Thurlstone Primary School - Putting Learning at the Heart of the Community

Meet the Staff!

The team here at Thurlstone Primary is enthusiastic and friendly. We’re dedicated to our jobs and doing the best for the children and it’s this commitment that helped us achieve our Outstanding status from Ofsted in November 2015.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the staff directly – we’re here to help.

Mrs Charlotte Gibbins


P.E and curriculum development

Miss Kate Brown

YEAR 1 -The Rockets and Assistant Head

Leader of phonics and Leader of Assessment.

Mr Robert Powell

YEAR 6 - The Great Explorers

Leader of writing

Mrs Charlotte Charlesworth

YEAR 5 - The Warriors

Miss Rachel Houghton

YEAR 4 - The Wizards

Leader of reading

Mrs Helen Smeaton

YEAR 3 - The Monstars

Leader of maths

Miss Donna Collins

YEAR 2 - The Wise Owls and SENDco

SENDco and joint writing leader

Mrs Zoe Clayton

RECEPTION - The Superheroes

Foundation Stage leader and curriculum leader

Mrs Claire Wood

Teaching Assistant and YEAR 1 - The Rockets

Cover supervisor.

Mrs Lisa Hincliffe

HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

Joint leader of P.E, Leader of SMSA team (school meal supervisors).

Mrs Jill Saccomando - TA

Teaching Assistant

Ms Nicola Downey

Teaching Assistant

Miss Carla Whitwam

Teaching Assistant

Miss Rebecca Alderton

Teaching Assistant

Mr Steven Skidmore

Teaching assistant

Mrs Ellie Waddington

Teaching Assistant