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.

Meet Our Staff



Mr Stuart Shields (Assessment/Behaviour/Pupil Premium/Safeguarding Officer


Deputy Headteacher

Mr Philip Graham

(Attendance / Gifted and Talented /Maths Co-ordinator/Pupil Premium/Safeguarding Officer)




SCHOOL Business Manager

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





Our Foundation Stage Team


Mrs Carrie Shannon (LGBTQ / Safeguarding Officer/SENCO/SLT)

Miss Shaan Griffiths (First Aid)

 Mrs Claire Hopson (First Aid)

Miss Caitlin Griffiths (SEND 1:1)

Miss Stephanie Elloway (SEND 1:1)




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

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

Mr. Jack Cornish (SEND 1:1)

Mrs Sharon O'Kell (SEND 1:1)



Our Key Stage 1 Team

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

Miss Amanda Cooper (Art Co-ordinator)

Miss Amy Powton (PE Co-ordinator)

Miss Gemma Laws

Mrs Michelle Scorer (First Aid)



Our Lower Key Stage 2 Team


Mrs Jemma Etherington (Phase Leader of Years 3 to 4/English Co-ordinator/Accelerated Reader/SLT)

Mrs Karen Taylor (PSHCE Co-ordinator/RSE/Rights Respecting School/DT Co-ordinator)

Mrs Helen Chilvers (History Co-ordinator)

Mrs Ellen Kean (Science Co-ordinator)


Miss Lisa Stapleton (SEND1:1)


Our Upper Key Stage 2 Team

Mr Philip Graham (Deputy Headteacher/Phase Leader of Years 5 to 6)

Mrs Rachel Simpson (Music Co-ordinator)

Mrs Claire Trueman (RE Co-ordinator)


Mr Chris Darby (Geography Co-ordinator)

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

Mr Stewart Lee (SEND 1:1)


Swimming Instructors

Mrs Linda Warwick





Sports Apprentice

Miss Ruby Palmer




Our Admin Team

Mrs Lynn Price (Secretary)

Mrs Sam Varley





Mrs Carrie Shannon





Miss Dot Palmer (First Aid / Safeguarding Officer/Speech and Language)




Our Kitchen Staff, Lunchtime Supervisors and Breakfast Club


Mrs Samantha Wharton (Unit Manager - 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)




School Crossing Patrol

Mrs Janice Natress




Our Support Staff

Mr Gary Sokell (Caretaker)

Mr David Porter (Caretaker)


Miss Lyndsey Parker (Cleaner)

Mrs Wan Sexton (Cleaner)

Mrs Alison Bowes (Cleaner)

Ms Dawn Chrich (Cleaner)


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