Teaching Staff 2021/2022
Mrs South - Head Teacher
Mrs South is our Head Teacher. She likes wearing red or purple. She gives out Lyndhurst Champion certificates every Friday to the children who have tried their best.
Likes – Reading, walking along the beach, holidays, shopping, well behaved children and fish and chips!
Dislikes – Banana flavoured things, anything messy or untidy and people who don't say "please" or "thank you".
Mrs Davy - Deputy Head Teacher
Mrs Davy is our Deputy Head Teacher. She usually leads our values assemblies and enjoys choosing children to help her! She is very proud of all the children and staff at our friendly, happy school.
Likes – Horse riding, moto gp, films, travelling abroad, dogs and cheese!
Dislikes – Daddy long legs and dark mornings.
Mrs Halley - Deputy Head & KS1 Team Leader
Mrs Halley has worked at our school for a long time. She is our Deputy Head and our KS1 Team Leader as well as being Maths coordinator. She enjoys teaching maths and likes to see polite, considerate children around our school.
Likes – Big cups of tea, smarties and maths.
Dislikes – Bad manners and sprouts!
Mrs Eales - Panther Class Year 2
Mrs Eales teaches in Panther class and is our Beach and Forest Schools Co-ordinator.
Likes – Relaxing on the beach, shopping and eating lots of yummy Thai and Italian food.
Dislikes – Chocolate and getting up early on the weekends!
Mrs Welsted - Kingfisher Class Year 1
Mrs Welsted is a teacher in Kingfisher class with Mrs Benge
Likes – Dogs, monkeys, Zumba, Disney Films and going on holiday.
Dislikes – Scary films, roller coasters, spiders and spicy food.
Miss Dawkins - Parrot Class Year 1
Miss Dawkins teaches in Parrot class in KS1.
Likes – Cinema, cats, polar bears, reading and shopping.
Dislikes – Rudeness and bad manners.
Mrs Bray - Seahorse Class Early Years
Mrs Bray teaches for 3 days in Seahorse class in Early Years.
Likes – Running, fireworks, pink things and reading a good book.
Dislikes – Heights, rudeness and spiders
Mrs Holland - Seahorse Class Early Years & EAL Co-ordinator
Mrs Holland teaches for 2 days in Seahorse class in Early Years and is our EAL coordinator.
Likes – Strictly Come Dancing, going out and seeing friends and chatting a lot.
Dislikes – People who don't smile, dirty sugar and getting up early!
Mrs Esser - Jaguar Class Year 2
Mrs Esser teaches in Jaguar class.
Likes – Cooking, Topshop, art and her cat Boris.
Dislikes – Getting up early and slugs
Miss Lawrence - Turtle Class Early Years
Miss Lawrence teaches in Turtle class and is also our Early Years leader.
Likes – Reading, cooking, pangolins, music, going to the theatre and spending time with friends and family.
Dislikes – Dripping taps, rude people and traffic.
Mrs Benge - Kingfisher Class Year 1
Mrs Benge is a teacher Kingfisher class in KS1 with Mrs Welsted.
Likes – Cooking, dancing, reading, spending time with friends and family and her cat Tommy!
Dislikes – Spiders, traffic and getting up early on the weekend.
Mrs Brokas - Toucan Class Year 1
Ms S Brokas - is a Teacher for two days in Toucan class and an HLTA in KS1 for three days.
Likes - Sunny days at the beach, camping, cake and time spent with family and friends
Dislikes - Grumpy rude people, mosquitos and chaos
Miss Cranfield - Octopus Class Early years
Miss Cranfield is the teacher in Octopus Class
Likes – Baking, unicorns, riding my bike and banana milkshakes.
Dislikes – Early mornings, slimy animals and untidiness.
Miss Twigger-Taylor - Leopard Class Year 2
Mrs Twigger-Taylor teaches in Leopard Class in KS1.
Likes – Giraffes, Disney, going to the cinema and the beach.
Dislikes – Spiders, being late and rudeness.
Mrs Ellwood - Panther Class Year 2
Mrs Ellwood teaches in Panther class KS1 for 2.5 days..
Likes – Painting and drawing, sunny holidays and chocolate cake.
Dislikes – Getting up in the morning and tidying up!
Miss Dingwall - Toucan Class Year 1
Miss Dingwall teaches in Toucan class.
Likes – Anything Disney, Chocolate and relaxing in the sunshine.
Dislikes – Spiders, being late and being woken up!
Mrs Howlin - Jaguar Class Year 2
Mrs Howlin is the teacher in Jaguar Class KS1.
Likes – Singing, swimming and making cakes.
Dislikes – Rude people and smelly feet!
Mrs Rix - SEN Teacher
Mrs Rix is SEN Teacher. She ensures all the children at Lyndhurst Infant School are happy and enjoy learning.
Likes – Spiders, swimming, reading and walking along the seafront.
Dislikes – Nuts and cold weather.
Mrs Wedgwood - SSC
Mrs Wedgwood is the Teacher in charge of the Special Support Centre (SSC).
Likes – Polite and kind children, going for walks and sparkly things.
Dislikes – Spiders and mess.