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Meet Our Staff

Headship Team

Name Role Biography

Miss Matthews

Head Teacher

When she was young, Miss Matthews’ brother threw her ball into the sea at Morecambe bay. He promised to get her a new one – she’s still waiting!

Mrs Rolland

Deputy Head Teacher

Coming Soon...

Office Team

Name Role Biography

Mrs Hergenhan

Office Manager

Mrs Hergenhan likes walking in the Yorkshire Dales in her spare time. 

Mrs Dansie

 Admin Assistant

Ms Dansie is a biker chick in her spare time! She rides motorbikes at the weekends and has great fun!

Mrs Cawley

Admin Assistant

Mrs Cawley loves Downton  Abbey and visiting National Trust properties with her family (especially ones with nice walks and tea rooms!).

Site Team

Name Role Biography

Mr Johnson

Site Manager

Mr Johnson is an avid collector of Victorian furniture and restores it in his spare time.

Mr Talks

Computer Technician Mr Talks may be related to Harry Potter ... he can make computers work again, as if by magic!

Pastoral Team

Name Role Biography

Mrs Cordaro

Parent Support Advisor

School Counsellor

Mrs Cordaro loves to sing karaoke. She especially loves country music…Yee Haw!

Mrs Rochford-Gardiner

Specialist Speech and LanguageTA

Mrs Gardiner loves everything Italian, especially an espresso.

Mrs Ahmed

Medical / Welfare Officer  Mrs Ahmed says she has thousands of headscarves and never has a bad hair day! 

Mrs Pearson 

Medical /Office Mrs Pearson is a champion baker.  She makes the best cookies and flapjacks in Enfield, possibly the world! 

Teaching Team

Nursery 

Name Role Biography

Ms Bennett

Teacher

Ms. Bennett is the number one fan of tie – dye T-Shirts and makes them with Nursery every year.

Mrs Garner

Nursery Nurse

Mrs Garner loves to shake her sillies out and wiggle her waggles away!

Mrs Stratis

TA - Nursery Coming soon...

Reception

Name Role Biography

Mrs Hempstock

Teacher

EYFS Lead

Mrs Hempstock is a huge Bruce Springsteen fan! She loves to escape to Scotland and swim in the sea.

Mrs Betts- Hammond

Teacher - Reception 

English Lead

Support/Cover

Mrs Betts-Hammond is smiley fun and witty, loves cake and Hello Kitty! (And she’s a poet!)

Mrs Leybourne 

Reception Teacher

Computing Lead

Support/Cover

Mrs Leybourne loves all things vintage, and has far too many teapots.  She is also a fan of all things geeky;  Star Wars, Superheroes, Harry Potter,  you name it! 

Mrs Goates

TA - Reception 

Mrs Goates is always busy. She loves fashion and makes a wonderful banana cake. 

Mrs Grime  TA- Reception Coming Soon 

Mrs Fitzgerald

TA - Reception  Mrs Fitzgerald loves to spend time entertaining with friends and family.

Mrs Egan

Nursery Nurse 

Coming Soon...

Year One 

Name Role Biography

Mrs Awolola

Teacher Yr1  Mrs Awolola loves music and teaching Reception!

Mrs Mayho 

Teacher Yr1 

Art Lead

Mrs Mayho used to have 3 ducks named Puddles, Pox and Henry.

Mr Morgan 

Teacher - Yr1  Mr Morgan is a keen Spurs and Enfield Town FC supporter.

Mrs Shea-Stannard

TA  Mrs Shea-Stannard loves dancing, coffee, and cake .  Not necessarily in that order...  

Mrs Doswell

TA  Mrs Doswell is an expert on Harry Potter and all things Disney!  It would not be wise to challenge her to a Disney or Harry Potter 'off', but you may want her on your quiz team...

Mrs Besemer 

SEN support - Yr1  Mrs Besemer is the rainbow lady! She is also a very talented face painter...

Year 2 

Name Role Biography

Ms Khimasia

Teacher

History Lead

Miss Khimasia enjoys colouring patterns and exploring different places. She loves eating chocolate - especially toblerones! (I know what I'm getting her for Christmas...)

Mr Hirani

Teacher 

PE Lead

Mr Hirani is happiest when he's watching Arsenal, at the gym or drinking lattes. Shh! He's a secret Taylor Swift fan...

Mrs Linsell 

SEN Support Yr2 

Coming soon...

Mrs Theodorou

TA - Yr2 (SEN)  

Mrs Sewell

SEN Support - Yr2  Coming soon...
  SEN TA  

Mrs Brooks 

TA/Support - Yr2 

Mrs Brooks loves to keep busy at Church. She enjoys crafts, reading and all kinds of painting, both landscapes and her bathroom.

