Our staff

Headteacher: Miss Harris

Deputy Headteacher and SENCo: Mr Frost

Year R Class Teacher: Mrs Greenwood

Year 1 Class Teacher: Mrs Thomerson (Monday-Wednesday) and Mrs Harris (Wednesday-Friday)

Year 2 Class Teacher and KS1 Lead: Mrs Tilling

Year 3 Class Teacher: Miss Johns

Year 4 Class Teacher: Mr Webster

Year 5 Class Teacher: Miss Barter

Year 6 Class Teacher and KS2 Lead: Mr Osborne

PPA Teacher: Miss Young

Teaching Assistants:

Mrs Quinn

Mrs White

Mrs Houselander

Mrs Leacy

Mrs Sims

Mrs Heavens

Mrs Lorraine-Francis

Mrs Getter

Miss Gillett

Primary Learning Mentor:

Mrs Kidd

School Administrators:

Mrs Williams and Mrs Brown

Caretaker: Mr Harrison

Breakfast Club Playleaders / SMSAs:

Mrs Madden

Mrs Harvey


Mrs Bedford

Mrs Comerford

Miss Kean

Mrs White

Miss Lewis

Miss Weston

Mrs Templar

Miss Shepherd 


Local Governance Committee (LGC)

The Governors of our school are responsible, with Miss Harris - Headteacher, for running the school. We are elected for a term of four years and include representatives of the local community, our parents,carers and staff.

Although the day-to-day management of the school is the concern of Miss Harris and staff, we help make sure that the school meets its legal obligations and provides an education and ethos which works with the wishes and aspirations of our community.

We work closely with the school staff and give support and advice. We meet at least once a term and look at teaching and learning and resources/finance.

If you would like to find out more about our roles, or would be interested in becoming a Governor for Wansdyke Primary, please email the school clerktogovernors@wansdykeschool.org.uk who will put you in touch with our Chair.

We currently have a vacancy for a Parent Governor - please contact the office on 0117 9030218 for more details.

Current governors

Ms Claire Bertram: Parent Governor
Terms of office: 3/2/2022 - 2/2/2026 

Mr Mark Cox: Community Governor
Terms of office: 3/2/2022 - 2/2/2026

Katarina Fajnorova: Parent Governor
Terms of office: 7/3/2023 - 6/3/2027

Ms Joanne Finkel: Community Governor and Chair of Governors
Term of office: 3/2/2022 - 2/2/2026

Mrs Pauline Getter: Staff Governor
Term of office: 16/1/2023 - 15/1/2027

Mrs Rhianon Gregory-Hemmings: Staff Governor 
Terms of office: 3/2/2022 - 2/2/2026

Miss Emily Harris: Headteacher
Term of office: 1/9/2022 - Ex officio

Ms Jade Harris: Parent Governor
Term of office: 7/3/2023 - 6/3/2027

Ms Amy Tuckwell: Community Governor
Term of office: 2/2/2023 - 1/2/2027

Former governors

Mick O’Neill-Duff
Term of office:  8/10/2020 - 2/2/2023

Ms Amy Tuckwell
Term of office: 28/1/2019 - 27/1/2023

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All admissions, for all children of any age, to Wansdyke Primary School are dealt with by the Bristol City Council's school admissions team

Children start school the September after their 4th birthday. However, you apply online between the September and January prior to them starting school in the September. For example, children starting school in September 2024, you will need to apply online between September 2023 and January 2024.

For guidance on deferred/delayed applications (Pdf) please see the admissions arrangements.

We offer 'show rounds' between September and January every year to give prospective parents a chance to come and see the school and meet our Reception teachers. For more information regarding SEND please see our SEND local offer.

If you would like a tour of school before submitting your application, please telephone the school on 0117 903 0218 and book an appointment.

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Our school can offer facilities which are available to hire for the following:

  • Birthday parties
  • After school/evening Ccubs
  • Sporting activities
  • Social occasions

We can provide safe, convenient and local facilities within our school environment for your event. You will be required to attend an induction meeting before any letting can take place. Relevant paperwork will need to be completed and signed off by our governors.

Please contact the school on 0117 903 0218 if you would like further information and/ or would like to book any of our facilities.


Futura Learning Partnership

Wansdyke Primary School is an academy and a Futura Learning Partnership school. 

Futura Learning Partnership
Registered office: Chandag Road, Keynsham, Bristol BS31 1PH
Tel: 0117 946 1229
Email: enquiries@futuralearning.co.uk
Website: www.futuralearning.co.uk

Futura Learning Partnership is a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales with company number 07746787.

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We have lots of great opportunities within our trust, take a look at the current vacancies.

Working for us

We are a Futura Learning Partnership school. Futura Learning Partnership employs 1,500 staff, serving nearly 12,000 children in 26 schools.

We value every employee and are committed to creating excellent professional development opportunities for all, as well as investing in staff wellbeing.

Find out how joining our team could benefit you, please read our recruitment information pack.

Safeguarding children and safer recruitment

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To find out more about the checks we carry out on prospective Futura Learning Partnership employees, please read our recruitment information pack.

Equality diversity and inclusion

Futura Learning Partnership values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. For further information please see our equality and diversity policy and read our recruitment information pack.