We are a wonderful, nurturing school and excited to be able to offer prospective families to look around our school again opposed to offering a virtual tour. Please contact the school office for further information and information on our robust Covid protocol. We look forward to seeing you and showing you what we can offer.

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Nightingale Academy

Woodlands Infant School

The best me that I can be!

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Meet Our Team


Mrs T Wood - Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Teaching and Learning, Whole School Development



Miss H Anderson - Early Years Leader

Mrs A Thomas - Key Stage One Leader and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs L Pelosi - Curriculum Strategic Leader

Mrs G Knowles - Inclusion Leader (SENDCo, Pupil Premium and Intervention)

Miss L Hilpert-Smith - Remote Learning Leader



Miss B Bleakman - Nursery Teacher

Mrs N Ellgood - Additional Nursery Teacher, Wellbeing Lead and PSHE Co-ordinator

Mrs J McGrath - Reception Teacher, P.E. Co-ordinator

Miss H Anderson - Reception Teacher, 'The Arts' and assessment support

Mrs A Thomas - Year One Teacher, Mathematics Co-ordinator

Miss L Hilpert-Smith - Year One Teacher, 'The Future' (Modern Foreign Language [German], Computing and Science) Co-ordinator

Miss L Bowden - Year Two Teacher, 'The Arts' Co-ordinator (Music, Art and D.T.)

Miss O Freeman-Valle - Year Two Teacher

Mrs G Knowles - 'Humanities' Co-ordinator (R.E., Geography and History)

Mrs L Webb - Part Time Cover Teacher

Mrs L Pelosi - English Co-ordinator

Miss N Curtis - PE Coach across the school



Miss Sweeney - Nursery Teaching Assistant

Mrs N Cox - Part time Nursery Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Jones - Nursery Teaching Assistant, SEND Support

Mrs C Carver - Reception Teaching Assistant, Early Reading Support

Mrs S Hirst - Reception Teaching Assistant, Music Support

Mrs L Spencer - Year One Teaching Assistant, Wellbeing Support

Mrs M Ghosh - Year One Teaching Assistant, Mathematics Support

Ms T Harris - Year Two Teaching Assistant, Eco Council Lead

Mrs C Gordhan - Year Two Teaching Assistant, Reading for Pleasure Support

Mrs S Nelson - Learning Support Assistant, School Council Lead and Lunchtime Playworker

Mrs T Foley - Learning Support Assistant

Mrs A Roach - Learning Support Assistant



Miss L Davies - Woodlands Childcare Manager and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs S Walshaw - Woodlands Childcare Playworker, Before school Club Lead Playworker

Miss N Curtis - Woodlands Childcare Outdoor Lead

Mrs D Bayliss - Woodlands Childcare Playworker

Mrs G Zelve - Woodlands Childcare Playworker


Mrs K Cornford - School Business Manager

Mrs R Johnson - School Secretary


Mr G Carmichael - Site Manager

Mrs J Maund - Cleaner

Mrs R Haden - Cleaner

Mr J Loone - Cleaner


Mrs T Foley - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs H Morgan - Lunchtime Supervisor  

Mrs A Roach - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs C Woodhall - Lunchtime Supervisor


Mrs S Bown - Kitchen Leader (Employed by Solihull Catering Services)

Mrs L East - Cook (Employed by Solihull Catering Services)

Mrs R Jelley - Cook (Employed by Solihull Catering Services)

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