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


Curriculum Leader.

Miss Kate Brown

Year 1 -The Rockets

Assistant Head. Leader of phonics and Leader of Assessment. Thrive Practitioner

Mr Nick Peace

Year 6 - The Great Explorers

Curriculum Leader

Miss Rachel Houghton

Year 5 - The Wizards

Leader of Reading

Mr Wayne Hughes

Year 4 - The Warriors

Mrs Helen Smeaton

Year 3 - The Monstars

Leader of Writing

Miss Donna Collins

Year 2 - The Wise Owls

SENDco and Thrive Practitioner

Mrs Louise Stokoe

Reception - The Superheroes

Foundation Stage leader and maths leader

Mrs Claire Wood

Year 1 - The Rockets

Cover supervisor.

Mr Guy Foster

P.E teacher and P4Sport Manager

Mrs Lisa Hincliffe

HLTA (Higher Level Teaching Assistant)

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

Ms Nicola Downey

Teaching Assistant

Thrive Practitioner

Miss Carla Whitwam

Teaching Assistant

Miss Rebecca Alderton

Teaching Assistant

Mr Steven Skidmore

Teaching assistant

Ms Gaynor Parry

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Penny Spencer

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Julie Youel

Teaching Assistant

Miss Rachael Peace

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Amanda Warttig

Senior Office Administrator

Mrs Andrea Dransfield

Office Administrator

Mrs Kate Morritt

Office Administrator

Mr Roy Taylor

Premises Manager