Meet our team

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Senior Leadership Team

Name Role(s)
Mr D. O'Regan


Mr F. Horgan Vice Principal
Mr T. Elvy Assistant Principal
Mrs L. Drinkwater Assistant Principal (0.6)

Ms S. Oberheim

Inclusion Manager Mainstream (0.6) 
Mrs. K. Scott Inclusion Manager Facility (0.6)
Miss H. Cotton Team Leader Years 5 and 6
Mrs. L. Gorman Team Leader Years 2, 3 and 4 (0.6)
Mrs. C. Toth Team Leader EYFS and Year 1


Name Class
Miss C. Brown Ducklings         
Mrs C. Toth Puffins
Miss S. Cruttenden
Mr K. James
Mr K. James
Miss J. Owst
Mrs S. Williams
Mr. Elvy
Miss J. Hitchman Kingfishers
Mrs H. Nesbit Sandmartins
Mr J. Reynolds Nightingales
Mrs L. Gorman
Miss M. Gould
Miss M. Gould
Miss S. Richardson
Miss E. Jefferson
Mrs L. Drinkwater
Miss I. Carter Cranes
Miss H. Cotton Razorbills
Ms R. Lawrence Swifts
Mrs S. Braime Specialist Reading Teacher
Mrs K. Scott
Miss K. Kearney
Mrs N. Wallace
Mrs A. Thompsett
Speech and Language
Mrs S. Kemp MDSA
Mrs A Thompsett
Mr B. Hart
Mrs T. Whale
Miss N. Farley
Mrs D. Bristow
Mrs C. Roberts
Mrs J. Murphy
Wraparound Care

Safeguarding Officer

Name Role
Mrs A. Scott Safeguarding Officer

Teaching Assistants

Name Class
Mrs D. Green Ducklings                    
Miss M. Green Puffins
Mrs. A. Thompsett Blackbirds
Mrs S. Moore Robins
Mrs L. Martin
Mrs H. Harvey-Sharp 
Mrs D. Bristow Kingfishers
Mrs T. Whale Sandmartins
Miss L. Kitchen Nightingales
Mrs D. Hill  Avocets
Mrs J. Murphy Oystercatchers
Miss E. Plotnik Herons
Mrs S. Nenno-Smith Cranes

Mrs T. Collins
Ms. S. Williams

Mrs R. Hubbard Swifts
Mr P. Bartholomew
Mrs L. Neal
Mrs C. Roberts
Miss N. Farley 
Mrs K. Kent HLTA


Name Role
Mrs C. Fleri PA to the Principal 
Mrs J. Winchester Attendance Officer
Miss A. Price Academy Business Manager
Mrs J. Lowe Receptionist 

Site team

Name Role
Mr C. Parker Facilities Manager
Mr. J Byrne Site Support
Mr W. Meacher  Cleaner
Ms R. Gillespie Cleaner
Mrs L. Tomlinson Cleaner

Our Contact details

West St Leonards Primary Academy
Harley Shute Road
St Leonards On Sea
East Sussex
TN38 8BX


Telephone: 01424 422080