St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School

St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School St Polycarp's Catholic Primary School


Staff and Responsibilities

The Staff from September 2022

We have an incredible breadth of talent and experience within the staff. Teachers, classroom support staff and administrative staff provide wonderful experiences for all our children.

Leadership Team

Mrs Best Headteacher
Mrs Trafford Deputy Headteacher
Ms Murdoch Professional Development Lead, Learning and Teaching Lead
Mr Peebles Assistant Head and KS2 Lead
Mrs Walker KS1 Lead
Miss Lee  EYFS Lead

Educational Partnership

Mrs Carr Educational Partnership Director
Ms Murdoch ITT & ECT Lead

Mrs Easton

Educational Partnership Administrator



Learning Support 

Miss Lee

Mrs Gilbey (Mon-Tue)
Mrs Parker (Wed-Fri)

Mrs Bentley
Mrs Warner

Mrs Jayasinghe

Year 1

Teachers Learning Support 

Mrs Walker

Mrs Edgell (Tuesday to Friday)

Mrs Woolley (Monday)

Mrs Heron

Miss Quirk

Year 2


Learning Support 

Mrs Worley (Mon-Wed)

Mrs McGrory (Thur-Fri)

Mrs Gray

Mrs Wheeler

Mrs Cochrane

Mrs Roussell

Mrs Rodriguez-Loderer

Year 3


Learning Support 

Mrs Thomas (Mon-Wed)
Mrs Holcroft (Thurs-Fri)

Mrs Murphy

Mrs McLoughlin 

Mrs Haughey



Year 4


Learning Support 

Miss Kennington

Miss Corless

Mrs Zahedi

Mrs Van Dyk

Mrs Armstrong

Mrs de Souza

Year 5


Learning Support 

Mr Peebles

Miss Kelly

Mrs Hill (Thurs)

Mrs Douglas

Miss Richards

Miss Rendall

Year 6


Learning Support 

Miss Maloney
Mr Jacobs 

Mrs Blagden
Mrs Thomas

Miss Rendell

Special Educational Needs

Mrs Woolley SENDco
Mrs Crowley (Wednesday) SEND Administrator

Staff responsibilities


Curriculum Leaders

Assessment, Behaviour and More Able

 Mrs Trafford

Teaching & Learning Lead Ms Murdoch
Mental Health Champion

Mr Peebles

Religious Education

Mrs Walker (Curriculum)

Mrs Worley (Collective Worship, Relationship and Sex Education - RSE)


Mrs Edgell

Miss Lee

Miss Maloney


Miss Kennington

Mrs Thomas


Mrs Gray

Mrs Holcroft

Music Mrs Hinchliff
History Miss Kelly
Geography Miss Corless

Mrs Gilbey

Mrs Parker

Design Technology Mrs McGrory
Computing Mr Jacobs
Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) Mrs Murphy
Spanish Mrs Ochoa Gomez
Physical Education (PE)

Mrs Trafford (Active School, P.E & Sport co-ordinator)

Mrs Ramsden

Administration Staff

Mrs Osbaldeston Office Manager
Mrs Regan Admissions Officer
Mrs Zanchetta Administrative Officer

Mrs Crowley

Mrs Newton

Administrative Assistants - Front Desk
Mrs Dugblo Finance Manager

Additional Staffing

Mrs Pointon Home School Link Worker
Mrs Logan  ELSA
Mrs Douglas Speech and Language support
Mr Visioli Premises Manager
Mrs Davies Resources Assistant

Lunchtime Supervisors                 

Mrs Warner Mrs Zahedi Mrs Armstrong
Mrs Conroy Mrs Haughey Mrs Cochrane
Mrs Thomas Mrs McLoughlin Mrs Van Dyk
Mrs Rodriguez-Loderer Mrs Heron Mrs Haughey
Mrs Bentley Mrs de Souza Mrs Wheeler
Miss Quirk Miss Rendell  Mrs Blagden
Mrs Roussel

Hive Staff

Mrs Hartley (Hive Manager) Mrs Wheeler Mrs Bridger
Miss Richards Mr Albrighton Mrs Armstrong
Mrs Rodriguez-Loderer Mr Killington