Springwell Learning Community

The Team

Name: Phil Hutchinson
Position: Executive Principal
Length of service: 14 years
Interests: Football and Cricket 
Currently reading: Helping Children Learn Accidentally, Hywel Roberts
Favourite food: Fish
Ideal holiday: Brazil (Amazon)
Most likely to say: "You've done really well"/ "How much does it cost?"
Three words to describe you: Approachable, Fair, Driven
What the students say: Wants the best for us

Name: David Mills
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Photography & music technology
Currently reading: David Khan: Codebreakers
Favourite food: Avocado
Ideal holiday: Scuba diving somewhere hot
Most likely to say: “How are you?”
Three words to describe you: Always very busy
What the students say: He cares

Name: Mr Swain
Position: Executive Vice Principal
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Motorbikes, Rugby, food.
Currently reading: Band of Brothers – Stephen Ambrose
Favourite food: Steak (rare)
Ideal holiday: Skiing
Most likely to say: Thanks for that.
Three words to describe you: Beard, overweight, funny.
What the students say: He’s fair and will listen to your side.

Name: Mr Burns
Position: Head of Centre (Phoenix House)/Assistant Principal
Length of service: 9 years
Interests: Football, Golf, Socialising, Family, Aston Villa
Currently reading: Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
Favourite food: Sunday Roast
Ideal holiday: Las Vegas
Most likely to say: Excellent!
Three words to describe you: Caring, Committed, dedicated
What the students say: Your jokes are shocking!

Name: Ms Patchett
Position: Parent Support Advisor/Safeguarding Leader
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Family and skiing
Currently reading: Seven habits of highly effective people
Favourite food: Italian
Ideal holiday: Skiing/Exotic sun
Most likely to say: How are you today?/Would you like to talk?
Three words to describe you: Warm, honest and fun
What the students say: I need to see you

Assistant Psychologist

Name: Lisa Forge
Position: Assistant Psychologist
Length of service: Beginning of December 2017
Interests: reading, travelling and psychology
Currently reading: I Know Where She Is – S. B. Caves
Favourite food: Roast dinner in a giant Yorkshire pudding
Ideal holiday: West Coast of America
Most likely to say: Do you want a chat?
Three words to describe you: Enthusiastic, passionate and short
What the students say: Where are you from?

Teachers

Name: Mr Anderson
Position: KS2 Coordinator
Length of service: 3 years
Interests: Cricket, golf and swimming
Currently reading: Nothing to lose by Lee Child
Favourite food: Sunday roast
Ideal holiday: Camping
Most likely to say: How much?
Three words to describe you: Passionate, conscientious and fair
What the students say: Firm but fair

Name: Miss Barber
Position: KS2 Teacher
Length of service: Start of year 2017-2018
Interests: Travelling
Currently reading: Oops! Helping children to learn accidently
Favourite food: Thai food
Ideal holiday: Thailand
Most likely to say: "Make the right choice"
Three words to describe you: Trustworthy, thoughtful, fair
What the students say: Can we stroke the Guinea Pigs!

Name: Ms Wilkinson
Position: KS3 Teacher
Length of service: 3 years
Interests: Dress making and football
Currently reading: Patricia Cornwall, Body of evidence
Favourite food: Indian
Ideal holiday: Anywhere sunny, hot and quiet
Most likely to say: Cheer up
Three words to describe you: Energetic, fair, happy
What the students say: That I'm funny, crazy and I dance too much.

Name: Miss Foster
Position: KS3 Teacher/SEN Leader
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Gym and Pugs
Currently reading: My not so perfect life by Sophie Kinsella
Favourite food: Roast dinner
Ideal holiday: Route 66 (USA)
Most likely to say: "Are you alright?"
Three words to describe you: Calm, conscientious, thrifty
What the students say: Nice

Name: Miss Stockdale
Position: Science Teacher/ KS4 coordinator/ exam officer
Length of service: 4 years
Interests: Shooting/ walking/ dogs/ cooking
Currently reading: Woman in Berlin
Favourite food: Steak
Ideal holiday: Cottage in country, walking with dogs
Most likely to say: I'll do it
Three words to describe you: Hurricane of chaos
What the students say: Are you mad?

Name: Ms Kavanagh Mills
Position: Teacher
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Reading & baking
Currently reading: Jane Eyre
Favourite food: Tapas
Ideal holiday: Venice
Most likely to say: Morning poppet
Three words to describe you: Honest, caring and crazy
What the students say: "She's a bit crazy". or "Are you crazy, Miss?"

Name: Richard Albery
Position: Teacher
Length of service: Since Easter 2018
Interests: Football, Grimsby Town, Music
Currently reading: CALCIO - A History of Italian Football
Favourite food: Thai Food
Ideal holiday: Hawaii
Most likely to say: 'Hello mate, you alright?'
Three words to describe you: Pragmatic, Weird, Funny
What the students say:

Name: Miss Briggs
Position: KS3 Teacher
Length of service: Started April 2018
Interests: Travelling, Gym, Socialising
Currently reading: The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day - Christopher Edge
Favourite food: Tapas
Ideal holiday: New York, Bali, Canada...anywhere really!
Most likely to say: Make the right choice!
Three words to describe you: Caring, Thoughtful, Fair.
What the students say: You having a laugh?

