Alburgh with Denton Primary School have a team of talented, dedicated and enthusiastic staff. On this page, the staff introduce themselves.
Mrs Sonnex, Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Leader
I joined this school in September 2010 as Oaks class teacher, SENCO and Literacy coordinator. I took over as Headteacher in September 2016 and feel privileged to be headteacher of this amazing school.
Mrs Burns, Interim Headteacher
I am pleased to take up the post of Interim Headteacher during Mrs Sonnex's maternity leave. I have previously been head of a number of schools in Norfolk and the West Midlands. Alburgh with Denton CE School ia an amazing place, offering many opportunities for pupils, both academically and also through an enriched curriculum.
Mrs Byer, School Secretary/Finance Officer
Mr O'Sullivan, Resident Caretaker
I’m the Resident Caretaker/Cleaner at the school. I have been here for 11 years and my role is very varied from fixing the toilets to liaising with staff regarding school issues. I am also the Design & Technology Technician at the local High School, Archbishop Sancroft.
Mrs Varela, Acorns Class Teacher
I completed my PGCE through the UEA last July. I got my first teaching post in a maternity cover position as a reception class teacher at Kelsale CEVC Primary school. I really enjoy teaching and I am very excited about working at this lovely school as the Acorns class teacher
Miss Hipperson, Seedlings Class Teacher
I have just completed my SCITT teacher training and am very excited to return back to Alburgh. Previous to teacher training I have worked in a range of schools as a TA and completed my Childhood studies degree. This alongside being a dance teacher has inspired me to become the best teacher I can be.
Ms Strode, Saplings Class Teacher and English Subject Leader
Mrs Goodhew, Oaks Class Teacher, Maths Subject Leader, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leader and SENCO
I went to Brunel University for my teaching degree and started my first post in Dagenham. I then spent many years teaching in Kent. Ten years ago I was lucky enough to find a position here. I love my job, although it keeps me very busy.
Miss Francis, Acorns Class Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Forest School Leader
I have worked at this school for 13 years. I studied at City College Norwich where I gained a BTEC National Diploma in Early Years before starting at this school aged 18, and have loved it ever since! I am also the Forest School Leader and love taking the children to learn new skills in the woodland. This school is lovely to work at, the children are all so polite and kind, and all take care of each other.
Mrs Wright, Oaks Class Higher Level Teaching Assistant and PE Coordinator
I have been working at this school for 15 years now, the last 9 as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant. As PE co-ordinator for the school, I love teaching all the different types of sport and seeing the children progress over their time here.
Mrs Bentley, Saplings Class Teaching Assistant and School Council Leader
I am a teaching assistant in Oaks class. I have been at this school for 10 years. I love this school because the children are fantastic and there is always lots going on. I really enjoy getting involved with the school council and the impressive projects they take on.
Mrs Sampson, Saplings Learning Support Assistant
I have worked in a school setting for 16 years, mainly KS1. I have completed my level 4 in childrens care, learning and development. I am passionate about working with children who have barrierts to learning.
Mrs Scott, Seedlings Class Teaching Assistant
Mrs Way, Senior Midday Supervisor
Miss Powell, Midday Supervisor
My daughter started this school in 2017 since then I have become the chair of the PTA and have just started as an MSA at lunchtimes. I look forward to being part of the team and working at the school.
Will Copeman, Midday Supervisor
Mrs Mounser- Server