A Venn Academy Trust School

– Together we will…

Venn is a pioneering academy trust, committed to building educational environments where all pupils are inspired to become lifelong learners who achieve the very highest standards possible.

Collaborating with all partners, the Trust works with its unique settings to create world class learning experiences for all.

Registered address:

Venn Academy Trust
Albion House
Albion Lane
East Yorkshire
HU10 6TS.

A charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales (company number: 09662303).

School Staff 2023-2024

Miss L Pitts Head of School – Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs K Roantree Assistant Head and Year 1/2 Phase Leader
Mr T Havercroft Assistant Head, SENCO and Year 3/4 Phase Leader
Mr B Atkinson Assistant Head and Year 5/6 Phase Leader
Mrs L Smith Assistant Head and EYFS Leader
Mr A Kitchin School Business Manager
Mrs L Smith Assistant Head, EYFS Phase Leader and Reception Teacher
Mrs C Metcalfe Reception Teacher
Mrs T Frost Nursery Teacher
Mrs H Craven Nursery Teacher
Mrs L Walker Nursery Teacher
Mrs J Walker Nursery Teacher (Maternity Leave)
Miss J Hilton Nursery Nurse
Mrs T Scarr General Support TA
Mrs J Taylor General Support TA
Mrs D Ellwood General Support TA
Mrs H Comins General Support TA
Mrs L Sharp General Support TA
Mrs K Walsh General Support TA
Miss S Allison 1:1 TA
Key Stage 1
Mrs K Roantree Assistant Head, KS1 Phase Leader and Year 1 Teacher
Miss C Saltan Year 1 Teacher
Miss Z Callow Year 2 Teacher
Miss M Kirlew Year 2 Teacher
Mrs A Long Year 1 Teacher
Mrs K Watson General Support TA
Mrs V Barnett General Support TA and ELSA
Mrs A Murray General Support TA and ELSA
Mrs C Smith General Support TA
Miss C Adams General Support TA
Mrs S Stewart Phonics TA

Key Stage 2

Year 3 and 4

Mr T Havercroft Assistant Head, SENCO, Y3/4 Phase Leader and Year 4 Teacher
Mr T Williams Year 3 Teacher
Miss M Hall Year 4 Teacher
Miss S Stephenson Year 4 Teacher
Mrs N Kendall Year 3 Teacher (Maternity Leave)
Miss P Gilbey General Support TA
Mrs J O’Neill General Support TA
Mrs L Wadsworth General Support TA
Miss L Wright General Support TA
Mrs G Wigglesworth General Support TA
Mrs C Allen General Support TA

Key Stage 2

Year 5 and 6

Mr B Atkinson Assistant Head, Y5/6 Phase Leader and Year 6 Teacher
Mr D Cothay Year 5 Teacher
Miss J Lee Year 5 Teacher
Mrs Z Mitchell Year 6 Teacher
Miss A Dyson Year 6 Teacher
Mrs E Sykes Year 6 Interventions Teacher
Mrs D Garrod Year 5 Teacher (Maternity Leave)
Mrs A O’Brien HLTA
Mrs F Garmston General Support TA
Mr L Arthur General Support TA
Miss A Tait General Support TA
Miss K Ledger General Support TA
Miss CA Morrell General Support TA
Miss S Silvester Tutoring TA
Learning Support  
Mr A Knaggs Sports Coach
Mrs A Carter Safeguarding Deputy DSL and Welfare Liaison Officer

Admin Team

Mr A Kitchin School Business Manager
Mrs H Batty Senior Administrative Assistant
Miss M Allen Junior Admin and Finance Assistant
Miss C Day
Junior Admin and Finance Assistant
Premises Staff  
Mr N Dean Site Manager
Mrs N Ul-Nisa Cleaner
Miss K Robson  Cleaner
Mrs K Morrisroe
Miss J Palmer  Cleaner
Miss L Dickinson
Miss N Hardey Cleaner
Lunchtime Staff  
Miss T Greaves Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs D Nurden Lunchtime Supervisor
Catering Staff  
Mrs D Murray Senior Cook
Miss K Robson General Catering Assistant
Mrs C Arthur General Catering Assistant
Miss E Dickinson General Catering Assistant
Miss N Hardey General Catering Assistant

I like school because we do lots of fun activities!

Year 4 Pupil

The best thing about school is seeing my friends and the teachers.

Year 4 Pupil

It is really easy to make new friends. That is an amazing thing about this School!

Year 6 Pupil

I love doing our Thursday activities. They’re fun and teach me something new.

Year 6 Pupil

My favourite lesson at school is English. I can let my imagination run wild!

Year 6 Pupil

I love doing sports at Griffin. It keeps me fit and healthy!

Year 6 Pupil