Staff

We have a dedicated team of teachers, teaching assistants and staff – here’s a bit more info about us.


Julia Addison – Headteacher
Julia started as Headteacher in September 2016 and is a governor on all committees. She reports back to the governors regularly on the curriculum, budget, resources and progress regarding the School Improvement Plan. Julia has been delighted by the warm, family atmosphere, close community links and polite well-motivated pupils at Lymington Infant School.


Mrs Stoneham
My name is Jacqui Stoneham and I teach part time in Miss Morris’ class. I really enjoy helping Year 2 to become enthusiastic and independent learners in their final year of education in our school.

In my spare time, I like to get involved with the local community as much as possible. I enjoy doing voluntary work in my local church and have just become involved in a charity supporting vulnerable families. I am passionate about well-being and try to exercise as much as I can by swimming and going to the gym; this is just as well as I also love to cook and eat out!

I love living in Lymington and especially enjoy meeting parents and children when I am ‘out and about’; so do stop and say hello if you see me!


Mr Parsons
I am a Reception teacher. In my free time I enjoy watching and playing football and I try to run as much as I can to keep fit!


Mrs Goodchild
I work with Mr Parsons in Starfish Class in Reception.

I have four children: three sons and a daughter. Spare time is very rare, but if I do get some I like to relax with a good book, eat out and going for walks in the forest with my family.


Mrs Parffett
My name is Sarah Parffett. I teach in all year groups.

I have three children. We have some very strange pets at our house including a tarantula, a bearded dragon, a five bellied toad and a giant African land snail. When I am not at school I enjoy reading, cooking and going to the theatre.


Mrs Finn
I work in Year 2 with Miss Morris and Mrs Stoneham.

I have two children. I enjoy walking and spending time with my family.


Mrs Pitman
I work in Year 1 with Miss Angel. I also work with individual children from years R, 1 and 2 in ‘Speech and Language’. Out of school I enjoy playing badminton and riding my bike.

I have two sons and two grandchildren.


Mrs Matthias
I am a Lunchtime Supervisor. I am a widow with two grown up children and four grandchildren. I enjoy zumba, swimming and I am a Rainbow Guide Leader in Lymington.


Miss Morris
My name is Julia Morris and I am the Deputy Headteacher. I work alongside the Headteacher, Miss Addison to help secure high standards of teaching and learning across the school and I also teach in Year 2.

I have three children and a very lively dog! In my spare time I enjoy walking and cycling in the New Forest and travelling.


Miss Hayden
Hello, my name is Caroline Hayden and I am a teacher in Year 1.

I love to travel and explore new places. At weekends I enjoy going for walks on the beach, eating out and seeing my friends and family.


Mrs Waterton
I work in the reception classes with Miss Webb and Mr Parsons. We settle the children into school, making their first year a fun and happy one; where they can learn in a positive environment.

My hobbies include pilates, jogging and going swimming with my daughter.


Mrs Chamberlain
I am a Teaching Assistant and work in Reception. I am married with two children and two step-children.

I enjoy reading and ‘making’ – anything from craft projects to cakes.


Mrs Russell
I work with children in Reception, Year1 and Year2.

I have two grown up children and three granddaughters. I enjoy craft work and holidays in Spain.


Mrs Dowding
I am the Business Manager and I deal with finance, personnel, first aid, maintain the records and also teach recorders & choir.

My outside interests include sailing, singing and playing ‘cello and guitar.


Mrs Waters
My main role is working in the office with Mrs Dowding. I am also the School Librarian which I really enjoy as I love reading! I also work as a Teaching Assisant in Year 2.

In my spare time I enjoy reading, walking, gardening and going on holiday.

Miss Angel
My name is Miss Angel and I am a Year 1 teacher in Turtle class.

I am responsible for English across the school and am keen to excite and engage the children in every aspect of their learning.


Miss Eales
I am Miss Eales and work in Year 1 with Miss Angel. I enjoy sailing, baking, painting and cycling.


Miss Webb
My name is Miss Webb and I teach in Year R. When I am not at school I can usually be found at the stables, looking after my horse. I enjoy riding and walking in the Forest.


Miss Bull
I am a Year 2 teacher in Rainbow Fish class.

I live in Sway with my family. We have a dog and a horse. In my free time I enjoy rowing and seeing my friends.


Mrs Conway
I work with Miss Bull in Year2. I have two daughters and I live in Lymington.

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family. I also like going swimming, eating out and going on holiday.


Mrs Bateman
Hello, my name is Rebecca Bateman
My role in school is working with children in years R, 1 and 2. I also offer support to parents and carers where needed on a range of issues.

I live in Lymington with my family and two teenage sons.


Mrs Wort
I am the Head Lunchtime Supervisor. I also work in Year1 with Miss Hayden.

I live in Lymington, I have three teenage boys and enjoy reading and walks with my dog.


Ms Kingston
I am a Lunchtime Supervisor


Mrs Harding
I am a Lunchtime Supervisor. I have lived in Lymington all my life and have two lovely children. I enjoy baking and making jewellery and love to dance!


Miss Oliver
I am a Lunchtime Supervisor


Mrs Soutan
I am a Lunchtime Supervisor


Ms Miles
I am a Lunchtime Supervisor


Mr Skelton
Hi, my name is Ian and I am the Site Manager

I live in Pennington with my wife.

I enjoy walking and gardening in my spare time.