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Town Farm Primary School

Every Child, Every Day, Every Moment

Our Staff

Mr Bhatti was appointed headteacher at Town Farm School in 2015 and has successfully led the school through

several inspections. He is an experienced, dedicated, and visionary leader who is committed to fostering a positive

and inclusive environment that empowers children to excel academically and grow as responsible citizens.

Mr Bhatti became a School Improvement Advisor for Surrey County Council in 2018. In 2023, Mr Bhatti worked with

Ofsted as part of an inspection team allowing him to gain a valuable insight into the inspection framework and he

continues to support and mentor new headteachers. Mr Bhatti is part of several Local Authority projects. Mr Bhatti

has vast experience at board level and is a National Council Member at SEBDA (Social Emotional and Behavioural

Difficulties Association).

Mr A Bhatti - Headteacher



As Deputy Headteacher, Mrs Shrimpton is responsible for the quality of education throughout the school.  With

twenty years of experience in the field of education, she is dedicated to promoting the highest standards of teaching

and learning and support every pupil to achieve their very best. With a strong background in English and the Arts, Mrs

Shrimpton is passionate about creating a broad and balanced, ambitious curriculum which brings learning to life. 

Mrs S Shrimpton - Deputy Head


Miss Elliott is one of two Deputy Headteachers that form part of the Senior Leadership Team at Town Farm. 

She has responsibility for Safeguarding, Behaviour and Attitudes. Miss Elliott has 16 years' experience in primary

education and has taught across a number of schools and counties.  She is a trained coach and has also completed

her National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership. Miss Elliott has experience as a Maths Lead Practitioner

and training ECT and SCITT students has developed her passion for ensuring excellence within education. 

Most recently, Miss Elliott spent a year in role as Acting Headteacher at a small school and has joined the Town Farm

Team to help drive the ambitious priorities moving forward.   

Miss L Elliott - Deputy Head / Safeguarding Lead


Mrs Winch has been in the education sector for over 20 years and in that time has taught throughout all key stages

form nursery to Key stage 5. She has a strong commitment to educational excellence and a genuine passion for

helping students to succeed, Mrs Winch is determined to achieve the best for every child. She has a strong

background in creativity through Music and is dedicated to ensuring  that there are equal opportunities for all

to experience a wide variety of enrichment activities both in school and in the wider


Mrs P Winch - Assistant Head



Staff Structure September 2023-24

No time was taken off by staff that are union officials.