• Rachel West

    Executive Head Teacher

  • Mrs Vicki Brown

    Head of Schools

  • Mrs Jacqui Groves

    Music and PE Teacher

  • Miss Irma Partono

    Beech Class teacher

    I joined the Oak Tree Federation as a PGCE student in 2018. After qualifying in 2019, I was appointed as the Year 3 and 4 teacher and have had the pleasure of staying in my role since then. I am subject lead for the humanities as well as equality and diversity. I take pride in working amongst a supportive and likeminded team. I joined the governing board in September 2022 and look forward to representing my colleagues as staff governor across The Oak Tree Federation.

    I grew up in Lewes and still live locally to the area. I have a BA in Fine Art which I achieved at Brighton University. I am passionate about providing children with a creative and stimulating curriculum which ‘Inspires Learning for Life’

  • Mrs Sue Miller

    School Business Manager

  • Martina Moss

    Cherry Class TA

  • Charlie Fox Wilson


  • Lisa Geer

    Pupil Premium Champion and PA to the Senior Leadership Team

  • Mrs Elisabeth Prime

    Pips Class Teacher

  • Mrs Jo Shettle


  • Heidi Sison

    Forest School Teacher and Teaching Assistant

    I have worked at the school for the last 9 years. I enjoy all sorts of sport and art.

  • Clare Ness

    Pips Class TA

    Cherry Class Teaching Assistant
    I have been at school for about 6 years. I have worked in a number of roles during my time but am currently enjoying working in Cherry Class

  • Lynn Filtness

    SEN Teaching Assistant/Thrive Practitioner

    Lynn has been working at Firle C of E Primary School for 13 years and has also served on the Governing body as a parent governor. She works as the SEN Teaching Assistant and also as an Individual Needs Assistant, from YR through to Y6.
    Encompassed within her role is supporting teachers with pastoral care.
    She considers herself very privileged to work with such inspirational children in a beautiful setting.

  • Mr Martin Dawson

    Holly Class TA

    Teaching Assistant
    I have forgotten how long I've been here but time goes fast when you are having fun. I love music, history and motorbikes not necessarily in that order!

  • Mrs Teresa Horan

    Admin Assistant

    I have worked in the office at Firle for 8 years and before that I worked in schools in Southwark, Bromley and Croydon.

  • Monika Stoyanova

    Beech Class TA and MDSA

  • Mrs Sandra Dry

    Cherry Class Teacher

  • Nick Carter

    Holly Class Teacher