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Who's Who

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Come and meet the staff at Westerhope Primary

Mr M Outterside

(Designated Safeguarding Lead)


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

Specialist Leader of Education


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
Nursery Teacher/Year 1


Mrs J Stokoe
Reception Teacher - EYFS Leader/ Impact Team


Miss A Ellis

Reception Teacher/Outdoor Learning Program Lead/Governing Body Associate


Miss D Foster

Reception Teacher


Mrs E Hay

Reception Teacher/Parent Support Team / Talk for Writing Lead


Mrs C Phillip
Year 1 Teacher/Parent Support Team/ Whole School Events Support/ Art and Design


Ms A Trowell
Year 2 Teacher/RE Lead


Miss C Stewart
Year 3 Teacher/ Life Skills Coordinator/ Healthy Schools/ Modeshift Stars Lead/ Pupil Voice


Miss L Holisz
Year 1 Teacher - KS1 Leader/Maths Team / Assessment Lead/ KS1 Moderator/ Impact Team


Mrs  K Dalkin
Year 3 Teacher/DT Lead/NQT, RQT, Student Lead


Mr P McDonald
Year 5/6 Teacher - History Lead/MFL Lead/ Curriculum Lead


Mr M Outson
Year 2 Teacher/PE Lead Eco Schools Lead/Climate Change Champion


Mrs H McManus
PPA Teacher - SENDCO/ Mental Health Lead/ Parental Engagement/ PTA Lead / Pastoral Team member /Impact Team

Specialist Leader of Education


Mrs V Purdy
Year 2 Teacher - Literacy Lead/Phonics International Lead/ Impact Team


Mr S Thoburn
Year 4 Teacher - LKS2 Lead/ Computing Lead/ Impact Team

Specialist Leader of Education 


Mr A Bell
Year 5/6 Teacher - Science Lead/STEM Lead/Governing Body member

Specialist Leader of Education 


Mrs G Coker
Year 5/6 Teacher - Upper KS2 Leader/Maths Mastery Lead/ Peer Supporter Lead/Impact Team

Primary Mastery Specialist


Mrs S Dawes

Year 4 Teacher/Science Team


Mr S Devlin

Year 4 Teacher


Mrs S Wyld
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead/ Pastoral Lead/ Attendance Team/ Family Liaison Lead


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







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