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Louise Nichols

Executive Headteacher

Evelyn Deeney Headteacher 

Ruth Mackintosh

Deputy Headteacher & Inclusion (SENDCo)

Meret Stokes

Lisa Clarke

LEAP Associate Deputy Headteacher: Curriculum Lead 

LEAP Associate Deputy Headteacher: Initial Teacher Training, ECT Mentor 

Sarah Betney Assistant Headteacher (LEAP Maths Strategic Lead)

Shenaz Begum

Yr 6 class teacher  (LEAP Religious Education Lead)

Omi Bozdogan

Christopher Trueman

Yr 5 class teacher (LEAP Computing Lead)

Yr 5 support teacher

Hang Nguyen

Yr 4 class teacher 

Maggie Freeman

Jane Walden

Yr 3 class teachers 

Molly Ward

Dallyn Bailey

Yr 2 class teacher (Early Years Reading Lead)

Yr 2 support teacher

Stephanie John-Baptiste

Yr 1 class teacher 

Chloe Goulding

Alice Lloyd 

Reception class teachers  

Early Years & Foundation Stage Lead

Ben de Sausmarez

Nursery class teacher (LEAP Music Lead)

Janne Cornish

English Specialist Teacher (LEAP English Strategic Lead)

Emma de Sausmarez

Communications and Community Liaison

Latisha Carter

Pastoral Support Manager

Jon D'Agostino

School Counsellor

Susan Merchant Nursery Officer
Julia Simon

Teaching and Learning Associate  (midday supervisor & breakfast club)

Roderick Ryan Teaching and Learning Associate (Lead Cycle Instructor)
Francoise Nzanza Teaching Assistant, Spanish teacher  (midday supervisor & breakfast club)

Ibrahim Dogan

Teaching Assistant (midday supervisor, Assistant Cycle Instructor)

Hilda McWilliams

Teaching Assistant (midday supervisor)

Amanda Smith

Teaching Assistant (senior midday supervisor)

Angela Prescod

Teaching Assistant

Swaleha Sobratty

Teaching Assistant

Hira Siddiqui

Teaching Assistant

Kwame Cofie-Agyeman

Teaching Assistant

Dorinia Harley

Dance Teacher

Aaron Tanice

Drumming Teacher

Aran Thomas Steel Pans Teacher

John Deady

Premises Manager

Cyrilene Malcolm

LEAP Federation Business Manager

Joanna Makaruk LEAP HR Manager
Kurian Zachariah IT Consultant

Michelle Miller

Debs Fitzpatrick

Julie Tivey

Senior Admin Officer & Education Welfare Officer

Senior Admin Officer &  Receptionist

Admin Officer &  Receptionist

Lidka D'Agostino

School Gardener

Shernnett Mecaley Head Chef 

Ana Mendes

Jackie Philo

Sulania Carlos

Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Liz Kean

Sulania Carlos




LEAP Cross School Staff

We have a number of staff who are subject leads or specialists and who work across all three of our LEAP schools (Kingsmead, Gayhurst and Mandeville) promoting excellence in their field:

LEAP Cross School Subject Leads

English Lead - Janne Cornish (K)

Maths Lead - Sarah Betney (K)

Religious Education Lead - Shenaz Begum (K)

History Lead - Katherine Turley (M) 

Science Lead - David Burdett (G)

Design and Technology Lead - Ally Weston (G) maternity leave

Music Lead - Ben de Sausmarez (K)

Computing Lead - Omi Bozdogan (K)

PE Lead - 

Spanish Lead - Kavita Desai (M)

Art Lead - Sophie Hinchliffe (G)

Geography Lead - Daniel Turner (M)



LEAP EYFS Leads:  Samantha Fennel (M), Alice Lloyd (K) & Lisa Clarke (G)

LEAP Sports Coaches: Freddy Katanga (M), Sanchez Ming (K &G)


Other staff working across the LEAP Federation

Louise Nichols – Executive Headteacher

Cyrilene Malcolm – LEAP Business Manager

Joanna Markaruk - LEAP HR Manager

Parveen Razzaque – LEAP Finance Manager

Meret Stokes - LEAP Associate Deputy Head: Curriculum Lead 

Lisa Clarke - LEAP Associate Deputy Head: Initial Teacher Training & ECT Mentor 

Michelle Miller - LEAP Education Welfare Officer

Emma de Sausmarez – LEAP Communications and Community Liaison

Thomas Walker – Chef Educator at Hackney School of Food

Lidka D’Agostino – School Gardener & Educator at Hackney School of Food

Dorinia Harley – LEAP Dance Teacher

Aaron Tanice – LEAP Drumming Teacher

Aran Thomas – LEAP Steel Pans Teacher

Jon D'Agostino - LEAP School Counsellor

Autumn Williams - LEAP Gymnastics Tutor