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Mr K Duggan

Mr Duggan is the headteacher and has been with the school since 2004. He has overall responsibility for the management of the school, and is the PIC and Fire Officer. He is responsible for liaison with the school governors. His other duties include Staff appointment, school development, curriculum review, attendance and exclusions,. He is a school governor and is the Designated Safeguarding Officer


Mrs C Jenkinson

Mrs Jenkinson is the Deputy Head. She has many roles within the school including Teaching and Learning, Curriculum, Assessment and Pupil Progress, Numeracy Leader, Science support, G & T and Transition  Co-ordinator, NQT Mentor, ITT and Placement co-ordinator and deputy designated person for children protection. Mrs Jenkinson is teaching in Year 6 this year. She also runs the school parliament and is a school governor. She is also the PTSA hub leader for Science.


Mrs S-J Collins

Mrs Collins is the Foundation and KS 1 leader, and she is also a member of the Senior Leadership team. She is responsible for English in KS1 and is the Read Write Inc manager. She is a staff governor


Ms A Palmer

Ms Palmer is our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator and works two days a week.



Mrs C Brinkhurst

Mrs Brinkhurst has been working at Victoria Road Primary School since September 2007. She is currently teaching Year 2 with Miss Bates. She works part time and teaches Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mrs Brinkhurst is also Science co-ordinator for the school. She is  interested in lots of sporting activities.


Mr J McCann

Mr McCann teaches in Year 1 and is the Computing and Social Media Leader.


Miss Bates

Miss Bates has been teaching at Victoria Road since September 2008. She currently works with the children in Year 2 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Miss Bates coordinates Religious Education and also has responsibility for PSHEE, UNICEF Rights of the Child,  and any aspects of Citizenship in the school. She has experience across both Key Stages 1 and 2.


Mrs L Booth

Mrs Booth has responsibility for  Modern Foreign Languages and Learning in the Natural Environment. She job shares with Mrs Jenkinson in year 6 and works on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. She enjoys getting the children outside to learn and hope to develop more opportunities across the curriculum.


Mrs Owen

Mrs Owen joined Victoria Road in September from a school in Cornwall. She teaches Year 5 and job shares with Mrs Ferguson. She has a passion for PE and is the whole school leader. She enjoys working alongside children to help them achieve their full potential. She is also responsible for KS2 English.


Mrs V Ferguson

Mrs Ferguson is class teacher in Year 5, and has just returned from maternity leave.

She is the whole school Co-ordinator for Geography and Sustainability.

Mrs H Lavis

Mrs Lavis teaches in Year 4. She is responsible for Design Technology, Art and Display, and is the 'Let's Get Cooking' lead teacher. She also runs the 'Heroes Military Club' for service family children.


Mrs N Beswetherick

Mrs Beswetherick teaches part time in Year 4 and she has a passion for Music, leading Glee Club, and Basketball. She is the Music and Assembly Co-ordinator.


Miss R Bulmer

Mrs Bulmer is covering for Mrs Besweatherick whilst she is on Maternity leave.


Miss A Riddell

Miss Riddell is the class teacher in Year 3. She is the History, Fair Trade  and International Schools Leader, and provides MFL support.


Mrs T Bennett

Teaching Assistant in Year 1 - SEN, Medical, First Aid and Intimate Care, Early Years and NVQ 3, Makaton trained, Read Write Inc.


Mrs Petrie

Mrs Petrie works as a TA in year 2. First Aid, NVQ 3 in Children's Care, Learning and Development, TEACCH trained, Read Write Inc.

Mrs Fisher

Mrs Fisher is a Teaching Assistant, who currently supports in year 4 and for many years have worked in upper KS2. In the role of the ELSA TA she supports children with specific emotional needs through group work. She enjoys going on residentials to both France and Barton Hall. She runs lunchtime clubs which include Homework and iPad. First Aider.



Mrs K Sandell

Mrs Sandell is a Teaching Assistant, working in Foundation- National Diploma In Nursery Nursing (NNEB) (NVQ 3), Early Years Trained Teaching Assistant, First Aid Trained, Intimate Care, SEN, Teaching Assistant currently working across both Key Stages.


Mrs S Spry

Mrs Spry has had 13 years experience as a teaching assistant and works in Year 3 as a general TA and 1:1 support. She has an NVQ in support teaching and learning ,  level 1 netball coaching certificate  and is a First Aider.

She works closely with the PE co-ordinator to arrange sporting events and also accompany children to these events and has a passion for sport.


Mrs G Smith

Mrs Smith is the Year 6 Teaching Assistant, Speaking and Listening/ Speech and Language.



Mrs J Treeby

Mrs Treeby works in year 5. Numicon, SEN Classroom support, NVQ 3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning, First Aid.


Mrs D Yorke

Mrs Yorke  currently works in Year 3 supporting 1:1 and general T.A role. She is trained in Clicker 6, Intimate Care, Motor Skills Utd and Read Write Inc, and has an NVQ 3 in Support Teaching and Learning.


Mrs M Burnett

Mrs Burnett is the schools Business Manager


Mrs T Catterall

Mrs Catterall works in the School Office and is one of the first points of contact for the school. 


Mrs N Wilkes- Harris

Mrs Harris is our Kitchen Manager.


Mrs A Phipps

Mrs Phipps is our catering assistant.


Mrs S Austin

Mrs Austin is our Mealtime Supervisor


Mrs K Whear

Mealtime Assistant and Lunch Time First Aider


Mrs D Brogan

Mealtime Assistant


Mrs S Wood

Mealtime assistant

Mrs S Belton

Meal time Assistant



Mrs L Crisp

Meal time Assistant


Dr J Hollaway


Mrs S Lester

School Cleaner


Mrs C Dunridge

School cleaner