Meet the Staff

About Us

The Python Hill Academy Staff

Senior Leadership Team and Teachers

Mr A Stirland – Principal

Foundation Team
Annette Guthrie – Foundation Stage & Assistant Principal
Francis Baker – Foundation Teacher

Years 1 and 2 Team
Claire Stirland – Year 1 Teacher
Carol Radford – Year 1 Teacher
Chris Baker – Year 2 & Assistant Principal KS1
Nicola MacDonald – Year 2 Teacher (job share class)
Katie Hutson – Year 2 Teacher (job share class)

Years 3 and 4 Team
Jen Brown – Year 3 Teacher
Julie Vourlou – Year 3 Teacher
Jane Metcalfe – Year 4 Teacher

Years 5 and 6 Team
Emily Bonner – Year 5 Teacher & Assistant Principal KS2
Matthew Price – Year 5 Teacher
Andy Stirland – Year 6 Teacher
Natalie Gibbs – Year 6 Teacher
Louise Wallis – Maternity Leave

Teaching Assistants
James Barber
Karen Denby
Pat McNab
Julie Dawes
Sue Coupe
Sally Bowler – Family Support Worker
Nicky Wood
Judith Rafferty
Lorna Forman
Jane Gregory
Andrea Jones
Lisa Weldon

All Other Staff

Support, Supervisory, Kitchen, Cleaners

Support Staff
Julie White – School Business Manager
Allison Taylor – Admin Assistant
Glen Rangecroft – Site Manager

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

Breakfast Club and After School Club Staff
Andrea Jones
Sam Sum

Kitchen Staff
Jane Hoskins – Cook Supervisor
Liz Waters – Assistant Cook
Mandy Powell – Kitchen Assistant

Cleaners
Debbie Randall
Debbie Wilcox
Cheryl Lindsay
Ann Ball
Sam Sum (supply)