Our Team

St. Mary's is supported by a variety of key people and teams, find out about them here

I am very proud to be the Head Teacher of St Mary Magdalene CE Primary School and I am very fortunate to be working with an extremely talented and skilled staff team. We are all committed to ensuring every single child attending our school receives the best education possible.

Our Staff Team 2019-2020

Senior Leadership Team

Head Teacher
Mrs Jennifer Parris BSc (Hons) PGCE, NPQH
Deputy Head Teacher
Mrs Anna Harding
Inclusion Lead and SENCO
Mrs Nicola Kershaw
Assistant Head Teacher
Miss Rachel Butcher
Assistant Head Teacher
Mr Damith Bandara


Teaching Staff

Reception – Pink
Miss Emily Linder
Year One – Orange
Miss Laura Garcia
Year Two – Blue
Ms Valerie Adegbite
Year Three – Turquoise
Ms Naomi Chevannes
Year Four – Purple
Ms Aisha Seale
Year Five – Green
Miss Megan Wright
Year Six – Violet
Mr Damith Bandara


Office Team

School Business Manager
Mr Chris Sewell
Office Manager
Miss Katharine Rose
Admin Officer
Ms Michaela Garrick



Premises Officer
Adam Smith


Catering Manager
Mr Emmanuel Klapou
Catering Assistant
Mr Patrick Murphy
Catering Assistant
Mrs Elizabeth Asante
Catering Assistant
Ms Fatoumata Traore

Support Staff

Mrs Jackie Skeen TA
Mrs Tracey Laming TA
Mr Moses Auguste TA
Mrs Minnie Mehmet HLTA
Ms Claire Grant TA
Miss Keri Evans TA


Intervention Team

Mrs Razia Aslam
Mrs Ljiljana Kristic
Mrs Stella Phipps
Miss Julia Simson


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