Year 3 

Name Role Biography

Mr Floyd 

Teacher - Yr3 

PE Lead (Joint)

Senior Teacher

Mr Floyd has run three marathons and relaxes by going for a run in the pouring rain, listening to fast music.

Mrs Hillier

Yr3 Teacher

MFL Lead

When she grows up, Mrs Hillier wants to be a dolphin or sea-lion trainer or a parachute instructor.

Mrs Murphy 

Yr 3 Teacher  Mrs Murphy Runs 12th Enfield Beavers and ran the Mayor's Fun run, with no training!  
 TA - Year 3  Mrs Coles really loves cooking and has a cookbook collection to rival Mary Berry’s!

Miss Jackson 

Yr3 TA 

English specialist

Miss Jackson likes tea...lots and lots of tea ... in bucket sized cups!
 TA - YR3 (SEN) Mrs Baker enjoys playing cricket in the garden with her son.

Year 4 

Name Role Biography

Miss O'Brien

Teacher - Yr4 

DT Lead

Coming soon...

Miss Griffin 

Teacher Yr4 

Geography Lead 

Miss Griffin likes dancing around to cheesy music and going for Sunday lunch.

Mrs Jones

TA - Yr4 

Specialist Sports TA/Maths TA

Mrs Jones runs a local Rainbows guiding group after school. That’s serious dedication...

Year 5

Name Role Biography

Mrs Goddard

Teacher - Yr5 

PSHE Lead

Ms Goddard likes nothing better than putting her family in the car with a canoe on the roof and heading for France…

Mr Smith

Teacher - Yr5 

Science Lead

Mr Smith is a bit of a globetrotter and lived in Australia for a while. He must have missed Spurs, because he came back to London and is now with us!

Mrs Gilligan 

Yr 5 - TA 

Head TA 

Mrs Gilligan loves to play netball and go for long walks. She’s also a big fan of lounging on the settee, drinking tea and eating biscuits.

Mrs Brown

TA - Yr5 

Coming Soon...

Mrs Reader

SEN TA  Coming Soon...

Year 6 

Name Role Biography

Mr Brown

Teacher - Yr 6 

Data Lead

Coming soon...

Miss McGunnigle

Teacher - Yr6 

Senior Teacher

Mrs Mcgunnigle is amazing - she took part in a Spartan Race! She is also great at motivating her colleagues... sometimes with cake... and sweets...

Mrs Bachelor

Teacher - Yr 6  Mrs Bachelor likes walks in the countryside and cycling. You may even spot her cycling to school!

Mrs Nugent 

TA- Yr 6  Mrs Nugent Loves her four children, her dog and chocolate – but not necessarily in that order!
Mrs Cakmakyurdu SEN TA Yr6  Coming Soon 
Miss Shannan SEN TA Yr6 Coming Soon 

Support Teachers

Name Role Biography

Mr Papakyriakou

Music Teacher

Mr Papakyriacou is a keen musician and has played at lots of local venues. Go and see him, he's great!

Support Teacher

Miss Malyan has been swimming with sharks! 

Mrs Underwood

Support Teacher 

 Pupil Premium Coordinator

Trainee SENCO

Mrs Underwood loves Take That and has been known to spend hours on the phone trying to get tickets for their concerts!

Mrs Jacovou

KS1 Lead 

Support/Cover Teacher 

Mrs Jacavou enjoys keeping up to date with the world of celebrities and the latest celeb gossip! 

Play Leaders

Name Role Biography

Mrs Gordelier

Lunchtime supervisor Mrs Gordelier is the gentlest, kindest lady. The children love her. 

Mrs Taylor

Lunchtime supervisor We have been lucky to have Mrs Taylor here with us for a really long time. Her children and grandchildren came to St Michael's! 

Mrs Sitton

Lunchtime supervisor Mrs Sitton is Friendly and kind. she looks out for the children and helps them play. 

Mrs Del Rocio Perez Martinez

Lunchtime supervisor Mrs Del Rocio Perez Martinez, does a fabulous job! 

Mrs Georgeson

Lunchtime supervisor

Breakfast Club helper

Mrs Georgeson helps out here there and everywhere, we're lucky enough to have her come to us twice a day! 

Catering Staff

Name Role Biography

Ms Ball

Chef Manager Makes the best Roast Potatoes in the world - according to St Michael's staff, anyway! 

Mrs Benge

Catering staff Is always smiling and happy, with a friendly word for everyone.