St Mary's Church of England Academy

'We promise to shine together.'

Let the light of your face shine upon us - Psalm 4:6

Who's Who

Senior Leadership Team

Mrs L Stabler - Executive Principal

Miss A Cooper - Deputy Principal & Designated Safeguarding Lead

Mrs R Rutter - Assistant Principal, Early Years Leader & Alternate Safeguarding Lead 

Mrs C Walls - KS1/Year 3 Leader & Alternate Safeguarding Lead

Mrs N Galloway - Years 4, 5 & 6 Leader

Miss L Osborne - SENDCO 

Mr M Johnston - Academy Business Manager


Teaching and Learning Team


Early Years

Mrs R Rutter - Teacher

Mrs H Blow - Teacher

Mrs R Coe - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Cash - Specialist Teaching Assistant

Mr R Garrod - Teaching Assistant

Miss P Pope - Apprentice

Miss S Reed - Apprentice


Year One

Mrs C Walls - Teacher

Mrs J Stafford - Teacher

Mrs V Birch - Teacher 

Mrs E Sparkes - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Mrs M Thurlbourn - Teaching Assistant

Mrs K Parker - Teaching Assistant

Miss L Bassett - Apprentice


Year Two

Miss H Andrews - Teacher

Mrs J Lancaster - Teacher

Mrs L Beck - Teaching Assistant

Mrs J Owen - Teaching Assistant

Mrs D Brown - Teaching Assistant


Year Three

Mrs S Milner - Teacher

Miss N Hamilton - Teacher

Mrs L Bailey - Teaching Assistant

Miss G Stower - Teaching Assistant

Miss S Audus - Teaching Assistant


Year Four

Mrs A Flack - Teacher

Mrs J O'Rourke - Teacher

Mr R Mishra - Teaching Assistant

Mrs H Wood - Teaching Assistant

Mrs C Harrison - Teaching Assistant

Miss T Slaughter - Teaching Assistant


Year Five

Mrs N Galloway -Teacher

Miss R Tomlinson - Teacher

Mrs P Tayler - Teacher

Mrs D Poolton - Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Bendall - Teaching Assistant


Year Six

Mrs F Rush - Teacher

Miss M Lowe - Teacher

Mrs F Marsh - Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Miss G Salmons - Teaching Assistant



Miss R Tomlinson - Teacher



Mr D Farnham - Sports Coach


Child Support

Mrs L Torbitt - Nurture Teacher

Mrs C Bailey - Thrive Practitioner


Business Team

Mr M Johnston - Academy Business Manager



Ms Z Bell - Office Manager

Ms R De Simone - Administration Assistant

Miss D Tombs - Receptionist

Mrs S Pooley - Reprographics Assistant


Finance and HR

Mrs L Byrne - Finance Officer

Mrs K Pettitt - Data & Payroll Officer



Mr C Holmes - ICT Manager



Mr D Sheppard - Property Manager

Mr D Petch - Gardener/Handyman

Mrs J Sheppard - Senior Cleaner

Mrs J Ludzisa - Cleaner

Mrs K Hamill - Cleaner

Mrs S Gee - Cleaner

Mrs K Gilbert - Cleaner

Mrs C Cilia - Cleaner



Mrs K Gammon - Catering Manager

Miss S Feltner - Cook

Mrs M Kurcon - Kitchen Assistant 

Miss S Stevens - Kitchen Assistant


Play Leaders

Mrs J Sheppard - Play Leader

Mrs N Ward-Horner - Play Leader

Mrs S Phillips - Play Leader

Mrs T Rolfe - Play Leader

Mrs V Way - Play Leader

Mrs Y Hall - Play Leader

Miss T Slaughter - Play Leader

Mrs G Stower - Play Leader

Ms L Schmitt - Play Leader

Mrs K Parker - Play Leader