Blackrod Church School

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Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school.

The Leadership Team

Executive Head teacher – Mr James A G Royal
Head of School – Miss Jill Bramwell
Deputy Head of School - Mrs Michelle Hignett (Maternity Leave)
Assistant Head Teacher and SENCO- Miss Kirsten Gradwell

Assistant Head Teacher - Rebecca Finlason

Assistant Head Teacher - Rebekah Sandiford
Business Manager – Mrs Andrea Crompton
Foundation Stage Leader – Miss Rebekah Sandiford
Extended Care  Leader – Miss Charlotte Gittins

Key Stage 1 Manager - Miss Bethany Sharkey
Key Stage Two Manager – Miss Victoria Eccleshare

Admin and Technical Support (Office)
Mrs Teresa Fletcher – Office Manager
Mrs Andrea Crompton – Business Manager
Miss A Cowell- Pastoral Lead
Mr Adam Crompton – Administrator, ICT, PE, Lunchtime Support

Classroom Teams

Foundation Stage
Miss Beka Sandiford, Mrs Rachel Bates, Mrs Julia Livesey (Teachers)
Mrs Adele Butler, Mrs Lorraine Lomax-Small (HLTA), Mrs Carole Holland (Teaching Assistants)

Year 1
Miss Charlotte Gittins (Teacher)
Mrs Michelle Woodward, Miss Holly Beresford (Teaching Assistants)

Year 2
Miss Beth Sharkey (Teacher)
Mrs Carole Hudson (HLTA) Miss Holly Beresford (Teaching Assistant)

Year 3
Miss Kirsten Gradwell (Teacher)
Mrs Claire Rickaby, Mrs Amber Addison (Teaching Assistants)

Year 4
Mr Danny Hopkins (Teacher)
Mrs Sofia Critchley (Teaching Assistants)

Year 5
Miss Vicky Eccleshare (Teacher)
Mrs Heather Roberts (HLTA)
Miss Claire Gibbons (Teaching Assistant)

Year 6
Miss Rebecca Payne (Teacher)
Mrs Adele Pomfret, Mrs Anne Banks (Teaching Assistants)

 Mrs Maxine Hibbert (Teacher)

Mrs Beth Wolstenholme, Miss Megan Smith (Teaching Assistants)



Mrs Michelle Woodward (Manager)

Mrs Sharon Dlugosz, Mrs Adele Butler, Miss Clare Gibbons and Miss Holly Beresford (Playworkers)

We are also very lucky to have Mrs Ros Crompton in the kitchen, with Mrs Sharon Lee and Mrs Marzena Bajenski. Helping to make our lunchtimes fun and safe are Mrs Sharon Dlugosz, Miss Michelle Badowski, Mr Adam Crompton, Miss Alison Cowell , Mrs Michelle Woodward and Mrs Adele Butler.

Keeping our school clean and safe are:
Mr Martin Woodward, Site Manager
Mrs Michelle Woodward, Mrs Sharon Dlugosz and Miss Michelle Badowski