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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

Rachel Gell (SLT/Deputy safeguarding Lead)


Key Stage 1 Lead

Sarah Armes

Foundation Stage Lead

Kaveeta Rani


Teaching Staff 

Sarah Armes

Kara Kaylor

Kate Belfield

Lauren Daly

Abi Cooper (SENCo)

Sarah Swain

Giovanna Fedrigo

Michaela Hallsworth 

Kaveeta Rani

Katie Brentnall

Rachel Yates

Stacey Hill 

Julie Smith (part time)



Amanda Spendlove

James Wood

Jo Atterbury


Teaching Assistants

Kirsty Franklin

Julie Moorcroft

Shellie Somers (Autism Champion)

Ellie Babb

Julie Keogh

Lynnette Thomas

Sarah Cook

Nageena Iqbal

Play Worker

Helen Pelling


School Administrator

Michelle Hoyle


Midday Supervisors

Angie Reddington

Robina Yousaf

Uzma Kousar

Lynn McGrath

Lucy Furnival

Lisa Clarke

Kelly Mullen

Rizwana Habib


Catering Supervisor

Louise Furnival


Jeremy Kay

Kitchen Assistants

Andrea Norman

Lynn Sirrell


Caretaking/Cleaning Staff

Colin Gillingham (Site Manager/Caretaker)

Angie Reddington

Karen Lewis

Julie Pettifer





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 - December 2021:

  • Nursery 96.02%
  • Reception 92.21%
  • Year 1 92.75%
  • Year 2 92.56%
  • Whole School 92.72%