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Our Staff

We have eight classes at St. Matthias CE Primary: one for each year group from Nursery to Year Six.

Chair of Governors:

Mrs Bessant


Mrs Beale

Deputy Headteacher:

Mr Thompson


Mrs Joyce (M,T,W)

EYFS Leader:

Designated Safeguarding Leads

Mr Salmon

Mrs Beale, Mr Thompson & Mr Salmon



Learning support

     EYFS Nursery 

Mrs Cale & Mrs Cook

Mrs Chaplin, Mrs Plant & Mrs Pullen

EYFS  Reception

Mr Salmon

Mrs Allen & Miss S Williams

Year 1

Mrs O'Connor (M,T, Th, F)

Mrs Page ( W)

Mrs Howden & Miss G Williams

Year 2

Mrs Page (M, T)

Mrs Philgence (W, Th, F)

Ms Pearman (M, T, W) & Mrs Lester (Th, F)

Miss Bannister

Year 3 & 4

Miss Houlston 

Mr Thompson (Th,F)

Mrs Blundell & Mrs Baylis

Year 5

Mrs Maidens

Mrs Baylis

Mrs Cope (T, W, Th am only)

Year 6

Mrs West

Mrs Staniforth

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Class Teaching Assistants,

Mrs Joyce &  Mr Thompson


SEN Support

Miss Bannister & Miss G Williams


In addition, we employ a speech and language specialist and buy in support from the educational welfare team.


Our Lunchtime Supervisor Team look after our children during the lunch break.  



Mrs Allen

Lunchtime Supervisor

Ms Lee

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Hough

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Bough

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Lee

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Plant

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Willems 

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Williams

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Lancett Lunchtime Supervisor

There is a lunchtime club for children who have an identified need.    

Please contact the school if you would like to know more.  

Office Staff

We have two members of staff working in our school office and a caretaker.

Mrs Kazerooni

Office Administrator

Mrs James

Finance Administrator

Mr Lungu