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Lyndhurst Infant School

Lyndhurst Infant School

Teaching Staff 2023/2024

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 is currently on a secondment.  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 - Parrot Class Year 1

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 - Tiger Class Year 2

Miss Dawkins teaches in Parrot class in KS1.

Likes – Cinema, cats, polar bears, reading and shopping.

Dislikes – Rudeness and bad manners.

Mrs Bray - Octopus Class Early Years

Mrs Bray is the teacher in Octopus 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 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 - Parrot Class Year 1

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 the Teacher in Toucan class.

Likes - Sunny days at the beach, camping, cake and time spent with family and friends

Dislikes -  Grumpy rude people, mosquitos and chaos

Miss Connor - Leopard Class Year 2


   Miss Connor - is the Teacher in Leopard class.

   Likes - Pandas, thunderstorms, walking along the beach and     eating lemon drizzle cake

   Dislikes -  Rollercoasters and wobbly teeth!

Miss Dingwall -  Jaguar Class Year 2

Miss Dingwall teaches in Panther 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.

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