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Mrs Flight

Head Teacher

Music, History & Geography Lead

Mrs Flight has been head since September 2023.  She has been teaching in Gloucestershire for over 25 years and has a passion for developing a love of teaching and learning. Mrs Flight has a love for the creative arts and performing; running school choirs and leading singing.  She also enjoys watching and taking part in sport, particularly rugby and athletics.


Mrs Russell

School Business Manager

Mrs Russell is our school business manager and joined the team in 2015. She is part of the Paediatric First Aid Team and supports the health and safety of the children here at Amberley. Mrs Russell has been working in schools for many years and enjoys being at the forefront of the school, ensuring that things run smoothly.  Born and bred in Minchinhampton, she now lives in Nailsworth with her husband and three children.


Mrs Stevens

Belted Galloway Class (Y5/6)

Teaching Assistant

Phonics Lead

Mrs Stevens has worked at Amberley since 2016 and has been a Teaching Assistant for over 25 years, having previously had a career in banking. She has worked in both KS1 and KS2 and enjoys the differing challenges each stage offers. Mrs Stevens leads phonics within the school and also carries out some of the school's pastoral work and first -aid cover. When not working, she is enjoys camping (the glamping variety), watching Gloucester Rugby and anything equine. 

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Mrs Gravestock

Lunchtime Supervisor, Caretaker and Cleaner

Mrs Gravestock is one of four lunch time supervisors and has a child in Belted Galloway Class. She also enjoys her role as caretaker to the school, ensuring that the grounds are kept clean and tidy. 


Mr Beech

Belted Galloway Class Teacher

(Year 5/6)

SLT, Maths and Science Lead

Mr Beech has been teaching for over 25 years, mainly in Upper Key Stage 2. He is a maths specialist and supports other schools through his role as a GLOS Ed Leader. Apart from maths, he is passionate about using novels within the classroom to enhance the children's learning. He is a senior leader at the school.  


Mrs Apew

Hereford Class (Y1/2)
Teaching Assistant

Mrs Apew joined us in 2015. She is a teaching assistant in Hereford Class and works closely with all children during after school provision. Mrs Apew lives locally with her family and is a keen netball player. 


Mrs Penn

Dexter Class Teacher (Reception)

Art lead and PE Coordinator

Mrs Penn teaches in Dexter Class. She joined us in 2019 to provide maternity cover and we were delighted that she was able to continue working with us. Prior to teaching Dexter Class, Mrs Penn worked as the Early Years Teacher at Amberley Playgroup and also worked as an EYFS Lead Practitioner for the County. She enjoys spending time with her family and has two children. She also loves playing netball, walking her two dogs and reading in her spare time.  


Mrs Cross

Lunchtime Supervisor 

Breakfast Club leader


Mrs Cross is a very hands on Governor who has many roles in school. Her own children were taught at Amberley and she has continued to play an active role in the Amberley family. Mrs Cross is a mid day supervisor and also manages the breakfast club. She lives locally and enjoys walking on the common and reading. 


Mrs Atherton

SEND lead

Mrs Atherton is the school lead for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. She has two children, who having been at Amberley, have now moved on to Secondary School. Prior to having children, she worked as a teacher in Primary Schools in Gloucester. Mrs Atherton was also, until recently, a pre-school teacher at Amberley Playgroup. 


Mrs Hamilton

Hereford Class Teacher

(Year 1/2)

SLT, English and DT lead

Mrs Hamilton teaches our Year 1 and 2 children in Hereford Class. She is the school English subject lead and is Head of Key Stage One. Mrs Hamilton is an English specialist and supports other schools in her role as a GLOS Ed Leader.  She is also a Key Stage One moderator.


Mrs Crampton

Friesian Class Teacher


RE, Computing and PSHE lead 

Mrs Crampton teaches in Friesian class. She has been teaching for over 20 years and joined the school in February 2016 to work in Hereford class, and has since taught both Friesian and Dexter class. 

Mrs Crampton is responsible for RE, PSHCE, and Computing. She is also a RE Hub leader for The Diocese of Gloucester. When she is not working, she spends her time out in the woods at Forest School, making paper cut pictures, reading and spending time with her family. 


Mrs Smith

Dexter Class Teaching Assistant

Spanish Teacher

Mrs Smith has been a teaching assistant in Dexter Class for over 12 years. She also enjoys teaching Spanish to the Key Stage Two children and has a keen interest in RE and worship within Amberley School. 


Mrs Lury

Dexter/Hereford Teaching Assistant

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Lury is a teaching assistant in both Dexter and Hereford Classes, and is also a Lunchtime Supervisor. She helps ensure that the children are happy at lunchtime and play well together. Mrs Lury is extremely creative and loves sharing her skills with the children. 


Mr Spurrier

Atlas Sports PE Coach

Mr Spurrier is a keen rugby player and joins our team from Atlas Sports; a specialist PE teaching team. Mr Spurrier teaches all classes throughout the school and also runs some of our after school PE clubs.  


Miss Green

Outdoor Learning Teacher

Miss Green is a specialist Outdoor Learning teacher who works with Key Stage One and Two children on Fridays. Miss Green formally taught across the primary range at schools in Gloucester and brings with her her love of the outdoors and knowledge of nature. 


Mrs Harbord

Friesian Class (Y3/4)

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Harbord is the teaching assistant in Friesian Class and is a qualified teacher having formally taught at a number of schools within Gloucestershire.   

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