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  • Our Sound Team

    • Headteacher: Mrs Minshall-Thomas
    • Deputy Headteacher:  Mrs K Newton

    Teaching Staff:

    • Reception (Diamond Class) class teacher: Mrs K Styles
    • Year 1  ( Emerald) class teacher: Miss R Wade
    • Year 2  (Ruby) class teacher: Miss H Poppleton
    • Year 3&4  (Sapphire) class teachers: Mrs D Allen and Mrs C Wagg
    • Year 5&6 (Onyx) class teacher: Mrs K Newton

    Teaching Assistants:

    • Reception Teaching Assistant : Mrs C Huntbach
    • Year 1 Teaching Assistant : Mrs S Dale
    • Year 2 Teaching Assistants : Mrs A Tomlinson, Miss A Williams-Day
    • Year 3&4 Teaching Assistants : Miss J Cornes , Mrs C Kyle
    • Year 5&6 Teaching Assistants : Mrs A Coleman, Mr R Hare

    At Sound and District Primary School the staff are enthusiastic, committed and love working together with the pupils in our Sound family.  Lets find out more exciting facts about them by clicking on the images below !

    What do the children at Sound think we look like ?

    Mrs Minshall-Thomas

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at sound since January 2017

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    There are lots of unique and amazing things about Sound (especially the fabulous children)  but when I first stepped through the door it was the welcoming , family atmosphere that I felt and the togetherness that the whole school community show.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Spending time with my family and especially enjoy our camping trips and bike rides. I also like to go road biking and enjoy my spinning classes at the gym !

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    It has to be Physical Education and Computing but I also love maths!

    Whats your favourite book ?

    It has to be Superworm by Julia Donaldson and Burglar Bill !

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    New York at Christmas !

    What is your favourite food? 

    It has to be Jamaican food (My husband is a great cook !)

    What do the children at Sound think we look like ?

    Mrs K Newton

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at sound since

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The staff and the children

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Climbing, walking, netball and horse riding

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Maths and PE

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Harry Potter

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Peru

    What is your favourite food? 

    Everything !

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mrs K Styles

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at sound since September 2012.

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    I love the family atmosphere and wonderful children and staff! It is brilliant to work at Sound.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Cycling, baking and reading.

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    I love teaching in the Early Years. It is such a joy and a privilege to see children grow and develop confidence in their learning.

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Harry Potter but I also love the Gruffalo, Rainbow Fish and the Way Back Home for teaching to Reception.

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    I would love to visit Australia and New Zealand. I would love to see the Great Barrier Reef!

    What is your favourite food?

    I love freshly baked bread!

    What do the children at Sound think we look like ?

    Miss R Wade

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at Sound since September 2018

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The small family feel, the wonderful staff and the fabulous children!

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Hockey, swimming, shopping and meeting friends.

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Art, Topic and PE

    Whats your favourite book ?

    We’re Going On A Bear Hunt

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Australia and New Zealand

    What is your favourite food? 

    Pizza!

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Miss H Poppleton

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at sound since

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    I love the friendly staff and lovely smiley children. I love working at Sound, it feels like home.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    baking, swimming and reading

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Maths!

    Whats your favourite book ?

    The Gruffalo – I love Julia Donaldson stories and Matilda ( you can’t beat Roald Dahl)

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Madagascar – I would love to see the ring tailed Lemur with my own eyes !

    What is your favourite food? 

    Italian – particularly pizza!

    ( Also anything with chocolate in ! )

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

     

    Mrs D Allen

    Mrs C Wagg

     

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    Mrs Wagg – I’ve been at Sound since 2013

    Mrs D Allen – I have been at Sound since September 2017

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    Mrs C Wagg – I love working at Sound. It has such a family feel! As soon as you walk through the door you are greeted with a smile and you become a member of the Sound family! Everyone looks out for each other and cares about their friends, staff and children alike. Every day is different and full of new learning experiences.

    Mrs D Allen – Very friendly and supportive staff and brilliant children. Sound has a real nurturing, family atmosphere.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Mrs C Wagg – I love spending quality time with my family and going on adventures together, especially visiting new places and going on holiday. I also enjoy running. I have completed the London Marathon as well as many half marathons! I am looking out for my next challenge! When I am feeling creative I love photography, mainly taking pictures of my children and interesting places I have visited.

    Mrs D Allen  – Running, walking, going on holiday and getting better at sewing !

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Mrs C Wagg – I love ART! I really enjoy spending time with the children drawing, painting and getting sticky and messy! I don’t like the cleaning up after though! I love to make big sculptures out of interesting objects, turning something boring into a work of art and seeing the children’s faces light up when they see all their hard work come together in a final masterpiece!

    Mrs D Allen – English (especially poetry! ), Maths, History and Art

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Mrs C Wagg – I think my all-time favourite book is Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. I had this story read to me as a child and I loved reading it to my children when they were little. The pictures are so beautifully painted and so detailed, they really bring the characters alive. I wish I could have gone on an adventure in Mr Mcgregors garden with Peter Rabbit!

    Mrs D Allen – Adult book – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng and the children’s books – The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. I must not forget Ring of Words Poetry Anthology by Roger Mc Gough.

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Mrs Allen – New Zealand

    Mrs C Wagg – The Maldives – hot sunshine, white soft sand, turquoise warm sea, palm trees swaying in the breeze, underwater tropical life and a very good book!!! Who wouldn’t want to spend time there!!!

