janesticklandI have been the School Administrator/Finance Officer here at Shillingstone Primary for 18 years, where my responsibilities include being front of house aswell as dealing with the administration and finance of the school.  I have really enjoyed working with and getting to know both the children and families who have passed through the school - some of the early ones are now coming back as parents!!.  I have recently cut my hours to 3 days a week and share the job with Mrs Helen Sharpe, which is giving me a chance to enjoy my other interests including gardening, helping on the  farm at home and of course spending time with my family (especially my grandchildren) and friends.

I undertake a job share in the school office with Mrs Jane Weeden and have worked in school offices since 2006. I thoroughly enjoy my job and the challenges it brings.  I live in a nearby village with my husband and our son.  Outside of school, I like walking, reading and TV dramas.


I have been involved with Shillingstone Primary School for 20 years, first as a parent and member of the PTA, then as a lollipop lady and finally as a hot school meal supervisor and cleaner. Out of school, I enjoy reading and spending time with my grandson.


I joined the staff at Shillingstone Primary as Caretaker/Handyperson in September 2014.  I have two sons who are at the school.  In my spare time I am a whitewater kayaker and coach and can be found at the Stour Valley Canoe Club most saturday mornings.


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