Our team

Meet our team

Senior Leadership Team

Ms S Ferris:Headteacher / Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mrs J Holden: Deputy Headteacher / Designated Safeguarding Officer (maternity cover)
Mrs E Woollacott: SENDCo
Miss B Hulse: Deputy Headteacher / Teaching and Learning Exchange / English Lead (Writing) / Attendance / PTA (currently on maternity leave)
Miss E Henderson:Deputy Headteacher / Teaching and Learning Exchange / Pupil Premium  / Designated Safegaurding Lead / Maths Lead / Humanities Lead (currently on maternity leave)


Teaching Staff

Mrs C Sherriff: Nursery Teacher / EYFS Outdoor Learning
Miss E Kingsford: Reception 1 Teacher / Maths
Mrs L Conlon: Reception 2 Teacher / Phase Leader – EYFS
Mrs R Rafi:Year 1A Teacher / DT / PTA
Miss R Hegarty Year 1B Teacher / English (Phonics)

Miss H Garvey: Year 2A Teacher / PE
Mrs K Severs: Year 2B Teacher (maternity cover)
Mrs M Connaughton: Year 3A Teacher / Eco / RE
Mr B Alderdice: Year 3B Teacher / Writing Team / LKS2 Lead
Miss A Ali: Year 4A Teacher / PSHE / E-safety / Unicef Rights Respecting
Mr C Sumner: Year 4B Teacher / Music
Miss S Faulder:Year 5A Teacher / Art / IT (social media)
Mrs S Dudgeon: Year 5B Teacher / Science
Miss A Taylor: Year 6A Teacher / English (Reading) / UKS2  Lead
Mr M Shurlock: Year 6B Teacher / PE / Maths
Mrs D Warrington: French Teacher / PPA Cover
Mrs E Williams:  Assessment Lead
Mrs K Vyas:  Reading Recovery

Miss C Bergin: Year 2B Teacher  (4 days) / Maths Team / KS1 Lead (currently on maternity leave)
Mrs M Robinson: Year 2B Teacher (1 day) (currently on maternity leave)

Support Staff

Miss C Lowe: Pastoral Lead / Mental Health Lead
Mrs A Hajazi: Nursery Teaching Assistant
Mrs T Walsh: Nursery Teaching Assistant
Ms S Nash: Year 1 Teaching Assistant / Play Therapist
Miss A Wainwright: Reception Teaching Assistant
Ms A Wood: Reception Teaching Assistant
Ms H Allen: Year 1 Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Jones: Year 2 Teaching Assistant / TA Lead
Mr P Marsh: Year 4 Teaching Assistant
Ms H Elderfield: Year 5 Teaching Assistant
Mrs J McKessy: Year 6 Teaching Assistant / TA Lead

Mrs S Pereira: 1-1 Support Assistant
Mrs J Collins: 1:1 Support Assistant
Mrs C Poizer: 1:1 Support Assistant
Ms S Burrows: 1:1 Support Assistant
Ms K Vaughan: 1:1 Support Assistant
Miss E Whitehead: 1:1 Support Assistant

Office Staff

Mrs K Lord: Business Support Officer
Miss K Holness: Office Manager
Mrs A Flanagan: Assistant Business Support Officer
Mrs J Asher: Receptionist / Administrator
Mr G Cornforth: Site Manger


Kitchen and Lunchtime Staff

Mr P Panton: Catering Manager
Mrs K Trotter: Catering Assistant
Mrs C Wilkinson: Catering Assistant
Ms A Jennings: Catering Assistant
Ms G Nesbitt: Lunch Time Organiser Supervisor
Mrs Z Baber: Lunch Time Organiser
Ms V Coffey: Lunch Time Organiser
Ms C Chadwick: Lunch Time Organiser
Mrs Z Shafiq: Lunch Time Organiser
Miss J Quinn: Lunch Time Organiser / Cleaner
Ms S Walsh: Lunch Time Organiser
Mrs K Kaur: Lunch Time Organiser
Mr D Coffey: Lunch Time Organiser

Dolphins Before and After School Club

In addition to the Play Leader and Safeguarding Officer, the following staff work at our breakfast and after school club:

Kim Trotter: Play Worker
Carol Wilkinson: Play Worker
Gillian Nesbitt: Play Worker
Svetlana Walsh: Play Worker
Bella McAtarsney : Play Worker
Vanessa Coffey: Play Worker
Amber Hajazi: Play Worker


Academy Council

Colin McFarlane (Chair): Parent Governor
Liz Cooper (Health and Safety):  Parent Governor
Jen Barker (Safeguarding, Looked after Children, Pupil Premium): Co-opted Governor
Keira Gould (Training): Co-opted Governor
Annette Hargreaves (TBA): Co-opted Governor
Emily Henderson (Teaching): Staff Governor
Schelene Ferris (Teaching): Staff Governor

"Leaders, managers, the governing body and staff form a strong team, dedicated to implementing and realising their vision for on-going improvement."

Ofsted Report 2011