum – Year Group Leader, History

Mrs Z Ashraf – Phonics Support, Library

Miss M Jan

Mrs N Bi - Teaching Assistant, Medical

Miss L Carson – Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Butt - – Teaching Assistant, Medical

Miss G Kaur – Teaching Assistant


Year Two Team

Mrs S Sadiq - Year Group Leader, Library

Mrs M Kailey – Religious Education

Mrs J Sparrow – Phonics, Spelling

Mrs H Preston – Phonics Interventions

Miss S Begum – Teaching Assistant

Miss D. Dandy – Inclusion Assistant

Mrs S Parveen – Teaching Assistant

Mrs T Meddings – Teaching Assistant

Miss D Hall – Teaching Assistant, Medical



Year Three Team

Mr S Whatley – Year Group Leader, Geography

Mr D Morris

Miss S Leena 

Mrs L Tapper – Intervention Support Teacher Year 3

Mrs S Sajjad – Teaching Assistant


Year 4 Team

Mr A Banner – Year Group Leader

Mrs S Ali – RHE (Mon – Wednesday)

Mr M Hussain (Thurs & Fri)

Miss N Tariq

Mrs Z Khan – PSHEE, Citizenship

Mrs G Ahmed – Teaching Assistant, Work Experience Placement

Mrs D Hodges – Teaching Assistant


Year 5 Team

Miss C Mungovan - Year Group Leader, Whole School Reading

Mr C Bullock – Whole School Mathematics

Mr J Patel - Teacher

Miss S Johnson

Mrs S Iqbal – Teaching Assistant

Mrs N Parveen – Teaching Assistant

Mrs R Shaheen - Teaching Assistant


Year 6 Team

Mrs A Khadri – Year Group Leader, Whole School Writing

Mr R Conway – Pupil Ambassadors, Recycling, UNICEF, Junior PCO Project

Mr S Jackson – Science, Forest School

Mrs S Bi – HLTA, Mental Well-being

Mrs N Kouser- HLTA , Mental Well-being

Miss E Beacon – Inclusion Assistant

Mrs S Shah – Teaching Assistant

Mrs J Iqbal – Teaching Assistant



Mrs S Butt – Teaching Assistant



The Saplings Team

Mrs L Sabanathan – Saplings Leader

Mrs S Ahmed – Teaching Assistant

Mrs M Begum – Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Hussain – Teaching Assistant

Miss M Barnes – Teaching Assistant

Mr S Miah – Teaching Assistant


The PE Team

Mrs G Owen – PE, Sports Premium, Premises/Outdoor Learning, Play/Dinnertimes

Mr L Bates – PE/Drama

Mrs R Shaheen– Sports Apprentice

Mr J Tibbits – PE/Music


The Computing Team

Mr C Brown – Computing, Virtual Learning Environment

Mr D Patel – Technical Support

Mr M Hussain – Media, Publicity, Internal Cover Teacher




The School Office Team

Mrs H Ryan – Senior Office Manager

Mrs S Afsar – Bursar

Mrs S Begum – Receptionist

Mrs Y Ali – School Administrator



Mentoring & Parent Link

Mr P Khan


Staff on Maternity Leave

Mrs S Bradley


The School Site Management Team

Mr S Copestake – Site Manager

Mrs J Sanders - Housekeeper

Mrs B Kaur - Cleaner

Mrs K Kaur - Cleaner

Mrs P Kaur - Cleaner


The Catering Team

Miss J Devlin – Head Cook

Miss J Hindmarsh – Deputy Cook

Miss S Smith – Deputy Cook

Mrs S Kaur – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs S Nasim – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs R Khan – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs S Hall – Kitchen Assistant



The Lunchtime Team

Mrs Y Akhtar – Senior Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs L Hussein – Senior Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs N Akhtar – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs T Akhtar – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs A Ali – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs F Ali – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs R Begum – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs S Bibi – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs H Hussain – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs S Hussain – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs S Kouser – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs C Patel – Lunchtime Supervisor