Ashburnham Road, Penenden Heath, Maidstone, ME14 2JG

01622 763297

Mrs L Downes

Sandling Primary School

We learn together, We achieve together, We have fun together

Our Staff



Mrs L Downes

Deputy Headteacher

Miss C Coombes

Early Years Leader

Mrs H Chambers

Key Stage 1 Leader

Miss V Harris

Key Stage 2 Leader

Miss J Stone

Special Educational Needs Coordinator

Mrs C Ross

 Early Years Foundation Stage


RC - Hedgehogs

Teacher: Mrs H Chambers 
Teaching Assistants: Mrs M Bushnell Wye, Mrs J Waghorn

RLM - Badgers
Teacher: Mrs A Ludlow & Mrs M Monk - Art / DT
Teaching Assistants: Mrs M Sayers, Mrs J Waghorn

 Year 1


1H - Leopards

Teacher: Miss V Harris - Maths
Teaching Assistant: Mrs K Huckstep

1S - Tigers

Teacher: Miss Y Sbitri - Sports
Teaching Assistant:  Mrs S Smee

 Year 2


2A - Lobsters

Teacher: Miss D Abley - Science
Teaching Assistant: Mrs J O'Halloran


2T - Otters

Teacher: Mrs V Thirkettle
Teaching Assistant:  Mrs K Newman

 Year 3


3C - Chipmunks

Teacher: Mr S Cook - Life Skills & Peer Mediators

3PK - Platypuses

Teacher: Miss L Prior - PFL & Mrs S Keeffe - Music

Teaching Assistant: Mr P Yates, Mrs A Trevarthen & Mrs J Moss

 Year 4


4J - Ocelots

Teacher: Miss V Jaspal - Humanities

4R - Servals

Teacher: Mrs C Ross

Teaching Assistants: Mrs L McGlue, Mrs K Batt, Mrs A Trevarthen

Year 5


5L - Sharks

Teacher: Mr J Lambert - Computing & IT

5S - Turtles

Teacher: Mrs V Symons - PSHE

Teaching Assistant: Mrs C Connelly 

 Year 6


6St - Wombats

Teacher: Miss J Stone - English

6Sz - Flamingos

Teacher: Miss J Szczechowicz - NQT

Teaching Assistants: Mrs L Burgener, Mrs T Cayuela

 Mid-Day Meal Supervisors


Mrs E Tugwell - Lead MDMS
Mrs L King - General
Mrs M Cronin - Hall
Mrs J Shanley - Hall
Mrs L Bryen - Hall
Mrs A Helman - Hall
Mrs L Walker - Play Leader
Mrs A James - First Aid

 Other Staff


Mrs G Willis - HLTA PPA Cover
Mrs J Harding - HLTA PPA Cover
Mr D Church - IT Technician
Mrs S Tozer - FLO
Mrs J Nichol - SEN and Nurture Co-ordinator
Mr P Hardy - Librarian

 Clerical Staff


Mrs P Jackson - School Business Manager
Mrs A Dench - Finance Assistant
Mrs D Ingrams - School Secretary
Mrs P Briner - Admin Assistant

Mr G Crittenden - School Caretaker