Staff In Year 6
Liz Murton completed her BA (Hons) degree in Early Childhood Studies at Suffolk College (UCS) and gained her PGCE from the University of East Anglia in Norwich.
Liz worked as a youth worker for Ipswich Borough Council for three years organising holiday activities, visits and after-school clubs. She joined Woodbridge Primary School in 2008 and has taught in Y3 and Y5 before moving onto Y6.
Liz organises the sports days as well as taking children to sports festivals, matches and competitions.
Liz has a real passion for netball and has been in the civil service Netball Club since her primary school days. She now plays for the Civil Service Leopards, a netball team in the South Suffolk Netball League that play matches every week. Liz takes Woodbridge Primary netballers to the Civil Service Netball club for training every term and has led the school’s netball club since 2008.
Liz also enjoys live music and regularly attends music festivals.
Liz is the Sports and PE coordinator
Lynsey was born and grew up in Suffolk. After her A Levels she decided to travel and left bound for Australia in 1993. Whilst away, she abseiled in the Blue Mountains, went white water rafting, explored the Great Barrier Reef and even did a bungee jump!
On her return, she trained as a teacher at Westminster College, Oxford and graduated in 1997 with a BEd (Hons) in English and Children’s Literature, where her favourite tutor was Philip Pullman of ‘His Dark Materials fame. She continued to explore new places and managed trips to Kenya, Turkey and Tunisia.
She began her teaching career at Wickham Market Primary School. During her 5 years there she taught throughout Key Stage 2. She joined Woodbridge Primary in 2002 and has taught for most of that time in Year 6.
Lynsey has two children, a girl and a boy who keep her on her toes when not in school. As a family they love being outdoors, exploring, making things and snuggling up with a good book.
Jane Tomlinson was born on the Isle of Wight but spent most of her childhood in Suffolk. She qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1990, then trained to become a specialist nurse and worked in Intensive Care for six years.
Jane took a step back from nursing to raise her two boys and began working at Woodbridge Primary School in 2000; she started as a Learning Support Assistant and then became a Teaching Assistant. Jane has worked across all year groups but is currently assisting in Y6.
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 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 6 students, who make her laugh every day! At home, Vic likes to relax with her two daughters.