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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!





Mrs L Southerton

  • Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)
  • Attendance
  • Behaviour & Safety
  • CPD
  • SLT
  • Staffing
  • Interventions
  • Performance Management
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Lunchtime Supervisors
  • PPA/Timetables
  • Pupil Premium
  • School Evaluation
  • School Standards Committee Representative
  • Recruitment
  • Performance Management
  • Standards
  • Budget
  • Catholic Life
  • Website

Assistant Principal

Mrs L Nixon




  • Year 2 Class Teacher


  • KS1 Phase Leader
  • PE/ Sports lead
  • Art lead
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • SLT

Assistant Principal

Mrs L Simmons




  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • RE/ Collective Worship and Catholic Life lead
  • RSE Lead
  • SLT


Mrs K Yarnold




SENDCo / Reception class teacher


  • EYFS Phase Leader
  • French lead
  • Music lead
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Educational Visits co-ordinator
  • SLT
  • Mental Health lead






    Mrs K McNally




    Year 4 Class  Teacher


    • Reading Lead
    • Forest School lead
    • Eco schools
    • Key stage 2 lead

      Mr C Richards


      Year 5 Class Teacher


      • Maths lead
      • Computing lead


      Mrs J Raymond


      Year 6 Class Teacher


      • DT lead
      • Science lead
      • School Parliament lead


      Miss N Clifford





      Year 3 Teacher

      • History/ Geography lead

      Mrs S Brassington



      Reception and Year 1 Teacher

      • Music lead 
      • PSHE lead



        Miss E Price



        Year 1 Teacher

        • Writing lead


        Teaching Assistants



        Mrs J Ryan - Reception  (HLTA)

        Mrs C Stanley - Year 1

        Miss A Ward - Year 2

        Mr H Ali - Year 3 

        Mrs V Doughty - Year 4 

        Miss H Gittings - Year 5 (HLTA)

        Mrs K Morris - Year 6 (HLTA)









        Teaching Assistants

        Mrs J Ryan - HLTA Reception


        Mrs K Morris - HLTA

        Year 6 



        Miss H Gittings/ HLTA 

        Year 2

        Mrs C Stanley

        Year 1 


        Miss A Ward

        Year 5


        Mrs V Doughty

        Year 4



        Mr H Ali

        Year 3 





        Support Staff


                                Office Manager


                            Mrs M York-Harris

                      Office Assistant 


                       Mrs K Styles



                                    Cleaning Staff


                                  Miss L Kabangu

                      Cleaning Staff


                   Mrs S Mambonzo


                   Kitchen Staff


                                 Mrs J Gallagher

                    Kitchen Staff

                  Mrs M Meredith

                 Head Lunchtime Supervisor

                  Mrs L Sirrell

         Lunchtime Supervisor

        Miss G Austin      

                         Lunchtime Supervisor


                   Mrs K Larkin



        Lunchtime Supervisor

        Ms A Cowan












        Lunchtime Supervisor


             Miss K Gregory