St Michael's Primary, DA16

St Michael's C of E Primary School

'Loving learning, learning to love... A small school, part of God's big family.'

Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team

Amanda Blackburn

Executive Headteacher 


Jane Markworth

Head of School/SENCO 

Jodie Smith (Maternity leave)


Assistant Head of School 

Teaching Staff

Lucy Carroll 

EYFS (N + R) Class Teacher 

Acting Assistant Head of School 

 Francesca Leigh

Opal (1) Class Teacher 


Ann Iruobe 

Sapphire (2) Class Teacher 

Gemma Weldrick

Moonstone (3) Class Teacher 


Huma Shahbaz 

Pearl (4) Class Teacher 

Kate Smith

Emerald (5) Class Teacher 










Elise Williams-Moore

Amethyst (6) Class Teacher 

Natasha Baker 

Teacher (Maternity) 












Jason Sims 

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Support Staff

Lucinda Gadd

Teaching Assistant/Learning Mentor 

Laura Parfitt 

Teaching assistant/Midday Supervisor 

Breakfast Club Leader 

Helen Brett

Teaching Assistant/1:1 Midday Supervisor 


Jessica Goddard 

1:1 Teaching Assistant/Midday Supervisor 


Stevie Cheeseman 

1:1 Teaching Assistant/Midday Supervisor 

Teresa Wheeler 

Teaching Assistant/Play Therapist 

Tara Shippham 

Teaching Assistant/Midday Supervisor 









 Victoria Parker

Midday Supervisor









Lucy Hummerston 

After School Club Manager 

Administrative Staff

Gemma Brighton

Office Administrator 











David French

Premises Manager 









Victoria Parker

Cleaning staff









Melony Cassar

Cleaning staff