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Meet the Team

Thorpe Church of England Primary School Staff 2019 - 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) Adoption Leave
ACTING SENCO Mrs Lisa Overin (Thurs) (Mrs Carly Orriss Maternity Leave)

Year R

Mrs Paula Fisher - Class Teacher SLT

Mrs Sandra Elmer – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lisa Sevier - Teaching Assistant (Mondays)

Mrs Christine Manning - Special Needs Assistant (Mon, Tues, Weds)

Mrs Lisa Mellor - Special Needs Assistant (Weds, Thurs, Fri)

Year  1

Mrs Anna Vassallo – Class Teacher 

Mrs Mary Anne Tudhope - Class Teacher (Mon & Tues pm)

Mrs Tracy Betteridge - Teaching Assistant (Mon, Tues & Weds)

Mrs Lisa Sevier - Teaching Assistant (Thurs & Fri)

Year  2

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

Ms Alyson Graham - Class Teacher (Wed pm, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Nicky Gardner - Teaching Assistant (Mon, Tues & Wed)

Mrs Lisa Mellor - Teaching Assistant (Wed, Thurs & Fri)

Year  3

Mrs Lisa Wallage – Class Teacher  

Mrs Tracy Courtier-Bergman - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Jill Chamberlain - Special Needs Assistant

Year  4

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

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

Mrs Gill Heywood – Teaching Assistant

Mrs Katherine Wade - Teaching Assistant

Year  5

Mrs Sophie Nicholson - Class Teacher

Miss Yazmin Begum - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Johanna Clarke - Special Needs Assistant

Year  6

Mrs Susan Howie – Class Teacher

Mrs Clare Tiller - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Lisa McLaren - Teaching Assistant

More Thorpe Team

Mrs Susan Holmes - School Business Manager

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

Mrs Helen Thompson - Office Administrator (Mon, Thurs & Fri)

Mrs Melanie Wright - Office Administrator (Tues, Weds & Fri)

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