Broom Cottages Primary and Nursery School

Broom Cottages Primary and Nursery School

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



(Wednesday to Friday)

Mr Sean Kavanagh (Safeguarding Officer) 


ACTING Headteacher 

(Monday and Tuesday)

Mr Stuart Shields

(Safeguarding Officer) 

Deputy Headteacher

(Wednesday to Friday)

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



ACTING Deputy Headteacher

(Monday and Tuesday)

Mr Philip Graham


SCHOOL Business Manager

Miss Melody Hockaday (Health and Safety/Safeguarding Officer/Data Protection Officer)





Our Foundation Stage Team


Mrs Carrie Shannon (LGBTQ / Safeguarding Officer/RSE)

Mrs Shaan Griffiths

Miss Stacey I'Anson/ Mrs Claire Hopson (temporary cover)

Miss Ellie Stevens (SEND 1:1)

Miss Stephanie Elloway (SEND 1:1)




Mrs Diane Shafto (Foundation Stage Lead / Reading Leader / First Aid)

Miss Amanda Cooper (Art Co-ordinator

Miss Gemma Laws 





Our Key Stage 1 Team

Miss Leanne Atkinson (Computing Co-ordinator/KS1 Phase Leader)

Mrs Karen Taylor (DT Co-ordinator)

Miss Victoria Thompson (PSHCE Co-ordinator/Rights Respecting School)

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

Mrs. Sue Waldock (Key Stage 1 / 1:1 Phonics Intervention/First Aid)

Mrs Michelle Scorer (First Aid)




Our Lower Key Stage 2 Team

Mr Philip Graham (Phase Leader of Years 3 to 4 / Maths Co-ordinator / First Aid)

Mrs Rachel Simpson (Music Co-ordinator)

Mrs Claire Trueman (Media and RE Co-ordinator)

Miss Amy Powton (PE Co-ordinator)

Mrs Beverley Banner (1:1 support)

Miss Lisa Stapleton (SEND1:1)





Our Upper Key Stage 2 Team

Mrs Jemma Etherington (Phase Leader of Years 5 to 6 / English / Accelerated Reader)

Mrs Helen Chilvers (History Co-ordinator)

Mrs Ellen Kean (Science Co-ordinator)

Mr Chris Darby (Geography Co-ordinator)

Mrs Lesley Rose

Mrs Deborah Brown (1:1 Phonics Intervention / First Aid)





Swimming Instructors

Mrs Linda Warwick

Mrs Amii Hatchett





Sports Apprentice

Miss Ruby Palmer




Our Admin Team

Mrs Lynn Price (Secretary)

Mrs Sam Varley





Mrs Patricia Hicks (Safeguarding Officer)




Speech and Language

Miss Dot Palmer (Counsellor / First Aid / Safeguarding Officer)






Our Kitchen Staff, Lunchtime Supervisors and Breakfast Club


Mrs Angela Herron (Unit Manager - Chartwells)

Miss Samantha Wharton (Catering Assistant - Chartwells)

Mrs Sharon Croft (Catering Assistant - Chartwells)


Mrs Debbie Gibson (Lead Lunchtime Supervisor / Breakfast Club / First Aid)

Mrs Sharon Bihari (Lunchtime Supervisor / Breakfast Club / First Aid)

Mrs Joanne Long (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Viv Ball (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mr Michael Dunn (Lunchtime Supervisor / First Aid)

Mrs Janice Natress (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Miss Hayley Parker (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Jackie Welburn (Lunchtime Supervisor)

Mrs Celia Herron (Breakfast Club)




After School Club

Miss Fallon Rose (First Aid)




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 Wan Sexton (Cleaner)

Mrs Alison Bowes (Cleaner)

Ms Dawn Chrich (Cleaner)


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