Sixpenny Handley School Staff

Meet the Staff

Mrs Rachael Musselwhite

Mrs Rachael Musselwhite

My Favourite 5

The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier

The Tiger Who Came to Tea - Judith Kerr

Rooftoppers - Katherine Rundell

The Giraffe, The Pelly and Me! - Roald Dahl

The Midnight Library - Matt Haig

Favourite Outdoor Activity

Evenings around the firepit with family and friends

My Hobbies

Cricket, Piano, Reading and Travel!

Best Adventure

Walking the South West Coastal path with my friend and trekking to Machu Picchu

Mrs Rachael Hampshire

Mrs Rachael Hampshire

My Favourite 5

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy
Superworm by Julia Donaldson
Put a Wet Paper Towel on It by Lee Parkinson and Adam Parkinson
Dinosaurumpas by Tony Mitton
Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr Seuss

Favourite Outdoor Activity

Anything which involves a beach...winter walks wrapped up

or summer fun on a paddleboard!

My Hobbies

Going for a run with friends.  Walks with my family and Dottie the dog

Best Adventure

A hot air balloon ride across the Masai Mara and a nervous pilot who stalled landing due to the waiting hyenas. This was then followed by a stay in a hut and being escorted back at night past grumbling hippos!! Although, I think everyday is a new adventure…it doesn’t matter how far from home you are, adventure awaits!!

Mr Matthew Reed

Mr Matthew Reed

My Favourite 5

George's Marvellous Medicine (first chapter book I read as a boy)

Ice Monster, David Walliams

Sam Warburton (Lions and Welsh captains autobiography)

Famous Five in Smuggler's Cove

Hugless Douglass (kids favourite book when younger)

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

My Hobbies

Rugby, mountain biking, sailing, kayaking, climbing and walking/ getting lost!

Best Adventure

Climbing a dormant volcano (Cotopaxi) in Ecuador and then travelling down the Amazon at the age of 17.

Ms Sarah Warwick

Ms Sarah Warwick

My Favourite 5

The lion, the witch and the wardrobe 

Peace at last 

Dr Seuss, Oh the places you will go!  

Alice in Wonderland 

The boy, the mole and the horse

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Cycling or walking in the forest

My Hobbies

Painting, cake decorating, gardening, cycling, walking, learning

Best Adventure

A road trip with my children to Cornwall - we had fish and

chips on the beach and found fossils!

Mr David Smith

Mr David Smith

My Favourite 5

‘The Wind Singer’ trilogy by William Nicholson

‘Starcrossed’ by Julia Denos

‘Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow’ by Yuval Noah Harari

‘The Armageddon Rag’ by George R.R. Martin

‘SilverFin’ by Charlie Higson

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Exploring ruins and artefacts left behind by ancient civilisations.

My Hobbies

Reading, playing sport

Best Adventure

Family trip to Legoland

Mrs Rebecca Cox

Mrs Rebecca Cox

My Favourite 5

The Magic Faraway Tree, Enid Blyton
Tabby McTat, Julia Donaldson
The Shellseekers, Rosamunde Pilcher
Rooftoppers, Katherine Rundell
Noni the Pony, Alison Lester

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Walking in the mountains

My Hobbies

Golf
Walking the dog
Anything outdoors

Best Adventure so far

Trekking in the Himalayas surrounded by 8000m peaks

Mrs Zoe Pike

Mrs Zoe Pike

My Favourite 5

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

The Hungry Caterpillar

The Gruffalo

The Twits

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Coastal walks along the beach

My Hobbies

Reading, board games, swimming and

watching my children play sport.

Best Adventure

Family holiday to Lanzarote - plenty of waterparks 

and quality time with my family.

Mrs Sarah Styles

Mrs Sarah Styles

My Favourite 5

Born Free, The Dog Listener, The Midnight Gang, The Horse Whisperer, The BFG

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Walking our dog

My Hobbies

Cycling, jogging, Boxercise and dog training

Best Adventure

My trip to Borneo to see wild orangutans

Mrs Jayne Alford

Mrs Jayne Alford

My Favourite 5

Kitchen Disco

The Dinosaur that Pooped the Bed

Oh No George!

The Koala Who Could

Biscuit Bear

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Walking, especially by the sea - my little dog ,Seve, just loves the water!!

My Hobbies

Baking, Walking, Swimming,

Enjoying Family & Friends, Holidays

Best Adventure

Having a grandson to have lots and lots of fun with!

Mrs Clair Brown

Mrs Clair Brown

My Favourite 5

Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee

Coming Home by Rosamund Pilcher 

The Gilded Ones - Namina Forna

Rivers of London - Ben Aaronovitch 

Daughter of Smoke and Bone - Laini Taylor

Favourite Outdoor Activity

Swimming and Camping

My Hobbies

 Knitting and crochet

Best Adventure

Travelling the world

Mrs Lisa Fisher

Mrs Lisa Fisher

My Favourite 5

Gastronomy of Italy  - Anna del Conte

Father Christmas - Raymond Briggs

Stickman - Julia Donaldson

Diary of Anne Frank

Mary Anning's Treasures - Helen Bush

Favourite Outdoor Activity

 

Walking by the sea

My Hobbies

Baking and Walking

Best Adventure

Being a mum!

Miss Sophie Holliday

Miss Sophie Holliday

My Favourite 5

The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse.

Practical mindfulness

The Harry Potter series

The complete novels of Jane Austin

The Twits

Favourite Outdoor Activity

Canoeing

Coastal and Countryside walks

My Hobbies

Going to festivals 

Pottery

Watching documentaries

Best Adventure

Travelling through Africa!

Mrs Nicola Broomhead

Mrs Nicola Broomhead

My Favourite 5

The Cat in the Hat

The Hungry Caterpillar

Spike Milligan Poems

Favourite Outdoor Activity

Gardening

Swimming

My Hobbies

Crafting

Gardening

Best Adventure

Traveling the world

Climbing Mount Snowdon

Mrs Gerry Rattley

Mrs Gerry Rattley

My Favourite 5

The Monk who Sold his Ferrari - Robin Sharma

Happiness for Beginners - Carole Matthews

The Desert Hiker - Sarah Marquis

Marley and Me - John Grogan

Eat, Pray, Love - Elizabeth Gilbert

Favourite Outdoor Activity

    

Walking

My Hobbies

Yoga, walking, running and food on my allotment.

Best Adventure

Backpacking around Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji