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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 2018/2019


Senior Leadership Team

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

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

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


Middle Management Team


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

Mrs Cook -  Key Stage 1, English Lead

Mrs Davis - EYFS lead

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


Teaching Staff and Support Staff



Mrs R Davis                      Reception Teacher (EYFS and Phonics Lead)

Mrs H Hope                      Reception Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Rankinen                1:1 Teaching Assistant



Miss E Fisk                       Year 1 Teacher 

Mrs R D’Gama                  Year 1 Teaching Assistant - HLTA



Mrs K Cook                       Year 2 Teacher (English Lead)

Mrs E Dooner                    Year 2 Teaching Assistant/ Breakfast Club



Mr J Holmes                      Year 2 Teacher (PE and Computing Lead)

Mrs J Pierce                      Year 2 Teaching Assistant - HLTA

Mrs S  Sullivan                  1:1 Teaching Assistant



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

Mrs S Carr                         Year 3 Teaching Assistant

Mrs B Watts                       Year 3 1:1 Teaching Assistant



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

Mrs K Reilly                        Year 4 Teaching Assistant (Maternity leave)

Mrs P Keogh                      Year 4 Teaching Assistant (Maternity cover)



Mr O Ryder                        Year 5 Teacher

Mrs C Johnson                   Year 5 Teaching Assistant



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

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

Mrs E Wilson                      Year 6 Teaching Assistant


Mrs J Robbins                    PPA Cover

Mr S Marshall                     PPA Cover


Mrs R Smith                       KS 1 and 2 Pupil Premium support 

Mrs C Tyler                        Children and Family Action Worker (CAFAW)


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 R Lewis                    Breakfast Club/ MDSA

Ms K Biggins                   MDSA


Mr P Tippen                    Caretaker