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Nyewood CE Infant School

Smiling, Caring and Learning Together on a Journey with God

Our Teachers


 Miss Linden

Mrs O'Leary

Mrs O'Leary is one of our Early Years teachers and currently teaches Cherry Class with Mr Richardson.

Likes: Singing, theatre, chocolate and skiing.

Dislikes: Being cold, being tired and mashed potato.

 Mrs Walker

Mrs Burgess

Mrs Burgess is our one of our Early Years teachers and Year Lead and currently teaches Willow Class.

Likes: Chocolate, running and cars.

Dislikes: Rainy days and olives.

 Miss Chandler

Miss Chandler

Miss Chandler is one of our Year 1 teachers and currently teaches Oak Class with Mrs Macrae.

Likes: Music concerts, going to the theatre, Zumba, swimming, being a mummy, reading, Cadbury's chocolate and drinking cocktails.

Dislikes: Snakes, being late, dishonesty.

Mr Richardson

Mr Richardson is one of our Early Years teachers and currently teaches Cherry Class with Mrs O'Leary.

Likes: Walking, sunshine and doing cryptic crosswords.

Dislikes: Rain, heights and sneezing!


Mrs Walker 

Mrs Walker is one of our Early Years teachers and currently teaches Holly Class with Mrs Smart.

Likes: Sunshine, ice cream and Music.

Dislikes: Spiders and Lucazade.

Mrs Smart

Mrs Smart

Mrs Smart is one of our Early Years teachers and currently teaches Holly Class with Mrs Walker.

Likes: Dancing, sleeping, pina colada cocktails, musical theatre and all things fun!

Dislikes: Spiders, rainy days and not getting enough sleep!


 Mrs Macrae

Mrs Macrae

Mrs Macrae is one of our Year 1 teachers and currently teaches Oak Class with Miss Chandler.

Likes: Chocolate, peace and quiet and logic puzzles.

Dislikes: Big spiders and celery.


Mrs Koiston

Mrs Koiston is one of our Year 1 teachers.

Likes: Running, cooking and sewing.

Dislikes: Rudeness, wasps and moths.


 Miss Adlam

Miss Adlam

Miss Adlam is one of our Year 1 teachers and Key Stage 1 Lead and currently teaches Hawthorn Class.

Likes: Netball, Pompey FC, family and friends.

Dislikes: Sharks and lack of sleep.

 Miss Simmons

Mrs Mitchell  

Mrs Mitchell is one of our Year 2 teachers and currently teaches Hazel Class.

Likes:  Chocolate, dog walking and BBQs. 

Dislikes: The rain, being cold and brussel sprouts.

Miss Rice

Miss Rice

Miss Rice is one of our Year 2 teachers and currently teaches Apple Class.

Likes: Ice cream, music and cocktails.

Dislikes: Olives, being tired and mice.

Mrs Lawlor

Mrs Lawlor is one of our Year 2 teachers and currently teaches Chestnut Class.




Miss Holmes

Miss Holmes is one of our Year 1 teachers and currently teaches Sycamore Class.