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Hallgate Primary School


Who's Who

Come and meet the staff at our school!


Message from the Staff


All staff at Hallgate Primary School aim to provide a happy and safe environment for your child. We strive to engage your child’s eagerness to learn in order to achieve their full potential.

At various points during the school year we will invite you into school to discuss your child’s progress and to take part in various workshops connected to the curriculum.


The Teaching Staff


  • Head Teacher: Mrs Jane Foster (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Deputy Head Teacher: Mr John Sheppard (Designated Safeguarding Lead/Year 5/6 Lead)
  • Foundation Stage Leader: Mrs Dean (SENDCo/Foundation Stage Leader)
  • Nursery Teacher: Miss Jessica Griffin
  • Foundation Stage Teacher: Mrs Paula Dean
  • Class 1/2Ma:  Mrs Makin
  • Class 1/2Mi: Mrs Mitchell
  • Class 2E: Mrs Emmott (Key Stage 1 Phase Leader)
  • Class 3/4G: Mrs Grunner (Disadvantaged Pupil Champion)
  • Class 3/4R: Mr Rowse (Year 3/4 Phase Leader)
  • Class 3/4S: Mr Sheppard
  • Class 5/6A: Mr Atkinson (Year 5/6 Phase Leader)
  • Class 5/6E: Mrs Emson
  • Class 5/6H: Mr Hopkin
  • Outdoor Learning/PE/Intervention: Mrs Lund


The Support Staff

  • Mrs F Branfield
  • Mrs D Branton
  • Mrs S Clark
  • Mrs H Collier
  • Mrs A Fletcher
  • Mrs L Gear
  • Mrs A Howson
  • Mrs L Isgate
  • Mrs R Jackman
  • Mrs S Kirk
  • Mrs M Lunn
  • Mrs H Moor
  • Mrs J Palmer (HLTA)
  • Ms D Phillips
  • Mrs H Roberts
  • Mrs H Windas
  • Mrs J Parker (Nursery Assistant)
  • Mrs C Rimmington (Nursery Assistant)


Administration Team

  • Mrs MacLachlan (School Business Manager)
  • Mrs Cruickshank  (Admin Officer)
  • Miss Ounsworth (Admin Assistant)
  • Mrs Isgate (Admin Assistant)



  • Mr D Robinson


School Cook

  • Mrs R Ellerington