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We are very proud of our staff here at Shirley Manor Primary Academy. They all work extremely hard to ensure that your children achieve their very best and have a happy, rewarding and memorable start to their school life. We are pleased and proud that the teachers enjoy working at Shirley Manor Primary Academy and generally stay here for a very long time. If you would like to visit the school and see any of the teachers, please speak to the school office, who will be happy to arrange an appointment.


Senior Leaders

Mrs H Lacey - Headteacher

Mrs G Whitmore - Deputy Headteacher, SENDCo, Behaviour Manager & KS2 Coordinator

Mrs J Carnelley - Deputy Headteacher, EYFS Leader & KS1 Coordinator


Teaching Staff
Mrs J Carnelley - Nursery and Reception Leader

Mrs Whitmore & Mrs Carnelley - Y1 Teacher

Mrs J Naughton - Y2 Teacher

Miss N Seek - Y3 Teacher

Mrs S Hooper - Y4 Teacher
Mrs R Hewitt - Y5 Teacher

Mr S Bellas - Y6 Teacher


Pastoral Team

Mrs Z Cooper - Family Mentor

Mrs M Whittingham - Inclusion Manager 


Support Staff

Mrs H Tidswell - Nursery Nurse / Nursery

Miss E Morrell - Nursery Nurse / Reception

Miss J Dawson - Teaching Assistant / Nursery

Miss J Smith - Inclusion Assistant / Y2

Mrs L Rothery - Teaching Assistant

Miss M Connor - Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Lawton - SEN Assistant

Mrs J Taylor - Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Clavin - Cover Supervisor
Mrs D Thomas - Cover Supervisor
Mrs R Galashan - HLTA

Admin Staff
Mrs T Copley - School Business Manager
Miss D Dougan - Receptionist/Admin Assistant

Mrs D Rice- Attendance Officer

Lunchtime Staff

Miss M Connor - Senior Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs L Bean - Lunchtime Supervisor 

Miss D Dougan - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs D Rice - Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss J Smith - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs D Thomas - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs J Taylor - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs C Stones - Lunchtime Supervisor


Site Staff

Mr A Deacon - Caretaker 

Kitchen Staff
Miss L Sewell - Unit Manager

Mrs L Priestley - Assistant Unit Manager

Mrs E Cranmer - Kitchen Assistant