School Staff

Leadership Team

Mrs A McGuire - Principal

Hello, I am Mrs McGuire, and I am the Principal at St. Paul's. I really enjoy my job here and am lucky to work with such great staff, talented children and supportive parents and governors. When I am not at work I enjoy spending time with my family and going on holiday with them to exotic destinations. I am an avid reader, one of my favourite books of all time is Room with a View by E.M Forster. I am originally from Manchester and I like to go back to visit my friends and family who still live there, and of course I am a Manchester City fan!

Miss K Winchurch - Vice Principal

Hello, my name is Miss Winchurch and I am thrilled to be the Vice Principal and Support Teacher in KS2. In my spare time I enjoy running and I am aiming to complete a half marathon this year. I love to socialise with friends and family and I particularly enjoy going to the cinema and theatre.

Mrs B Rainford - Assistant Principal

Hello, my name is Mrs Rainford and I am the Nursery Teacher. I also work with children, parents and Governors to run the schools Eco Committee. I am a keen swimmer and enjoy travelling and experiencing different cultures. I also enjoy socialising and having meals out.

Teaching Staff

Miss S Holden - Reception Teacher

Hello, my name is Miss Holden, I am the Reception teacher. In my spare time I like to spend time with friends and family and keep fit by going to the gym. One of my passions is art so I like to do as much drawing and painting as I can in my free time. I also love travelling, photography and trying new things such as scuba diving and parasailing!

Mrs J Surgeon - Year 1 Teacher

My name is Mrs Surgeon and I am the Year 4 Teacher. I enjoy reading, walks in the country and camping with the children at the church I attend. I have one daughter.

Miss S Edgar - Year 2 Teacher

Hello, I am the Year 2 teacher.  I enjoy socialising with my family and friends, I also have three sisters so we  enjoy shopping, having meals out and generally catching up. My hobbies include reading, cooking and going on sun holidays.

Miss A Batchelor - Year 3 Teacher

Hello, my name is Miss Batchelor. I am the Year 3 teacher. In my free time I enjoy socialising with friends and spending time with my family. I enjoy going to the cinema, going out for dinner and watching shows at the theatre. I also like going on holiday and exploring other cultures.

Mr R Gambon - Year 4 Teacher

Hi, I'm Mr Gambon and I am the Year 4 Teacher. In my spare time I like to socialise with friends and family. I enjoy going to watch different sporting events. I am a keen competitive rugby player and a qualified RFU rugby coach and referee. I love to travel and explore different countries and cultures around the world.

Mrs D Crosby - Year 5 Teacher

Hi, I'm Mrs Crosby and I'm the Year 5 Teacher. I have two little boys and they up a lot of my time, but I don't mind because they are great fun. I also enjoy reading, a bit of gardening (although I'm not very good at naming flowers or plants!) and spending time with friends and family.

Mr A Edgar - Year 6 Teacher

Hi, I'm Mr Edgar and I teach Year 6. I have been teaching for five years and in school I am the Modern Foreign Languages Coordinator in addition to having responsibility for Gifted and Talented and Sustainable Schools. I have a young daughter, Emily and in my spare time I enjoy watching my favourite football team – Everton FC. I enjoy running, swimming and cycling and reading books especially about History.

Mrs B Kapoor - KS2 Support Teacher

Hello, I am Mrs Kapoor and I work in Key Stage Two as a target teacher. I really enjoy my job and I am very lucky to be working with such enthusiastic children and staff. I am a mum of three children and I enjoy spending my time with friends and family.

Support Staff

Mrs T Cope - HLTA

My name is Mrs Cope and I am a Higher Level Teaching Assistant at St Paul's with responsibility for Art and Design. I am a mum of two grown up children and I enjoy spending time with my family. I enjoy going to the Speedway with my husband. I live in the country and frequently take the opportunity to walk in the country.

Mrs N Hartland - HLTA

My name is Mrs Hartland and I am a Higher Level Teaching Assistant and the Designated Safeguarding Lead. I do lots of fun things with my beautiful daughter like going to the cinema, swimming or bowling. I enjoy socialising and entertaining with friends from work. I live in Tipton and I have two sisters and one brother.

