Water Lane Primary Academy

"Enrichment for life"

Who's Who

 Water Lane Primary Academy Staff



Leadership, Administration and Pastoral Staff


Mr James Kenyon


Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Ms Jenny Redgrove

Ms Tessa Alexander

Reach2 Deputy Director of Education

Reach2 Associate School Leader

Assistant Headteacher 

(Deputy DSL)

Mr Watkins

Assistant Headteacher 

(Deputy DSL)

Mr Graves

School Business Manager

Ms Stephenson

Office Manager

Ms Clark

Office Assistant

Mr Bridger

Pastoral Support Worker (Deputy DSL)

Ms Radford


Teaching and Learning Support Staff


Class Teachers

Year Group

Learning Support

Mr Watkins

KS2 Phase Leader

Maths Lead

Computing Lead

Whole School


Mr Graves

EY Phase Leader

Phonics Lead

SENCO/Inclusion Lead

Music Lead


Ms Lucking

Ms Stephenson

Ms Taylor

Art and Design Lead

Design and Technology Lead

Year 1

Ms Sorrell

Ms Herbert (Trainee)

Ms Mlinar

History and Geography Lead

Year 2

Ms Whitcomb

Ms Anderson (Trainee)

Ms Farquhar

Science Lead

Year 3

Ms Ochap-Scheich

Ms Kent

11B411 Ambassador

Curriculum Lead

RE and PSHE Lead

Deputy DSL

Year 4

Ms Allen


Ms Boughton

English Lead

Year 5

Ms Hawthorne (Trainee)

Mr Evans

PE and Sport Lead

Year 6

Ms Kirk


Catering Staff


Catering Manager

Ms Bannister

Assistant Cook

Ms Pisula

Catering Assistant

Ms Sciarrino

Midday Assistants

All Learning Support Staff

Breakfast Club Assistant

Ms Allen

Breakfast Club Assistant

Ms Bannister


Site Staff



Mr de Wijk


Ms Bannister


Ms Sciarrino



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         


REAch2 Financial Information -


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.


Water Lane Primary Academy


Pemberley Primary Academy


Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery


Garden City Academy 


Green Ridge Primary Academy


Wilshere-Dacre Primary Academy