Meet the Staff

About Us

The Python Hill Academy Staff

Senior Leadership Team and Teachers

Mr A Stirland – Principal

Foundation Team
Carol Radford – Senior Teacher
Carolyn Jones – Foundation Teacher

Years 1 and 2 Team
Claire Stirland – Year 1 Teacher
Paige Broadhurst – Year 1 Teacher
Sallie Hewitt – Year 2 Teacher
Emily Trainor – Year 2 Teacher

Years 3 and 4 Team
Rachel Cammack – Year 3 Teacher
Nicola Macdonald/Katie Hutson – Year 3 Teachers (job share class)
Shauna McDonald – Year 4 Teacher

Aimee Prickett – Year 4 Teacher

Years 5 and 6 Team
Andrew Nisbet – Year 5 Teacher
Ian Bennett – Year 5/6 Teacher
Natalie Gibbs – Year 6 Teacher & Vice Principal

Pastoral and Safeguarding Lead

Lorraine Robinson

Teaching Assistants
Pat McNab
Andrea Jones
Sue Coupe
Judith Rafferty
Lorna Forman
Julie Mattison
Lorraine Topham
Lisa Weldon

All Other Staff

Support, Supervisory, Kitchen, Cleaners

Support Staff
Julie White – School Business Manager

Allison Taylor – Admin Assistant

Jo Hessey  –  Admin Assistant

Midday Supervisors
Dawn Bassford
Deborah Hardy
Julie Mattison
Samantha Sum
Lorraine Topham
Debbie Wilcox
Dorothy Wallace

Kerrianne Thompson

Breakfast Club and After School Club Staff
Andrea Jones
Sam Sum

Kitchen Staff
Theresa Palermo – Cook in Charge
Mandy Powell – Kitchen Assistant

Cleaners
Debbie Randall
Debbie Wilcox
Ann Ball