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St Thomas More Catholic Primary School

Inspiration, Celebration and Education

Meet the Staff

Our Teaching 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 2019/2020


Senior Leadership Team

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

Mr S Marshall - Deputy Head Teacher (Teaching and Learning, Pupil Premium Lead, Assessment and Data Protection Controller)

Mrs J Robbins - Lead Practitioner/ Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL), EYFS Lead, NQT Induction Tutor


Middle Leadership Team


Mrs Hibell - Key Stage 2, Curriculum Lead, Maths Lead and Music Lead

Mrs Cook -  Key Stage 1, English Lead

Mrs Gray - SENDCo, Inclusion Lead, RE Lead, Gifted and Talented Lead


Teaching Staff and Support Staff


Reception Genesis

Mrs C Jones                      Reception Teacher

Mrs H Hope                      Reception Teaching Assistant


Year 1 Ruth

Mrs E Smith                       Year 1 Teacher (Phonics Lead)

Mrs C Johnson                  Year 1 Teaching Assistant


Year 2 Joshua

Mrs K Cook                       Year 2 Teacher (English Lead)

Mrs E Dooner                    Year 2 Teaching Assistant/ Breakfast Club


Year 3 Samuel

Mr J Holmes                      Year 3 Teacher (PE and Computing Lead)

Mrs D'Gama                      Year 3 Teaching Assistant - HLTA

Mrs S Carr                         Year 3 Teaching Assistant



Year 3 Ezra

Miss N Copson                  Year 3 Teacher (PSCHE, History and Geography Lead)

Mrs J Pierce                      Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Carr                         Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Mrs S  Sullivan                  1:1 Teaching Assistant



Year 4 Esther

Mrs M Wilson                     Year 4 Teacher (Science Lead, Chaplaincy Lead, MFL Lead)

Mrs B Watts                       Year 4 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs E Wilson                     Year 4 Teaching Assistant


Year 5 Isaiah

Mr O Ryder                        Year 5 Teacher (Art and Design/ Technology Lead)

Mrs P Keogh                      Year 5 Teaching Assistant 


Year 6 Jeremiah

Mrs R Hibell                       Year 6 Teacher (Maths and Music Lead)

Mrs S Pollard                     Year 6 Teaching Assistant - HLTA (EAL Lead)


Mrs K Jones-Newton          SEND Teacher

Mrs J Robbins                    PPA Cover

Mr S Marshall                     PPA Cover


Mrs C Tyler                        Children and Family Action Worker (CAFAW)

Mrs K Reilly                        Nurture Teaching Assistant


Admin and Site Staff

Mrs S Cerikan                 Attendance & Pupil Welfare Officer/Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs Juliet Blake              Interim Finance Manager

Mrs J McNamara            Administrator

Mrs J Radnidge              Breakfast Club/ MDSA/ Cleaner

Mrs A Sowa                    Breakfast Club/ MDSA

Ms S Godwin                   MDSA


Mr P Tippen                    Caretaker