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 Headteacher 
Petra Rafferty Assistant Headteacher
Key Stage 2 Leader
Phase 1/2 Teacher
Stephanie WatsonAssistant Headteacher
Safeguarding Lead
Reading Leader
Phase 5/6 Teacher
Victoria Hird SENCO
Burrows Teacher
PhaseTeachersAchievement Support Assistants
5/6Stephanie Watson
Jodie Watson
Ryder Smith
Charlotte Thompson
Rachel Clixby
Helen Foston
Brenda Iveson
3/4Ellie Wood
Isobel Kitchman
Amy Hill
Claire Atkinson
James Clayton
Carla Durrans
1/2Petra Rafferty
Samantha Hessey
Georgia Cully
Jessica Batty
Sophie Casey
Michelle Mitchell
Emma Scofield
Julie Wilson
Foundation StageLucy Degg
Vanessa Peers
Kelly Robson
Sally Brockwell
Vicky Pickering
Debra Rason
Samantha Robinson
Burrows Staff
Victoria Hird
Sarah Sharkett
Lyndsey Young
Lorraine Kelly
Ginny Oates
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 
Tammy Knaggs

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

Parent's comments

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

Parent's comments

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

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

“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

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

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

“Great school with fantastic teachers.”

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

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

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

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

Parent's comments

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

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