Mrs C Barker - LSP

I work part-time in EYFS as an LSP.  I am a mum of two children which keeps me quite busy.  When I have a spare minute I enjoy running and going on bike rides with my family.

Mrs Bridgwater - LSP

I have worked at St. Paul's for 11 years as a Lunchtime Supervisor; an LSP and I also work in the Breakfast Club. I really enjoy my job. I have four children, who are now all grown up and they all attended St. Paul's. I also have six beautiful grandchildren who I also enjoy spending time with. In my free time I enjoy being with my family and the odd few days away with my mom and sister.

Mrs D Dacre - LSP

Hello my name is Mrs Dacre and I work in Key Stage 1 as an LSP. I enjoy my job very much. I have two grown up children who are very important to me. I love all animals and have seven cats of my own which I adore. In my own time I often take shopping trips with my daughter Sarah, bake cakes (lemon is my speciality), spend time gardening and meeting up with friends for meals and a chat.

Mrs C Green - LSP

My name is Miss Green and I work in Key Stage 1 as an LSP. I have been working with young children since leaving school and find it very rewarding. In my spare time I enjoy shopping and meeting up with friends, I also have two staffordshire bull terriers named George and Stanley who I adore! I also love anything pink!

Miss S Hassall - LSP

Hi, I'm Miss Hassall. I am a LSP currently working in EYFS. I really enjoy my job and find it very rewarding. In my spare time I like socialising with my friends and spending time with my family.

Miss S Holl - LSP

Hi, I'm Miss Holl and I now work in Key Stage 2 I have previously worked as an LSP in Year 6. I run the skipping club with Miss Hassall. Outside of school, I enjoy going to the gym, socialising with my friends and spending time with my family.

Miss Z McInereny - LSP

Hello I am Miss McInerney and I am an LSP in EYFS. I have twin girls and a son and I love spending time with them. When I'm not being a mum I liek to spend time with my friends, listen to music and shop until I drop.

Ms D O'Sullivan - LSP

Hi;  I work as an LSP in Key Stage 2.  I have one daughter who I love spending time with.  In my free time I enjoy going on holiday with my family and I have a wide network of friends who I enjoy meeting up with.  I enjoy reading, music and shopping.

Miss Rostron - LSP

My name is Miss Rostron and I work in Key Stage 2 as an LSP. I really enjoy my job and find it very rewarding. I love animals and have a dog called Bentley, who loves going for long walks. In my spare time I like socialising with my family and friends.

Mrs J Towe - LSP

Hello my name is Mrs Towe and I am an LSP in Key Stage 2. I enjoy working with children of all ages. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my daughter. In my spare time I like to go shopping too, especially for handbags and socialising with my friends.

Mrs M Walker - LSP

I am a LSP. I have two teenage girls who both attended St. Paul's. I spend a lot of my spare time with my children at our caravan in Wales. We do lots of socialising and beach walking.

Mr D Westwood - Sports Coach/KS2 Learning Mentor

Hello, my name is Mr Westwood and I'm the schools Sports Coach and KS2 Learning Mentor. I have always been a keen sportsman with a particular interest in football. Along with being a massive Man United fan, I continue to enjoy playing football and compete at a semi-professional level. I also enjoy travelling which enables me to experience new cultures and create new experiences.

Mrs J Beasley - Business Manager

My name is Mrs Beasley and I am the School Business Manager. I have worked at St. Paul's for 14 years and absolutely love my job. In my spare time, I love spending time with my two daughters, we often shop and have lunch or dinner together and catch up on the latest gossip. I also like to buy shoes, listen to music and do the odd aqua aerobics class.

Miss L Bridge - Office Manager

Hello, my name is Miss Bridge and I am the Office Manager. I live at home with my parents and two younger sisters and I love spending time with them. I have two dogs- a Bichon Frise called Harley, and a Chihuahua called Louis and I enjoy taking them for long walks to different places. I also enjoy going shopping and eating out with friends.

Name Role
Mr R Perrins Site Manager
Mrs V Bridgwater Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs J Callagan Lunchtime Supervisor
Mrs I Taylor Lunchtime Supervisor, Cleaner
Mrs E Locke Cleaner
Mrs D O'Dea Cleaner

Art Club Staff Portraits

Our Art Club have been very busy working on a new set of staff portraits in our entrance hall. We all love our portraits!