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Orchard School

Who's Who



Mrs Laughlin

Deputy Head Teacher


Mrs Keyworth-Edwards

Assistant Head Teacher


Miss Hughes

Office Staff


Mrs Devine - Support Services Manager

Mrs Gough - Office Services Manager

Mrs Forrester - Clerical Assistant - Resources

Mrs Rodger - Clerical Assistant

Mrs Mehmood - Admissions and Attendance Officer

Mrs Shah - Home School Liaison Officer

Class Teachers


Mrs Akhtar - Saplings (Nursery)

Mrs Windle and Mrs Bowler - Alder (Reception)

Miss Walker - Maple (Reception/Year 1)

Mrs Turner - Elm (Year 1)

Miss Marchini - Hazel (Year 2)

Miss Mewis - Pine (Year 2)

Miss Hughes - Poplar (Year 3)

Mrs Zimnoch - Rowan (Year 3)

Mrs Manners - Willow (Year 4)

Mrs Akhtar - Hawthorn (Year 4)

Mr Preston - Yew (Year 5)

Miss Nicholson - Sycamore (Year 6)


Speech and Language Centre


Mrs Cramp - Ash (Monday, Tuesday)

Mrs Cranley - Ash (Wednesday to Friday)

Mrs Coulthard - Holly

Mrs Cramp - Holly (Wednesday)

Teaching Assistants


Mrs Akhtar - Sapling (Nursery)

Mrs Bi - Sapling (Nursery)

Mrs Johnston - Sapling (Nursery)

Miss Croxall - Sapling (Nursery)

Miss Nawaz -  Alder (Reception)

Mrs Kausar - Alder (Reception)

Miss Naz - Maple (Reception/Year 1)

Miss Zaman - Elm (Year 1)

Mrs Arif - Hazel (Year 2)

Mrs Waheed - Hazel (Year 2)

Mrs Bick - Pine (Year 2)

Mr Olszynski - Poplar (Year 3)

Mrs Dolman - Rowan (Year 3)

Mrs Lakhotia (Year 3)

Mrs Newton  - Willow (Year 4)

Mrs Zafar - Hawthorn (Year 4)

Mrs Hastings - Yew (Year 5)

Mrs Burrows - Yew (Year 5)

Mrs Annett - Sycamore (Year 6)

Mrs Thornewill - Ash (SLC)

Ms Clayton - Ash (SLC)

Miss Stanyard - Holly (SLC)

Special Educational Needs (SEN)


Mrs Windle - SENCO


SEN Teaching Assistants


Mrs Dost

Mrs Genders

Miss Hill

Mrs Hussain

Mrs Kunsir

Mrs Lakhotia

Mrs Smith

Additional Support


Mrs Boast - One to One Teacher

Mrs Boast - Booster Teacher Y6KE


Mrs Bamblett - Speech Therapist

Mrs Pipes - Speech Therapist


Ms Parkin - Teacher for the Hearing Impaired

Ms Masters - Teacher for the Hearing Impaired


Mrs Arif - Hope Mentor


Mrs Racz - Hungarian Bilingual TA

Catering Staff - Victoria Road


Mrs Jones - Mellors Catering

Mrs Dingley - Mellors Catering

Ms Pattinson - Mellors Catering


Lunchtime Supervisors


Mrs Ali

Mrs Fayyaz

Mrs Huram

Mrs Khawaja

Mrs Rani

Mrs Rashid

Mrs Shabir


Catering Staff - Orchard Site


Ms Walsh - Mellors Catering

Mrs Bentley - Mellors Catering


Lunchtime Supervisors


Mrs Dawson

Mrs Khan

Mrs Kauser

Mrs Munir

Premises Staff


G Taylors and Son - Janitor


Mrs Williams - Cleaner

Mrs Dawson - Cleaner

Mrs Hudson - Cleaner

Mrs Mahmood - Cleaner

Mrs Raistrick - Cleaner

Mrs Ramzan- Cleaner

Mrs Tickner - Cleaner