St Michael and All Angels CE Primary and Pre-School

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Our Staff

We enjoy working as a team and were very pleased that in both our recent inspections our committed and enthusiastic staff were recognised.


'One pupil said that staff are very kind and the school is like one big family.' OFSTED 2017


'Staff are dedicated and passionate about improving outcomes for pupils.' OFSTED 2017


'Staff lead by example and work effectively as a cohesive team.' OFSTED 2017

School Office

Mrs Sarah Mooney, School Business Manager
Miss Sue Brooke, School Administrator
Mrs Alex Whyte, School Administrator

Senior Leadership

Mrs Claire Berry, Head Teacher
Mrs Jenny Bamforth, Deputy Head Teacher
Miss Lawless (SENCo), Miss Thomas (Early Years Leader) and Miss Shields (English Leader) are also members of the Senior Leadership Team.


Miss Philippa Briggs, Learning Mentor (Lead DSL)
The Pastoral Team consists of Miss Briggs, Mrs Berry (Inclusion Manager) and Miss Lawless (SENCo).

Early Years Leader

Miss Thomas works across Pre-school, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.


Miss Lorna Stewart, Play Leader
Miss Jeorgia Prentice, Pre-school Assistant
Mrs Joely Longstaff, Pre-school Assistant
Mrs Claire Gardener, Pre-school Assistant


Miss Rebecca Barnes, Class Teacher
Mrs Rachel Jones, Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Year 1

Mr Louis Barker, Class Teacher
Mrs Lindsay Allsopp, Year 1 Teaching Assistant

Year 2

Miss Sophie Lawless, Class Teacher (SENCo)
Mrs Sue Hartley, Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Year 3

Mrs Alycia Dray, Class Teacher
Mrs Lynda Nalton, Teaching Assistant
Ms Andrea Mouncey, Teaching Assistant
Mrs Dray teaches the class on a Wednesday.

Year 4

Miss Zoe Annakin, Class Teacher
Mrs Suzanne Walsh, Teaching Assistant
Mrs Julia Prentice, Teaching Assistant

Year 5

Mrs Jenny Bamforth, Class Teacher
Mrs Barbara Moran, Teaching Assistant
Mrs Dray teaches Monday and Tuesday with Mrs Bamforth teaching Wednesday to Friday.

Year 6

Miss Chloe Shields, Class Teacher (English Leader)
Mrs Gill Nicholson Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Staff who work across school

Ms Kirsty Young, Cover Supervisor
Mrs Linda Sandford, Teaching Assistant

Mid-day Supervisors

Mrs Kelly Hobson
Mrs Sam Taylor
Mrs Debs Caldicott
Mrs Karen Kellett
Mrs Nicole Guy
Many of our teaching assistants also work at lunchtime.


Debs Caldicott, Site Manager


Mrs Fiona Averill, Cook
Miss Kaley Wilkinson, Deputy Cook
Mrs Nicola Bates, General Kitchen Assistant