Key Points of Contact Within Powers Hall Academy
There are many different issues connected with your child that you will want to discuss in the four years that they are at Powers Hall. Issues are dealt with by different members of staff who have a specialist knowledge or training in these particular areas, ensuring that you get the very best advice we can offer. This information lets you know who to ask to see when you come into school to get an issue resolved.
Headteacher: Mr R Benstock
Assistant Head : Mr D Sheehan
‘How is she doing?’ ‘He might be upset because …..’ ‘She says she can’t see the board properly’ etc. These are all issues that relate directly to the classroom and it is the class teacher that you need to speak to about these. Don’t forget staff are available by appointment after school. Just put a note in the Homework Diary to let the teacher know you would like to see them. If urgent phone the office to make an appointment.
Year 3 Class Teachers:
Miss Radley — Belgium
Mrs Forsyth - Sweden
Year 4 Class Teachers:
Mrs Taylor and Mrs Barton - Kenya
Miss Murrell - Egypt
Miss Faulkner-Fox - Zimbabwe
Year 5 Class Teachers:
Mrs Austin - Peru
Mr Skidmore - Argentina
Mrs Stoneham and Mrs Brown - Brazil
Year 6 Class Teachers:
Mrs Murthy - Japan
Mr Robinson - Korea
Year Group Issues:
Members of staff will be happy to answer questions on Year Group issues such as: Year 6: Transfer, SATs, etc.
SENco: Mrs L How (all enquiries including complaints)
If your child is on an EHCP or if you have serious concern about his/her learning, please speak to Mrs How.
Behaviour: Mrs Harrington
‘I’m having problems getting him to school’ ‘She’s being bullied’ ‘He’s terrible at home .. Can you help?’ ‘She hasn’t got anyone to play with on the playground, at playtime’ ...etc We have an experienced Behaviour Team who spend a great deal of time talking to pupils and parents about these kind of issues. Never hesitate to come and tell us if there is a problem! Just ask to speak to Mrs Johnstone or leave a message for her to contact you.
Parent Liaison: Miss Cook
If you have specific questions relating to areas of the curriculum, e.g. English or Mathematics, the co-ordinators will do their best to answer them.
English: Mrs Murthy
Mathematics: Mr Sheehan
Science: Mr Robinson
Connected Curriculum: Mr Skidmore
Medical: Mrs Hitchcock & Mrs Gradon
Powers Hall Academy
Telephone: 01376 513322 (all enquiries)
For staff and general enquiries: Adminpow@connectedlearningmat.co.uk