Staff Team

Our staff team share the high hopes we have for our pupils, working closely with parents and carers to ensure all children enjoy their time in school whilst also achieving their full potential.  We are very proud of our staff. They are enthusiastic, friendly and caring.

Mr Knight  Head of School, Designated Safeguarding Lead, SLT

Miss Cowlishaw Assistant Head, Specialist Leader of Education, Head of Early Years, SLT


Mrs Brown Associate Executive Principle, Delta Academies Trust

Mr Metcalfe Associate Head of Academy, Delta Academies Trust

Miss Bowkett Director of Learning, Delta Academies Trust

Mrs Grant Early Reading and Phonics support, Delta Academies Trust


Mr Steers Foundation Stage Class Teacher

Mr Wharton FS Class Teacher (Maternity Cover), PPA Cover, Outdoor Education Specialist, First Aider

Miss Hargreaves Foundation Stage Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Miss Spyve EYFS Lead Teaching Assistant, Paediatric First Aider 0.6

Miss Townend Foundation Stage Teaching Assistant 0.6

Mrs Allingham Foundation Stage Teaching Assistant

Miss Thorpe FS 1:1 Teaching Assistant


Miss Henshaw KS1 Class Teacher, KS1 Lead

Miss Bull KS1 Class Teacher

Mr Lucas KS1 Class Teacher

Mrs Trask KS1 Teaching Assistant

Miss Smith KS1 Teaching Assistant

Mr Murray KS1 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Davidson KS1 Teaching Assistant


Mrs Wake KS2 Class Teacher, SENCO

Mrs McVeigh  KS2 Class Teacher, KS2 Lead

Mr Precious KS2 Class Teacher

Miss Schofield Ks2 Class Teacher

Mrs Beckitt KS2 Class Teacher

Miss Marsden KS2 Class Teacher

Miss Durkin KS2 Class Teacher (Maternity Leave)

Miss Armitage Lead TA, KS2 Teaching Assistant First Aider

Mrs Blessed KS2 Teaching Assistant

Mrs George Cover Supervisor, KS2 Teaching Assistant, First Aider, Unison and Health & Safety Rep

Miss Turnbull KS2 Teaching Assistant

Miss Baxter KS2 1:1 Teaching Assistant

Miss Record KS2 Teaching Assistant

Miss Hinman KS2 1:1 Teaching Assistant


Mrs Unwin Family Support Worker, Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead, Attendance Officer (Maternity Cover)

Mrs Wood Family Support Advisor, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Attendance Officer (Maternity Leave)

Miss Lowery Pastoral Team and Inclusion Lead

Miss Peace HLTA, PPA Cover across school


Mrs Kereisaite  Business Manager, SLT

Miss Knight Business Administration Assistant

Miss Eastwood Receptionist & Secretary


Mrs Glazzard Head of Kitchen

Ms Heyes Catering Assistant

Mrs Howson Catering Assistant

Mrs Addy Catering Assistant


Mr Marshall Caretaker

Mrs Burton Cleaner

Mrs Hopcraft Cleaner

Mrs Chance Cleaner


Governors are volunteers who give their time and expertise to support the school.  They come from a wide range of personal and professional backgrounds and support the school in making key decisions in areas such as school policies and staffing, whilst also meeting regularly with the Head teacher and other key people involved in the school.

Goldthorpe Primary School currently has an IEB (Interim Executive Board) of Governors in place.  This is made up of Sarah Creighton (Chair of IEB), Billy Fallon, Denis Hird and Dave Benbow