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St James' Catholic Primary School"We belong to the loving family of St James”

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 (Geography Subject Leader - cover for History lead whilst on maternity)

Miss A. Cheers (Reception teacher ECT) 

Miss Wright - Foundation Stage 2 (English and History Subject leader) Maternity Leave

Reception Class support - Mrs C Beddoes, Mrs E. McIntyre 

3/4 Year Old Provision - Mrs Jones, Miss Lunt, Miss Marshall and Mrs Thaw


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 V. Kirk (ECT)

Key Stage 2

Year 3 – Miss. N. Bradbury (P.E & MFL Subject Lead cover for Science whilst on maternity)

Year 4 – Mrs J. Bell (Deputy DSL, Curriculum Leader, Assessment lead, PSHE Lead, Collective Worship leader, Student Teacher Mentor)

Year 5 - Mrs A. Gibbons (ECT)

Year 5 –  Miss T. Browning (Maths and Science Subject Leader) Maternity Leave

Year 6 – Mr J. Brammer (Computing Subject & Music Subject Leader)     

Pastoral Support - Mrs S. Wohler (Backup DSL)

Government funded Tutoring Support - Miss V Kirk


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)


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) 


Welfare Staff

Mrs C. Beddoes

Mrs L. Lewis

Miss S. Marshall

Miss S. Low

Miss Z. Holt


Site Supervisors

Mr T. Ward


Cleaning Staff

Mrs. A. Sutton