Arden Primary School

Every Child, Every Opportunity

Who's Who

Arden Primary Staff


Senior Leadership Team

Mrs G Shergill – Headteacher

Mr M Sheehan – Deputy Headteacher (GDPR, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, DSL)

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, DSL)

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


Nursery Team

Mrs E Couldrey – Year Group Leader

Mrs F Ali - Teaching Assistant

Miss S Ashraf – Teaching Assistant

Miss S Hamid - Teaching Assistant

Miss S Kauser - Teaching Assistant


Reception Team

Mr W Ali – Year Group Leader

Mrs J Arif – EAL

Mrs L Petrie – Modern Foreign Languages

Mrs Y Akhtar - Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Bi - Teaching Assistant

Miss D Hall – Teaching Assistant, Medical

Mrs F Hussain - Teaching Assistant. Mentoring


Year 1 Team

Ms S Butt – Year Group Leader – PHSEE/Citizenship

Mrs Z Ashraf – Year 1 Outdoor Area

Mrs J Begum - History

Mrs N Bi – Teaching Assistant, Medical

Mrs S Butt  – Teaching Assistant, Medical

Miss G Kaur – Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Parveen - Teaching Assistant


Year 2 Team

Mr C Bullock – Whole School Maths – Year Group Leader

Mrs S Ali - PSHEE

Mrs H Preston- Twitter Feed

Mrs H Ahmed - Interventions Teacher

Miss E Beacon – Inclusion Assistant

Miss S Begum – Teaching Assistant

Mrs J Iqbal – Teaching Assistant

Mrs T Meddings – Teaching Assistant


Year 3 Team

Mr S Whatley – Year Group Leader, Geography

Mr D Morris

Mrs S Sadiq – Library/Pleasure for Reading, Religious Education

Miss S Ahmed – Teaching Assistant

Miss D. Dandy – Inclusion Assistant


Year 4 Team

Mr A Banner – Year Group Leader

Mr J Leigh – Forest School

Mrs Z Khan

Mrs G Ahmed – Teaching Assistant, Work Experience Placement

Mrs D Hodges – Teaching Assistant.


Year 5 Team

Mrs A Khadri – Year Group Leader, Whole School Writing

Miss M Bano – Art & DT

Miss C Mungovan - Whole School Reading

Miss S Johnson – Intervention Support Teacher

Mr S Ahmed – Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Iqbal – Teaching Assistant


Year 6 Team

Miss S Choudhury – Year Group Leader, Whole School Maths

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

Mr S Jackson – Science, Forest School

Mrs S Bi - HLTA

Mrs S Shah – 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

Mrs S Kauser – Teaching Assistant

Mr S Miah – Teaching Assistant


The PE Team

Mrs G Owen – PESSPA Lead, School Premises

Mr L Bates – PE/Drama

Mr J Patel – PE/Mentoring

Mr J Tibbits – PE/Music


The Computing Team

Mr C Brown – Computing, Virtual Learning Environment

Mr D Patel – Technical Support

Mr M Hussain – Media, 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



Mr P Khan


Parent Support Advisor

Mrs S Ahmed


Staff on Maternity Leave

Mrs S Bradley

Mrs N Kouser


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

Mrs J Devlin – Head Cook

Mrs J Hindmarsh – Deputy Cook

Mrs S Smith – Deputy Cook

Mrs N Akhtar – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs S Kaur – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs S Nasim – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs R Khan – 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 D Khan – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs S Kouser – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs C Patel – Lunchtime Supervisor


Lunchtime Play Leaders

Miss S Baig

Mrs R Shaheen