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Horizon Academy Trust is an exempt charity regulated by the Secretary of State for Education.

company number 08411590

registered office is C/O Biggin Hill Primary School, Biggin Avenue, Bransholme, Hull, United Kingdom HU7 4RL.

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Thanet Primary School

Developing aspirations, building futures
and letting imaginations fly as we aim high

Our Staff

School Leadership Team

Mrs J Machon          Headteacher and Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs J Shortman       Deputy Headteacher

Mrs S Tucker       Assistant Headteacher

Mrs J de-Vries          School Business Manager

Miss C Fleetwood     KS2 Phase Leader

Mrs R Reading          KS1 Phase Leader

Mrs L Lalor                EYFS Phase Leader

Mrs J Abbott             Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator  (SENCo)



Mrs A Bell                                      Nursery

Mrs J Waudby                               Nursery

Mrs L Lalor                                    RLL/Early Years Lead 

Miss S Cammish                           RSC/Computing Lead

Mrs R Edmond                             1RE/History Lead

Miss I Hall/Miss C McGlinchey     2HM/RE and Geography Leads

Miss R Reading                            2RR/Maths Lead

Miss D Ibbitson/Miss A Suddaby   3IS/French and Music Leads

Miss J Forth                                  3JF/Art Lead

Miss C Fleetwood                         4CF/Maths Lead

Miss R Birch                                 4RB/School Council

Miss K Abbey                                5KA/KS 2 Reading Lead

Mrs J Johnson/Mrs S Miles           5JM/PE and PSHE Leads

Mrs L Frank                                   6LF/Science Lead

Mrs K Hall                                     6KH/DT Lead

Mrs L Fisher                                  Reading Specialist

Teaching Assistants

Mrs J Laud                 Lead Cover Supervisor

Mr S Tee                    Lead Cover Supervisor

Mrs N Graham           PE Coach

Classroom Support Teaching Assistants

Nursery  -  Mrs T Jeffery  & Miss E Woomble & Miss D Jackson

Reception  -  Miss S Atkin & Mrs L Harley & Mrs K Jenkinson & Miss M Bowler & Mrs T Jeffery & Mr D Coulman & Miss K Gibson & Miss A Carter  

Year 1  -  Mrs S Maslin & Miss H Boddy & Miss K Edwards 

Year 2  -  Mrs H Coulman & Mrs S Jackson 

Year 3  -  Mrs J Moore & Mrs D Taylor & Mrs S Dunn 

Year 4  -  Mrs R Jamieson & Mrs S Hall & Mrs V Rawson

Year 5  -  Mrs S Griffin & Mrs T Hurst & Mrs H Gibbins

Year 6  -  Mrs J Laud & Mrs V Russell & Mrs J Clark

Specialist Support

Mrs A Warrior - Attendance, Deputy Safeguarding Lead and Family Support 

Miss D Sutherland - Safeguarding, Well-Being and Attendance

Mrs N Herbert - Emotional Literacy Support Assistant (ELSA)

Mrs H Gibbins - Emotional Well Being (EWB)

Mrs D Bulman - SEN Support

Mrs J Dixon - Reading Support

Mrs G Lister - Reading Support

Admin Team

Mrs J de-Vries        School Business Manager

Mrs J Marin             Administration Officer

Miss L Moore          Administration Assistant

Miss B Scarah         Administration Assistant

Premises Staff

Mr M Rhodes     Senior Site Facility Officer

Cleaning Staff  -  Mrs T Black  &  Miss L McWatters 

                           Mrs M Stephenson &  Mrs D Purvis & Mrs T Walton

Lunchtime Supervisors


Lunchtime Support Officers  -        Mr D Coulman     Miss H Boddy 

                                                      Miss K Edwards   Miss L McWatters    

                                                      Mrs R Jamieson   Mrs J Noble

                                                      Mrs V Russell     

                                                      Mr P Wardell

After School Club

Ms J Clark           After School Club Manager

Mr D Coulman     After School Club Assistant

Mrs L Skinner       After School Club Assistant

Mrs D Taylor        After School Club Assistant

Miss H Boddy      After School Club Assistant