Staff List

Come and meet the staff at our school!

Staff List

Come and meet the staff at our school!


Mrs J Cruise – Executive Headteacher

Mrs H Jarvis – Assistant Headteacher

Priest – Fr J Bagnall


Mrs H Jarvis – Class 1 Teacher

Miss M Pinkerton- Class 2 Teacher

Mrs B Jackman – Class 3 Teacher and SENCO

Mr J Devanney – Science Co-Ordinator

Classroom Support

Mrs J Armstrong – Enhanced Teaching Assistant

Ms J Hopper – Enhanced Teaching Assistant

Mrs C Williamson – Enhanced Teaching Assistant

Non-Teaching Staff

Mrs G Loughran – School Business Manager

Mr S Raine – Caretaker

Mrs I Stanyer – Cleaner/Midday Supervisor

Mrs C Flurry – Midday Supervisory

Ms S Bell – School Crossing Patrol

Kitchen Staff

Ms S Joyce – Cook

Ms E Robinson-Rowe – Assistant Cook

Other Support Staff

Mrs A Wade – Music Teacher

Mrs A Stephenson  – BWCET Leadership Advisor

Ms Nicola Smoult – School Nurse (NHS)

Dr R Stollery – Educational Psychologist 

Mr P Cox – School Attendance and Improvement Officer

Ms L Turnbull – Speech and Language

Ms L Wilson – Specialist Speech Language Therapist

Mrs K Fail – Speech and Language  Assistant

Mrs B Meggeson – Welfare and Development Manager

Mrs S Richardson – Counselling Service

Ms M Palucha – Local Authority EAL Team

Visit to see His Holiness the Pope

Mrs Cruise was fortunate enough to get these special items blessed by His Holiness Pope Francis on her recent visit to Rome. She kindly gifted a set of blessed rosary beads to each child. What a special gift for our children and an amazing experience for Mrs Cruise

Ash Wednesday

Masses for Ash Wednesday – 14 February 2024 St Mary’s, Blackhill – 10am St Pius, Moorside – 10am St Patrick’s, Consett – 12noon Our Lady and St Joseph, Brooms – 7pm


The children and staff have had a wonderful time and are back home safely. Thank you to the staff at Dukeshouse Wood for making their visit so enjoyable and memorable. The children have had a wonderful time participating in all activities.


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