Miss Goodchild - Reception
Miss Goodchild joined the school in September 2015, having previously been at the school as a student teacher. She has recently returned to university part time, in order to become an Early Years specialist. Her hobbies include music concerts, theatre trips, socialising with friends and travelling as much as possible!
Mrs Amigoni - Class 2
Mrs Amigoni joined the school in 2008. She is the subject leader for maths and PE and qualified as a Maths Specialist Teacher in 2013. She is a staff governor and runs a variety of lunchtime and after school clubs. Mrs Amigoni also teaches swimming to children in Key Stage 2. Her interests outside of school include Taekwondo, kickboxing, keeping fit and socialising with friends.
Miss Bradshaw - Class 2
Miss Bradshaw joined our school in September 2016 and is covering Mrs Amigoni's maternity leave in Class 2. She completed her teaching training in Bristol but grew up in Cardiff. In her spare time she likes going to the gym and socialising with her friends.
Miss Melling - Class 3
Miss Melling studied at Swansea University reading History. She went on to do her PGCE at the University of Gloucestershire. She joined the British School in 2014 as an NQT. Her specialism is music and she leads the singing club and plays the piano in some singing assemblies. Her interests outside of school are keeping fit and socialising with her friends.
Mr Pritchard - Class 4
Mr Pritchard joined the school in March 2012 as a NQT after working in various schools since qualifying. He worked in a bank in Birmingham before training to become a teacher. He particularly enjoys teaching Maths, French and PE. Out of school he enjoys keeping fit by running, cycling, playing football, swimming and visiting old friends.
Mrs Swain - Class 5
Mrs. Swain taught for three years in Manchester Schools before taking a career break to start her own family. She moved to Gloucestershire after a two-year visit to South Africa. She has one child at the British School where she is a member of the Senior Management Team, is responsible for the Assessment and Tracking Data for the school and is the Literacy Coordinator. She also supports her husband with developing the School's brass band. Her interests out of school include opera, theatre and entertaining friends.
Mr Roche - Class 6
Mr Roche joined the school in September 2011 as a Newly Qualified Teacher. He assists Mrs Amigoni with PE at the school and helps run several after school clubs including Football, Tag Rugby and Gymnastics and is a qualified Level 1 FA football coach, and a level 1 rugby coach. Outside of school Mr Roche has a young family and coaches his son’s football and rugby teams at weekends. He relaxes by watching sport (particularly his beloved Arsenal), watching historical based films and documentaries, listening to music and dancing.
Mrs Smith - Interventions
Mrs Smith originally trained and worked as a secondary French and Italian teacher but decided to teach at primary level after having her own children and loving helping out in their school. She joined The British School in 2014 and works with smaller groups, teaching maths and literacy. She particularly loves grammar! She also teaches French in two other local primaries. Outside of school, Mrs Smith enjoys spending time with her family and friends, dancing and exercise classes and she enjoys walking in the local countryside.
Miss Pearce - SENCO
Miss Pearce studied at the University of the West of England, specialising in Early Years. She joined The British School in May 2010 as a Newly Qualified Teacher. Outside school her interests are riding her horse called Billy, spending time with her friends and shopping! She has recently become a mum to Aimee.
Mrs Chubb - PPA Cover
Mrs Chubb has been teaching for 30 years, including a career break of 8 years when she had her children. She is married with two grown up daughters. Her eldest daughter is a primary school teacher and the youngest is currently studying history at St. Andrews University in Scotland. In her spare time she likes to keep fit, usually by going to the gym and walking at the weekends with their dog in the local area. Mrs Chubb loves pottering around in her kitchen and testing out new recipes - she likes to think she is a pretty good cook! Other hobbies include travel and reading.