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WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL. Our COVID-19 page is available on the ‘Parent' tab. This includes the measures that will be in place to ensure the safety of those on our school site. Please view these measures and follow the guidance outlined. REACH FOR THE STARS... POSSIBILITIES...MAKING A DIFFERENCE...BOOKS BUILD BRAINS... ADVENTURE... Our school is 'good' in all Ofsted Framework areas. Our most recent report indicates: 'Thoughtful, high-quality care contributes well to the happy and harmonious school atmosphere.'

Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at Westerhope Primary

Mr M Outterside

Designated Safeguarding Lead

RE Lead

Outer West Learning Trust liaison


Mrs S Russell
Deputy Headteacher - Teaching,Learning and Curriculum Leader

Geography Lead

Reading Lead - English Team

Educational Visits Lead

Specialist Leader of Education


Mrs K Salkeld

Deputy Headteacher - Vulnerable Learner Lead

Looked After Children Lead

Pastoral Team Lead

Pupil Premium Lead


Mrs S Ridley
School Business Manager/Business and Continuity Leader


Mrs J Coverdale
Data Manager/ICT Support/GDPR Lead


Mrs J Hall
Administrative Assistant/Lunchtime Supervisor Lead


Mrs J Leath
SEND Admin/Reception/Attendance Team


Mrs S Donaghy
Reception Teacher

Music Lead


Mrs J Stokoe
Reception Teacher

EYFS Leader - Impact Team


Miss A Ellis

Year 1 Teacher/Outdoor Learning Lead

School Garden Lead

Staff Governing Body Associate


Miss D Foster

Nursery Teacher

Pupil Voice Lead

School Council Lead

Parental Engagement Lead


Mrs E Hay

Reception Teacher

Reception Pupil Premium Lead

Talk for Writing Lead


Mrs C Phillip
Year 1 Teacher

Whole School Events Support

Art and Design Lead


Ms A Trowell
(Currently maternity leave)


Miss C Stewart
Year 3 Teacher

PSHE/ Life Skills Lead

Healthy Schools Lead

Modeshift Stars liaison


Miss L Holisz
Year 2 Teacher

KS1 Leader - Impact Team

Maths Team

Assessment Lead

KS1 Moderator - English Team

House Leader


Mrs  K Dalkin
Year 4 Teacher

English Team

DT Lead

NQT/RQT Lead/Mentor

Student Mentor


Mr P McDonald
Year 5 Teacher

Curriculum Lead

History Lead

MFL Lead


Mr M Outson
Year 2 Teacher

PE Lead

Eco Schools Lead/Climate Change Champion


Mrs H McManus
SENDCO - Impact/Pastoral Team

EAL Lead

Specialist Leader of Education


Mrs V Purdy
Year 6 Teacher

English Team Lead - Impact Team


Mr S Thoburn
Year 4 Teacher -

LKS2 Lead - Impact Team

Computing Lead

Specialist Leader of Education 


Mr A Bell
Year 6 Teacher

Science Lead/STEM Lead

Governing Body member

Specialist Leader of Education 


Mrs G Coker
Home Learning Lead/COVID Recovery Lead

Upper KS2 Leader

Maths Mastery Lead - Impact Team

Primary Mastery Specialist


Mrs S Dawes

Year 4 Teacher

Designated Mental Health Lead


Mrs S Wyld
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Pastoral Lead

Attendance Team

Family Liaison Lead - Pastoral Team


Mr C Brown
Behaviour Support Officer/Forest School Lead/ Positive Handling Lead


Miss D Blair
Nursery Nurse/Reception


Mrs N Anderson
Teaching Assistant - Nursery


Mrs E Poolan
Nursery Nurse 


Mrs K Hirst
Teaching Assistant - Year 2


Mrs R Butler
Teaching Assistant - Year 2/ Support Staff Assistant Lead


Miss H Carter
Teaching Assistant - Year 2


Mrs B Hewitson
Teaching Assistant - Year 1/Reception


Mrs H Shorter
Teaching Assistant - KS2/ First Aid & Administration of Medicines Lead


Miss K Frend
Teaching Assistant - Reception


Mrs T Beckwith
Teaching Assistant - KS2


Mrs S Haggath
Teaching Assistant - KS2/ Support Staff Lead


Mrs C Spark
Teaching Assistant - Year 1


Mrs D Atkinson
Teaching Assistant - KS2


Mrs N Dunn
Teaching Assistant - KS2