Our Staff

Mr Metcalfe

Headteacher

I am Mr Metcalfe and I’m the Headteacher. My rugby days are over, but in my spare time I still manage the occasional game of cricket with my sons and love playing golf. I can also be found wandering around muddy fields with Ada, my Hungarian Vizsla.

Mrs Hammersley

Deputy Head Teacher

My name is Mrs Hammersley and I am the Deputy Head Teacher here at Oakgrove. Previously I have worked as a teacher for the Behaviour Support Service. I am a qualified Team Teach Trainer and also a Restorative Approaches tutor. I live in the countryside with my family and animals and enjoy going on long walks.

Mrs Atkins

Behaviour Support Co-ordinator

My name is Mrs Atkins and I am the Behaviour Support Co-ordinator at Oakgrove and have worked here for 15 years. I work closely with parents/carers and all the children across the school. I have 2 adult children and love walking with my dog Echo, I enjoy going on holidays abroad and dining out at my favourite restaurant. My favourite pastime is photography.

Mr Banks

Site supervisor

My name is Mr Banks and I am the site Supervisor at Oakgrove. I have worked here for over 12 months..

Miss Whittaker

Oaks Teacher

My name is Miss Whittaker and I’m a class teacher at Oakgrove. I came to work at Oakgrove in 2019 and love being Oaks Class teacher! Most of my free time is spent walking with my family, horse-riding and reading books. I am really looking forward to my year in Oaks, and I especially enjoy teaching Literacy, reading stories and going on class trips out.

Miss Harrison

Sycamores Teacher

My name is Miss Harrison and I have been teaching for 24 years, mainly in mainstream schools but now I am loving it here at Oakgrove. I am the class teacher in Sycamores and I am also in charge of Maths, Assessment, Music, The Curriculum and DEAL (Drama, Engagement Active Learning.) I live in Stockport and I have a gorgeous black cat called Winnie.

Mrs Brandreth

Acorns Teacher

My name is Mrs Brandreth and I’m a class teacher at Oakgrove. I came to work at Oakgrove in 2015 and have loved being Acorns Class teacher ever since! I really enjoy seeing our children’s resilience grow, and how everyone tries their best to be a kind friend to everyone. Most of my free time is spent with my horses, dog and other small furry animals at home.

Mrs Thomas

clerical assistant

Hello. My Name is Mrs Thomas and I am the schools clerical assistant. In my spare time I like to read and watch films. I also enjoy watching my children perform in their dance shows and playing basketball.

Ms Cush

Business Manager

My name is Ms Cush and I have worked in the school office since 2008 becoming the Business Manager in 2015. My hobbies are keeping fit, walking, camping and mountain biking.

Mrs Davison

Learning Support teacher

I am Mrs Davison and have worked at Oakgrove for many years. I am currently the Learning Support teacher at Oakgrove. I have 2 children. I enjoy reading, music and going on holiday.

Mrs Bastovanovic

Teaching Assistant

My name is Mrs Bastovanovic, I have been a Teaching Assistant at Oakgrove since November 2020. I love music, dancing, traveling and learning about different cultures. I have two children and enjoy taking them to the park and on long walks.

Mrs Breckwoldt

Teaching Assistant

Hello, My name is Mrs Breckwoldt. I have been lucky to work at Oakgrove since 2018. I am a teaching assistant in Willows class which I love. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, crafting and gardening.

Ms Poonia

Willows Class Teacher

Hello! I am Ms Poonia, I am a teacher at Oakgrove Primary School. I have worked at the school for over 6 years. I started out as a 1 to 1 supply teaching assistant and was hooked. I love working with the children at Oakgrove, they are a pleasure to teach and I feel privileged to meet such amazing personalities. In my spare time, I love volunteering for different charities.

Mrs Tootle

Classroom Teacher

I have joined the Oakgrove team for a day a week, working throughout school on a Thursday. I love the outdoors and enjoy walking my dog, spending time with my family and socialising with my friends.

Miss Smith

Play Therapist

My name is Miss Smith and I enjoy working with children in Oakgrove’s play room. When I am not in school I like going for walks in the countryside, going to the theatre and watching films at the cinema.

Mrs Hampson

Teaching Assistant & Emotional Literacy Co-ordinator

I am Mrs Hampson and I work with children, offering emotional literacy support. I have worked at Oakgrove for 14 years and I love my job. In my spare time I love to read, travel and spend time with my family.

Mrs Mullin

Transition & Family co-ordinator

My name is Mrs Mullin and I am the Transition Co-ordinator at Oakgrove. I have previously worked in mainstream and SEN schools in Stockport. My hobbies include participating in outdoor activities with my three children and walking my dog.

Miss Williams

teaching assistant

My name is Miss Williams and I am a teaching assistant at Oakgrove. I have been here for 3 years. I am currently at the Open University studying to become a teacher. I am in my final year.

Ms Whelan

Maples Class Teacher

Hello, my name is Ms Whelan and I currently teach in Maples. I enjoy going to the gym, reading and walking with my dog Juno.

Mrs Qureshi

teaching assistant

My name is Mrs Qureshi. I joined the Oakgrove team as a Teaching Assistant in 2019. I am currently working in Acorns. I love working with the children