Meet The Team
We have a fantastic team at our school- you can read a little more about us below.
Head Teacher- Mrs Vicky Cook
Mrs Cook started at our school in April 2010. She has worked in several other schools previously and has lots of experience working with children of all ages. She lives with her husband James (a baker) and her dog, Pickle. She enjoys walking, biking and playing badminton. Mrs Cook is also teaching Topaz Class alongside Mrs Brown.
Adminstrator-Mrs Jackie Dwane
Mrs Dwane has been working at school for several years, prior to that she was Chair to Friends of Welbourn School for two years and also came in to help as a volunteer. She has lived in Welbourn most of her life and knows the school very well. She is married to Mick and has twin girls, Rebecca and Catherine who now attend the Sir William Robertson Academy
Senior Teacher and Topaz Class Teacher- Mrs Jo Brown
Mrs Jo Brown started at our school in September 2011. She is a very experienced teacher with lots of exciting skills to bring to our school and is our Senior Teacher. She really excited her new class when she came for interview using lots of new technologies! She is teaching Topaz Class this year alongside Mrs Cook.
Emerald Teacher- Miss Claire Cottam
Miss Cottam has worked at Welbourn School for several years, she began her teaching career at this school! The most enjoyable thing about her job is learning lots of new things with the children, and the the quirky remarks that children make about different things! She loves that no one day is ever the same, and that the children constantly surprise her with their fantastic enthusiasm. She lives at home with her partner Doug and their three cats. Miss Cottam enjoys renovating her old house, and watching Moto GP - as she is Valentino Rossi's biggest fan!
Amethyst Class Teacher- Miss Jennie Freeman
Miss Freeman started at out school in September 2012 as a Graduate Teacher, working alongside Miss Sargison! In September 2013 Miss Freeman started teaching Amethyst Class and she is really excited about all the fantastic learning opportunities she is creating for them!
Moonstone Class Teacher-Miss Sarah Sargison
Miss Sargison started at our school in May 2011. Miss Sargison likes to dance in her spare time including ballroom, Latin and line dancing! She also enjoys visiting other countries and particularly enjoyed her trip to Kenya where she taught in a Kenyan school and went on Safari! Miss. Sargison loves making lessons exciting by bringing the classroom to life!
Topaz and Emerald Teaching Assistant- Mrs Andrea Batchelor
Mrs Batchelor works in Class One at Welbourn. She is married and has just celebrated her 25th wedding anniversary. Her 3 children have attended the school over the years and she now has been part of the team for several years!
Topaz, Emerald and Moonstone Teaching Assistant- Mrs Lara Colman
Mrs Colman is married to James and has two children. She was a parent helper when her children first started at Welbourn Primary School in 2006. She then started working in the school in early 2009 initially doing display work and then becoming a teaching assistant in class 2 and 3. Mrs Colman also has a love of animals, many share her home and inspire her art work and the children know who to call when an injured hedgehog is found on the school field
Amethyst Class Teaching Assistant- Mrs Claire Kinton
Mrs Kinton joined our school in May 2013 and from September is working in Amethyst Class supporting children. She has three children who are all at Welbourn Primary and she is a talented writer with several published books!
Lunchtime Leader and Teaching Assistant- Mrs Janet McBain
Mrs McBain started with us in October 2012. She has worked with our pre-school in the past and has already altered lunch times and introduced some wonderful new games too! Mrs McBain is now working as a Teaching Assistant in Topaz and Emerald Classes this year.
Midday Supervisor- Mrs Sharon Dame
Mrs Dame has lived in Welbourn most of her life. She went to Welbourn Primary School when she was younger and now her son really enjoys being at Welbourn Primary School, her daughter goes to High School in Sleaford. She has worked as a midday supervisor for two years! Her hobbies are cooking, baking, and also gardening.
Breakfast Club Leader and Midday Supervisor- Mrs Fiona Thorpe
We are delighted that Mrs Thorpe has joined our team once again as Breakfast Club leader and Midday Supervisor. Her son attends our school and she brings a wealth of experience and ideas to our Breakfast club and lunchtimes.
Caretaker- Mr Chad Watchorn
Mr Watchorn has been part of our school team for several years. He is always quick to fix problems and works really hard in school to make sure it is clean and tidy. He is a real asset to our school, particularly when things need mending!
We also have a fantastic team of governors who support our school- to find out more about them please click on the Governors' Area of the website.