OUR STAFF

    Mrs Michelle Smith
    Executive Headteacher

    Likes:  Walking my dog Daisy
    Dislikes: being sad and mood hoovers
    Favourite Place:  Las Vegas
    Favourite Book:  Harry Potter Series
    Favourite Film:  Officer and a Gentleman
    Favourite Word:  discombobulated
    Favourite Food:  Pizza

    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.

    Mrs Melissa Hilton
    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 EYFS/KS1

    Likes: Spending time with family and friends, days out in the sunshine, holidays, reading and red wine.
    Dislikes: Bad manners and rudeness.
    Favourite place: My home town of Darwen and anywhere surrounded by family and friends.
    Favourite Film: Love Actually, Titanic, Dirty Dancing and The Sound of Music.
    Favourite Book: There are too many to choose from. Thinking about children’s books any by authors like Michael Morpurgo, Roald Dahl and Dr Seuss. However I do like a good crime book.
    Favourite Word: I don’t have one. I prefer a nice smile!
    Favourite Food: I like all food but my favourite is probably a traditional Sunday roast or anything Italian.
    What I would like to be remembered for: Being a good friend and mum and being there when people need me.

    Mrs Karen Riding
    School Business Manager

    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.

    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.

    Miss Kirsty Smith
                   Teaching and Learning Assistant                                                            (1:1 Support)

    Likes: Kind, polite people, shopping and family time.
    Dislikes: Bad manners, ignorance and bridges
    Favourite place: Somewhere sunny with my family
    Favourite Film: Grease, Dirty Dancing and Princess movies
    Favourite Book: I don’t really have one so it would have to be story books with my children
    Favourite Word: Awesome!
    Favourite Food: Italian, Indian and apple crumble and custard (not at once!)
    What I would like to be remembered for: Being kind, making everyone feel welcome and being the best mum I can be making my children happy.

    Mrs Kerry Boardman
                 Teaching and Learning Assistant               (1:1 Support)

    Likes: Going to the gym and spending time with friends and family
    Dislikes: Rudeness and bad manners
    Favourite place: Anywhere hot
    Favourite Film: Beauty and the Beast, Love Actually
    Favourite Book: I don’t really have a favourite book but love listening to my children read
    Favourite Word: Fantastic
    Favourite Food: Nandos
    What I would like to be remembered for: Being a good mum and good friend

    Ms Julie Briggs
    Breakfast Club/ Lunchtime supervision