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Lyndhurst Infant School

Lyndhurst Infant School

HLTA's and TA's


Mrs Holmes

Mrs Holmes is a HLTA. She gets to work with all of the children at Lyndhurst.

Likes - Reading, dogs, baking (and eating) cakes, nature walks and time with family. 

Dislikes - Rudeness and mushrooms.

Mrs Slaughter 

Mrs Slaughter is an HLTA.

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 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.

Mrs Roberts

Mrs Roberts is a teaching assistant in Early Years - Seahorse 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 Green


Mrs Green is an HLTA.

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

Dislikes - spiders and waiting in queues!

Miss Ellwood

Miss Ellwood is a teaching assistant in Tiger Class.

Likes - Running, yoga, dogs and being on the beach.

Dislikes - Rain and being late.

Mrs Murroni

Mrs Murroni is a SEND teaching assistant in early years.

Likes - Baking, family time in Italy, sunshine and spending time with her daughter.

Dislikes - Rudeness, rain and untidiness.

Mrs Bennett

Mrs Bennett is a teaching assistant in Bumblebee class.

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

Dislikes - Cooking, rudeness and scary films!

Mrs Kearney

Mrs Kearney is a teaching assistant in Toucan class.

Likes -  Playing at the beach with her children, keeping fit and marmite!

Dislikes -  Bad manners, slugs and karaoke.

Ms Lane

Ms Lane works as a teaching assistant in Year 1, Kingfisher class.

Likes - Reading and crocheting.

Dislikes - Rudeness.

Miss Woods

Miss Woods is a teaching assistant in year 2. She is also a lunchtime supervisor and has recently passed her first aid training.

Likes - Coffee, hot weather and shopping

Dislikes - Early mornings, snow and everything bug related.

Miss Chester

Miss Chester is a teaching assistant in Jaguar class. 

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

Dislikes - Spiders, early mornings and washing up.

Mrs Massey

Mrs Massey is a teaching assistant in Toucan class. 

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

Dislikes - Peas, beans and traffic.

Mrs McAvoy-Smith

Mrs McAvoy-Smith is a teaching assistant in Parrot class.

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

Dislikes - People who are grumpy and untidiness

Mrs Aaron

Mrs Aaron - is a Teaching Assistant in Reception

Likes -  Reading, pizza and the sea.

Dislikes -   January, windy days and traffic jams.

Miss Teshome

Miss Teshome - is a Teaching Assistant Reception.

Likes -  Emmerdale, decorating cakes with her daughters and Sunday dinner.

Dislikes -   Milkshake, unkindness and spicy food.

Mrs Shinkfield


Mrs Shinkfield - is a Teaching Assistant the SSC.

Likes - swimming, baking, quality family time, and walking her dog.

Dislikes - spiders, slugs, dishonesty, rudeness and being unkind.

Miss Johnson

Miss Johnson- is a Teaching Assistant the SSC and MMS.

Likes - playing football, going on adventures with her two children.

Dislikes - thunder and lightening and rude people.



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