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Our Staff

We have eight classes at St. Matthias CE Primary: one for each year group from Nursery to Year Six.

Chair of Governors:

Mrs Bessant


Mrs Beale

Deputy Headteacher:

Mr Thompson


Mrs Joyce

EYFS Leader:

Designated Safeguarding Leads

Mr Salmon

Mrs Beale, Mr Thompson & Mr Salmon



Learning support

Nursery Reception

Mrs Taylor (HLTA)
Mr Salmon

Mrs Lester, Mrs Allen & Miss Williams

Year 1

Mrs O'Connor

Mrs Howden

Year 2

Ms Pearman

Mrs Howden/ Mrs Staniforth/ Mrs Baylis

Year 3

Mrs Page (M,T)
Mrs Philgence (Th,F)

Mrs Staniforth

Year 4

Mrs Maidens

Mrs Page/Mrs Cook

Year 5

Mrs Joyce (M,T,)
Mr Thompson (W,Th,F)

Mrs Baylis

Year 6

Mrs West

Mrs Blundell

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Class Teaching Assistants


SEN Support

Mrs Howden
Mrs Plant
Mrs Cook


In addition, we employ a speech and language specialist, an educational welfare officer, and sport coaches. 


Our Lunchtime Supervisor Team look after our children during the lunch break.  



Mrs Allen

Lunchtime Supervisor

Ms Lee

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Hough

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Bough

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Lee

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Plant

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Willems 

Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Williams

Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Lancett Lunchtime Supervisor

There is a lunchtime club for children who have an identified need.    

Please contact the school if you would like to know more.  

Office Staff

We have two members of staff working in our school office and a caretaker.

Mrs Kazerooni

Office Administrator

Mrs James

Finance Administrator

Mr Rabin