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Who's Who





Senior Leadership Team


T Sherriff


Headteacher (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

S  Baker


Deputy Headteacher (Upper Phase Leader, Curriculum & Assessment  Manager)

T Ford



Assistant Headteacher Middle Phase (CPD Leader, Senior Designated Safeguarding Lead)

R Houghton


Assistant Headteacher (Foundation Phase Leader, EYPS )

L Rayner


Business Director (Finance, HR, Facilities, Admin and ICT)

R Penman


Inclusion Manager (Designated teacher for Children Looked After, EAL Lead)



Business Management Team


K Broadhead 

Business Manager

A Maloney 

Admin & Finance Assistant (part-time)

L Bolton


J Halton 

Administrator/Receptionist /Site Manager holiday cover

T Hanson

IT Manager

J Nicholls

Site Manager

T Ward

Site Manager

S Houghton


T Masson


D Boote


S Walls




Start Well Family Centre Team


S Case

Start Well Manager

L Middlehurst

Senior Start Well Worker

K Stubbs

Start Well Worker

D  Barwise

Start Well Worker​

K Cheetham

Start Well Worker

E Wigan

Early Years Start Well Worker

S Marcroft

Early Years Start Well Worker

L Briggs

Start Well Receptionist



Pre-School Staff


E Rothwell

Pre-School Teacher (History Co-ordinator)

W Littler

Pre-school TA

A. Wright

Pre-school TA/HLTA

K Folksman

Pre-school TA

  A Williamson  (Temporary)

  Pre-school TA


YPC (Private nursery provider)


V Knowles


C Coleman

Assistant Manager

K Mcnamara

Assistant Manager



Reception Staff


N Evans

Reception Teacher (Early Career Development Manager)

O Jellyman

  Reception Teacher  (DT Co-ordinator)

L Hall

Reception TA

Z Gray

Reception TA (Part Time)

S Gilligan

Reception TA

V Fields

Reception TA (part time)

V Baggaley

Reception TA



Year 1 Staff


 L Hannon

  Year 1 Teacher  (Foundation /KS1 

  Inclusion Co-ordinator)

J Lodge

Year 1 Teacher (English Manager)

D Rose

Year 1 Teacher (maternity leave) (Foundation Phase /KS1 Assessment    Co-ordinator)

S Grimshaw

Year 1 / 2 Teacher (PSHE Co-ordinator)

D Rose

Year 1 TA 

C Pickervance

Year 1 TA

S Walls

Year 1 TA



Year 2 Staff


L Woodcock

Year 2 Teacher (Early Reading Intervention Co-ordinator)

L Dickinson

Year 2 Teacher (Music Co-ordinator)

  S Folksman

Year 2 TA  (maternity leave)

J Haselden

Year 2 TA



Year 3 Staff


S Earle

Year 3 Teacher (Temporary)

L Ollerton

Year 3 Teacher  (Development of Speaking & Listening Co-ordinator)

L Mason

Year 3 TA

 J Foster

Year 3 TA


Year 4 Staff


B Price

Year 4 Teacher (Computing Co-ordinator)

H Cattherall

Year 4 Teacher  (maternity leave) (Outdoor Learning & Geography Co-ordinator)

 E Fisher  Year 4 Teacher (temporary)
 J Saunders

 Year 3/4 Teacher (Art & Design

  Co-ordinator) (part-time)

L Willcox

Year 4 HLTA (part-time)

E Duckworth

Year 4 TA (part time)

K Dwyer

Year 4 TA


Year 5 Staff


J Dougherty

Year 5 Teacher (Mathematics Manager)

M Power

Year 5 Teacher (KS2 Inclusion


  P Jackson   Year 5 Teacher (PE Co-ordinator)

A Roberts

Year 5/6 HLTA

D Stirrup

Year 5 TA

J Marron

Year 5 TA 


Year 6 Staff


J Metcalfe

Year 6 Teacher (Science Manager/ Eco- Co-ordinator)

N Parry

Year 6 Teacher (KS2 Assessment and Parental Engagement Co-ordinator)

J Melling

Year 6 HLTA

P Roche

KS2 Teacher (RE & KS2 Reading

Co-ordinator) (part Time)

 C Rowbottham  Year 6 TA

D Wilson

Part-time Teacher (MFL Coordinator)

M Wilson

NAHT Branch Secretary (NAHT Funded)



Pastoral Team


W Pennington

Pastoral Manager (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

C Crook

Learning Mentor

G Power

Education Welfare/ Attendance officer (part-time)



Lunchtime Assistants 




G Dawson

M Murphy

L Barnes (Maternity Leave)

S Hawkins

T Masson

D Gunasekera

S  Houghton

B Falorni




Reception 'bubble' are required to isolate - please come to school to collect your child as soon as possible