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RavensdaleInfant and Nursery School


Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!

Head Teacher

Lorna Blanchenot (SLT/Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Deputy Headteacher/Inclusion Lead

Lucy Gayton (SLT/Deputy Safeguarding Lead)

School Business Manager

Michelle Hoyle (SLT/Deputy Safeguarding Lead, Attendance Lead)


Key Stage 1 Lead

Kara Kaylor (Deputy Safeguarding Lead)

Foundation Stage Lead

Kaveeta Rani(Deputy Safeguarding Lead)


Teaching Staff 

Kara Kaylor

Sarah Armes (Deputy Safeguarding Lead)

 Kate Marshall

Lauren Daly

Giovanna Fedrigo

James Wood

Michaela Hallsworth (part time)

Kaveeta Rani

Katie Brentnall

Sarah Swain

Stacey Hill (part time) - Outdoor Lead

Julie Smith (part time)


Teaching Assistants

Julie Moorcroft (ELSA Lead)

Shellie Somers (Autism Champion)

Lynnette Thomas

Sarah Cook

Nageena Iqbal

Candy McCarton

Iram Yaqub

Megan Gillingham


Play Worker

Helen Pelling

Archana Ragu

Robina Yousaf

School Administrator

Lisa Lane


Lead Midday Supervisor

Laura Gulnawaz


Midday Supervisor's

Lynn McGrath

Lisa Clarke

Kelly Mullen

Rizwana Habib

Anna Sault

Sarah Cordner

Surjit Sandhu

Billie Pahal


Catering Supervisor

Louise Furnival


Jeremy Kay

Kitchen Assistants

Andrea Norman

Lynn Sirrell


Caretaking/Cleaning Staff

Colin Gillingham (Site Manager/Caretaker)

Karen Lewis

Julie Pettifer

David Pywell


Breakfast Club staff

Candy McCarton 

Karen Lewis


There are no staff who earn in excess of £100,000.





Welcome to Ravensdale Infant and Nursery School!

Welcome to Ravensdale Infant and Nursery School.We are a larger than average school with children from many different areas of the city. We pride ourselves on being the only Infant and Nursery School in Mickleover.





Attendance since
September 2021 - February 2022:

  • Nursery 93.83%
  • Reception 91.92%
  • Year 1 93.27%
  • Year 2 92.93%
  • Whole School 92.82%