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Meet the Team

Thorpe Church of England Primary School Staff 2020

One Form Entry Primary School

All staff have regular Safeguarding Training, enhanced DBS checks and the majority have First Aid Training some with a paediatric qualification.  Our wonderful team includes: Teachers, Teaching Assistants, Special Needs Assistants, Administration Personnel, Site Manager, Lunch Supervisors, Peripatetic Teachers, Sports Coaches and the lovely ladies who make all the food; our Catering Staff.

Headteacher Mrs Helen Southgate
Deputy Head Miss Laura White (Wed, Thurs & Fri) 
 SENCO Mrs Carly Orriss 

Year R

Mrs Paula Fisher - Class Teacher SLT

Mrs Mary-Anne Tudhope - Class Teacher  (Weds pm)

Mrs Lisa Sevier - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Christine Manning - Special Needs Assistant 

Year  1

Miss Lisa Wallage - Class Teacher SLT

Ms Alyson Graham - Class Teacher

Mrs Nicky Gardner - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Sandra Elmer - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Nicky McLoughlin - Special Needs Assistant

Year  2

Mrs Sharon Osborne - Class Teacher (Mon, Tues & Wed)

Mrs Naomi Warren - Class Teacher (Thurs & Friday)

Mrs Tracy Betteridge - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Katherine Wade - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jill Chamberlain - Special Needs Assistant

Year  3

Mrs Anna Vassallo – Class Teacher  Mon, Tues, Wed

Miss Laura White - Class Teacher  Thurs, Friday

Mrs Hollie Lucas - Teaching Assistant

Year  4

Mrs Mandy Ambridge - Class Teacher (Mon, Tues & Weds am) SLT

Mrs Kimberley George – Class Teacher (Weds pm, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Gill Heywood – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lisa McLaren  - Teaching Assistant

Year  5

Miss Sophie Nicholson - Class Teacher SLT

Mrs Lisa Mellor - Special Needs Assistant

Mrs Dianne Glazier - Special Needs Assistant

Mrs Anna Tambaro - Teaching Assistant

Year  6

Mrs Susan Howie – Class Teacher

Mrs Clare Tiller - Teaching Assistant

More Thorpe Team

Mrs Susan Holmes - School Business Manager SLT

Mrs Vivien Neathey - PA to Headteacher (Mon-Thurs inclusive) SLT

Mrs Claire Tiller - Office Administrator

Mrs Melanie Wright - Office Administrator 

Mr Richard Lubbock - Site Manager

Mr Steve Orriss - Sports specialist

Mr Mazzone – Sports specialist

Mrs Jill Chamberlain – TRACKS Literacy Support

Mrs Gillian Pearce - School Cook

Mrs Debbie Sands - Catering Assistant

Mrs Lisa Rookes - Catering Assistant

Mrs Lottie Ives - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs Dianne Glazier - Lunchtime Supervisor and SNA 1:1