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St Thomas More Catholic Primary School

Inspiration, Celebration and Education

Meet the Staff


In order for St Thomas More Catholic Primary School to offer our pupils the best possible education, we rely on the combined skills, hard work and dedication of our Senior Leadership Team, Teachers and Teaching Assistants, Governors, Administrators and Support Staff.



Academic Year 2021/2022


Senior Leadership Team

Mrs N Tippen - Head Teacher/ Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)/ Pupil Premium Lead

Mrs R Hibell - Assistant Head/ SENDCo / Curriculum Lead

Mrs S Cerikan, Assistant Head/ Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)/ Attendance Lead


Middle Leadership Team

Mrs K Cook -  Key Stage 1 Lead, English Lead, Year 2 Teacher

Miss M Wilson - Assessment Lead, RE & Chaplaincy Lead, Year 5 Teacher

Mrs S Counsell - EYFS Lead, Pre-School Teacher


Teaching Staff and Support Staff


Reception Genesis

Miss L Hall - Reception Teacher (Science Lead)

Mrs S Johnson - Reception Teaching Assistant


Year 1 Joshua

Ms E Groome - Year 1 Teacher (Art & DT Lead)

Mrs R Watts - Year 1 Teaching Assistant


Year 2 Ruth

Mrs K Cook - Year 2 Teacher (English & Phonics Lead)

Mrs C O'Connor - Year 2 Teaching Assistant

Mrs E Dooner - 1:1 Teaching Assistant, Breakfast Club


Year 3 Samuel

Mr J Holmes - Year 3 Teacher (PE & Computing Lead)

Mrs V Padovini - Year 3 Teaching Assistant


Year 4 Esther

Miss N Copson (PSCHE, History & Geography Lead)

Mrs P Keogh - Year 4 Teaching Assistant


Year 5 Isaiah

Miss K Towell - Year 5 Teacher 

Mrs C Johnson - Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Reilly - Year 5 Teaching Assistant


Year 5 Ezra

Miss Wilson - Year 5 Teacher (RE, Chaplaincy & Assessment Lead)

Mrs S Pollard- Year 5 Teaching Assistant (EAL Lead)

Mrs S Carr - 1:1 & Year 5 Teaching Assistant


Year 6 Jeremiah

Mr M Bailey - Year 6 Teacher (Maths Lead)

Mrs R Deighton - Year 6 Teaching Assistant


Mrs K Jones-Newton - SEND Teacher (MFL Lead)


Mrs C Tyler - Children and Family Action Worker (CAFAW)

Mrs K Reilly - Nurture Teaching Assistant


Mrs J Blake - Finance Manager

Mrs J McNamara - Administrator

Mr P Tippen - Caretaker


Mrs J Radnidge - Breakfast Club/ MDSA

Mrs A Sowa - Breakfast Club/ MDSA

Ms S Godwin - MDSA

Ms L Noble - MDSA

Mrs S Allen - MDSA

Miss C Ford- MDSA