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Westcliffe Primary School

'Our school is committed to inspirational teaching that develops aspirational young people.'

Meet the Staff

School Staffing List and Roles 2021-2022


Senior Leadership Team (SLT)


Mr R Prestwood – Headteacher (Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Miss M Troop – Deputy Head (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)


Middle Leadership Team (MLT)


Mrs S Barrett – Y5/6 teacher

Mrs E Brown - Y3/4 teacher [Lower KS2 Phase Leader]

Mrs J Carter – Y1/2 teacher

Mrs R Dixon – Y1/2 teacher [KS1 Phase Co-Leader]

Miss K Lyon – Federation EYFS Leader

Miss M Ross - Y5/6 teacher [Upper KS2 Phase Leader]

Mrs C Thomson – Y1/2 teacher [KS1 Phase Co-Leader]


Teaching Staff


Miss S Baddeley – Y5/6 teacher

Miss S Blades – Y3/4 teacher

Mrs G Brown – Teacher [on maternity leave from October 2021]

Miss M Cooper - Y3/4 teacher [Early Careers Teacher]

Miss S Gilchrist – Foundation Stage teacher

Mrs M Hornby – Federation Special Education Needs & Disabilities Coordinator [SENDCo]

Miss S Housley – Y1 teacher

Miss C Needham - Foundation Stage teacher

Miss N Richardson - Teacher [on maternity leave from October 2021]

Miss R Turner - Foundation Stage teacher [Early Careers Teacher]


Administration Staff


Mrs C Alderson – Federation Business Manager, Fire Officer

Mrs S Halkyard – Finance Officer

Mr K Hall – IT Network Manager

Miss C Hutton – Administrative Assistant

Mr J Keighley – Federation Inclusion Manager (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)

Mr N Lockwood – Federation Site Manager

Mrs Z Turner – Administrative Assistant

Mrs S Wilkinson-Smith – Federation Site Assistant


Non-teaching Staff


Mrs J Bartczak – PPA Cover supervisor/ Teaching Assistant/EAL* Learning Mentor

Ms N Birkwood – Teaching Assistant/ Breakfast Club Supervisor/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs S Burke – Teaching Assistant/Senior Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss H Cartwright - Teaching Assistant/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs E Goodhand – Teaching Assistant

Miss S Heron – Teaching Assistant

Mrs E Hickson – Teaching Assistant/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss M Hilton – Early Years Practitioner

Mrs A Hodges - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs A Howard – Lunchtime Supervisor

Ms K Kendrick - Teaching Assistant/Breakfast Club Supervisor

Mrs P Marshall – Teaching Assistant/Lunchtime Supervisor/Breakfast Club Supervisor

Miss J-L Moorhouse - Teaching Assistant/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Ms S McCartney - Teaching Assistant/ Breakfast Club Supervisor/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs K McIntyre - Teaching Assistant/ Breakfast Club Supervisor/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss E Nicholls – Librarian/Teaching Assistant

Mrs S Pearson – Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs J Prech –Teaching Assistant/ Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss N Woods - Teaching Assistant/ Lunchtime Supervisor


*EAL = English as Additional Language – those children whose first language is not English