Staff

Mrs Evey Evison

Headteacher

eevison@blackwater.tpacademytrust.org

Mrs. Evison is the Headteacher and SENCo.
She is the champion of Sport, Art and Mathematics.
When she is not with the children, she spends a lot of time with Ziggy, the school therapy dog.
Mrs. Evison is a gig rower and spends many an hour on or in the water.

Mr Marc Hurrell

Wheal Luna Class Teacher

mhurrell@blackwater.tpacademytrust.org

Mr Hurrell is the Deputy Headteacher and full time class teacher in Year 5/6.
He is the champion of the Curriculum and is in charge of all things to do with teaching and learning of the wider curriculum.
Mr. Hurrell often pulls out his guitar to create more musical learning.

Ms Sophie Kelly

Wheal Harmony Class Teacher

Ms. Kelly is our Wheal Harmony class teacher.
She is our champion of Science and works hard to create Science experiences for the children.
When Ms. Kelly is not at school, she is exploring Cornwall and further afield.

Mrs Kerry Richards

School Secretary

blackwater@tpacademytrust.org

Kerry is our School Secretary with super powers.
She is a whizz organiser and is the central cog in Team Blackwater.
Whilst she is not organising, she is looking after the school chickens (Lloyd and Hey Hey), bringing them in tasty treats from home.

Mrs Lisa Sprinkles

Nursery Lead

Mrs. Sprinkles is our Nursery lead in Wheal Friendly.
She brightens our day with her sunshine and rainbows.
When she is not with the children, she loves crafting and cold water swimming.

Mrs Kate Passmore

Nursery Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Passmore supports the children in Wheal Friendly, especially the Nursery children.
She is an expert in helping the children with their speech and language.
When she isn't reading story books, she is a swimming instructor and loves the outdoors.

Mrs Jane Wilkins

Wheal Harmony Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Wilkins is the Teaching Assistant in Wheal Harmony as well as being a phonics queen.
She is our first aid lead so make sure everyone is safe in school.
Mrs. Wilkins is our Fire Warden so always knows where the fire exits are!

Mrs Lorna Burton

Wheal Busy Class Teacher

Mrs. Burton is the champion of all things English. She has a passion for teaching reading and writing, which she makes sure is consistent with high expectations across the school.
She is also the champion of music and PSHE.
Mrs. Burton always starts the day with a herbal tea to maintain her zen!

Mrs Kelly Murley

Wheal Friendly Class Teacher

Mrs. Murley is the leader of the Early Years Foundation Stage with children in Recpetion and Nursery.
She is also the champion of Religious Education and Modern Foreign Languages.
Mrs. Murley loves to bring the outside in, with lots of plants, palms and greenery in the classroom. She shares her love of crystals with the children to keep the classroom calm and theraputic.

Ms Vicci Vaughan

Wheal Luna Teaching Assistant

Ms Vaughan is part of our Senior Leadership Team because she is amazing.
Whilst she is not in the class, she is our lead for SEMH and is a Thrive Practioner. Blackwater School has a Rainbow Room, which Ms. Vaughan leads to support children who need a bit more nurture.
Ms. Vaughan is also one of our HLTAs and has a huge love of cheese (all types).

Mrs Jess Keen

Wheal Friendly Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Keen is the Teaching Assistant in Wheal Friendly who works with the Reception children.
She is an expert crafter as well as a phonics whizz!
When Mrs. Keen is not at school, she is busy with her family exploring Cornwall.

Mrs Jo Blake

Wheal Harmony Teaching Assistant

Mrs. Blake is our Teaching Assistant in Wheal Harmony.
She is also our Autism Champion and supports the children through their primary years.
When Mrs. Blake isn't in school, she is watering her many house plants or tending to her animals.