Our Staff and Local Academy Board.

We're proud of all the people that work hard to make Tyndale such a special school.

Principal: Matthew Watt
Acting Assistant Principal: Jess Peiro
Inclusion Leader: Kasi Brock
Operations Manager: Julia Tompkins
Reception: Angelina Abayateye (EYFS Lead). Teachers: Hannah Holbrook,
Year 1: Alex Smith, Laura Gatford
Year 2: Natalie Neumann, Jess Peiro
Year 3: Rob Mulgrew, Alice McMillan
Year 4: John Kirkland, Caroline Watkinson
Year 5: Ian Robinson, Regan Henderson
PPA Cover: Nadia Pellizzon, Abbie Stocker, Laila Dowse, Kasi Brock
Caretaker: Ildiko Racz
Admin Team: Valerie Cutter, Gordy Munday, Lyn Fuller
Pastoral Manager: Harry Strachan
Family Support Workers: Carol Jackman and Philippa Todd
Teaching Support Staff: Kay Adams, Anne Leadbetter, Manu Eller, Samina Farooq, Anne Gordon, Tracey Veal,
Arabella Wilson, Tina Lewis, Tascheca Smith, Jess Rowley, Ricardo Pardo, Twalha Omar
Wraparound Care: Jess Rowley, Tracy Kelly

Local Academy Board

Tyndale Community School is run by Chapel St Community Schools Trust in partnership with Oxford Community Church.

“The right school can transform a child’s life and help them achieve things they may never have imagined. Through the free schools programme, it is now much easier for talented and committed teachers, charities, parents and education experts to open schools to address real demand within an area.”

Department for Education

The school is governed by aLocal Academy Board combining local parents, teachers, business people and community leaders. Working with many other volunteers, the governors’ aim is to develop a school that meets therussel needs of local families, encourages the aspirations and attainment of local children and enables the whole community to invest in future generations.

Please contact the school office if you would like the register of attendance for Local Academy Board meetings.

Board of Local Academy Board Members:

Keith Elmitt (Chair)

screenshot304Now retired, Keith Elmitt has been involved in education all of his working life. He has a BA (Hons) Degree in Science from Oxford University alongside a Masters in Education from Oxford Brooks University. Keith has been a teacher for over twenty years, with ten of those in senior leadership position including headship. He was also instrumental in setting up Tyndale Community School and has served as a governor since the school began. Keith is also a governor for another local primary school, where he served as Chair for several years. Up to retirement Keith was on the pastoral staff of Oxford Community Church, a school partner. To contact him please email: chair@tyndalecommunityschool.co.uk or post via the school’s office.

Sue Mortimer – Former head teacher of Rose Hill Primary School, the UK’s most improved school in 2010

Caroline McNicoll – Parent LAB Member

Jess Peiro – Staff LAB Member

Dianne Carbon – Head Teacher of St John Fisher RC school

Emma Regardsoe – Governor representing Oxford High School and parent of child in the school

Eileen Elmitt – Specialist in helping schools to support children with special needs

Stuart Larkin – Chartered surveyor and local businessman

Dave Munday – Vice-Chair, Parent LAB Member. Dave works as a Team Leader for specialist nurses at the John Radcliffe Hospital.


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