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Mr Edwards – Head teacher
I’ve been the Head at Offley since September 2017.  I love the passion of the staff and the enthusiasm of the children.  I feel privileged to work with such a great team with so many amazing children.  In a previous life, I made fudge, whilst living on a small island in North America. I’m a huge Villa fan and love spending time watching sport, walking my dog or generally doing lots of fun things with my lovely family.

Mrs Warne – Assistant Head teacher / Year 6 teacher

I have worked at Offley since January 2006.  I initially came to do a day of supply teaching work, and have been here ever since.  I have worked in many different educational settings over the years, but the moment I arrived at Offley I knew I had found a very special place.  In a previous life, I was involved in the world of theatre, and love the way that I am still able to utilise these skills at Offley School with the school choir and end of year productions.  Outside of school, I enjoy being involved with my own children and their sporting activities and enjoy escaping from everyday life by walking the dog. 

Mrs Tonge – SENDco – Year 5 teacher

Mrs Grieves – Year 3 / 4 teacher / PE co-ordinator

I have been working at Offley School since qualifying as a teacher in 2012. In a previous life I worked for BT as an Account Manager but am very happy to have made the change to teaching. I love being part of a small team where we share everything from advice to biscuits! Outside school my main role is chief taxi driver for my three daughters but I do like to escape to the woods with Stanley the Cockapoo or even for a Park Run on a Saturday morning.

Miss Pickard – Year 2 teacher / Science & Art and DT co-ordinator

I’ve been at Offley since September 2013, mostly in Year 2. I love the family atmosphere that we have here and the way that everyone works together as ‘Team Offley’. When I’m not at work I enjoy travelling to new places, baking and reading, but most of the time I am chasing my cat around the flat! My proudest moment was eating 10 cakes in a row at one of the staff’s Macmillan coffee mornings!!

Mrs Ottolangui – Year 1 teacher / PSHCE and MFL co-ordinator

After university, I worked as a reference book editor for 16 years.  I then trained as a teacher in the late 1990's.  At weekends, I enjoy agility training with my dog and occasionally compete in local competitions.  I have two sons now in their twenties.  I am considered to be the "hippy" member of staff due to my taste in 1960's music and clothing!!

Mrs Skeggs – EYFS lead

I have been teaching for over ten years and taught in a number of Early Years settings before joining Offley in September 2014. Offley is a great school full of fun, laughter and amazing staff and children. Outside of school I spend most of my time running around after my two young boys and enjoying family trips to the zoo or seaside. If I do get a moment to myself I enjoy Pilates, Zumba and hot baths!

Miss O’Connor – Reception teacher / Computing co-ordinator

From the moment I walked into Offley School I knew I wanted to work here; it is a very special place with such a wonderful school community. I teach mainly in Reception. However I am also lucky enough to combine my love of technology and teaching one day a week when I teach computing across the school. Outside of school (still trying to convince Reception I don't live in the classroom cupboard) I enjoy going to the cinema, reading, baking, and traveling with my family and friends.

Mrs Clark – Year 6 teaching assistant / Music Coach & co-ordinator
Mrs Fletcher – Year 5 teaching assistant

Mrs Dent – Years 3 and 4 - Higher Level teaching assistant

I've been at Offley since January 2010. I thoroughly enjoy being part of the Offley family and involve myself wholeheartedly in the school sports and PE. 

In the past, I was one of the Games Makers for the London 2012 Olympics, something I was very proud of doing. Out of school I like to sew and these skills are often put into practice within school by either helping the children with their DT topics or just doing a general repair to various items of clothing. I have also taken up running and take part in regular local parkruns.

Mrs Stoner – Early years teaching assistant

I’ve been working at Offley since March 2016. Formerly I worked as BA Cabin crew for 20 years and I like to apply these skills at Offley by having a conveyer belt of tea and coffee ready at all times. I love the caring, friendly team that I work with and the children never fail to put a smile on my face each day. 

Mrs Smith – Office Manager

After working in London for 13 years as a Commercial Property Manager I was lucky enough to join Team Offley in 2014.  I play netball competitively once a week and my proudest achievement was bringing home the winners trophy two years running! I share my passion for the game by coaching the Year 3&4 netball club and by talking about it to anyone that will listen.  I can often be found entertaining the children by playing the fool or playing tricks on the staff ... yep I'm one of those annoying people that loves their job!!!

Mrs Jackson – Administration Assistant

I joined the Offley family in April 2016 having previously work in various support and admin roles at North Herts College for over 8 years. I support Mrs Smith in the school office, where we regularly enjoy a good giggle and a cuppa in-between keeping the well oiled Offley machine running! Outside of school I am running around after my young daughter who keeps me on my toes.  

Mr Smylie – PE Coach

After failing to become a professional athlete and realising it was too late, I decided to go to university. Straight after finishing university, I fell into Offley 3 years ago and there’s no better place that I could have chosen as my first bite of the real world. Sport has been my life from a young age and I enjoy passing my knowledge on to others, hopefully making the next superstar, as I know I can’t keep hold of it forever.

Mrs Margaret Gilliam – RE co-ordinator
  Mrs Thompson – Learning support assistant / Midday supervisory assistant / Cleaner in charge

Mrs Hawkes – Teaching assistant / Midday supervisory assistant

I’ve been at Offley since May 1993 wearing many hats. I began as an MSA and parent helper before becoming a teaching assistant in the EYFS. Out of school I am a Beaver, Cub and Scout leader and spend many of my weekends and school holidays doing Scouting activities.

  Mrs  Irving – Midday Supervisory Assistant / cleaner
  Mrs Atkinson – Midday Supervisory Assistant
  Ms Brown – Head cook
  Miss Rankin – Assistant cook
  Mrs Reid – Violin teacher
  Mrs Smith – Piano and flute teacher