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Come and meet the staff at our school!

Bishop Ridley School Staff 

Teaching Staff                           Responsibilities
Mr S Keep Head Teacher; Designated Teacher for Child Protection & Safeguarding & LAC
Ms J Chapman Deputy Head Teacher; Literacy; Assessment
Mrs C Greenhead Nursery; assists with Music
Mrs M Kenway Year R; Early Years Coordinator
Mrs N Scotter Year R: assists with EYFS
Mrs D Mincher- Casizzi            Year 1; D&T (Design & Technology) (0.4)
Mrs M Thompson Year 1 (0.6): assists with EAL
Mrs K Davies Year 1 (0.4); Inclusion Co-ordinator (0.5); EAL (0.1)
Mrs E Taylor Year 2; Curriculum manager; ICT, NQT Mentor
Miss M Carr  Year 2; History
Mrs M Torrance Year 3; Assistant Headteacher (0.4); Senior manager (0.6); RE; Collective Worship, School visits 
Miss E Haslam   Year 3; Art and Design
Miss B Smalley Year 4; Geography
Mrs K Horlock  Year 4; Music
Mrs A Gorin  Year 5: Citizenship (including the School Council)
Mr A Nicholls   Year 5; Writing, Home-school learning
Mr S Martindale    Year 6; Maths; Pupil Premium
Mrs C Coles Year 6; MFL (French); PHSEE and SMSC (including Wellbeing)
Miss D Sears Sports Premium; PPA; Year 5 (0.2) & Year 1 (0.6)
Mrs Charity
PPA; SLT release; Curriculum manager; Interventions; Science (0.6)
Mrs T Mason PPA & Curriculum release (0.3); AHT release (0.1)
Mr D Edwards PPA; SLT release.
Mr A Murphy Graduate Tutor


Teaching Support Staff          
Mrs J Hale
Nursery Nurse (0.6)
Mrs R Mason-Rogers                         Nursery Nurse (0.4)      
Miss E Clasby Nursery Nurse (0.6)
Mrs S Potts
Teaching Assistant - Reception (0.4)
Mrs C Lee Teaching Assistant - Reception (0.6); Nursery (0.4)
Mrs D Plows Teaching Assistant - Reception 
Mrs L Butler Teaching Assistant - Year 1; Senior MDS
Mrs D Batt Teaching Assistant - Year 1 (0.5)
Mrs D Gosling

Teaching Assistant - Year 1 (0.3)

Mrs M Wickens Teaching Assistant - Year 2 (0.7); IT Support (0.1)
Mrs J Shuttleworth Teaching Assistant - Year 2 (0.6)
Mrs H Lay Teaching Assistant - Year 2 (0.4); Resources & Library (0.2)
Ms S Petty Teaching Assistant - Year 1 (0.2) & Year 4 (0.6) MDS
Mrs C Joy Teaching Assistant - Year 3
Mrs J Farrelly Teaching Assistant - Year 3 (0.9)
Mrs A Gooden Teaching Assistant - Year 4
Mrs S Hawkins-Brown Teaching Assistant - Year 4 (0.4) & Year 6 (0.6)
Mrs J West Teaching Assistant - Year 5 (0.8); Play Therapist (0.2)
Mrs C Donegan Teaching Assistant - Year 5
Mrs J Wade Teaching Assistant - Year 6 (0.8)
Mrs K Gill SEN Support (0.1)


Office Staff                                        
Mrs T Allsopp Finance Assistant
Mrs J Fleming Attendance Officer & Admin Assistant


Lunchtime Supervisors               
Mrs L Butler  Senior Midday Supervisor                   
Mrs M Smedmor MDS
Mrs J Morris MDS
Mrs S Purcell MDS
Mrs J Batchelor MDS
Mrs K Newvell  MDS
Miss C Farrelly MDS
Ms E Scales MDS
Mrs K Longley MDS


Premises Staff                 
Mr R Smith Site Manager                       
Mrs J Harvey Cleaner
Ms C May Cleaner
Mrs W Rivers Cleaner
Mrs K Newvell Cleaner





Updated September 2017

E Taylor