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Lyndhurst Infant School

Lyndhurst Infant School

HLTA's and TA's

Higher Level Teaching Assistants

Mrs Sturges

Mrs Sturges works as one of the HLTA's covering in all classes when the teacher is busy.

Likes  Reading, walking and having coffee with my friends.

Dislikes  Lateness, rudeness, oranges and spiders.

Ms Srouji 

Ms Srouji is also a HTLA and runs lots of clubs too!



Mrs Halford

Mrs Halford is our Family Engagement Support Officer and has all the cool toys and stickers.

Likes  Music, sandy deserts and loud clothes.

Dislikes  People who take themselves too seriously.

Teaching Assistants

Mrs Roberts

Mrs Roberts is a Teaching Assistant in Year 1 Kingfisher Class.

Likes  Disney, especially Mickey Mouse and going to see musicals at the theatre. Loves eating cream.

Dislikes  Spiders, snakes, bad timekeeping and bananas.

Mrs Kennard

Mrs Kennard works as a Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 1.

Likes - Roller coasters, running, music, the cinema and Harry Potter.

Dislikes - Waiting, liquorice allsorts and early mornings.

Mrs Slaughter

Mrs Slaughter is a Teaching Assistant in Parrot Class.

Likes - Spending time with family, baking with my two girls, trips to the beach and forests especially den building, photography, reading and learning new things!

Dislikes - Wasps and unkindness.

Mrs Taylor

Mrs Taylor works as a Teaching Assistant in Octopus Class.

Likes - Reading, watching films, going on holiday.

Dislikes - Spiders.

Mrs Bennett

Mrs Bennett is a Teaching Assistant in SSC.

Likes - Days out with her children, shopping and running and going to the gym.

Dislikes - Cooking, rudeness and scary films!

Mrs Rennells

Mrs Rennells is a Teaching Assistant in Octopus and Leopard classes.

Likes - Music, reading, family time and going to the theatre.

Dislikes - Spiders and rude people.

Ms Lane

Ms Lane works as a Teaching Assistant in SSC.

Likes - Reading and crocheting.

Dislikes - Rudeness.

Ms Brown

Ms Brown is an SEN Teaching Assistant in Bumble Bee class.

Likes - Photography, poetry, driving and the colour red.

Dislikes - Rain, cooked carrots, grumpy people.

Miss Chester

Miss Chester is a Teaching Assistant in KS1. 

Likes - Photography, cinema, bowling, arts and crafts.

Dislikes - Spiders, early mornings and washing up.

Mrs Massey

Mrs Massey is a Teaching Assistant in KS1. 

Likes - Reading, Guides, swimming, dancing and holidays.

Dislikes - Peas, beans and traffic.

Mrs McAvoy-Smith

Mrs McAvoy-Smith is a Teaching Assistant in Seahorse class.

Likes - Cosy nights in, family walks and going out for meals.

Dislikes - People who are grumpy and untidiness

 Mrs Green


Mrs Green is an Teaching Assistant KS1.

Likes- Reading, spending time with family and friends and shopping.

Dislikes - spiders and waiting in queues!

Miss Cole

Miss Cole - is a Teaching Assistant in Early Years.

Likes - Percy Pig, Disney, chocolate and kind people.

Dislikes -  Ants, bananas and people who are rude or unkind!


Mrs Long

Mrs Long - is a Teaching Assistant in Early Years.

Likes - working in Early Years and inspiring little people. Having fun dancing, keeping fit, having special times with her two boys and playing with their cat Yoda. Mrs long loves to play music wherever she goes!

Dislikes - Rats, rude or unkind behaviour and swings!

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