Name: Mr Knight
Position: Maths Teacher
Length of service: 9 years
Interests: Football, spending time with the family, rugby league, films
Currently reading: John Gregory - The boss
Favourite food: Pizza
Ideal holiday: Florida
Most likely to say: Living the dream
Three words to describe you: Happy, funny, friendly
What the students say: Your funny Sir

Name: Mr Farman
Position: Teacher
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Sport and socialising
Currently reading: Alex Ferguson - My Life.
Favourite food: Curry
Ideal holiday: Mexico
Most likely to say: I win
Three words to describe you: Playful, big brother and kind
What the students say: Fun to play with

HLTAs

Name: Mrs Connall
Position: HLTA 1
Length of service: 7 years
Interests: Time with family and friends
Currently reading: Martina Cole
Favourite food: Any fruit
Ideal holiday: Any sunny location
Most likely to say: Morning!
Three words to describe you: To the point
What the students say: Are you joking

Name: Mr Lucas
Position: HLTA 2 – Care Team
Length of service: 4 years
Interests: The great outdoors
Currently reading: A variety of books
Favourite food: BBQ
Ideal holiday: Diving
Most likely to say: Not just yet
Three words to describe you: Positive role model
What the students say: He is awesome

Name: Mr Tyson
Position: HLTA
Length of service: 19 years
Interests: Football, Reading, Sport
Currently reading: The Thirst by Jo Nesbo
Favourite food: Cheese
Ideal holiday: Sun, sea and sand
Most likely to say: Are you alright?
Three words to describe you: listener, fair and honest
What the students say: Fair but firm

Name: Mrs Lond
Position: TA3
Length of service: 11 months
Interests: Family days, watching films
Currently reading: Sleepers
Favourite food: Steak
Ideal holiday: Somewhere hot.
Most likely to say: Do you need a drink?
Three words to describe you: Happy, funny and blonde
What the students say: Where's Miss blond?

Name: Mrs Matthews
Position: HLTA1/ Care team/ Safeguarding
Length of service: 3 1/2 years
Interests: Travelling, hotels, good food
Currently reading:
Favourite food: prawns, steak
Ideal holiday: Time away with family
Most likely to say: 'Are you alright sweet?'
Three words to describe you: Smiley, happy, loud
What the students say: Loud, happy & smiley

Teaching Assistant

Name: Mr Williamson
Position: Teaching Assistant 3
Length of service: From October 2017
Interests: Football, Running
Currently reading: Sir Alex Ferguson autobiography
Favourite food: Cottage Pie
Ideal holiday: Log cabin, middle of the woods with a hot tub
Most likely to say: Chelsea, best team in the world
Three words to describe you: Bubbly, Young, Sporty
What the students say: Rubbish football player

Name: Miss Williamson
Position: KS3 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Reading books and card making.
Currently reading: The Accident by Linwood Barclay
Favourite food: Spaghetti Bolognese
Ideal holiday: Somewhere hot with a beach or sight seeing
Most likely to say: "No worries!"
Three words to describe you: Caring, fun and attentive
What the students say: It's mini Miss!

Name: Mrs McClellan
Position: KS2 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Holidays, socialising with friends/family and bob sleighing
Currently reading: The Adventure of Hector the Giraffe
Favourite food: Sunday roast
Ideal holiday: France and Scotland
Most likely to say: "What would you like for breakfast?"
Three words to describe you: Great storyteller, thoughtful and cheerful
What the students say: "Please can I have more?"

Name: Miss Pearson
Position: KS2 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 8 months
Interests: My family, theme parks and archery
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Thai Food especially "Pad Thai"
Ideal holiday: Australia
Most likely to say: " "
Three words to describe you: Patient, cheerful, understanding
What the students say: "Your always laughing and your kind"

Name: Miss Lyall
Position: KS2 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Arts and crafts
Currently reading: See Me by Nicholas Sparks
Favourite food: Cheese
Ideal holiday: America
Most likely to say: "Morning!"
Three words to describe you: Creative, Thoughtful and Understanding
What the students say: Funny, busy and caring.

Name: Ms Fields
Position: KS3 Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 2 1/2 years
Interests: Reading, movies and family.
Currently reading: Born to Run
Favourite food: Cheese
Ideal holiday: New York
Most likely to say: "Do you need any help?"
Three words to describe you: Helpful, reliable, nice.
What the students say: Kind and predictable

Name: Ms Hodkinson
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Dancing
Currently reading: Baking book
Favourite food: Healthy foods
Ideal holiday: Beach holiday
Most likely to say: Morning!
Three words to describe you:
What the students say: She is ace.

