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
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 Alison Cowell- Pastoral Lead
Mr Adam Crompton – Administrator, ICT, PE, Lunchtime Support

Classroom Teams

Foundation Stage
Miss Beka Sandiford, Mrs Rachel Bates, Mrs Julia Livesey, Mr Stan Barber (Teachers)
Mrs Adele Butler, Mrs Lorraine Lomax-Small (HLTA), Miss Megan Smith, Miss Holly Beresford (Teaching Assistants)

Year 1
Miss Charlotte Gittins (Teacher)
Mrs Sofia Critchley, Mrs Carole Hudson (Teaching Assistants)

Year 2
Miss Beth Sharkey (Teacher)
Mrs Carole Hudson (HLTA)

Year 3
Miss Kirsten Gradwell (Teacher)
Mrs Claire Rickaby, Miss Carole Holland (Teaching Assistants)

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

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 Jade Wilson (Teaching Assistants)



Mrs Michelle Woodward (Manager), Miss Jade Wilson (Deputy Manager)

Mrs Sharon Dlugosz, Mrs Adele Butler, Miss Clare Gibbons, Miss Holly Beresford and Mr Nathaniel Woodward (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, Mrs Melissa Cole, Mr Adam Crompton, Miss Alison Cowell , Mrs Michelle Woodward, Mrs Adele Butler and Mrs Julie Lindley.

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