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Junior Academy

Meet our Staff



Senior Leadership Team:

Mrs R Pryme- Executive Principal

Mr B Jacklin - Head of School

Mrs D Pilcher


Mrs M York

Curriculum and SMSC Leader and Year 6 Teacher

Mrs H Smith

Raising Standards Leader 

Mrs K Watts

Maths Leader

Miss A Shephard

English Leader

Key staff including teaching and support-

Mrs D Conway

Year 6 Teacher and Science Leader

Miss C Smith

Year 6 Teacher and Music Leader

Mr A Johnston

Year 5 Teacher, Creative Technology and Art Leader

Mrs D Krohnen

Year 5 Teacher and Geography Leader 

Miss B Dehaney

Y5 Teacher

Miss E Massey

Year 4 Teacher and MFL and RE Leader

Miss K Yarsley

Year 4 Teacher and History Leader

Miss H Spencer

Year 4 Teacher and PSHE and Careers and Employability Leader

Mrs L Pickering

Year 3 Teacher and Y3/4 Phase Leader, Computing and Digital Learning Leader

Ms S Johnson

Year 3 teacher and PE Leader

Mr D Smith

Year 3 Teacher and Outdoor Learning Leader

Mrs D Pries

Pastoral/SEND Manager

Mrs N Vincent

Family Key Worker

Miss K Parker and Mrs J Gowshall

Pastoral Support Assistants

Mrs R. Jones

Cover Supervisor

Mrs H. Farrell

Cover Supervisor

Mrs D Yarnold

Cover Supervisor

Mrs L Thom

Senior Administrator

Mrs S Rowson

Attendance Officer

In addition to the above, the academy is well-supported by a team of experienced, caring and capable teaching assistants allocated to each class. Our office staff will provide any information you need and our site staff look after the academy building led by Mr M. Tempest.  At dinnertime, our midday supervisors look after the children's needs.