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St James' Catholic Primary SchoolWe belong to the loving family of St James', together we inspire, together we achieve, together we succeed.

Who's Who

Take a look at our wonderful staff.

Please see below for roles and responsibilities 

Our Staff


Mrs A. Blacoe (Child Protection & CLA Lead, Professional Appraisal, RE and Lead DSL)


Deputy Head

Mrs J. Bell (Back up DSL, Curriculum Lead, PHSE Lead, KS1 moderator for Lancashire )


Teaching Staff

Foundation Stage

Mrs H. Skeldon - Nursery Teacher (Geography and History Subject Leader)

Nursery Support Staff - Miss N. Lunt, Miss M. Smith, Miss S. Marshall and Mrs S. Thaw

Mrs N. Livingston - Reception Teacher (English subject lead)

Miss T. Browning - Reception teacher (Maths Subject Lead)

Reception Class support - Mrs D. Jones, Mrs E. McIntyre 

Busy Bee's (2 Year Old Provision) - Miss Nelson & Miss Ward


Key Stage 1

Year 1 – Miss S. Lee ( SENDCo, Phonics & Early Reading, Website and Social Media)

Year 2 - Miss G. Walsh (Art and Design & Design Technology Subject Lead)


Key Stage 2

Year 3 – Miss. N. Bradbury (P.E, MFL Subject and Science Subject Lead)

Year 4 – Mrs J. Bell (Deputy DSL, Curriculum Lead, Assessment lead, PSHE Lead, Collective Worship lead, Pupil Premium Champion)

Year 5 - Mrs A. Gibbons (ECT)

Year 6 – Mr J. Brammer (Computing and Music Subject Lead)     

Pastoral Support - Mrs S. Wohler 


School Administration Staff

Business Manager – Mrs M. Talbot 

School Business Support Officer  - Mrs L. Cowell


School Support Staff

Mrs V. Allan (HLTA)

Mrs P. Jenkins (TA3)

Miss L. Nelson (TA3)

Mrs. S. Wohler (TA 3)

Miss K. Barnett (TA3)


Mrs C. Beddoes (TA 2)

Mrs D. Jones (TA2)

Mrs. L. Lewis (TA2)

Miss S. Marshall (TA2)

Mrs. E McIntyre (TA2)

Miss L. Norton (TA2)

Mrs S. Thaw (TA2) 

Miss R. Ward (TA2) 

Mrs W. Daly TA2 (1:1)


Welfare Staff

Mrs C. Beddoes

Mrs L. Lewis

Miss S. Marshall

Miss E. Wohler

Miss Z. Holt

Miss U. Krzak


Site Supervisors

Mr T. Ward


Cleaning Staff

Mrs. A. Sutton