Name: Ms Leonard
Position: Care Team/TA
Length of service: 2 years
Interests: Theatre, drinking watching TV, my cats
Currently reading: Ugly by Constance Briscoe
Favourite food: Steak
Ideal holiday: Anywhere hot and safe (All inclusive adult only)
Most likely to say: Jeez
Three words to describe you: Caring, humorous, funny
What the students say: Are you mad? Nana Jan

Name: Ms Parrish
Position: Teaching Assistant
Length of service: 28 years
Interests: Holidays and walking
Currently reading: The Telegraph
Favourite food: Fish and chips
Ideal holiday: Portugal
Most likely to say: Morning/Have you had a good day?
Three words to describe you: Punctual, organised and positive
What the students say: Are you alright Miss?

Name: Mrs Sparkes
Position: TA 3
Length of service: 2 years 10 months
Interests: Reading, crafts, socialising
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Prawn Curry
Ideal holiday: Barbados - relaxing
Most likely to say: "Give over"
Three words to describe you: Friendly, cheerful, funny
What the students say: "Have you got any mints miss?"

Name: Laura Oakley
Position: TA3
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Reading, shopping, eating out, cinema
Currently reading: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon
Favourite food: Italian
Ideal holiday: Kenya - Safari
Most likely to say: Where are the biscuits?
Three words to describe you: Kind, smiley, helpful
What the students say: What are we doing in PHSE?

Name: Miss Bryant
Position: TA3
Length of service: Joined January 2018
Interests: Outdoor activities
Currently reading: Perfect by Cecilia Ahern
Favourite food: A good cheeseburger!
Ideal holiday: A tourist one!
Most likely to say: Morning, you alright?
Three words to describe you: Kind, smiley, tall
What the students say: She's nice

Name: Mark Leyland
Position: Teaching Assistant level 3
Length of service: 3 1/2 years - Started Wellspring on Jan 18
Interests: Football, Golf
Currently reading: 
Favourite food: Steak
Ideal holiday: Aruba
Most likely to say: Hi
Three words to describe you: Honest, trusting, respectful
What the students say: Strong but fair

Placement Officers

Name: Mrs Best
Position: Placement Officer
Length of service: 3 years (17 years for N E Lincs Council)
Interests: Cycling, keep fit
Currently reading: any crime novel
Favourite food: Italian
Ideal holiday: cycling holiday in France
Most likely to say: ‘right’
Three words to describe you: calm, happy, helpful
What the students say: ‘has my bus pass come yet’

Office Manager

Name: Sian Raven

Administration Team

Name: Jodie Hutchison
Position: Administrator
Length of service: 3 years
Interests: Cars, holidays, rabbits
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Anything - Other than prawns, squid, mussels!!
Ideal holiday: Bora Bora
Most likely to say: I'm hungry
Three words to describe you: Bubbly, witty, to the point
What the students say: Jodie!

Name: Grace Cleland
Position: Admin Assistant
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Horse riding
Currently reading:
Favourite food: Chinese
Ideal holiday: America
Most likely to say: How can I help?
Three words to describe you: Friendly, Bubbly, Caring
What the students say: Helpful, always smiling, friendly

Name: Megan Atkinson
Position: Admin assistant
Length of service: Started in November 2017
Interests: Gym, socialising, travelling
Currently reading: The fault in our stars
Favourite food: Enchiladas
Ideal holiday: Thailand
Most likely to say: "Ask Jodie"
Three words to describe you: Honest, Thoughtful, Outgoing

Attendance Improvement Officer

Name: Ms Pedersen
Position: Attendance Improvement Officer
Length of service: Joined December 2017.
14 Years service within NELC working on CSE, HSB, DU, Relationships, safeguarding, PSCHE within the young and safe team
Interests: Family time
Currently reading: The Storyteller- Jodi Picoult
Favourite food: Lasagna
Ideal holiday: New Zealand or Canada
Most likely to say: Are you having a laugh?
Three words to describe you: Loud, little, bubbly
What the students say: She is funny but firm in telling us to get to school

Custodian

Name: Mick Klug
Position: Site Manager
Length of service: 1 year
Interests: Football, Sport
Currently reading: Jimmy Bullard
Favourite food: Any
Ideal holiday: Spain, any golf course
Most likely to say: tea no sugar
Three words to describe you: Fun/ Tired/ Hardworking
What the students say: Mick!

Name: Mr Warrell
Position: Custodian
Length of service: 4 years
Interests: Painting
Currently reading: Haynes DIY manual
Favourite food: School food
Ideal holiday: School holidays
Most likely to say: Morning
Three words to describe you: Phoenix House caretaker
What the students say: Mike!

Name: George McClellan
Position: Caretaker
Length of service: 6 months
Interests: Walking, Fishing, Shooting
Currently reading: Banks (Detective)
Favourite food: Sunday dinner
Ideal holiday: Scotland (Anywhere)
Most likely to say: Captain, Chief
Three words to describe you: Inquisitive, dreamer, reasonable.
What the students say: This has broken

Catering

Name: Danielle Thompsen
Position: Catering
Length of service: Joined September 2017
Interests: Family days out
Currently reading: Harry Potter (again)
Favourite food: Salad with jacket potato
Ideal holiday: Bora Bora
Most likely to say: I hope you're hungry!
Three words to describe you: Happy, honest and caring
What the students say: Whats for dinner Miss?