At Melksham Oak, we have some of the finest teachers and teaching staff in the country. They are highly motivated, committed, and passionate about providing our pupils with the best education possible.

Our staff are committed to achieving excellent outcomes for all students.

Leadership Team

Haris Hussain - Principal

Sharon Kirwan - Vice Principal, Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mel Peeling - Vice Principal

Steve Phillips - Vice Principal & Head of Sixth Form

Jane Furnivall - Assistant Principal & SENCO

Ronnie Ebanks - Acting Assistant Principal

Heidi Shore - Associate Assistant Principal

Admin Team

Nicky Keene - PA to Principal

Mel Matthews - Finance Officer

Claire Warren - Exams Manager

Ronnie Ebanks - Data Manager

Tracey Harcombe - Receptionist

Clare Walters - SEN Administrator

Ceri Tranter - Careers & Work Experience Manager 

Site Team

Andy Hunt - Site Manager

Michelle Hunt - Assistant Site Manager

Michael Davis - Assistant Site Manager (Melksham Cluster)

Duncan Appleford - Site Assistant


Melksham Oak is not only a great school for pupils, it’s also a fantastic school for teachers. Working in partnership with The White Horse Federation, we offer teachers extensive support, fantastic resources, and a range of training opportunities. We welcome teachers of all experience, whether they have recently qualified or have been teaching pupils for many years. If you are interested in joining White Horse Primary, follow the link below.