Year 1 Apprentice Teaching Assistant

Mrs Katrina Greenbank

Mrs Greenbank Profile Mrs Greenbank is a parent as well as a member of staff. She is currently training as a Level 3 Teaching Assistant.

Kitchen Assistant

Year 3 Class Teacher

Mrs Laura Gates BA (Hons) PGCE

Mrs Gates Profile Mrs Gates is a language specialist, having studied Russian and Slavonic Studies at Leeds. She is an experienced teacher who also support tutoring in school.

Year 4 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Rachael Arnold BA (Hons)

Mrs Arnold Profile Mrs Arnold is a History Specialist and currently working as a Teaching Assistant. She is also training to be a Teacher through the Ripley ST SCITT.

Reception Senior Teaching Assistant

Mrs Deborah Rickart BSc. Dip SpLD

Mrs Rickart Profile Mrs Rickart is a highly experienced practitioner with working in a range of settings. She he also has a specialism in Speech and Language and SEND.

Year 3 Senior Teaching Assistant

Mrs Cath Swallow

Mrs Swallow is a very experienced and qualified teacher, currently supporting in Year 3.

Year 4 Class Teacher

Mrs Thomas BA(Hons) PGCE TESOL

Mrs Thomas Profile After school, I studied Art followed by English and History at university and worked in a variety of settings before moving to Dubai with my husband’s job. We ended up staying for 17 years and our two children grew up there. I taught English Language before moving into Primary Education and subsequently […]

Reception Class Teacher

Mrs K Wadsworth BA (Hons) PGCE

Mrs Wadsworth Profile After attending King Richard School in Cyprus (GCSEs), Mrs Wadsworth then went to Chichester College (A Levels) and read Sociology at University of Sussex and then University of Cumbria (PGCE). Mrs Wadsworth is a formal Military Officer and has worked in various international schools.

Year 6 Class Teacher

Mr D Yates BSc. (Hons) PGCE

Mr Yates Profile I am a relatively new to St Mary’s, prior to this I was riding my bike around South America immersing my self in the different cultures and environments. I have previously worked in Vietnam as a year 4 class teacher in the international circuit which was a fantastic experience. Out side of […]

Year 1 Teaching Assistant

Mr L Gorst

Mr Gorst Profile Mr Gorst is a Teaching Assistant who is supporting pupils with SEN and providing intervention support as well as a sports coach.

Year 2 Teaching Assistant

Mrs F Potts

Mrs Potts works to support children with specific needs within the class, delivering a range of interventions.