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Our School Staff


We have a very committed staff who work hard together to share skills and expertise. Therefore, although we operate a class teacher system, the children benefit from all the teachers’ strengths and abilities:


  • Headteacher: Gill White


  • Deputy Headteacher: Jonathan Humble (2 days a week)


  • Teachers: Kimberley Allder, Laura Morris, Alda Walton, Shane McQuillan & Nicola Christensen


  • Special Needs Coordinator: Gill White


  • Teaching Assistants: Kate Burrow, Pat Mitchell, Amanda Shaw, Shirley Hird, Susan Young & Gillian Morris.


  • Peripatetic Music Teachers: Robert Duesbury (Guitars), Debbie Howrie (Strings)



The school is also very well served by equally dedicated non-teaching support staff, who fill very important roles in the life and work of the school:


  • School Business Administrator: Jenny Harrison (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)
  • School Secretary: Amanda Shaw ( Monday & Friday)
  • After School Club Leader: Gillian Morris


  • After School Club Assistant: Sara Gibson, Pat Mitchell, Rachael Davison & Fenella 


  • Breakfast Club: Nicola Berry 


  • Cleaner in Charge: Asia Kowalska


  • Assistant Cleaner: Linda Ireland


  • Midday Supervisors: Barbara Wilson, Denise Brookes, Helen Todd, Nicola Berry


  • EYFS Midday Supervisors: Gillian Morris, Amanda Shaw


  • I.T. Technician: Steve Pratt


Other support services are used by the school when applicable. These include the Educational Psychologist, Speech Therapist, School Librarian, Education Welfare Officer, School Medical Service, and the Community Police Officer. All staff take a very professional approach to the education of your child and would wish to work closely in partnership with you.