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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


  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead (DDSL)
  • School Evaluation
  • Staffing
  • SLT
  • Academy Committee Representative
  • Recruitment
  • Performance Management
  • Standards
  • Budget
  • Catholic Life
  • Parents Forum
  • Website

Head of School


Mrs J McAleenan

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (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
  • EYFS/ KS1 Phase Leader
  • Leader of learning in English
  • Art co-ordinator
  • DDSL
  • SLT

Assistant Head Teacher



Mr A Keaveny

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

Year 5


Mrs K Yarnold

  • Year 5 Teacher
  • Music co-ordinator
  • RE  co-ordinator
  • SLT

Year 4


Mrs J Raymond

  • Year 4 Teacher

Year Three




Mr Holloway


  • Year Three Teacher
  • Science co-ordinator
  • History and Geography co-ordinator

Year 2

Miss E Price

  • Year 2 Teacher
  • SEND Coordinator
  • Mental Health
  • DDSL


Mrs L Simmons

Maternity leave

Year 1

Miss J Yates

Year 1 Teacher



Mrs E McGovern

Maternity leave






Mrs K Morris Year Six







Mrs D Johnson Year Reception







Mrs J Ryan Year 2



Teaching Assistants


Miss  H Gittings Year 1

Mrs J Ryan Year 2

Mrs C Stanley Year 3

Mrs D Murphy Year 4

Mrs L. Walsh Year 5

Miss Fegan Years R-6





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