Lime Class

We are a secondary class comprising of 12 children, ranging from year 9 to year 11. We are a ready to learn class, developing our academic skills as well as continuing to build life skills for the future. We have specialist teachers in English, Maths and Science and are working towards either an Entry level or GCSE qualification in the subjects. We also have opportunities to complete additional qualifications such as ASDAN short course qualifications, including manufacturing and animal care, Art, ICT, and the Duke of Edinburgh Award.  

 

Our Staff 

Elanor Richardson – Class Teacher  

Elanor has been working in education for 9 years, teaching for 2 years. She joined Mendip School in September 2021. She loves teaching pupils of all ages and supporting them to grow into young independent adults, achieving their full potential. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family (her husband and two children, who keep her busy) and is beginning to learn to play golf.  

Joe James – Teaching Assistant 

Joe started working at the Mendip School in 2018 and has worked in the secondary department as a TA along with a CST role for the Design Technology department. Before working in education Joe was a prop maker for the Animation and Film industries. Joe is passionate about every child reaching their potential and loves passing his knowledge of DT and drawing skills onto the students. Out of school Joe likes illustration and climbing. 

Lexi – Teaching Assistant  

Lexi has been working at the Mendip school since March 2021. During the day she is a teaching assistant here and, in the afternoons, and evenings she is a retained firefighter and has been for 3 years. In her free time, she likes going to the gym and looking after her animals, 2 dogs, a tortoise and 4 chickens. 

Philippa Reynolds – Teaching Assistant  

Philippa started at the Mendip School in 2016 in Purple Class and has worked in both primary and is currently working in upper secondary. Philippa is a qualified Chef and previously worked in a bakery for 12 years. Outside of school she enjoys spending time with her family and her dog and loves watching rugby. 

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