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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) Adoption Leave
ACTING SENCO Mrs Lisa Overin (Thurs) (Mrs Carly Orriss Maternity Leave)

Year R

Mrs Paula Fisher - Class Teacher SLT

Mrs Lisa Sevier - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Christine Manning - Special Needs Assistant 

Year  1

Mrs Lisa Wallage – Class Teacher 

Mrs Nicky Gardner - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Sandra Elmer - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jill Chamberlain - Special Needs Assistant

Year  2

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

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

Mrs Tracy Betteridge - Teaching Assistant 

Mrs Katherine Wade - Teaching Assistant

Year  3

Mrs Anna Vassallo – Class Teacher  

Mrs Mary Ann Tudhope - Class Teacher

Vacancy - Teaching 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 Lisa Mellor - Teaching Assistant

Mrs L McLaren  - Teaching Assistant

Year  5

Mrs Sophie Nicholson - Class Teacher

Miss Yazmin Begum - Teaching Assistant

Year  6

Mrs Susan Howie – Class Teacher

Mrs Clare Tiller - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Johanna Clark - 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