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The Rydal Academy

The Rydal Academy

Staffing structure

Our school is committed to high standards and employs people who all work towards this goal.  All staff are police checked and fully trained.

School organisation

Shortly before the end of the summer term parents are involved in discussion and notified about class organisation for the following year. Staffing and school organisation as of September 2017 is as follows:

Senior Leadership Team

Member of staff

Role

Mr John Armitage

Headteacher

Mrs Katie Turnbull

Deputy Headteacher (Responsible for Outcomes for Pupils)

Miss Lily Unsworth

Assistant Headteacher (Teaching, Learning and Assessment Lead Professional)

Mrs Angela Galey

Assistant Headteacher (Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare Lead Professional)

Mrs Jo Thurland

Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL)

Miss Libby Truby

Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO )

 

Teaching and Learning structure

Class

Teacher

PPA Cover

TA Support

                                                                                                  Nursery

 

 

Nursery

Miss Melanie Chapman

 

Mrs Claire Young

 

Mrs Natalie Jeffries

 

 

Mrs Rachael Trowles

 

 

 

Mrs Susan Woodcock

Mrs Paula Hill

Mrs Kristina Pybus

Mrs Sharon Swainston

 

 

 

Mrs Tina Dodds (Speech, language & communication)

 

 

Mrs Sam Alexander (Personal development & well-being)

                Reception

RJ

Miss Ashley Jones

Mrs Rachael Trowles

Mrs Alison Naisbitt

RS

Miss Laura Staples-Clough

Mr David Longstaff

Mrs Claire Owen

RW

Mrs Emma Wright

Mrs Joanne Roberts

Mrs Julie Thornton

                                                                                                    Year 1

1E

Miss Kathy Elvy

Mrs Rachael Trowles

Mrs Gillian Ward

1M

Mr Andrew Morris

Mr David Longstaff

Mrs Nicola Johnson

1S

Mrs Celia Senior

Mrs Joanne Roberts

Mr Kevin Rissetto

                  Year 2

2P

Mr Adam Platten

Mrs Joanne Roberts

Mrs Dawn Cornish

Miss Rachel Musgrave

Mr Stuart Shields 

2S

Mrs Charlotte Spiers

Mrs Rachael Trowles

2W

Miss Amy Waller

Mr David Longstaff

                  Year 3

3B

Miss Abby Blackburn

Mrs Rachael Trowles

Mrs Andrea Bamber

Mrs Helen Ellsworth

Mrs Maureen Spencer-Brown

3T

Miss Anna Taylor

Mrs Joanne Roberts

3W

Mrs Carolyn Whinfield

Mr David Longstaff

                                                                                                    Year 4

4D

Miss Victoria Denham

Mrs Joanne Roberts

Mrs Kath French

Mrs Ewa Kaszuba

Miss Nina Mallaburn

4M

Mrs Karen Mellard

Mrs Rachael Trowles

4S

Miss Sarah Sculthorpe

Mr David Longstaff

                Year 5

5M

Miss Mica Cockerill

Mrs Rachael Trowles

Mrs Rebecca Kelly

Miss Adele French

Miss Tracy McGuire

*Flick

5P

Mr James Park

Mr David Longstaff

5R

Mrs Rachel Campbell

Mrs Joanne Roberts

                 Year 6

6E

Mr Sam Ellis

Mrs Rachael Trowles

Mrs Mel Cartwright

Mrs Fran Coad

6M

Miss Charlotte Mawson

Mrs Joanne Roberts

6W

Mrs Emily Wells

Mr David Longstaff

Phase Leader
*School dog

       Traveller Education & Achievement Support Team

Member of staff

Role

Mrs Laura Dixon

Lead Teacher

(Mrs Selina Costello)

Maternity cover teacher

Miss Heather Metcalf

Teaching Assistant

 

Administration Team

Member of staff

Role

Mrs Mandy Denton

Administration Manager

Miss Janette Keogh

Administration Officer

Mrs Ruth McLaren

Morning Receptionist

Mrs Sarah Alton

Afternoon Receptionist

Mrs Dianne Carr

Administration Assistant

David Wilson

IT Technician

 

Premises Staff

Role

Staff

Caretakers

Mr Chris King, Mrs Janet Miller

Cleaning Supervisor

Mrs Janet Miller

Cleaners

Mrs Sue Cresser, Mr Stephen King, Ms Claire Lynch, Mrs Pauline Chapman, TBC , TBC

Bus driver

Mr Steve Bell

Transport Assistant

Mrs Jacqueline Roscoe, Mrs Julie Hagger

 

Wrap-around Staff

Role

Staff

Lunchtime Support Assistants

Mrs Dianne Carr, Mrs Margaret Currie, Mrs Helen Gavey, Mrs Amelie Kaddoura, Mrs Jeanette Leach, Miss Caroline Leak, Mrs Pam Leonard, Miss Sharon Meaney, Mrs June Pass

Out of Hours Assistants (Breakfast Club)

Mrs Dianne Carr, Mrs Helen Gavey, Mrs Jeanette Leach, Mrs Pam Leonard, Mrs June Pass

Out of Hours Assistants (After School Clubs)

Mrs June Pass, Mrs Dianne Carr

Out of Hours Assistants (Youth Club)

Mrs Pam Leonard, Miss Caroline Leak, Mrs Anne Hankin

 

Catering staff

Role

Staff

Assistant Unit Manager

Ms Claire Lynch

Catering Assistant

Mrs Carole Hudson, Mrs Joanne Sievers, Mrs Ellen Cooke, Mrs Christine Farrell, TBC

 

Longfield Academy Trust Staff

Role

Staff

Finance Director

Mr Andy Collishaw

HR Director

Mrs Katy Fairley

HR Support Officer

Mrs Dawn Wallace

HR & Finance Assistant

Miss Phillipa Donnison

Catering Director

Miss Julie Ridley

Health & Safety / Premises Manager

Mr Phil Radcliffe

Data Manager

Mr Louis Kneeshaw