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St Columba’s is a Catholic school with Christ’s teachings of love, peace and justice at the heart of all we do

Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!

 Executive Principal

Mrs R Nash


  • DDSL
  • School Evaluation
  • Staffing
  • SLT
  • Academy Committee Representative
  • Recruitment
  • Performance Management
  • Standards
  • Budget
  • Catholic Life
  • Parents Forum

Head of School


Mrs J McAleenan

  • DSL
  • Attendance
  • Behaviour & Safety
  • CPD
  • SLT
  • Staffing
  • Interventions
  • Performance Management
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Lunchtime Supervisors
  • PPA/Timetables
  • Pupil Premium

Assistant Head Teacher

Mrs L Nixon


  • Reception Class Teacher
  • Leader of learning in English
  • Inclusion
  • Assessments
  • DDSL
  • SLT
  • PPA
  • Students

Assistant Head Teacher



Mr A Keaveny

  • Year 6 Teacher
  • KS2 Phase Leader
  • Leader of learning in Mathematics
  • DDSL
  • SLT
  • NQT Mentor
  • Computing
  • Extra Curricular activities

Year 5

Miss H Gibson

  • Year 5 Teacher
  • Music co-ordinator
  • Science co-ordinator

Year 4

Mrs D Hickey

  • Year 4 Teacher
  • PE and Sports co-ordinator

Year 3

Miss E Price

  • Year 3 Teacher
  • SEND Coordinator
  • Art/ DT Co-ordinator

Year 2

Mrs L Simmons

  • Year 2 Teacher
  • KS1 Phase Leader
  • R.E. Coordinator
  • DDSL
  • SLT
  • Website

Year 1


Mrs E McGovern

  • Year 1 Teacher
  • PSHE/ British Values Coordinator
  • School Eco Council






Mrs K Morris



Teaching Assistants

Mrs Y Denning



Mrs C Stanley




Miss H Gittings


Mrs D Johnson


Mrs D Murphy



Mrs J Ryan



Mrs L Walsh





Support Staff

Office Manager

Miss T McHendry

Administration Assistant

Mrs M York-Harris

Clerical Support

Mrs T Burton

Building Services Manager

Mr Thomas McCann


Cleaning Staff

Mrs J Gallagher

Cleaning Staff

Ms S Bojang

Kitchen Staff

Mrs D Hyslop

Kitchen Staff

Mrs J Gallagher

Kitchen Staff

Mrs M Meredith

Head Supervisor

Mrs D Arabpour


Mrs L Sirrell


Mrs A Jarvis


Miss K Jarvis


Miss K Gregory


Mrs K Larkin


Ms A Cowan

Family Support Worker






Mrs R Ryland