Ward Jackson Church of England Primary School

"All smiles returned"


Our Staff

Senior Leadership Team 

Mr D Akers - Headteacher: Safeguarding, Pupil Premium, Teaching, Learning, Assessment and Collective Worship.

Mrs J Campbell - Deputy Headteacher: Teaching, Learning, Curriculum, Mentorship, RRSA Lead and Deputy Designated Officer. 

Mr L Kentfield-Wells - Assistant Headteacher: SENDco, Thrive practitioner and Deputy Designated Officer.


Office Staff

Miss S Proud - Health and Safety, Educational Visits Co-ordinator and School Business Manager

Mrs J Whaites - Office Administrator


Subject Leaders/Specialists and Teachers

Mrs S Hunter - EY Lead and EY teacher

Mrs S Allen - Phonics Lead and Y1/2 teacher

Miss J Petch - Maths and Latin Lead and Y1/2/6 teacher

Mr L Kentfield-Wells - PSHCE Lead and Y3 teacher

Miss M Robinson - PE Lead and Y4 teacher

Mr L Barker-Platt - Computing Lead and Y5 teacher

Mrs J Campbell - English, History, Geography, Art and Design Lead and Y6 teacher

Mrs S Law - Science/DT Lead and PPA cover

Mrs S Stoker - Music Lead and PPA cover

Mr D Akers - RE and SMSC Lead

Mr R Lowe - Sports Coach

Mr J Blackwood - Music Specialist


 Support Staff

Mrs R Hilder - Parent Support Advisor, attendance & punctuality, school council and well-being team

Mrs A Hall - Nurture Lead, Thrive practitioner, well-being and collective worship team 

Mrs J Hatcher -  Physical Learning Environment Team, first-aid and UKS2 class support

Mrs M Smurthwaite - Handwriting Champion, first-aid and UKS2 class support

Mrs L Carroll - Phonics and KS1 support 

Miss K James - First-aid and EY support

Mrs L Tierney - First Class Number Lead and UKS2 support

Miss J Graham - Phonics support and LKS2 team

Miss L Emmerson - Nurture team, first-aid, well-being team and UKS2 support

Mrs S Constantine - Physical Learning Environment Team and EY support

Miss T Cass - First-aid and LKS2 support


Mr A Basey - Site Supervisor

Mrs S Moon - School Cook

Mrs S Athey - Kitchen Support and Breakfast Club

Miss A Gaffney - Kitchen Support

Mrs D Simpson - Lunchtime Supervisor and After School Care

Mrs A Nossiter - Lunchtime Supervisory Assistant












We are a Rights Respecting School...

The best interests of the child must be a top priority in all decisions and actions that affect children - Article 3