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St Francis Church of England Aided Junior School

"To be the best we can be"

HAPPY EASTER! School re-opens at 8:40am on 12th April, for breakfast club, children need to be in school ready for the 8:55am registration. PLEASE DO NOT COME TO SCHOOL BEFORE 8:40am. Y3/4 will enter via the side entrance, Y5/6 via the main entrance. Our Out of Hours Covid-19 reporting line is 07768 688785. 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 - Acting Head Teacher, SENDCO, Designated Safeguarding Lead, E-Safety Lead

Mrs. Pickett - Assistant Head Teacher

Miss Cail - Acting Deputy Head Teacher, Y6 Teacher, Y5/6 Team Leader, English Coordinator, Y6/7 Transition

Miss Hockaday - Business Manager, Health and Safety Lead (SLA 0.2)

Miss Mason - Positive Futures Worker, Designated Safeguarding Lead


Mrs. Ryder - Year 3 Teacher, Y3/4 Team Leader, RE, International Coordinator, Y2/3 Transition

Mr. Sowerby - Year 3/4 Teacher

Mrs. Nixon - Year 4 Teacher, Art and DT Coordinator

Miss Lanham - Year 5 Teacher, Science and Computing Coordinator

Miss Cooper - Year 6 Teacher, Geography and History Coordinator


Mr. Baister - Teaching Assistant, Healthy Schools and Extended Schools Coordinator

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

Miss Pounder - HLTA, Healthy Schools, PSHCE, SPAG and Phonics Coordinator

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

Mrs. Troup - Teaching Assistant, Healthy Schools Coordinator

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


Mrs. Raine - School Administrator

Miss Hutchinson - School Administration Assistant


Mrs. Walker - Caretaker and Cleaning Team Leader

Mrs. Wilkinson - Cleaner

Mrs. Forster - Lunchtime Supervisor and Cleaner

Miss Walker - Lunchtime Supervisor

Miss Stewart - Lunchtime Supervisor

Mrs. Duncan - School Cook (Taylor Shaw)