Meet Your New Teacher

You can find out about your teacher next year at Valence on this page. Just scroll down to find your new teacher to find out some more information about them. You can also find information about start/finish times in September and the entry/exit points for each group.

Start & Finishing Times

Reception, Year 1 & Year 2

Start: 8.40am - Finish: 3.00pm

Year 3 & Year 5

Start: 8.45am - Finish: 3.05pm

Year 4 & Year 6

Start: 8.50am - Finish: 3.10pm

Entry points and Home Learning Agreement

The Teachers

Bonham Road Classes
Mrs Lesurf

Nursery

My name is Mrs Lesurf and our new class is called Nursery.

My favourite subject is literacy. I love phonics.

I am really looking forward to meeting you and your families. We will begin by learning about colours, shapes and numbers. You might want to practise counting, recognising shapes and colours over the Summer.

Reception: Jet Class

My name is Miss Pillai and our new class is called Jet class.

My favourite subject is Science! We can do lots of fun experiments.

I am really looking forward to meeting you all in September when we will be learning about lots of fun things like numbers, sounds, and name writing. You might want to practise writing your name, counting, identifying colours and shapes over the summer.

Miss Pillai
Mrs Parker

Reception: Jasper Class

My name is Mrs Parker and our new class is called Jasper class.

My favourite subject is Literacy. I love learning new sounds!

I am really looking forward to meeting you and learning all about you. We will begin with recognising and writing our names. You might want to practise name writing, counting, colours and shapes over the summer holiday.

I’m so excited to meet you all in September!

Year 1: Pearl Class

My name is Mrs Greene and our new class is called Pearl.

My favourite subject is Literacy, I really enjoy writing and reading stories. I am so excited to meet you all in September.

We will be learning all about our senses in Science and getting to know each other. You might want to read up about what your senses are and how they are used.

I can’t wait to meet you all in the Autumn term. Have a wonderful summer holiday!

Mrs Greene
Ms Akintunde

Year 1: Sapphire Class

My name is Ms Akintunde and our new class is called Sapphire.

I am looking forward to meeting you all in September. I have heard lovely things about you, and I can’t wait to meet you all. My favourite subjects are Maths and English.

We have got so much learning and fun things to do together! Stay safe, keep well, do have a lovely summer and see you soon.

Year 2: Diamond Class

My name is Miss Rout and I am looking forward to being your new teacher, our new class is called Diamond Class.

I am really looking forward to meeting you all- we are going to have a fantastic time learning together. My favourite subjects are Literacy and P.E. I love reading and writing stories and enjoying different sports.

I hope you have a lovely summer holiday and I can’t wait to see all your smiling faces in September!

Miss Rout
Miss Vara

Year 2: Topaz Class

My name is Miss Vara and our new class is called Topaz.

My favourite subjects are Maths and Art.

I am looking forward to meeting you all in September when we will be learning about the Victorians! You might want to find out some more about Queen Victoria over the summer.

Looking forward to teaching you all.

Year 3: Coral Class

Our names are Mrs Walker and Ms Sultana and we are very excited to be your new teachers, our new class is called Coral Class.

Mrs Walker’s favourite subjects are Literacy, History and Geography and Ms Sultana enjoys Science and Maths.

We are looking forward to meeting you in September when we will be learning about different Rainforests around the world. You might want to find out some information about Rainforests over the Summer. Where in the world are Rainforests located? What types of animals live in Rainforests? What is deforestation?

We hope you have a wonderful Summer holiday and we look forward to meeting you all soon.

Mrs Walker and Ms Sultana
Miss Trimmer

Year 3: Ruby Class

My name is Miss Trimmer and I am the teacher for Ruby class.

I enjoy listening to calming music and reading books. My favourite subject is science, everyone is a scientist in my class!

Our first topic in year 3 is Rainforests, we learn all about the different animals and plants you will find in the rainforest. Over the summer break you can find some amazing facts about the rainforest to share in September.

I look forward to teaching you next year!

Year 4: Amethyst Class

My name is Mr Charehwa and I am extremely excited to have you in Amethyst class in September.

We are going to have fun learning maths, reading, writing, science, and a lot more creative stuff. I know that you are going to try your best and that you are going to be great students.

I just cannot wait to see you and get to know you. We are going to have a great year together!

Mr Charehwa
Miss O’ Regan

Year 4: Jade Class

My name is Miss O’ Regan and our new class is called Jade.

My favourite subject is Geography, I love to explore the different cultures of the world.

I look forward to meeting you all in September when we will be learning about the Romans. You might want to find out some more about Julius Caesar over the summer.

Year 5: Opal Class

My name is Mrs Dickinson and I am extremely excited to have you in Opal class in September.

We are going to have fun learning maths, reading, writing, science, and a lot more creative stuff. I know that you are going to try your best and that you are going to be great students. You might want to find out about space over the summertime.

I just cannot wait to see you all again. I’ve missed you all so much. We are going to have a great year together!

