Ark Ayrton is proud to have a low turnover of staff, enabling you and your child to form lasting relationships with the staff caring for them.

  • Anne H Chapman – Headteacher of Ark Ayrton Primary Academy and Ark Ayrton Nursery
  • Julie Ayrton – Manager of Ark Ayrton Nursery 
  • Chris Kone - Deputy Manager & Designated Safeguarding Officer & SENCO
  • Jessica Harrison - Early Years Professional 
  • Amanda Phillimore - Starfish Room Leader
  • Kimberley Todd - Turtles Room Leader
  • Gemma Paddon - Jellyfish Room Leader

 

Staff team

Turtles (0 – 24 months)

  • Kimberley Todd - Room Leader
  • Paige Wort - Level 3
  • Kira Keates - Apprentice

 

Starfish (24 months – 30 months)

  • Amanda Phillimore - Room Leader
  • Sharon Williamson - Level 3
  • Grace Orrell - Level 2
  • Tarnya Summers- Apprentice

 

Jellyfish (30 months - 36 months)

  • Gemma Paddon - Room Leader
  • Emily Hannam - Level 3
  • Abby Barker - Level 3
  • Emma Harper - Level 3
  • Bonnie Moore - Level 3
  • Bobby Sills - Level 3

 

Hartland Point and Start Point : pre-school (year before school)

  • Helen Drake - Nursery Teacher
  • Hayley Payne - Nursery Nurse
  • Natalie Cowie - Level 3
  • Jordan McGuire - Level 3
  • Emily Woolley - Level 3
  • Marlee Hatherley - Apprentice

 

Maternity Leave

  • Jolene Jordan - Level 3 
  • Sarah McLean - Level 3

 

Administration and Finance

  • Jackie Gillespie
  • Jenny Skinner

 

Caretaking and Cleaning

  • Mr David Dunning
  • Mr Hung Fai Nam