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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
  • School Standards Committee Representative
  • Recruitment
  • Performance Management
  • Standards
  • Budget
  • Catholic Life
  • Website

Head of School


Mrs L Southerton

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

Assistant Principal


Mrs L Nixon


  • Reception Class Teacher
  • EYFS/ KS1 Phase Leader
  • English co-ordinator in EYFS and KS1
  • Art co-ordinator
  • DDSL
  • SLT

Assistant Principal



Mrs L Simmons

  • Year 3 Teacher
  • KS2 Phase Leader
  • RE, Catholic Life and Collective Worship Co-ordinator
  • DDSL
  • SLT

Year One

Mrs K McNally

Year 1 TeacherScience / Forest Schools co-ordinatorEco schoolsnote

Year Two


Mrs G Butler

Year Two Class teacher


History/ Geography co-ordinator

DT co-ordinator

Year Three


Mrs K Yarnold



Year Three Teacher 
Music lead

Year Four

Mrs J Raymond

Year Four Teacher
Maths lead
School Council lead

Year Five

Mr C Richards

Year Five Class Teacher


Miss E Price/ maternity leave 1st October 2020

  •  Class Teacher based in Yr 6 for September 2020 to support Yr 5 transition to Yr 6
  • Mental Health

Year Six



Mr J Ryan

Year Six Class teacher

English KS2

Mentor for students/ NQT


Teaching Assistants


Mrs D Johnson- currently on long term sick (HLTA)

Miss L Fegan - Reception

Mrs J Ryan - Reception (HLTA)

Mrs L Walsh - Reception

Mrs D Brown Year 1

Mrs C Stanley Year 2

Miss H Gittings - Year 3

Mr H Ali - Year 4

Mrs D Murphy - Year 5

Mrs K Morris - Year 6 (HLTA)








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

Mrs M York-Harris


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 L Sirrell


Mrs A Jarvis


Miss K Gregory


Mrs K Larkin


Ms A Cowan

Family Support Worker