My name is Faye Stansfield and I have worked at Maidenbower Junior School for over ten years. As the school’s writing lead, I am passionate about creating writing lessons that are both engaging and inspiring. Although there are many pressures on schools to enable children to access the end of KS2 tests and understand complex… Read more »
My name is Chris Buckley and I have been working in SEN education for eleven years in the capacity of teacher, tutor, subject leader and senior leader. I have worked in a range of contexts having started out my career as a teacher in a further education provision in Brighton for young adults with complex,… Read more »
As a teacher with 28 years’ experience (18 at Maidenbower Junior School) I have seen many curriculum changes. I have always been excited about curriculum design and providing a curriculum that is creative, purposeful, challenging and engaging. I have been a curriculum lead for the past seven years, in which I have led the school… Read more »
As a life-long book lover I view English as the most important subject that children study at school: achieving fluency in its three components (reading, writing and spoken language) allows pupils to effectively access the entire curriculum. By using rich texts as a starting point in all year groups, staff can combine the key principles… Read more »
Fostering positive attitudes towards Maths have enabled our children to fulfill their potential. I have lead Maths for the last three years, in which we have seen huge strides in the teaching and learning of Maths. I am passionate about the teaching of Maths, and that is done in a way that gives access to… Read more »
To contact our SENCO please use this link I have been the SENCo (Special Educational Needs Coordinator) at Maidenbower for the last few years and previous to this role I was a teacher at the school for five years. I really love my role as SENCo as it brings new challenges every day. It is great… Read more »
MJS has played a significant part in my life for the last 23 years since it opened in 1999. During that time I have taught in all year groups. My current role is Deputy Head with responsibility for the lower school (years 3 and 4). This has given me the opportunity to work even more… Read more »
I am currently Deputy Head Teacher and love working at our school. I am in charge of Upper School (Year 5 and 6) and lead on assessment through the school. I am passionate about developing children’s sporting opportunities and organise the provision of extra-curricular clubs.