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East Preston Infant School

East Preston Infant School


Mrs New - Headteacher

Mrs New is our Headteacher. She plays the piano in assembly and she has lots of lovely stickers in her desk, which she gives us when she is pleased with us. She is very proud of all the children and staff in our school.

Likes – Jive dancing, rainbows, sunshine and sparkly things (diamonds, wine and glitter…)!

Dislikes – Slugs and other slimy creatures! Any form of mess and people who are unkind or rude!

Mrs Owens - Deputy Headteacher

Mrs Owens is our Deputy Head, Inclusion Co-ordinator and Leader of Teaching and Learning.  She enjoys spending time with children and helping them. She is very friendly and is always happy. 

Likes – Butterflies, owls, baking and making things.

Dislikes – Being tickled, snakes and brussel sprouts.

Miss Beach - Reception Class Teacher

Miss Beach is a Class Teacher in Reception. 



Mrs Rickard - Reception Class Teacher  

Mrs Rickard  is one of our Reception Class Teachers. She is our Music Co-ordinator and part of the Maths team. She is keen to use her teaching experience to contribute to the on-going development of the school. 
Likes - Running, skiing, music, making cards and being with family and friends.
Dislikes - Marzipan, bad manners and heights.

Mrs Payne - Reception Class Teacher & Year Leader

Mrs Payne is one of our Reception Class Teachers and is part of the Senior Leadership Team. She is our Art and  Rights Respecting Schools Co-ordinator. She is also part of the Literacy team.  She is friendly and helpful.

Likes - Dogs, walking her Golden Retriever Henry, swimming and living by the sea.

Dislikes - Spiders and rainy days.

Mr Lake - Year 2 Class Teacher 

Mr Lake is one of our Year 2 Teachers. He is our PE Co-ordinator and is part of the Literacy team. He is friendly and helpful.

Likes – Reading, playing the guitar or drums, football and Formula one.

Dislikes – Heights, bad manners, cold and rainy days.

Miss Giorkatzi - Year 2 Class Teacher

Miss Giorkatzi is one of our Year 2 Class Teachers.  She is our Computing Co-ordinator and part of the Literacy team. She joined us in September 2018.

Likes - Drawing, reading and programming.

Dislikes -  Flying, heights and bad manners.

Miss Bouch - Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss Bouch  is one of our Year 1 Class Teachers.  She joined us in September 2022.

Likes - Arthur Christmas, reading, making homemade pizzas, listening to indie music and the artist Yayoi Kusama

Dislikes - Gherkins, laziness and sharks

Mrs Lilley - Year 2 Class Teacher & Year Leader

Mrs Lilley is a Class Teacher in Year 2 and also part of our Senior Leadership Team.  She iImage result for nature pictures our PSHE Co-ordinator, Outdoor Learning Leader and is part of our Science team.

Likes -  Cats, nature and being by the sea

Dislikes -  Spiders, fish and bad manners

Mrs Bean - Year 1 Class Teacher & Year Leader

Mrs Bean is a Class Teacher in Year 1 and part of the Senior Leadership Team. She is our Geography Co-ordinator and she is  part of the Literacy team. 

Likes - Reading, frosty mornings and Frozen.

Dislikes -  Mess and rudeness.

Miss Woodiwiss - Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss Woodiwiss  is a Class Teacher in Year 1. She is  our DT Co-ordinator and part of the Maths team. 

Likes – Dogs, wearing odd socks and chocolate.

Dislikes – Snakes, milk and scary films.