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Hallgate Primary School


Hallgate Before and After School Club launches Wed 4 Sep 2019 for pupils who attend Hallgate. More information can be found in the Parents section on the website. Please note a Contract Agreement must be completed and returned to the school before you can book your child a place.

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 C Shiels (Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead)
  • Deputy Head Teacher: Mr J Sheppard (Designated Safeguarding Lead/Year 3/4 Lead)
  • Foundation Stage Leader: Mrs P Dean (SENDCo/Foundation Stage Leader)
  • Nursery Teacher: Miss J Griffin
  • Foundation Stage Teacher: Mrs P Dean
  • Class 1/2E:    Ms J Emmott (Key Stage 1 Phase Leader)
  • Class 1/2M:   Mrs K Mitchell
  • Class 3/4L:    Mrs G Lund
  • Class 3/4FR:  Mrs B Fairburn & Mrs H Rhodes
  • Class 3/4S:    Mr J Sheppard
  • Class 5/6A:    Mr B Atkinson (Year 5/6 Phase Leader)
  • Class 5/6EG:  Mrs K Emson & Ms A Gladwin
  • Class 5/6G:   Mrs L Grunner (Disadvantaged Pupil Champion)
  • Class 5/6E:   Mrs A Gladwin/Mrs B Fairburn
  • Class 5/6H:  Mr S Hopkin (Curriculum, Teaching and Learning Leader)
  • PE Co-ordinator:  Mrs G 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 V MacLachlan (School Business Manager)
  • Mrs C Cruickshank  (Admin Officer)
  • Miss H Ounsworth (Admin Assistant)
  • Mrs L Isgate (Admin Assistant)



  • Mr D Robinson


School Cook

  • Mrs R Ellerington