Executive Headteacher : Mr Christopher MJ Metcalfe, BEd (Hons) MA NPQH NPQEL FCCT
Chris is currently Executive Headteacher for St Margaret's CE Primary School and is passionate about education; giving children the best opportunities for success. He is the substantive Headteacher for St Margaret's with over twenty years headship in three distinctlively different schools, is a father of three children and has recently been awarded a Masters in Educational Management with Chester University at Distinction level. Chris is the Executive Headteacher of School Improvement for Warrington Borough Council, leading the co-ordination of the LA's Advisory Team of 10 staff. Chris is a Local Leader of Education with Warrington Teaching School Alliance and works for the inspectorate, OFSTED. He is a Chair of Governors of an outstanding Church of England High School Academy. Chris has successfully completed studies to gain the National Professional Qualification for Executive Leadership, is a Fellow of the Chartered College for Teaching and is currently studying for a Doctorate in Educational Leadership.
Head of School: Mr Matthew Boyle, BA (Hons) QTS NPQH
Matthew is currently the Head of School providing day-to-day management of the school, line managing the staff team and co-ordinating its activities and events. Prior to this role he has been a Deputy Headteacher for over six years in two different church schools. He is a father of three children with a degree in Primary Education and History. Matthew is a Lead Moderator at KS2 for Warrington Borough Council, Local Authority. Amongst other interests, he is a keen supporter of football and rugby league .
Matthew supports the Exective Headteacher in being the strategic lead for professional development, assessment and subject leadership development. Matthew has recently been awarded the National Professional Qualification for Headship.
Assistant Headteacher - Standards (Pupil Premium): Mrs Amanda Meager, BEd (Hons) QTS
With industry experience in the IT sector, Amanda has significant teaching and leadership experience. Outward looking and seeking the very best practice, Amanda has been sought as a Specialist Leader in Education, awaiting accreditation by the school's Teaching School Alliance. Amanda is a Teaching School Alliance wide Lead Mentor for Associate Teachers in the School Direct programme.
Amanda supports the Executive Headteacher in championing the development of Curriculum and in the achievement of those in receipt of Pupil Premium, ensuring staff provide appropriate provision though Closing the Gap (or Diminishing Difference) Plans. She line manages the Achievement Teachers and Mentor team.
Assistant Headteacher - Inclusion: Miss Emma Fleming, BA (Hons), PGCE (Psychology) QTS
Emma has a broad range of experience in special educational needs and working with vulnerable pupils. This has included working in a Pupil Referral Unit, as an accredited Every Child a Reader teacher.
Emma has completing the national accreditation for SENCO's, the Postgraduate Cerificate in SEN. Emma supports the Executive Headteacher in leading the provision for Vulnerable Pupils including those with Special Educational Needs and Disability, those with additional support from Early Help and Social Care and those with additional barriers such as attendance, medical needs or those with English as an Additional Language.
Emma is the Designated Safeguarding Lead and Designated Teacher for Looked After Children.
Emma is supported by Sue Kirby our Early Help & Family Support Worker, Laura Albon our SEN Case Worker and Joanna Brown our Pastoral and Safeguarding Manager.
Administration, Technical & Site Team
Executive Headteacher's Secretary (Admissions Enquiries and Governance Professional): Mrs Ann McGuiness
School Business Manager : Mrs Penny Harland
Enquiries Administrative Assistant (Parent Pay, Catering, Uniform) : Mrs Julie Hennessey
Support Services Assistant (Attendance, SMILE Lettings & Admin to Head of School) : Mrs Yvonne Leigh
Site Manager : Mr John Houghton
IT Technician : Mr Mike Brough
Vulnerable Children's Team (Safeguarding, SEN, Mental Health)
VC Team Leader (Assistant Headteacher) : Miss Emma Fleming BA (Hons) PGCE QTS
Pastoral and Safeguarding Manager : Mrs Joanna Brown
SEN Case Worker : Mrs Laura Albon NNEB BTEC
Early Help & Family Support Worker : Mrs Sue Kirby
Early Years Safeguarding Support : Miss Starr Highdale (EYQTS)
LA Educational Psychologist (WBC SLA) : Sarah Prall BA MSs
Private Educational Psychologist (commissioned): Phil Picket (Acorn Psychology)
Child Play Therapists (commissioned): Iona Alexander & Sally Lee (Child in Mind)
Speech and Language Terapists (SLA): 14 Therapists through Bridgewater NHS Trust
Early Years Department / Phase 1 Team
Head of Early Years / Phase Leader : Mrs Laura Peters, BEd QTS
Nursery Teacher: Mrs Laura Peters, BEd QTS
Additional Nursery Teacher: Miss Emma Fleming BA (Hons) PGCE QTS
Reception Teacher: Miss Louise Bains, QTS
Reception Teacher: Miss Rececca Coleman BEd QTS
Nursery Assistant: Miss Elaine Hewitt NNEB
Nursery Assistant: ??
