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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  TBC


Key Stage 1

Class Teacher – Wood TBC
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 Nisha Patel
Class Teacher – Gates Mitch Peterswald
Class Teacher – Wheatley TBC
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

Celebrating the Queen’s Birthday

Students have been having great fun helping the Queen celebrate her birthday! They made patriotic sashes and performed their own take on the Trooping of the Colour and paraded around the playground. The festivities will continue over the next few …

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Making Music

We’ve had some wonderful music sessions from Graham and Jemma from Croydon Music Service. Students have enjoyed getting practically involved in making music. Jemma’s wonderful flute playing really caught everyone’s attention with its rich tone and flowing melodies. All of …

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Bug Hotel

Building contractors Kier are busy building our new purpose designed school in New Addington, but they made time to build some extra special mini properties for the local wildlife. There are two bug hotels and a lots of bird boxes …

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Red Nose Day at AVA

Some of our wonderful students came in dressed up as the super heroes they really are on Friday. Here you can see a student showing off their costume and a specially built crane sporting an official Red Nose!  Students brought …

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