Our Staff

The number of children on roll at Chidham Parochial Primary School is 142, our net capacity is 140 children.

Teaching Staff

Miss Claire Murphy ~ Headteacher

Mr Matthew Cheshire ~ Deputy Head Teacher London Plane Class

Mrs Kimberley Cheshire ~ Teacher Cherry Class

Mrs Lynda Scott & Mrs Jo Mesney ~ Job Share Teachers Chestnut Class

Mrs Jane Swindells and Mrs Hannah Norsworthy ~ Job Share Teachers Oak Class

Mr James Atkins ~ Teacher Apple Class

Mrs Alison Walden ~ Teacher PPA cover

Mrs Louise Edwards ~ Teacher Literacy

Miss Jenny Gardner ~ Maternity Leave


Ancillary Staff

Mrs Nikki Brown ~ Bursar / Secretary

Mrs Jenny Hildyard ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs Christine Ingram ~ Teaching Assistant (HLTA with responsibility for French)

Mrs Alex Joyce ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lynne Warner ~ Teaching Assistant

Miss Pippa West ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs Donna Wildeboer ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jessica Wilson ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs Beccy Wheeler ~ Teaching Assistant

Mrs Mhari Sears ~ Teaching Assistant and Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Sandra Fayers ~ Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Wendy Walkley ~ Lunchtime Supervisor

Premises Assistant ~ Mr Cliff Ruffle


Chidham Parochial Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This means that we have a Child Protection Policy and procedures in place which we refer to in our prospectus. Parents and carers are welcome to read the Policy on request; a copy of the policy can be found on this website