OUR STAFF

Here is where you will find the staff that work with and support St Stephen’s Primary School.

Mrs Alison Ashworth-Taylor
Executive Headteacher

Likes: spending time with my family and friends, singing, karaoke and dancing
Dislikes: being tired and rudeness
Favourite Place: anywhere near the sea
Favourite Book: any crime thrillers!
Favourite Film: P.S. I Love You
Favourite Word: decant
Favourite Food: ravioli on toast and seafood (not together)
What I would like to be remembered for: being a great mum, smiling, caring and making a difference

Mrs Rosie Barnes
Assistant Headteacher

Likes:  wild beaches and cycling
Dislikes: when people don’t show respect to one another
Favourite Place:  New Zealand, Chile, Scotland and France
Favourite Book:  detective fiction
Favourite Film:  Pretty Woman
Favourite Word:  holidays
Favourite Food:  seafood

Ms Gill Ross
Assistant Headteacher

Likes: reading, walking my dogs and laughing
Dislikes: being stuck in traffic and muddy fields
Favourite Place: by the pool in Spain
Favourite Book: 101 Dalmatians
Favourite Film: Princess Bride
Favourite Word: aluminum
Favourite Food: cheese

Mrs Julie Moss
EYFS / KS1 Class Teacher

Likes: Spending time with family, holidays, Zumba, cappuccinos, and sleeping.
Dislikes: Bananas, ignorant people, being cold and Sci-Fi films.
Favourite place: Northumberland
Favourite Film: Grease
Favourite Book: Anything by Val McDermid
Favourite Word: Holidays
Favourite Food: Chinese
What I would like to be remembered for: Being a good mum and being kind & caring towards others.

Miss Melissa Bolton
KS2 Class Teacher

Likes: Chilling with friends in the sunshine.
Dislikes: Messy rooms and areas.
Favourite place: Bowness on Windermere.
Favourite Film: Any Disney film – I’m a big kid at heart!
Favourite Book: Any book written by Cecelia Ahern.
Favourite Word: SUPER!
Favourite Food: Spaghetti Bolognese, (with cake and custard for dessert).
What I would like to be remembered for: My ability to cheer up my friends when they are feeling low.

Mrs Rachel Howarth
Class Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Mrs Lorraine Catchpole
Teaching & Learning Assistant
(1:1 support, Intervention support)

Likes: Zumba, keep fit and spending time with family and friends.
Dislikes: Cold weather and rudeness.
Favourite place: Las Vegas and the Lake District.
Favourite Film: Pride and Prejudice.
Favourite Book: Romantic novels.
Favourite Word: Holidays.
Favourite Food: Home made potato pie.
What I would like to be remembered for: Working hard AND always being there for my family and friends.

Mrs Geraldine Walmsley
Teaching & Learning Assistant
(Support for SEN and PP in KS1)

Likes: Face time……with my daughter and grandchildren in Australia and spending time with my family in the UK.
Dislikes: Rude people and Icy roads!
Favourite places: Australia, Riga and Tockholes.
Favourite Film: The Sound of Music
Favourite Book: Traditional children’s books that I read to my children and grandchildren
Favourite Word: Fun
Favourite Food: Anything with chips!
What I would like to be remembered for: For being a good wife, mum, grandma and daughter.  Helping people whenever I can.

Mrs Patricia Aspden-Serrao
HLTA / Teaching & Learning Assistant/
Music Tuition

Likes: Thoughtfulness, being friendly and helping out. Peace.
Dislikes: Unkindness, ignorance and bad manners. War.
Favourite places: Jumeirah Beach, Dubai or anywhere warm with beautiful scenery, good food and friendly people.
Favourite Films: Singing in the Rain and The Matrix
Favourite Books: A Tale of Two Cities. Sons and Lovers. Wind in the Willows and all things Dr. Seuss.
Favourite Word: Lackadaisical
Favourite Foods: Chinese Dim Sum, a good curry and Sushi. (Not all at once!)
What I would like to be remembered for: Someone who shows compassion and understanding, contributes to society in the best way she can. Always has a kind word to say.

Mrs Karen Riding
Administration Officer

Likes: Spending time with family and friends. Holidays and days out. Eating out.
Dislikes: Rudeness, bad manners and selfishness. 4 ringed ring binders!!!
Favourite place: France, the Lake District, Lytham and Tockholes Woods.
Favourite Film: Watching Home Alone with my family! Bridesmaids, Pretty Woman and other Rom Coms.
Favourite Book: My favourite books are those from reading with my children and the pleasure we all got from them –  Stick Man, Wobble Bear, Find Anthony Ant and most Roald Dahl books especially Fantastic Mr Fox.
Favourite Word: Holidays
Favourite Food: Indian and Italian – but not at the same time!!!
What I would like to be remembered for: Being the best wife and mum that I can be and a good friend.

Miss Stephanie Morris
Kitchen / Lunchtime supervision

Ms Julie Briggs
Breakfast Club/ Lunchtime supervision