Mrs Dickinson
Mr. Dyke

Year 5: Garnet Class

Hi! My name is Mr. Dyke and I’m really looking forward to being your teacher again in year five!

My favourite subject is Computing and Literacy. I’m looking forward to us learning about outer space and what humans are doing to explore

Year 6: Amber Class

Hello! My name is Miss Rose and I am really looking forward to being your teacher in Amber.

My favourite subjects are Music and History and I am really looking forward to us finding out about World War I and what life was like during that time! You might want to find out about why WWI started over the Summer.

Have a great break and I cannot wait to meet you all in September.

Miss Rose
Mrs Ballard

Year 6: Aquamarine Class

Hello! My name is Mrs Ballard and I am very excited to be your teacher in Aquamarine.

My favourite subjects are History and Art so I am looking forward to us finding out about World War I and what life was like during that time! You might want to find out about why WWI started over the Summer.

Have a great break and I cannot wait to see you again.

St. George's Road Classes
Mrs Guyatt

Nursery

Hello, my name is Mrs Guyatt and I am your new Nursery teacher.

I love to read and share lots of books at school. My favourite author is Julia Donaldson and I love the ‘Singing Mermaid’ book.

I am really excited to meet you in September and learn lots of new things, from painting to learning our numbers. You might want to start learning your shapes, colours and numbers over the summer.

Have a lovely summer holiday!

Reception: Jet Class

Hello, our names are Ms Hernandez and Mrs Douglas and our new class is called Jet Class.

We are very excited to welcome you to our class and to start our amazing new adventure.

Ms Hernandez enjoys reading Gruffalo books and doing science experiments and Mrs Douglas likes to read and listen to exciting new stories.

We are going to have a fantastic time learning lots of new things in Jet Class! We will begin with recognising and writing our names. You might want to practise writing your name, counting and naming colours over the summer.

We hope you have a wonderful summer and have fun!

Ms Hernandez and Mrs Douglas
Miss Morris

Reception: Jasper Class

My name is Miss Morris and our new class is called Jasper class.

My favourite subjects are Maths, Science and PE but I love teaching everything really! I am really looking forward to meeting you all; you have so many new friends to make and we have lots of fun and exciting things to do.

You might want to practise name writing, counting, colours and shapes over the summer holiday so you can show me how much you already know.

Have a lovely summer holidays and see you soon!

Year 1: Pearl Class

My name is Miss Livanaite and our new class is called Pearl class.

My favourite subject is Literacy and I love reading books a lot! I like learning new languages too, I can speak Lithuanian and Russian.

I am looking forward to meeting you all in September when we can practise meditation together and do some Brain Breaks! Over the Summer holidays I want you to practise your phonic sounds and don’t forget to read books as it will help you to develop your imagination.

Enjoy and see you very soon!

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Miss Livanaite
Mrs Souris

Year 1: Sapphire Class

Hello, My name is Mrs Souris and I am really looking forward to meeting you and your families, our new class is called Sapphire.

In sapphire have a special class bear called Saffy who cannot wait to go on adventures with you. My favourite subject is literacy because I love to write stories. We will be learning our 2,5 and 10 times tables in maths so you can start to practise these over the holidays.

I hope you all have a wonderful summer holiday and I will see you in September.

Year 2: Diamond Class

Hi everyone, my name is Mrs Kay and our new class is called Diamond.

I am extremely excited and happy to have you back, as I have missed you all very much. Our class is moving around the corner into the Year 2 corridor, not far from our old classroom. There will be many new and interesting Year 2 topics and I am sure we will have a fantastic time exploring them together. Remember to keep reading every day over the summer and I hope that you have a fantastic holiday.

I am really looking forward to seeing you all again in September.

Mrs Kay
Miss Buckley

Year 2: Topaz Class

Hi Everyone, as you already know my name is Miss Buckley and our new class is called Topaz.

I am so excited to be your class teacher again! We are extremely lucky as we will be staying in the same classroom we had last year, so we already know where everything is. We will be learning about lots of new topics in year 2 and I can't wait for our history and art lessons - as you know they are my favourite. I am really looking forward to seeing you all again and know we will be the best class in year 2, just as we were in year 1!

Remember to keep reading and have a lovely summer.

Year 2: Crystal Class

Hi Everyone, my name is Mrs Sprent and I will be your new teacher in Crystal Class.

I am really looking forward to meeting you, especially as Ms Livanaite has told me all about you.

I really enjoy reading, as books can give you wonderful information and take you to amazing, magical places on exciting adventures. I hope you like reading too and carry on reading during the Summer break from school.

We will have a fantastic time learning together in Year 2. Enjoy the Summer and I will see all of your smiling faces in September.

Mrs Sprent
Mrs Kiffin

Year 3: Coral Class

Hi Everyone, My name is Mrs Kiffin and our new class is Coral.

I am really looking forward to being your class teacher again. I have missed you all so much! I’ve always told you, you are the best class, so I feel extremely lucky to have you again.

