St James' Catholic Primary School

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St James' Catholic Primary School Staff -  2021/2022

Headteacher (also SENCO/Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Mrs Nicholas 


Senior Leadership Team

Mrs High - Assistant Head teacher  (also Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Mrs Orchard - Assistant Head teacher with responsibility for Key stage 2 (also Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead) 


Teaching Staff

Mrs Varley - Reception (Subject Lead for DT/KS1 Assistant SENCO)

Mrs Macheta - Year 1 (Subject Lead for RE/HRSE)

Mrs Jardine - Year 1 (Subject Lead for Music)

Mrs Carter - Year 2 (Subject Lead for English, DDSL)

Mrs Howlett - Year 3   (Subject Lead for French/KS2 Assistant SENCO)

Miss Carlton - Year 4  (Subject Lead for Art)

Mrs High- Year 5  (Subject Lead for Curriculum, Computing, Assessment, PE)

Mrs Johnson - Year 5 (Subject Lead for Geography)

Mrs Orchard - Year 6  (Subject Lead for Maths, Curriculum, Science, History)

Mrs Reed - Interventions Teacher and Lead for Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing


Teaching Support Staff

Mrs Cloudsdale (Reception)

Miss Cook (Year 1)

Mrs South (Year 2)

Miss Gribbin (Year 3)

Mr Cairns (Year 4)

Miss Fry (Year 5)

Mrs Keough (Year 6)


S.E.N Support Staff

We have a number of support staff who work 1:1 with children who have EHCPs: 

Mrs Betteridge

Mrs Bradley

Miss C. Gibson

Miss S. Gibson

Mrs Guy

Mrs Hulse

Mrs Jarvis

Mrs Mitchell

Mrs Oliver

Mrs Park

Mrs Pedley

Miss Poole

Mrs Thompson


Access and Inclusion Practitioner

Mrs Karon Carter (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant, Play Team Leader, Parent Support, Attendance support)


 Non Teaching Staff

Miss Wilson - Office Administrator

Mrs McPhillips - Office Admin Assistant & Mid day Supervisor

Mr Fallows - Groundsman

Mrs Van-Boyd - Domestic Assistant

Mrs Johnson - Domestic Assistant

Mrs Atkinson - Domestic Assistant

Mrs Sim - Midday Supervisor

Mrs Trevaskis - Mid day Supervisor & Play leader

Mr Jack McPhillips - Play Leader





Kitchen Staff

Mrs Cairns - Cook

Mrs Johnson - Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Wearing - Kitchen Assistant

Mrs Atkinson - Kitchen Assistant