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St James’s Catholic Primary School ‘Put out into the deep’


Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Staff Member Role Key Responsibility
Mrs L Yarnell Headteacher  
Mr C Beatty Deputy Headteacher

Teaching & Learning

Assessment Coordinator

Cognitive Education Coordinator

Deputy Safeguarding Lead


Mrs S Adams


Lower School Assistant Headteacher

Reception Team Leader



Mr J Vander-Vloet

Middle School Assistant Headteacher

Year 2 Team Leader

Maths Coordinator


Miss M Flanagan

Upper School Assistant Headteacher

Year 6 Team Leader

English Coordinator
Mrs M Cunningham Inclusion Assistant Headteacher 


SEND Provision

Miss L Burtenshaw

Safeguarding & Pupil Welfare

Year 1 Team Leader

Designated Safeguarding Lead

Pupil Premium Provision

Medical Coordinator

Ms O O'Mahoney

School Business Manager

Data Protection Officer


Finance & Data Protection



Lower School

Mrs H Hayes            Nursery Team Leader               Learning Environments Coordinator
Mrs S Travers Nursery Teacher Learning Environments Coordinator
Teaching Assistants

Mrs S Jamieson

Ms S Vaughan

Miss A Mair Reception Teacher  
Miss S Gowdy Reception Teacher  
Mrs K Bradley Reception Teacher Wellbeing Coordinator
Teaching Assistants

Miss M Harrington

Miss K Ryan

Ms S Roche

Miss G Casserly Year 1 Teacher

RRSA Coordinator

Miss E Rainbow Year 1 Teacher  
Mrs C Biagioni Year 1 Teacher  
Teaching Assistants

Mrs M Russell

Mrs D Fernando


Middle School

Mrs L Craddock Year 2 Teacher Wellbeing Coordinator
Miss Seager Year 2 Teacher  
Miss D Connor Year 2 Teacher Pupil Council Coordinator
Teaching Assistants

Mrs C Nutley

Ms S Murtagh

Mrs l Belligero

Mr S Wasmuth  Year 3 Team Leader

RE Coordinator

Staff Governor

Miss M Foley Year 3 Teacher


Mr R O'Connor Year 3 Teacher  
Teaching Assistants

Mr P Gordon

Mrs A Varghese

Mrs F Bantin Year 4  Team Leader ICT Coordinator
Mr J Alvarez Year 4 Teacher

Pupil Council Coordinator

Miss N Gallagher Year 4 Teacher  


Upper School

Mrs J Parker Year 5 Team Leader P.E Coordinator
Mr P White Year 5 Teacher Wellbeing Coordinator
Mr J Porter Year 5 Teacher  
Mrs J Mills Year 6 Teacher  
Miss G Burke Year 6 Teacher


ITT Coordinator

Mrs J Thomas Year 6 Teacher  


George Tancred Centre

Miss J Collins GTC Teacher
Ms C Leahy Learning Support Assistant
Mrs J Summers Learning Support Assistant
Mr A Morton Learning Support Assistant


Inclusion Team

Mrs M Sibthorp Specialised Specific Literacy Teacher
Mrs D Rees Learning Support Assistant
Mrs M Ryan Learning Support Assistant
Mrs J Wingfield Learning Support Assistant
Mrs A Bhatti Learning Support Assistant
Mrs l Fevrier Learning Support Assistant
Mrs R Banfield Learning Support Assistant
Ms R McGloin Learning Support Assistant
Ms A Silvester Learning Support Assistant
Mrs L Miles Learning Support Assistant


Specialist Teachers

Mrs D Dion-Jones Specialist French Teacher

Foreign Language Coordinator

EAL Coordinator

Mrs S Armstrong Director of Music  
Mrs J Line Art Teacher Art Coordinator
Mrs F Aljovin Art Teacher Art Coordinator
Mrs F Curran Sports Teacher  
Mrs F Early Librarian  


Office Staff

Mrs A Sharp

Finance Manager

Clerk to Governors

Mrs A Jolliffe Office Administrator
Mrs A Gallagher Office Administrator
Mrs C Byrne SENCO & GTC Administrator