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Interim Co-Headteachers

Ms. Carol-Anne McCollum and Mrs. Laura Passenger.  

School Secretary

Mrs. Amanda Willmot.  She has a vast amount of experience and expertise.

‘Small, friendly, family environment.  We know the children and the children get to know us’.

  • Favourite book is … Rainbow Fish - Marcus Pfister 
  • Favourite quote is … ‘Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them' - A A Milne
  • Favourite subject in School … Cookery
  • Why did you want to work in Education?  I am Early Years trained.  A change of career led me to the Civil Service and having my own children led me back to education.

Reception Teacher

Mrs. Lizzie Krelle.  

  • Favourite book is ... Les Miserables - Victor Hugo
  • Favourite quote is … 'Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn' - Benjamin Franklin
  • Favourite subject in School … English Literature and PE
  • Why did you want to work in education? Every day is different and every day there is something new to learn.

KS1 Teachers

Mrs. Emma Maulkerson

  • Favourite book is ... Tiddler - Julia Donaldson
  • Favourite quote is …  'It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me' - Batman 
  • Favourite subject in School … Art
  • Why did you want to work in education?  I love teaching and seeing that light bulb moment.  It's what I strive for each day!

Mrs. Gemma Hopkin

  • Favourite book is ... Up the Faraway Tree - Enid Blyton
  • Favourite quote is …  'To infinity and beyond.....' - Buzz Lightyear 
  • Favourite subject in School … Math
  • Why did you want to work in education?  I absolutely loved my childhood school years and I still think back to all of the things I learned and the staff who taught me. To hopefully be a teacher that he children in my class think and talk about in years to come is an honor. I hope that I have a positive impact on their lives and help them reach their full potential.

Miss. Angela Jenner

  • Favourite book is ... Midnight Guardians - Ross Montgomery
  • Favourite quote is …  'Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world' - Nelson Mandela 
  • Favourite subject in School … Science
  • Why did you want to work in education?  To encourage a love of learning and a passion for new information.

Teaching Assistants

Mrs. Barbara Sutherland is the longest serving team member, her experience is priceless!

'Thornborough Infant School is an amazing place to work. Everyday I get to do something I love’.

  • Favourite book is … The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Judith Kerr
  • Favourite quote is … ‘See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil’
  • Favourite subject in School … Art and Sports
  • Why did you want to work in Education?  I enjoy working with children and love helping them learn.

Mrs. Louise Ashby

  • Favourite book is … Where the crawdads sing - Delia Owens
  • Favourite quote is … ‘Tough times never last, but tough people do’ - Robert H. Schuller
  • Favourite subject in School …  English
  • Why did you want to work in Education?  There’s nothing quite as fulfilling as working with young people and seeing them learn and grow.

Lunchtime Supervisor and Cleaner

Miss. Dawn Gibson.

  • Favourite book is … Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see ? - Bill Martin jr/ Eric Carle
  • Favourite quote is … 'It is often the small steps, not the giant leaps, that bring about the most lasting change' - Queen Elizabeth II
  • Favourite subject in School … Art textiles and photography 
  • Why did you want to work in Education? I wanted to work in education because I hope that with my influence I will be able to demonstrate and bring polite attitudes, which the children will take on with them throughout their educational years. 

Contact Us

Thornborough Infant School, High Street, Thornborough, Bucks, MK18 2DF
01280 812219