    What is your favourite food? 

    Mrs Allen – Lot’s of favourites ! Toast, butter and marmalade , sticky toffee pudding, Hawaiian pizza, my new recipe shepherds pie and chicken curry !

    Mrs Wagg – My favourite food just has to be chocolate! I have a real sweet tooth! Dairy Milk is the best; smooth, creamy and delicious!

    What do the children at Sound think we look like ?

    Mrs K Newton

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at sound since

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The staff and the children

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Climbing, walking, netball and horse riding

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Maths and PE

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Harry Potter

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Peru

    What is your favourite food? 

    Everything !

    What do the children at Sound think we look like ?

    Mrs C Huntbach

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I have worked at sound since

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    Everything  – Teamwork, friendly, caring nature of all teh staff

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Metafit workouts and time with the family

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Religious Education

    Whats your favourite book ?

    The Hungry Caterpillar and Kipper books !

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Canada

    What is your favourite food? 

    Mexican food

    What do the children at Sound think we look like ?

    Mrs S Dale

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    My Sound school journey started in 1985 when I started primary school here. I started working here in 2004.

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    I love the Sound school family , everyone knows everybody and cares for everyone. We are fortunate to have our school situated in beautiful surroundings.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    I enjoy going caravanning with my friends. I also breed sheep on the farm where I live and love spending time with my family.

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Physical Education and French

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Fire Things by Daniel Steel

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Anywhere with family

    What is your favourite food? 

    A roast dinner

    What do the children think we look like?

     

    Mrs A Tomlinson

     

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    Mrs Tomlinson – We all look after each other at Sound!

    Mrs A Williams-Day – It’s one big caring family

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Mrs Tomlinson – Reading, walking and going on holiday!

    Mrs A Williams-Day – I do both Rainbows and Guides every week, I enjoy going away in the caravan. I also enjoy baking for friends and family.

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Mrs Tomlinson – Maths

    Mrs A Williams-Day – Music and Computing

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Mrs Tomlinson – Shell Seekers

    Mrs A Williams-Day – Anything that looks interesting! I don’t have favourites, I love to read a variety.

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Mrs Tomlinson – Egypt (to cruise down the Nile)

    Mrs A Williams-Day –  South Africa

    What is your favourite food? 

    Mrs Tomlinson – Crisps and Dips

    Mrs A Williams-Day – Anything Pasta! particularly Carbonara

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mrs C Kyle

    Mrs J Cornes

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    Mrs J Cornes  – I have worked at sound since

    Mrs C Kyles  – have worked at sound since

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    Mrs J Cornes  – It feels like a family. The staff are able to get to know each child.

    Mrs C Kyles  – A great family feel

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Mrs J Cornes  -Going for walks, baking and watching films with my two daughters

    Mrs C Kyles  – reading

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Mrs J Cornes  – I love music, it’s nice to see the children express themselves in different ways.

    Mrs C Kyles  – Physical Education and Maths

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Mrs J Cornes  – Midnight Gang

    Mrs C Kyles  – The Colour Purple

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Mrs J Cornes  – I would love to go New York at Christmas, it seems magical.

    Mrs C Kyles  – Peru

    What is your favourite food? 

    Mrs J Cornes  – I love pasta!

    Mrs C Kyles  – Liver

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mr R Hares

    Mrs A ColemanHow long have you worked at Sound?

    Mrs A Coleman – I have been at Sound since

    Mr R Hare-

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    Mrs A Coleman – Every member of staff all work together, helping each other, no matter what the problem is.

    Mr R Hare –

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Mrs A Coleman – Swimming and Gardening

    Mr R Hare –

    What are your favourite subjects to teach?

    Mrs A Coleman – Maths

    Mr R Hare –

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Mrs A Coleman – Any Autobiography

    Mr R Hare –

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Mrs A Coleman – Japan

    Mr R Hare-

    What is your favourite food? 

    Mrs A Coleman – Italian

    Mr R Hare –

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mrs J Cotterall

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I started working at Sound in 2008

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The friendly atmosphere, knowing the children & families. The great staff/team at school.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Trying to keep fit, reading and spending time with family

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Any from sci-fi to horror books

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Moscow

    What is your favourite food? 

    Anything but green veg!!

    What do children at Sound think we look like?

    Mrs S Newton

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I started working at Sound in 2005 !

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The school has such a family feel to it. Everyone knows every individual in it. The staff work together fantastically as a team.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    My family, going to the gym (especially spinning classes) cooking and going to the theatre.

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Me before you – Jojo Moyes

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    Mauritius

    What is your favourite food? 

    Fish and seafood

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mr R Latham

    How long have you worked at Sound?

    I started working at Sound in 2009

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The friendly atmosphere

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Crown Green Bowls

    Whats your favourite book ?

    The Hunt For Red October

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    New Zealand

    What is your favourite food? 

    Roast Chicken

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mrs S Gould

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The staff, the children and the positive attitude to everything.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Dancing and walking

    Whats your favourite book ?

    To Kill a Mockingbird

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    New Zealand

    What is your favourite food? 

    Roast Dinner

    What do the children at Sound think we look like?

    Mrs S Burt

    What do you think is great about Sound Primary School? 

    The family feel in school.

    What are your favourite hobbies?

    Cooking and Crochet

    Whats your favourite book ?

    Harry Potter

    If you had the choice to go anywhere in the world, where would it be ? 

    At home with family.

    What is your favourite food? 

    Roast Dinner

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