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 PHSCE leader.

Miss Kate Brown

Assistant head/Class 2 Teacher

Leader of Writing/Leader of Assessment.

Mr Robert Powell

Class 6 Teacher

SENCo and co-maths leader

Miss Donna Collins

Class 3 Teacher and SENDco

Library organiser and SENCo shadow

Mrs Zoe Clayton

Class 1 Teacher

Foundation Stage leader and joint maths leader.

Mrs Helen Smeaton

Class 4 Teacher

Leader of the School Council and pupil voice

Miss Rachel Houghton

Class 5 Teacher

Miss Hayley Little -Class 2 teacher

Class 2 teacher

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

Mrs Claire Wood

Teaching Assistant

Cover supervisor.

Ms Nicola Downey

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Alison Mountain

Teaching Assistant

Miss Rebecca Alderton - TA

Teaching assistant