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St James Academy

We belong, we believe, we flourish.


We help others to succeed.


We are honest and fair.

Perseverance and Courage

We embrace challenge.


We are kind, polite and forgiving.

Friendship and Respect

We listen to each other.


We respect ourselves, each other and our school.

Meet The Team


Gareth Bailey


Deputy Head

Bethany Maidment


Special Educational Needs Co-Ordinator (SENDco)

Bethany Maidment


Admin Staff

Karen Williamson – Admin Officer

Caroline Snow – Clerical Assistant

Carey Johnson – Finance Officer



Bhavna Turnell – Florence Nightingale Class (Year 3/4)

Sam Marchant & Elizabeth Hunter – Mary Seacole Class (Year 3/4)

Steve Tibbert – Neil Armstrong Class (Year 3/4)

Jessica Knapp – Beatrix Potter Class (Year 5)

Frankie Harris & Kelly Duffey – Charles Dickens Class (Year 5)

Becky Starling – Nelson Mandela Class (Year 6)

Scott Browne – Isambard Kingdom Brunel Class (Year 6)


Pastoral Team

Samantha Vallis (Pastoral Support)

Sara Male (Parent Support Advisor)


Teaching Assistants

Alana Burgess

Kimberley Forrester

Heidi Boother

Clare Coleman

Karen Gibbs

Pauline Davies

Kerry Thornhill

Sarah Revening

Anita Roberts

Kara Sawyer (HLTA)



Simon Smith


Catering Staff

Tracey Stevens

Jennifer Wilshire


MDSAs  (Midday Supervisory Assistants)

Heidi Boother

Karen Gibbs

Sarah Revening

Kerry Thornhill

Kimberley Forrester

Tara Hughes

Naomi Rowlett


Breakfast Club Leaders

Delia Willcocks

Tracey Stevens

Tara Hughes



Delia Wilcocks

Tracey Stevens

Jennifer Wilshire