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A dynamic, inclusive school; rooted in its Catholic values and respect for all people; a safe place of successful, enjoyable and challenging learning.

Our Staff Team

"I like my school as there’s loads of kind and helpful people and they’ll do anything for you."

"A fantastic school with wonderful staff who are so caring, from the head teacher to the office staff, to the cleaners and all the teaching staff."

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We are fortunate to have such a talented and hard working staff who provide outstanding quality of care and encourage all our children to aspire to achieve their very best. Staff encourage the children to engage in our wide and varied curriculum and provide an atmosphere where children can fully develop their talents and learn new skills.

Senior Leadership Team

Pier Anscombe

Early Years Foundation Stage Leader

Paul Barber


Kim Breckell

School Business Manager

Zoe Garbarz

Inclusion Leader

Anita Philbrook

Deputy Headteacher

Teaching Staff

Pier Anscombe

Reception Class Teacher, EYFS Leader & subject lead for Art & design and design and technology

Karen Cordell

Year 1 Class Teacher & subject lead for RE and phonics

Emily Hamilton

Year 2 Class Teacher & subject lead for Active Citizenship

Sophia Turner

Year 3 Class Teacher, subject lead for Geography & Eco leader

Natasha Spence

Year 4 Class Teacher & subject lead for Science

Karina Golawska

Year 5 Class Teacher (Shared) & subject lead for Physical Education

Anita Philbrook

Year 5 Class Teacher (Shared)

Charlotte Nicholson

Year 6 Class Teacher & subject lead for English

Support Staff

Joanne Dow

School Administrator

Michelle Ricetti

Family Liaison Officer & Cover Supervisor 

Bob Hill

Site Manager 

Tracey Joyce

Teaching Assistant & Breakfast Club Supervisor

Maria Franklin

Individual Needs Assistant, Breakfast Club Supervisor & Midday Supervisor 

Louise Gordon

Individual Needs Assistant  

Kim Wilks

Individual Needs Assistant

Linda Farmar

Individual Needs Assistant 

Liz Broadley

Teaching Assistant & PPA Cover

Rebecca Chipping

Teaching Assistant & Midday Supervisor 

Linda Farmar

Individual Needs Assistant 

Hari Littlejohn

Year 6 Teaching Assistant

Helen Johnson

Individual Needs Assistant & Midday Supervisor 

Vera McAteer

Year 1 Teaching Assistant 

Becky Penfold

Nursery Nurse

Theresa Smith


Monica Llave Gomez

Midday Supervisor 

Tracey Weston

Midday Supervisor

Helen Mackinlay

Midday Supervisor 

Nurture Team

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