Come and meet the staff at our school!
Mrs Maddock - Head Teacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead
I am the Head of Normanton-On-Soar Primary School and Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO). I also teach years 5 and 6 as part of a teaching job share. When not at work I enjoy spending time with my two sons doing family activities. I have a cat and two tropical fish tanks that keep me busy. I also like gardening and playing the saxophone and the piano. I lead a very busy life!
Mrs Allwood - Teacher (currently on maternity leave & being covered by Mrs Manaktala)
I am the Foundation and Reception Teacher, as well as the Forest School teacher. I am also the Designated Safeguarding Lead. I enjoy going camping and being in the outdoors. In my spare time I love to play my musical instruments and bake!
Mrs Manaktala - Teacher
I currently teach the Nursery and Reception children. I love to sing and dance! I live with my husband and my naughty cat, Evie. During the holidays I love to travel and experience different cultures and food!
Mrs Butler - Teacher & Deputy Safeguarding Lead
My name is Mrs Butler and teach years 1 and 2. In my spare time I love to read especially Harry Potter. I make lots of things too and love getting creative and I love to dance. I have two children and lots of pets – a dog, a fish, a guinea pig, a tortoise and chickens.
Mrs Hanif - Teacher
I am the year 3 and 4 alongside Mrs Patel. I am a mum of four so I am always on the go. I enjoy doing many things with my family however I also enjoying going out with friends. I like to keep fit by walking, swimming and dancing. In my spare time (if I’m lucky) I like to read and I am learning to understand the Arabic language.
Mrs Patel - Teacher
I teach the year 3 and 4 class alongside Mrs Hanif. I'm a mum to a very energetic toddler. I enjoy spending time with my family and I am a huge fan of DC Comic books, especially Superman! I like to go for long walks (playing Pokemon GO), cycle rides and swimming. In my spare time I like to read and enjoy being creative in and outside of school!
Miss Styles - Teacher
I am the part-time teacher in year 5 and 6, with Mrs Maddock.
Mrs Hickling - Teaching Assistant (currently on maternity leave and being covered by Mrs Torr)
Hello, my name is Mrs Hickling and I am the Teaching Assistant in Foundation and Reception. In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, running, walking my dog and spending time with my husband and family.
Miss Rolls - Teaching Assistant
My name is Miss Rolls and I am the teaching assistant in Year 1 and 2. I have lived in Normanton on Soar for 17 years with my two children. I love going for big long walks along the river. I spend my spare time planting my beautiful garden and enjoy making pottery.
Mrs Howard - Teaching Assistant (mornings)
My name is Mrs Howard and I am the teaching assistant in Key Stage 2.
Mr Williams - Teaching Assistant
I am Mr Williams, I work one to one to support children within school. In my spare time I enjoy exploring the Peak District with my daughter and we also go on a lot of bike rides in the local countryside.
Mrs North – Office Manager
Ms Shelton - Administrative Assistant
Mrs Jenkins – Midday Supervisor
Mrs Hyman – School Cook
Mrs Hyman works incredibly hard to ensure that all our school dinners are healthy and delicious!
We also have Mrs Cross who is our Cleaner in Charge – she works every morning to make sure that the school is clean and ready to open.