HLTA's / Teaching Assistants

Mrs Bargery

Teaching Assistant

Hello, my name is Mrs Bargery and I joined Wicklea Academy in November 2019. I am a Teaching Assistant currently working in year 6. I previously worked as an LSA at St Anne’s Infant school. I am married with three children. Outside of school, I love spending time with my family, going to dance classes, reading and travelling to exciting places.

Miss Boulter

Teaching Assistant

I completed my Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools in the Summer of 2018. Previously, I worked as a Nanny, Nursery LSA and Learning Support for Special Educational Needs.
I am passionate about developing a love of learning in children and promoting good self esteem. I like sharing my love of nature, art and music with the children and bring these subjects into my practice.
Before working in education I was an Art Gallery Manager and Community Events Coordinator in Bristol.

Miss Cornelius

Teaching Assistant

Hello, I am Miss Cornelius and I joined Wicklea Academy in September 2019. Prior to this, I was a student at Liverpool University where in which I studied psychology. I currently work with two children in Year 5. Outside of school, I enjoy seeing my friends and family, travelling, reading and also going to the gym.

Mrs Doyle

Teaching Assistant

I am Mrs Doyle and I joined Wicklea Academy in September 2015. I am a Teaching Assistant in year 3, as well as running the school library every lunch time. Prior to becoming a teaching assistant, I was a Technical Support Analyst for an Insurance Company. During this time, I travelled around the world for 6 months. Visiting new places is still a passion of mine. I now live in Bristol with my husband and two children. I love family time, swimming and walks with my dog in my spare time.

Ms Fowler

Teaching Assistant

I am Ms Fowler and I have been a teaching assistant for 13 years. I really enjoy my role and especially enjoy teaching children to read. Most of my free time is spent watching and helping to save our native wildlife.
I have always been fascinated by insects and spend a lot of my time studying them. I also enjoy walking in the countryside and gardening.

Mr Houghton

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

My name is Mr Houghton. I joined Wicklea Academy in 2018 and work throughout the school. I have 17 years of experience working in education as a Teaching Assistant, Higher Level Teaching Assistant and Teacher. Outside school I enjoy spending time with my family, cooking, listening to music and watching and playing rugby and cricket.

Mrs Lewis

Teaching Assistant

I am Mrs Lewis and I'm a Teaching Assistant in Lower Key Stage 2, mainly working with children from Year 3. I have been a Teaching Assistant since 2010. I have lived in Bristol my whole life and I'm married with one daughter. We love going on holiday to America and travelling and seeing different cities. There are still a lot of places I would love to visit. I love photography, going swimming and taking body conditioning classes in my spare time.

Miss Peakman

Teaching Assistant

Hello! I am Miss Peakman and I joined Wicklea in 2021, after having worked at the University of Bristol for nine years. I studied Psychology at university and I am fascinated with understanding how children learn. I believe that all children should be given the chance to reach their full potential and thrive within the school environment. Helping children to enjoy their school days is very important to me! I am married and have two children and we love spending time outdoors paddle boarding and wild swimming. I am also a big fan of yoga and pilates.

Miss Pool

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

I am Miss Pool and I have been at Wicklea Academy since 2014. I work in year 6 and also teach PSHE across the school. Outside of work I enjoy playing netball, going to the gym and seeing friends and family.

Mrs Williams

Teaching Assistant

I have been working at the school since 2012. Prior to becoming a Teaching Assistant I worked in the Public Sector as a Management Accountant. Outside of school I love gardening, baking and spending quality time with my family and friends.