Mrs Becky Hayter

Mrs Becky Hayter is our Head Teacher and she believes that our school is a truly wonderful place to be. She has been at Bathford School for seven years and has taught Year 2, Year 6 and been our Deputy Head Teacher.  Mrs Hayter studied English and French at Oxford University and has lived in France and Luxembourg.  Before she became a teacher Mrs Hayter worked for two of the ‘big four’ professional services firms.

Mrs Jennifer Keenan
Deputy Head Teacher & SENDCO

Mrs Keenan is our Deputy Head teacher and SENDCO (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Coordinator). Prior to this she taught Classes 2 and 6 at Bathford. She leads the school in delivering the Thrive programme which we use to support our children’s social and emotional development.  Mrs Keenan loves to be outdoors and is a keen hockey player.

Mrs Sophia Matadeen: Year 6 Teacher & Maths Lead

Mrs Matadeen is our fantastic Year 6 teacher. “Running, dancing and yoga keeps me very active. I enjoy speaking Spanish and French. I’m passionate about teaching Year 6 and always aim to inspire, motivate and challenge them as they develop through their final stages of primary.”

Miss Leanna Mason Smith: Year 5 Teacher

Miss Mason Smith started at Bathford in September 2022. She is an Early Career Teacher who brings so much energy and enthusiasm to the classroom and is a great member of the Bathford staff team.


Miss Lynnette Baily: Year 4 Teacher

Miss Lynnette Baily is our super teacher in Year 4.  She has taught at Bathford Church School for four years and has a lot of experience in Years 4 and 5.  Miss Baily loves linking children’s work to creativity, especially art.  Miss Baily is our subject leader for English and she helps to support the school with reading, writing and spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPAG).

Miss Louise Myers: Year 3 Teacher

Miss Louise Myers is our full-time Year 3 teacher. She is very passionate about science and the environment and enjoys encouraging the children to investigate the world around them.

Mr Stuart Thompson: Year 2 Teacher (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri)

We are delighted that Mr Stuart Thompson has joined the staff team at Bathford.  He will be teaching Year 2 for four days a week. Miss McMullen will teach on Wednesdays.

Mrs Louise McMullen: Year 2 Teacher (Wed)

Mrs McMullen works for one day in our Year Two class. She job-shares with Mr Stuart Thompson who teaches Year 2 on the other 4 days. She is very creative and the children she works with always produce the most amazing drawings, paintings and collages.

Mrs Esther Hinde: Year 1 Teacher (Tues & Wed)

Mrs Esther Hinde teaches two days in Year 1 with Mrs Morcom. She has taught many other year groups as well and is an expert on all things ecological. She works brilliantly with our school councillors to help the school save energy and is the subject leader for Science. Away from school, she can often be seen on her tandem bicycle!

Mrs Rachel Morcom: Year 1 Teacher (Mon, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Rachel Morcom teaches three days in Year 1 with Mrs Hinde.  She is very creative and loves running the art club after school. She is also a Governor at St Stephen’s Church School, one of our Bath Hub partners and part of the Bath & Wells Multi-Academy Trust.

Mrs Katie Robertson: Reception Class Teacher

Mrs Katie Robertson is our Reception class teacher.  Mrs Robertson has been teaching at Bathford School for five years and has been a Reception class teacher for six years.  Mrs Robertson absolutely loves teaching Reception class because every day is so much fun.  She firmly believes that children learn best through play and through teaching that is engaging, interactive and imaginative.

Our amazing Teaching Assistants:

We are lucky to have talented, kind, dedicated teaching assistants throughout the school.

Alejandro (HTLA & PPA Cover Teacher)

Debbie (Class 1) 

Carol (Class 2)

Jo (Class R)

Karen (Classes 2, 3 & 5)

Hannah (Classes 1 & 3)

Lucy (Class 4)

Ness (Class 4)

Rhiann (Classes R,1, 4 & 6)

Our Wraparound Club staff:

Lisa runs our Breakfast Club which is open from 7.30am to 9am each day. Hannah helps Lisa with our After School Club which runs Monday to Thursday from 3.15pm to 6pm each day. Both are qualified to work with children and enjoy engaging with them and leading creative activities. Good use is made of our outdoor area, weather permitting!



Our amazing office staff:

Office Administrator  Role currently vacant.  Please email: or phone 01225 858776 for all enquiries.

Miss Katie Brown is our wonderful Office Manager. Katie deals with finance, staff, facility lettings, external suppliers and the administration of the school. Katie normally works from 8am until 1pm each day.

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