We are staying in the old Topaz classroom, but our new class will be called Coral Class. It will be very different in year 3 because you will be in key stage 2, which is a bit more grown-up. There are lots of new and exciting year 3 topics and I am looking forward to exploring them all with you. In the meantime, keep reading every day and enjoy your summer holidays.

Year 3: Ruby Class

Hello everyone, my name is Miss Kaur – you might remember me as the ‘library lady’ and our new class is called Ruby Class.

We are going to have an amazing year together. I have heard lots of fantastic things about you and I can’t wait to meet you all. I hope you have a wonderful summer with your family and friends. Make sure you eat lots of ice-cream, spend time in the garden, go to the park and find lots of exciting ways to have fun during the next 6 weeks.

I shall see you all in September!

Miss Kaur
Miss Saoudi

Year 3: Sunstone Class

My name is Miss Saoudi and our new class is called Sunstone Class.

My favourite subject is French, I love learning new languages!

I am looking forward to meeting you all in September and I know we will have a great year together. We will be learning all about Rainforests so you might want to find out some interesting facts about the South American Rainforest over the summer.

I hope you are all as excited as I am!

Year 4: Amethyst Class

Hello, my name is Mr Stanton and our new class is called Amethyst.

My favourite subjects are PE, especially football, and I love Science. I really enjoy the practical things you can do in Science. I am really looking forward to getting to know you all, when we return in September.

Have a great summer holidays.

Mr Stanton
Miss Burns

Year 4: Jade Class

Hi everyone, my name is Miss Burns and our class will be called Jade Class.

I am really looking forward to being your teacher in Year 4, we are going to have a fantastic, fun-filled year! I love all the subjects, but my favourites are probably Literacy and Art. I really enjoy arts, crafts and reading stories. We will learn about so many interesting topics in Year 4 including North and South America and the Romans. Remember to keep reading every day and practising all your times tables over the summer holiday.

Enjoy your summer and I will look forward to meeting you all in September.

Year 4: Moonstone Class

Hello my name is Mrs Dann (as you already know) and our new class is going to be called Moonstone.

We are staying in the same classroom and I am looking forward to being your teacher again in Year 4.

My favourite subject is maths especially times tables and I love doing arts and crafts. I am looking forward to seeing you all again in September and to start learning all the exciting Year 4 topics.

Enjoy your summer holidays and keep practising your times tables!

Mrs Dann
Miss Dhiman

Year 5: Garnet Class

Hello class, as you already know, my name is Miss Dhiman and our new class will be called Garnet.

I am looking forward to being your teacher once again. In Year 5, and we will be moving into the big Carol Jolly building - how exciting!

Next year, we will learn many new topics and experience lots of new challenges, but I know, with your continued determination and commitment we will have great fun. I love all subjects, but I am particularly fond of Maths, History and Art. I am looking forward to seeing you all again in September.

I have missed you all. Remember to keep working hard and I hope you have a fabulous summer.

Year 5: Opal Class

Welcome to Opal Class! Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Mrs Unachukwu and I will be your new teacher in Year 5.

It is going to be a great year ahead, full of fun, new adventures and learning. I am passionate about reading and really enjoy studying languages. Over the holiday, I encourage you to practice your times tables and try to read as much as you can.

I hope you have an amazing Summer holiday and I am very excited to see you all in September when we will start to make memories in our class.

Mrs Unachukwu
Mrs Ambrose

Year 5: Emerald Class

My name is Mrs Ambrose and our new class is called Emerald.

I am totally humbled and honoured to be your teacher again. You all have taught me the value of being a teacher and I appreciate that. You already know I love anything creative, ie singing, dancing, arts and crafts. I also enjoy teaching maths and storytelling.

2020, has been a little challenging to say the least but I’m going to do my very best by each one of you, to make sure everyone finishes this journey. It’s a journey that everyone can take at their own pace. You are all winners and I’ll be on the journey with you. We may go through a rocky patch, there may even be storms, but my promise is to guide you safely through whatever we face. Keep your focus, work hard and at the end, we can all celebrate your great achievements.

Have a fantastic summer break and keep safe until we next meet.

Year 6: Amber Class

My name is Mr Oniye and our new class is called Amber.

My favourite subjects are Maths and Science. I love experiments as well as making predictions. I also like problem solving as they almost feel like playing computer games

I am looking forward to meeting you all in September when we will be learning about many things, including World War One. You might want to start finding out about that over the summer.

Mr Oniye
Mr Bates

Year 6: Aquamarine Class

Hi all, my name is Mr Bates and I will be your new teacher in Aquamarine class.

It’s such a shame we won’t get a chance to meet each other before, as I have heard lots of amazing things about you! I can’t wait to get to know you all and start what will be the most exciting year of your school life!

Year 6: Azurite Class

Hi! I am Mrs Choudhury, your new teacher and we will be Azurite Class in Year 6.

I really enjoy reading and solving riddles, so have some ready for me in September! Make some time each week at home to read books and practise your times tables – you will thank yourself in the future if you do! I hope you have an incredible summer holiday and I cannot wait to meet you all, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready for the best year of your school life!

Mrs Choudhury