Primary School

Aim High

Who's Who

Meet the staff at our school:

Headteacher Mr Justin Bartlett  
Designated Safeguarding Lead

Educational Visits Coordinator

Deputy Headteacher Mrs Angela Thomas
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead

Deputy Educational Visits Coordinator

Curriculum Lead

Pupil Premium Lead

Assessment Lead


Inclusion Lead/Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator Mrs Nadine Ricketts (Designated Teacher for Looked After Children/ phonics interventions/ netball coach). Mrs Ricketts also supports the Local Authority as an SEN expert on independent review panels.

If you need to contact Mrs Ricketts please use the school phone number or alternatively use the main email address (see the Contact Us section) marking FAO Mrs Ricketts (SENCO)
Pastoral Support Worker/ Home School Link Worker Mrs Tammy Shuker

Castle Primary School has an experienced and committed staff.  We are a Leadership Development School, registered with the National College for Leadership of Schools. We believe that to ensure the best outcomes for our children it is important for staff to be continually updating their practice and developing their expertise.

Year R
Squirrels Class Mrs Helen Jackson (EYS Lead / Music Manager) /Mrs Sarah Forsey (Library Manager) 

Hedgehogs Class Miss Libby Roberts
Early Years Assistants
Mrs Nicki Martin,  Mrs Elaine Crowe and Ms Kerry Wilkinson
Special Needs Assistants: Ms Sophie Carr, Mrs Debbie Bloss, Mrs Laura Merryweather

Year 1
Class 1D Mrs Gemma Oughton 
Class 1M Mrs Jane McNulty (PSHE/P4C Manager) 
Teaching Assistants
Mrs Jannine Bartholomew & Mrs Caroline Jurd
Special Needs Assistants  Mrs Alison Stokes, Mrs Teresa Pearce


Year 2
Class 2J Mr Andrew Jackson (Team Leader for Key Stage 1/
Maths lead/ Performing Arts Manager)
Class 2B Ms Samantha Battes (Geography Manager)
Teaching Assistant Ms Kelly Banks, 
Special Needs Assistants Mrs Natalie Cross,, Ms Esme Scovell, Ms Kerry Wilkinson, Ms Fiona Stewart.

Year 3
Class 3F Mrs Gen Lodge (RE Manager)/ Mrs Kelly Pinhorne (Collective worship/ assembly Lead)
Class 3B Mr Richard Bailey (Maths lead/ Computing lead)
Teaching Assistant Mrs Carol Gray
Special Needs Assistants Ms Danielle Gould, Ms Saffron Smith

Year 4

Class 4M Mrs Nicola Murphy (Team Leader for Key Stage 2 / History Manager/ Well-being Lead)

Class 4T Mr Sean Taylor (School Council Lead)

Teaching Assistant Mrs Ruth Gutman
Special Needs Assistant  Mrs Helen Lewis, Ms Megan Clothier, Ms Laura Withers,


Year 5
Class 5B Mrs Kristine Barker (DT Manager / 
Trailblazer, School Grounds Manager)
Class  5F  Mrs Zoe Flanagan (Science Manager)
Teaching Assistant Mrs Sally Rogers
Special Needs Assistants Mr Elliot Feltham, Mrs Louise White, Mrs Carol Heather

Year 6
Class 6B Mr Lewis Banner (PE Manager)
Class 6L Mr Andrew Loneragan (Team Leader for Key stage 2 / English/Phonics Manager / Modern Foreign Languages Manager)
Teaching Assistant  Mrs Nicola Lipsham 
Special Needs Assistants Mrs Louise White,  Mrs Louise Edwards,

PPA teachers Mrs Lynwen Pitchford (Art Manager), Mrs Sara Rugman (phonics interventions)

Assistant Performing Arts Lead (choreography and dance) Mr Elliot Feltham

School Librarian Mrs Alison Barron

School Business Manager & Data Protection Officer Mrs Linda Houlton
Administrative Officer Ms Katherine Toogood
Administrative Assistants  Ms Lucy Francis 

Site Manager Mr Paul Thomas
Cleaning Team: Ms Lynda Gee, Mrs Nicola Way, Ms Terasa Haines, Ms Catalina Grigore
Lunchtime Supervisors: Ms Kerry Wilkinson, Ms Laura Withers, Ms Kelly Banks,  Mrs Nasima Choudhury, Ms Megan Clothier, Mrs Caroline Cooper, Mrs Elaine Crowe, Mrs Teresa Pearce,  Mrs Alison Stokes, Mrs Mui Kwai Wan, Mrs Louise White,  Ms Terasa Haines, Miss Saffron Smith and Mrs Victoria Wilkie
The Senior Management Team consists of:


Deputy Headteacher

SENCO/ Inclusion Lead

Team Leaders (x3)