"Birchwood is a good school with a distinctive vision for learning that enriches and empowers its pupils considerably. The school is led well by an enthusiastic and dedicated headteacher, supported by a talented and energetic staff; their hard work and commitment are much appreciated by parents and carers." (Ofsted, 2011)

Teaching Staff

Head Teacher

Mr Cloke

Deputy Head Teacher/Year 4 Class

Mrs Alexander

Reception Class

Mrs Wainer


Year 3

Mrs Gale

Year 5

Mr Perry

Year 6

Mr Challis


Year 4

Mrs Oliver

 (maternity leave)

Miss Dunstone

Year 1 

Mrs Carter



Mrs Woods

Year 2

Mrs Gray













Sports Development Coach

Mr Hough


Teaching Assistants 

Year 5 & 6

Miss Williams

Year 5 & 6

Miss Long

 Year 5 & 6

Miss Caunter

Year 3

Miss Blair


Mrs Singleton

Year 2

Mrs Pearce 







Year 1

Mrs Phelan

Year 4

Mrs Miller