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Barley and Barkway (VA) Church of England First Schools Federation

‘Christian Love in Action’

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Who's Who


Our diverse staff, teaching and non-teaching, are an enthusiastic team who play a vital role in fostering a spirit of creativity and learning in our school. To further develop their skills, our staff receive ongoing, high quality training and development.


Name Position  
Mrs Sharon Brown Federation Headteacher & SENCO      MA(Hons)

Miss Lara Mière

Assistant Headteacher

EYFS Teacher

Nursery and Reception
Mrs Maryna de Klerk

Business Manager

Mrs Jasmine Valk Schools' Administrator  
Mrs Elizabeth Wallace Teacher Year 1

Mrs Naomi Gould/Mrs Mary Weston

Teachers Year 2

Mrs Jessica West/Ms Prudence Nixon     

Teachers Year 3
Mr Robert Davies Teacher Year 4
Mrs Jessica West Forest School Leader Reception, Years 1, 2, 3 and 4   
Ms Sandra McDonald Art Assistant Years 1, 2, 3 and 4

Mrs Heather Pitt


(Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Nursery and Reception       

Mrs Liesha Pallett

Teaching Assistant

Nursery and Reception       

Mr Ross Adams Teaching Assistant Year 1
Mrs Jennifer Makewell Teaching Assistant Year 2
Mrs Amanda Corrance

Teaching Assistant

Year 3                                  
Mrs Charmaine Lake

Teaching Assistant


Mrs Pitt/Mr Adams/Mrs Pallett/Mrs Lake     

Midday Supervisors                      
Mrs Jill Horsley/Alina White Hertfordshire Catering Limited  
Miss Marta Gawel Schools' Cleaner  
Mr Michael Coomes Schools' Site Manager