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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 JonesAssistant Headteacher accountable for KS1, Phonics and Science at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary
Mrs Rachel KounnasAssistant Headteacher accountable for LKS2 at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary
Mrs Danielle GillingsAssistant Headteacher accountable for EYFS at Westwood Primary and Grove Primary.

Mrs Kelly Hough

Assistant Headteacher, Accountable for UKS2 , Enrichment and Literacy at Westwood and Grove.

Mrs Kate GreySENDCo

Mrs Sarah Bayfield

SENDCo (maternity leave)

Extended Senior Leadership Team

Mr S Moore

Humanities & RE&W Lead (Westwood and Grove)

Mr A Rough

Maths and Literacy Team (Westwood and Grove)

Mr J SandellComputing 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

Miss L Fayers


Mr A Rough

Mrs D Gillings





Mr S Moore (W&G)

Rachel Kounnas


Nicola Daly



Mr S Moore (W&G)

N Daly



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

Miss S Clarke


Mrs H Gee

Miss J Willeard

Miss B Spry


Mrs R Kounnas

Miss C Gardener

Miss T Butterfield


Mrs L Barnes 

Mrs R Kounnas

Mr K Bessey

Ms K Bailey


Mrs L Barnes (W&G)

Miss J Willeard


Early Years

Mrs Kim Andrews (maternity leave)

Miss Hollie Lynes

Pre-School & Nursery Teacher

Mrs Casey Gardener

Reception Teacher 

Mrs Danielle Gillings

EYFS Phase Leader

Mrs Sarah EcclestonEarly Years Practitioner

Miss Rebecca Saunders

Early Years Practitioner
Miss Hannah DennantEarly Years Practitioner


Key Stage 1

Miss Beth JonesKS1 Lead
Mrs Hannah GeeYear 1 Teacher

Miss Abbie Grimmer 

Year 1 Teacher

Miss Sophie ClarkYear 2 Teacher
Mrs Gemma LarkHLTA

Ms Maria Bow

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Maria Patterson

Teaching Assistant

Miss Harriett GoldspinkTeaching Assistant
Miss Georgia EganTeaching Assistant
Mrs Heidi LarkHLTA


Key Stage 2

Miss Jemma Willeard

Year 3 Teacher

Mr Stephen Moore

Year 4 Teacher

Mr Jacob Taylor

Year 5 Teacher

Miss Amber Bircham

Year 6 Teacher

Ms Linda BolanAdditional Year 6 Teacher
LKS2 LeadMrs R Kounnas
UKS2 LeadMrs K Hough

Mrs Kelly Dorward


Mrs Amy Barrett


Mr Christian StentCover Supervisor
Mrs Karen Longthorne

Teaching Assistant

Mrs Ruth EganTeaching Assistant
Ms Lyn ThompsonTeaching 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 StrideAssistant Site Manager

Mrs Karen Peck

Breakfast Club/Midday Supervisor/After School Club

Mrs Karen Longthorne

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Mrs A BarrettLunchtime Teaching Assistant
Mrs H LarkLunchtime Teaching Assistant
Miss R SaundersLunchtime Teaching Assistant

Mrs Maria Patterson

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Mrs Kelly Dorward

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Mrs G DanielsLunchtime Teaching Assistant
Miss H GoldspinkLunchtime Teaching Assistant

Ms Maria Bow

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant

Ms Lyn Thompson

Lunchtime Teaching Assistant/Cleaner

Mr Christian Stent

Sports coach

Miss Lydia GallacherCleaner
Mrs Sandra SmithCleaner