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    Meet the Team

    Thorpe Church of England Primary School Staff 2022

    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

    Miss Lisa Wallage - Class Teacher SLT

    Mrs Naomi Warren - Class Teacher  (Fri)

    Mrs Lisa Sevier - Teaching Assistant 

    Mrs Christine Manning - Teaching Assistant 

    Mrs Jilly Chamberlain - Special Needs Assistant

    Mrs Lottie Ives - Special Needs Assistant

    Year  1

    Mrs Barbara Kaul - Class Teacher

    Mrs Naomi Warren - Class Teacher (Thurs)

    Mrs Nicky Gardner - Teaching Assistant 

    Mrs Sandra Elmer - Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Ravwinder Chana - Special Needs Assistant

    Year  2

    Mrs Alyson Graham - Class Teacher (Mon, Tues & Wed)

    Mrs Kimberely George - Class Teacher (Wed, Thurs & Fri)

    Mrs Katherine Wade - Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Jilly Chamberlain - Special Needs Assistant

    Year  3

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

    Mrs Anna Vassallo – Class Teacher (Thurs & Fri)

    Mrs Hollie Lucas - Teaching Assistant

    Year  4

    Mrs Emma Whenman - Class Teacher

    Mrs Hollie Lucas - Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Anna Tambaro - Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Lisa McLaren - Teaching Assistant

    Year  5

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

    Ms Laura White - Class Teacher SLT Deputy Head (Thurs & Fri)

    Mrs Anna Tambaro - Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Natalie Sims - Special Needs Assistant

    Year  6

    Mrs Sarah D'Abreo – Class Teacher

    Mrs Lisa McLaren - Teaching Assistant

    Mrs Dianne Glazier - Special Needs Assistant

    Mrs Lisa Mellor - Speical Needs Assistant

    More Thorpe Team

    Mrs Susan Holmes - School Business Manager SLT

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

    Mrs Claire Tiller - Office Administrator

    Mrs Melanie Wright - Office Administrator 

    Mr Richard Lubbock - Site Manager

    Mr Steve Orriss - Sports specialist

    Mr Jack Mazzone – Sports specialist

    Mrs Gillian Pearce - School Cook

    Mrs Lisa Rookes - Catering Assistant

    Mrs Lottie Ives - Lunchtime Supervisor