Staff In Year 1
Chantelle is a West Country gal and has lived in 4 different counties before moving to Suffolk, where she then trained to become a primary school teacher. She loves Suffolk and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else, however she greatly misses being able to surf!
Studying in Cardiff, Chantelle has a BA Hones degree in Fashion Promotion. After graduating, she went on to develop her artistic flair as a Visual Merchandiser and Stylist. She loves the theatre and frequently sings around Suffolk, Chantelle also has a BTEC in dance; jazz, contemporary and theatrical performance.
Chantelle has a keen interest in promoting a creative and active learning environment, whilst encouraging children to have a positive growth mindset, instead of a fixed one. “Making positive mistakes infront of children is integral, as it allows them to become confident problem solvers and helps them to develop a love for learning.”
Chantelle loves being at the beach and is a keen water sport enthusiast. Her love for the sea has made her extremely conscientious about marine conservation and how we can protect our coastline environments, something that she is keen to continue to endorse inside the classroom.
LSA/Teaching Assistant (Y1, 6)
Victoria joined Woodbridge Primary School in 2016. Originally working as an MDSA and in Willow Garden clubs, ‘Vic’ has lent her skills to many areas and currently works with children in Y1 and Y6, as well as providing 1:1 pastoral and teaching support. Born and bred in Suffolk, Vic spent many happy years in the West Country, working on some of the country’s first organic farms.
Vic is full of energy and fun, and loves the daily mix that her job provides, particularly doing art, sport or craft with the Year 1 students, who make her laugh every day! At home, Vic likes to relax with her two daughters.