Mr Gorst is an Apprentice Teaching Assistant who is working throughout school most specifically in our EYFS setting and Infants.
Mrs Potts works to support children with specific needs within the class, delivering a range of interventions.
Mr Watson provides support through the school support our children. During the lunch time session he offers sports opportunities for our children in the Infants and Juniors.
After 17 years abroad, I returned to the U.K. three years ago and have just about acclimatised! Believe it or not, the weather hasn’t put me off walking in the fabulous hills or pottering in my garden. I feel very lucky that my day-to-day job allows me to work with fabulous children throughout the school.
I am married to Steve and have two children, Ellie and Isaac. In my spare time I love being outdoors and enjoy mountain biking, running and skiing. I love working with children as no two days are ever the same and you get to see the children grow and develop.
I have taught in five schools in Cumbria and Derbyshire. After training in Derby City and then starting my career in Heanor, Derbyshire, I have then taught at Ambleside Primary. After which I was deputy head teacher at St Thomas’, Kendal before becoming headteacher of Allithwaite Primary. I have been a member of the Diocesan Board of […]
Before coming to St Mary’s, I worked at the Medical Pupil Referral Unit for the Local Authority. I have been at St Mary’s for four years and thoroughly enjoy the variety of challenges that come my way!