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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"To be the best we can be"

The school opens at 8:15am for breakfast club, last entry is 8:30am. Children need to enter school at 8:45am ready to start lessons at 8:55am. Y3/4 enter via the side gate, Y5/6 by the main entrance. Please check the Key Information tab on a regular basis for updated risk assessments. Thank you for your continued support, Mrs. Lakey.

Meet the Staff

Come and meet the staff at our school!

Staff Responsibilities 


Mrs. Lakey - Headteacher, Designated Safeguarding Lead, E-Safety Lead

Mrs. Pickett - Deputy Headteacher, Y5/6 Team Leader, Designated Safeguarding Lead, Behaviour Lead, Maths

Mrs. Pallister - SENCO, Y3/4 Team Leader, English and Reading Coordinator, Y3/4 Transition

Miss Hockaday - Business Manager, Health and Safety Lead (SLA 0.4)

Miss Mason - Positive Futures Worker, Designated Safeguarding Lead


Mrs. Ryder - Year 3/4 Teacher, RE, International Coordinator,

Mr. Sowerby - Year 3/4 Teacher

Mrs. Nixon - Year 5/6 Teacher, Art and DT Coordinator

Miss Lanham - Year 5 Teacher, Science and Computing Coordinator

Miss Cooper - Year 6 Teacher, Geography and History Coordinator


Ms. Fahey - HLTA, Medicines in School, Lead First Aider, PE / MFL Coordinator

Miss Pounder - HLTA, Healthy Schools and Phonics Coordinator

Mrs. Roche - HLTA, Anti-bullying, PSHCE and SPAG Coordinator

Mrs. Troup - Teaching Assistant, School BLOG

Mrs. Wright - Enhanced Teaching Assistant, Rights Respecting School and P4C Coordinator


Awaiting Appointment - School Administrator

Miss Hutchinson - School Administration Assistant


Mrs. Walker - Caretaker and Cleaning Team Leader

Miss. Bell - Cleaner

Mrs. Forster - Lunchtime Supervisor and Cleaner

Miss Walker - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs. Hall - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs. Cole - School Cook (Taylor Shaw)

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