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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
  • Maths co-ordinator 

Assistant Principal

Mrs L Nixon




  • Year 2 Class Teacher


  • EYFS/ KS1 Phase Leader
  • RE/ Collective Worship and Catholic Life lead
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • SLT

Assistant Principal

Mrs L Simmons


  • Year 5 Teacher


  • KS2 Phase Leader
  • English co-ordinator 
  • Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • SLT


Mrs K McNally


Reception  Teacher


Science / Forest Schools co-ordinator

Eco schools





Mrs K Yarnold




Music co-ordinator
Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Educational Visits co-ordinator

Mental Health lead


Mrs J Raymond


Year 1 Teacher

PE/ Sports co-ordinator
School Council co-ordinator


Miss N Clifford




  Year 3 Teacher


Mr C Richards


Year 4 Class Teacher


Computing co-ordinator


Miss E Price


  • Year 5  Class Teacher 
  • PSHE/ RSE co-ordinator 
  • Art/ DT co-ordinator 


Miss C Corrigan





         Year 6 Class Teacher

  • History and Geography co-ordinator


Teaching Assistants


Mrs L Walsh Reception 

Mrs D Murphy - Reception

Mrs C Stanley Year 1

Mrs D Brown Year 2

Mr H Ali - Year 3 

Miss H Gittings - Year 4 (HLTA)

Mrs J Ryan - Year 5  (HLTA)

Mrs K Morris - Year 6 (HLTA)

Miss L Horsley (1:1 support)








Teaching Assistants

Mrs J Ryan - HLTA Year 5 


Mrs K Morris - HLTA

Year 6 



Miss H Gittings/ HLTA 

Year 4

Mrs C Stanley

Year 1 

Mrs D Murphy



Mrs L Walsh



Mr H Ali

Year 3 



Mrs D Brown 

Year 2 



Support Staff


                        Office Manager


                    Mrs M York-Harris

              Office Assistant 


               Mrs K Styles

   Building Services Manager


Mr Thomas McCann




                          Miss G Austin

              Cleaning Staff


           Mrs S Mambonzo

         Kitchen Staff

        Mrs D Hyslop

           Kitchen Staff/Cleaning staff


                         Mrs J Gallagher

            Kitchen Staff

          Mrs M Meredith

         Head Supervisor

          Mrs L Sirrell


           Mrs A Jarvis



           Mrs K Larkin



             Miss K Gregory



Ms A Cowan