Our Staff

Our Teaching Staff
We have a dedicated, hardworking team of staff at Ellwood Community Primary School. Each staff member is valued and plays an important role in our school. The staff in our school are highly skilled and passionate about education. They care about each and every child's well-being and progress. They go that extra mile to ensure all our pupils are safe and happy.
"Pupils trust adults to care for them. They feel safe and happy at school".


Head Teacher: Mrs Milford (B.Ed/PGCE/NPQH/M.Ed/NPQEL)                                  

Senior Teacher & SENCO: Mrs Woodhouse
Family Support Worker: Mrs Charles (supported by Mrs Rowley)

Class Organisation

The school has 5 classes and therefore two year groups are split between two classes as shown below. This is determined by the age of the children.


Oak – EYFS only (Mrs King)

Chestnut – Year 1 and 2 (Miss Hek)

Beech - Year 2 and 3 (Mrs Aston)

Sycamore – Year 4 and 5 (Miss Williams)

Willow – Year 5 and 6 (Mrs Woodhouse)


At the moment, we are fortunate to be able to teach discrete year groups in the morning for English and Maths. Science is also taught in discrete year groups.

EYFS - Mrs King 

Year 1 - Miss Hek

Year 2 – Miss Chisman

Year 3 - Mrs Aston

Year 4 - Miss Williams

Year 5 – Miss Hayward

Year 6 - Mrs Woodhouse

  • Mrs Milford

    Headteacher - Designated Safeguarding Lead, Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, Performance and Standards (Pupil Progress and Attainment), Pupil Premium, Health and Safety, Recruitment, Staffing, Resources, Performance Management, Premises, Resources, Budget

  • Mrs King

    EYFS Class Teacher, EYFS Lead and Lead- Music coordinator

  • Mrs Chiswell

    EYFS Teaching Assistant and HLTA

  • Miss Chisman

    Year 2 Morning Teacher - PHSE Lead (life skills) - RSE Lead - KS 1 Assessment Lead- Maths lead

  • Miss Hek

    Teacher - Chestnut Class Teacher - DT - PE - shared Computing lead, Year 1 Phonics and lead, Sports Premium

  • Mrs Aston

    Teacher - Beech Class - Science - Art- RE lead

  • Miss Williams

    Teacher - Sycamore Class - MTC lead-Shared PE and History coordinator

  • Miss Hayward

    Year 5 Morning Teacher - MFL and shared Computing coordinator

  • Mrs Woodhouse

    Y6 Teacher - Senior teacher and SENDco - English lead - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Mrs Rees

    EYFS PPA teacher - Forest Adventure Leader - Teaching Assistant Yr 2 support

  • Mrs Genner-Morris

    Teaching Assistant - Year 6 and Willow Class

  • Mrs Rowley

    Teaching Assistant - Year 3 and Beech Class - Family Support Worker

  • Mrs Sheppard

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant [HLTA] - Willow and Sycamore support

  • Mrs Charles

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant [HLTA] - Support Year 2 and Chestnut class - Family Support Worker [FSW] - Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

  • Mrs Olley

    Teaching Assistant - Year 1 and Chestnut class

  • Mrs Hunt

    Teaching Assistant - Yr 5 support and Sycamore Class

  • Mrs Williams

    Mrs Williams
    HLTA Chestnut Class

  • Mrs Tait


  • Mrs Edwards

    Business Manager

  • Mrs Pendrey

    Senior Midday Supervisor

  • Mrs Alexandar

    Midday Supervisor

  • Mrs Gilmour

    Midday Supervisor

  • Mrs Thomas

    Midday Supervisor

  • Mr Mainwaring

    Caretaker, Health and Safety and Premises support

  • Miss Meek


  • Mrs Radnor