The Team

Principal, John Reilly leads a team of specialist teachers, specialist assistants, therapists and support staff to enable delivery of teaching and learning in the classroom of a broad and balanced curriculum appropriate to the developmental needs of children in relation to their age and phase of education. Each class will be managed by a class teacher, supported by one or two permanent teaching assistants depending on class dynamics.

Below is a list of the current team, it will be updated as more appointments are confirmed.

Senior Leadership Team

Principal John Reilly
Vice Principal – Senior Joe Shepherd
Vice Principal – Primary Anna Huzzey



Class Teacher – Adventurers Marta Nobra
Class Teacher – Explorers Marta Nobra


Key Stage 1

Class Teacher – Wood Farrah Cockar
Class Teacher – Parks Jacqueline Bernard-Jones


Key Stage 2

Class Teacher – Tull Ashton Myatt
Class Teacher – Doyle Gemma Peel-Boyce


Key Stage 3

Class Teacher – Johnson Jack Lucas
Class Teacher – Braille Hudeyfa Hassan
Class Teacher – Gates Mitch Peterswald
Class Teacher – Wheatley Kate Samuels
Class Teacher – Nazreen Charlotte James


Support Staff

PA to the Principal and Office Manager Tina McMenamin
Site Manager TBC




I think your school and staff are amazing – you have wowed me!

Parent November 2020

Latest News

Canine Assisted Learning

Autumn the therapy dog and her owner Lisa continue to bring lots of fun and therapy to  students at school. Some enjoy taking Autumn for a walk and giving her a hug whilst others prefer to pet her whilst learning. …

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Welcome to our new school building 

It was a pleasure to welcome students for their first day in our new purpose designed school building. They were introduced to their teachers, settled into to their classrooms and even received a visit from Autumn, the therapy dog. There …

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Keys to our new school

Today, John Reilly, Principal of Addington Valley Academy received the keys to our brand new purpose built school. Staff are now busy getting the school ready to welcome students next week. Here’s a preview…

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Watch our new school being built

Building constructors Kier will handover Addington Valley Academy’s completed new school building on Wednesday 15th September 2021. Principal, John Reilly and his team are excited to get the school ready to welcome students later in the month. Click here to …

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