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We are very proud of our staff here at Shirley Manor Primary Academy. They all work very hard to ensure that your children achieve the very best results and have a happy and rewarding 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 office and this will happily be arranged.


Senior Leaders

Mrs H Lacey - Headteacher

Mrs G Whitmore - SENDCo/PPA cover/ KS2 Coordinator

Mrs J Carnelley - EYFS Leader/KS1 Coordinator/ Reception Class Teacher


Teaching Staff
Mrs C Woodhouse - Nursery Teacher

Mrs J Carnelley - EYFS Leader/KS1 Coordinator/ Reception Class Teacher

Miss K Colman - 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 

Ms J Broadbent - Parental engagement 

Support Staff

Mrs H Tidswell - Nursery Nurse / Nursery

Miss E Morrell - Nursery Nurse / Reception

Miss J Smith - Inclusion Assistant / Reception

Mrs L Rothery - Teaching Assistant

Miss J Tailford - SEN Assistant

Mrs L Bean - Teaching Assistant
Mrs L Norman - Teaching Assistant

Miss M Connor - Teaching Assistant

Mrs A Lawton - SEN Assistant

Mrs J Taylor - Teaching Assistant

Mrs L Kellett - Teaching Assistant Y5/Y3

Miss J Smith - Teaching Assistant Y6 

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 

Mrs L Norman - 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 S Kauser - Kitchen Assistant