Water Lane Primary Academy

"Enrichment for life"

Who's Who

 Water Lane Primary Academy Staff


Leadership, Administration and Pastoral Staff


Ms Amy Rawlinson


Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Ms Elaine Brook

REAch2 Advisory Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Science, DT and Computing Lead

Ms Jenny Redgrove

REAch2 Deputy Director of Education

Science, DT and Computing Lead

Ms Tessa Morey

Mr Martin Henson

Ms Rachael Stevenson

Ms Jackie Griffiths

Ms Jackie Johnson

REAch2 Associate School Leader
Mr Barry Watkins

Assistant Headteacher

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Ms Laura Kent

Assistant Headteacher

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Ms Emma Clark

Office Coordinator

Ms Toni MercerOffice Administrator


 Class Teachers 


Ms Taylor

SENCo and Inclusion Lead

Phonics/Early Reading Lead

Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)

Senior Leadership Team


Ms Kent

Curriculum Lead

11B411 Ambassador


Phonics/Early Reading Lead

Professional Mentor

Senior Leadership Team


Ms Satari

History Lead

Geography Lead

RE Lead


Ms Kanzaria

Art and Music Lead


Ms Chowdhury

Behaviour and Culture Lead


Year 1

Ms Metzner

Year 2

Ms Dabin

Year 3

Mr McCabe

Year 4

Ms Farquhar

Literacy Lead

Year 5

Mr Watkins

Maths and PE Lead

Data and Assessment Lead

ECT Mentor

Senior Leadership Team


Ms Howe

MFL Lead

Year 6

Leadership Support Staff

Ms Wiltshire

Ms Lawrence

Ms Smail



Year 2

Year 3/5


Learning Support Assistants (LSAs)


Ms Lucking
Ms Sorrell
Ms Ochap-Scheich
Ms Bond


Catering Staff


Ms Bannister

Catering Manager

Ms Pisula

Assistant Cook

Ms Taylor

Catering Assistant

All LSAs

Ms Bastow

Ms Nowak

Midday Assistants

    Ms Bannister

Breakfast Club Assistant 

Ms Allen

Breakfast Club Assistant


Site Staff


Mr de Wijk


Ms Bannister


Reach2 Academy Trust

Founded in 2012, REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in England.


REAch2 Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with company number 08452281. Registered office address: Henhurst Ridge Primary Academy, Henhurst Ridge, Branston, Burton-Upon-Trent, DE13 9SZ.



REAch2 main office – 01283 246433         


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To effectively provide high quality support to circa 60 REAch2 schools, a regional cluster model has been adopted. Details of the clusters of schools are set out below:


  • Cluster 1 covering Cannock, Staffordshire, Telford and Wolverhampton areas
  • Cluster 2 covering Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire and Lichfield areas
  • Cluster 3 covering Rugby, Atherstone, Birmingham and Nuneaton areas
  • Cluster 4 covering Letchworth Garden City, Hitchin, Harlow and Aylesbury areas
  • Cluster 5 covering Lowestoft and Beccles areas
  • Cluster 6 covering Essex, Clacton on Sea, Colchester and Ipswich areas
  • Cluster 7 covering Croydon and West Sussex areas
  • Cluster 8 covering Kent, Gravesend, Bexleyheath, Purfleet and Deptford areas
  • Cluster 9 covering Reading areas
  • Cluster 10 covering London - Waltham Forest, Chigwell, Dagenham, Leyton and Romford areas


Our cluster 4 consists of the following schools with whom we share good practice.