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CE Primary School


Mrs Hollis is our fantastic Executive Headteacher. She has dedicated her life to education and has a real passion for innovative teaching and learning. She started her career as a classroom teacher, has worked as a Foundation Stage leader in education and is now a successful Headteacher across our Federation. She is a local leader in education and a partnership Headteacher within the Local Authority. 



Mrs Powell is our Deputy Headteacher and Special Needs Co-ordinator. She has worked in the Federation for 12 years and has experience teaching children from Reception through to Year 6. Mrs Powell works alongside Mrs Hollis to run the Federation schools and can be seen in schools each week. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact her.


Mrs Townsend is the super School Business Manager across the whole Federation and is regularly in the office at each of our four schools. She has been with us many years and began her Federation career at Whittlebury School.



Mrs Reeve is our Office Manager who works across the whole Federation. Mrs Reeve previously worked at Whittlebury and Gayton Primary School. She is a friendly lady who is always willing to help in any way she can. 



Mrs Tyler-Bedford is our efficient and helpful School Administrator who runs the school office. She is an extremely friendly lady who is always on hand to help you with any queries you may have regarding the school.



Mr Mcloughlin is our Assistant Head and Class 3 teacher. Mr Mcloughlin started with us in September 2017 and has a huge impact within the school. Mr Mcloughlin has a real passion for Maths and PE.



Mrs Boulton is our part-time class 2 teacher, alongside Mrs Whitbread. Mrs Boulton joined Gayton in September 2019. Mrs Boulton previously worked at our Tiffield Primary School teaching class 1. She is passionate in her belief that all children achieve and reach their full potential.



Mrs Whitbread is our part-time Class 2 teacher who works alongside Mrs Boulton. Mrs Whitbread joined us in September 2021 and has already made a huge impact on the school and the children's learning. Mrs Whitbread is an experienced teacher with a wealth of knowledge and experience. 



Miss Hillier is our new class 1 teacher. Miss Hillier has a wealth of experience within primary schools and is eager to bring her passion for early years to Gayton. Miss Hillier has settled in really well and the children have already created a bond with her.




Mrs Blackwell is our Higher Level Teaching assistant, working across all 3 classes at the school. Mrs Blackwell was previously our SEN Teaching assistant, so she has a lot of experience in working with our Gayton children. Mrs Blackwell has a real passion for the outdoors and believes that fresh air is great for keeping the mind active. 




Miss Dixey is based in class 1 and also supports across the school when needed. She is friendly, kind and patient and is loved by all the children. Miss Dixey works hard to ensure all the children receive the support they need



Mrs Slack joined us in April 2023 as Teaching assistant. Mrs Slack had previously worked at our Stoke Bruerne and has vast knowledge and experience of working with children and our Federation.



Mrs Harris is our Specialist Pastoral Support Assistant who works across the Federation. She has a good relationship with all the children and knows exactly how to help them reach their potential. She works with them on both a 1:1 basis and in small groups as required. Mrs Harris is passionate about PE and enjoys supporting the children in various sporting events within school, the Forest Federation and at inter-school competitions and events.



Mr Hollis is our Breakfast Club Manager, Minibus driver and Site Supervisor.  He always has a smile on his face and is liked by everybody.




  Mrs Cheeseman is one of our Lunchtime Supervisors.




 Miss Anderson works alongside Mrs Cheeseman as our lunchtime supervisor.