Staff & Contacts

Here is a list of all the staff working at St Francis this term.

Executive Headteacher

Mrs Kim Payne

Head of School

Mrs Felicity Hope

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Claire Furness

Foundation Stage

Mrs. Louise Little – Class Teacher

Mrs. Briony Knowles – Class Teacher

Mrs. Orsolya Koszeghy – Class Teacher (maternity cover)

Mrs. Catherine Crocker – Class Teacher

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs. Jackie Ferry

Mrs. Juliette Clifford

Mrs. Lorraine Zipfel-Burke

Mrs. Vivian Thomas

Miss Daniela Montufar Nates

Year Four

Miss Sarah McDade – Class Teacher

Mrs. Rachael Wilson– Class Teacher

Learning Support Assistants:

Mr Greg Evans

Mrs. Ruth Raworth

Mrs. Christine Savage

Year One

Miss Laura Battigan– Class Teacher

Mrs. Katharine Ladbrooke – Class Teacher

Mrs. Donna Martin – HLTA

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs. Annika Balls

Miss. Juliette Clifford

Mrs. Claudia McInally

Miss Jade Wright

Year Five

Miss Lauren Farrow – Class Teacher

Miss Amelia Mendham – Class Teacher

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs. Andrea Barnes

Mrs. Jenny Beaugeard

Mrs. Becky Collier

Mrs. Alizon Fenton

Mrs Soledad Alvarez-Sanchez

Miss Katherine Gould

Miss Isabel Smith

Year Two

Miss. Anne Jeffery – Class Teacher

Mrs. Melody Hutcheon – Class Teacher

Miss Jo Goulds – Class Teacher

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs. Jill Lawson

Mrs. Jan Mycroft

Mrs. Catherine Plane

Mrs. Viven Thomas

Mrs. Catherine Wilson

Year Six

Mrs. Kate Hinings – Class Teacher

Miss. Alison Wakefield – Class Teacher

Mrs. Sandra Watt – Class Teacher

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs. Moira Everson

Mrs. Lynn Gilmore

Mrs. Sarah Weston

Year Three

Mr Sam Brackenbury – Class Teacher

Miss Julie Deakin – Class Teacher

Miss Debbie Self  – Class Teacher

Learning Support Assistants:

Mrs. Michaela Riches

Mrs. Emma Rotheram

Mrs. Tracy Saward-Clarke


Mrs. Rachel Bowen – SENCO

Mrs. Dorothea Mitchell – FT/Swimming

Miss Rachel Mallett – Computing

Mr. Harry Palmer– PE HLTA

Mrs. Donna Martin HLTA

Mrs. Andrea Bell  – Parent Support Advisor

Mrs. Soledad Alvarez Sanchez – Speech and Language Assistant

Mrs. Emma Rotheram – Pastoral Support Assistant

Office Staff

Mrs. Margaret Burton – PA to Mrs. Hope

Mrs. Kelly Betteridge – Finance Officer

Ms. Emily Palmer– Receptionist

Kitchen Staff

Mr Chris Bell – Cook in Charge

Mrs. Kirby Lansdowne – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs. Val Nunes – Kitchen Assistant

Mrs. Dot Reynolds– Kitchen Assistant

Breakfast/After School Club Staff

Mrs. Emily Palmer – Breakfast Club

Ms. Juliette Clifford – Breakfast Club

Mr Greg Evans – Breakfast Club/Playworker

Mrs. Lorraine Zipfel-Burke Breakfast Club

Mrs. Julia McClarnon – Play Leader

Ms. Isabel Smith – Playworker

Mrs. Dorothea Mitchell – Playworker

Mr Harry Palmer – Playworker

Mr Greg Evans – Playworker

MSAs (Dinner Supervisors)

Mrs. Helen Hinsley – Lead Supervisor

Mrs. Michaela Riches

Mrs. Ruth Raworth

Mrs. Claudia McInally

Mrs. Lorraine Zipfel-Burke

Mrs. Sue Spooner

Mrs. Marlene Palmer

Ms. Amy Deol (SEN)

Ms. Isabel Smith

Ms Brigid Conway

Mrs. Susan Boudjelal

Mr Harry Palmer

Miss Juliette Clifford

Mrs. Mary Syder

Mrs. Gwen Wilkin

Mrs. Isabella Olivio

Support Staff

Mrs. Mary Syder – Caretaker/Cleaner

Mr Albert Irvine – Caretaker/Cleaner

Mrs. Marlene Palmer – Cleaner

Mrs. Liliana Castro Osorio – Cleaner

Miss Cali Syder – Cleaner

If you wish to talk to a member of staff, please phone the school office to make an appointment. While all staff will try to make themselves available, please understand that it may not always be possible for you to talk to teachers and LSAs at the beginning and end of the school day. If you wish to write a note to a teacher and send it to school with your child, or via the school office, staff will make a point of getting back to you as soon as possible. Thankyou.