Learn More About The KS1 Teaching Assistants
Mrs Ridge is a highly experienced teaching assistant, currently teaching in KS1. She has undergone Thrive training and works vulnerable children in KS2. Her role includes leading many intervention programmes including phonics, reading, fine motor skills and EAL support.
Mrs Pople is a highly experienced teaching assistant, currently teaching in KS1. She is a Higher Level TA and has undergone coaching training, often working with our more vulnerable children across the school. As a skilled phonics practitioner she leads intervention support for children throughout KS1.
Mrs Hockings is a trained teacher who taught throughout the Early Years before joining us in the role of TA. She leads Year 1 maths pre learning groups, 1:1 speech and language intervention, Phase 6 phonics and 1:1 reading and phonics support for children identified as needing specific planned provision.