OFSTED 2022..."Pupils describe West Horndon as being a big family. Staff know pupils well. Pupils are proud to be part of such a welcoming school...Leaders have high aspirations for all pupils. Pupils rise to meet these expectations. All staff share this vision. Leaders make sure pupils have a wide set of experiences. These help pupils develop into confident individuals. Pupils develop their self-esteem through extra responsibilities...Leaders have developed an inspirational curriculum that is designed to meet the needs of pupils at West Horndon. ..The whole school environment is a celebration of language and vocabulary...Pupils are well behaved in lessons and around school. They know the school rules...Leaders consider staff’s workload and well-being. Staff enjoy working at the school and feel supported by leaders." Pupils do not disrupt lessons. Pupils always do their best and want to make their teachers proud of what they can achieve. 2024 New Intake Prospective Parent Tours 2nd Oct at 10.30am, 30th Nov at 9.30am and 11 Jan at 9.30am Please call the school office or email admin@westhorndon.essex.sch.uk to book a space.

Our Staff

Mr O'Grady


Mrs Curtis

PA to Headteacher

Miss Griffin

Chestnut Class Teacher and EYFS Lead

Mrs Lalli

Maple Class Teacher

Miss Jean-Marie

Acorn Class Teacher

Mrs Debbage

Sycamore Class Teacher

Miss Flame

Willow Class Teacher

Mr Davies

Oak Class Teacher

Mr Norman

Site Manager

Mrs Gullick

Speech and Language Therapist

Miss Stone

Catering Assistant

Mrs Lock

Birch Class Teacher

Mr Jepson

Deputy Headteacher & SENDCo

Mrs Smith

School Business Manager

Miss Culshaw

Learning Support Assistant

Miss Hayward


Ms Culshaw

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Ramshaw

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs O'Reilly

Learning Support Assistant

Mrs Coles

Elm Class Teacher

Mrs Trigg

Learning Support Assistant

Mr Askew

Sports Coach

Mrs Hill

Birch Class Teacher

Mrs Heath

Catering Manager