Mr Twigg is our Head Teacher. He was born in Bedford, but his family moved to Sheffield when he was very young. He enjoyed living there because he likes walking in the Peak District. He has a wife called Cathryn, and two sons called Benji and Toby. He has one younger sister and a younger brother. After University he wanted to become a teacher because he loves seeing children enjoy learning. He has taught in Nottingham, then as a deputy head in Southend and before he was Head Teacher at Lane End he was our Deputy Head Teacher. He particularly enjoys art, computers and maths. His hobbies are going for walks, swimming, reading and playing with his sons and he enjoys travelling to other countries. He hopes that all the children at Lane End will have an enjoyable and valuable education.
Mrs Toyne is the Reception class teacher at Lane End. She has two boys called Ruben and Louis and is married to Mr Toyne.
Miss Preskey was born in Sheffield and is a Class 3 teacher at Lane End Primary School. She taught in Sheffield for one year and a Reception class in Alderley Edge for two years before coming to Lane End. Her hobbies include going to the gym, socialising with people and going shopping.
Mrs Tweddle (known as Mrs T) is also a Class 3 teacher. She was born in Macclesfield. She has a younger sister called Penny. She got married in 2003. Her current hobbies are skiing, snowboarding, going to the gym plus doing yoga, eating out and shopping. Her hopes for the future are to invent a magical way to get her books marked automatically, sell it to other teachers and make a million. Mrs T has said that Lane End is a very friendly place to work and she has said she would like to work more closely with children with special educational needs.
Mrs Chamberlain teaches Class 1. She was born in Wolverhampton. Her answer to the question why did you decide to become a teacher was ‘It seemed like a good idea at the time’. She has one sister called Sarah but does not have any brothers. Her hobbies are horse riding, gardening and cooking. Mrs Chamberlain has two cats, one called Gin and the other called Tonic. She is married and has a son called Albert and a daughter called Elsie.
Mr Toyne teaches Class 6 at Lane End Primary. He is married to Mrs Toyne and has two brothers and one sister. He first thought about teaching when he worked in his friends classroom for two days, and really enjoyed his time there. Mr Toyne’s hobbies are climbing hills and mountains, sleeping in the afternoon and reading.
Mr Vallance teaches Year 4. He was born on a farm in Glossop in Derbyshire. He has a son called Daniel, a daughter called Jessica and a wife called Tracey who is also a teacher. His favourite subject at the moment is science, but when he was 10 years old his favourite subject was P.E. His hobbies are rock climbing, mountain biking and watching Coronation Street! His favourite holiday was to the Canadian Rockies with his family. Mr Vallance supports Manchester City! His future hope is to be loving teaching as much as he is now!
Mrs Love is our Deputy Headteacher and the Year 5 Class Teacher. She has two sons called Harvey and Elliott.
Headteacher – Mr James Twigg (ICT, MFL, Designated Officer for Child Protection)
Deputy Head – Mrs Claire Love/Mr Chris Toyne
Class R - Mrs Helen Toyne - Music, Early Years
Class 1 - Mrs Jenni Chamberlain – Geography, PSHE, Eco-schools
Class 1 - Mrs Sarah Cookson
Class 2 - Miss Stacey Rainey – PE
Class 3 – Miss Jo Preskey – Humanities, RE, G and T
Class 3 - Mrs Gill Tweddle - SENCO, CLA, Art
Class 4 - Mr Greg Vallance - Science, Design Technology
Class 5 - Mrs Claire Love – Maths, H and S, Deputy Head
Class 5 – Mrs Jan Mealand
Class 6 - Mr Chris Toyne – Literacy, Deputy Head
Class 6 - Mrs Alison Batho
Other Teaching Staff
Mrs Liz McCoy – Teacher for PPA cover
Mrs Judith Titterington - Secretary
Mrs Geraldine Leary – Finance officer
Mrs Wendy Walsh (Mid-day Supervisor)
Mrs Doreen Woodhouse
Mrs Rachel Tucker
Mrs Danielle Campbell
Mrs Nancy Lau
Mrs Sam Stansfield - Class R
Mrs Di Davies – Class R
Mrs Anne Valentine - Class 1
Mrs Sarah Rogers - Class 6/Pupil Premium Support
Mrs Geraldine Leary - Class 1/2
Mrs Melanie Li – Class 2
Mrs Gill Davenport – Class 3
Miss Natasha Sweeney - Class 4
Mrs Natalie Gilbert - Class 1
Mrs Elaine Coughtrey - Class 4
Mrs Wendy Walsh - Class 5/6
Mrs Sandra Parker – Class 5/6
Mr Paul Sutton- Caretaker
Mr Illya Gosling - Flute / Clarinet
Mrs Samantha Yates - Guitar
Mrs Jane Harper – Cook
Mrs Jackie Lye – Assistant Cook