Headship Team

From September 2018 the Headship (Senior Leadership) Team at Gusford consists of:

Headteacher: Mrs Claire Claydon

Deputy Headteacher: Mrs Hannah Cagney

Assistant Headteachers: Mrs Pippa Wake & Mrs Christine Holmes

School Business Manager: Miss Victoria Martin

Roles & Responsibilities of the Headship Team

Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Cagney, is responsible for Assessment across the school and is a member of our English team. She oversees teaching and learning and pastoral matters in Early Years and our Year 1 and Year 2 classes. As Deputy Head Mrs Cagney has a lead role in monitoring Behaviour and Anti-Bullying across the whole school.

Assistant Headteacher, Mrs Wake, is responsible for monitoring and developing the quality of learning and teaching across the whole school. She oversees teaching and learning and pastoral matters in Years 5 and 6. Mrs Wake is a Specialist Leader for Education for Maths and she leads our Maths team. As a Key Stage 2 moderator she will also support our work to improve children’s writing.

Our Extended Leadership Team

Phase Leader for EYFS: Mrs Race

Year Group Leader for Year 1: Miss Gooch

Year Group Leader for Year 2: Miss Boyton

Year Group Leader for Year 3: Mr Shinn

Phase Leader for Lower Juniors & Year Group Leader for Year 4: Mrs Hughes

Year Group Leader for Year 5: Miss Williams

Year Group Leader for Year 6: Mrs Wake

SENCo: Mrs Hook

Student & Family Support Leads: Mrs Hook & Mrs Shanks

Safeguarding team

Gusford is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children. It has thorough safeguarding policies and a safer recruitment policy. If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of a child at Gusford please contact one of our safeguarding leads:

Mrs C Claydon, Headteacher

Mrs Walker or Mrs Wright, Family Engagement Team members

Mrs Cagney, Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Wake, Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Holmes, Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Shanks, Alternative Provision Teacher

They can be contacted by phoning the school on 01473 682148.