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Richard De Clare Community Academy

With a Nursery for 3 to 4 year olds.

Dream Big, Work Hard, Believe and Achieve.

Our Staff

Teaching Staff

Head Teacher

Miss L Bellett


Deputy Head Teacher

Mrs L Wren


Extended Leadership Team

Miss F Shaw - KS2 Phase Leader and English Subject Lead

Mrs C Smith - EYFS and KS1 Phase Leader

Mrs M Leon - SENDCO and Inclusion Lead


Year 6 Teachers

Mrs N Hayward

Mr G Columb


Year 5 Teachers

Miss K Lapwood 

Miss F Shaw


Year 4 Teachers

Miss K Howlett

Miss P Byatt


Year 3 Teachers

Miss M Hinkin


Year 2 Teacher

Mrs L Hack

Miss S Newton


Year 1 Teachers

Mrs D Cackett

Miss K Bickmore


Reception Teachers

Mrs H Davey

Mrs C Smith


Nursery Teacher

Mrs N Marciano



Mrs M Leon


Learning Support


Mrs J Swift

Mrs K Rugg

Mrs J Root


Learning Support Assistants

Miss A Phillips

Miss L Kilany

Mrs R Gediking

Mrs K Hockley

Miss S Smith

Miss A Connell

Miss L May

Mrs B Easter

Mrs L Keough

Miss T De'ath

Mrs S Huggins


Pastoral Support Officer

Mrs K Chapman

Mrs K Harrison


Office Staff


Office Manager

Mrs D Hill

Administrative Assistant

Mrs K Smith


Site Staff

Site Manager

Mr J Partlo

Mr T Ford


Catering Team

Catering Manager

Mrs C Ellis

Catering Assistant

Mrs C Elsey


Midday Assistants

Mrs P Matthews

Mrs C Harrigan

Ms A Bacchus

Ms M Martin

Mrs S Rahman

Mrs L Good




Bridge Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 07663795. Registered Office: Community Building, Bridge Academy Trust, Brian Close, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9DZ.

Tel: 01245 202 937