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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  MA(Hons)

Miss Lara Mière

Assistant Headteacher

EYFS Leader

Nursery and Reception
Mrs Maryna de Klerk

Business Manager

Mrs Jasmine Valk Schools' Administrator  
Mrs Carol Porter Teacher & SENCO 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