Broom Cottages Primary and Nursery School, Broom Road, Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17 8AN

01740 651 363



A very warm welcome from all our staff here at Broom Cottages Primary & Nursery School.


Broom Cottages Primary and Nursery School Staff 2015 - Photograph courtesy of TEMPEST PHOTOGRAPHY

Meet Our Staff



Mr Sean Kavanagh (Safeguarding Officer)



Deputy Headteacher

Mr Stuart Shields (Assessment / Behaviour / Gifted and Talented / Safeguarding Officer)



Business Manager

Miss Melody Hockaday (Health and Safety)



Our Foundation Stage Team


Mrs Hilary Todd (Foundation Stage Leader and Safeguarding Officer)

Mrs Sharon O'Kell (First Aid)

Miss Stacey I'Anson

Mrs Carol Smith (Outreach Support)



Mrs Laura McCormick (R.E. Co-ordinator / First Aid)

Mrs Diane Shafto (Art and D.T. Co-ordinator / First Aid)

Mrs Louise Marr (First Aid)


Our Key Stage 1 Team

Miss Leanne Atkinson (Key Stage 1 Leader / Computing Co-ordinator)

Miss Amanda Cooper

Mrs Rachel Simpson (Music Co-ordinator)

Miss Claire Gidley (Media Co-ordinator)

Mrs Deborah Brown

Mrs Leanne Storey (Key Stage 1 / 1:1 Phonics Intervention / Lexia)




Our Lower Key Stage 2 Team

Miss Carrie Hardy (Lower Key Stage 2 Leader / PSHE / LGBT / Temporary Literacy Lead)

Mr Philip Graham (Maths Co-ordinator / First Aid)

Mrs Sophie Younger (MFL Co-ordinator)

Mrs Margaret Rowley

Mrs Michelle Scorer

Mrs Joanne Hocking



Our Upper Key Stage 2 Team

Mrs Jemma Etherington (Upper Key Stage 2 Leader / English / 

Accelerated Reader)

Mrs Helen Chilvers (History and Geography Co-ordinator)

Mrs Ellen Kean (Science Co-ordinator)

Miss Jessica Wheatley (P.E. Co-ordinator / First Aid)

Mrs Lesley Rose

Mrs. Sue Waldock (Upper Key Stage 2 / 1:1 Phonics Intervention / Lexia)



Swimming Instructor

Mrs Linda Warwick



Our Admin Team

Mrs Lynn Price (Secretary)

Miss Erica Daniels



Mrs Patricia Hicks (Safeguarding Officer)



Speech and Language

Miss Dot Palmer (Counsellor / First Aid)



Parent Support Advisor

Mrs Jane Herron


Educational Welfare Officer

Mrs Kelly Reynolds


Our Kitchen Staff, Lunchtime Supervisors and Breakfast Club


Mrs Angela Herron (Unit Manager - Taylor Shaw)

Mrs Julie Dennis (Catering Assistant - Taylor Shaw)

Miss Samantha Wharton (Catering Assistant - Taylor Shaw)


Mrs Debbie Gibson (Lead Lunchtime Supervisor / Breakfast Club)

Mrs Sharon Bihari (Lunchtime Supervisor / Breakfast Club)

Mrs Joanne Simmons (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Viv Ball (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mr Michael Dunn (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Janice Natress (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Miss Lisa Stapleton (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Jackie Welburn (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Celia Herron (Breakfast Club)



School Crossing Patrol

Mrs Janice Natress



Our Support Staff

Mr Gary Sokell (Caretaker)

Mr David Porter (Caretaker)


Miss Lyndsey Parker (Cleaner)

Mrs Debra Hodkinson-Hickey (Cleaner)

Mrs Linda Murphy (Cleaner)

Mrs Wan Sexton (Cleaner)

Mrs Julie Stephenson (Cleaner)