Walkington Primary School
Staff list: 2023/24

Welcome to our wonderful school. We’re a staff who are committed to our school being an environment of excellence for our children to develop and grow in.

Our staff list will give you an overview of who works in our school along with their duties and responsibilities.

Senior Leadership

Mr C Bullough Headteacher
Miss R Sawkins Deputy Headteacher
Mrs R Goodwin Assistant Headteacher

Teachers

Mrs J Brown EYFS, SENCO
Mrs K Ratcliffe Year 1
Miss R Sawkins Year 2
Mrs L Cochran Year 3 & Year 4
Mrs J Tattersall Year 3 & Year 4
Mrs R Goodwin Year 5 & Year 6
Mrs R Pearson Year 5 & Year 6
Miss S England Year 5 & Year 6
Mrs B Butterly Yr 5/6 cover

Class Support Staff

Mrs S Andrews Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs L Palin Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs K Pickering Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Mrs J Potter Higher Level Teaching Assistant
Miss A Baynes Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Blackburn Teaching Assistant
Mrs S Broadbent Teaching Assistant
Mrs K English Teaching Assistant
Mrs E Malt Teaching Assistant
Mr J Ratcliffe Teaching Assistant
Miss S Brady Teaching Assistant
Miss I Beedle Teaching Assistant

Admin Staff

Mrs A Mableson School Business Manager
Mrs C Bullough Senior Administration Officer
Mrs R Jackson Administration Assistant

Lunchtime Staff

Mrs J Ostler Senior Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs J Wells Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs A Whiteley Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs B Forrest Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs P Ilangaratne Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss C Jackson Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs S Ingleby Lunchtime Supervisor
Ms S Pokrzywka Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs S Guy Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs J Sadler Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs K Pennock Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs R Burling Lunchtime Supervisor
Mr R Brooks Lunchtime Supervisor
Mr O Ostler Lunchtime Supervisor
Miss J Philip Lunchtime Supervisor

Walkington Den Staff

Mrs J Ostler Wrap Around Care Co-ordinator
Mr O Ostler Wrap Around Care Assistant
Miss T Andrews Wrap Around Care Assistant

Premises Staff

Mr C Hartley Caretaker / Lunchtime Driver
Mrs J Lyman Cleaner
Mrs J Kerman Cleaner

Support

Mr G Berry IT Technician

“The school’s welcoming and caring ethos is central to its work in raising standards for
pupils.”

Ofsted comments

“In mathematics lessons, resources are used well to enable pupils to visualise abstract ideas and to get a more secure understanding of number.”

Ofsted comments

“The profile of sport has been raised and more pupils now compete in sporting
activities.”

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“Governors have a good understanding of the school’s strengths and weaknesses and
are clear about priorities and plans for improvement.”

Ofsted comments

“Effective safeguarding procedures are in place. All staff have a clear understanding of how to keep pupils safe.”

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“Governors are ambitious for the school. They challenge and support leaders effectively.”

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“Staff encourage pupils to be resilient and take risks. Pupils know it is all right to get things wrong and that this is part of the process of learning.”

Ofsted comments

“From the moment pupils enter the school each day, they are greeted with respect and a genuine sense of care from the adults in the building.”

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“Improvements in the teaching of mathematics have helped to increase pupils’ progress and improve pupils’ ability to solve mathematical
problems.”

Ofsted comments

“By the end of Year 6, outcomes are high in reading and writing. In reading, they are
particularly high.”

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“Learning in early years gets off to a good start. As a result of effective teaching and provision, children progress well from their starting points.”

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“Parents and carers who offered their views to inspectors were overwhelmingly positive about the experiences of their children.”

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“Pupils behave well and are polite, articulate and respectful.”

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“In all key stages, pupils are now making good progress from their starting points in reading, writing and mathematics.”

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“Teachers plan interesting activities that motivate the pupils. Staff ensure that all pupils are valued and included in learning.”

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“Leaders are well trained and use their knowledge of special educational needs to identify specific requirements at an early stage and provide timely support.”

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“Adults give pupils
opportunities to share ideas and challenge their own thinking and this helps them to articulate their opinions with confidence.”

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“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding.”

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“Older pupils develop a good understanding of what they read. Leaders promote a love of reading and pupils say the school provides them with high-quality texts.”

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“Exciting activities, such as visits to places of worship, generate high levels of
interest and curiosity about the themes that pupils are studying.”

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“Pupils listen to the opinions of others and are keen to offer their views considerately and respectfully.”

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“The teaching of reading is good. There is a consistent approach to the teaching of
phonics.”

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“The passionate and effective leadership of senior leaders and the commitment of the staff have sustained the good quality of education at the school.”

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“The school is a calm, orderly and purposeful place for pupils to make the most of their learning.”

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“The broad curriculum provides a wide range of enriching experiences for pupils.”

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“Good teaching through early years and in key stage 1 ensures that the proportion of pupils passing the Year 1 phonics screening check is consistently above average.”

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“The quality of teaching at Walkington Primary is underpinned by warm and caring
relationships between staff and pupils.”

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“Staff welcome the professional development they receive and say that this makes a real difference to the quality of their teaching.”

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“Teachers use their good subject knowledge to plan interesting tasks that engage
pupils.”

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