Wansbeck Primary School Staff

At Wansbeck Primary School our staff go above and beyond to provide the best possible education for the children that we serve.

At HCAT our moto is ‘children first’ and we place the children’s best interests at the heart of every decision that we make.

Everyone who works at Wansbeck, whatever their job, is here to contribute to an excellent education for our children.

Senior Leadership Team
Sam Bullen Executive Headteacher 
Jackie MatthewsHead of School
Safeguarding Lead
Designated LAC teacher
Petra Rafferty Assistant Headteacher
Foundation and KS1 Leader
Year 2 Teacher
Stephanie WatsonAssistant Headteacher
Designated Safeguarding Lead
Year 6 Teacher
Victoria Hird SENCO
Burrows Teacher
PhaseTeachersAchievement Support Assistants
5/6Stephanie Watson
Ryder Smith
Ellie Wood
Helen Foston
Brenda Iveson
Claire Atkinson
Michelle Mitchell
3/4Amy Hill
Isobel Kitchman
Rachel Clixby
Carla Durrans
Lorraine Kelly
1/2Petra Rafferty
Samantha Gill
Georgia Cully
Abbie Flemming
Sophie Casey
Emma Scofield
Julie Wilson
Foundation StageLucy Withill
Vanessa Peers
Kelly Robson
Sally Brockwell
Vicky Pickering
Debra Rason
Samantha Robinson
Burrows Staff
Victoria Hird
Lyndsey Scott
Resource Base Staff
Ben Walker
Emma West
Emma Clark
Sarah Spencer
Julie Spencer
Tazmin Hill
Emotional and Wellbeing Team
Debra Leedham
Lorraine Kelly
Administration and Site Team
Callum Priestly Finance Manager
Claire AtkinOffice Manager
Kirsten BrewsterAdmin Assistant
Rob Mowthorpe Site Supervisor
Lunchtime and Breakfast Club Team (supported by the Achievement Support Team) 
Christine Broadley 
Lyndsey Anderson

“Any issues raised are always dealt with, absolutely no concerns brilliant school and lovely caring staff. My child learns a lot attending this school. Thank you.”

Parent's comments

“My two children have come on leaps and bounds regarding reading, writing and maths. The teachers are amazing.”

Parent's comments

“Best decision I made for my children’s education was moving them to Wansbeck. The progress the children have made is amazing. Very happy mum.”

Parent's comments

“Very happy with school. Feel really assured with the help we have had from SENCO with the assessment for my child regarding possible autism and ADHD. More than happy with teachers and support staff.”

Parent's comments

“My child is well cared at school she loves it!”

Parent's comments

“My child really enjoys attending school he tells me he loves his teachers and friends.”

Parent's comments

“My children are very happy at school and should I ever have any concerns, the school are happy to deal with it.”

Parent's comments

“Thanks for all the help & extra support that my child receives. It means that I know he is getting all the help he needs to progress to his potential.”

Parent's comments

“Wansbeck is an amazing primary school that puts my children’s needs first. Great staff and friendly pupils.”

Parent's comments

“My child is always happy and loves going to school. Teachers are always there when needed.”

Parent's comments

“All my children have loved this school and all great memories of staff. Wansbeck is great.”

Parent's comments

“Brilliant school.”

Parent's comments

“My children are happy at school and have many opportunities to develop their learning.”

Parent's comments

“Really happy with the way my child has developed whilst attending Wansbeck”

Parent's comments

“Great school with fantastic teachers.”

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