Nursery Achievement Mentor/Teacher: Star-Lee Highdale EYTS
Reception Assistant: Mrs Vikki Pountley NVQL3
Reception Assistant: Miss Louise Bains, BEd QTS
SEN Assistant & EY Pupil Premium: Mrs ???
Early Years Assistant Apprentice: Miss Olivia Speek
Lower School Department / Phase 2 Team
Head of Lower School / Assistant Phase 2 Leader: Miss Hayley Johnson BA English, QTS
Year 1 Teacher: Miss Leanne McGivern BEd QTS
Year 1 Teacher: Mr Adam Lankertis BA QTS
Year 2 Teacher: Miss Hayley Johnson BA English, QTS
Year 2 Teacher: Miss Caitlyn Reynolds, QTS
ECaR Teacher: Miss Emma Fleming BA PGCE QTS
Lower School Assistant: Mrs Sheena White, NNEB
Lower School Assistant: Mrs Karen Lewis NVQL3
Lower School Assistant: Mrs Karen Jones, NNEB
Midddle School Department / Phase 3 Team
Head of Middle School / Assistant Phase 3 Leader : Miss Claire Seccombe BA QTS
Year 3 Teacher: Mrs Karen Vernon & Mrs Paula Spenceley (Primary Mastery Specialist Maths Teacher)
Year 3 Teacher: Miss Sophie Taylor, QTS
Year 4 Teacher: Miss Claire Seccombe BA QTS
Year 4 Teacher: Miss Sarah QTS
Middle School Assistant: Miss Kadie Jones QTS
Middle School Assistant: Mrs Julie Finch NVQL3
Achievement Mentor: Mrs Karen Vernon QTS
Upper School Department / Phase 4 Team
Head of Upper School / Phase 4 Leader : Mrs Amanda Meager BEd QTS
Year 5 Teacher: Mrs Marie Taylor BA QTS
Year 5 Teacher: Mrs Amanda Meager BEd QTS
Year 6 Teacher: Miss Chantelle Malhi BA QTS
Year 6 Teacher: Miss Megan Littler BA QTS
Primary Mastery Specialist Maths Teacher: Miss Paula Spenceley BA QTS
Upper School Assistant: Mrs Clare Thwaites BA (Hons) (maternity leave)
Upper School Assistant: Mrs Gill Stephenson BEd (Hons) Dip (Maths) QTS
Achievement Assistant (Pupil Premium): Mrs J Stainton NNEB
Achievement Teacher / Mentor (Pupil Premium): Mrs Karen Morris BA (Hons) PGCE QTS
SEN Support Team
SEN Assistant: Miss Julie Ruth NVQL3
SEN Assistant: Miss Rachel Collins NVQL2
SEN Assistant: Mrs Sue Davies NVQL3
SEN Assistant: Mrs Julia Clarke NVQL2
SEN Assistant: Mrs Wendy Donoghue NVQL2
SEN Assistant: Mrs Nicola Howell NVQL2
SEN Assistant: Miss Sarah Bevan-Lewis
SEN Assistant: Mrs Elizabeth Tonge
SEN Assistant: Mrs Joanne Princep
SEN Assistant: Miss Sam Leigh
Curriculum Subject Specialist Team
Primary Mastery Mathematics Specialist (Appointed Turon Maths Hub) & Specialist Leader in Education (Mathematics) (Appointed WTSA) - 0.6 FTE: Miss Paula Spenceley BA QTS
Specialist Leader in Education (Mathematics) (Appointed WTSA) - 1.0 FTE : Mr Adam Lankertis BA QTS
Music Specialist Teacher (with specialisms in Strings) - 0.7 FTE: Mrs Judith McAuslan B.A. (Music) PGCE, Associate Teacher of the Colourstrings Music Kindergarten
Sports Coach: Miss Samantha Leigh