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Whitefriars Primary School

Who's Who

Meet Our Team

Senior Leadership Team



Headteacher - Ms Lucy Burman


Assistant Head and Phase 3 (UKS2) Lead  - Mrs Jennifer James


Assistant Head and Phase 1 (KS1) Lead - Mrs Shona Adams


Inclusion Lead, SENCO and Designated LAC Teacher - Mrs Liz Bird


Phase 2 Lead (LKS2) - Mr Aaron Campion

Upper Key Stage 2 Team

Year 6 Teachers

Mrs Nisha Slater and Mrs Alison Pearce, Class 6Shakespeare

Mr Sam Payne, Class 6Potter


Year 6 Teaching Assistants

Mrs Sharon Moffat          (one-to-one support)                                                                

Mrs Lydia Carey

Mr Stephen Michael-Rainford (one-to-one support)


Year 5 Teachers

Mrs Jennifer James, Class 5James and the Giant Peach

Miss Phoebe Dickenson, Class 5Dickens


Year 5 Teaching Assistants

Mrs Vickie Vickers (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Lisa Clark

Mrs Pooja Patel (one-to-one VI support)


Lower Key Stage 2 Team

Year 4 Teachers

Mr Aaron Campion, Class 4Carroll

Mrs Kate Brown, Class 4Blyton


Year 4 Teaching Assistants

Mrs Liana Smith (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Mr Simon Beaton

Mrs Lorraine Edwards (one-to-one support)


Year 3 Teachers

Miss Sophie Brown, Class 3Baloo                                                  

Miss Lauren Stewart, Class 3Snicket                                            


Year 3 Teaching Assistants

Mrs Nicola Reed

Mrs Clare Burke

Mrs Janine Hunt

Miss Jodie Dettloff (one-to-one support)



Key Stage 1 and Early Years

Year 2 Teachers

Mrs Shona Adams, Class 2Aladdin

Mrs Rachael Osborne, Class 2BFG (covering Mrs Bunce Maternity Leave)


Year 2 Teaching Assistants

Mrs Karen Curson (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Julie Leybourne


Year 1 Teachers

Mrs Rebecca Warner, Class 1Hairy McClary

Mrs Dianne Leigh, Class 1Hedwig


Year 1 Teaching Assistants

Mrs Denise Dyks

Mrs Rhonda Gordon

Mrs Sam Godleman (one-to-one support)


Reception Teachers

Mrs Genna Parker, Paddington Class (on maternity leave)

Mrs Hayley Dimes, Dahl Class (Acting EYFS Lead)

Mrs Charlotte Marshall


Reception Teaching Assistants

Miss Lynn Reed

Ms Claire Morris

Mrs Lindsay Brigginshaw (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Mrs Nadira Begum


Additional Teaching Staff        

Sports Teacher - Miss Lucy Horsley 

French teacher - Mrs Virginie Chapman

Phase 1 Music - Mr Simon Beaton

Enrichment Staff


Inspired PE @LiamNicell - Sports Coaching, Young Sports Leader training, Breakfast Active Club and Gymnastics Club


Independent Music Solutions -

Parent Support

Mrs Sarah Thompson-Fitch - Parent Support Advisor


Office Team

Mrs Sallyann Wright - School Business Manager

Mrs Julie Marks - Secretary and Administrator

Miss Claire Angus - Administrator and Receptionist


Site Staff

Site Supervisor - Mr Andy Alfieri

Cleaning Staff - Miss Sarah Allan, Mrs Elaine Horn and Mrs Rose Phelan


Dedicated Lunchtime Staff

Mrs Linda Richardson, Mrs Elaine Horn, Mrs Julie Cockings, Mrs Susan Watts, Mrs Rhona Dettloff, Mrs Michaela Loak, Mrs Alice Frackowiak Grabowska and Miss Kelly Walker


Breakfast Club

Manager - Mrs Liana Smith

Mr Simon Beaton, Mr Stephen Michael-Rainford, Miss Christine Billings, Mrs Philippa Samuels and Mrs Christine Creasey