Meet the staff
Laurence Clarke Headteacher
Laurence is the best headteacher. He does not yell at you because he is nice and calm. He is friendly and kind and helpful to adults and to children everyday. He is happy like the bright sun.
Claire Piggott Deputy Headteacher/DSL
Claire is the Deputy Headteacher for our school. If anyone has a reflection sheet, they would most likely go over it with her. Claire is very kind. If you have any problems, you can come to her and she'll sort it out. Claire is a fair and understanding person who will help the most she can. She will always be by your side, whatever is wrong. Incredibly, she can deal with almost every problem! She is enthusiastic and is a great example in everything she does.
Katherine is new to Belmont Juniors (in 2018) and is very good at her job. She is usually typing, on the phone or talking to people. She is very kind and caring.
Lucy Braithwaite Assistant Headteacher
Lucy is a loving, kind and caring teacher. She loves English and Maths and makes everything fun! She is fair and honest and she always perseveres. She is an amazing teacher! She is the best teacher who has ever taught me.
Sue Vickers School Business Manager
Sue is very kind, hard-working and understanding.
Diksha Shah Class Teacher
Diksha is a hilarious, entertaining teacher who always has a huge smile on her face. Anyone in Belmont Junior School would be so fortunate to have her as their teacher. She encourages you to try your hardest and never give up. She makes learning so fun.
Jasmine Jouhal Class Teacher
Jasmine teaches in Year 4. We are very grateful to have Jasmine as our teacher this year. She is artistic, imaginative and kind. Jasmine is always happy and puts a smile on our faces when we are sad. She teaches us with enthusiasm and shows respect to us. Jasmine is the best teacher you could wish for.
Roewna is a funny and amazing teacher. She currently teaches in Year 3 and can turn a frown upside-down. She is kind and a bit of a jokester. We are so happy to have Rowena as our teacher.
Sarah Merryweather Class Teacher
Sarah teaches in Year 5. She is one of the longest serving members of staff at Belmont Junior School. Sarah is always, kind, patient and helpful. She loves reading us exciting stories and read us the new version of The Snowman in the run-up to Christmas. She is an amazing teacher!
Ewan Lumsden Class Teacher
Ewan teaches in all the classes and does PPA. Ewan is the joker (in a good way)! He is unique, happy, a very good singer and every now and then he likes to have 'wee joke' (he is not funny but don't tell him!) Ewan is a Scottish, very enthusiastic and talented teacher who is currently teaching my friends and I in Year 4. WE LOVE YOU EWAN!
Alex De Lange Class Teacher
Alex teaches in Year 6. He is kind, funny, imaginative, enthusiastic, calm and clever. We are all very lucky to have a teacher like him. When we make mistakes, he kindly shows us how to improve our work and hardly ever shouts. He is the best teacher EVER!
Dawn Edwards Class Teacher
Dawn is one of the most tremendous teachers in Belmont Junior School. She is very kind and thoughtful. Also, Dawn always tries to make everything fair. Sometimes she makes us giggle and she persuades us to use a growth mindset when things are difficult. We appreciate her, she is great.
Fatima Mirza Class Teacher
Entering her 11th year at Belmont, teachers don't get more enthusiastic than Fatima. She teaches with immense character and enthuses pupils with their topics instinctively. She always encourages students to do their best, and is a positive, vibrant figure in the Belmont community.
Beau Hobbs Class Teacher
Beau is a great teacher and we are very lucky to have her. She is kind and helpful. Beau always puts a smile on our faces and makes learning great fun
Xueting Liu Mandarin teacher
Wan Xin Mandarin teacher
Nicola Strycharczyk Admin Assistant
Lakis Panteli HLTA
Lakis is so helpful and kind. The school would not be the same without him. If we're sad we come to him and he'll cheer us up. When he's around we're all happy. He is our coach for our school teams and takes us to all our tournaments. He is AMAZING!
Vjollca Kulla HLTA/Welfare Officer
Vjollca is a kind, caring and considerate person who is always there when you need her. She is a brilliant teacer and always explains everything very clearly. She makes work fun and exciting and we love being taught by her. Vjollca is very funny but firm and always pushes us to our limits.
Judith Goodwin LSA
Judith is a kind and helpful person and is always there to give a helping hand. She is a great teacher and is also very good at medical if someone is hurt. She can always help you when you need it. She spreads generosity of spirit to everyone.
Jackie Gunning LSA/After School Club
Jackie is precious, intelligent and helpful. She is always there when you need her. She is energetic and inspirational and always smiles and laughs which brings a great atmosphere to the world. (by Modupe)
Camille Benazzou LSA
Camille is currently the LSA in 6F. She is super kind and loving. She is a jolly figure in Belmont and is greatly admired by the pupils and teachers. Belmont Junior School would be a different place without her. Thank you Camille. (by Lorna)
Pat Edwards LSA
Pat is a kind, friendly LSA. She is always there when we need her. She knows how to comfort us when we're blue. She never gets angry when we're sharing our problems and she always lends us a smile. (by Noa)
Lisa Brown LSA/SMSA
Helen Panteli LSA/Senior SMSA
Helen is such a helpful, generous and heart-warming person to be with. She takes care of people from the bottom of her heart. The school wouldn't be the same without her. Helen is so caring, even when it comes to difficult situations. Whenever you see her, she has never, ever not smiled back at us. She makes the school a happy place. (by Charlotte)
Maureen Brooks SMSA
Kim Nicholls SMSA/After School Club
Sarah Dempsey SMSA
After School/Breakfast Club Staff
Maureen McElligott Breakfast and After-School Club Manager
Katriye Mehmet Breakfast and After-School Club
Abena Heron After School Club
Daniel Morgan Assistant Site Manager
Comfort Boampong Cleaner