Senior Leadership Team

Caroline Long

HR Manager

Caroline joined Hallfield School in January 2021.  With over 17 years’ experience of working within HR Generalist roles in a variety of sectors, Caroline has extensive experience supporting organisations with all aspects of HR including safeguarding matters during her time working within the charity care sector.

Caroline achieved an Upper Second Degree in Humanities at Nottingham Trent University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management at Kingston University.  She is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and a qualified Mental Health First Aider.

Caroline is married with one son and two guinea pigs and enjoys long country walks, swimming and practising mindfulness and yoga.


Caitlin Williams

Head of EYFS

Caitlin joined Hallfield School in September 2020 as Head of EYFS. With over 20 years’ experience of teaching in a range of primary schools, Caitlin has specialised in teaching Early Years for the last 12 years. She has visited settings in Italy to study different Early Years pedagogies, and represented a lead school in a national study into the outstanding provision in EYFS.

Caitlin achieved a first-class degree in psychology at the University of Birmingham, where she also completed a postgraduate certificate in education. Caitlin has one daughter and is a keen swimmer with a newly discovered love of birdwatching.

Natasha Samuels

Head of Learning Support (SENCO)