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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
  • Computing
  • Extra Curricular activities

Year 5

Mrs K Yarnold

  • Year 5 Teacher
  • DDSL
  • SLT
  • Music Co-ordinator
  • RE Co-ordinator

  • EVC Co-ordinator

Year 4

Mrs J Raymond

  • Year 4 Teacher

Year 3


Miss O'Donnell


  • Year 3 Teacher

Year 2

Miss E Price

  • Year 2 Teacher
  • SEND Co-ordinator
  • Mental Health
  • DDSL


Mrs L Simmons

Maternity leave

Year 1

Miss J Yates

Year 1 Teacher



Mrs E McGovern

PPA Cover






Mrs K Morris Year 6




Mrs D Johnson Year Reception




Mrs J Ryan Year 2



Teaching Assistants


Mrs D Johnson - Year Reception

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

Mrs K Morris - Year 6

Miss L Fegan Years R-6





Teaching Assistants


Miss L Fegan


Mrs C Stanley




Miss H Gittings


Mrs D Johnson


Mrs D Murphy



Mrs J Ryan



Mrs L Walsh




Mrs K Morris

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