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Our Staff

Meet the staff: we are fortunate to have a hardworking and dedicated staff team at Merry Hill.

There are seven full-time teachers, supported by additional teachers and a large teaching assistant team, many of whom work part-time.

All staff may be contacted via the School Office – Tel: 0208 950 2166 or Email:

Leadership Team

Ms Melissa Adams – Headteacher Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Sarah Ineson – Assistant Headteacher Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs Gemma Hall – Assistant Headteacher (working remotely)
Mrs Fay Summers SEN Coordinator & Inclusion

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Teaching Staff

Ms Elishia Jones Nursery Early Years Specialist
Mrs Fay Summers Reception – Zebras / Reception Lead
Miss Sarah O’Donnell Reception – Zebras
Miss Lauren Bates Reception – Elephants
Miss Gracie Finch Year 1 – Lions
Miss Katie Honnor Year 1 – Panthers / KS1 Lead
Miss Fiona Nicoll Year 2 – Bears
Mrs Trudie Goodwin Year 2 – Bears
Miss Jamie Stringer Year 2 – Giraffes

Learning Support Assistants

Early Years Key Stage 1
Mrs Tamsin Barnes Mrs Sarah Bradbury
Mrs Hayley Currie Ms Nadia Din
Mrs Helen Gavriel Mrs Sarah Earle
Miss Daniella Gold Mrs Lisa Kemp
Mrs Cassie Hill Mrs Rebecca Parker
Mrs Kirsty Rogerson
Mrs Ellen Ogilvie Jones Miss Poppy Reuben
Miss Ellie Willingham Mrs Fatima Shahzad
Mrs Alison Mitzman

Midday Supervision Team

  • Mrs Helen Gavriel
  • Mrs Cassie Hill
  • Mrs Lisa Kemp
  • Mrs Hayley Currie
  • Mrs Alison Mitzman
  • Mrs Kirsty Rogerson
  • Mrs Fatima Shahzad
  • Ms Nadia Din
  • Miss Lauren Atalay

Breakfast Club Team

  • Ms Christine Krangel
  • Mrs Gabriella Michaelson
  • Miss Daniella Gold
  • Miss Ellie Willingham

Mini Forest Explorers

  • Mrs Alison Mitzman
  • Mrs Kirsty Rogerson

School Administration Team

Mrs Emma Stephenson Office Manager
Ms Christine Krangel Admin Assistant (Mornings)
Mrs Annette Tooley Admin Assistant (Afternoons)
Mr Ian Reid Site Manager

Kitchen Staff (Herts Catering Ltd)

Mrs Gabriella Michaelson School Cook
Mrs Jo Johnson Assistant Cook
To be confirmed Assistant Cook