Ward Jackson Church of England Primary School

"All smiles returned"


Our Staff

Leadership Team 

Mr D Akers - Headteacher: Designated Officer, Pupil Premium, Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Collective Worship

Mrs J Campbell - Assistant Headteacher: Teaching, Learning, Curriculum, English and Humanities Lead, KS2 Lead, Deputy Designated Officer, Mentorship and Y6 teacher.

Mr L Kentfield-Wells - Assistant Headteacher: SENDco, Nurture Provision, MFL, KS1 Lead, Deputy Designated Officer and Y1 / Y2 teacher


Office Staff

Mrs M Waites - Health and Safety, Educational Visits Co-ordinator and School Business Manager

Mrs J Whaites - Office Administrator


Subject Leaders and Teachers

Mrs S Allen - EY Foundation Stage Leader: Phonics (Letters and Sounds) and Nursery teacher, Student Placement, Oral health lead

Miss J Petch - Maths Lead and Y4 / Y5 teacher

Mrs S Hunter - Talk Matters Champion, Phonics (Fresh Start) and Reception / Y1 teacher

Mrs D  Cottey - RE / PSHE Lead and Y3 / Y4 teacher

Ms S Robson - Science Lead and PPA cover

Mrs S Stoker - Music Lead and PPA cover

Ms N Dowd - Art, DT and PE Lead, Intervention and 1:1 teacher

Mr L Barker-Platt - Computing Lead and trainee teacher (TES - Straight to Teaching)


Support Staff

Mrs R Hilder - Parent Support Advisor, Attendance & Punctuality, School Council and Nurture Team

Mrs A Hall - Nurture Team, Collective Worship and Reflective Spaces

Mrs J Hatcher - KS2 displays, First-aid and Y6 support

Miss M Robinson - Success@Arithmetic, Arch Bishop of York Youth Project Lead and Y6 support

Mrs M Smurthwaite - Handwriting Champion, First-Aid, After School Care and Y4 / Y5 support

Mrs L Caroll - KS2 Phonics Champion and Y3 / Y4 support

Miss K James - Success@Arithmetic and Y4 / Y5 support

Mrs C Cass - KS2 Phonics Champion and Y3 / Y4 support

Mr L Trowsdale - PE co-ordinator, First Aid and Y4 / Y5 support

Mrs L Tierney - First Class Number and Y1 / Y2 support

Miss J Graham - KS1 Phonics and Y1 / Y2 support

Mrs J Whitlock - Accelerated Reader Administrator and Y3 / Y4 support

Mrs L Emmerson - Nurture Support, First Aid and Reception / Y1 support

Mrs S Constantine - KS1 displays and Reception / Y1 support

Miss T Cass - Curriculum Enrichment Co-ordinator, First Aid and Nursery support


Mr A Basey - Site Supervisor

Mrs S Moon - Cook

Mrs S Athey - Assistant Cook and Breakfast Club

Miss A Gaffney - Assistant Cook

Mrs D Simpson - Lunchtime Supervisor and After School Care

Mrs A Nossiter - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs K Oates - Lunchtime Supervisor