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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)


Key Stage 1 Lead

Sarah Armes (currently on maternity leave)

Kara Kaylor (Acting KS1 Lead)

Foundation Stage Lead

Kaveeta Rani


Teaching Staff 

Sarah Armes (currently on maternity leave)

Kara Kaylor 

Kate Belfield

Lauren Daly

Abi Cooper (SENCo)

Sarah Swain

Giovanna Fedrigo

Michaela Hallsworth (currently on maternity leave)

Kaveeta Rani

Katie Brentnall

Rachel Yates

Stacey Hill 

Julie Smith (part time)



Amanda Spendlove

James Wood


Teaching Assistants

Julie Moorcroft

Shellie Somers (Autism Champion)

Lynnette Thomas

Sarah Cook

Nageena Iqbal

Candy McCarton

Iram Yaqub

Megan Gillingham


Play Worker

Helen Pelling

Archana Ragu

School Administrator

Lisa Lane


Midday Supervisors

Robina Yousaf

Lynn McGrath

Lucy Furnival

Lisa Clarke

Kelly Mullen

Rizwana Habib

Anna Sault

Sarah Cordner

Laura Gulnawaz

Surjit Sandhu


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


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%