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Staff at Westwood Primary School

Please see below for staff roles and responsibilities.

Senior Team

Mrs R Aldous

Executive Headteacher

Mrs Lauraine Barnes

Head of School, Westwood

Ms L Creed

Head of School, Grove, ALT Associate  Leader

Miss Beth Jones Assistant Headteacher accountable for KS1, Phonics and Science at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary
Miss Rachel Spry Assistant Headteacher accountable for LKS2 at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary
Mrs Danielle Gillings Assistant Headteacher accountable for EYFS at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary.

Mrs Kelly Hough

Assistant Headteacher, Accountable for UKS2 and enrichment at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary

Mr Joshua Wilkes

Assistant Headteacher, (Subject Leader Development Westwood Primary and Grove Primary), ALT Associate  Leader

Mrs Sarah Bayfield


Extended Senior Leadership Team

Mr S Moore

Humanities & RE Lead (Westwood and Grove)

Mr A Rough

Maths and Literacy Team (Westwood and Grove)

Mr J Sandell Computing Lead (Westwood and Grove)


Subject Leader Teams


Accountable and Lead Staff Member

Responsible and Team Member


Mrs L Barnes

Mrs K Hough

Mr A Rough

Miss B Jones

Mrs D Gillings


Ms L Creed


Mr A Rough

Mr J Sandell

Mrs D Gillings





Mr S Moore (W&G)

Rachel Spry 

A. Bircham



Mr S Moore (W&G)

N Daly

Miss S Clarke


Mr S Moore (W&G)

C. Bardsley

R, Allen


Miss B Jones (W&G)

Mr J Taylor

Mrs K Grey


Miss S Rogers (W&G)

Mr C Stent (W)

Mr B Fisher (G)

Miss Abi Grimmer


Mr J Sandell (W&G)

Mrs C Rough 

Mrs L Bolan 

The Arts




Mrs H Gee


Miss M Thacker


Mrs H Gee

Miss J Willeard

Miss B Spry


Miss Spry

Miss C Gardener

Miss T Butterfield


Mrs L Barnes 

Miss R Spry



Mrs L Barnes (W&G)



Early Years

Mrs Kim Andrews (maternity leave)

Miss Holly Lynes

Pre-School & Nursery Teacher

Mrs Hannah Gee

(maternity leave Sept 2020)

Mrs Casey Gardener

Reception Teacher 

Mrs Danielle Gillings

Reception Teacher (Part Time), EYFS Phase Leader

Mrs Sarah Eccleston Early Years Practitioner

Miss Siobhan Rough

Early Years Practitioner

Miss Rebecca Saunders

Early Years Practitioner

Miss Hannah Dennent Early Years Practitioner


Key Stage 1

Miss Abbie Grimmer  Year 1 Teacher

Miss Sophie Clark

Year 2 Teacher

Mrs Gemma Lark HLTA

Ms Maria Bow

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Maria Patterson

Teaching Assistant

Miss Harriett Goldspink Teaching Assistant
Miss Georgia Egan Teaching Assistant
Mr Christian Stent Cover Supervisor


Key Stage 2

Miss Jemma Willeard

Year 3 Teacher

Mrs Kate Grey/Mr Josh Wilkes

Year 4 Teacher

Mr Jacob Taylor

Year 5 Teacher

Mr S Moore

Year 6 Teacher

Mrs Heidi Lark


Mrs Kelly Dorward


Mrs Amy Barrett


Mrs Ruth Freeman  

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Karen Longthorne

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Ruth Egan Teaching Assistant
Ms Lyn Thompson Teaching Assistant

Mrs Diana Goodyear

Teaching Assistant


Support Staff

Miss Chloe Mansi

Parent and Pupil Support Advisor

Mrs Melanie Robinson

Business Manager

Mrs Shirley Fairweather


Miss Natalie Brinded


Mr James Osborn

Site Manager

Mr David Stride Assistant Site Manager

Mrs Karen Peck

Breakfast Club/Midday Supervisor/After School Club

Ms Tina Ryder

Breakfast Club/Midday Supervisor/Cleaner

Mrs Karen Longthorne

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Mrs Maria Patterson

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kelly Dorward

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Ms Maria Bow

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Ms Lyn Thompson

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant/Cleaner

Mr Christian Stent

Sports coach

Miss Linda Gallacher Cleaner


Come and meet the staff at our school!