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Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School

Malcolm Arnold Prep is committed to ensuring every pupil excels both inside and the classroom and later on in their lives.

Diliges proximum tuum sicut te ipsum
"You shall love your neighbour as yourself"
Mark 12:31


We now have fourteen classes at Malcolm Arnold Preparatory School.

Reception: Robins and Sparrows
Year One: Squirrels and Hedgehogs
Year Two: Foxes and Badgers
Year Three: Lions and Tigers
Year Four: Leopards and Panthers
Year Five: Seals and Penguins
Year Six: Whales and Dolphins

Early Years

Mrs Steel, Mrs Davies, Mrs Summers and Mrs Pyrah
Mrs Smith and Miss Filsell

Year 1

Miss Barre and Miss Kennedy

Year 2

Mr Trotter (SENDco and DDSL) and Miss Cooke

Year 3

Mrs Pheasant and Miss Miley

Year 4

Miss Headworth and Miss Clues

Year 5

Miss Babb and Miss Brown (DSL - Online Safety Lead)

Year 6

Mr Crick, Mrs Gaffney and Miss Brown

Class-based Support Team

Miss Munnelly

Mrs Marshall

Miss McDonald

Miss Schreiber

Miss O’Reilly

Mrs Brightman

Miss Elliman

Mrs Duddy

Miss Lemaire

Miss Jarvis

Mrs Wills

Mr Hobbs

Support and Admin

Our Pastoral team are Mrs Catlin (DSL) and Miss McAllister (DSL - Family support worker). Their role is to work with supporting children and also their families across the school.

Our Administrator team are Miss Zara Gamble (Senior Administrator) and Miss Nicola Wright (Administrator).

Senior Leadership

Miss J.D. Hives is our Principal and Designated Safeguarding Lead, Mrs Elizabeth Gaffney (DSL) is our vice Principal and Mr Shane Crick (DDSL) is our Assistant Principal.