Name and Qualifications

Full-Time Staff Role

Mrs S Hutchinson BEd


Mr D Hood BA (Joint Hons), PGCE

Assistant Headteacher / Prep 5 Form Teacher

Mr W Smith BA (Hons) (Primary English with QTS)

Prep 6 Form Teacher

Mr J Salt BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep 4 Form Teacher

Mrs A Parrish BA (Hons), PGCE

Prep 3 Form Teacher

Mrs M Moore BA (Joint Hons), PGCE

PP2 Form Teacher

Mrs S Dale BA (Hons) (Primary Education)

PP1 Form Teacher



Mrs J Brown BEd (Hons) (Primary Education)

Early Years Department Co-Ordinator / Reception Form Teacher

Mrs A Taylor BTEC Dip NN, ADCE, BA (Hons)

Nursery Manager

Mrs I Barlow  Level 5 Early Childhood Studies, Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies

Assistant Nursery Manager

Miss V Kent Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 (Childcare Education)

Classroom Assistant

Mrs J Weston NVQ Level 3 (Childcare Education)

Classroom Assistant

Miss M Rowlinson Higher Level Teaching Assistant Level 4 (Childcare Education)

Classroom Assistant / Joe’s Club Playworker

Mrs R MacDonald BEd (Hons)

Individual Educational Needs Co-ordinator

Mr D Ferris BA (Joint Hons) AILAM P.E. and Games Co-Ordinator

Miss S Kirk BA Hons in Education Level 6

Miss A Bird BA Hons Childhood Studies & Development

Classroom Assistant / Breakfast Club

Learning Support/ Joes Club Playworker


Name and Qualifications

Support Staff Role

Mrs R Edwards


Mrs H Pickford

P.A. to Mrs Hutchinson, Headteacher / Clerk to Governing Body

Mrs S Maskery NVQ Level 3

Playworker / Breakfast Club Supervisor / Lunchtime Assistant

Mrs P Clarke NVQ Level 3 (Childcare Education)

Joe’s Club Supervisor and Learning Support

Miss E Gerrard NVQ Level 3 (Childcare Education)

Joe’s Club Playworker and Learning Support

Mrs J Morris

Classroom Assistant

Mrs D Griffiths

Classroom Assistant / Joe's Club PLayworker

Mr P Denson

Site Manager / Handyperson

Mrs H Denson


Mrs Z Forgacs


Name and Qualifications

Visiting Staff Role

Mrs A Walker LGSM

Speech and Drama

Mrs J Harrison

Ballet and Dance

Mrs J Hancock

North Staffs Specialist Tutor 


Piano and Violin



 Mrs J Cooper                              

 Mrs S Ball

 Flute, Saxophone, Clarinet and Oboe



  • 30 March - 31 March

    Cyclist Training P5 / P6

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  • 28 March

    The May Day Assembly will be led by P3. 9.15am in school hall, all parents and carers are welcome to attend the event. All children will need to bring in a small bunch of flowers for the occasion.

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